While the month of Ramadan arrives as a time for salvation and peace for Muslims all over, it also comes bearing with it a month of Ramadan food staples and groceries for better preparation of everyone’s favourite iftar items.
Durga Puja is a time to celebrate, indulge in festivities, and spend time with family and friends. The five-day celebration calls for traditional and delicious food, new dresses and saris and much more. Before the celebrations begin, there is a lot of shopping to be done to prepare the household for the coming days and to indulge in the Puja spirit. Here are some shopping essentials to add to the shopping list.
In the pursuit of something trendy, something easy and affordable, we are losing sight of one crucial aspect: sustainability. Bangladesh’s high jute production presents an excellent opportunity for us to step in and re-capture a market that is constantly in need. Although the Golden Era for jute — the Golden Fibre — is spoken in past tense, based on current global demand and as nations come together to create a sustainable future — a second coming is just across the horizon.
What I failed to realise is that the price hike is a constant thing, it is steadily increasing every month or rather every week it now seems, and never coming down actually.