Bangla New Year 1425

April 15, 2018
April 15, 2018

'Dhaka-Delhi fraternal ties enriched by shared art, culture'

A symbolic Mongol Shubhajatra and a mesmerising display of dance and music marked the celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year's Day, by Bangladesh High Commission in New Delhi.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Manik Mia avenue adorned with Alpona

The unveiling ceremony of “Alponay Baishakh 1425” is held at the capital’s Manik Mia Avenue to welcome the Bangla New Year 1425.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

The other side of panta bhaat

For over 5000 years, rice has been the staple food in many parts of the world, including Bangladesh where the agriculture sector

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Bangla New Year: Sweetmeat makers see huge sales

Exchange of sweets, known as misthi in Bangla, is very common in social and religious rituals in Bangladesh. But the Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year, has become the biggest occasion for sweet makers and sellers in recent years.

April 14, 2018
April 14, 2018

Baishakhi smile

Our car has to take a detour from Dhanmondi Road 27 because of traffic congestion in front of Genetic Plaza, the new hub for getting glass bangles -- one of the must wearable accessories for women on Pahela Baishakh.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Top notch security during Pahela Baishakh: Cops

Dhaka Metropolitan Police says it has taken heightened security measures centering Pahela Baishakh celebrations in the capital.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Roads that will remain off-limits on Pahela Baishakh

Owing to Pahela Baishakh celebrations, traffic movement will be restricted on seven routes in Dhaka city on Saturday.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Withdraw time bar on Pahela Baishakh celebrations: Rights body

After coming down heavily on the government instruction to finish all celebration programmes of Pahela Baishakh at open places by 5:00pm, a women rights body demands withdrawal of such restriction.

April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018

Mega discounts on card usage ahead of Pahela Baishakh

Banks and mobile financial service providers are offering a bundle of discounts for shoppers in the run-up to Pahela Baishakh, which has become one of the biggest spending occasions for Bangladeshis.

April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018

Going digital with Baishakhi shopping

As the mighty spring season prepares to wrap up all its glory for this year, the people of Bangladesh wait with waves of excitement for