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Banks return to 10am-6pm schedule after Eid holidays

Dhaka, June 19 -- The banking sector has returned to its traditional schedule after a two-year hiatus following the Eid-ul-Azha holidays. From now on, banks will be open from 10am to 6pm. However, t... Read More


10.4m animals sacrificed for Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka, June 18 -- The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock says that 10,408,918 animals were sacrificed across Bangladesh during Eid-ul-Azha this year. "Last year, the number of sacrifices across the ... Read More


Sector commander KM Shafiullah in ICU

Dhaka, June 18 -- Maj Gen (Retd) KM Shafiullah, one of the noted sector commanders in the Liberation War, has been admitted to the intensive care unit, or ICU, at a Dhaka hospital. Shafiullah, who is... Read More


PM Hasina exchanges Eid greetings with Awami League activists, leaders

Dhaka, June 17 -- Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina has exchanged greetings with party activists and leaders on Eid-ul-Azha. Senior party leaders visited the premier at her offi... Read More


Prayers for world peace at Eid congregation

Dhaka, June 17 -- With calls for sacrifice and a message of joy, another Eid-ul-Azha has ushered in days of festivities for millions of Muslims of all ages, classes, and professions. The main congreg... Read More


Schools closed for nearly 3 weeks from Thursday

Dhaka, June 12 -- Schools across Bangladesh will enjoy a long holiday from Thursday for Eid-ul-Azha and the summer break. According to the government's schedule, students will have nearly three straig... Read More


Main Eid-ul-Azha congregation at National Eidgah

Dhaka, June 12 -- The main Eid-ul-Azha prayer congregation - in which some 35,000 devotees are set to take part - will be held at the National Eidgah ground in Dhaka's Supreme Court premises at 7:30am... Read More


Will remove Eid animal waste in 24 hours, vows Dhaka South Mayor Taposh

Dhaka, June 12 -- Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has announced that the waste created by the sacrifice of animals on Eid-ul-Azha will be removed from the capital's streets... Read More


Deadline for Class XI admission applications extended by two days

Dhaka, June 11 -- The government has extended the deadline for applications for the first phase of admissions to Class XI for students who passed their Secondary School Certificate and equivalent exam... Read More


70 more Upazilas freed of homelessness and landlessness, says PM Hasina

Dhaka, June 11 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that 70 more Upazilas in 23 districts are free of homelessness and landlessness, taking the total count to 58 districts and 464 Upazilas. ... Read More