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  • 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.

  • bti introduces smart home in Bangladesh real estate

    To cater to the demands of today's home buyers, bti recently launched The Platinum Collection which offers luxury apartments with high-end features.

  • The Rise of a New Era: For real estate buyers and sellers

    Home design does not only cater to aesthetics but also improves the functionality of a home; be it a new home or old. It is essential that the space of the house is used proportionately, regarding both beauty and practicality.

  • Asian advertising summit in Taipei attracts 70,000

    2018 DigiAsia was held from 15 to 17 November 2018 in Taipei, and was combined with 'Meet Taipei' the largest forum and start up exhibition with around 70 thousand attendees from Taiwan and abroad. The event was an 'Asian AI Summit'.

  • 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.

  • Tamim Iqbal now with Cats Eye

    On 26 November, 2018, cricketer Tamim Iqbal was officially announced as the brand ambassador for Cats Eye. The 38-year-old local fashion brand is introducing a new dimension

  • Three years of Le Méridien Dhaka

    Opened in 15 November, 2015, Le Méridien Dhaka has become a familiar name in the tourism and hospitality industry. The hotel has a special aptitude for arranging authentic cross-cultural events and celebrations.

  • Indonesian Batik Festival

    The Indonesian embassy in Dhaka held their first ever Indonesian Batik Festival on 21 and 22 November, 2018. The two-day event was held to share the 2000-year-old Javanese tradition of batik craft with the people of Bangladesh, Bangladeshi fashion designers, and to the representatives of other countries who came together to take part in the festival.

  • Awareness Rally on World Toilet Day at TSC

    World toilets day was celebrated with the goal of ensuring 100 percent female-friendly toilet facilities. A rally and question answer session was held on the Dhaka University campus to raise awareness, courtesy of 'Harpoon Liquid Toilet Cleaner' by Quazi Enterprises Ltd.

  • Year-end sales from Kay Kraft and YoungKay

    Celebrate the end of year with up to twenty percent discounts from Kay Kraft and YoungKay. The discounts will continue till 30 November, 2018.

  • Fashion Embraces the differently - abled

    Dubai based Bangladeshi designer, Niharika Momtaz recently showcased her latest collection, dubbed “K O H I N O O R”, in Colombo, at the “Massira Inclusive - Asian European Fashion Show Colombo,” the first ever inclusive fashion show in Sri Lanka. Her showstopper was 'Alexandra Chichikova,' Miss Wheelchair World 2017.

  • Maheen Khan at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka

    The stage of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka, which started from 25 October to 28 October, 2018, was home to a range of Sri Lanka's finest, as well as global designers presenting their collections.

  • Pan Pacific Sonargaon deals

    Unwind and rejuvenate with the “Bangladeshi Package” offered by Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka this season. The offer includes an exclusive range of dining and recreational facilities, complemented by their signature 5-star service.

  • Shakib Al Hasan.

    Shakib Al Hasan to bat for Uber as Brand Ambassador in Bangladesh

    Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

  • Nakshi Kantha: Bangladesher Nandito Shilper Smarok

    In an endeavour to retell stories of one of the quintessential art traditions of Bangladesh, Maleka Khan — activist, researcher, and author — penned 'Nakshi Kantha: Bangladesher Nandito Shilper Smarok'.

  • Grand finale of Navana LPG recipe contest

    The grand finale of Navana LPG Meat Master Recipe contest was held on 7 November, 2018 at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka.

  • Let appearance be a source of confidence, not anxiety

    This is an important issue of this day and age that young girls are under increasing pressure to look physically perfect.

  • Farzana Yusuf Design Studio

    This year's Winter and Wedding Lifestyle Show arranged at the Khazana Gardenia Grand Hall had all signature vibes of Koral Klauset Events. Over the years, they have successfully

  • ‘Weekend Spirit’ with MIB

    Providing a platform for busy urbanites to relax, enjoy and connect with their roots, MIB seasonal meetups have won the hearts of many Dhakaites.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Ghurni.com 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.

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