The holy Lailatul Qadr or Shab-e-Qadr, the holiest and most blessed night for Muslims, will be observed across the country on Sunday night with due solemnity and religious fervour.
Dhaka, Mar 26: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has wished peace and prosperity for the next 50 years saying he is sure it will become one of the great first centuries of any nation.
Special Correspondent Dhaka, Feb 04 – A Dhaka court on Wednesday asked the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to submit a report on 3 March, after investigating a sedition case filed against Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh chief Junaid Babunagari in connection with…
VATICAN CITY (AP/UNB) — Pope Francis made a Christmas Day plea for authorities to make COVID-19 vaccines available to all, insisting that the first in line should be the most vulnerable and needy, regardless of who holds the patents for…
Dhaka, Dec 24 – The Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus Christ, first-century preacher and religious leader will be celebrated in Bangladesh on Friday.
Dhaka, Nov 26 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said eight ‘iconic mosques’ with modern facilities will be constructed in the country’s eight divisions with Saudi Arabia’s assistance.
Dhaka, Nov 16 – Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the battle against the “pandemic of intolerance” needs a concerted “whole of society” approach and a rock-solid partnership involving all stakeholders.
Washington, AP/UNB, Nov 13 – It’s not exactly divine intervention, but even the pope considers the US presidential race over. President-elect Joe Biden, a lifelong Roman Catholic, spoke to Pope Francis on Thursday, despite President Donald Trump refusing to concede.…
In an effort to tackle the possible second wave of Covid-19, the Islamic Foundation on Monday urged Muslims to wear masks before coming to mosques to offer prayers.
Police foiled an attempt by Hefajat-e-Islam Bangladesh-led Somomona Islami Dal, a platform of the Islamist parties, to besiege France Embassy protesting the recent remarks made by President Emmanuel Macron against Islam.
Condemning the sarcastic cartoons insulting Prophet Mohammad (Phub) in France, BNP on Sunday expressed solidarity with the protests by people of all races and religions and the Muslim Ummah against such a dreadful crime.
The Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), was observed across the country on Friday with due religious solemnity.
Police have foiled a procession brought out by Islami Andolon in the capital demanding the government sever diplomatic ties with France.
Dhaka, Oct 26 – As with other religious festivals, Durga Puja, the largest such occasion for the Hindu community, has also seen the COVID-19 pandemic leave its mark on its celebration this year.
Ulema of Islamic parties at a roundtable in Dhaka on Sunday called for strengthening moral education and the religious institutions and leaders to help develop social resistance against repression on women in the country.
Thakurgaon, Oct 22 – The local administration on Wednesday slapped section 144 in the adjoining areas of a disputed land of a temple in Auliapur union of Sadar upazila in Thakurgaon.
Vatican, AP/UNB, Oct 21 – Pope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official teaching…
Dhaka, Oct 21 – Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, is set to begin on Thursday with Maha Sashthi puja at temples across the country maintaining health guidelines set by the government due to Covid-I9 pandemic.
After seven months of shutdown, pilgrims have started to return to Mecca as Saudi Arabia eased coronavirus restrictions.
Dhaka, Oct 02 – Bangladesh’s Buddhist community celebrated Probarona Purnima, their second largest festival, on Thursday by launching sky lanterns (Fanush).
Among the 32 living accused were former deputy premier LK Advani, and a host of senior BJP leaders. Wednesday’s Indian court judgement acquitted them all, saying the destruction of the mosque in 1992 had been the work of unidentified “anti-socials”…
A special Indian court on Wednesday acquitted all the 32 people linked to the country’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a 28-year-old case on the demolition of a historic mosque in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.
Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it would start allowing pilgrims to perform Umrah gradually taking necessary precautions.
Dr Chandra Muzaffar Swami Agnivesh has left us. And yet he is still with us. He was undoubtedly one of the most courageous fighters against religious fanaticism and religious bigotry of our time. He spoke out without hesitation against fanatical…
Dhaka, Aug 30 – Muslim devotees observed Holy Ashura on Sunday, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), with due religious fervour and solemnity.
Dhaka, Aug 29: The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), will be observed across the country Sunday with due respect and religious solemnity.
Dhaka, Aug 10 – The Hindu community of Bangladesh will celebrate Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, on Tuesday with due religious fervour.
JEDDAH: The Saudi Health Ministry has completed its preparations to provide medical care for pilgrims who will gather on the plains of Mount Arafat to perform the pinnacle of the Hajj pilgrimage on Thursday, the ninth day of Dul-Hijjah.Health facilities…
Muslim pilgrims on Wednesday begin the annual hajj, dramatically downsized this year as the Saudi hosts strive to prevent a coronavirus outbreak during the five-day pilgrimage.The hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam and a must for able-bodied Muslims…
Dhaka, July 27 – The government on Monday issued some directives asking people to offer Eid prayer at their nearest mosques instead of Eidgah and open spaces maintaining recommended health guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Religious Affairs Ministry issued some…