Religion

  • Akheri munajat of second phase of Biswa Ijtema tomorrow

    DHAKA : The second phase of three-day 52nd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, is going to end tomorrow with the Akheri Munajat (concluding prayer). “Senior most scholar of Kakrail Jame Mosque Wasiful Islam will deliver sermons since the Fazr prayers tomorrow, followed by Mawlana Saad Kandalvi of Delhi Jame Mosque. … বিস্তারিত »

  • 2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema begins amid tight security

    GAZIPUR : The three-day second phase of the 52nd Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslims after hajj, began today on the banks of the Turag River at Tongi on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka amid intensified security vigilance. Mohammad Zahid Ahsan Russel, lawmaker of Gazipur -2 constituency, told BSS that people … বিস্তারিত »

  • Hajj pre-registration begins

    DHAKA : The pre-registration of intending hajj pilgrims for the year 2017 under the government management began today, an official handout here said. Religious Affairs Minister Principal Motiur Rahman formally inaugurated the pre-hajj registration activities at a press conference at his ministry’s conference room. Talking to newsmen after inauguration of the activities, the minister said … বিস্তারিত »

  • Tongi Ijtema ends with final munajat tomorrow

    GAZIPUR : The “Akheri Munajat” of the three-day of Biswa Ijtema on the banks of the river Turag at Tongi will be offered tomorrow. Tens of thousands of Muslims from about 100 countries and 16 districts are participating in the first phase amid intensified security measures. Organizers said as many as four million people from … বিস্তারিত »

  • Biswa Ijtema begins today amid heightened security

    DHAKA : The government has planned stringent security measures ahead of the two phases Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the Muslim community after the holly hajj, scheduled to be held in two phases from January 13-15 and January 20-22, on bank of the river Turag. Necessary security measures have already been taken with … বিস্তারিত »

  • President, PM greet Muslims on Bishwa Ijtema

    DHAKA : President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted the Muslim devotees all over the world on the occasion of the Bishwa Ijtema, the world congregation of the Muslims, beginning at Tongi tomorrow. In separate messages on the eve of the Ijtema, the President and the Prime Minister wished all success of … বিস্তারিত »

  • Traffic, car parking management over Biswa Ijtema

    DHAKA : Police is set to take special measures ahead of the two phases Biswa Ijtema on the bank of river Turag at Tongi scheduled to be held from January 13-15 and January 20-22 to ease the traffic snarl. The measure will come into effect at 10 pm on January 14 and 10 pm on … বিস্তারিত »

  • Kamal asks pirates to return to normal life

    PATUAKHALI : Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today urged all pirates in the Sundarbans and maritime areas to return back to normal life as the government created an opportunity for them to do the same. “The government would take stern action against those pirates who would not abandon piracy and return back to normal life,” … বিস্তারিত »