Ashura

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Historic graves at Old Dhaka's Hussaini Dalan that often go unnoticed

Hussaini Dalan is not just a Shiite centre in Dhaka; it is also a Dhaka landmark, spanning centuries of history. While its religious programmes, especially during Muharram and more particularly Ashura are unparalleled, Hussaini Dalan as a Dhaka heritage is extraordinary as well.

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

Tajia procession brought out in Dhaka

Members of the Shia community bring out Tajia processions in Dhaka amid tight security, marking the holy Ashura.

September 9, 2019
September 9, 2019

Holy Ashura tomorrow

Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), will be observed in the country tomorrow with due religious fervour and solemnity.

October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

Holy Ashura observed

Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), is observed across the country with due religious fervour and solemnity.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

‘Maximum security steps taken centering Ashura’

Maximum security measures have been taken centering Ashura to be observed on Sunday commemorating martyrdom of martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Hossaini Dalan blast victim dies at DMCH

A man, who was injured in Hossaini Dalan bomb blasts on the day of holy Ashura, dies at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

October 28, 2015
October 28, 2015

Progress can't be stopped with bomb attacks: PM

Noting that the recent bomb attack on a Tajia procession was aimed at tarnishing Bangladesh's image, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asserts that the Bangladesh's progress cannot be stopped with such bombings.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

US updates security alert after Hossaini Dalan blasts

The United States has updated its security alert for its citizens residing in Bangladesh after the bomb attack on Shia Muslim community in Old Dhaka.

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

US, UK condemn bomb attack

US Ambassador and British High Commissioner to Bangladesh condemned the bomb attack that killed one person and injured 87 others in front of Huseni Dalan in old Dhaka.

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

Blasts aimed at destabilising country: DMP

Terming the blasts at Dhaka’s Huseni Dalan as a planned attack, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia says a vested quarter carried out the attack to destabilise the country.