Thursday, January 17, 2019

Haute Couture for the greater good

Desk Report; This could not have started better. A programme for a noble cause in a timid afternoon where wind breezing through all the whites...

Eagle-kite flying remains popular in China

Desk Report: Flying the traditional Chinese eagle-kite every morning has become a habit for the 69-year old Tian Yutang.         "It's better to fly kites in...

Curtain falls on Dhaka Int’l Folk fest Saturday

Staff Reporter: Las Migas from Spain and Shafqat Amanat Ali from Pakistan are scheduled to come to this bustling city to celebrate the spirit of...

Hockney painting fetches record $90M at NYC auction

Desk Report: A painting by the British artist David Hockney fetched $90.3 million at Christie's on Thursday night, easily breaking the record for a work...

Faridpur quilt makers get busy as winter nears

Desk Report: Quilt makers in the district are now passing busy time as its demand rises with the advent of winter. People living in the Char...

Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees

Desk Report: A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for more than $36 million Wednesday at a rare auction of jewelry that once belonged to...

How to get rid of wrinkles: 5 simple anti-aging tips for...

Desk Report: Wrinkles are a natural part of getting older, and there’s no reason to dread getting them. Also known as rhytides, they are folds...

Govt playing ‘nasty game’ over Khaleda’s life: BNP

Staff Reporter: BNP on Thursday alleged that its Chairperson Khaleda Zia was shifted to jail again violating the High Court’s directive for her treatment and...

JU Butterfly Fair attracts nature enthusiasts

Desk Report: A daylong Butterfly Fair was held on the Jahangirnagar University campus on Friday amid festivity. JU Vice-chancellor Prof Farzana Islam inaugurated the fair by...

More deaths seen for less invasive cervical cancer surgery

Desk Report: New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the...