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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

Lifelines – A great summer read

  As we delve into this summer, divert yourself from the heat and allow yourself to be a couch potato with a delightful read, “Lifelines – New writing from Bangladesh.”   I picked up Lifelines, an anthology of short stories written by female Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Business lessons from Dan Brown

  It is a testament to the popularity of Dan Brown that there was a 24% increase on the pre-booking of his fourth book, “Inferno” from his previous hit, “The Lost Symbol.” A thriller as anticipated, his books have surpassed the Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Working from home – an alternative career

  As the clock struck 6, Anita decided to call it a day, and retire from work. As she stacked the office documents on her desk and shut down her computer, Anita started making a mental checklist of the household chores Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Let the green in

  Creation starts with imagination which the mind has in abundance. So let your thoughts flow and visualize the garden of your dreams. Be it a small arrangement of flower pots or a little nursery of vegetables or even a mixture Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Classic Rock Café – A Rocker’s Heaven

  Lcaving behind the hustle and bustle of the busy city, you enter a world of rock-n-roll — the walls are decorated with photographs of performers and concerts, a guitar and a drums set act as props on this arranged set. Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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