Eid-ul-Fitr 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

June 3, 2019
June 3, 2019

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.

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

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.

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

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.

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

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.

May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

Minimum Fitra fixed at Tk 70

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

May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019

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.

May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019

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.

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