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  • Christmas carols: Bengali kirtans

    Christmas around the world is synonymous with presents, good food and carols. For Bangladesh and the people's affinity for music, it

  • World AIDS Day

    Notorious for being known as one of the gravest pandemics, AIDS (Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome) is a destructive disease that attacks the body's immune system and is caused by HIV, the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus.

  • Hatirjheel Dog Walkers Club

    Hatirjheel Dog Walkers Club

    Having a pet is a huge commitment; some might say, it is no less than having a child. Pets are your go-to companion and a friend you can always seek for comfort.

  • Halloween party

    The origin of Halloween

    The candy laden and costume parading Halloween of popular culture owes its beginnings to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain.

  • Will the real Count Dracula please stand up?

    More than anything, he preferred the horrible ways of impalement to torture and execute his enemies. Moreover, to warn his enemies of his strict moral code, he would create a display of the decaying corpses, hanging from the stakes.

  • Be a conscious eater

    Nutrition labels on food packages debuted in the food industry in 2005. Although they may have gone unnoticed, the food labels have become more accurate and elaborate throughout their evolution.

  • A beginner's guide to cutting out sugar

    Sugar cravings may just feel like a small spree when you consume a handful of sugary goodness. But those sprees can last quite a while and become the calorie equivalent of full course meals before you know it.

  • Celebrating Eid-ul-Azha the cleanliness edition

    The Eid of sacrifice is less than a week away. The cattle are arriving, tickets are being booked and recipes are being dusted out.

  • Pros and Cons of Red Meat

    The love for red meat knows no bounds especially when Eid-ul-Azha is just around the corner. You could be one of the passionate buyers intensely searching through the herd in Gabtoli

  • hilsa ban in bangladesh

    Hilsa gets GI registration

    GI, short for Geographical Indication, is a system of marking products for their particular geographic origin based on heritage and possession of special qualities or reputation.

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