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  • Priest killed, devotee shot

    Criminals slit the throat of a Hindu priest at a temple in Debiganj of Panchagarh just after dawn yesterday and fled the scene firing shots and exploding homemade bombs, which injured two devotees. Deceased Jogeswar Dasadhikari, 50, is the latest victim of a recent string of attacks on clerics and prayer houses of minorities in Bangladesh over the last few months.

  • Ijtema ends with prayer for peace

    Several lakh devotees sought world peace, forgiveness and divine blessings for mankind and the Muslim Ummah as the first phase of Biswa Ijtema ended yesterday with the Akheri Munajat.

  • Tongi abuzz with Muslim devotees

    Ignoring cold, lakhs of devotees from home and abroad yesterday joined the first day of Biswa Ijtema on the Turag bank in Tongi to seek divine blessings.