Thursday, February 22, 2024

Sholakia shows it again

The historic Sholakia Eidgah of the district hosted the country’s biggest congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr on Monday upholding its tradition. Muslims from India, Pakistan and almost all parts of the country joined the 185th congregation of Eid-ul-Fitr at the historic Eidgah, said Deputy commissioner Md Siddiqur Rahman who

Eid festivity envelops nation

Country’s biggest Eid congregation held at Solakia Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated amid gaiety, feasting, family reunions and boisterous festivities across the country on Monday. The day’s programme began with offering Eid prayers by millions of Muslims who thronged at mosques and eidgahs braving light rains in the capital After ... Read more

Eid brings no joy to the poor

In Arabic Eid means ‘festivity’. Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is observed after a month-long ‘siam’ (fasting). Although Eid is all about feast and festivity, it does not carry the same meaning for the poor and homeless. On the day of Eid, people traditionally wear new clothes, eat delicacies, and enjoy the ... Read more

This Eid that was

The pattern of Eid celebrations has been changing with time. To get a glimpse of the Eid festivity more than half a century ago, New Age talked with four cultural personalities. They had almost the same observation that they do not find that enthusiasm and emotion for celebrating the day together with all relatives and ... Read more

Eid festival at Fantasy Kingdom and Foy’s Lake

Concord Entertainment’s Fantasy Kingdom complex in Ashulia, near Dhaka, includes Fantasy Kingdom, Water Kingdom, Heritage Park, X-treme Racing Go-kart and Motel Atlantis, and is a delight for children and adults alike. In Chittagong, Concord entertains the public with Foy’s Lake Amusement World, Sea World and Foy’s Lake Resort. Keeping in mind that

People stream out of city

Tens of thousands of people continued streaming out of the capital by buses, trains and launches to celebrate Eid with families in their country homes. Ticket counters at bus and launch terminals and railway stations are teeming with passengers round the clock desperately trying to buy tickets for high prices as Eid is only a ... Read more

People rush out of capital to celebrate Eid

60km tailback in Comilla Thousands of people on Wednesday huddled at bus, railway and launch terminals in the capital to head home in outlying areas to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, to fall on either August 19 or August 20. Passengers crowded Gabtali, Sayedabad and Mohakhali inter-district bus terminals, Kamalapur railway station and Sadarghat launch terminal frantically trying ... Read more

Eid celebration on small screen

Come Eid-ul-Fitr ATN Bangla,Channel i,ntv,ETV,Banglavision,Rtv,Desh TV,Maasranga Television and Boishakhi TV are raring to go with an array of special TV plays, feature films, tele-films and variety shows. ATN Bangla Dehorokkhi ATN Bangla will air single-episode