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People brave risk for Eid journey By Other | Last Updated: 1st September, 2017, 00:00

The homeward journeys of Eid holidaymakers have almost been hassle-free this time as the government authorities have taken strict initiatives to smooth the way for highway traffic across the country.…

People brave risk for Eid journey

Hajj sermon calls for unity among Muslims

MAKKAH: As more than two million Muslims performed holy Hajj, Sheikh Saad bin Nasser Al Shathri, who is a member of Council of Senior Scholars and an adviser to the Saudi Royal Court, delivered Khutba-e-Hajj…


20 Rohingyas drown amid exodus

COX’S BAZAR: Bangla-desh coast guards have found the bodies of 20 people who drowned fleeing Myanmar, amid a rising exodus from Rakhine state. The group, mostly women and children from the Rohingya…


Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir murder case

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistani court on Thursday branded former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a fugitive in ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder trial, but acquitted five men accused of being…

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ACC launches investigation against 18 hajj agencies ACC launches 
investigation 
against 18 hajj 
agencies

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation against 18 hajj agencies over various allegations, including cancellation of hajj flights, delay in hajj flight operations and failure…

Metropolis
Govt encouraging students in science, says Nahid Govt encouraging students in science, says Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Thursday said the government is motivating students to study science. As a result of the government move, the country has seen a rise in the number…

Sun Extra
DU to introduce Hamim Khan Memorial Prize DU to introduce Hamim Khan Memorial Prize

Dhaka University (DU) is going to introduce “Hamim Khan Memorial Prize” at the Department of Physics of the university. Dr Akbar Ali Khan, former caretaker government adviser…

Editorial
Teachings of Qurbani Teachings of Qurbani

Qurbani or sacrifice is a better form of worship in Islam. Qurbani is the act of sacrificing a livestock animal. It takes place after Eid-ul-Azha prayers. Millions of Muslims around the world commemorate…

Our faith
The sermon of Hajjatul Wida: A complete charter of human rights The sermon of Hajjatul Wida: A complete charter of human rights

The fact is that the last Messenger of Allah (pbuh) only performed Hajj once after the Hijrah (migration to Medina). The Hajj (pilgrimage) is known as ‘Hajjatul Wida’ or the Farewell Hajj.…

World
‘2 explosions’ at flooded Texas chemical plant ‘2 explosions’ at flooded Texas chemical plant

HOUSTON: Local emergency officials on Thursday reported two explosions at a flooded chemical plant in the Texas town of Crosby, its operators Arkema Inc said, reports AFP. “At approximately…

Culturetainment
The sights and sounds of Eid-ul-Azha The sights and sounds of Eid-ul-Azha

In order to provide a wide choice of  entertainment for the  audience on Eid days, local satellite television channels have come up with a number of  quality plays, telefilms, concerts,…

Winner
Australia facing 29-yr rankings low Australia facing 29-yr rankings low

Steve Smith’s men are just one defeat away from becoming the lowest ranked Australian Test team in almost three decades, reports cricket.com.au. Australia’s nail-biting loss…

My Districts
River erosion takes serious turn in Narail River erosion takes serious turn in Narail

NARAIL: With a rise in the water level, erosion by the Madhumati and Nabaganga rivers has taken a serious turn at different places under Lohagora and Kalia upazilas of the district recently, reports…

Business
Wage, bonus paid in all factories: BGMEA Wage, bonus paid in 
all factories: BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Thursday claimed that all their members have cleared the payments of wages and bonus of their workers ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.…

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