• Rajshahi: The Heritage of Natore

    With the Ganges on the West and the Karatoya River on the East, the Barendra region included the present Rangpur and Rajshahi divisions. Scattered with some of our oldest archaeological sites, this re ...

    Weekend | by Reema Islam - 9 June 2016
  • Of pumpkin and peas

    Pumpkin Soup Ingredients: 3 cups chopped pumpkin 1 small potato 1/4 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic chopped 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 vegetable or chicken stock cube 1/4 ...

    Weekend | by Farzana Romine - 9 June 2016
  • “De-glamorise smoking through package design”

    Cigarette packets with pictorial warnings do work in staving off smokers. I didn’t learn it from all those methodical scientific studies which prove that as a fact, or from the vehement anti- ...

    Weekend | by Mahmood Sadi - 2 June 2016
  • Glowy everyday wear makeover

    Dhaka’s super humid weather, pollution and hectic timetables don’t always allow us to indulge in some time consuming get ready sessions or ones that last us more than……an hou ...

    Weekend | by Karishma Rahman - 2 June 2016
  • Letters to Mars and Letters to Venus

    Letters to Venus I've been married for eight years now but I feel like I'm married to a man who just does not know how to appreciate or compliment me. I feel small and unappreciated. Very r ...

    Weekend | by Weekend Tribune Desk - 2 June 2016
  • Riding inside Ratargul swamp

    People in Gwainghat call Ratargul swamp forest of Gwainghat Upazila in Sylhet their very own Sundarban, because of its similarity to the famous mangrove forest. While this writer does not have the bot ...

    Weekend | by Mahmood Sadi - 2 June 2016
  • The not-so-shining future of the new urban poor

    Ever noticed that friend of yours who goes out to eat with you, but just orders a drink and sips from it slowly all night; or that friend who wouldn't eat all day but will nibble from others' ...

    Weekend | by Moumita Ahmed - 2 June 2016
  • A weekend of art - II

    Once again, for the second year in a row, ambassadors opened up their residences for an intimate exhibition of their favourite, local works of art. Last year it was the Ambassadors of Brazil, Germany, ...

    Weekend | by N Anita Amreen - 2 June 2016
  • Munchies

    After fasting the whole day, nothing is more satisfying than enjoying a lavish spread of golden-brown, crunchy fried foods. However, sometimes we need to take a break from the beguni, piaju, and aloo ...

    Weekend | by Farzana Romine - 2 June 2016
  • Play it again, Sam

    Launching a fashion career is a risky venture in any country, but the challenge is doubled in ours, where one is left contending with the RMG sector, which is often erroneously collated with the fashi ...

    Weekend | by Mahmood Hossain - 2 June 2016
  • Beating them into obedience

    Redwan was ticked off. That known sensation of frustration and anger crept into him. He gets this feeling whenever something happens to remind him that he is labouring away at a dead end job. A job wh ...

    Weekend | by Sakib Sarker - 26 May 2016
  • Mattha, haath, paao

    First impressions can be a very deceptive thing. You think you know someone, but then you really don’t. Everyone goes through this experience many times in their lives, at different stages, with ...

    Weekend | by Minu Ahmed - 26 May 2016
  • The fine print

    Q. I have just secured a relationship with a foreign company to help them advertise and hire employees in Dhaka. They had a few queries, which I need assistance about. Is it required/common practice t ...

    Weekend | by Jennifer Ashraf Kashmi - 26 May 2016
  • Spare the rod

    “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.” ― Anne Frank These words, written by on ...

    Weekend | by Shuprova Tasneem - 26 May 2016