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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

Cancer: Prevention is Protection

  The increased prevalence of cancer in Asia is cause for concern. Experts are putting emphasis on early detection, which ultimately translates to better recovery. Lung, liver, and breast cancer are three major types of cancers that the Bangladeshi people suffer Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Tindu – Where Trouble Melts like Lemon Drops

  Consider a few things before visiting Tindu. This is one of the remotest hill tracts regions of our country where the rays of civilization have yet to dawn upon. The upazila is forty-two kilometers from Bandarban. The path you take Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Amusing history of digital age – Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators”

  The Innovators Walter Isaacson Published by Simon & Schuster Available in Bookworm, PBS and other major bookstores   Revolutions usually leave ancient institutions tottering, societies shaken and the streets awash with blood. But what Walter Isaacson calls the “digital revolution” has kept its promise to Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Hugh Jackman leaves a lasting legacy as the regenerative mutant

  For someone who took up the role of X-Men’s Wolverine as the least probable prospect, Australian-born Hugh Jackman has come a long way (17 years to be exact,) with critics finding it very hard whether to attribute him to the Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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