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2nd Bangladesh Fashionology Summit in city May 2

Bangladesh eyes its share in global smart clothing market Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, April 18 : The second Bangladesh Fashionology Summit will be held here on May 2, aiming to firm the footings of Bangladesh to fetch its share in the $130bn global market. Bangladesh Apparel Exchange (BAE), the organizer of the summit, unveiled this at a press conference at a ...

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Walking, cycling may help you live longer: Study

Taking the stairs, cycling or walking to work may help you live longer, regardless of age, sex and starting fitness level, a large-scale study unveiled on Friday claims.  “People think they have to start going to the gym and exercising hard to get fitter,” said Elin Ekblom-Bak, from the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences in Stockholm.“But it doesn’t ...

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Botswana unveils rare 20-carat blue diamond

Botswana’s state-owned Okavango Diamond Company on Wednesday unveiled the biggest blue diamond ever discovered in the Southern Africa country. At 20.46 carats, the gem is one of the rarest stones in the world, and “sits in the very top bracket of all-time historical blue diamond finds”, the company said in a statement. The oval-shaped diamond has been named “The Okavango ...

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Jackfruit seed may soon be a substitute to cocoa

If you are a coffee lover, this might interest you. According to a recent research, cappuccino made with jackfruit seed flour has a chocolate aroma, which suggests that the seeds can be used as an alternative to cocoa. According to the study, roasted jackfruit seeds can replace between 50 and 75 per cent of the cocoa that is blended with ...

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5 Healthy bedtime drinks to get a good night’s sleep

Struggling to fall asleep every day? We wait to hit the bed right after a hectic day in the hope of just dozing away to dreams. Instead, we lie awake in our bed with eyes wide open just waiting for sleep to come by. Insomnia is a more common problem than we know. Many people suffer from sleep disorders like sleep ...

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Don’t miss Jhawbon to try loitta fish in Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka, Apr 15 : Besides being a foodie, I love travelling and visiting new places every year. My mantra is to taste the local delicacies of every city I visit or at least taste those that are usually not prepared or easily available in the restaurants of Dhaka. When I go to Cox’s Bazar, I always make a point to ...

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Simple tips to get a good night’s sleep

We all are aware about the benefits of a good sleeping routine, including the impact it has on a person’s overall well-being. There is enough evidence to suggest that sleep, besides keeping you healthy and fit, also improves your productivity and efficiency at work. Advising eight hours of sleep, Kanchan Naikawadi, preventive healthcare specialist, Indus Health Plus, says that little ...

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How to make food colours at home

How to make food colours at home: Food colours have been around for longer than we might think. It actually dates back to 1500 BC. We encounter food colours in many of the foods and beverages every day. These food dyes make our food looking and tasting tempting and good. There are two main categories – natural and synthetic food ...

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Reasons why florals should be your go-to print for every occasion

Floral patterns are not only representative of the joyous Spring/Summer season but they are extremely pleasing to the eyes and can be incorporated into your clothes, accessories and shoes. What’s more is that florals can be worn on any occasion, be it to your work, a dinner party or even your best friend’s wedding. Recently a number of celebrities including ...

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5 basic ingredients to prepare Navratri food

Hindus across the country and abroad have kick-started celebrations of Chaitra Navratras 2019. Festival of Navratri is full of joy and festivity. Hindus celebrate it with devotion all across the country. The nine-day festival is traditionally associated with Goddess Durga and worshipping her nine incarnations, reports The Statesman. It is during Navratras that many people hold fast for all eight ...

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