15h ago| Life & Living

The man who gave the world Nasek Nasek: In conversation with Animes Roy

Nasek Nasek! The beat rarely fails to stir up happiness, lift spirits, or make feet dance. Not long ago, the phrase did not mean much to a lot of people. But Animes Roy changed all that – Animes and team Coke Studio Bangla. The song took the nation by storm almost overnight, catapulting Animes into stardom.

4d ago| Food & Recipes

5 sandwiches to relish in hot weather

Between two slices of bread, a great number of ingredients can be mixed and matched to create a class favourite, a food that we know by the name sandwich. Sandwiches are insanely easy to prepare and delicious sandwiches can be prepared from simple and readily available ingredients. If you are a fan of sandwich like me, you can put together different kinds of sandwiches throughout the year to treat yourself, and your friends and family. The days right now are hot and humid, so here are 5 simple but scrumptious sandwich recipes that you can use when you are looking to eat something fresh and light. These sandwiches are also quick, healthy, and budget-friendly.

Is napping harmful now?

After studying 60,686 individuals who provided information on their napping habits four times between 2006 and 2019, the researchers have come to the conclusion that individuals who napped frequently have a 12 percent higher chance of developing high blood pressure and a 24 percent higher chance of having a stroke as opposed to people who never nap.

Mango bonanza of Kansat wholesale market

During fruit harvesting season, if you are looking for mangoes for consumption or business, Kansat is the ultimate place to be. The Kansat mango market at Chapai Nawabganj is renowned as the largest mango bazaar in Bangladesh and like all bazaars, there’s madness here, but there’s also distinct method to it.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Slay in sleeveless blouses

Wearing the national dress only on special occasions is a thing of the past. Women of today have rediscovered elegance and comfort in saris and have found their own ways to make it convenient for them. Jeans instead of traditional petticoats, sneakers, rather than heels, and most commonly and popularly, sleeveless blouses in place of traditional looks such as long sleeves, puffs, or three quarters. Here are 6 super funky ways you can don the sleeveless blouse and slay in it!

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

The man who gave the world Nasek Nasek: In conversation with Animes Roy

Nasek Nasek! The beat rarely fails to stir up happiness, lift spirits, or make feet dance. Not long ago, the phrase did not mean much to a lot of people. But Animes Roy changed all that – Animes and team Coke Studio Bangla. The song took the nation by storm almost overnight, catapulting Animes into stardom.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Fabulous fish recipes for your table

Fish recipes are key to getting fresh, delicious meals on the table quickly and easily. There are many ways to cook fish — grilled, baked, fried or stewed. This list of fish recipes is simple and easy to make with full of global flavours will delight fish lovers and definitely improve the dinner table game.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Is Bangladesh friendly enough for startups? An analysis

Startups! You probably come across this word everywhere, whether on television, in newspapers, or on the Internet. Thanks to the power of globalisation, the air of startup culture has reached Bangladesh as well. But is the business environment in Bangladesh hospitable enough to start and push a startup towards success? Do the start-up founders and their respective teams have a good support system to help them thrive?

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Building a successful hybrid workspace

The term ‘hybrid workplace’ refers to a business model that combines office and remote work. A core group is usually required to be present on site while everyone else is allowed to work from home or both. Sometimes, employees may be required to attend in-person meetings on a certain day of the week. Instead of organising work around set office hours, the hybrid workplace typically gives employees the freedom to fit work around their personal schedules. For many workers and employers, it strikes the perfect mix between efficient work and less stressful living.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Top 5 sea beaches in Cox’s Bazar

Sitting and sipping your favourite drink and waiting for the sunset to witness the radiant hue of the sea — experiences on the beaches of Cox’s Bazar are enticing as ever. When it comes to beaches, chances are you will think about the most popular tourist spots like Laboni Point, Inani or Himchori. If you are looking for great alternatives, let us recommend top 5 sea beaches in Cox's Bazar. The next time you are at Cox’s Bazar, don’t forget to check out the unique beaches that soothes your wanderlust.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Hong Kong lessens Covid quarantine for travellers to 3 days

Hong Kong will shorten the Covid-19 hotel quarantine period for all arrivals to three days from seven, taking another step to gradually unwind stringent pandemic rules that have isolated the Asian financial hub.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Shanta Lifestyle launches international interior décor flagship store

Shanta Lifestyle, a new initiative of Shanta Holdings, aims to alleviate the challenges faced by consumers and architects alike. Shanta Lifestyle, in co-operation with the Molteni Group, has inaugurated the first Molteni&C|Dada Flagship Store in Bangladesh on 26 June, 2022. The store is located at Shanta Forum, the country’s first twin tower building, situated in Tejgaon. The modern and iconic elegance stands out on the Tejgaon skyline and reflects the new standard of luxury and exclusivity that characterises the area.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Perks of living in Dhaka City

Take the recent and absurd fuel price hike, for example. The country's people are focusing on and monitoring how we, the citizens of Dhaka, will handle this situation so they can follow suit. To them, we say, “Hold my Borhani.” The fuel price hike gave an extra flare to the attitude of operators of CNG-run auto-rickshaws, Uber cars, and Pathao bikes, thus rendering the daily commute undesirable. Yet, most fail to grasp the opportunities we are presented with, such as being innovative and healthy. Power walking or riding your bicycle for commute is your divine solution.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Historic graves at Old Dhaka's Hussaini Dalan that often go unnoticed

Hussaini Dalan is not just a Shiite centre in Dhaka; it is also a Dhaka landmark, spanning centuries of history. While its religious programmes, especially during Muharram and more particularly Ashura are unparalleled, Hussaini Dalan as a Dhaka heritage is extraordinary as well.