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Pahela Baishakh

Bengali New Year also called Pahela Baishakh

Pahela Baishakh being celebrated indoors

Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, is being celebrated across the country today (Tuesday) without outdoor programmes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A girl attends Mangal Shovajatra rally in Dhaka on 14 April 2019.

Pahela Baishakh today

The Bangalees will celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year and one of the biggest universal festivals of the nation, on Tuesday on virtual media and using digital method staying ...

Pahela Baishakh today

Fashion industry unravelling in uncertainty

Bangladesh’s fashion industry is likely to face losses amounting to over Tk 60 billion due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The fashion houses remain shut during the normally busiest time of the year

Viber promotes safe, responsible Baishakhi celebrations

As part of its social responsibility, Viber is taking numerous measures during the COVID-19 outbreak to help everyone stay connected with family, friends and communities during Bangladesh’s biggest ...

Viber offers all sorts of stickers and greetings this Pahela Baishakh

DU extends shutdown, Pahela Baishakh festival suspended

The Dhaka University authorities have shut down all of its offices till 11 April to contain the spread of coronavirus infection.

DU extends shutdown, Pahela Baishakh festival suspended

Decorating with clay dolls

Clay dolls once were a great favourite for children. On lazy afternoons, vendors would sell these earthenware figures made by artisans in the villages and towns. Women along with their children would ...

Decorating with clay dolls

New year, new aspirations

Baishakh ushers in the new year with thunder, lightening, storms, and the changing colours and moods of nature. The seasons here change every two months, but no other season comes with such fanfare, ...

New year, new aspirations

Lost festivals and rituals of Pahela Baishakh

New Year celebrations are an old tradition among various civilisations. Initially, the years were calculated according to the moon. As the nomadic people began settling down following the invention ...

Lost festivals and rituals of Pahela Baishakh

Cumilla Univ celebrates Pahela Baishakh

Teachers, students and officials of Cumilla University celebrated Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, on the campus on Sunday.Different departments and cultural organisations arranged ...

Cumilla Univ celebrates Pahela Baishakh
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