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Pope appeals for Middle East peace in Christmas message

Pope Francis has called for peace in conflict zones such as Syria and Yemen, as millions across the world celebrated Christmas on Tuesday. The head of the world's 1.3 billion Catholic Details

First Hajj flight Saturday

The Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year is set to begin on Saturday. This year, a total of 1, 26,798 persons will go to Details

Celebrated Christmas

The Christian community celebrated Christmas Day in the country as elsewhere across the world on Monday (Dec 25), commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas, the biggest religious festival of the Details

PM asks authorities to take step for smooth hajj flights next year

Mentioning to the sufferings of hajj pilgrims this year, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already asked the authorities concerned to take initiative and proper steps so that any hajj pilgrim Details

Pope Francis feels disappointed at Rohingya Muslims’ plights

Pope Francis who criticized persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar is following the situation of Rohingyas in Myanmar and expressed his sorrows and grieves over the plights of these people. "Pope Details

8 flights cancelled on two routes for carrying hajj pilgrims

The Biman Bangladesh Airlines has annulled all its flights on Dhaka-Doha route till August 26 to carry the intending hajj pilgrims who are yet to go to Saudi Arabia for Details

HC asks foreign ministry to resolve mismanagement of hajj flights in 48 hours

The High Court on Sunday ordered the foreign ministry to communicate with the Saudi Arabian government to settle the visa complexities in 48 hours for smooth journey of hajj pilgrims.    A Details

Biman Bangladesh Airlines cancels 2 flights today, fears for deterioration

Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Wednesday cancelled two hajj flights due to shortage of pilgrims amid fears that the situation might deteriorates if such condition keeps going.   The first flight was predetermined Details

Three more hajj flights annulled due to shortage of pilgrims for visa complications  

The authorities of Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Tuesday cancelled three more scheduled hajj flights due to shortage of pilgrims for visa complications. With these, a total of 17 hajj flights have Details

Haji pilgrims-related problems will hopefully be settled soon: Menon

Rashed Khan Menon, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister, has said all the hajj-related problems, including flight schedule debacle, will be settled soon.    He came up with the remark after an emergency Details

Bangladesh air flight annulled for shortage of hajj pilgrims

At least 419 pilgrims were supposed to fly to Saudi Arabia at 7:45pm by a dedicated hajj flight of Biman from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Mahbubur Rahman, public relation officer Details

42 pilgrims who missed Hajj flights last night to fly Saudi tonight

At least 42 out of 105 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims, who have missed their flights to Saudi Arabia last night, will fly tonight.   They will board a flight of Saudi Arabia scheduled Details

Hajj flights from Bangladesh to commence on July 24

Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia for Bangladeshi pilgrims will start on July 24, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon said on Tuesday.     The first flight will carry 419 pilgrims, Details

Over 250 Eid jamaats to be held in Chittagong

More than 250 Eid congregations will be held this year at the traditional and temporary venues in the city under the supervision of Chittagong Central Eid Jamaat Committee (CCEJC) and Details

Buddha Purnima being celebrated with festive mood

Buddha Purnima, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Buddhist community, is being observed with festive mood across the country. Different Buddhist organisations have chalked out several programmes to observe Details

Islami Andolon takes positions in Baitul Mokarram area

Islami Andolon Oikyojot has took to the streets at Baitul Mokarram area after Juma prayer claiming removal of statue from Supreme Court premises on Friday.   Thousands of activists of the party Details

NIA to ask for Interpol notice against Zakir Naik

The National Investigation Agency decided to ask for  an Interpol notice against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to curb his movements out of Saudi Arabia where is currently based if Details

Dol Purnima celebrated by Hindu community

Staff Reporter:Hindu community people on Sunday have celebrated the Dol Purnima Utsab, a major festival of the Hindu Details

Saraswati Puja today

Staff Correspondent: The Hindus in the country is celebrating the Saraswati Puja on Wednesday, worshiping the Goddess of Details