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ACC claims risk allowance for following risk free easy path: Risk is all on other side

Editorial Desk :
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has once again raised the demand for 'risk allowance' for its staff taking ...

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16 ministers from PM Imran Khan`s cabinet sworn in

Dawn.com :
Sixteen members of Prime Minister Imran Khan's 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held at the President ...

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Modi wrote to Imran Khan about India-Pakistan talks, says Islamabad

India Today  :
PM Modi had earlier called Imran Khan on his victory in Pakistan's 2018 general elections.
In his first ...

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Eid animal wastes to be removed within 24 hrs: DNCC

UNB, Dhaka :
The wastes of sacrificial animals will be removed from the capital within 24 hours on the Eid ...

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AG sends his opinion to Govt on quota

Staff Reporter :
Attorney General Mahbubey Alam on Monday submitted his opinion to the government about the freedom fighters' quota ...

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21 killed in road accidents

Staff Reporter :
At least thirteen people were killed, several others injured in separate road crashes in five districts of ...

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Islam preaches respectful behaviour, good character: Hajj sermon

Geo News  :
The Hajj sermon delivered at Mount Arafat on Monday emphasised respectful behaviour and good character as the ...

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2 more drug traders killed in gunfight

UNB, Feni :
Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) ...

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29 quota reformists also get bails

Staff Reporter :
A Dhaka court on Monday afternoon granted bail to quota reform leader Rashed Khan and seven other ...

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9 more students freed from K\'ganj jail

UNB, Keraniganj :
Nine more private university students, who were granted bail in cases filed over 'vandalism and attacks' on ...

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B Chy, Dr Kamal decide to forge alliance of `unity`

UNB, Dhaka :
Jukto Front chairman and former president Dr AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury and Gono Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain ...

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Eid-ul-Azha tomorrow

BSS, Dhaka :
The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country ...

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Eid exodus at its peak

Staff Reporter  :
Thousands of people have started leaving the city to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with dear and near ones at ...

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Today's E-paper

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Quotation of the Day

'It was like getting a note saying you’ll be executed at dawn.'
ROBERTO GAUTIER, learning that noisy nightly construction near his Brooklyn apartment was likely to continue to 2014.
 

City▲ Top

Today’s Event

City Desk  :
Rally

'Amra Muktijoddhar Santan' organises a rally at 23, Bangabandhu Avenue in the city on the early hours ...

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Trial in Aug 21 grenade attack cases at final stage

BSS, Dhaka :
When the nation is set to recall with heavy hearts the 14th anniversary of the gruesome August ...

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Water levels of 24 rivers rise, 66 fall

BSS, Dhaka :
Water levels in 24 rivers stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rise ...

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Bangabandhu first formed National Education Commission

BSS, Dhaka :
Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman had engaged himself in building an inclusive education system ...

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Law enforcers seen to cheque documents of the motorized vehicles to ensure safe road. The snap was taken from in front of the city's Rajdhani Super Market on Monday.

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Editorial▲ Top

Eid Mubarak

THE rituals of the annual congregation of Muslims in the holiest city Mecca to perform the religious obligatory have ...

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Control the political clouts who swallow ultra-poor\'s rice

THE Local Administration seized 500 Kgs of rice meant for distribution among the ultra-poor under the vulnerable group feeding ...

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Readers’ Forum

Lessons of Qurbani :
Every year financially solvent Muslims all over the world slaughter sacrificial cattle in the Arabic month ...

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How the EU can emerge out of America\'s shadow

Zaki Laïdi :
Europe has to ensure that international trade regime survives without US, and enhance its credibility
US President Donald ...

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Eid-ul-Azha : Teaching and its significance

Dr. Foqan Uddin Ahmed :
In this universe there are 18000 species of God's creation. Among them, men are the ...

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Baki, Risalatul exit from qualifying round of 10m Air Rifle

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh shooters Abdullah Hel Baki and Risalatul Islam made their exits from qualifying round of the 10meter Air ...

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Bangladesh deny Oman 2-1

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh men's hockey team started their campaign in the 18th Asian Games denying Oman by 2-1 goals ...

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Japan swim queen Ikee targets Asian Games records

AFP, Jakarta :
Japanese Olympic hope Rikako Ikee topped the time-sheets in the women's 100 metres freestyle and 50m butterfly ...

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Mixed day for kabaddi in Asian Games

BSS, Dhaka :
Bangladesh men's kabaddi team shrugged off their previous match defeat as they beat Thailand by 34-22 points ...

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AG Shooting

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh shooters Ummey Zakia Sultana and Sharmin Akter Ratna were out of the race from the qualifying round ...

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Djokovic wins Cincy title to complete Masters matched set

AFP, Cincinnati :
Novak Djokovic ended a career-long jinx, lifting the trophy in Cincinnati at last to complete a matched ...

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Kiki Bertens upsets Simona Halep to win title

BBC Online :
Kiki Bertens held off a championship point to upset world number one Simona Halep and win the ...

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Simone Biles wins record fifth US all-around title

Olympic champion Simone Biles became the first woman to win five US Women's Gymnastics Championships all-around titles and wore ...

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C.T. Pan (right) puts his arm around his wife and caddie Michelle Lin (left) on thew 18th hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. on Sunday.

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Man Utd fans should be \'mad\', admits Pogba

AFP, London :
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba believes the club's fans have every right to vent their anger after ...

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Chinese Super League down to wire in \'fierce battle\'

AFP, Shanghai :
The Chinese Super League (CSL) is in the throes of the most closely contested title race in ...

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Ronaldo\'s dramatic debut ends with goalkeeper in hospital

AP, Milan :
Cristiano Ronaldo's Serie A debut was marked not by a goal but by accidentally putting the opposing ...

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Football▲ Top

U-15 Women\'s team return home

BSS, Dhaka :
The Bangladesh U-15 Women's Football team returned home on Monday from Bhutan after participating the SAFF U-15 ...

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Atlanta\'s Martinez matches MLS single-season scoring record

AFP, Washington :
Josef Martinez tied Major League Soccer's single-season scoring record Sunday when he hammered in his 27th goal ...

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Real Madrid win Spanish League opener without Ronaldo

AP, Madrid :
Gareth Bale is doing his part to help Real Madrid get over Cristiano Ronaldo's departure.
Bale scored in ...

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Cricket▲ Top

Pandya sparks England collapse as India take control of third Test

AFP, Nottingham :
Hardik Pandya took five wickets and debutant wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant held five catches before India's batsmen piled ...

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Chittagong▲ Top

Bangabandhu Engineers’ Parishad, Chattogram arranged a discussion meeting on the occasion of the National Mourning Day recently.

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PSC discusses funding to shipbuilding sector

Chattogram Bureau :
The Parliamentary Standing Committee (PSC) on the Shipping Ministry  recommended providing loan or financial assistance to the ...

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Preparations afoot to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha at 2,780 Eidgahs in Chattogram

BSS, Chattogram :
All preparations have been completed for celebrating the second largest religious festivity of the Muslim's Eid-ul- Azha ...

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AIBL opens 158th branch at Pahartoli

A  Correspondent :
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 158th branch at Pahartoli Chittagong on 19 August, 2018. Chairman of ...

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National▲ Top

GAZIPUR: Chairman of the Standing Committee on Cultural Affairs Ministry Simin Hossain Rimi MP offering Munajat after inaugurating extending academic building of Sonmania High School in Kapasia upazila recently.

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SYLHET: Rawsanuzzaman Siddiki, Additional Deputy Police Commission (Protection and Protocol), Sylhet distributing umbrellas among the poor, orphan students jointly organised by Wayakar and Ramaniya Protibondhi Kalyan Foundation as Chief Guest recently.

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MURADNAGAR(Cumilla): Dr Tomal Lata Aditah, Director(Research ), BRRI , Gazipur inaugurating harvesting of BRRI dhan as Chief Guest at Muradnagar Upazila recently.

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BOGURA: Bnagladesh Poribash Andolon (BAPA), Bogura District Unit formed a human chain protesting illegal occupation of Karatoya River on Saturday.

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3 minors drown in Narsingdi

UNB, Narsingdi, :
At least three minor including two girls drowned in a pond at Charmandalia village in Monohardi upazila ...

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River erosion wreaks havoc in Shariatpur

UNB, Shariatpur :
Houses, schools, mosques and other establishments have been washed away by the aggressive erosion of the mighty ...

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Scraped battery-operated 3-wheelers preparing to return on Barishal city roads despite ban

Barishal  Correspondent :
At least 152 battery-run three-wheelers scrapped by Traffic Department of Barishal Metropolitan Police by order of court, ...

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Man killed over land dispute in Sylhet

Sylhet Bureau :
A man was killed while eight others injured in a clash over a land-related dispute between two ...

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News In Brief

Video on village court affairs at Rampal
Rampal (Bagerhat) Correspondent
Videos have been displayed in Rampal on Monday on Village ...

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Sirajganj cattle markets gaining momentum

UNB, Sirajganj :
Ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, country's cattle markets have started drawing huge crowds. Sirajganj is ...

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Hide traders facing severe fund crisis in Rangpur

Staff Reporter, Rangpur :
 Hide traders in eight districts under Rangpur Division are facing severe crisis of capital as they ...

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RANINAGAR (Naogaon): Blacksmiths at Raninagar Upazila passing busy time ahead of Eid-ul- Azha . This snap was taken yesterday.

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USAID for working together to remove barriers to progress

UNB, Dhaka :
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director in Bangladesh Derrick Brown has laid emphasis on ...

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Woman held with 70,000 Yaba pills

UNB, Chattogram :
Police arrested a woman allegedly along with 70,000 Yaba pills from a house in Anwara upazila on ...

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Bimstec must to boost security, economic coop

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali has called on Bimstec nations to enhance their security ...

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52 BD hajj pilgrims have so far die in KSA

UNB, Dhaka :
Some 52 Bangladeshi pilgrims, who went to Saudi Arabia for performing hajj this year, have so far ...

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Suspended cop, his driver held with yaba in N\'ganj

UNB, Narayanganj :
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspended police officer and his driver with 10,000 pieces ...

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Provision restricting ACC power worries TIB

UNB, Dhaka :
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on Monday expressed deep concern over the draft Sarkari Chakori Ain 2018 approved ...

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14th anniv of Aug 21 grenade attack today

BSS, Dhaka :
President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday paid rich tributes to the victims ...

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Tax anomalies at cattle markets go against Qurbani spirit

UNB, Dhaka :
Though there is a fixed rate for collecting and paying tax (hasil) after the purchase of sacrificial ...

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Kidnap nearly 200 bus passengers

Reuters, Kabul :
The Taliban rejected on Monday an Afghan government offer of a ceasefire and they would persist with ...

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Hit by sacrificial cow, man dies in city

UNB, Dhaka :
A man died after being hit by a sacrificial cow in the city's Shyampur area on Monday.
The ...

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Main Eid congregation to be held at Nat\'l Eidgah at 8 am

UNB, Dhaka :
The main congregation of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be held at ...

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Cattle sales gain momentum in city

UNB, Dhaka :
The sales of sacrificial animals at different markets in the capital gained momentum on Monday, two days ...

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Holidaymakers suffering on highways due to \'mismanagement\': BNP

Staff Reporter :
BNP on Monday alleged that homebound Eid holidaymakers are going through immense sufferings due to the 'poor ...

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3 burned alive as Khalishpur Meghna oil depot catches fire

UNB, Khulna :
At least three people were burned to death and nine others suffered burn injuries as a fire ...

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BD to maintain strong multilateral engagement

UNB, Dhaka :
Bangladesh will maintain a multilateral 'strong engagement' to keep up pressure on Myanmar so that it takes ...

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Actress Nawshaba denied bail

UNB, Dhaka :
Rejecting her bail petition, a court here on Monday sent actress Quazi Nawshaba Ahmed to jail in ...

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3 lakh expected to join Eid Jamat at Sholakia 4-tier security arrangement taken

Alam Sarowar Tito, Kishoreganj :
The country's biggest Eid-ul-Azha Jamaat will be held at historic Sholakia ground in Kishoreganj keeping ...

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Eid brings no joy for street children

M M Jasim :
Eid means joy especially for the children. They get new dresses and other things as per ...

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Case filed against 26 in Moheshkhali

Moheskhali Correspondent :
Jubo League leader Ziabul Haque of Cox's Bazar filed a murder case against 26 people, including local ...

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Royal Tulip Sea Resort offers 40pc discount on this Eid

Business Desk :
Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa a luxury resort is built on the largest unbroken ...

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NOVOAIR to increase domestic flight operations from Sept 1

Business Desk :
NOVOAIR, one of the country's private airlines, is increasing flight operations in the domestic routes from September ...

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Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director of NCC Bank Limited, poses with the participants of the 72nd Foundation Training Course for its officers at the Bank\'s Training Institute in the city recently. Khondoker Nayeemul Kabir, Md. Habibur Rahman, DMDs, J H Shahedi, Head of HR of the Bank and Jagadish Chandra Debnath, Principal of the training institute were also present.

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Mahathir heading to China with mega-projects in focus

AFP, Kuala Lumpur :
Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad begins a visit to China Friday, seeking to renegotiate or even ...

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Osiris Group, BRAC announce impact fund partnership

Business Desk :
The Osiris Group, a frontier markets private equity firm making investments in Asia, has partnered with BRAC, ...

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Superdry founder gives $1.28m to anti-Brexit campaign

AP, London :
The co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry said Sunday he has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) ...

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Biman\'s first Dreamliner arrives

Economic Reporter :
The first Boeing 787-8, known as the Dreamliner, reached on Sunday as Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national ...

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A K M Kamal Uddin, Head of Corporate Banking of NRB Bank Limited and Mahmudur Rab, General Manager of Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Limited (TGTDCL), exchanging an agreement signing documents at TGTDCL head office in the city on Sunday. Under the deal, the Bank will collect Gas Bill of the company from customers through online. Senior officials from both the organizations were also present.

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Three SCBs to provide Tk 531cr loan for rawhide purchase

Economic Reporter :
Three State-owned Commercial Banks (SCBs) have planned to disburse Taka 510 crore in loan to the rawhide ...

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Finance Minster AMA Muhith presenting a crest to outgoing Senior Secretary of the Bank and Financial Institutions Division (BFID) Md Eunusur Rahman at a farewell ceremony accorded to him by officials and employees of the BFID at Bangladesh Secretariat on Monday.

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International▲ Top

Tears as North and South Koreans meet after decades

AFP, Sokcho :
 With tears and cries, dozens of elderly and frail South and North Korean family members met on ...

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Indians begin massive cleanup as rains diminish in Kerala

Reuters, Kochi :
Indian health authorities prepared defenses against the spread of disease in flood-hit Kerala state on Monday as ...

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Pregnant New Zealand minister cycles to delivery ward

AFP, Wellington :
New Zealand's Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter has taken the cycle of life to a whole ...

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News In Brief

US rejects Turkey's offer to release pastor
AP, Washington
President Donald Trump's administration has rejected Turkey's offer to condition the release ...

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Iran tells EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

AFP, Ankara :
Iran said on Monday that Europe should accelerate its efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between ...

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Malaysia hopes China will sympathize with Malaysia\'s problems

Reuters, Beijing :
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday he believed China would sympathize with his country's "internal ...

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New Nation Supplement ▲ Top

Qurbani for non-Pilgrims

What is  Qurbani?
Qurbani refers to the sacrificial animals that non-pilgrim Muslims may offer, seeking Allah's pleasure during the ...

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Eid-ul-Azha : Kazi Nazrul Islam\'s poems

Mohammad Jashim Uddin :
Eid-ul-Azha known also as Eid of  Qurbani or Udhiyah is on of the  two holiest celebrations ...

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Hajj : Ifrad, Tamattu and Qiran

Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid :
Hajj is of three types: Ifrad, Tamattu' and Qiran.
Ifrad is when one does Hajj ...

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Qurbani

 [Supreme Sacrifice]
 Kazi Nazrul Islam
Oh! It's not killing, it's the opening
                               of the power of Satyagraha*
Be quiet, all that's of ...

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The Eid-ul-Azha and Qurbani

Professor Anwarul Karim,PhD :
Introduction:
I was then very young when I first enjoyed two Eids in village home. My ...

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