Eid holidays

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Back to work after Eid holidays

The couple of days after Eid holidays are over, in countries like Bangladesh where a large section of urban dwellers rush back to their rural roots for festivals, offices often open up to slow pace of work and a temporarily smaller workforce. For those of us stuck at work because somebody must man the ship, it can get very boring very fast, especially if work pressure is lower than usual. Here is how to make that time a bit more bearable.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Pvt bus operators to start advance Eid ticket sale from June 24

Private bus operators will start selling advance bus tickets from June 24, ahead of Eid-ul-Azha which is likely to be celebrated on July 9 or 10.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

339 killed in 277 road accidents

The number of road accidents during the Eid rush saw a sharp rise in last three years as the deaths increased significantly, a passengers' platform said yesterday.

June 19, 2018
June 19, 2018

3-Day Eid Vacation: 42 lives lost in road accidents

A number of students of schools and colleges in Chawra Barogachha union of Nilphamari wanted to do something different during the Eid holidays. They rented a pickup to go to popular tourist spot Swapnapuri in Dinajpur the day after Eid.

June 15, 2018
June 15, 2018

Bon voyage!

Ratna Khatun reached Kamalapur Railway Station at 8:00am from Savar along with her son, daughter and a granddaughter and immediately bought standing tickets of a Chapainawabganj-bound local train.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Accidents claimed 322 lives in 13 days

At least 322 people were killed and 759 others injured in 272 accidents on roads, waterways and railways across the country in 13

September 7, 2017
September 7, 2017

Nightmare on ferries

It was a journey Rafiqul Islam Nasir and his family members were not prepared to make on their return to the capital from Eid vacation at their hometown in Bagerhat.

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

Hard to cross the Padma

Thousands of passengers from 17 southwestern districts, who are returning to Dhaka after Eid-ul-Azha holidays, are suffering while

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Road accidents claim 29 lives in three days

Road accidents claimed the lives of at least 29 people and left dozens others injured during the three-day Eid vacation till Sunday.

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Advance train, bus ticket sale begins

Authorities have begun selling advance train and bus tickets for the holidaymakers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.