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Zum'atul Wida

Zum'atul Wida

Abdul Muqit Chowdhury :The last Friday of the Holy Ramzan is called 'Zum'atul Wida'. It means 'departing Zum'a'. The musallies with due religious fervour join the Zum'a congregation and

Female shoppers of all ages rush to imitation jewellery shops to make their choice ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. This photo was taken from Gowsia Market in city on Thursday.

Female shoppers of all ages rush to imitation jewellery shops to make their choice ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. This photo was taken from Gowsia Market in city on Thursday.

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Be more conscious about chikungunya

BSS, Dhaka :Health experts yesterday urged the homebound people, who are leaving Dhaka for celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr, to keep clean their houses and destroy all potential stagnant water sources to

Hearing on June 29

Court Correspondent :The Special Judge Court-5 of Dhaka on Thursday fixed June 29 for the next hearings in the Zia Charitable Trust graft case and the Zia Orphanage Trust

Drama on over budget to highlight PM

UNB, Dhaka :BNP on Thursday alleged that the government is staging a drama over the new national budget in a bid to brighten Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's image."The Prime

Gazette on release of 1385 acres land after Eid

UNB, Dhaka :Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif on Thursday said the gazette notification on the release of some 1385.25 acres of land in different parts of the city will

1st rice consignment to arrive in 15 days

UNB, Dhaka :The first consignment of rice from Vietnam is scheduled to arrive in Chittagong within 15 days, said newly appointed Ambassador of Vietnam to Dhaka Tran Van Khoa.The

PM greets new Saudi Crown Prince

UNB, Dhaka :Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated the newly appointed Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.In a message of felicitation,

Pay money or go to hell

Staff Reporter :Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr businessmen in the city continued to receive phone calls from extortionists asking them to pay money or go to hell. The extortionists introducing themselves

N Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

AFP, Seoul :North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a

26 BNP men sued in Ctg

UNB, Chittagong :A case has been filed against 26 leaders and activists of BNP as a vehicle of the motorcade of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir allegedly

Meira Kumar named presidential nominee

Meira Kumar named presidential nominee

Times Of India, New Delhi :On behalf of opposition parties, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday announced former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate.Kumar, a five-time

HC summons OC, UP chairman

UNB, Laxmipur :The High Court summoned the officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, Moktar Hossain and Dattapara union parishad chairman Ahsanul Kabir for whipping a day labourer during a local

ICC lauds BD’s commitment to Rome Statute

UNB, Dhaka :The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague praised Bangladesh for her commitment to the Rome Statute and determination to bring an end of the impunity to

AL to stay beside people: PM

BSS, Dhaka :Prime Minster and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina yesterday greeted the countrymen and paid homage to the party's founders on the occasion of its 68th founding

Fresh movement for polls-time neutral govt: Mosharraf

UNB, Dhaka :BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Thursday said their party will launch a fresh movement to force the government to hold the next parliamentary elections under

Russians targeted 21 election systems: US

Reuters, Washington :Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were

May launches plan for govt, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

May launches plan for govt, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

Reuters :Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the delicate task of running a minority government on Wednesday by setting out a softer tone on Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally

Search for habitable planets

AFP :Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host."The PLATO mission

Bank official held in Barisal on graft charge

UNB, Dhaka :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested a bank official from Barisal Sadar in a graft case.ACC deputy director Nilkamal Paul of its Patuakhali zila office, arrested

Fakhrul off to Australia

UNB, Dhaka :BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir left for Sydney early Wednesday to join the national convention of Australian Liberal Party.Fakhrul together with his wife Rahat Ara

24 involved in Holey Artisan attack

BSS, Dhaka :Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CCTC) unit found involvement of 24 operatives of the neo-Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in the last July attack on Holey artisan bakery

PBI ordered to probe

UNB, Chittagong :A court here on Wednesday afternoon asked the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to submit their probe report by July 18, over the attack on a motorcade

26 sued over attack on Fakhrul

UNB, Chittagong :Twenty six people have been sued in connection with the attack on the motorcade of BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir.Former public prosecutor (PP) of Chittagong

70 lakh holidaymakers set to leave capital

UNB, Dhaka :Around 70 lakh people will leave the capital city of Dhaka for their village homes to celebrate upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones.Eid-ul-Fitr, one of

BD raises issue with US inappropriate treatment of its diplomats

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh has raised the issue of inappropriate treating of Bangladeshi diplomats in the US and expressed concern in this regard.Foreign Secretary Md Shahidul Haque who is currently

BD official in NY gets bail

UNB, Dhaka :Bangladeshi national Hamidur Rashid, charged with visa and foreign labour contracting frauds, secured bail on 'unsecured bond' on Tuesday.US prosecutors charged Hamidur, a United Nations employee in

Khulna JCD man hacked to death

UNB, Khulna :A local activist of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) was hacked to death at Daulatpur in the city on Tuesday night.Police said, a group of miscreants swooped on

Tk 2384.80 crore DNCC budget

Staff Reporter :Dhaka North City Corporation on Wednesday announced budget for Tk 2384.80 crore for fiscal year 2017-18.The DNCC Mayor Annisul Huq announced the budget at the Nagar Bhaban

Rice prices to be normal soon: Tofail

UNB, Dhaka :Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Wednesday told Parliament that rice prices will become normal soon as the import duty on it has been reduced."The import duty on