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  • Hike in Essentials Prices

    Hike In Essentials Prices: Crooked traders out to cash in on Ramadan

    Despite a government promise that price of essentials would not rise before Ramadan, a section of unscrupulous wholesalers and retailers have yet again begun charging people more for those.

  • How to stay healthy this Ramadan

    Each year, Muslims worldwide eagerly wait for Ramadan -- the holy month of fasting which is followed by one of the biggest celebration in Islam, Eid-ul-Fitr. During this month, our lifestyle becomes subject to many changes. For most part, it is the food habit that goes through a drastic change.

  • Food adulteration

    Govt takes step to check food adulteration during Ramadan

    The government takes a number of initiatives to check adulteration and contamination in foods, particularly in iftar items and fruits, as chemical contamination with mixture of toxic ingredients and unapproved colours in foods goes rampant during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramadan

    The Indian government announces a conditional ceasefire in anti-militancy operation by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir state during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Rohingya refugee crisis in Ramadan 2018

    Rohingya Muslims face difficult time ahead of Ramadan

    The 12-year-old Rohingya refugee dream of Ramadan back in his own village -- fish to break the day's fast, gifts from his family and relaxing beneath the trees before evening prayers at the mosque.

  • CNG stations to remain closed for 6hrs during Ramadan

    The CNG filling stations across the country will remain closed for six hours from 5:00pm to 11:00pm every day during Ramadan.

  • What to do about Ramadan prices?

    Every year we are promised by the relevant ministry that prices of essentials will be kept within reach during the holy month of Ramadan. Since, that promise is hardly ever kept people have stopped expecting anything in this regard. The ministry of commerce had a meeting of traders, law enforcement and officials from the various government agencies and departments along with importers and traders on April 1 to better gauge what stocks should be

  • Pogba sends Ramadan greetings from Mecca

    The world's most expensive footballer Paul Pogba posts pictures of himself at the holiest site of Islam, days after helping Manchester United to victory in the Europa League final.

  • The bombing in Karrada, Baghdad, on Sunday was one of the deadliest attacks by IS.

    OPINION: Why IS chooses to bomb during Ramadan

    To the radical mind, if additional prayer and alms giving is encouraged in Ramadan - then why not more bloodshed too? View it that way and you understand precisely the line of reasoning that has given rise to such a grisly and gruesome death toll this year.

  • A minibus part of a Japanese convoy, as relatives of victims of an attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery and the O'Kitchen Restaurant, visited the site, in Dhaka.

    Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

    Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

  • Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan criticised over Islam remarks

    Muslim clerics criticise Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan over comments he made about the practice of animal sacrifice in Islam.

  • WHY I PREFER NOT HAVING IFTAR OUTSIDE

    Ramadan is a month of fasting, prayers, and redemption that help us transform into better versions of ourselves.

  • Ramadan offers at Tastebud

    Ramadan is considered to be the holiest month in the entire year. Therefore, Tastebud is sharing the goodness of the essence of Ramadan.

  • For the love of drinks and smoothies

    Enduring the hottest year yet on record with Ramadan upon us, it’s only natural that you find yourself longing for something tall and cold to go in perfect harmony with your iftar meals.

  • Ramadan ‘soup-er’ bowl!

    Keeping the month of Ramadan in mind, Star Lifestyle presents various mouth-watering easy-to-make recipes that would be an ideal addition to your iftar or sehri dishes.

  • Eid allowance: RMG workers for payment before 20th Ramadan

    Different garment workers' associations call upon the factory owners to pay the apparel workers’ salary and Eid allowance before the 20th Ramadan.

  • How to Fast During Exams

    There might not be any shortcuts to Ramadan but there aren't any for exams either. Whether you're a stress eater or just someone who suffers from the roja brain, exam season is never fun when it coincides with Ramadan.

  • Drinks and Desserts for Ramadan

    It is week one of Ramadan. On day seven, we have for you a selection of local and international recipes to try your hands in. Quench your thirst with some sweet tamarind juice. Craving sweets? Then we have just the solution for you with some mouth-wateringly delicious Umm Ali—an Egyptian dessert to take you on a culinary adventure.

  • The Middle East Iftar bonanza

    Six days into Ramadan and the iftar bazaars are catching heat! Spoons flying, knives slicing and the heat rising. It is time to take our culinary skills a notch up. Try your hands at some Middle Eastern dishes for a change from the fried and crunchy delicacies.

  • Easy to make and bake Iftar

    Day three of Ramadan is already here and it is time to meet your sweet tooth cravings! Check out these easy-to-bake recipes that will leave you wanting for more!

  • High energy fixes for Ramadan

    It is day two of Ramadan and the summer heat has already worn you out. But fear not, Lifestyle has the perfect high energy solution for you. Check out these easy-to-do recipes that will refresh you and leave you wanting for more!

  • Gourmet Ramadan

    Keeping in mind the long hours of fasting we will experience this year, the food on our platters should be hydrating and packed with nutrition and healthy in all aspects. To get you started, Star Lifestyle will present for its readers one recipe a day that would be an ideal addition to your iftar/sehri dishes.

  • An easy guide to Taraweeh

    Ramadan is a blessed month, and blessed is the prayer that is known as Taraweeh. Numerous Muslims worldwide strive to go...

  • [Watch] Eid trends of 2016

    Every Ramadan, with the publication of Star Eid Celebrations, we bring to you the yearly dose of a fashion extravaganza that showcases the newest trends. This season marks the addition of a new segment, Star Lifestyle Plus, dedicated to your exclusive Ramadan needs.

  • CNG stations to stay shut 7hrs in Ramadan

    CNG refueling stations across the country will stay closed from 3:00pm to 10:00pm daily during the month of Ramadan, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid.

  • Kamal pledges tough actions against extortion

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says the government will deal with an iron hand, if anyone tries to extort the businessmen ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Dhaka south sets Tk 420 beef price for Ramadan

    Dhaka South City Corporation fixes the beef price per kg at Tk 420 and mutton Tk 570 for the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.

  • Sayeed Khokon

    Steps if price list is not followed during Ramadan: DSCC mayor

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) mayor warns of legal measures against the businessmen who would not follow the city corporation-determined price list while selling essentials this Ramadan.

  • DMP bans carrying explosives, crackers ahead of Shab-e-Barat

    The Dhaka Metropolitan Police bans the carrying of all types of explosives, crackers and explosion of firecrackers in the city ahead of Shab-e-Barat to be observed on May 22.

  • London buses to carry ‘praise Allah’ adverts during Ramadan

    London buses will carry adverts praising Allah as part of a drive by Britain’s biggest Muslim charity to help victims of the Syrian civil war during Ramadan.

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