Eid holidays | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Advance train, bus ticket sale begins

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

  • Eid lull before action starts

    The country's top cricketers, including Bangladesh national squad members, were enjoying their Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in the capital and

  • Out canvassing in Eid time

    Leaders of major political parties used the Eid holidays to campaign for the parliamentary elections scheduled for 2019.

  • Road crashes claim 41 lives in 4 days

    At least 41 people were killed and dozens injured in road accidents in different districts in last four days, including Eid holidays from

  • Trains leave Dhaka on time as Eid rush starts

    No hitch on the train communication from Dhaka so far, as Eid holidaymakers start leaving the capital to make vacation on the second day today.

  • Four new banks in bangladesh 2018

    Banks to remain open on July 2, 3

    All bank branches to remain open on July 2 and 3 in industrial areas of Dhaka, Chittagong, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Savar, to facilitate disbursement of salaries to garment workers.

  • Eid-ul-Fitr, Bangladesh government

    Civil servants to get 9-day Eid holiday

    Good news for civil servants! The government declares a long nine-day holiday for Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest Muslim religious festival, starting from July 1.

  • [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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BAU halls vacated amid BCL tension

    Authorities of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) in Mymensingh vacated all halls this morning a week before Eid holidays to avoid untoward incidents in the campus centring infighting between BCL factions.

  • The season of manmade disasters

    That time is upon us again. Not just to witness people hitting markets for shopping, but also to see them leaving in droves for homes to see their dear ones.

  • Stop plying faulty vessels

    We are used to hearing assurances offered by the operators of various transport services as well as the relevant authorities in the administration that faulty vessels would not be allowed to run, particularly during the Eid holidays.