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  • Uber launches road safety campaign in Bangladesh

    With an aim to raise awareness around this critical issue, Uber has launched a road safety campaign in Bangladesh. The month-long campaign was kicked off through a video post by brand ambassador and number one all-rounder in the world of cricket, Shakib Al Hasan.

  • Alpana Habib awarded the GOURMAND World Cookbook Award

    First introduced in 1995 at the Frankfurt Book Fair, GOURMAND Cookbook Award is now one of the most prestigious in the field.

  • Digitising food delivery, evolving lifestyle choices

    With the work force now seeing a surge of younger professionals, convenience has now become the most priortised element.

  • Uber introduces Phone Anonymisation

    Uber, the world’s largest on-demand ride-sharing company, introduced two-way Phone Anonymisation on 10 June, 2019. It is a new technology that will improve the way riders and drivers connect and communicate with each other.

  • Niharika’s latest collection at Cannes 2019

    Designer and owner of 1972 Couture Jewellery, Niharika Momtaz unveiled her Red Carpet Collection of couture jewellery TIJORI on 21

  • Pre-Eid Splendor Shopping Carnival with Luxe

    On 24 and 25 May 2019, Luxe Bangladesh created a platform titled, “Pre-Eid Splendor Shopping Carnival with Luxe” for some online

  • Dhaka Chic Fashion Fair by FDCB

    On the 30th and 31st of May, the Fashion Design Council Bangladesh (FDCB) hosted their multi designer event Dhaka Chic Fashion Fair. This event, like the previous gatherings by FDCB, was a continuation of their commitment to achieve an ethical and sustainable system for the fashion industry.

  • KFC and Pizza Hut bringing joy to un-derprivileged children

    For the month of Ramadan, KFC and Pizza Hut upheld their Ramadan tradition and organised special iftars at their outlets. But this time, it was extra special because this iftar was done across all outlets of KFC and Pizza Hut on the same day. The iftar was arranged for underprivileged children from local orphanages

  • Baby shopping made easy: Mum & Little Ones in Dhanmondi

    Eid-ul-Fitr arrives bringing joy, and shopping for new clothes for the occasion is not only limited to oneself, but family and friends. And the joy of shopping is multiplied with the smallest members of our families – the children. The littlest ones should have the perfect outfits, and the cutest.

  • Dhaka Chic Fashion Fair - the best Eid shopping destination

    Eid is simply incomplete without a new dress to celebrate the occasion. To make Eid shopping that much more special this year, the Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB) is gearing up for a one-of-a-kind experience for shoppers. They are arranging for a multi designer event

  • Exterior paint: The defining trait of your home

    Your home’s exterior paint sets the tone for what’s inside. Whether you are traditional and elegant in your style tastes, or prefer a youthful and eclectic approach to modern styles, exterior paint says plenty about your home’s character, and therefore, your own sense of taste.

  • Ecstasy unveils exotic Eid collection and smartphone app

    Bangladesh’s leading fashion house Ecstasy gave an exclusive preview of its exquisite Eid collection in a star-studded ceremony on 4 May, 2019, at its flagship outlet at Bashundhara City Shopping Complex.

  • A whole lot of Dhaka swag, a dash of Warhol

    Taking inspiration from instantly recognisable objects we see every day and presenting them in a pop art influenced visuals was Andy Warhol’s claim to fame. For Zurhem’s Spring Summer 2019 collection, Creative Director Mehruz Munir was inspired by rickshaw art that is bold, flamboyant, often chaotic and unapologetic.

  • Omera Petroleum Ltd introduces 25kg LPG cylinder

    Focusing on high consumer demand, ease of usage and handling, and the security of the customers, 25KG SKU cylinders of Omera Petroleum Ltd. are now available in the market. On 25 April, the 25kg cylinder was officially.

  • KFC’s Smoky Grill’d has a visiting addition!

    Smoky Grill’d chicken, launched late last year, has been a hit with KFC Fans from the very beginning. A new, limited time burger for the same Smoky Grill’d line, has been launched at the end of March, and like every burger at KFC, this too is “Finger lickin’ good.”

  • Handcrafted goodness awaits at Pizza Hut Bangladesh

    More often than not, we use the word pizza as a synonym for comfort food full of cheesy goodness that lifts our mood on the worst of days.

  • Mermaid Beach Resort charms foreign journalists

    Bangladesh Tourism Board had invited 26 foreign journalists and tour operators from 10 countries to visit some of Bangladesh’s most at-tractive tourist destinations.

  • Misha Ali to spearhead Uber Eats in Bangladesh

    On April 15, 2019, Uber Eats announced the appointment of Misha Ali to lead Uber Eats’ operations in Bangladesh.

  • 5 days of grill at Amari

    Grill lovers are in for a treat with different delicious regional cuisines every weekday at Amari Dhaka’s Deck 41, an enthralling roof-top restaurant.

  • Time tricks

    You have a lot on your plate. You are so-busy. To that I say, like Shania Twain: “That don’t impress me much.” Because everyone these days has a hectic schedule and a million things to do and in a constant race against time. Nothing new!

  • Aarong Valentine’s Special Snap & Win campaign winner announced

    Aarong, the largest lifestyle retail brand of Bangladesh and a social enterprise of BRAC, hosted a prize giving ceremony for the winner of the Valentine’s Special Snap & Win campaign on 29 March, 2019, at Grassroots Café, Uttara.

  • Nature Carnival 2019

    BRAC University Natural Sciences Club hosted the first ever Nature Carnival at its Mohakhali campus on 31 March, 2019. Styline Cosmetics was the event partner of the event.

  • Grand launch of Organi Glamour

    Organi Glamour started its journey with a grand launching event on 5 March, 2019, at The Mirage, with a double launch of the brand

  • Video on the Bangladesh Women’s Team: Flagbearers of a nation’s pride

    A poignant video highlighting the struggles and achievement of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib and how her life can be an inspiration for a generation of youth has been made by Gazi Shubhro

  • Puma opens first flagship store in Bangladesh

    Thanks to the collaboration of Puma India and DBL Group, the globally renowned sports brand, finally made its way to the Bangladesh market with their first flagship store in Banani 11.

  • Autism

    BSMMU approves to run a course on Autism and NDDs

    The Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA) received the approval to run a course on Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDDs) by the Academic Council of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on 1 April, 2019.

  • Avanza — The Multi Designer Store

    On 30 March, 2019 Dhaka’s some of the country’s top most designers and entrepreneurs opened their collaborative store, Avanza — The Multi Designer Store.

  • Monokrome Turns 1

    On 30 March, 2019 Maheen Khan, her team, and friends of Monokrome got together to celebrate the first year of the Monokrome. Maheen, who shares the name with the celebrated designer of Mayasir fame, collaborated with yogis Shazia Omar and Ulfath Kuddus.

  • WINGS celebrates 48 years of independence of women in Bangladesh

    On 23 March, 2019, seven Bangladeshi women of exceptional personality and accomplishment were awarded by WINGS at their celebration.

  • YELLOW and BUFT Fashion Fest 2019

    YELLOW by BEXIMCO and BGMEA University of Fashion & Technology (BUFT) organised 'Fashion Fest 2019' at BUFT's permanent campus in Ashulia on 20 March, 2019.