Lifestyle

The eternal juggle of work and family during pandemic

“For a working mother to be able to successfully blend and balance work and family lives, the key ingredients are planning, planning, and planning.

Faithful to the Oath

While so many of us are at home to ‘flatten the curve,’ or in other words, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, our healthcare professionals are fighting long, gruelling hours on the front lines.

Your little sous chef

Cooking is a life skill everyone must learn. The only question is: at what point in life should that learning start? And the answer is: early! Why not introduce your children to the kitchen from...

The Cardigan: A comeback story

As fashion evolves, people are turning more towards minimalism, comfort and sustainability; and cardigans check all those boxes.

Upping the fashion ante in winter

Any seasoned Dhakaiite will admit, we await the arrival of this magical season with bated breath, through unbearable heat waves, dengue scares and ridiculous humidity.

Food philosophies Of Slow Food and the Mediterranean diet

If you are a food connoisseur, you surely cherish and celebrate the immense diversity of cuisines around the world. Whether it’s Bangladesh or Italy, food is beautifully diverse and unique wherever...

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Curries around the world

Growing up in an Asian home, we could not be more familiar with the sublime, yet chunky and mouth-watering curry. But while we devour our own form of this delicious dish, the world is enjoying a...

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Masks of Bangladesh

Trade and small-scale village fairs are gems that revive nostalgic memories of kites reaching for the skies, and Lalon hymns carrying harmonies through the air.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

Another Falgun

On 7 May, 1954 the constituent assembly resolved with the Muslim League's support to grant official status to our language. Bangla was recognised as the second official language of Pakistan on...

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week 2019

February 23, 24 and 25 are set to witness one of the greatest days for Bangladeshi fashionistas —the TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week, 2019 partnered by Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB)...

February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019

TRESemmé Bangladesh Fashion Week 2019: Who to look out for?

London, New York, Milan or India Fashion Week – you name it, we are in love with all these coveted fashion shows burning down fashion runways all over the world.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

A tale woven in terracotta

Etched in the heritage of Bengal is a delicate artform that has been perfected over centuries.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

For the love of burnt clay

The history of statues and sculptures is probably as old as the baking of household wares like pots, pans, jars, jugs and other utility products; or maybe the two are intertwined because, as the...

January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019

Intercontinental Dhaka returns

After four long years of renovations, the Intercontinental Dhaka has finally opened its doors once again to the general mass.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

Dilemmas of life

‘Soul mates do not exist!' my dear friend bellowed at the top of her lungs.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

He said!

He said, moments are made and they just do not happen. So with the power of freewill, everyone can write their own destiny, as long as they are willing to write it together without the other ever...