2d ago| Lifestyle

Bengal Meat collaborates with chef Tommy Miah

Since its inception, Bengal Meat's relentless effort has been to be a source of quality protein. The goal is simple, to make people’s lives a little easier, and hassle-free.

4d ago| Travel

A trip to Darasbari mosque in Chapai Nawabganj

Rajshahi is well known for the various remains of ancient and medieval structures, remnants of a glorious past, dotted all across the region. Darasbari, a beautiful, haunting complex made of red terracotta bricks, is one of those places not often mentioned or even commonly known about except to the locals of the area.

4d ago| Life & Living

Relationship Matters: Setting Friendship Goals

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological. Read on for insights, and shoot us your concerns, even anonymously at lifestyleds@yahoo.com, or send us a message on Star Lifestyle's Facebook page.

4d ago| Lifestyle

Aarong Sharodiyo Getaway Campaign

This Puja, Aarong announces its “Sharodiyo Getaway” campaign at all Aarong outlets and at aarong.com. Customers making any purchase of Tk 3000 or more at any Aarong outlet or aarong.com can get Tk 1000 off on any flight ticket purchase at GoZayaan.com.

5d ago| Travel

Mesmerising islands to visit in Bangladesh

Islands are captivating locations for tourists. The lands away from the mainland present an opportunity to experience nature and sights unlike any other. With an abundance of natural beauty, breath-taking sights and fun activities, every island has its unique selling point. Here are some islands in Bangladesh that people ought to visit at least once.

5d ago| Life & Living

Breaking down the fashion calendar: Suiting up for Spring 2023

The month of September is beloved by fashion lovers and fashionistas worldwide as fashion weeks take place around the world. This year, the Spring/Summer 2023 season fashion weeks started in New York City with the New York Fashion Week on 9 September, 2022. But, if you are wondering why Spring shows are taking place in September, the month we transition to fall, then you are not alone. The fashion calendar can be confusing so read ahead as we demystify it for you.

1w ago| Life & Living

Bangladesh Business & Disability Network (BBDN): Supporting people with disability

The number of people with disability in Bangladesh is high. While most people in this group are yet to be covered under a general education scheme, those who do attain a degree find it difficult to get suitable jobs. To help people with disabilities find employment in the job market, the Bangladesh Business & Disability Network (BBDN) has been working with its member organisations and other stakeholders in the industry since 2016.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Tilottoma presents a one-stop solution for your home

The year is 2022 and we find ourselves constantly on the lookout for something functional and unique for our homes. The biggest challenge, however, is to run around the city looking for the perfect products that fit our choice and budget. Tilottoma brings an end to our worries once and for all.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Women Business Centres: Transforming lives of rural women

Women in rural Bangladesh face numerous difficulties, starting from the prospect of child marriage, lack of access to healthcare facilities, to having no say in the financial matters of the household. They are reduced to being homemakers with no recognition for their hard work. Add to that a lack of training facilities to learn new skills condemning them to live a life of misery.To address the inequality that marginalised people face worldwide, Coca Cola’s primary international philanthropic organisation, The Coca Cola Foundation was launched in 1984 and to achieve sustainable development, Coca Cola Company announced 5by20 in 2010, a global initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs by 2020.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Nodi Khondaker’s Makeover: The story of a Swedish school-teacher turned MUA in Dhaka

While she was visiting Bangladesh from Sweden in 2017 for a short trip, Nodi Khondaker became obsessed with this city so much that she decided to stay here for a while. She had set a mind to make the best use of her time in Dhaka and started offering basic to advance level makeup tutorials.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

The Café Rio inaugurated at Section 12, Mirpur

The Café Rio is a unique buffet restaurant in the capital that began its journey from a small food court located in Dhaka’s 60 feet area in 2016. Later in 2017, the restaurant was turned into a buffet restaurant, which became a popular destination for its 45 types of food items within Tk 500.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Orchid Show by Bangladesh Orchid Society

In the city of Dhaka, one can find and be a part (with effort) of any niche club. Bangladesh Orchid Society (BOS) is one such club that hosts an annual event that showcases orchids of different varieties. Flower enthusiasts can experience different breeds of orchids with colours one has not seen before. Members of the BOS gather around in this event to showcase their collections, and exchange or give their favourite orchids to fellow members in an attempt to fill their balconies and terraces.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

New signature desserts at The Westin Dhaka by chef Asad

Since 2007, Mohammed Asaduzzaman Noor is the pastry chef of The Westin Dhaka. He has been with The Westin Dhaka as Sous Chef, Chef De Partie, Demi Chef De Partie, Commis-I, Commis-II and Commis Chef. Having knowledge of all the different styles of cooking in a kitchen, chef Asad provides the best desserts at The Westin Dhaka.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Here’s your chance to join Star Lifestyle as a writer

If you love writing on current and trending lifestyle topics – food, fashion, health, entertainment, travel, tech, and more – come join us as a contributing writer.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Health hazards of not changing bedsheets regularly

Not washing your sheets on a regular basis exposes you to the fungi, bacteria, pollen, and animal dander that are typically found on sheets and other bedding. Other things found on sheets include body secretions, sweat, and skin cells. This will not necessarily make you sick. But, in theory, it might. Consider the health risks of not washing your sheets on a regular basis.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

6 roads in Bangladesh worthy of a memorable drive

Travelling can be addictive, in a good way. Once you start to appreciate it, you will start looking for different ways to spice it up. And how you travel definitely changes your experience. Travelling to a destination by bus will be very different if you were driving yourself and driving yourself to a place that has a certain appeal to it.  It comes with a sense of accomplishment (you know what I’m talking about). Although there are not many roads in Bangladesh that are suitable for long drives, here’s a list to consider on your next itinerary.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Loop Freight: Revolutionising logistics, one truck at a time

With offices in Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna and even Singapore and with their operations being spread across the country, Loop Freight is one of the fastest growing startups of Bangladesh. It is the first company ever to secure investment from Asian Development Bank in the country’s history and they take care of logistical operations for giants such as LG, Pran, Kohinoor Chemicals, RAK ceramics, etc.