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  • Sweets for Shab-e-barat 2018

    Sweets for Shab-e-barat

    Fast forward to today, and you will see that love for traditional Bengali sweets is still going strong. Unfortunately, the only thing that seems to have changed is that we now have literally no time to dabble into the wizardry of sweet-making as the city life has its own set rules, which mostly do not include making desserts at home.
  • The Sound Of Music

    Melody is meant to take you to a mystical place of absolute peace and harmony. Audiences who attended the seasonal show of Sound of Music on 23 March, 2018 were momentarily transported to that place.
  • Checklist for Baishakh

    Being a festival of colour and new beginnings, it is no surprise that you want even the nitty-gritty details of your Pahela Baishakh to be perfect. From the right outfit, to the right home decor, to the ideal food — the list is endless! Yet, as we loom closer to the most anticipated event in the Bengali calendar, the mental to-do list seems more daunting by the minute.
  • Mr. Fancy Pants

    Being an essential complement to the panjabi, the right pajama can indeed make or break an outfit. With that in mind, why not jazz up the bottom-wear for a change?

    it goes without saying that our country is diversified when it comes to physical features such as skin complexion. Although our skin tone can be broadly termed as "brown" by the rest of the world, one cannot be oblivious to the countless shades of brown that exists. So, why is that despite being so diversified, we still tend to constrain the word "beautiful" to only specific features? why is it the case that even now, being "fair" only is considered perfection instead of what we are born with?