Dhaka, Bangladesh

Our chef bakes his favourite biscuits, from macaroons to shortbread

Our chef bakes his favourite biscuits, from macaroons to shortbread

We never really made biscuits growing up; the attitude in my house was, "Why bake them when you

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It's giant Keurig vs. recyclables in the battle of the pods

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Inside Viking Bakery, Toronto's only Icelandic bakery

Specializing in Icelandic treats, Viking Bakery just opened on the Danforth near Woodbine.

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The new Indian government, probably for the first time, seems

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Banning artificial baby foods

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Fornt Page

Vow to build terror-free country

Nation celebrates Independence Day

Vow to build terror-free country

The nation celebrated the 45th Independence and National Day on Thursday with a fresh vow to build a secular, democratic and prosperous Bangladesh free from militancy and terrorism, reports UNB. Thousands of people from all walks of life thronged the National Mausoleum, Savar paying their glowing tributes by placing wreaths to the martyrs who laid down their lives to free the Bangalees from the repressive and autocratic Pakistani rule in 1971. On this day in 1971, the unarmed valiant Bangalees of the then East Pakistan burst into flame to resist the Pakistani occupation forces who unleashed the worst genocide in the world's history to suppress them. The peace-loving people took up arms as their paramount leader, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, declared indep...  read more>>

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