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  • How Vietnamese express love

    Vietnamese culture is not overly demonstrative, but love is expressed everyday in myriad ways. We share with you snippets of a few, beautiful, enduring love stories – the fresh pure love of a boy for his pet, the tried and tested love of an old couple who have spent a lifetime of ups and downs together, the long-distance love of a young married couple, the unconditional love of a girl for her adopted sick brother.

  • Fruits for your Valentine

    For this day dedicated to the ideals of love, surprise your soul mate with what really matters - great food!

  • How Chinese people express love

    I Love You highlights how “I love you” is said in Mandarin, the national language of China, as well as in Cantonese, one of the dominating local dialects spoken in South China and among overseas Chinese.

  • Pori Moni

    Pori Moni talks of her plans, personal life

    Pori Moni is a contemporary sensation for the Bangla cinema lovers. She started in 2015 in Shemaheen Bholobasha and till date Pori has gifted 11 feature films to her audience.

  • Uttara Apartment Project: Central LPG line for users?

    The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) looks to hand over 840 apartments in 10 buildings of its Uttara apartment project to buyers from April.

  • ‘Premi O Premi’ hits theatre today

    As the country witnesses a new wave of films hitting the silver screen in the recent time, Jazz Multimedia also walks down the same track by releasing yet another comedy love story -- Premi o Premi -- ahead of the Valentine’s Day.

  • [WATCH] Shift QuickRev: The 10 greatest & craziest Fast and Furious chases

    Take a look at the 10 most insane car chases in the Fast and Furious franchise.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Tahirpur in winter

    Tahirpur, an upazila under Sunamganj district offers some mesmerizing natural places for travelers looking to head out of their busy lives.

  • Fashion through the years: Bangladesh

    Almost 70 years ago, the subcontinent was liberated from colonist regime. It resurrected, only to find itself broken into many pieces and ultimately Bangladesh was born in 1971. Many styles have come and gone within this period but one thing has definitely remained constant throughout it all was the obsession of the people of Bengal, to look their best through thick and thin.

  • Fashion through the ages: Malaysia

    Bajukurung is a traditional Malay dress comprising a sarung, or a long skirt, and a long sleeved blouse. In the1950s, women would pair the blouse with a sarung made from kainsongket (a handwoven textured fabric with gold or silver threads) and accessorise with jewellery and a handbag before finishing off their look with bright red lipstick.

  • Vietnam women’s fashion thru' the years

    This video depicts the most popular fashion trends among young women in north Vietnam since early 20th century. Here’s our pick of favoured daily costumes and traditional long dresses (áo dài in Vietnamese).

  • [Watch] Tania Ahmed’s directorial debut ‘Bhalobasha Emon E Hoy’

    For two decades, Tania Ahmed has entertained the audience with her brilliant acting performance. Now she has emerged as a film director with “Bhalobasha Emon E Hoy” (Good Morning London) that was released on January 27, 2017.

  • Sarika returns

    When glamourous model and actress Sarika all of a sudden retired from the limelight about 30 months back, her fans were all too disappointed. Lo behold! She has now decided to come back to the showbiz industry.

  • The history of Hong Kong fashion

    To celebrate the beautiful fashion culture of Hong Kong, why not take a look back through the decades of fashion from the 1950s right up to the 1990s.

  • Know your kites

    Shakrain, the festival which marks the end of 'Poush' in the Bengali calendar, is celebrated with much gusto in many neighbourhoods

  • Cricket at the BKSP: Bangladesh’s cradle of sports

    Located 28 kilometres north-west of Dhaka, nestled in the green surrounds of Savar is the cradle of Bangladeshi sport. The Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan has under its wing 17 sports, of which cricket is just one, but few would argue that it is the most high-profile sport in the country, and so in the BKSP.

  • Mercedes GLA arrives in Bangladesh

    Mercedes GLA arrives in Bangladesh.

  • Verdict ends their wait

    Barred by police from entering the Narayanganj court premises, Morsheda Akhter stood outside the entrance, and kept waiting for the judge to deliver the verdict in the seven-murder case.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Saint Martin's Island

    Poets call Saint Martin's Island a piece of heaven on earth. The phrase aptly describes the almost indescribable beauty of Bangladesh's only coral island.

  • The Maestro Speaks

    I actually feel 25 years younger after this to be honest. There is a lot more to come and we are releasing some new songs digitally very soon. Hopefully, you will see a lot more from us in the near future.

  • In conversation with gracious Farzana Shakil

    Wearing her hair in a neat bun and only the eyes highlighted in an otherwise naturally done face, Farzana Shakil walked in as grace personified. Simple, elegant. We decided on a short rendezvous with the beauty maestro, discussing about cosmetics, beauty and herself.

  • Beekeeping popular in Chalanbeel

    From time immemorial, honey is popularly known as the best cure for hundreds of diseases. In the Chalanbeel areas of Pabna and Sirajganj, bees can now make their hives near the crop fields as beekeeping or apiculture gains popularity among the farmers.

  • My Small Thin Deshi Wedding

    The era of big fat weddings is finally coming to a close. The millennials are facing the brunt of rising living costs whilst economic

  • Straight from kitchen episode 11: Taste of the Ocean

    This episode of Straight From Kitchen brings you the taste of ocean prepared by Daniel D’ Rozario, Executive Chef, Saltz Fine Seafood Restaurant.

  • Textbook errors: Steps after probe report, says Nahid

    Steps will be taken over the mistakes made in the school textbooks after submission of the probe report, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid says.

  • A trip to Golap Graam

    There are roses as far as the eyes can see in the Birulia union, under Savar Upazila, in the most vibrant, flaming shades of red.

  • [Watch] Marzan’s parents denounce son

    Parents of neo-JMB leader Nurul Islam Marzan who was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police early hours of Friday night denounce their son’s criminal activities and believe that he got what he had deserved.

  • Mukhosh Manush: First Bangladeshi film on cyber crime

    Nawsheen, Hillol and Kalyan are popular as small screen actors. And now the trio has acted in their first feature film “Mukhosh Manush” directed by Yasir Arafat Jewel, which was released nationwide on December 30, 2016.

  • For bringing smile to kids with cancer

    In 2014, private firm employee Fatimatul Botul was talking to a friend who works at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University

  • [WATCH] DNCC market fire causes Tk 200 crore damage

    A trader’s association leader claims goods worth at least Tk 200 crore are damaged as a fire breaks out in Gulshan-1 Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) market.