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.
Export and import activities have resumed at Benapole land port after six days’ vacation for the holy Shab-e-Qadr and Eid-ul-Fitr.
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.
The celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of Muslims, was dampened by incessant rainfall since the morning.
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.
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.
With a brinjal-loaded truck, driver Sabuj Mia came to the capital’s Karwan Bazar kitchen market from Tangail’s Madhupur early Sunday.
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.
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.