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Some vacation ideas that even your kids will love

Some vacation ideas that even your kids will love

Weekend Plus Desk :Children are a tough crowd to please, especially when it comes to keeping tweens and teens entertained on vacation. Tour operators, hotels and cruises have responded

Monsoon munchies: Satiate snacks craving with these easy recipes

Monsoon munchies: Satiate snacks craving with these easy recipes

Weekend Plus Desk :onsoon is almost here and while sitting by the window and watching the rainfall, as the world goes by, sounds like a lovely idea, getting something

Teen girls more  vulnerable to bullying than boys

Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys

Weekend Plus Desk :eenage girls are bullied more often than boys, and are more likely to consider or attempt suicide, a study has found. Researchers from Rutgers University in

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The Holy Ramzan-Anis FatemaThe whole world is enlightened as the Heavenly 'Noor' is on earth,The noblest desires are blended with joyous Muslims' heart.Let us uphold the flag of whiteness as

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Short StoryJourney for turtleArisha Naveennce upon a time, there was a girl named Lily.  At that time there were no iPhones, nothing to learn if animals were friendly or not,

Great Poet Omar Khayyam

Literature Desk :mar Khayyam, Arabic in full Ghiyath al-Din Abu al-Fat Umar ibn Ibrahim al-Nisaburi al-Khayyami was born on May 18, 1048, in Neyshabur (also spelled Nishapur), Khorasan in

Novelist Shawkat Osman

Novelist Shawkat Osman

Syed Azizul Huq :hawkat Osman (1917-1998), educationist, novelist, short story writer, was born on 2 January 1917 in the district of Hughli, Paschimbongo, India. His real name was Sheikh

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A poem for 1st May-Sukanta BhattacharyaRed fire flames had spread from one skyline to another,What more can it be while living a dog’s life? How long will you be pleasedAt all

Poet Sukanta Bhattacharya

Anik Mahmud :oet Sukanta Bhattacharya (1926-1947), Marxist poet, was born on 15 August 1926 at his maternal uncle’s home in Kolkata. His paternal home was in Kotalipara in Faridpur.

Hard water can harm  baby’s  sensitive skin

Hard water can harm baby’s sensitive skin

Weekend Plus Desk :n the past few years, environmental factors have become very crucial when it comes to their impact on health, including air pollution or the kind of

Keep fit in Ramzan

Keep fit in Ramzan

Fahmida Hashem :amzan 2019 was started and fasts will last over 18 hours on some days, making it all the more important to look after your health if you

Electric vehicles: The inevitable future

Electric vehicles: The inevitable future

Ashish Kalam :ossil fuels have become a major integral part of how the world runs, everything from power, transport to industrial work, all depend on fossil fuels. But our

Completing first-time marathon ‘reverses’  ageing of  blood vessels

Completing first-time marathon ‘reverses’ ageing of blood vessels

Weekend Plus Desk :Training for and completing a first-time marathon reverses ageing of major blood vessels, according to a study which found that the older and slower runners benefit

Smiling makes people happier

Smiling makes people happier

Weekend Plus Desk :miling really can make people feel happier, according to researchers who looked at nearly 50 years of data testing whether facial expressions can lead people to

Try these delicious recipes this weekend

Try these delicious recipes this weekend

Weekend Plus Desk :Kung Pao Chicken with AsparagusIngredients200g - Chicken breast (boneless)5g - Red chili paste5ml - Tomato ketchup5ml - Chili bean sauce5ml - Oyster sauce5g - Bullet chili50g

People  love  coffee,  beer for  buzz, not  taste

People love coffee, beer for buzz, not taste

Weekend Plus Desk :ur preference for coffee or beer is not based on the way the beverages taste, but how they make us feel, according to a study. Scientists

Mental prison

Mental prison

-Uzayer Masud :Alone in a roomCurtains drawn tightA streak of light with an orange hueIlluminating matter in its path as it goesA mental prison, you seeThe orange hue suddenly

Poet, writer and critic Alauddin Al Azad

Poet, writer and critic Alauddin Al Azad

Muhammad Saiful Islam :Alauddin Al Azad (1932-2009), educationist, poet, fiction writer, essayist, juvenile litterateur, literary critic was born on 6 May 1932 at Ramnagar village of Raipur thana under

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Satires of Rabindranath Tagore  Satire No 1The chariot is to run.The devotees overwhelmingly crowded.  The path assumes a god itself.                                              The chariot assumes itself a god also.The sun assumes

Nobel Laureate novelist Yasunari Kawabata

Nobel Laureate novelist Yasunari Kawabata

Literature Desk :ovelist Yasunari Kawabata was the first Japanese novelist, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature (1968). Many of Kawabata’s books explore melancholically the place of sex in

Symptoms  of autism  in children

Symptoms of autism in children

Weekend Plus Desk :n the world, autism is generally misdiagnosed and misunderstood due to the low awareness and misconceptions surrounding it. The diagnosis of children with autism is done

Keeping body  cool in  sweltering heat

Keeping body cool in sweltering heat

Weekend Plus Desk :During summer, the sun rays are persistent and strong due to which dehydration, sun strokes, excessive perspiration and a feeling of fatigue is common. It is,

Everything needs to know about eye twitching, its triggers

Everything needs to know about eye twitching, its triggers

Weekend Plus Desk :e it because of work or leisure, most of us end up sitting in front of the computer screens for long hours at a stretch. Such

Summer  grooming: Essential  skin, hair  care tips  for men

Summer grooming: Essential skin, hair care tips for men

Weekend Plus Desk :There was a time when male grooming was limited to trimming extra facial fair, a haircut and regular shower. Enter the era of ‘male grooming’ where

Bed tea:  The good,  the bad  and the  unhealthy

Bed tea: The good, the bad and the unhealthy

Weekend Plus Desk :or a country that thrives on tea, starting the day with bed tea is a common practice. An idle walk on the road will reveal that

Cheesecake recipes: Mango, lemon, java plum; which flavour would like to try this summer?

Cheesecake recipes: Mango, lemon, java plum; which flavour would like to try this summer?

Weekend Plus Desk :Mango CheesecakeIngredientsFor the base125g - Coconut flakes125g - Oatmeal400g - Almonds125g - DatesFor the cream400g - Cashews125g - Coconut125 ml - Coconut milk125 ml - Liquid

Lego is making Braille bricks  It may give blind literacy a needed lift

Lego is making Braille bricks It may give blind literacy a needed lift

Weekend Plus Desk : new effort is underway to help blind and visually impaired children more naturally learn to read Braille, a system based on different configurations of six small,

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Songs of the sea :-Chittaranjan DasO thou unhoped-for elusive wonder of the skies, Stand still one moment! I will lead thee and bind With music to the chambers of

Dr Augustine Cruze

Dr Augustine Cruze

Contd from page 8 :(P.11. Tr M Mizanur Rahman)I read all six books as above and enjoyed and as such I would request the readers to learn going through

Novelist, journalist  Daniel Defoe

Novelist, journalist Daniel Defoe

Literature Desk :nglish novelist, pamphleteer and journalist Daniel Defoe (c. 1660-1731) is best known for his novels Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. Daniel Defoe was born in 1660 in