Bangla calendar | The Daily Star
  • The secular spirit of Pahela Baishakh

    Let us think about the origin of the Bangla Naboborsho, how it evolved through the years and what the current status of this Naboborsho is.

  • Shubho Nababarsho

    To us, Pahela Baishakh has come to mean more than just the beginning of another new year.

  • Pahela Boishakh preparation

    Preparations underway for Pahela Boishakh

    Every Boishakh -- the first month of the Bangla calendar, people wish to shake off the previous year's gloom and prepare to usher in the New Year with renewed vigour.