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  • International Coffee Day 2018 at Le Meridien Dhaka

    1 October marks the International Coffee Day, and Le Meridien Dhaka has been celebrating this day from the time it started way back in 2015.

  • Bangladesh Heritage Crafts Foundation's First Exhibition

    The Bangladesh Heritage Crafts Foundation, held a press conference on 30 September at Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave Club, followed by a two-day exhibition on 5 and 6 October at House 1B, Road 71, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212.

  • Bangladesh Heritage Crafts Foundation – the journey begins

    Tootli Rahman, the founder of the International Weaver's festival, has recently launched The Bangladesh Heritage Crafts Foundation on 12 May, 2018 with the presence of H.E Mercia Bernicat.

  • First ever visit to Bangladesh by top Russian bloggers

    To project Bangladesh and its tourism potentials in Russia and to impart a new dimension in bilateral relations, four top Russian bloggers arrived in Dhaka on Monday, 25 September, 2018.

  • Ujjwala Beauty Expert Contest 2018 (Category 2- Bridal Makeup and Hair Styling)

    For the first time ever in Bangladesh, Ujjwala hosted the competition Ujjawala Beauty Expert on 17 September, 2018. It was for beauty experts in the categories of Bridal Makeup and Hairstyling.

  • BUTEX Jute seminar and fashion show 2018

    Bangladesh University of Textiles hosted a two-fold event on 16 September, 2018 to raise awareness for the importance of reviving the Bangladeshi jute industry.

  • Another KFC outlet- Yes please!

    The toned down black and grey walls are complemented by a sudden pop of stark red here and there. Among the counter chairs and booths, stands a happy life-like statue of Colonel Sanders. The inviting casual lighting makes this outlet ideal for casual hangouts and family parties.

  • Bibiana dazzles Washington DC

    For the first time on U.S. soil, four international standard fashion houses- Bibana, Kay Kraft, Bishwo Rang and Shoishob presented a colour filled evening as part of the Fahsion Show earlier in September.

  • Zoan Ash at Jessica Minh Anh's 7th “Catwalk on Water”

    On 4 September, 2018, the Seine River in Paris was stunningly lit up by an artistic celebration of fashion, beauty, and women empowerment at the 7th anniversary of Jessica Minh Anh's “Catwalk on water” series.

  • Pan Asian Cuisine @ Water Garden Brasserie

    In a spectacular ambience created by the burbles at Water Garden Brasserie over at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden, a 10-day long food festival was inaugurated on 2 August, 2018.

  • Taaga Man- a millenial fashion dream

    Catering to the young millennials of the urban society, Taaga Man has inaugurated its first outlet together with Taaga on 2nd August. The 3500 square feet store, located at the heart of Satmasjid Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, is every fashionista's dream.

  • Ujjwala successfully completes 50 batches

    Ujjwala is a successful platform for every potentially creative woman. The organisation advances the agenda of women empowerment by delivering a holistic set of

  • Dan Cake Dessert Genius 2018

    In an endeavour that is the first of its kind, Dan Cake, a household name in Bangladesh, launched a country-wide dessert making competition on Friday, 13 July, 2018.

  • Nestlé launches global initiative to help children lead healthier lives

    On the United Nations International Day of Families (15 May), Nestlé announced its global “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” initiative. The programme includes the further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise. It aims at helping 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.

  • BMCC celebrates John Walker's Birthday

    Bangladesh Matchbox Collectors Club (BMCC) celebrated the 237th birthday of John Walker on 29 May, 2018, the English inventor who invented the friction match and namely the matchbox .

  • Coca-Cola brings month-long Ramadan campaign 'Taste the Sehri and 'Bashay Iftar'

    For the occasion of Ramadan this year, Coca-Cola Bangladesh introduces the 'Taste the Sehri' and 'Bashay Iftar' campaign. The month-long campaign is currently running in the capital's 63 popular and renowned restaurants. Foodies can avail this offer by buying a Coca-Cola and Food combos and will be rewarded with free Sehri Nights tickets.

  • Nitya Upahar's Artistic Eid Collection

    Nitya Upahar introduces their Eid collection inspired by noted artists. Their t-shirts for adults and children are themed on Qayyum Chowdhury's 'Meghe Meghe Bela'. For the adult line, the t-shirt designs include: Dhakai Rickshaw,

  • Art introduces its summer collection for Eid

    For this Eid-ul-Fitr, Art has introduced an exclusive summer collection for men and women, currently available at all of their outlets. The line is made up of bright hues mostly on cotton.

  • Garlic 'n Ginger now in Dhanmondi

    Foodies of Dhanmondi now have one more place for them to visit as Garlic 'n Ginger opened the doors to their latest branch on 17 May, 2018. After their immense success at Jamuna Future Park, this restaurant promises to provide

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    A new beginning for Sweets of Bengal

    With a passion for bringing the best to their customers, Sweets of Bengal (Banglar Mishti) has begun its new journey at Tajwar Centre in Banani. The launching ceremony, which was nothing short of grand, occurred on 14 May, 2018, where guests were invited to get a taste of the ambience of the outlet. The massive outlet is also home to Art Cafe, thus being the ideal spot for people of all ages to come and have a good time.

  • Ramadan Celebrations at Hotel Sarina Dhaka

    This year make your Ramadan Special by stepping into Hotel Sarina Dhaka for your Private/Corporate event and enjoy special offer on venue rent.

  • LOTTO introduces CS7 series shoes

    The number one Italian brand of Bangladesh, LOTTO, celebrated its 45th anniversary on 13 May at Hotel Westin by launching its latest products and their Eid campaign “Uthshabe-Anande Hazaar Hazaar Joota Free.” In addition to its official launching ceremony, LOTTO also hosted a fashion show with the upcoming Eid celebrations in view. The brand ambassador of LOTTO Bangladesh and former captain of the Bangladesh national cricket team

  • TraumaLink's expansion moves forward

    On 7 May, 2018, TraumaLink, a voluntary free emergency first aid service that helps the people injured on the highways of Bangladesh, officially expanded its operation by expanding 10km over the Dhamrai Highway. TraumaLink's Emergency First Aid Service will soon be active on 100 km Highway Area- 50km in Daudkandi- Comilla - Dhaka Chittagong Highway, 40 km in Manikganj- Dhaka Aricha Highway and 10 km in Gazipur- Dhaka Mymensingh Highway.

  • A step with a rhythm second edition of Bata Fashion weekend

    How would you like walking down the streets of Milan, Italy and be greeted with a gorgeous black grand piano being played? And as you walk further down, you find another beautiful white piano being played and children singing. Then you are faced you a harp being played.

  • Hot summer cold cuts

    Cold cuts are precooked meat that are sliced and packaged, contrary to the belief that it is prepared raw. Many are unaware that the common pepperoni topping that we see on pizzas is also a kind of cold cut.

  • Three years of Sailor

    One of the newest brands in the fashion scene, Sailor celebrated their third year in innovative and eye-catching wears on April 6, 2018 at their newest Mirpur-2 flagship outlet in Dhaka.

  • Second Edition of the Bata Fashion Weekend

    Bata is gearing up to bring the second edition of the Bata Fashion Weekend to Milan. This year, the whole venue will revolve around the concept “The Sound of Style”, featuring an engaging combination of music, design and craftsmanship.

  • Pathshala alumnus selected for2018 Joop Swart Masterclass

    Bangladeshi photographer, Ashfika Rahman has been selected for the prestigious international platform for young photographers, Joop Swart Masterclass 2018. Organised by World Press Photo, this program announced the 12 young photographers from 9 different nationalities in its 25th edition.

  • Special Art Competition at Hotel Sarina

    On World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2018, Hotel Sarina Dhaka arranged a Special Child Art Competition for children who are living with autism. Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited participated with Hotel Sarina Dhaka as a co-sponsor.

  • YELLOW launches new store

    YELLOW, the leading fashion brand of Bangladesh, launched its 14th store at Bailey Road, one of the most prominent locations in the city on March 30, 2018.