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  • Of Jerseys and Flags: The FIFA 2018 prep

    With the 2018 FIFA World Cup in full swing, the tension and excitement of the fans are at their peaks. If you haven't done any of the preparations for the game, now is as good a time as any.

  • The ultimate Football boot guide

    Prepare yourself for the biggest party of the summer, because this time around, it's not about fighting for the infinity stones, but rather, the gold trophy of legends, granting the nation that earns it the title of the King of Kings.

  • Moonsighting: More than meets the eye

    “Chaad Dekha”, or the sighting of the new moon, plays a huge role in the lives of Muslims who follow the appearance of the moon as the criteria for determining important dates in the lunar calendar, such as the beginning and end of each month in the Islamic calendar, and thus the beginning and end of Ramadan, and of course, Eid. To this day, chaad dekha, remains a celebratory marker for the end of Ramadan, calling in Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Shoe in with Bata

    Traditionally, “Chaand Raat” is synonymous with many traditions, from applying henna on the hands, moms preparing all the ingredients for what the morning, lunch and dinner menu will consist of for the coming days whilst you figure out which outfit to start the day off with. It is at this moment you realize that throughout the chaos of fighting traffic and bargaining with shop vendors for the entirety of the

  • To shoe or not to shoe

    Kurtas have become the most sought after garment by men, what with Pahela Baishakh, Ramadan, and Eid being at arm's reach of each other. While running around gathering all the kurtas one can find, men will usually tend to pay little attention to their footwear. It can't be overlooked or ignored; after all, a man's footwear speaks volumes about him.

  • Bangladeshi Fashion

    That which is truly ours

    By doing so we will primarily be helping build the nation's economy, and if that isn't reason enough, then here are a few more. If you want haute couture dresses, we can be sure to get a more personalised service from our fashion houses.

  • Something new something SaRa

    There's simply no shortage of fashion outlets when you suddenly get that itch to shop, and for most, those are just enough. But what if you wanted something to make you look and feel different from the crowd?

  • When Chocolate is actually good for you!

    A prime example of the negative relation between chocolate and stress is that, most people like to indulge themselves in a chocolate or two or maybe five whenever they feel pressured or stressed.

  • Nagorik Natya Sampradaya's Golden Jubilee

    Nagorik's Golden Jubilee

    Nagorik, Bangladesh's first theatre act celebrated its Golden Jubilee from 13th April to 15th April, 2018. The celebration included their marquee acts as well as appearances from the many legendary personalities we know and love. Star Showbiz presents an exclusive photo gallery of the event!

  • Detoxing your earthly abode

    We all know this occurs because none of us have the time today to sit down and organise, especially given our busy schedules. Yet, there are those dull moments when we have nothing to do on our hands, and most of us are guilty of having a ton of stuff in our house that we have not had any use in 10 years.