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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Domino's Pizza Now in Bangladesh

    Domino's Pizza was officially launched on 15 March, 2019 with the grand opening of its first restaurant in Rangs Fortune Square, Dhanmondi, Dhaka.

  • Workshop on child protection held

    A workshop targeting children aged 7 to 12 years was conducted by Yellow Brick Road (YBR) at RAOWA club on Friday, 8 March, 2019 at 10AM.

  • Chef Billal Hossain in Northampton's Tamarind Restaurant

    Foodies in Northampton, UK, were in for treat this Valentine's Day. The Tamarind Restaurant, Northamptonshire's premier fine dining restaurant, hosted Qatar airways' Chef, Md Billal Hossain

  • Miss World Bangladesh 2018 Jannatul Ferdous Oishee now Huawei's ambassador

    Miss World Bangladesh, Oishee, starts journey with Huawei

    World's leading smartphone manufacturer Huawei recently announced Jannatul Ferdous Oishee, winner of the 'Miss World Bangladesh 2018' crown, as their new product ambassador in the country.

  • Styline celebrates World Hijab Day 2019

    Styline, a modest lifestyle marketplace of Bangladesh, organised a round table dialogue on 1 February, 2019 with people followers from various fields and occupation on the event of World Hijab Day. This dialogue was aimed to fight against bigotry, prejudice, and discrimination to Muslim women, and to promote their freedom in wearing the hijab.

  • Third International Weavers Festival 2019

    The International Weavers Festival is once again set to take the stage on 1 February, 2019, at the Banani Rajuk Field, Dhaka.

  • WINGS celebrates 5th foundation day

    On 21 January, 2019, WINGS (a support group for women) celebrated its 5th Foundation Day event, with all its members at House-27, Road-11, Baridhara, Dhaka. The president, Tootli Rahman, gave an overall view of all the events held in 2018.

  • Valentine's Day offer from Pan Pacific Sonargaon

    This Valentine's Day, guests can stay at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka and have a chance to win complimentary air ticket to Dubai, courtesy of Biman Bangladesh Airlines.

  • Prepare for Valentine's Day with Cooper's

    Cooper's Bakery Bangladesh has launched a delectable set of cakes and treats to start off your celebrations early!

  • Spring with Kay Kraft

    Update your wardrobe with spring's finest colours from Kay Kraft's Falgun Collection.

  • Falgun with Nipun

    Brace yourself for this Falgun with the newest fashion and designs from Nipun Crafts.

  • Prague buckles up for Bata Fashion Weekend 2019

    Prague, the historic capital of the Czech Republic, is set to host the Bata Fashion Weekend 2019. This year, as the brand also celebrates its 125-year anniversary, the event will take place from 12-14 April, 2019, at Žofín Palace.

  • EBL holds music contest for employees

    The third season of “Esho Mili Surey Surey,” a music contest for Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) employees, was held at the bank's head office at Gulshan on January 5, 2019. A total of 45 contestants vied for the final trophy.

  • TraumaLink expands up to 115 Kilometres

    TraumaLink, a volunteer-based free emergency first aid service system, has expanded its area of operation by 15 kms on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, in Gazaria-Munshiganj area, on 12 December, 2018.

  • Ayush-Naksha Biye Utshob A Wedding Festival for All

    This year, for the fifth time, Prothom Alo - Naksha organised its annual special event “Ayush-Naksha Biye Utshob” at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka.

  • War heroines with Dolonchapa

    In an attempt to bring the selfless women and heroines of the liberation war to the public eye, Dolonchapa, the first privately run bus service in Bangladesh, re-branded their 4 buses

  • Playing under the open sky

    On 7 December, 2018 between 8 AM and 11 AM, children of the city got a rare opportunity to enjoy what was termed, 'Private Car free Manik Mia Avenue'.

  • MIB Weekend Spirit

    ‘What we use makes us who we are'- the sentiment put forth by this line singularly encapsulates MIB's newest festival, hosted on Fridays, every week, between 9AM-8PM.

  • Samsung Galaxy A7

    Paint it Red, Blue or Pink with #MyGalaxyMyColor

    There was a time, we could only imagine a device that we could carry in our pocket and use it for almost all tasks-- from bank transaction to buying groceries.

  • Brunch at Four Points by Sheraton

    The day you walk into Four Points by Sheraton Dhaka to 'brunch' is the day you'll walk out of their Eatery located on the 24th floor charmed and full from the grand feast that can only be described to be a true sight for sore eyes.