Opinion / Educational institutions need to be more considerate of all religious festivities

Sufficient time must be given to these students to ensure that they aren’t prevented from practicing their faiths.

THE SHELF / 5 warm and cosy books to read this Christmas

One of my favourite Christmas activities is getting comfy under the blanket with a new book. It’s true that  you can read anything you want all year, but for me this day calls for some holiday-themed Christmas specials that are set to make your reading sessions extra cosy.

No Christmas for them

Lobbing Sumer (40) is the head of a six-member family at Doluchhara punjee in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila. During the last 13 years serving as the Khasi punjee (indigenous village) chief, he had to manage the expenses of seven cases filed by the forest department against the members of their community.

Bethlehem: When Will the Peace of Christmas Come Home?

The fact that a Palestinian Christian like me, or a Christian living in a nearby Arab country, cannot simply come to Bethlehem for Christmas should be unacceptable to everyone

The Flourist’s baked goodies for Christmas

In the outskirts of the city, in the smaller communities, a dessert table means innovative local Christmas pithas and payesh. This year, The Flourist wants to bring a bit of global goodness to your dessert table. Offering cakes in 18 different flavours, some of their best work is in their Flourist Special Chocolate, Salted Caramel, Birthday Vanilla, and Lemon Meringue flavours! Their Christmas themed cakes and cupcakes are the perfect addition to liven up any party!

How to jazz up your chocolate drink

A piping hot mug of classic hot chocolate is the perfect, heart-warming drink for these cold days in the winter season.

Travelling before the end of the year

The year 2021 has been a difficult time for all of us. With a few days left of the year, you deserve a holiday, one to pamper yourself.

The best places in Dhaka for Christmas delicacies

The essence of Christmas in all of its delicious sweets is celebrated by many cafes, restaurants, and hotels in Dhaka.

Christmas: The season for giving and getting creative!

Gifts are not only a customary part of Christmas, but also an endearing way to show our loved ones how much they mean to us. Here are some ideas for the present to make this exchange more personal and wholehearted.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015


Every Christmas, little children all over the world wait patiently to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus, laying out cookies and milk for the

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Christmas: A time to see life in its newness

Pope Francis, the Supreme Pontiff, in his Christmas message of 2014 to the people of the world, invoked that the power of Jesus Christ,

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Step up security for Christians

Bangladesh Hindu Bouddha Christian Oikya Parishad (BHBCOP) yesterday urged the government to step up security for the Christian religious and community leaders who were threatened with death recently.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

[WATCH NOW] The Mother of Churches

Established by the Portuguese in 1677, the Rani Jopmala church, also known as the Mother of Churches, is the oldest intact church in Dhaka.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Santas get fit before Christmas!

Christmas is upon us and Santa has to travel millions of miles giving out gifts, slide down chimneys and will inevitably eat a lot of cookies on Christmas day and in preparation for that he has been hitting the gym!

December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015

2 Sylhet church clerics receive death threats

Two church clerics receive separate death threats through mobile phone text messages in Sylhet division, just days ahead of Christmas.

December 16, 2015
December 16, 2015

Hundreds of Santas set record for world's biggest surf lesson

A pack of 320 surfing Santas embrace Christmas spirit in Australia, breaking the world record for the largest surf lesson.