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  • President, PM greet countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

    President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has greeted the countrymen as well as the Muslims across the world on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the greatest festival of the Muslim Ummah.

    In separate messages, they prayed for continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country and the Muslim Ummah.

  • Human chain demands punishment for Rajon killers

    Youth Action For Social Change, an awareness building Rajshahi-based social organisation, has formed a human chain, demanding exemplary punishment for the killers of Rajon.

    The human chain was staged in the city's Alupatti More area around 12:30pm Thursday.

    Speakers at the human chain protested the killing of the 13-year-old boy and sought quick trial of the culprits.

  • Evening Brief

    Eid ul-Fitr on Saturday

    Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims which also marks the end of Ramadan fasting, will be celebrated in the country on Saturday as the Shawwal moon has been spotted in the night sky.

    Security tightened ahead of Eid

    Law enforcement agencies, including Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police have taken special security measures across the country for smooth celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • 4 killed in Sirajganj bus plunge

    At least three people have been killed and 25 others injured after a passenger bus plunged intoa roadside ditch in the district's Kamarkhand Upazila.

    Of the deceased, one has been identified as Nirob, 5, son of Md Jewel, of Gaibandha.

    OC Helaluddin of Bangabandhu Bridge ( Paschimparh) police outpost, said: “The Gaibandha-bound bus from Dhaka veered off the Dhaka-Rajshahi Highway and plunged into a ditch around 5pm Friday after the driver lost his control over the steering.

  • Eid ul-Fitr on Saturday

    Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims which also marks the end of Ramadan fasting, will be celebrated in the country on Saturday as the Shawwal moon has been spotted in the night sky.

    The national moon sighting committee made the decision at a meeting at the Islamic Foundation this evening after reviewing information of the Shawwal moon sighting.

  • BGB hands over two Myanmar soldiers to BGP

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) handed over two members of Myanmar army, who were rescued near the Bangladesh-Myanmar-India border in Bandarban district on Tuesday, to Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) on Friday.

    BGB handed over the soldiers to BGP in a short flag meeting held at Mytri Bridge of Ghungdum Border area around 11:40am.

  • Moon sighting body sits in evening

    The National Moon Sighting Committee will sit Friday evening to fix the date of Eid ul-Fitr.

    Religious Affairs Minister Principal Matiur Rahman, also chairman of the National Moon Sighting Committee, will preside over the meeting at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque complex in the city at 7:30pm.

    After reviewing reports of sighting the Shawwal moon from across the country, the committee will fix the date of Eid ul-Fitr, reported BSS.

  • Security tightened ahead of Eid

    Law enforcement agencies, including Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and police have taken special security measures across the country for smooth celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr.

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Haque said that all the possible measures have been taken to ensure security on the occasion of the eid.

  • Jumatul Wida observed

    Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, has been observed across the country with religious zeal and fervour amidst tight security measures.

    Hundreds of Muslims thronged into different mosques especially Baitul Mokarram National Mosque to offer Jumma prayers as the day was very significant for them.

    Special Prayers also offered at different mosques seeking peace and prosperity of the nation as well as the Muslim Ummah.

  • 2 special trains to Sholakia on Eid day

    Two special trains will be operated on the Eid day to and from Sholakia in Kishoreganj to facilitate the Muslims' joining the country's largest Eid congregation.

    The trains will start from Bhairab and Mymensingh stations respectively early on Eid day morning and return after the congregations end, reports BSS.

  • German MPs debate Greek bailout vote

    German MPs have started debating a motion on whether to allow negotiations on Greece's €86bn (£60bn) bailout deal.

    Germany is one of several eurozone states that must give the green light before the rescue deal can go ahead.

    Greek MPs voted for the bailout, including hard-hitting austerity measures, on Thursday. However, the government lost its majority.

    The German vote comes hours after the news that Greek banks, shut nearly three weeks ago, will reopen on Monday.

  • Midday Brief

    Rajon murder: Another accused detained

    Another accused in the sensational Rajon murder case has been detained in Sylhet.

    Eid celebrated at some places in 5 districts 

    The people of Bhola, Laksmipur, Chandpur, Barisal and Patuakhali districts celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday in line with the “schedule of Saudi Arabia”.

    UNSC to vote Monday on Iran deal 

  • Rajon killing: Locals detain another accused Ali

    Another accused in the sensational Rajon murder case has been detained by the locals in Sylhet.

    Police said locals caught accused Ali Haider alias Ali at his Sheikhpara house of sadar upazila in the district on Friday morning.

    Later, the villagers handed him over to the Jalalabad police station around 10:45am.

    Jalalabad OC Akhter Hossain confirmed this to the Dhaka Tribune.

  • Eid celebrated at some places in 5 districts

    The people of Bhola, Laksmipur, Chandpur, Barisal and Patuakhali districts celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Friday in line with the “schedule of Saudi Arabia”.

    Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan and UK on Friday after Shawal moon was sighted in various parts of the Middle East on Thursday evening.

    Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the country Saturday if the moon of the month of Shawal is sighted in Bangladesh sky Friday.

  • UNSC to vote Monday on Iran deal

    The UN Security Council scheduled a vote for first thing Monday morning on a resolution endorsing the Iran nuclear deal.

    The resolution was circulated to council members Wednesday by the United States. Members were also briefed by both Iran and the other countries that negotiated the landmark agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program.

    With all five veto-wielding permanent members of the Security Council involved in the marathon Iran negotiations, the resolution's adoption Monday was almost certain.

  • Saudi Arabia celebrates Eid on Friday

    Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan and UK on Friday after Shawal moon was sighted in various parts of the Middle East on Thursday evening.

    The government controlled Dubai media office confirmed in a belated fashion that the UAE will be celebrating Eid on Friday, reports The Express Tribune.

    The announcement was made after Saudi Arabia confirmed sighting the moon, said the Khaleej Times.

  • Greek banks set to reopen on Monday

    Greek banks, which shut nearly three weeks ago, are due to reopen on Monday after the European Central Bank (ECB) raised the level of emergency funding available.

    However, credit controls limiting cash withdrawals to €60 (£41) a day will only be eased gradually, officials say.

    Earlier, eurozone ministers also agreed a €7bn (£5bn) bridging loan from an EU-wide fund to keep finances afloat.

    On Friday, the German parliament will vote on a new bailout for Greece.

  • Jury finds Holmes guilty in movie massacre

    Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes was found guilty on Thursday of multiple counts of first degree murder, a verdict that enables prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the former graduate student who killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a midnight premiere of a Batman film in 2012.

    After a three-month trial in which hundreds of witnesses testified and thousands of pieces of evidence were presented, jurors deliberated for about a day and a half, then found Holmes guilty on all 165 counts against him.

  • Four Marines killed in US shooting

    A gunman has killed four US Marines and injured several others at two US Navy buildings in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    A local district lawyer said the shootings were being investigated as an "act of domestic terrorism".

    The gunman, who was shot dead, was named as 24-year-old Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez by the FBI and local reports said he was born in the Middle East.

    President Barack Obama said the attack was "heartbreaking" and said the suspect appeared to be a "lone gunman".

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