1d ago| Life & Living

Relationship Matters: Discussing psychological problems

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological.

3d ago| Food & Recipes

Shining in my Kitchen: Star Lifestyle Recipe Competition 2022

‘Shining in my Kitchen’ was Star Lifestyle’s recipe competition for the year 2022 where we asked our valued readers to send their best meat recipes ahead of Eid ul Adha. Selecting the best recipes from a host of entries is never easy. Kazria Kayes, Sheulee Akter, and Arshia Idris Talha have shone their way through the strenuous selection process and emerged as winners. So try out these top recipe entries this festive season.

Organic Functional Food for a Better Health

Food cultivated through organic farming can be regarded as organic food. When the cultivation process is done naturally, including no artificial substances and avoiding the use of fertilizers, pesticides, and other chemical components, it is considered organic farming.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

YouTuber Parvez Hasan in aid of the flood-affected in Bangladesh

At present, when people of Sylhet, Sunamganj and Kurigram are affected by the devastating floods. YouTuber, Parvez Hasan has taken numerous steps to stand by the flood victims along with many other compassionate individuals of the country.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

3 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Three more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

To Optimizely and Beyond

The concept of start-ups is now a household term in almost all corners of every city of Bangladesh. With their can-do attitude, young entrepreneurs push the envelope by consistently honing their skills to achieve higher and aim further. But if we look back, one and half decade to be exact, the term start-up unheard of. Shafqat Islam, CEO and Co-founder of NewsCred/Welcome, achieved ‘Unicorn’ status for his company by joining the Optimizely family. A milestone reached by the first Bangladeshi start-up. ‘Unicorn’ is an industry jargon meant to designate companies that reach a valuation of $1 billion without being listed on the stock market and to be one is the dream of any tech startup.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Relationship Matters: Discussing psychological problems

Our relationships and how we navigate them keep evolving with the times. Often, we find questions or worries so personal that they can only be shared with a stranger, but any random stranger is no real solace! Nor is the advice safe. With that in mind, Star Lifestyle brings to you a brand-new relationship advice column from certified experts. This hopes to tackle the host of worries, questions and forks in roads of the relationships plane that includes the personal, professional to psychological.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

BabyTube: An age-appropriate video platform for growing children

BabyTube is an app similar to YouTube, where anybody can upload content based on interest. However, a strict monitoring policy is followed whereby, harmful content or anything that is degrading to the mental health of children are not allowed on the platform. There are many categories in the app for young minds to enjoy, from sports to educational content, to movies, travel information and even music and games.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

‘Ora Egaro Jon:’ Augmented Reality infused art exhibition held at Dhaka Gallery

The third edition of Ora Egaro Jon, presented by Bangladesh Art Week, a voice of Bangladesh’s art industry that provides a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their artwork in an international context, brought together internationally renowned and established Bangladeshi artists alongside invited younger artists. Bangladesh Art Week introduced A.R.E (Augmented Reality Exhibition), a collection of portable generative art showcasing the work of 11 female artists at Dhaka Gallery, a concept that brings together some of the best generative art in South Asia, offering a uniquely immersive art experience.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Cheragali Ceramics Market

Imagine a Doza Market or Bongo Bazar but for ceramics only. If you cross Uttara and drive towards Tongi and Gazipur, you will shortly reach a turn which takes you to Cheragali Ceramics Market tucked inside a dusty, debris piled corner. The narrow alley takes you to the treasure troves.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Bangladeshi haji finds, returns money to fellow pilgrim; brightens country’s image

A Bangladeshi haji has found and returned seven lakh CFA franc to its owner, a pilgrim from Burkina Faso.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Is body neutrality our way out of unattainable beauty standards?

Over time, my attitude towards my skin changed. Initially for the worse, and then for the better.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Back to the Wall: How I live with back pain

Lifestyle-induced backpain is now such a systemic problem that even if wanted to change it, we wouldn’t know where to begin or how to keep up.