Eid | The Daily Star
  • World Cup fever expected to rock 5 lakh TV sales

    Television sellers are expecting about 500,000 more unit sales on the occasion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and Eid-ul Fitr, amounting to almost half of the country's total annual consumption this year. Top TV brands said roughly seven to eight hundred thousand television units are sold in the market annually, with a 30 percent growth this year because of the upcoming football mega show.

  • CJ joins PM's reception on Eid day

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha exchanged greetings on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha on Saturday.

  • Roads of death!

    Eid holidays inevitably bring us both joy and sorrow. Sorrow because there are so many road accidents taking away precious lives.

  • Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

    Pakistan begins Eid in mourning as the death toll from an oil tanker explosion rose to 153, with scores more injured after they were caught in a fireball while scooping up spilt fuel.

  • All for a blissful Eid

    Little Raihan looked restless. While waiting at Gabtoli Bus Terminal for around three hours, the five-year-old was asking his father the same question over and over again.

  • Heavy rush, slow traffic

    Traffic went haywire on some highways yesterday due to a huge rush of passengers, causing sufferings to the holidaymakers going home to celebrate this Eid with their loved ones. Till afternoon, people boarded buses and left the capital without facing much trouble at the exit points. But an agonising ride awaited them on the highways.

  • Keep outdoor services open after Eid holidays

    Outdoor services at all public hospitals will remain open the next day of Eid to minimise sufferings that the patients may encounter

  • Eid-Ul-Fitr 2018 Travel

    Woes of Eid travellers

    Every year before the Eid holidays hundreds of thousands of people leave the capital to celebrate Eid with their friends and families outside of Dhaka city. The rush of people leaving Dhaka right before Eid, therefore, is a common and predictable phenomenon. But because of poor preparations on part of the authorities, their journeys are never made easy and, in fact, often turn tragic.

  • Empty Roads: What Do They Really Mean?

    If you come across empty roads in Dhaka, it can only mean one of these two things: a zombie invasion and people have shut

  • Mysteries behind ‘Budget Shopping’ revealed!

    Eid is almost always synonymous to wearing new outfits, donning the latest jewelry, buying the trendiest shoes, bags and what not!

  • Bangladesh Railway

    Eid advance train tickets from June 22

    Bangladesh Railway authorities will begin selling advance train tickets from June 22 to ensure hassle-free journey for Eid-ul-Fitr holidaymakers.

  • Minimum Fitra fixed Tk 70

    Fitra fixed at Tk 65

    This year's Fitra has been fixed at minimum Tk 65 per head and maximum Tk 1,650.

  • Rizvi Ahmed

    Anti-militant crackdown ploy for money making: BNP

    BNP alleges that the government has given law enforcers a chance to indulge in ‘arrest trade’ as their Eid tips in the name of ongoing crackdown on militants.

  • [Watch] Eid trends of 2016

    Every Ramadan, with the publication of Star Eid Celebrations, we bring to you the yearly dose of a fashion extravaganza that showcases the newest trends. This season marks the addition of a new segment, Star Lifestyle Plus, dedicated to your exclusive Ramadan needs.

  • [WATCH] India inaugurates ‘Eid Visa Camp’ for Bangladeshis

    India launches ‘Eid Visa Camp’, the first of its kind, to ease Bangladeshi national’s travel to the country during the Eid holidays.

  • CNG filling stations to stay open 24hrs from July 1-10

    The CNG refueling stations across the country will remain open round the clock for 10 days from July 1 to ensure smooth journey of people during the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Fierce clashes for control of Kunduz

    Fierce fighting is continuing between Afghan forces and the Taliban in parts of Afghanistan's northern city of Kunduz, despite government claims that it had regained control of the city.

  • Motorcyclists without helmet no fuel

    Stay safe from mugging

    Eid is just around the corner, and as if on cue, so and are potential muggers on every street corner waiting to pounce.

  • Keep Dhaka clean this Eid

    To keep the city clean and speed up the management of waste, blood and leftovers disposal after slaughters of sacrificial cattle during the Eid, both the city corporations – Dhaka North and Dhaka South, have taken several measures.

  • Makeup Tips and Tricks

    To look gorgeous on your special day you must look after to some special aspects for your makeup, which is very essential. You should know the tricks and techniques to make yourself more beautiful than others. To keep yourself fresh and oil-free there’s some tips which would help you a lot.

  • 17 ‘doping gang members’ held in Dhaka

    Detectives claim detention of 17 people involved with Aggyan Party and Malam Party (doping gangs) from different areas of Dhaka.

  • Sick after eating: Cattle trader dies in RMCH

    A cattle trader, who among the 30 people who fell unconscious after having breakfast at a Rajshahi hotel yesterday, dies.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Stand beside street children with Shakib

    Bangladesh cricket team’s champion allrounder Shakib Al Hasan wants you to extend your helping hand for the street children this Eid.

  • road accidents in Bangladesh

    Highway accidents: The insane ideas

    Every day as holidayers returned from home, scores died in road crashes. And this prompted the government to make some insanely funny decisions.

  • Eid transaction over Tk 1 trillion

    Transaction during the recent Eid season surpassed Tk 1 trillion, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman says.

  • In agony, family misses Rajon

    For the first time, Eid brings no joy to the family of Rajon, the 13-year-old boy who was beaten to death brutally in broad day light in northeastern city of Sylhet.

  • Kolkata villagers’ Eid prayers at Red Fort replica

    Residents of a village in West Bengal have performed Eid prayers before a “life size” replica of the historic Red Fort of New Delhi.

  • Eid celebrated in full gear despite rain

    After early morning special eid prayers in mosques and other outdoor locations, Muslims across the country celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitr in full gear greeting each other saying 'Eid Mubarak'.

  • Journey home made terrible

    People rushing for home to celebrate Eid feel the pinch of inadequate transport and road capacity as well the poorly manned traffic at some points of their journey but for Masud Rana the trip was horrible all through right from the beginning.

  • Eid today

    The holy Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in the country on Saturday as the Shawwal moon was sighted in Bangladesh sky on Friday.

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