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  • Safe, Clean, and Hassle-free Qurbani

    The season of sacrifice is less than a month away and this time it's on the rainy edge of monsoon. Those who will be going to the 'haat' are already preparing for yet another muddy encounter. Then are the post-qurbani formalities and clean ups, all wedged within a week.

  • Family kitchen club on Fridays

    For us here in Bangladesh, Fridays are a day to be cherished, because of two important reasons; Jumma prayer and the one day of the week where mostly everyone in the city has a day off. Be it from work, school, or university, almost everyone is free on Friday. As a result, the average house is a lot livelier, as opposed to the weekdays where everyone is out and about for something or another.

  • Bangladeshi brands in makeup and toiletries

    Most of us spend thousands on makeup and toiletries that are imported internationally. But did you know that there are makeup brands and toiletries that are produced locally? Not only are they of good quality but they are tailored to suit our South Asian skin and needs.

  • Dinner time bloopers!

    How would you like it if you are enjoying a nice cup of tea in your bungalow on top of a hill, accompanied by gushes of bracing breeze when suddenly your guest pours the tea on the saucer, and takes a long high-pitched slurp?

  • An Eid without the sari

    An Eid without the sari

    The Bengali aesthetic sense has been enamoured with the allure of the sari since time immemorial. This love affair is further stoked during the all-important festive season. But the human heart is known to be predisposed to whims and fancies. And when it comes to us women choosing outfits, it acts fickle and hence, foibles ensue.

  • Getting Click-happy

    There was always a charm to going to the market as a happy horde, with the needs of every member listed out. Shopping for clothes was particularly time-consuming, in the heyday of shopping centres like Eastern Plaza and Alpana Plaza, as one would have to try endless pieces to get the right size! Parents used to make all the sartorial decisions, and the young ones had to go along with it. Many families would

  • Holy Ramadan food

    Ramadan headaches and acidity

    When prepping for the month of Ramadan, people consider things like grocery shopping, prayers, eventual shopping for Eid, and so on, but it escapes the thought of most people to prepare their body as well. After all, you don't exactly run a marathon right after waking up in the morning. There are preparations required for this month, especially for those of us who face challenges arising from the act of fasting

  • Nail care norms for summer

    We spend a great deal of time and money behind taking care of our skin; doing everything we can to treat it the best way possible. Most of the time, however, we tend to overlook our nails, which are often the most neglected part of our body.

  • Ramadan 2018 with The Peninsula Chittagong

    The Peninsula Chittagong is giving away banquet halls at no cost for 100+ guests parties along with the following Iftar Banquet Menus (per person): pre-plated iftar at Tk 699++, pre-plated iftar followed by dinner (table service) at Tk 1,099++, and pre-plated iftar followed by buffet dinner at Tk 1,399++.

  • Glam Nails

    It is not just the face that needs to look good for a good impression, the hands and feet are equally important. One way you can have gorgeous hands and feet is by grooming and taking care of your nails.

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