Pahela Baishakh celebration

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

PM will decide on hospital construction at CRB: JS committee chairman

Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways Ministry, ABM Fazle Karim Chowdhury, today said the prime minister would make the final decision about construction of a hospital in...

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

Man arrested from Dhaka over inciting content against Pahela Baishakh celebration

Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of DMP arrested a man on charge of circulating inciting and extremist content against Pahela Baishakh celebration.

April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019

JU Baishakh celebrations gloomy over student’s death

Jahangirnagar University (JU) authorities have cut short its central ‘Mangal Shobhajatra (procession of good wishes)’ on the campus marking the Bangla New Year 1426, mourning the death of an...

April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018

Charak festival: A different kind of Pahela Baishakh celebration in Pabna

People from all walks of life in Satbaria village of Pabna’s Sujanagar upazila celebrate the first day of the Bangla New Year with the century-old tradition of Charak festival.

April 4, 2018
April 4, 2018

Extra hours sought for Pahela Baishakh celebration

A cultural body seeks extra hours for outdoor celebration of Bangla New Year, Pahela Baishakh, which has been limited by the law enforcing agencies.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Evening ban to limit festivity

Slapping a ban on outdoor programmes in the evening of Pahela Baishakh should not be a way to protect women; it will only add fuel to extremism opposed to women's freedom, rights activists...

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Baishakh sales peak

Local clothing retailers are expanding their businesses to cash in on the shopping spree ahead of Pahela Baishakh, the largest cultural festival in the country.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

No Hilsa on PM’s Pahela Baishakh menu

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will not have Hilsa dishes on her Pahela Baishakh menu during the celebrations this year.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

JU expels 5 BCL men over sexual assault

Jahangirnagar University expels five Chhatra League men of the university unit on charge of sexually assaulting a female student during Pahela Baishakh celebration.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

DU sex attack: HC orders IGP to report by Jun 28

The High Court directs the inspector general of police to report by June 28 on the progress of police steps against sexual assault on women at Dhaka University campus during Pahela Baishakh...