Eid-ul-Azha 2022

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

US$ 1.64bn remittance received in 21 days of July: Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh received US$ 1.64 billion inward remittance till July 21, due to  Eid-ul-Azha when Bangladeshi migrants sent more money to families to celebrate one of the biggest festival of Muslims, according to data from Bangladesh Bank.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Prompt clean-up of Dhaka proof that change is possible

Take similar steps to clean roadside garbage on a daily basis

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Don’t normalise deadly Eid journeys

Continued road casualties proof of poor planning and lax monitoring

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.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

“Flawed management caused traffic jam during Eid, not roads”

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader today (July 12, 2022) blamed the traffic gridlock on highways ahead of Eid-ul-Azha on the “flawed management and lack of coordination”, not condition of the roads.

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Dhaka clean-up will start from 2pm today: Taposh

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said that cleaners will start to remove the waste of sacrificial animals from 2pm today (July 10, 2022).

July 10, 2022
July 10, 2022

Nation celebrating Eid-ul-Azha

The holy Eid-ul-Azha, second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today (July 10, 2022).

July 8, 2022
July 8, 2022

Eid home rush: 25km tailback on east of Bangabandhu Bridge

A 25km long tailback was created on the east side of Bangabandhu Bridge on the Dhaka-Tangail highway today (July 8, 2022) following huge pressure of vehicles on both sides of the bridge ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Motorcycles on Padma Bridge unlikely before Eid

The government is unlikely to allow motorcycles on Padma Bridge before Eid-ul-Azha.   

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Staying a day at Kamalapur station to buy advance tickets

Abdus Sabur Sarkar, employee of a private bank, came to Dhaka's Kamalapur Railway Station from Narayanganj's Fatullah around 6am today (July 2, 2022) to buy advance train tickets.