Life/Style

The inner workings of the genius mind of an economics professor

  How many of us have the childhood history of driving our parents to tears with our endless barrage of questions in a quest to find out how the world works? Who is God? Where do babies come from? Why do Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Istanbul Restaurant serving Turkish delicacies

  Istanbul Restaurant in Gulshan lives up to its name. As you enter the restaurant you’ll notice that the stone- walled ornate motifs Turkish interior is decorated with blue embellishments and reminiscent of traditional decor. Brilliant lights and a delightful fountain Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

3 natural remedies for sun tanned skin

  We just celebrated Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year and the most popular festival in the Bengali calendar, last week. Most of the Bangalis participated in the outdoor event, braving the burning sun and dust in the Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The Base Camp pulls you into the wild

  It’s that time of the year again! The time when the school holidays have just begun, colleges and universities are closed for summer break, families plan their vacations and companies organise their annual retreats.   We don’t normally think of spending our Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Women’s Boishakhi wardrobe

  Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year, is the day when Bengalis around the globe enjoy the vibrant celebrations forgetting the differences of caste, creed, and religion. This is the special day when we all love to stand Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

10 easy Boishakhi makeup hacks

  Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year, is the most popular festival in the Bengali calendar and no woman can imagine her face without makeup on. But as typically is a hot day, with a lot of humidity Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

5 Irresistible Boishakhi fish delicacies

  Bengalis cannot imagine their Pohela Boishakh meal without fish. During the Bengali New Year celebration, people in Bangladesh keep a variety of recipes using fish as the prime ingredient. Starting from the famous “Shorshe Ilish”, Bengalis know it all as Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

How to empower yourself as a homemaker

  ‘Housewife’ has long been considered a derogatory term since it gives out the impression that the woman only does housework and is unemployed. It fails to convey the fact that managing a household is a fulltime job in itself. Thereby Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

5 star hotels bracing themselves for Pohela Boishakh

  Most of Dhaka’s 5 star hotels have undertaken massive preparations to gear up for the Bengali New Year, which all of us know better as PohelaBoishakh. Apart from the colourful decorations and activities, scrumptious buffet lunch and dinner are offered Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Five must-go places during Pohela Baishakh

  If you get yourself out on the streets during Pohela Baishakh, you will surely find a lot of music in the air along with the Mangal Shobhajatra, masks, banner, placard, festoons, etc.   As history says, the colourful procession we popularly know Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
  • National
  • International