Thursday, April 18, 2024

Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated across Bangladesh

Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims, is being celebrated today (May 3, 2022) across the country. This is the first Eid celebration without Covid-19 pandemic related restrictions. Eid jamaat (congregations) were held under public and private initiatives across the country, including in Dhaka. The country’s main Eid jamaat in Dhaka was held at the ... Read more

Shawwal moon not sighted, Bangladesh to celebrate Eid on May 3

By Dhaka Mirror : Holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country Tuesday as the Shawwal moon was not sighted in Bangladesh this evening. The decision was taken at a meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee this evening after Maghrib prayers. Mohammad Faridul Haque Khan, state minister ... Read more

Bring only umbrellas, prayer mats during jamaat at Eidgah: DMP

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Shafiqul Islam has requested all not to bring only umbrellas and prayer mats to the National Eidgah Ground during the Eid Jamaat. He said this while talking to media after monitoring security arrangements at the Eidgah Maidan today. The DMP commissioner said that Eid prayers will be offered at ... Read more

73 lakh mobile phone users left Dhaka Eid holiday

By Dhaka Mirror : Post and Telecommunication Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Sunday said that around 73 lakh mobile SIM card users of different mobile operators have left Dhaka between 27-30 April ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The minister shared a post on his verified Facebook profile in this regard. The minister mentioned that this is not the ... Read more

Moon Sighting Committee meets today

The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet this evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims. The Islamic Foundation yesterday issued a press release, saying that the meeting will be held at its Baitul Mukarram office after the Maghrib prayers for reviewing information on the sighting of

Banks to remain open on April 30

The Bangladesh Bank today asked banks to keep their doors open and run operations on a limited scale on April 30, a public holiday, in order to settle the increased number of financial transactions ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. In 2022, the number of banking transactions have increased substantially year-on-year, which has also fuelled cash withdrawals and deposits ... Read more

Airlines announces extra Eid flights on domestic routes

Amid huge rush of Eid holidaymakers by air, all the three airlines of the country have decided to increase domestic flights to accommodate passengers. Officials of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier of the country, US-Bangla Airlines, and Novoair said almost 80 to 90 percent of

People start heading home for Eid

People started leaving the capital on Thursday evening for outlying areas to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their families. Eid holidays, with the addition of National Mourning Day, Shab-e-Qadr and weekends, begin on August 15. Transport operators said that although a quite large number of people had started leaving the capital for Eid, likely to fall on August 20, ... Read more

Tickets vanish days before sale starts

Launch Cabins for Eid Trips Tickets vanish days before sale starts Cabin tickets of private launches almost disappeared a day before the owners formally started selling those yesterday, a week ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The ticket seekers who went to Sadarghat Launch Terminal yesterday had to return empty-handed as tickets of all the launches, except for ... Read more

Shopping malls, markets abuzz with Eid shoppers

Shoppers have started thronging shopping malls and markets in the capital, with the biggest religious festival for the Muslims, Eid-ul-Fitr, still more than three weeks away. All the major markets in the city are now experiencing huge rush of customers and salespersons are passing very busy time coping with the rush of customers. ‘Shoppers are ... Read more

Eid being celebrated

4 lakh musullis offer prayers at Solakia Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country on Wednesday. After a month-long fasting, Muslims sought divine blessings, peace, progress and prosperity in Eid congregations across the country. The main jamaat (congregation) held at the National Eidgah on the High Court premises ... 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

Eid likely tomorrow

Holidaymakers leaving city  With the Eid-ul-Fitr only hours away, hundreds of people are heading homes withstanding the sufferings on the way. The Muslims in the country will celebrate their biggest religious festival tomorrow if the moon is sighted today. In case the moon is not sighted today, the Eid will be observed tomorrow. The three-day ... Read more