month of ramadan | The Daily Star
  • Islamic State

    Islamic State calls for attacks in West during Ramadan

    An audio message purporting to come from the spokesman of Islamic State calls on followers to launch attacks in the United States, Europe, Russia, Australia, Iraq, Syria, Iran, and the Philippines during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which began in late May.

  • Ramadan 2018 office timing

    Ramadan office timing 9am to 3:30pm

    The government fixes office timings for this Ramadan from 9:00am to 3:30pm.There would be a 15-minute prayer break from 1:15pm. The new timing would be effective for all the government, semi-government, autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions.


    Standing on the bank of the Buriganga in Old Dhaka, Islampur still remains a commercial hub for wholesale trade of fabrics

  • Minimum Fitra fixed Tk 70

    Fitra fixed at minimum Tk 65

    This year's minimum Fitra has been fixed at Tk 65 per head while the maximum is Tk 1,650.

  • Profiteers feast on sugar

    Taking advantage of increased demand for sugar during Ramadan, many of the traders are making extra profits from the sweetener -- a practice that prompted strong warnings from Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed.

  • Anti-adulteration drives to go on

    The government will continue with the month-long special anti-adulteration drives across the country as a section of unscrupulous traders do brisk business by selling substandard food during the month of Ramadan.

  • Khaleda invites Hasina to iftar party

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday invited Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to her iftar party scheduled for June 11.

  • Ramadan items dearer

    Consumers are paying more for some essentials such as chickpea, sugar, garlic and khesari pulse as their prices have gone up on the eve of Ramadan, which starts today.