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Terrorism, killings forbidden in Islam

After issuing a set of fatwas against militancy, a section of Islamic scholars yesterday stressed the need for reaching out their message to the masses to stop militancy and violence in the name of religion.

October 21, 2018
October 21, 2018

PM to address press conference tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address a press conference tomorrow to brief the media about her just-concluded Saudi Arabia visit.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

Terrorism, killings forbidden in Islam

After issuing a set of fatwas against militancy, a section of Islamic scholars yesterday stressed the need for reaching out their message to the masses to stop militancy and violence in the name of religion.

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

Target tolerance

Calling for peace, harmony and tolerance, more than 1,00,000 Islamic scholars from across the country are set to deliver a set of fatwas

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

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.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Arsonists turn into secret killers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hinted that BNP-Jamaat men had links with the recent secret killings and the government had substantial evidence in this regard. These two parties have changed their tactics and started attacking some “soft targets,” following public wrath for their arson attacks early last year, she added.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

App to help Dhaka commuters share bike rides

Imagine you are in your Mirpur home in the morning and you get a call and you need to be in downtown ASAP. You're probably thinking you are done.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Muhith cancels press conference

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has cancelled his press conference minutes after the Bangladesh Bank governor resigned over the recent heist of $101 million out of the bank’s account with New York’s Federal Reserve Bank.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Caravan for tigers hits the road

A two-year national awareness campaign with the theme "Tiger is our Pride -- We Will Protect Tigers" will kick off in the capital on February 11.

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

JPPP urges Ershad to discuss GM Quader, Hawlader’s appointments

Jatiya Party Parliamentary Party (JPPP) calls upon party chief HM Ershad to hold discussion in the party forum on the appointment of GM Quader and ABM Ruhul Amin Hawlader as co-chairman and secretary general of JP respectively.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

Madrasa boys not involved

The authorities of Jamia Islamia Yunusia Madrasa yesterday claimed their students were not involved in incidents of vandalism in Brahmanbaria town on Tuesday. Speaking at a press conference at the madrasa, its Principal Mufti Mubarak Ullah demanded the government order a judicial probe into the incidents. He read out a written statement at the press conference.