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 public holiday starts today.
Although the homebound rush started a few days ago, an unending stream of people crowded the Gabtoli, Sayedabad and Mohakhali bus terminals and Kamalapur

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Launches, trains too overcrowded

Home Rush
Launches, trains too overcrowded
The three ran towards the train station as if their lives depended on reaching there. The father led the race with several bags in each hand, followed by his 17-year-old daughter who kept glancing back towards her mother. The mother was having a hard time keeping up with the pace.
By the time Abdul Kalam and his family reached the Kamalapur Railway Station at 10:00am yesterday, their train — the Dinajpur- bound Ekata express — was supposed to be gone.
But the three, sweating

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Eyeing for tickets much in advance!

Like each year, it’s the same old ticket story.
The city counters are now full of people who want to move out of the city much before the Eid vacations, having failed to lay their hands on advance tickets just before Eid — between August 27 and 30. Take Suzaul Islam, for minstance. A student of Jagannath University, Suzaul said he would go home — in

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