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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Pathshala forms affiliation with University of Dhaka

    Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, one of the most influential institutions in South Asia, announced their affiliation with University of Dhaka on February 15, 2018. This affiliation will allow the introduction of two new programmes- B.S.S. in Photography and Post Graduate Diploma in Film and Television. This affiliation is meant to provide students with a productive platform to show their talent and creativity.

  • First ever makeup contest in Bangladesh

    Both amateur and professional makeup artists are now working with products and styles which were not even imaginable just a few years ago. To unlock their full potential, these artists are about to have a first of its kind opportunity.

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    MIB launching Banani store

    MIB Spirit - Made in Bangladesh is all set to launch their brand new outlet in Banani.

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    Valentine's Day at Dhaka Regency

    Dhaka Regency's rooftop garden restaurant, Grill On The Skyline, has a variety of Valentine's Day celebrations in store for their valued

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    Shop and earn this Falgun at Aarong

    Make this Falgun more colorful with Aarong's Shop & Earn offer. Spend Tk 3,000 at any

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    Bibi Rusell at the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange

    For the first time, the Commonwealth's 52 countries are uniting to celebrate the power and potential of artisans for sustainable

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    Uber: ensuring safer rides for women

    Currently in Dhaka, ride-sharing is much safer than any other modes of transportation, because of the technology it uses. For

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    Start of the year discount from Deshi Dosh

    Begin 2018 with annual price discounts from Deshi Dosh. Coming as a joint movement from ten local fashion houses, Deshi Dosh strives to showcase the best of local fashion.

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    Documentary film 'Legend of the Loom' coming to Dhaka

    'Legend of the Loom' a documentary film by Drik (Bengal Muslin), has been chosen for the Dhaka International Film Festival, scheduled to begin on January 12, 2018. It will also be a part of Dhaka Art Summit 2018 and is scheduled for screening on February 5, 2018.

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    Children's story book 'The Moon Jumping' unveiled

    Young and soon-to-be bookworms are in for a treat with Sabrina Karim Murshed's debut book, 'The Moon Jumping'.

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    TraumaLink's volunteers shine

    TraumaLink, a voluntary free emergency first aid service to help the people injured on the highways of Bangladesh, is now seeing shining examples among its hard-working volunteers.

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    Art for the Soul: Take Two held

    "Banani's Moar: Coworking Space" held a unique showcasing of art and performance on January 5, 2018. The event, dubbed as “Art for the Soul” was back with its second