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Diversity triumphs over botched announcement at Oscars 2017

  Veterans Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty can blame all their errors on Steve Harvey, whom they considered to be the “mother of botched announcements” (according to a recent Hollywood Reporter feature,) after accidentally announcing “La La Land” as Best Picture Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Restaurant Review – Café Droom

  Dhanmondi’s coziest café expands into Banani, without compromising on taste   As I frequented Café Droom at Dhanmondi 9/A, it used to amaze me to see that this place witnessed a dull time. Thanks to immaculate service (albeit slow) and good food, Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

JAAGO Foundation wins ICT in Education award of UNESCO

  Korvi Rakshand, Founder of JAAGO Foundation, recently received the UNESCO   King   Hamad   Bin   Isa   Al-Khalifa   Award   for   the   Use   of   Information   and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education in Paris.   The award is the recognition of JAAGO Foundation’s work in eradicating poverty Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Sino-BD art camp first of artistic collaborations

  When discussing how China has exported its products and services all over the world, especially in Bangladesh – as they deserve credit for bringing in infrastructural development, smartphones and what not. But art was something that had eluded the list Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Peyala: The T in Trendy

  No one can go wrong with the customised array of perfect wraps, salad bowls, Nutella desserts and beverages from Peyala   The opening of Peyala, the new restaurant brand of MGH Restaurants Private Ltd (MRPL), in the capital’s Gulshan 2 area caused Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Rings: Killer videotape puts everyone to sleep in record time

  It has been over a decade since the killer videotape sent chills to us when we were in high school. I remember the Japanese version of “The Ring” scaring the living daylights out of me. The Hollywood version, which followed Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Your Ekushey attires

  Ekushey February now turned into a festival of national achievement and to celebrate the occasion, local boutique shops have been making different outfits for all age groups.   Designers have used black-white-red- based traditional motifs and patterns to represent the theme of Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Sylhet, the Land of Tea

  Sylhet has always been known as the epitome of greenery in Bangladesh, thanks to its tea gardens, hill tracts, forests, crystal-clear river water and other natural beauties.   One can begin to describe the scenic beauty of Sylhet and find it difficult Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Birishiri, the ‘Heaven on Earth’

  Birishiri, popularly known as Shushong Durgapur, is located in Netrokona, a district in the north of Bangladesh bordering with India. The rural locality lies at the foot of Garo Hills and is run through by the Someshwari River.   Being one of Thursday, January 5th, 2017

5 ways to care your indoor plants

  Winter is the best time to make the inside of our homes as colourful as our gardens have been through the summer.   In Bangladesh, we can get lots of beautiful and vibrant plants to fill the winter with life and warmth. Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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