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  • Styline celebrates World Hijab Day 2019

    Styline, a modest lifestyle marketplace of Bangladesh, organised a round table dialogue on 1 February, 2019 with people followers from various fields and occupation on the event of World Hijab Day. This dialogue was aimed to fight against bigotry, prejudice, and discrimination to Muslim women, and to promote their freedom in wearing the hijab.

  • Third International Weavers Festival 2019

    The International Weavers Festival is once again set to take the stage on 1 February, 2019, at the Banani Rajuk Field, Dhaka.

  • WINGS celebrates 5th foundation day

    On 21 January, 2019, WINGS (a support group for women) celebrated its 5th Foundation Day event, with all its members at House-27, Road-11, Baridhara, Dhaka. The president, Tootli Rahman, gave an overall view of all the events held in 2018.

  • Valentine's Day offer from Pan Pacific Sonargaon

    This Valentine's Day, guests can stay at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka and have a chance to win complimentary air ticket to Dubai, courtesy of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

  • Prepare for Valentine's Day with Cooper's

    Cooper's Bakery Bangladesh has launched a delectable set of cakes and treats to start off your celebrations early!

  • Spring with Kay Kraft

    Update your wardrobe with spring's finest colours from Kay Kraft's Falgun Collection.

  • Falgun with Nipun

    Brace yourself for this Falgun with the newest fashion and designs from Nipun Crafts.

  • Prague buckles up for Bata Fashion Weekend 2019

    Prague, the historic capital of the Czech Republic, is set to host the Bata Fashion Weekend 2019. This year, as the brand also celebrates its 125-year anniversary, the event will take place from 12-14 April, 2019, at Žofín Palace.

  • EBL holds music contest for employees

    The third season of “Esho Mili Surey Surey,” a music contest for Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) employees, was held at the bank's head office at Gulshan on January 5, 2019. A total of 45 contestants vied for the final trophy.

  • TraumaLink expands up to 115 Kilometres

    TraumaLink, a volunteer-based free emergency first aid service system, has expanded its area of operation by 15 kms on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, in Gazaria-Munshiganj area, on 12 December, 2018.

  • Ayush-Naksha Biye Utshob A Wedding Festival for All

    This year, for the fifth time, Prothom Alo - Naksha organised its annual special event “Ayush-Naksha Biye Utshob” at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka.

  • War heroines with Dolonchapa

    In an attempt to bring the selfless women and heroines of the liberation war to the public eye, Dolonchapa, the first privately run bus service in Bangladesh, re-branded their 4 buses

  • Playing under the open sky

    On 7 December, 2018 between 8 AM and 11 AM, children of the city got a rare opportunity to enjoy what was termed, 'Private Car free Manik Mia Avenue'.

  • MIB Weekend Spirit

    ‘What we use makes us who we are'- the sentiment put forth by this line singularly encapsulates MIB's newest festival, hosted on Fridays, every week, between 9AM-8PM.

  • bti introduces smart home in Bangladesh real estate

    To cater to the demands of today's home buyers, bti recently launched The Platinum Collection which offers luxury apartments with high-end features.

  • The Rise of a New Era: For real estate buyers and sellers

    Home design does not only cater to aesthetics but also improves the functionality of a home; be it a new home or old. It is essential that the space of the house is used proportionately, regarding both beauty and practicality.

  • Asian advertising summit in Taipei attracts 70,000

    2018 DigiAsia was held from 15 to 17 November 2018 in Taipei, and was combined with 'Meet Taipei' the largest forum and start up exhibition with around 70 thousand attendees from Taiwan and abroad. The event was an 'Asian AI Summit'.

  • Samsung Galaxy A7

    Paint it Red, Blue or Pink with #MyGalaxyMyColor

    There was a time, we could only imagine a device that we could carry in our pocket and use it for almost all tasks-- from bank transaction to buying groceries.

  • Brunch at Four Points by Sheraton

    The day you walk into Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka to 'brunch' is the day you'll walk out of their Eatery located on the 24th floor charmed and full from the grand feast that can only be described to be a true sight for sore eyes.

  • Awareness Rally on World Toilet Day at TSC

    World toilets day was celebrated with the goal of ensuring 100 percent female-friendly toilet facilities. A rally and question answer session was held on the Dhaka University campus to raise awareness, courtesy of 'Harpoon Liquid Toilet Cleaner' by Quazi Enterprises Ltd.

  • Tamim Iqbal now with Cats Eye

    On 26 November, 2018, cricketer Tamim Iqbal was officially announced as the brand ambassador for Cats Eye. The 38-year-old local fashion brand is introducing a new dimension

  • Three years of Le Méridien Dhaka

    Opened in 15 November, 2015, Le Méridien Dhaka has become a familiar name in the tourism and hospitality industry. The hotel has a special aptitude for arranging authentic cross-cultural events and celebrations.

  • Indonesian Batik Festival

    The Indonesian embassy in Dhaka held their first ever Indonesian Batik Festival on 21 and 22 November, 2018. The two-day event was held to share the 2000-year-old Javanese tradition of batik craft with the people of Bangladesh, Bangladeshi fashion designers, and to the representatives of other countries who came together to take part in the festival.

  • Maheen Khan at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka

    The stage of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka, which started from 25 October to 28 October, 2018, was home to a range of Sri Lanka's finest, as well as global designers presenting their collections.

  • Year-end sales from Kay Kraft and YoungKay

    Celebrate the end of year with up to twenty percent discounts from Kay Kraft and YoungKay. The discounts will continue till 30 November, 2018.

  • Fashion Embraces the differently - abled

    Dubai based Bangladeshi designer, Niharika Momtaz recently showcased her latest collection, dubbed “K O H I N O O R”, in Colombo, at the “Massira Inclusive - Asian European Fashion Show Colombo,” the first ever inclusive fashion show in Sri Lanka. Her showstopper was 'Alexandra Chichikova,' Miss Wheelchair World 2017.

  • Pan Pacific Sonargaon deals

    Unwind and rejuvenate with the “Bangladeshi Package” offered by Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka this season. The offer includes an exclusive range of dining and recreational facilities, complemented by their signature 5-star service.

  • Shakib Al Hasan.

    Shakib Al Hasan to bat for Uber as Brand Ambassador in Bangladesh

    Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

  • Nakshi Kantha: Bangladesher Nandito Shilper Smarok

    In an endeavour to retell stories of one of the quintessential art traditions of Bangladesh, Maleka Khan — activist, researcher, and author — penned 'Nakshi Kantha: Bangladesher Nandito Shilper Smarok'.

  • Grand finale of Navana LPG recipe contest

    The grand finale of Navana LPG Meat Master Recipe contest was held on 7 November, 2018 at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka.