Muslims

Maintaining tradition, Karnataka temple begins festival with holy Quran recital

The annual festival in southern Indian state Karnataka’s Chennakeshava Temple stuck to its age-old tradition by beginning with holy Quran recital, notwithstanding opposition from right-wing Hindu...

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Floral economy of Bengal

During the Mughal period, gardens were a ubiquitous element of the city landscape. Dhaka, once capital of the Bengal Subah, was no exception, and the names of some areas of the city such as Shahbag...

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Maintaining tradition, Karnataka temple begins festival with holy Quran recital

The annual festival in southern Indian state Karnataka’s Chennakeshava Temple stuck to its age-old tradition by beginning with holy Quran recital, notwithstanding opposition from right-wing Hindu...

April 21, 2019
April 21, 2019

Shab-e-Barat tonight

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune and forgiveness, will be observed in the country tonight with due religious fervour.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Shedding our prejudices

If you are in a drawing room and any other gathering of your friends or acquaintances, naturally the talk of the day would lurk around what is going on around the world.

July 13, 2016
July 13, 2016

Resist terrorism, militancy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina calls upon the people to be united in resisting terrorism and militancy to establish peace and security in the public life.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Turkey's Erdogan warns Muslims against birth control

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Muslims to reject contraception and have more children.

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

PM renews call for greater unity of Muslim Ummah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina renews her call for greater unity of the Muslim Ummah and its pursuit of the great Islamic values of fraternity, justice and inclusion. The premier also reiterates her ...

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Obama decries anti-Muslim rhetoric on first mosque visit

On his first trip to an American mosque since becoming president seven years ago, President Barack Obama offers an impassioned rebuttal of "inexcusable" Republican election rhetoric...

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Radicalisation of Bangladeshi workers dates back to 2013

In April 2013, terrorist group Islamic State announced it would expand its operations beyond Iraq as the civil war in Syria worsened. That same year, a group of Bangladeshi construction workers in...

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema underway

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation of the Muslims in the world, is continuing today amid sermons being delivered in Tongi on Dhaka’s outskirt.