14h ago| Health & Fitness

Not woman enough for the world

Over the years I watched my friends and colleagues bear children with zero concern, while my infertility stretched on for years. It was ‘as if’ I couldn’t finish-off with my womanly duties until...

2d ago| Food & Recipes

Slushies for summer

The core ingredients that go into a slushy are only a couple – ice and flavoured syrup. Once you figure out the appropriate ratios to combine the two, you may play around with delectable flavour...

4d ago| Food & Recipes

How to control your sweet tooth

With some smart sugar strategies, you can keep your cravings under control. Be adventurous and outsmart your sweet tooth.

4d ago| Food & Recipes

Grilling techniques for smoky flavours!

To every foodie’s excitement, it is that time of the year again – to pull out your grilling machines and get your skewers ready! Although the holidays of Eid-ul-Azha are over, there remains a...

14h ago| Health & Fitness

Motherhood: a choice, not an obligation

The year 2021 is ringing with change but women claiming bodily autonomy is not one we are prepared for yet. The liberal (read: atypical) belief of “your body, your choice” is one shrouded with...

14h ago| Health & Fitness

Bold and Strong: That’s how women are

This is the story of Samira Syed, a Bangladeshi powerlifter, fashion and fitness model. Yes, you read it right; she is all three and much more.

14h ago| Health & Fitness

Body image, mental health condition and the influence of media: The pertinent trio

It is common knowledge that the most relevant perceptions and notions (that matter) in our lives are primarily shaped at the crucial age of adolescence.

No safety regulations as people try to avail daily essentials at low prices

Crowds of hundreds of people were seen in front of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) trucks in Rampura area of the capital, to avail daily necessities at low prices.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Beauty is not BMI

I am obese and I don’t do anything about it; no exercise, no dieting and scarily enough, have no desire to help myself either. I think I am rebelling, simply because deep down in my mind’s eye,

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Body image, mental health condition and the influence of media: The pertinent trio

It is common knowledge that the most relevant perceptions and notions (that matter) in our lives are primarily shaped at the crucial age of adolescence.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fairest of all?

Shejuti is a 27 year old executive working for two years at a reputed company. Because of her nine to five job, she peeks at a mirror less but is more consumed with the digital screens;

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

The power of a befitting lingerie

Lingerie shopping in Bangladesh is a three-pronged challenge, often disappointing! When looking for quality, you will drearily discover the markets being flooded with leftovers from European and...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Bold and Strong: That’s how women are

This is the story of Samira Syed, a Bangladeshi powerlifter, fashion and fitness model. Yes, you read it right; she is all three and much more.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Clean Hands with Sepnil Instant Hand Sanitizer

While thoroughly washing hands with soap and water is the most ideal approach to get rid of these particles, it is not always an available option and depends on the surrounding.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Embracing Body Positivity for Self-Empowerment

See if this rings a bell: You are at a social gathering, and you often find yourself or other women start their conversation with how you have either lost weight or maybe gained a little from the...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Fusion cuisine explained

Fusion food is an art of cooking that involves combining varying and contrasting culinary traditions, or techniques, into one single dish.

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Not woman enough for the world

Over the years I watched my friends and colleagues bear children with zero concern, while my infertility stretched on for years. It was ‘as if’ I couldn’t finish-off with my womanly duties until...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Motherhood: a choice, not an obligation

The year 2021 is ringing with change but women claiming bodily autonomy is not one we are prepared for yet. The liberal (read: atypical) belief of “your body, your choice” is one shrouded with...