• Cranky aunty, cranky me

    Dear Dina, I have this paternal aunt who lives abroad. When I was completing my higher education abroad, she was kind enough to let me stay with her, and helped me out with some of the expenses whe ...

    Weekend | by Dina Sobhan - 25 June 2016
  • Ramadan planner – week 2

    With the second week of Ramadan well under way, we’ve finally started to get ourselves accustomed to our new routines. To ensure that you’re making the most of this month and getting thing ...

    Weekend | by Amreen Rahman - 25 June 2016
  • Windy Terrace Hotel

    Summer is here and the Eid holidays are just around the corner. People living in the city in this festive month are worried about the constant presence of the chaotic traffic, and looking to buy the b ...

    Weekend | by Moumita Ahmed - 25 June 2016
  • Treats for iftar

    Stir fried chicken kabab Making kabab is hard work, specially over charcoal. This recipe doesn’t require charcoal, yet you will get almost all the smoky flavours of kabab with very little eff ...

    Weekend | by Farzana Romine - 25 June 2016
  • It’s a wild life (Part 2)

    I remember one of my very first pieces of writing was about a crazy man. It was called, “The long long man.” Before your imagination runs wild, let me tell you that in the local language, ...

    Weekend | by Minu Ahmed - 25 June 2016
  • “Music for the 99%” – Robi Yonder brings free music

    Yonder Music and Robi, the mobile network service provider, have partnered together to bring free music to Bangladeshi music lovers. This is the first of its kind in Bangladesh and the customers don&r ...

    Weekend | by Saqib Sarker - 25 June 2016
  • Loss and compensation

    Q. A couple of years ago I insured my office (small proprietorship) against fire and accidental damage. Things went smoothly for the last couple of years, as no major accidents occurred and therefore ...

    Weekend | by Jennifer Ashraf Kashmi - 25 June 2016
  • A test of mettle

    Growing up in Bangladesh, Ramadan was always a festive occasion for my family and the community in general. Preparations for the blessed month would start right from the Shab-e-Barat holiday, culminat ...

    Weekend | by Hammad Ali - 25 June 2016
  • Keeping it light and healthy

    Sometimes all we want is some quick snacks to munch on, without feeling guilty. These three recipes don’t require any oil and are very easy to make. These are my favourite snacks that I often ma ...

    Weekend | by Farzana Romine - 25 June 2016
  • Westin Iftar

    Last weekend was a treat for any foodie. Chef Rabbi of The Westin Dhaka, who prepared a luxurious multi-cuisine iftar and dinner buffet with various delicacies including Middle-East, Indo-Asia and Wes ...

    Weekend | by Sabiha Akond Rupa - 25 June 2016
  • Fade to black

    Last weekend was a gathering of the fashionably inclined at the Banani branch of Noir. Noir, a unisex clothing store, introduced a new collection that is on an exclusive run. The new line Zinari is li ...

    Weekend | by Mahmood Hossain - 25 June 2016
  • LISTEN!

    The air is heavy and the weather is stickier than caramel on a hot pan. The terrible thing about these hot summers is that it often increases irritability and decreases patience. The reason I&rsquo ...

    Weekend | by Minu Ahmed - 9 June 2016
  • Eid is knocking on the door

    Bibiana Bibiana is inviting you to join this festive season with their contemporary designs with the launch of their Eid-ul-Fitr collection. They have brought up different kinds of prints, cuts and d ...

    Weekend | by Sabiha Akond Rupa - 9 June 2016
  • Taking Tagore to Cannes

    Cannes – the very name conjures up images of movie star glamour, unalloyed creativity, and cinema as it should be – artistic, visually captivating, and incorporating a language that is alt ...

    Weekend | by Enayetullah Khan - 9 June 2016