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Cilantro: A must-visit when you are in Dhanmondi

Cilantro has been around for ages! In fact, some people of the earlier generation may also tell you that Cilantro or Coentro (now closed) used to be their hangout spots. Luckily for us, Cilantro still exists and the food is absolutely delicious! Located at Satmasjid Road right next to Abacus, Cilantro may seem to be tucked away as you can’t ...

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Tea and coffee can slim you down

Your favourite hot caffeinated beverage may not just help you shake off the morning drowsiness but can also slim you down, according to a research from the University of Illinois. This study gives all the caffeine lovers a reason to rejoice and have a few extra servings of tea or coffee because, according to its findings, consumption of caffeine can ...

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T.S. Eliot letters show love for muse but poet downplays it

Photo: In this Oct. 14, 2019, photo, letters between poet T.S. Eliot and longtime confidante Emily Hale are displayed in Princeton, N.J. Recently unveiled letters from T.S. Eliot to his muse Emily Hale show how much he loved his longtime friend, but a statement from beyond the grave by the poet himself dismisses his feelings and shows how Eliot tries ...

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River snail rice noodles boost poverty alleviation in China’s Guangxi

Photo: villagers collecting river snails for making river snail rice noodle in Longling Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County of Liuzhou, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Combining traditional food materials of the Han people with Miao and Dong ethnic groups, river snail rice noodles, or “Luosifen” in Chinese, is a dish of rice noodles boiled with pickled bamboo shoots, ...

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Bangladesh Cultural Fest 2020 begins at BSA

Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020, a 21-day long national cultural event, was kicked off at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Friday. Hosted by BSA in association with the ministry of cultural affairs, the festival is scheduled to showcase the performance of five thousand performing artists of over one hundred cultural organizations from 64 districts and 64 upazilas at different venues of ...

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Prince William declares 2020s as a ‘Decade of Action’

Launching a new environmental prize, Duke of Cambridge Prince William called the 2020s as the “decade of action” for saving the environment and the earth. “The Earth is at a tipping point and we face a stark choice: either we continue as we are and irreparably damage our planet or we remember our unique power as human beings and our ...

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Innovative fashion designers lead the way on sustainability

Innovative fashion designers are turning to such things as horseradish and nettles to make sustainable clothing and accessories to the delight of a growing number of buyers. While more consumers are paying closer attention to how the production of goods impacts the environment, old habits die hard. A buy-and-toss mentality persists despite a boost from celebrities helping to drive the ...

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Face tools to get perfect winter glow

Incorporating a facial massage tool into your daily beauty routine might just be the fast-track way to get flawless skin and now, you don’t need to be a professional to own one. The following beauty tools for hair, skin, and foot are the perfect winter season must-haves for that product lover who wants flawless, uplifted and natural glow in their ...

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People with restricted diets more likely to feel lonely: Study

Holiday celebrations often revolve around eating, but people with restricted diets are more likely to feel lonely when they can’t share in what others are eating, according to a study, reports The Indian Express. Across seven studies and controlled experiments, the researchers at Cornell University in the US found that food restrictions — due to allergies, health issues or religious ...

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Innovative fashion designers lead the way on sustainability

Innovative fashion designers are turning to such things as horseradish and nettles to make sustainable clothing and accessories to the delight of a growing number of buyers. While more consumers are paying closer attention to how the production of goods impacts the environment, old habits die hard. A buy-and-toss mentality persists despite a boost from celebrities helping to drive the ...

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