Eid-ul-Azha 2018 | The Daily Star
  • Eid-time road crashes killed 259 people

    Despite some measures taken by the authorities to ensure road safety following the recent student movement, the number of road accidents and causalities has increased during the Eid rush this year compared to last year's figures, according to a passenger welfare platform.

  • Dhaka Sadarghat

    Man killed in Sadarghat launch accident

    A launch passenger is killed, a day before the Eid-ul-Azha, at Sadarghat launch terminal in Keraniganj when a launch hit another.

  • Eid-ul-Azha on August 22 moon sighted

    Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha tomorrow

    Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated in the country tomorrow.

  • Lalmoni Express due to overloading

    Homebound, undaunted

    For Saidul Islam, enduring suffering on way home to celebrate Eid is nothing new. He has been going through a similar experience over the years. This year, there is no exception.

  • Raging bull kills elderly man in Old Dhaka

    Raging bull kills elderly man in Old Dhaka

    An elderly person dies after a sacrificial bull for Eid-ul-Azha charges at him on a street in Old Dhaka.

  • CNG filling stations remain open 24-hour

    CNG filling stations to remain open for 24-hour during Eid

    The government decides to keep all Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations open for 24 hours before and after four days of Eid-ul-Azha, a press release says.

  • Eid Train Journey Late 2018,

    Eid holidaymakers suffer as trains run late

    Eid holidaymakers opting to journey by train are suffering immensely as many trains were running hours late. Till 1:30pm, at least 28 trains have left Kamalapur Railway Station and of them six were late.

  • Traffic Jam on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Eid Journey 2018

    Tailback persists on Dhaka-Tangail highway

    Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway persists through morning, mounting woes on the holidaymakers during the ongoing Eid journey. Last reported, the tailback reached 20 kilometres after a collision between a bus and a truck on Bangabandhu bridge link road in the wee hours.

  • Homegoers suffer as trains run late

    Safiur Rahman arrived at Kamalapur Railway Station from Keraniganj at 7:30am yesterday to catch a special train to go to his home in Kurigram for Eid holidays.

  • Games to make your boring Eid better

    The season of infinite beef bhunas and house invites are here. Eid-Ul-Azha is that time of the year where you are thrust into so many family gatherings that by the end of the day, you just want to relax all by yourself with some video games. So with that here are a couple of games that we recommend for all platforms for the coming week.

  • Big Bull, Big Price: Tk 28 lakh for ‘Bazarer Raja’

    Cattle traders charge high price in the cattle markets of Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, while supply of cattle is still moderate.

  • Sacrificial Animal waste to be cleaned in 24 hours

    Animal waste to be cleaned in 24hrs: Khokon

    Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon today asked the concerned employees of the city corporation to remove the waste of sacrificial animals within 24 hours of the day of Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Eid Cattle Markets in Dhaka

    Price of cows on the rise, supply moderate

    The prices of cows at the cattle markets in Dhaka for Eid-ul-Azha are observed to be higher than in the previous year, though the supply is moderate.

  • Home-goers begin Eid journey on trains

    Eager to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with their families, homebound passengers throng in thousands at the Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on the first day of Eid journey on trains.

  • Agriculture loan interest rate

    Banks to remain open on Saturday

    Bangladesh Bank directs banks to keep their selective branches open on August 18 (Saturday), a public holiday, to facilitate payment of salaries, wages and festival allowances to garment workers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

  • Traffic Jam on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

    Cops take measures for safe, hassle-free journey of Eid holidaymakers

    Police have taken different measures to ensure safety on roads and hassle-free journey for holidaymakers ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha.

  • slaughtering sacrificial animals in 11 cities

    2,954 spots for slaughtering sacrificial animals in 11 cities

    The government fixes 2,954 spots in 11 city corporations of the country for slaughtering sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha to speed up the disposal of waste, blood and leftovers after the slaughters.

  • Eid Journey Traffic Jam on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

    25-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway

    Hundreds of passengers are stuck in a 25-kilometre tailback on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway. The tailback that ensued on Wednesday stretched from Meghna-Gumti Bridge toll plaza to Jinglatoli in Daudkandi upazila.

  • Eid Special Hyderabadi Biryani Recipe

    Biryani Bonanza

    It is believed that Mughals were the first to introduce biryani in North India, whereas South India was exposed to its brilliance through the Arabs.

  • Eid Special TV Programme 2018

    The perfect TV shows for Eid

    Cooking shows are more popular than ever before. Children too take part in these cooking shows and many seem to be amazingly gifted in the culinary art. However, not all children have the skills needed to cook a dish worthy of being served at a Michelin star restaurant.

  •  Advance Eid train ticket sale

    Control room to ensure smooth Eid traffic

    Authorities today set up a central control room in Dhaka to ensure smooth traffic for holidaymakers during the journey of Eid-ul-Azha.

  • onion price in bangladesh

    Lax monitoring blamed for onion price hike ahead of Eid

    Both the homegrown and imported onions are getting pricey ahead of Eid-ul-Azha despite the fact that government allowed a duty free import of Indian onion.

  • Dhaka cattle market

    25 cattle markets for Eid in Dhaka

    There will be arrangements of 25 permanent and makeshift markets of sacrificial animals in Dhaka Metropolitan area ahead of this year’s Eid-ul-Azha.

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    Whimsical TABLESCAPE

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  • Bangladesh Traffic Week

    Unfit vehicles won’t be allowed: Police chief

    Any unfit vehicle will not be allowed to run on the streets of Bangladesh ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammad Javed Patwar says.

  • Bangladesh Cattle Market

    No shortage of cattle this Eid

    The country is unlikely to face a shortage of cattle during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as the supply of locally-reared cattle is quite enough to meet the demand for sacrificial animals, say officials.

  • Eid-ul-Azha on August 22 moon sighted

    Eid-ul-Azha on Aug 22

    The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on August 22 (Wednesday) with due solemnity and religious fervour.

  • Eid-ul-Azha on August 22 moon sighted

    Eid-ul-Azha in Saudi Arabia Aug 21

    Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on August 21 (Tuesday) as the moon for the month of Zilhaj is sighted there on Saturday evening.

  • Queues for advance tickets swell, as does suffering

    Frustration and misery know no bounds when it comes to availing train tickets before Eid. Take Rosy Akhter, for example. The 45-year-old housewife reached Kamalapur Railway Station at 6:00am in the morning and found herself at 379th place in the unofficial queue exclusively for women.

  • Cashless Eid-ul-Azha

    Digital payment methods have had a significant impact on the lives of Bangladeshis almost since the service's introduction in the

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