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Mosques in Mumbai turn down volume for azaan after Raj Thackeray's demands

Sitting in an office lined with books overlooking a giant prayer hall, Mohammed Ashfaq Kazi, the main preacher at the largest mosque in Mumbai, checked a decibel meter attached to the loudspeakers before he gave the call to worship.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Top 5 must-see places to visit in Kishoreganj

Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Mosques in Mumbai turn down volume for azaan after Raj Thackeray's demands

Sitting in an office lined with books overlooking a giant prayer hall, Mohammed Ashfaq Kazi, the main preacher at the largest mosque in Mumbai, checked a decibel meter attached to the loudspeakers before he gave the call to worship.

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019

A peek into Mughal Dhaka

Nestled between Tin Netar Mazar and court buildings, the mosque-and-tomb compound of Haji Khwaja Shahbaz takes one back to the Mughal era, perhaps because there are no high-rises directly overshadowing its premises.

July 4, 2016
July 4, 2016

Muslim doctor shot near Houston mosque on way to prayer

A Muslim man on his way to morning prayer is shot and stabbed outside a mosque in Houston, Texas.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Khadem killed muezzin for mosque fund: Cops

Lalbagh police arrest four people including the "mastermind" in connection with the murder of a muezzin in Old Dhaka's Islampur on April 5.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

Muezzin killed over personal enmity: Cops

The muezzin who was killed inside an Old Dhaka mosque yesterday might have been killed out of personal enmity, police said ruling out any militant link.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Muezzin killed inside mosque

Unidentified assailants stabbed a muezzin to death inside a mosque in Old Dhaka's Islampur yesterday.

April 4, 2016
April 4, 2016

Muezzin killed inside Old Dhaka mosque

Unknown assailants have stabbed dead a muezzin inside a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Islampur area. Police recovered the body from the stairs of the mosque. However, any motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Saudi attack: Bangladeshis ‘safe’

No Bangladesh national are either killed or injured in the deadly attack at a mosque in Al Hasa, some 350 km off Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

Thieves walk away with Prophet’s 1,400-yr-old footprint from mosque

Thieves walk away with a 1,400-year-old footprint of Prophet Mohammad, founder of Islam, from a historic mosque located on the banks of the Ganges in Patna.