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Humayun Mela 2018

Humayun Mela 2018

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Private satellite channel, Channel i organized Humayun Mela on the channel’s premises in the capital’s Tejgaon area on November 13 to mark the 71st birthday of

From cutlets to brownies, try out these recipes

From cutlets to brownies, try out these recipes

Banana CutletIngredients100g - Boiled and mashed potatoesSalt to taste5g -Red crushed chili5g - Crushed black pepper30g - Peas boiled30g - Carrot diced, boiled30g - Beans diced, boiled250g - Raw

Novelist Shahed Ali

Novelist Shahed Ali

Mohammed Towfiqul Haider :Prof Shahed Ali (1925-2001) an activist of Language Movement, educationist, cultural activist and a reputed author was born at Mahmudpur village under Tahirpur Upazila of Sunamganj

Bram Stoker: The author of Dracula

Bram Stoker: The author of Dracula

Literature Desk :Irish writer Bram Stoker   (1847-1912 is best known for authoring the classic 19th century horror novel Dracula.Born in Ireland in 1847, Bram Stoker studied Mathematics at Dublin's

Order or disorder

    -M Anisur Rahman Mithu Who are the superpowers in the globe?Are all of them are great powersWho are the regional powers, are they great powersIs this the uni-polar world

Rasulullah (Sm)

-M Miranur Rahman1.Oh Rasulullah Sallallahu ‘Alaihi wa Sallam ! You are the most beneficial savior of mankind on earth. We are praising you and singing of your psalm For

Allah, the Lord of the universe

-Mohammad Mamun MiaThe name Allah is the sweetest of all things and beings Who can construct or destruct in the world everything. Wherever I keep my eyes, I only

Novelist Mir Mosharraf Hossain

Novelist Mir Mosharraf Hossain

Apu Barman :Mir Mosharraf Hossain (1847-1912) was a Bengali novelist, playwright and essayist in 19th century Bengal. He is principally known for his famous novel Bishad Sindhu. He is

Popular novelist, playwright Humayun Ahmed

Popular novelist, playwright Humayun Ahmed

Literature Desk :Humayun Ahmed, a popular writer of Bangladesh, wore many hats during his lifetime. These include filmmaker, screenwriter, playwright, author, teacher and dramatist. He was considered a cultural

Vitamin D and fish oil supplements  do not lower rates of cancer

Vitamin D and fish oil supplements do not lower rates of cancer

Weekend Plus Desk :The findings of a recent study have put an end to the myths surrounding the healing power of Vitamin D and fish oil supplements for cancer.

Current alarm for Bangladesh: Weight stigma

Current alarm for Bangladesh: Weight stigma

Fahmida Hashem  :World Obesity Day passed this year. It was an annual campaign with the goal of stimulating and supporting practical actions that will help people achieve and maintain

Less than six hours of sleep  in night may lead to  dehydration

Less than six hours of sleep in night may lead to dehydration

Weekend Plus Desk :It’s winters and who wouldn't like a few extra hours of sleep tucked inside their warm blanket? Apart from comfort, there is another reason that is

Simple home remedies  to cure dandruff

Simple home remedies to cure dandruff

Weekend Plus Desk :With winters and smog in the air, other than breathing problem, eye irritation, and skin infections, what really may be bad news for you is -

Late afternoon is prime  time for  calorie-burning

Late afternoon is prime time for calorie-burning

Weekend Plus Desk :Most people believe we tend to burn maximum calories during the early hours of the day or when we sleep at night. But researchers reporting in

Like Sarna can succeed then more people like ‘Sarna’ can also come up in life

Like Sarna can succeed then more people like ‘Sarna’ can also come up in life

Sheikh Arif Bulbon :In 2013, Sarna arrived in Dhaka from Tangail after completing her Higher School Certificate examination. Just after her arrival she faced a lot of difficult situations.

Looking for easy snacks recipes?

Looking for easy snacks recipes?

Weekend Plus Desk :Roasted Almond Dip with Baked NamakparaIngredients1/2 cup - Almonds roasted & crushed1 cup - Tomatoes, chopped2 - Garlic cloves1 - Sprig basil1/2 - Lemon1/2 tsp -

70th Frankfurt Book Fair

70th Frankfurt Book Fair

Nazmun Nesa Peari from Berlin, Germany :The 70th Frankfurt Book Fair from October 10 to 14 was attended by 2, 85,000 visitors from all over the world.  A little

Philosopher Dewan Mohammad Azraf

Pradip Kumar Roy :Dewan Mohammad Azraf (1908-1999) Educationist, Philosopher and National Professor, was born in his maternal grandfather’s house on 1 January 1908 in the village of Teghoria (Laxmansri)

Poet, philosopher Muhammad Iqbal

Poet, philosopher Muhammad Iqbal

Sheila D McDonough :Allama Iqbal, was born on November 9, 1877, Sialkot, Punjab, India [now in Pakistan] and died on April 21, 1938, Lahore, Punjab), A great  poet and

My goal and destiny

-Tahia TabassumI have to go to a long way,To go through the sky you say.To feel this life and let you feelAnd to have the victory as a seal.I

For humanity

For humanity

-Mohammad Mamun MiaWe human beingHave the same fellow feelingBlood connection is not everything.Humanity is a different thingWhere there will be no differentiation between kith and kinNo racial discrimination will

 Educationist, writer Dr Qudrat-i-Khuda

Educationist, writer Dr Qudrat-i-Khuda

Literature Desk :Muhammad Qudrat-i-Khuda (1900 -3 November, 1977) was a Bangladeshi organic chemist, educationist and writer. He founded the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. From 1969 till

Vision of an incisive mind: An endeavour to enlighten the depth

Vision of an incisive mind: An endeavour to enlighten the depth

Jocelyn Veronica Biswas :“So open your eyes and see, the way our horizons meet… and all of the stars will guide us home,” just like Ed Sheeran’s song takes

Struggling to get out of the bed in morning? You might have Dysania

Struggling to get out of the bed in morning? You might have Dysania

Weekend Plus Desk :While some people may be attuned to waking up at the crack of dawn, many of us find it hard to rise early and wriggle out

Look at the five warning signs  of the silent killer

Look at the five warning signs of the silent killer

Weekend Plus Desk :According to the International Diabetes Federation, 425 million people suffer from diabetes in the world. A chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not

Skin, hair masks to protect against air pollution effectively

Skin, hair masks to protect against air pollution effectively

Weekend Plus Desk :The quality of air in the capital and NCR is a worrying cause yet again. With air pollution on the rise, it has become more important

River cruise from Kolkata  to Dhaka via Sunderbans

River cruise from Kolkata to Dhaka via Sunderbans

Weekend Plus Desk :If you wanted to know what it would be like to hop on a river cruise and travel the length of the Brahmaputra to land in

These easy-to-grow indoor plants  to fight ill-effects of air pollution

These easy-to-grow indoor plants to fight ill-effects of air pollution

Weekend Plus Desk :Out of the 10 most polluted cities in the world, position of Dhaka nearer to the top. With air quality level in the  capital dipping to

Try these recipes to make  pasta from scratch at home

Try these recipes to make pasta from scratch at home

Weekend Plus Desk :Think fresh pasta, and one's mind travels to labouriously rolling out the pasta dough, struggling to put it through the pasta laminator while securing the rest

Journalist-teacher Moyeenul Alam

Mohammad Amjad Hossain :It was bolt from the blue to me when I was speaking to Nargisul Alam, wife of Moyeenul Alam on 9 October of 2018 in Toronto,