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Kaftans  the forever fashion

Kaftans the forever fashion

🕔 Lifestyle October 7, 2019

What exactly is a kaftan? The simplest definition of a ‘kaftan, according to Vogue, is a narrow cut, long robe with full sleeves, either with a deep open neck, or fully open to the floor, and s

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Thee Gouri Narayani —  Who art

Thee Gouri Narayani — Who art

Lifestyle 🕔September 23, 2019

If you are thinking this is yet another piece on our fantasy regarding the quintessential Bengali belle and their mesmerising eyes, then pause. This is exactly that…and perhaps, a little more.

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The Jamdani Economics: Of Sonargaon and an

The Jamdani Economics: Of Sonargaon and an

Lifestyle 🕔September 16, 2019

By now, we all know that the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bengal Foundation have been in talks with World Crafts Council to award Sonargaon the label of a Craft City, in recognition

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A new step towards greater recognition Sonargaon as World Crafts

A new step towards greater recognition Sonargaon as World Crafts

Lifestyle 🕔September 9, 2019

The otherwise lacklustre village was buzzing with activities. A fact that was evident from the turn of the main road, where busy looking men, dressed in their finery of white Jamdani panjabis, we

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Female leads  who reign supreme in

Female leads who reign supreme in

Dhallywood 🕔August 9, 2019

Dhallywood has historically been graced with the presence of numerous supremely talented leading ladies. Armed with robust acting chops, indisputable glamour and bold personalities, a number of t

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A cut above: The Mirkadim breed of

A cut above: The Mirkadim breed of

Lifestyle 🕔August 5, 2019

But dig deeper, and you will realise Mirkadim is like no other. It is the home of Mirkadim cows, a distinct class in our livestock industry — the highly celebrated and premium, ‘Mirkadim er g

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Barbecuing this

Barbecuing this

Lifestyle 🕔August 5, 2019

It makes a world of difference when you prepare your food beforehand, by which, we mean having all your food items in boxes, already marinated and made out in the desired shapes you want to.

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Male leads who reign supreme in

Male leads who reign supreme in

Dhallywood 🕔August 2, 2019

If there is one thing that is certain, it is the fact that life is ephemeral. The new will take the place of the old, turn old and then someday, will give their place to the new again; such is th

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Shakib Khan to star in

Shakib Khan to star in

Dhallywood 🕔July 31, 2019

Shakib Khan, one of the most popular actors of our time, is set to star in the upcoming film, Agun. It will be directed by Bodiul Alom Khokon, a filmmaker that the actor has previously teamed up

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Akash Mohol to release on August

Akash Mohol to release on August

Dhallywood 🕔July 31, 2019

Delwar Jahan Jhantu is a name synonymous with many hit films in Dhallywood. His latest directorial venture, Akash Mohol, is set to release tomorrow. The film, produced under the banner of Impress

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A cheesemaker with a

A cheesemaker with a

Lifestyle 🕔July 15, 2019

Times are changing. No longer will any food enthusiast be puzzled with an offer of something that is made by pouring bacteria into it. Not only will they say a resounding yes, the follow-up selec

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Wear your

Wear your

Lifestyle 🕔June 24, 2019

Ever felt like sticking a placard on your forehead to make people aware of your stance on social issues because protests just dont seem to register? Social awareness programmes or long social med

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In the name of job

In the name of job

Lifestyle 🕔June 17, 2019

Job satisfaction, in simplistic terms is a combination of happiness and fulfilment generated from the employment we choose on our quest to achieve what we perceive as our career objectives. Quitt

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Shakib Khans ‘Password and ‘Nolok win over

Shakib Khans ‘Password and ‘Nolok win over

Dhallywood 🕔June 13, 2019

Password and Nolok, two films starring celebrated actor Shakib Khan, were released this Eid season. These films are garnering much appreciation from the audience. We visited a few of the most pro

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The spirituality of a sacred

The spirituality of a sacred

Lifestyle 🕔May 6, 2019

With Ramadan finally here, the entire atmosphere is filled with a profound sense of spirituality, one that inspires people, and instills virtue. However, this spirituality is often felt and inter

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May Day — how it came to

May Day — how it came to

Lifestyle 🕔April 29, 2019

The Day has its origin in the USA. In the late nineteenth century, the working class was in constant struggle to gain the 8-hour work day. Conditions were severe, and it was quite common for lab

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Giving back to

Giving back to

Lifestyle 🕔April 22, 2019

Has the rat-race of the busy city life left you exhausted and in a constant state of being in an existential crisis? If you answer yes, then perhaps its time to find new ways to give back to soci

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Shakib Khans upcoming

Shakib Khans upcoming

Dhallywood 🕔April 9, 2019

The appearance of silver screen superstars in television commercials has been increasing in recent years. Many of the big names in the entertainment industry are starting to embrace the dynamic d

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A village

A village

Lifestyle 🕔April 8, 2019

As our lives move away from our rural agrarian roots, more and more traditions that were quintessential to the Bengali experience are slowly lost.

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