Lalmonirhat, Aug 04 – Ignoring the risk of coronavirus transmission, a huge number of people are thronging the Teesta Barrage project area in Hatibandha Upazila of Lalmonirhat, the country’s largest irrigation project to enjoy Eid holiday.
Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in Bangladesh
Dhaka, August 01 – Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, is being celebrated in Bangladesh as the country grapples with the Covid-19 outbreak and floods inflict untold sufferings to hundreds of thousands of people.
Eid celebrated in Jhenaidah, Lalmonirhat, Laxmipur Villages
Dhaka, July 31 – In keeping with Saudi Arabia time, residents of a number of villages in Jhenaidah, Laxmipur and Lalmonirhat are celebrating the Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of the Muslims.Saudi Arabia and a number of countries across the…
Shanghai Festival selects Aupee Karim’s film
Culture Desk Aupee Karim starrer Debris of Desire (Mayar Jonjal) has been officially selected at the 23rd Shanghai International Film Festival in the Asian New Talent Award category.
No special train during Eid: Minister
Railways Minister Md Nurul Islam Sujan on Tuesday said no arrangements have been taken to operate special trains ahead of Eid-ul-Azha this year.
Eid-ul-Azha to see low participation in animal sacrifice
Dhaka, July 20 – Bangladesh is likely to witness a fall in rawhide collection this year amid the apprehension of relatively lower participation of people in animal sacrifice during the Eid-ul-Azha due to COVID-19 pandemic casting a broader impact on…
Eid: Public transport movement to be suspended for 9 days
Transport movement will remain suspended for nine days before and after Eid-ul-Azha, aiming to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Govt to deploy 1200 teams to check sacrificial animal health
Dhaka, July 13: The government has taken an initiative to deploy a total of 1200 veterinary medical teams at the cattle markets across the country to ensure healthy and disease-free sacrificial animals for the consumers during the upcoming Eid-ul Azha.
Online cattle trading may reach new height amid pandemic
Dhaka, July 11 – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many changes to people’s normal life with a growing dependence on virtual platforms as physical distancing is advised by health experts to limit transmission of the coronavirus.
Allow Eid holiday for RMG workers in phases: Quader
Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday urged Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) and Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association ( BKMEA) to issue Eid-ul-Azha holidays to readymade garment workers in phases.
Mobile courts to ensure health rules at cattle haats: Taposh
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Monday said mobile court drives will be conducted to ensure proper maintenance of health guidelines at the cattle markets ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.
Eid passengers returning to Capital Dhaka en masse
Although public transport remains suspended, thousands of people have started coming back to their workplaces in Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr at home, availing all kinds of transport from ferries through river routes to three-wheelers, pickup vans, private cars on roads.
PM greets freedom fighters on Eid Day
Dhaka, May 25 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday greeted all freedom fighters of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Eid sans family reunions, guests
Dhaka, May 24 – Eid is an occasion of boundless joy and happiness. It is also one of sadness for those loving parents who have to celebrate Eid without their sons and daughters around them.
Holy Eid-ul-Fitr Monday
DHAKA, May 24, 2020 (BSS) – The holy Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the greatest religious festivals of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country tomorrow with religious fervor and zeal.
Eid-ul-Fitr in the midst of coronavirus pandemic
Mostafa Kamal Majumder After a month of fasting and self-restraint Muslims in Bangladesh, like those in the rest of the world, are celebrating the holy Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday according to the sighting of the moon. Traditionally the biggest religious festival…
Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday
Saudi Arabia has announced the Kingdom will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted there on Friday night.
How to Celebrate the Eid Safely during COVID-9 Pandemic
After the month-long fasting of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims, has arrived. However, unlike other years, the holy festival is coming amidst of pandemic this year. Yes! We are talking about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The number…
Eid shopping in BD gains pace at the cost of social distancing
People out on Eid shopping at markets and shops in Dhaka are too reluctant about maintaining the recommended physical distance to protect themselves and others from coronavirus infection.Traders said they frequently request customers to maintain the health guidelines but their…
Online Eid Shopping in BD for Men, Women and Children
After the month-long fasting of Ramadan, Eid-al-Fitr, the largest ceremony of Muslims brings us immense joy and happiness. And whenever we think about celebrating Eid the desire of shopping for family-members appears into our mind.
Cannes film festival difficult to hold ‘in original form’: organisers
It will be difficult to hold the Cannes film festival in its original form in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, organisers said Tuesday, adding they were looking at new ways of hosting the world’s biggest annual celebration of cinema.
A colourless Pahela Baishakh
Dhaka, April 15 – Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla new year which is synonymous with colour and jubilant celebrations involving the whole nation, were not seen on Tuesday, the first day of the Bengali month of Baishakh…
Pahela Baishakh Tuesday without outdoor programmes
Dhaka, April 13 – Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar, will be celebrated across the country on Tuesday without outdoor programmes due to the coronavirus pandemic. There will be no outdoor programmes this time to avoid public gatherings.
Coronavirus: Coachella music festival postponed
One of the world’s biggest music festivals has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Coachella was set to take place next month in the California desert with Rage Against The Machine and Frank Ocean among the headliners.
Spring poem festival enchants Rangpur audience
Culture Desk The colourful “Spring Poem Festival-2020”enchanted a huge audience at Shilpokola Academy auditorium in the city on Saturday night.
Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day celebrate
Streets in Dhaka and other big cities have taken a festive look with youths clad in red and yellow attires have started joining the celebrations of Pahela Falgun, the first day of Spring, and the Valentine’s Day. Pahela Falgun usually…
‘Shonibar Bikel’ to compete in Int’l Film Festival
Culture Desk Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s unreleased film ‘Shonibar Bikel’ is going to participate in the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema 2020 has begun in Paris from February 11 to February 18. The film will have its competition under…
18th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival ends
Culture Desk Iranian director Reza Mirkarimi’s feature film ‘Castle of Dreams’ won the Best Film Award in the Asian Film Competition segment at the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, which ended on Sunday at the Main Auditorium of Bangladesh National…
3-day film festival in Bagerhat ends today
A three-day film festival will end in the district on Monday evening.
2-day music festival begins at DU
DU Correspondent A two-day music festival of the Music Department of Dhaka University (DU) has began with the theme ‘Bangla Gaan’ (Bangla Songs) as part of its silver jubilee celebration programme.