summer

Where the mangoes thrive: Rajshahi to Chapai Nawabganj

Mangoes might feel like just another fruit, but to the people of Rajshahi and its environs, they are a way of life. It is no wonder that the love for mango permeates Bengali culture, as witnessed by literature that is replete with references to magnificent mango trees and the sweet, cool and deep shade under the bountiful boughs, enticing the weary travellers to stop a while. For people like me, enjoying the fruits of nature are an act of devotion.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

The coolest event of the year

Summer is here and with it a rise in temperature of the bustling city, Dhaka. We are swamped in our day to day activities battling with our never-ending workload, traffic, and of course, the sweltering heat.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

FEATURE: The place where mystery rules

The potato, onion and garlic fields are green and well tended, and the streets feel sleepy under the early summer sun. It’s hard to believe that this is the place that dominated world headlines five years ago, when US forces raided a compound here and killed Osama Bin Laden.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Scorching heat likely on Pahela Baishakh

The weather outlook for celebration of Pahela Baishakh, Bangla New Year, this year is bleak with a forecast of scorching heat and “unbearable” humidity. The weather will yeild a lot of sweat, which will not dry up and result in discomforting experience – especially within a crowd.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

10 tips to survive unbearable summer heat

The summer is here and the heat of the sun is becoming unbearable. Thanks to the Equinox phenomenon (sun's direct position above the equator line), people get heatstroke, fall sick in this season. And children and elder people suffer the most.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

No load shedding despite heat wave

Power Development Board (PDB) says power supply now stands at a historic high. It is now supplying around 8300 megawatt of power—a sharp 800MW jump from last year’s corresponding period.

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

‘Ronaldo, Bale could leave Real Madrid’

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has told ESPN FC that he believes both Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale could leave the Bernabeu in the summer.

October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015

I will sign new Barca contract: Neymar

Barcelona star Neymar has insisted that he will sign a new contract at Camp Nou amid interest from Manchester United.

October 17, 2015
October 17, 2015

Neymar's father confirms Man Utd offer

Barcelona striker Neymar’s father confirmed that Manchester United had tried to lure the star to the Premier League, but the offer was dismissed.

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

5 easy steps to smudge free make up

With the humidity outside, it is very difficult for ladies to have a perfect make up these days. However, there are ways of having a long lasting smudge free make up, if you follow a few tricks:

July 16, 2015
July 16, 2015

Beauty tips and tricks this Eid! (video)

With the natural, no make-up look making the rounds in the beauty arena, this Eid is all about looking simple. In this sweltering heat and rain, adorn a fresh summer look instead of the usual heavy makeup to look trendy and fabulous.