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  • TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week 2020

    Headlining the fashion show for the evening, was an exclusive line up on the first day, featuring popular media personalities like actresses Sunerah Binte Kamal and Masuma Rahman Nabila, news presenter Safina Ahmed Tory, and singer Xefer, gracing the ramp.

  • Experience paradise

    Spread across a scenic expanse of land, and encompassed by a beautiful environment, lies the Subarna Bhumi Resort in Gazaria, Munshiganj, where your winter holidays need to be.

  • Merrymaking with java

    Today is International Coffee Day.

  • Palatial treats

    The Palace Luxury Resort in Habiganj — on the outskirts of Sylhet — is a treasure trove of sorts. With rich flora and fauna and a wide plethora of facilities for vacationers, the 150-acre resort is a true wonderland.

  • The age of ‘Pastryarchy’

    The local food scene has changed completely in the last one decade. Food, especially desserts, have been revamped. The 21st century mass is constantly roving on a quest to explore the array of new flavours and are tantalised by the possibilities of contemporary, complex, yet delectable cuisines.

  • A taste of rural Bengal at Rajshahi’s Varendra Resort

    Every few days, people like us living in the concrete cities, especially Dhaka, are susceptible to fatigue relating to city living.

  • ‘And Then There Were None’- A premiere on Dhaka’s theatre stage

    As a bookworm, I cannot tell you how incredibly happy it made me feel to finally see a favourite murder mystery on stage in Dhaka on the eve of 25 July, at the National Hall, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • Solid surfaces

    A man-made wonder, solid surfaces are what’s hot for 2019’s furniture and interior solutions.

  • Rickshaw Art by Protibha: Where Your Purchase Makes a Difference

    The crude artwork on the back plates of rickshaws plying the rural and urban streets in Bangladesh, with their vivid colour combinations have grabbed attentions for a long time now. But as society’s tastes did not favour this particular form of art and its artists,

  • Making art mainstream

    Galleri Kaya is set to celebrate their 15th anniversary through an exhibition featuring a selection of art works done between 1957 and 2019 by 43 modern and contemporary artists from Bangladesh and India, from 15 to 20 July, 2019.

  • Day Care Play Zone

    The Little Ducklings Day care, preschool, and play zone

    Parents nowadays have to worry about a lot, but most common is the issue of having someone to care for the child, especially during office hours, p articularly if both parents are working. Fortunately, that support can be in the form of a beautiful social venture known as ‘The Little Ducklings – Day Care, Preschool and Play Zone,’ launched in January, 2019.

  • Charcha: the quaint little book store

    Walking down the seemingly random lanes of Mohammadpur, you don't expect anything but chaos. Charcha bookstore is a completely unexpected sight, almost a relief to the eyes as you stumble upon it while trying to dodge the unruly bike that nearly runs you over.

  • Dumplings of Fury for the hungry

    Dumplings, sui mais and potstickers—call them whatever you want but they are all the current rage right now. Bringing to you the latest is Dumplings of Fury that offers an array of authentic Chinese dumplings.

  • One stop care with Mimosa organic solutions

    Are you exhausted trying out a gazillion drugstore products that just don't seem to work? If you're someone with sensitive skin, the nightmare of finding the right skincare products that won't cause an allergic reaction is well-known.

  • Immerse yourself in luxury

    Think sumptuous luxury, access to a swimming pool and gardens with long walkways, combined with your very own private golf session, the finest gourmet cuisine, and, possibly, the best team of staff to cater to your every need.

  • Ridesharing roundups

    With the increasing number of vehicles on the congested streets of Dhaka, getting from one point to another has become quite the struggle.

  • White Elegance at klubhaus

    In this melee of the colours that weddings are, perhaps the best bet to truly stand out, especially as the guest or the best mate of the bride or groom, is by opting for the regal and classic white.

  • One Perfect Day @ WOMAN'S WORLD

    Alam says, “We never followed a typical trend. For us, the trend we uphold is not a particular style of makeup, but rather, we create styles that uphold each bride's uniqueness”.

  • Stepping Stone Learning Centre: a new approach to early childhood development

    There is an important connection between preschools and future academic success. Studies also show that children who attend preschools prior to formal education are likely to be more socially adept.

  • Create your maison de luxe with Altzari Furniture

    In Bangladesh, we embrace the time-honoured tradition of having luxury furniture as heirlooms. Altzari Furniture aims to provide families with such exquisite furniture that are going to last lifetimes, so that people have something meaningful to pass on to their future generations.

  • Bringing Foreign Flavours Home with California Fried Chicken

    California Fried Chicken is a place that lives up to its name with some of the best chicken meals in the city. But that is not all it offers. This long-time restaurant has a whole different side to it when you take a look at their cakes and pastries, and what goes behind creating each and every piece.

  • Berey Othar Golpo: Country's First Radio Show On Parenting

    Think of the biggest endeavour you ever had to take on. Completing a thesis or running in a marathon? Was any one of them done without prior preparation? We never imagine starting a critical task without seeking consultations or undergoing some form of training.

  • Zurhem sets summer on fire

    The ambiance was befitting the label that is Zurhem. As the impeccably dressed A-list guests walked the red carpet, a dazzling BMW sign greeted the audience for what was one of the most anticipated fashion events of the season. The Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden poolside was transformed into a runway, seemingly straight from the settings of a '90s Miami show of one of the biggest names in the industry.

  • A palatial experience

    Imagine escaping from the hustle and bustle of urban life to a location where the only noises one can hear are perhaps their own thoughts.

  • Tracing the path of Odrishho Rongin Osru

    It's not every day that you would sit with a book of poetry, the cosmopolitan hustle and bustle has robbed us of a variety of quiet pleasures. We want things is 'twenty-words-or-less' to accommodate our shrinking attention span. Yet, the tired souls need that missing element to be human. Odrishho Rongin Osru (Colours of Invisible tears) may be that bridging element, if not more.

  • Royal treats at Amrit Restaurant

    Drawing inspiration from pages of history, Restaurant Amrit has launched its new menu that is a representation of Mughal influences in our culinary traditions, with an emphasis on the famed “dumpakht.”

  • Garlic 'n Ginger: Multi cuisine redefined

    Although it is hard finding places in the enormous Jamuna Future Park, Garlic 'n Ginger draws you in with its big letters on a wooden sign. It is a unique multicuisine restaurant with exceptional dishes, breath-taking interiors, and impeccable service. Garlic 'n Ginger started with a vision to become a local brand that can compete toe to toe with the foreign franchises in the country in terms of taste and quality. “We

  • Beautiful Anger exhibition by Rubina Akhter

    Although a graduate from art college, Rubina Akhter was never really fond of painting. And yet, the artist in her found solace in strokes of bold colours every time she was faced with emotions too complex emotions for words. For the past twenty years, it has been art that has helped Rubina Akhter navigate her way through life. And soon enough, she found herself bemused with the huge stockpile of art that she had created over the years.

  • Comically Drawn-inspiring to be inspired

    And let's not forget the merchandise, from posters to figures to custom art; nothing is too big or too small for the crowds of fans! Social media has made it easier to connect and showcase an individual's work, and Comically Drawn- a venture from Puja Sarkar, is already making the rounds in this virtual gallery. For its beginnings, Sarkar's own words are the best to relate, “It just happened.”

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    Men's grooming with Trim: Salon and Spa

    In the world of fashion and self-care, the salon does not only belong to women. With time and trends changing, men have established