Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 | The Daily Star
  • 221 killed in road crashes

    221 killed in road crashes during Eid: Report

    A total of 221 people are killed in road crashes across the country during the 12 days of Eid season, a passenger welfare body says.

  • Activities resume at Benapole land port after 6 days

    Export and import activities have resumed at Benapole land port after six days’ vacation for the holy Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • File Photo of Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    BNP slams govt for confusion over moon sighting

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir comes down heavily on the government for confusing people in sighting the moon of Eid-ul-Fitr and says it is an outcome of the absence of good governance in the country.

  • Rain dampens Eid celebrations

    The celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of Muslims, was dampened by incessant rainfall since the morning.

  • Holy Shab-e-Meraj

    Eid today

    Holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of Muslims, to be celebrated today (Wednesday) as Shawwal moon is sighted in different areas in Bangladesh sky, State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah says in a revised message.

  • Transport sector in Bangladesh

    Extortion on rise ahead of Eid

    With a brinjal-loaded truck, driver Sabuj Mia came to the capital’s Karwan Bazar kitchen market from Tangail’s Madhupur early Sunday.

  • Eid Journey 2019

    Going home, mostly happy

    With his seven-month-old nephew on his lap, Mohammad Shohag, along with his siblings, was seen waiting at the Kamalapur Railway Station to catch the Nilphamari-bound Nilsagar Express.

  • Bangladesh's Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 on June 05

    Moon sighting committee to meet tomorrow

    A meeting of the National Moon Sighting Committee will be held tomorrow evening to fix the date of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of Muslims.

  • Bangladesh Transport Workers

    Commuters being charged extra fare ahead of Eid

    Transport workers have been charging extra fare from the passengers ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr as hundreds of people were seen waiting on the city roads due to lack of transport.

  • Dhaka-Aricha highway

    AC bus catches fire in Manikganj

    An air-conditioned bus caught fire on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Shaturia upazila of Manikganj.

  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 holidaymakers sufferings

    Eid rush continues, 6 trains delayed so far

    At least six trains have been delayed so far as holidaymakers flock Kamalapur Railway Station on their way home to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with their near and dear ones.

  • Eid fashion in Dhaka

    Embracing your earthy-self

    Ah! A summer Eid in Dhaka. Bright mornings that begin with warm greetings, and delicious, lavish breakfasts are reminiscent of childhood and happiness. Sunny afternoons that are redolent with silvery smiles and rustle of crisp new muslin saris perfumed sweet from the cardamom and rosewater.

  • Eid-ul-Fitr 2019 Rush Driving

    Quader urges disciplined driving in Eid rush

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has called for disciplined driving during the rush of home-goers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Anti-Corruption Commission at Kamalapur

    Railway minister admits glitch in Eid ticket sale thru’ app

    Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujan has acknowledged the glitch in sale of advance train tickets through app and said the unsold tickets will be on sale at counters after five days from today.

  • Amount of Fitra 2019 in Bangladesh

    Minimum Fitra fixed at Tk 70

    This year, the minimum Fitra has been fixed at Tk 70 per person.

  • BIWTA special service

    BIWTA to provide special service to home goers from May 30

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will provide special service to waterway passengers from May 30 aiming to ensure their safe journey during the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Eid Advanced train tickets

    Eid tickets to be sold at different stations in Dhaka this year

    Advanced train tickets for Eid-ul-Fitr will be sold from different stations for the first time this year, Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan says.