religion

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Govt moves to form media monitoring centre

The government has taken initiative to form a “media monitoring centre” to monitor news items published in different media, the information minister tells the parliament.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

‘Durga Temple looted’ in Demra

Unidentified miscreants have allegedly looted around Tk 30,000 from a Durga temple in Demra area of Dhaka.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

Jamaat calls countrywide hartal tomorrow

Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal tomorrow alleging that move is on to abandon Islam as state religion.

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

No scope to leave women behind in the name of religion: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses need for equal development of country's womenfolk as there is no scope to leave them behind in the name of religion.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Religious freedom and pluralism are enduring American values

Religious liberty is an integral factor of American life, and has been since our nation's founding.

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.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Eid-e-Miladunnabi observed

The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), is observed in the country on Friday with due religious solemnity.

December 9, 2015
December 9, 2015

Women must create their own fate: PM

Emphasising that women must create their own fate and personal destiny, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said women can do all outside works maintaining decency as the religion Islam gives them...

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

Who will save us from ourselves?

Everything we used to take for granted seems to be threatened. Our right to write our own thoughts, to question repression in the name of religion, to express our outrage over mindless killings, to...