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  • Nestlé launches global initiative to help children lead healthier lives

    On the United Nations International Day of Families (15 May), Nestlé announced its global “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” initiative. The programme includes the further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise. It aims at helping 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.

  • BMCC celebrates John Walker's Birthday

    Bangladesh Matchbox Collectors Club (BMCC) celebrated the 237th birthday of John Walker on 29 May, 2018, the English inventor who invented the friction match and namely the matchbox .

  • Coca-Cola brings month-long Ramadan campaign 'Taste the Sehri and 'Bashay Iftar'

    For the occasion of Ramadan this year, Coca-Cola Bangladesh introduces the 'Taste the Sehri' and 'Bashay Iftar' campaign. The month-long campaign is currently running in the capital's 63 popular and renowned restaurants. Foodies can avail this offer by buying a Coca-Cola and Food combos and will be rewarded with free Sehri Nights tickets.

  • Nitya Upahar's Artistic Eid Collection

    Nitya Upahar introduces their Eid collection inspired by noted artists. Their t-shirts for adults and children are themed on Qayyum Chowdhury's 'Meghe Meghe Bela'. For the adult line, the t-shirt designs include: Dhakai Rickshaw,

  • Art introduces its summer collection for Eid

    For this Eid-ul-Fitr, Art has introduced an exclusive summer collection for men and women, currently available at all of their outlets. The line is made up of bright hues mostly on cotton.

  • Ramadan Celebrations at Hotel Sarina Dhaka

    This year make your Ramadan Special by stepping into Hotel Sarina Dhaka for your Private/Corporate event and enjoy special offer on venue rent.

  • LOTTO introduces CS7 series shoes

    The number one Italian brand of Bangladesh, LOTTO, celebrated its 45th anniversary on 13 May at Hotel Westin by launching its latest products and their Eid campaign “Uthshabe-Anande Hazaar Hazaar Joota Free.” In addition to its official launching ceremony, LOTTO also hosted a fashion show with the upcoming Eid celebrations in view. The brand ambassador of LOTTO Bangladesh and former captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team

  • Garlic 'n Ginger now in Dhanmondi

    Foodies of Dhanmondi now have one more place for them to visit as Garlic 'n Ginger opened the doors to their latest branch on 17 May, 2018. After their immense success at Jamuna Future Park, this restaurant promises to provide

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    A new beginning for Sweets of Bengal

    With a passion for bringing the best to their customers, Sweets of Bengal (Banglar Mishti) has begun its new journey at Tajwar Centre in Banani. The launching ceremony, which was nothing short of grand, occurred on 14 May, 2018, where guests were invited to get a taste of the ambience of the outlet. The massive outlet is also home to Art Cafe, thus being the ideal spot for people of all ages to come and have a good time.

  • TraumaLink's expansion moves forward

    On 7 May, 2018, TraumaLink, a voluntary free emergency first aid service that helps the people injured on the highways of Bangladesh, officially expanded its operation by expanding 10km over the Dhamrai Highway. TraumaLink's Emergency First Aid Service will soon be active on 100 km Highway Area- 50km in Daudkandi- Comilla - Dhaka Chittagong Highway, 40 km in Manikganj- Dhaka Aricha Highway and 10 km in Gazipur- Dhaka Mymensingh Highway.

  • A step with a rhythm second edition of Bata Fashion weekend

    How would you like walking down the streets of Milan, Italy and be greeted with a gorgeous black grand piano being played? And as you walk further down, you find another beautiful white piano being played and children singing. Then you are faced you a harp being played.

  • Hot summer cold cuts

    Cold cuts are precooked meat that are sliced and packaged, contrary to the belief that it is prepared raw. Many are unaware that the common pepperoni topping that we see on pizzas is also a kind of cold cut.

  • Three years of Sailor

    One of the newest brands in the fashion scene, Sailor celebrated their third year in innovative and eye-catching wears on April 6, 2018 at their newest Mirpur-2 flagship outlet in Dhaka.

  • Second Edition of the Bata Fashion Weekend

    Bata is gearing up to bring the second edition of the Bata Fashion Weekend to Milan. This year, the whole venue will revolve around the concept “The Sound of Style”, featuring an engaging combination of music, design and craftsmanship.

  • Pathshala alumnus selected for2018 Joop Swart Masterclass

    Bangladeshi photographer, Ashfika Rahman has been selected for the prestigious international platform for young photographers, Joop Swart Masterclass 2018. Organised by World Press Photo, this program announced the 12 young photographers from 9 different nationalities in its 25th edition.

  • Special Art Competition at Hotel Sarina

    On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2018, Hotel Sarina Dhaka arranged a Special Child Art Competition for children who are living with autism. Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited participated with Hotel Sarina Dhaka as a co-sponsor.

  • YELLOW launches new store

    YELLOW, the leading fashion brand of Bangladesh, launched its 14th store at Bailey Road, one of the most prominent locations in the city on March 30, 2018.

  • Himalaya Pure Skin Facial Campaign Launched

    To cater to the growing need and concerns on taking care of skin in a natural way, Himalaya's brand team is moving around different campuses in Dhaka with its “Himalaya Pure Skin Facial Campaign”. More than 40,000 females have been exposed to their different ranges of skin care products where around 10,000 have received direct experience from this campaign.

  • Checkmate Events’ endeavours

    A leading name in the documentation sector covering corporate events and specialising in covering wedding events, Checkmate Events, arranged their Annual Keynote 2018- #What_Next?. With the tagline “Unfolding an avenue of possibilities”, the event came with a view to presenting next generation content presentation on this sector. The event was held On April 8 2018, at EMK Centre, Dhanmondi 27, where Checkmate focused on their 6-year journey and contributions to the sector.

  • Precious Celebrations at Jarwa House

    Jewellery pieces are not just a symbol of wealth but also a way of making new memories. This Pahela Baishakh create a special memory by partaking in the celebrations at the main branch of Jarwa House in Gulshan. They will be hosting a mela, but unlike past years they have gone with a more traditional theme for 1425 by hiring students from Charukola to help with the decorations.

  • Celebrating independence

    For outstanding contribution in the field of mobilising and empowering destitute and marginalised women, 13 Bangladeshi women were honoured under the banner of Wings. The event took place in the evening of 28 March, 2018 at Gulshan Club Patio Hall, Gulshan 2, Dhaka.

  • “Owning & Visibility” with Bangladesh Brand Forum

    This year the Bangladesh Brand Forum initiated the three-day long Woman in Leadership (WIL) fest 2018 with the theme, “Owning & Visibility” on March 8-10 at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, sponsored by Freedom Sanitary Napkin.

  • Meena Bazar: for the welfare of women

    Every day, Meena Bazar offers the freshest products for its customers to bring freshness in their lives and a smile of satisfaction. To commemorate International Women's Day, Meena Bazar took an initiative to bring smiles and happiness for the underprivileged women.

  • Häfele Bangladesh celebrates Women's Day

    To celebrate the spirit of Women's Day, Häfele Bangladesh had a small event at their Dhaka Design Centre on March 6, 2018. This event

  • #DoWhatYouCant with the All New Samsung Galaxy S9+

    Samsung has just dropped their latest phone, Galaxy S9+ in the market for pre-order in Bangladesh and people are going haywire

  • HomeChef- a platform for the home cooks

    Homechef is the only online platform in Bangladesh where you can order food online by checking out the recipes first. Over 700 chefs from Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna and Sylhet are a part of this online platform, with 900+ menus available for home order and 1650+ recipes shared.

  • Book on Jamdani patterns launched

    Traditional Jamdani Design, a book jointly published by National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bangladesh National Museum was launched on February 27, 2018, at the Bangladesh National Museum.

  • Winners of Parjatan Idea Challenge 2017 announced

    Out of 140 teams from 36 Universities, three came out on top as champions of the “Pran Mr. Mango Presents Parjatan Idea Challenge 2017 Powered by Mercantile Bank”. Starting with registrations from November 2017, after four months of challenging rounds, the champions were crowned on February 17, 2018. Team Archon from Army Institute of Business Administration became the champions of

  • Ariana Vafadari enchants Dhaka

    Franco-Iranian singer Ariana Vafadari performed in Dhaka's Shilpakala Academy on February 27, 2018 as part of her world tour. The mezzo-soprano singer has performed in operas, and concerts as well as other international festivals. Her most remarkable work has been her renditions of Gathas.

  • Burger King introduces Big King

    On February 28, 2018, Burger King introduced the Big King at all their outlets. Big King is the largest in the Burger king lineup of burgers. The new burgers are made up of deliciously toasted sesame seed buns, two mouth-watering beef patties, cheese, fresh lettuces, pickles, onions and the secret big king sauce to tickle your taste buds.

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