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The Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong

The Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong

Weekend Plus Desk :November is here with cold winds that set in and ruffle your hair. It is also a time when Meghalaya merrily mocks the rest of India

Onion Soup

Ingredients :n 4 onionsn 2 tablespoon buttern 1 carrotn 1 litre watern 2 tablespoon celeryn black pepper as requiredn 2 cloves garlicn 2 potaton 1 cup veg stockn parsley

Mustard Chicken

Mustard Chicken

Ingredients  :n 1 kilograms chicken legsn 5 onionn 1 tablespoon garlic pasten 2 tomaton 1 1/2 tablespoon mustard pasten 1 tablespoon sugarn 1 cinnamon stickn 1/2 teaspoon cumin seedsn

Thai Food Festival at Amari Dhaka

Thai Food Festival at Amari Dhaka

Weekend Plus Desk :Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed new

General Education Department faculty colloquium at ULAB

General Education Department faculty colloquium at ULAB

Weekend Plus Report :General Education Department organised faculty colloquium recently where Selima Quader Chowdhury, Senior Lecturer, General Education Department (GED), presented her paper titled “Ottoman Architecture: Continuity and Changes

Journalist, writer Fazlul Hoque Selbarsi

Journalist, writer Fazlul Hoque Selbarsi

Muazzam Hussain Khan :Fazlul Hoque Selbarsi (1893-1968) was a journalist, writer, revolutionary politician. He was born in 1893 at village Selbaras in Dharampasha upazila of Sunamganj. He had his

Novelist Mir Mosharraf Hossain

Novelist Mir Mosharraf Hossain

Bimal Guha :Mir Mosharraf Hossain (1847-1912), novelist, playwright and essayist, was born at Lahiripara in the district of Kushtia on 13 November 1847, son of Mir Moazzem Hossain, a

Poet Begum Sufia Kamal

Poet Begum Sufia Kamal

Ahmad Kabir :Begum Sufia Kamal (1911-1999), poet, litterateur, social activist, feminist, was born on 20 June 1911 in a landowning family of Shayestabad in Barisal. She was the daughter

How to preparation for meditation

How to preparation for meditation

Weekend Plus Desk :One of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to starting a meditation practice is setting the bar too high for themselves. It’s not really

Suffering from a sinus  infection? What you should  include in your diet

Suffering from a sinus infection? What you should include in your diet

Weekend Plus Desk :inus infection is a painful condition that arises when the cavities near the nasal passages become inflamed. This can lead to facial tenderness, a headache, facial

Winter  workout

Winter workout

Weekend Plus Desk :With winters here, sudden laziness is likely to set in. You might want to skip a session or two, to enjoy the welcoming warmth of your

Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds and Waterfalls

Meghalaya: The Abode of Clouds and Waterfalls

Md Hatem Ali :Meghalaya, also known ‘the Abode of Clouds,’ is a hilly state in the north-eastern India. The state is bounded to south and west by the Bangladesh

Caramel Frappuccino

Caramel Frappuccino

Ingredients :1 1/2 cup low fat milk2 tablespoon sugar3/4 cup coffee1/2 cup caramel sauceice cubes as required3/4 cup whipped creamHow to makeStep 1- Blend together all the ingredientsTo make

Everyone needs a hobby

Everyone needs a hobby

Md Altaf Hussain :We all have busy lives and it can be difficult to find the time to do things for ourselves and relax.  Often when life gets busy

Hazrat Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Oa Sallam

-M Mizanur RahmanO dearest to our heart and soulHazrat Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Oa Sallam,We keep ever your pure and pious name                              at the recess of our heart in

Book Review: HUMANITY OF JUSTICE

Book Review: HUMANITY OF JUSTICE

By Mainul Hosein :Published by Saju Hosein, City Publishing House Limited, Ittefaq Bhaban, 1, R. K. Mission Road, Dhaka-1203, Bangladesh. Date of Publication : April 2019. Reprint : July

Songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam Thou Nightingale of Madina

Songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam Thou Nightingale of Madina

O thou Nightingale of Madina ! What's this ghazal of thine that has made the crimson buds blossom in the barren desert !In regions far and wide, the song-birds sing

Educationist, writer Muhammad Qudrat-i-Khuda

Educationist, writer Muhammad Qudrat-i-Khuda

Md Mahbub Murshed :Muhammad Qudrat-i-Khuda, (1900-1977) scientist, educationist and writer, was born in village Margram of Birbhum district in West Bengal, India. He received his early education from the

Intervention up from 6 hours to 24 hours suggest the latest trials

Intervention up from 6 hours to 24 hours suggest the latest trials

Weekend Plus Desk :AIncidence of stroke ccording to The World Stroke Organisation, one in six people globally will suffer a stroke in their lifetime, with someone succumbing to the

Is rice fattening? All should know about this staple food

Is rice fattening? All should know about this staple food

Weekend Plus Desk :Rice is one of the most popular and widely consumed staple foods across the world. But there are a lot of misconceptions related to rice intake

Natural face packs to get glowing skin

Natural face packs to get glowing skin

Weekend Plus Desk :ith age, our skin tends to get dull and starts looking lifestyle. From lifestyle habits to pollution, the environment around us can take a toll on

Reasons for not to able to build muscles

Reasons for not to able to build muscles

Weekend Plus Desk :Muscle building is not a child’s play. It is a time taking and difficult process. Some people will advise you to take care of the food

Travelling can boost mental and emotional health

Travelling can boost mental and emotional health

Md Altaf Hussain :Travel is good for lots of things, but it can also increase mental well-being - and not just in the short-term. Whether you’re traveling for business,

Masala Corn Recipe

Masala Corn Recipe

Ingredients :2 cup corn1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder1/4 cup lemon juicesalt as required4 teaspoon butter1/4 teaspoon chilli powder1/2 teaspoon chaat masalaHow to make Step 1To prepare this delicious dish,

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

Weekend Plus Desk :Gulab Jamun Ingredients 500gm crushed sugar1 teaspoon crushed lightly green cardamom150gm mashed khoya50gm mashed paneer2 cup canola oil/ rapeseed oil500ml boiled waterFor Dough30gm sieved all purpose

Let’s not get stressed

Let’s not get stressed

Weekend Plus Desk :Monsoon is over, and the skies are blue. It is the season to be merry with festivities all around. While everyone looks forward to this time

Reshmi Ahmed’s two documentary films screened at Goethe Institut

Reshmi Ahmed’s two documentary films screened at Goethe Institut

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Screening of two documentary films - Depannita - A Lady with Versatile Talents and My Protest, both directed by Reshmi Ahmed was held at Goethe-Institut Bangladesh

POEMS

POEMS

-M Mizanur Rahman What makes you poor?You are poor because of social disorder. You are poor because of financial disorder. You are poor because of inhuman rich. You

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize 2019

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker Prize 2019

Literature Desk :The judges of this year’s Booker prize have ‘explicitly flouted’ the rules of the august literary award to choose the first joint winners in almost 30 years:

Poet Abul Hussain

Poet Abul Hussain

Bimal Guha :Abul Hussain (1896-1938), writer, intellectual and social activist, was born on 6 January 1896 at the home of his maternal uncle in Panisara in Jashore. His paternal