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Biswa Ijtema
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Jubair-led Akheri Munajat held  The Akheri Munajat of the Tablig faction led by Maulana Jubair Hassan was held on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi, concluding the first two days of four-day 54th Biswa Ijtema on Saturday.Maulana Jubair Hassan conducted the munajat from 10:42am to 11:06am.Obaidullah Khurshid conducted the hedayat bayan.After the departure of the Jubair's followers ...
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Kamal warns of tough action against drug peddlersCHATTOGRAM, Feb 16: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday further warned of taking tough action against the culprits who are still doing the yaba trading as 102 drug peddlers surrendered to police in presence of him on Teknaf Pilot High School premises of Cox's Bazar.He urged the active drug traffickers to surrender before the ...
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Chattogram got more dev fund than Dhaka: Minister Chattogram, Feb 16 : The port city received more allocation for development works than Dhaka, Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim said on Saturday."The prime minister is giving Chattogram priority because she loves it. It will eventually become the commercial capital of the country," he said at views exchange with Chittagong Development Authority ...
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Demand for establishing Vedic university Bangladesh Brahman Sangsad (BBS), an organisation for the Brahmin in Bangladesh, has placed seven-point demand before the government.They came up with the demand at a press conference at the National Press Club on Saturday.General secretary of the Sangsad Bijay Krishna Bhattacharya, in his written speech, urged the government to establish a special university named Vedic ...
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Worker killed in Chattogram factory fireCHATTOGRAM, Feb 16: A worker was burned to death as a fire broke out in a paper mill in Kalurghat BSCIC industrial area of the city early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Arman, 19, a worker of Asian Papers Mill. Abul Bashar, officer-in-charge of Chandgaon Police Station, said that the fire broke out in ...
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DMP chief asks police to remain alert to injusticeDhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday urged intern sub-inspectors to remain alert against any kind of injustice with city dwellers. "You please do not behave in a way, which goes against your professional identity. You always have to have love, affection and respect for people. You have to observe your duty ...
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Bangladeshi products attract viewers in Frankfurt fairBangladeshi products drew attention to the visitors in Ambiente Frankfurt, the world's biggest consumer goods fair, held in Germany recently.Some 35 exhibitors of Bangladesh participated in the five-day fair ended on February 12.The exhibitors said they had received good response as Ambiente is one of the biggest platform of products including dining, cooking, household items, ...
HAAB Announces Private Hajj Package
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Tk 3,45,800 minimum cost for each pilgrimHajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB), an apex body of private Hajj agencies, on Saturday announced private Hajj package-2019, fixing Tk 3,45,800 as minimum cost for each pilgrims.HAAB Secretary General Shahadat Hossain Taslim announced Hajj package at a press briefing at HAAB's Nayapaltan office in the capital. He requested the intending Hajj pilgrims to deposit ...
Rohingya Crisis
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OIC iterates its pledge to help find peaceful solution Presenting the government plan for the Rohingya refugees' crisis, State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam shared information on the government's plans to relocate a portion of the Rohingya population in Cox's Bazar to the Bhashan Char Island in consultation with all concerned stakeholders.The OIC ambassadors and delegates from Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia, ...
Biswa Ijtema Begins
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Jubair faction to conduct Akheri Munajat todayBiswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslim after Hajj, began on the bank of the Turag River at Tongi in Gazipur on Friday.Ijtema began with "Aambayan" (general sermons) by Pakistani Islamic scholar Maulana Ziaul Haq after Fazr prayers. This year, the Biswa Ijtema is being held for four days.The followers of Maulana Jubair Hassan ...
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