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A study says exercising with  friends may reduce stress

A study says exercising with friends may reduce stress

Weekend Plus Desk :Hitting the gym with your friends can help better reduce stress and boost your quality of life compared to exercising alone, a study has found. The

Give your old  sneakers  a pretty makeover

Give your old sneakers a pretty makeover

Weekend Plus Desk :Are you tired of monochromes? Inject some quirky designs and beautiful hues to your comfy untouched pair of kicks and brighten up the otherwise dull dance

Money-minded people spend  more time on Facebook

Money-minded people spend more time on Facebook

Materialistic people use Facebook more frequently because they tend to objectify their Facebook friends and acquire Facebook friends to increase their possession. Read on to know moreWeekend Plus DeskMaterialistic

The handbag: It is large,  it contains multitudes

The handbag: It is large, it contains multitudes

Vatsala Mamgain :In my next life, I want to be the sort of woman who can carry a handbag in the crook of her arm. Just so we are

Journalist litterateur Abul Kalam Shamsudin

Journalist litterateur Abul Kalam Shamsudin

Shahidul Islam :Abul Kalam Shamsuddin (1897-1978) journalist and litterateur, was born on 3 November 1897 at Trishal in Mymensingh district. He passed IA from Dhaka College in 1919 and

Great Poet Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi

Great Poet Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi

Literature Desk :Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet and a Sufi mystic. He is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects. Born

Novelist Shahed Ali

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

Sun

-Muhammad Abdus Salam :After dawn the mighty sun brightly rises,The earth awakes with great surprises.In every corner and hollo it keenly peeps,The whole universe gets enlightened fits.Be light to

Poet Syed Emdad Ali

Mohammad Abdul Awwal :Syed Emdad Ali  (1875-1956) was a writer, editor. He was born in a poor family in Bikrampur. He had to earn his bread while at school

How to avoid germs in public washroom

How to avoid germs in public washroom

Weekend Plus Desk :While travelling people often use the public toilet. And while it is convenient, using a public toilet also increases the chance of getting infections. But it

Mutton Biryani

Mutton Biryani

Coriander powder and star anise powder and is assorted with cooked rice. A perfect main dish recipe, this biryani is best served hot with raita for a tempting dinner,

Sailing along the Taiwan coast and  angling for tangerine sunsets

Sailing along the Taiwan coast and angling for tangerine sunsets

Deepika Gumaste :As I look at the unending expanse of a sparkling blue ocean, I imagine myself on a century-old, sailing expedition, out to discover new lands. Ferdinand Magellan

Get healthy skin this  winter with  these tips

Get healthy skin this winter with these tips

Weekend Plus Desk :Get your hands on rose water, olive oil and egg yolk mixture and more to have beautiful skin even during winter which robs moisture from you.

Eating disorders are more  profound in females

Eating disorders are more profound in females

Weekend Plus Desk :Are you disturbing your everyday eating behaviour just to lose extra kilos or add on weight to your skinny body? Watch out for the consequences before

Tremendous Greek

Tremendous Greek

Maruf Zakaria :Architecture is one of the smartest professions of world. It provides the beauty and nature blended with a building or a structure. People used to build their

How  to  look  stylish winter bride

How to look stylish winter bride

Weekend Plus Desk :Don’t let the cold weather get the better of you on your big day. Here’s how you can put your best foot forward while still feeling

Novelist Humayun  Ahmed:  A legend

Novelist Humayun Ahmed: A legend

Literature Desk :Humayun Ahmed (13 November 1948 - 19 July 2012) was a writer, dramatist, screenwriter, filmmaker, song writer, scholar, and lecturer. His breakthrough was his debut novel Nondito

Philosopher, writer 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 25th October 1908 in the village of Teghoria

The real story of vampires

The real story of vampires

Aishwaryo Shrestho Boidya :Part-1One day I and my friend's family went to a picnic. I and my friend went to a nice and beautiful place, there were people. There

Update your bathroom with chromotherapy,  geometric sculptured basins

Update your bathroom with chromotherapy, geometric sculptured basins

Weekend Plus Desk :Update your bathroom with latest technology like chromotherapy and get rid of the basic shaped basins for the geometric shaped ones, suggest experts.Emanuela Tavolini, director of

Pink cheese is the latest thing to get foodies all excited

Pink cheese is the latest thing to get foodies all excited

Weekend Plus Desk :Looks like millennial pink has reached an all-time high. The dusty salmon hue already had a strong influence in the world of fashion, beauty, interiors, vodka,

A day without blinkers: A journey to the scenic Kasar Devi in Uttarakhand

A day without blinkers: A journey to the scenic Kasar Devi in Uttarakhand

Shilpa Raina :As I trundled down the hilly road with a carefree gait, enjoying the scenic beauty around me, I came across a group of young men. Quickly, I

How do you win a  fortune  in Shillong?

How do you win a fortune in Shillong?

Supriya Sehgal :I am, undeniably, the unluckiest person that I know on a roulette table. I first tried my wits on the chips on infrequent but unfettered trips to

Vegetable Khichdi

Vegetable Khichdi

Ingredients :1tbsp - Ghee1tbsp - Oil3 - Cloves3 - Cardamon1 - Cinnamon stick1tbsp - Cumin seeds1 - Onion3 - Green chilies1tbsp - Ginger/garlic paste1/2tbsp - Turmeric powder1 - Potato2

Dal Khichdi

Dal Khichdi

Ingredients :1 cup - Pigeon pea (Toor dal)½ cup - Rice, washed and soaked in warm water for 20 minutes1tsp - Turmeric powder1tbsp - Oil¼tsp - Asafoetida1tbsp - Ginger,

Woman uses fluids from her private parts as  perfume to attract men

Woman uses fluids from her private parts as perfume to attract men

Weekend Plus Desk :What’s your secret weapon on a date? It might be the LBD, or those heels or the one-liners that are sure to knock them out. But

Litterateur Mohammad  Barkatullah

Litterateur Mohammad Barkatullah

Badiuzzaman :Mohammad Barkatullah (1898-1974) essayist, prose writer, was born on 2 March 1898 at Ghorasal in Pabna. His father was Haji Azam Ali. Barkatullah studied at Shahjadpur High School

Revolutionary journalist Fazlul Hoque Selbarsi

Revolutionary journalist 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 district. He had

Abu Ishaque: A  realist novelist

Abu Ishaque: A realist novelist

Mahmuda Begum Sinthia :Abu Ishaque (1926-2003), novelist, short story writer, lexicographer and playwright, was born on 1 November 1926 at Naria in Shariatpur. His father's name was Mohammad Ibadullah

How safe are online  dating apps?

How safe are online dating apps?

Weekend Plus Desk :Even as more and more youngsters use dating apps for fun or to find the love of their life, new research warns that these apps are