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Horror at Mirpur zoo as elephant bashes boy to death during Eid performance

Dhaka, April 11 -- An elephant has bashed a boy to death at the Bangladesh National Zoo in Mirpur. The incident occurred around 10:30am on Eid day on Thursday. The boy was the son of an elephant han... Read More


No one should be deprived of Eid joy, says President Shahabuddin

Dhaka, April 11 -- President Mohammed Shahabuddin has urged affluent people in society to come forward to stand by the poor. The president called upon people of all classes, rich and poor, to come to... Read More


Eid-ul-Fitr arrives again to lift spirits

Dhaka, April 11 -- After a month of fasting in Ramadan, the biggest Muslim festival Eid-ul-Fitr has brought the joy of sharing to Bangladesh. Hundreds of thousands of people have left Dhaka and other ... Read More


ADB forecasts 6.1% growth for Bangladesh in FY2024

Dhaka, April 11 -- The Asian Development Bank has forecast a GDP growth rate of 6.1 percent for Bangladesh in the 2023-24 fiscal year. In its Asian Development Outlook for April, released on Thursday... Read More


Rangpur Eid congregation restricted as dispute over imam lingers on

Dhaka, April 11 -- The local administration has put restrictions on an Eid-ul-Fitr congregation at an Eidgah ground in Rangpur's Pirgacha Upazila following a dispute between rival groups over who will... Read More


Shopping spree fades in Dhaka on eve of Eid

Dhaka, April 11 -- On the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, known as Chand Raat, Dhaka's markets typically bustle with crowds of shoppers. However, the scene was notably subdued on Wednesday, with fewer shoppers cr... Read More


Awami League serves people, works for their welfare, says Hasina

Dhaka, April 11 -- As a political party, the Awami League stands beside the people, serves them and works for their welfare, says Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. "Innumerable leaders and activists of t... Read More


Six children killed, 15 injured as school bus overturns in India's Haryana

Dhaka, April 11 -- At least six children have been killed and 15 others injured after a school bus overturned in the Indian state of Haryana, the Hindustan Times reports. The bus, belonging to the GL... Read More


Modi wishes for stronger India-Bangladesh friendship in Eid-ul-Fitr letter to Hasina

Dhaka, April 10 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent "warm" Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to Bangladeshis in a letter to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina. "As we celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with ... Read More


US sends seized Iranian weapons to Ukraine

Dhaka, April 10 -- The US has transferred to Ukraine thousands of infantry weapons and more than 500,000 rounds of ammunition that were seized more than a year ago as they were being shipped by Iran t... Read More