Durga puja festival | The Daily Star
  • Bangladesh Police IG Mohammad Javed Patwari

    IGP asks police to monitor social media during Durga Puja

    The Inspector General of Police yesterday directed law enforcers to monitor social networking sites so that none can spread rumours to disturb the communal harmony centering the upcoming Durga Puja, using Facebook and other social networking sites.

  • 2 shot during Durga Puja celebrations

    Two people, including a woman, sustained bullet injuries after a gang of local criminals opened fire in Chittagong city's Nandankanun during Durga Puja celebrations early yesterday.

  • Durga Puja ends with immersion of idols

    Bijoya Dashami celebrated

    The five-day-long Durga Puja, the greatest of the Hindu festivals, ends with the solemn immersion of Goddess Durga idols in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country.

  • Durga Puja begins

    Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of the Hindu community, begins today with enthusiasm and much religious fervour across the country.

  • Attack on Satkhira temple

    We are unnerved by the news from Satkhira where six idols of a Hindu temple have been desecrated by miscreants only hours before the start of the Durga Puja.

  • Ma Durga: Pliant soil to goddess with reverent touch of artisan (video)

    Artisans are busy in Chittagong city making idols for the Durga puja festival around the clock.