culture

December 10, 2015
December 10, 2015

Pitha galore this winter

Bangladeshi winters mean weddings, steaming plates of biriyani drenched in ghee with soft potatoes, cozy sweaters gathering dust and smell of naphthalene balls in your cupboard, badminton games in your neighbourhood, warm warm blankets, monkey caps and of course the pièce de résistance of winter—Pithas.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

An evening at Nantang Block

A walk around the historical block of Nantang, in Ningbo of China to get a glimpse of the weekend activities of the local people, and to try out some of their traditional delicacies.

August 22, 2015
August 22, 2015

Taj Mahal chandelier crash investigation ordered

The Indian authorities order an inquiry into why a chandelier hanging at the entrance of the country's most famous monument, the Taj Mahal, crashed to the ground earlier this week.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Opinion: Is this rule of law?

Human rights leaders are blaming the long pervasive culture of impunity as one of the major reasons for the gruesome killings of children and bloggers.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Bangladesh, Vietnam eye extending ties in security

President Abdul Hamid today meets his Vietnam counterpart Truong Tan Sang and discusses security, connectivity, trade, investment, tourism and culture.

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

K-Pop in Dhaka (video: part-III)

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea organises the first ever K-pop contest in Bangladesh on June 6 2015. K-pop is a musical genre consisting of electronic, hip hop, pop, rock, and R&B music originating in South Korea.

February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015

Don’t worry over Teesta: Mamata

Visiting West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee says Bangladesh need not worry over Teesta water-sharing deal and the issue will be resolved soon

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