A total of five Eid jamaats will be held at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque tomorrow on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul Fitr.
Category: Words of faith
Nat’l Moon Sighting Committee to meet Wednesday evening
The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Wednesday evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.
Shab-e-Qadr to be observed Sunday night
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.
UNHCR wishes peace, prosperity for Bangladesh
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.
Sedition case against Hefazat chief, report submission deferred
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…
Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for all; needy, vulnerable first
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…
Christmas Day Friday
Dhaka, Dec 24 – The Christmas Day, the birthday of Jesus Christ, first-century preacher and religious leader will be celebrated in Bangladesh on Friday.
8 iconic mosques in 8 BD divs with Saudi support soon: PM
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 for inter-religion dialogue to fight intolerance
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.
Pope Francis congratulates Biden
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.…
Wear masks at mosques, Islamic Foundation asks Bangladeshis
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 stop Muslim protestors from gheraoing French Embassy
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.
Insulting religious leader for free expression not allowable
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 stops procession against Marcon’s anti-Islam remarks
Police have foiled a procession brought out by Islami Andolon in the capital demanding the government sever diplomatic ties with France.
Durga Puja celebrated amid the Pandemic
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.
Strengthen moral education to prevent repression on women
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.
Section 144 in Thakurgaon temple area over land dispute
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.
Francis becomes 1st pope to endorse same-sex civil unions
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…
Durga Puja of Hindu Community begins Thursday
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.
Pilgrims return to Makkah for ‘umrah’ after 7 months
After seven months of shutdown, pilgrims have started to return to Mecca as Saudi Arabia eased coronavirus restrictions.
Buddhists observe Probarona Purnima
Dhaka, Oct 02 – Bangladesh’s Buddhist community celebrated Probarona Purnima, their second largest festival, on Thursday by launching sky lanterns (Fanush).
Babri mosque: India’s Muslims feel more abandoned than ever
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”…
Indian court acquits top BJP leaders in Babri mosque case
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 to gradually resume Umrah pilgrimage from Oct 4
Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that it would start allowing pilgrims to perform Umrah gradually taking necessary precautions.
SWAMI AGNIVESH – A TRIBUTE
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…
Holy Ashura observed
Dhaka, Aug 30 – Muslim devotees observed Holy Ashura on Sunday, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), with due religious fervour and solemnity.
Holy Ashura Sunday
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.
Janmashtami to be observed Tuesday
Dhaka, Aug 10 – The Hindu community of Bangladesh will celebrate Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, on Tuesday with due religious fervour.
Hajj authorities ready to receive pilgrims on Arafat
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…