• A modest fashion blog

    Aydha Mehnaz is a gorgeous fashion blogger specialising in 'modest fashion', and uses her own blog Minazification to demonstrate her great eye to details and styles. This week, she spoke to We ...

    Weekend | by Sabiha Akond Rupa - 21 July 2016
  • Cotton USA visits Bangladesh

    A delegation from Cotton USA was introduced to Bangladesh textile and apparel industry through the US and Global Cotton Outlook seminar where they met with Bangladesh industry leaders at a fashion sho ...

    Weekend | by Sabiha Akond Rupa - 21 July 2016
  • The golden era of BTV: the time of dubbed TV series

    There was a time not so long ago, even though it feels like the distant past, when assortments of digital entertainment were delivered through television and there was only one television channel. The ...

    Weekend | by Saker Saqib - 21 July 2016
  • Why I took up the hijab

    Ever since I began wearing the hijab (veil) countless people have asked me: “Why? What made you decide to suddenly start covering your head?” My reply is always the same: “Rather, yo ...

    Weekend | by Tasnia Rashid - 21 July 2016
  • Girl, unveiled

    Dhaka, 2004. At thirteen, Death is at my door. I know this because Death claimed my cousin one autumn morning, brought the family together into my uncle’s Gulshan flat, laid siege to our beings ...

    Weekend | by Shehtaz Huq - 21 July 2016
  • Travelling with the Turks

    The magical city of Istanbul, once a tourist hotspot, always a subject of fascination for everyone from architects and historians to coffee connoisseurs, has been on our minds a lot lately, for good r ...

    Weekend | by Sabrina Fatma Ahmad - 21 July 2016
  • Divided democracies

    On paper, Turkey's failed military coup should be a positive thing – a triumph of democracy in a country that has in the past been thrown into turmoil by similar military coups. On July 16, ...

    Weekend | by Shuprova Tasneem - 21 July 2016
  • Why should girls have all the fun?

    Facial, make-up, cosmetology, hair-care, parlour; when one hears these terms, their brain processes it only to display an image of a lady painting another lady’s nails, a woman straightening ano ...

    Weekend | by Noor-E-Shahrin - 16 July 2016
  • The plot chickens

    Boneless chicken breast is a very versatile ingredient and I always keep some in my freezer. It doesn’t take long to cook and there are so many things you can make with them. I love using them i ...

    Weekend | by Farzana Romine - 16 July 2016
  • I do, you do, we all do shampoo!

    If you ask me, I believe every little thing in our body isn’t just a coincidence, but rather meant to assure a natural and healthy working of our bodily processes. For instance, our saliva is me ...

    Weekend | by Aashni Bhansali - 16 July 2016
  • Summer so fine

    Gentlemen, let’s get the obvious statement out of the way. It’s too damn hot to be wearing suits all-day, everyday. However, there are occasions where the room for compromising is a bit ti ...

    Weekend | by Mahmood Hossain - 16 July 2016
  • I was (almost) a terrorist

    I was born in 1990’s Dhaka. As a child I had been cheerful and energetic. I grew up in a time when very few families had cable TV, only professionals used computer, no one knew what the internet ...

    Weekend | by Ahmed Muhammed - 16 July 2016
  • The birds, bees, and siblings

    Last time I wrote about hopes, dreams, growing up, and other assorted weirdnesses. It got me thinking, how many of you have actually had the ‘birds and bees’ talk with your kids? Do you ev ...

    Weekend | by Minu Ahmed - 16 July 2016