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Bangladesh U-19 continue winning streak

This is their third straight victory against West Indies in the 7-match ODI series Bangladesh U-19 beat West Indies U-19 by four wickets with 10 overs to spare in the 4th match of the seven-match youth ODI series at Georgetown on Monday. Chasing a small target of 143, Bangladesh boys had a setback as they […]

Muslims in Bangladesh are celebrating Eid-ul-Azha from Wednesday for three days with prayers, feasting and visiting family and friends. Eid-ul-Azha, translating to the ‘festival of sacrifice’ – one of the most auspicious festivals in the Islamic calendar– is popularly known as Kurbani Eid in Bangladesh. However, many villages in different districts celebrated Eid on Tuesday […]

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With preparations for Eid-ul-Azha in full swing across Pakistan, a scramble for buying sacrificial animals at the last-minute has begun.   Yet, much to the chagrin of the general public, several animals have reportedly also been stolen from homes, reports pTI.   This year, the average price of a “qurbani” or sacrificial animal begins from […]

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Muslims across the country are all geared up to start the festivities of Eid-ul-Azha, one of the most auspicious festivals in the Islamic calendar, at the daybreak on Wednesday.   Joy and celebrations will sweep the country as people mark the Eid with social visits, outings, dining and other leisure pursuits.   Well-off Muslims will […]

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Fakhruddin Ahmed and Moeen U Ahmed, two much discussed men in Bangladesh politics, have attended the Eid-ul-Azha congregation in separate states in the United States. Finance Minister AMA Muhith, who is in the US to attend World Bank and IMF meetings, has spent Eid in New York this year. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s son Sajeeb […]

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The BNP has said it would hold its Oct 25 rally in Dhaka ‘at any cost’ and warned the government against trying to thwart it. Tension is escalating in Bangladesh as the two main political parties have announced their intention to take to the streets on the same day. Opposition leader Khaleda Zia is expected […]

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Prices of animals in the cattle markets in capital Dhaka went up somewhat on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha following a last-minute flurry of buyers. But this did not cheer up cattle traders arriving from all parts of the country on Tuesday. Most said they were facing losses and not getting the right prices. Muslims in […]

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The debt ceiling explained in 90 seconds US Democrats have rejected a proposal from House of Representatives Republicans to extend the debt limit and reopen the federal government. The White House criticised what it called an attempt to appease a small group of conservatives, but praised a parallel bipartisan Senate plan. The White House balked […]

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Afghan security forces inspect the entrance of the mosque where Logar Governor Arsala Jamal was killed by a bomb The governor of Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province has been killed in a blast in a mosque, during prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Arsala Jamal was greeting worshippers in the mosque when a bomb […]

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Jessore district administration has taken caution to prevent rawhides being smuggled out through Benapole to India The biggest leather market in the country after Dhaka sits at Rajarhat in Jessore. Rawhides are traded here on Saturday and Tuesday a week. Greater Jessore Leather Businessmen’s Association General Secretary Alauddin Mukul said traders of 21 districts living […]

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The National Eidgah Maidan is ready for the main congregation of Eid-ul-Azha in Dhaka city. Around 100,000 Muslim devotees, including the President, Cabinet members, politicians, and diplomats will join the congregation. Tight security measures have been adopted in this connection. LGRD State Minister Jahangir Kabir Nanak visited the main congregation ground on Tuesday. Talking to […]

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Dhaka wore a deserted look on Tuesday as tens of thousands of people left the capital for country homes to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday with their dear and near ones, laying the city’s hustle and bustle to temporary rest. For operators of trains, buses and water vessels who were struggling to cope with the rush […]

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