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Spice prices in Bangladesh up ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka – The demand for spices, mainly used in meat dishes, usually soars during religious festivals like Eid-ul-Azha when Muslims across the country sacrifice millions of animals. And there is no exception this time. The prices are high even though officials at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) say the supply is adequate. Traders blame wholesalers for the price hike ... Read More »

Delicious recipes Eid al-Adha festival

The week of festivities is all set to begin. But no festival is complete without some mouthwatering recipes that add to the celebrations. So get set to add some flavours to your day with these special recipes that we have curated just for you to choose from. From Yakhni Shorba to Pathar Kabab — which recipe would you like to ... Read More »

Youth dies under police custody in Nilphamari

Nilphamari, Aug 10 (UNB) – A young man died under custody at Kishoreganj Police Station here on Saturday. Although police claimed that Abdullah al Mamun, 22, son of Tafur Uddin of Kishoreganj municipality area, committed suicide by hanging himself, family members alleged that police tortured him to death. Md Ashraf Ali, Superintendent of Nilphamari Police, said law enforcers arrested Abdullah ... Read More »

India to bring supplies to Kashmir; Pakistan to go to UN

New Delhi, Aug 10 (AP/UNB) — Authorities enforcing a strict curfew in Indian-administered Kashmir will bring in trucks of essential supplies for an Islamic festival next week, as the divided Himalayan region remained in a lockdown Saturday following India’s decision to strip it of its constitutional autonomy. Pakistan said that with the support of China, it will take up India’s ... Read More »

Eid passengers suffering on highways for mismanagement: BNP

Dhaka, Aug 10 (UNB) – BNP on Saturday alleged that eid holidaymakers are going through immense sufferings on their way home due to the “mismanagement” of the government authorities. “There’re long tailbacks on the highways near the ferry terminals, including Dhaka-Aricha one. Trains are packed and their roofs are overcrowded as the government didn’t take proper steps to ensure the ... Read More »

3 Indian clubs to take part in Sheikh Kamal Int’l Club Cup

Dhaka – Three Indian football clubs — East Bengal FC, Mohun Bagan AC and Kolkata Mohammedan SC — will participate in the upcoming Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup 2019 to be held at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram in October. Mohun Bagan Athletic Club signed the deed of consent with the organiser on Friday while Kolkata Mohammedan Sporting Club on ... Read More »

Rape case filed against 5 Khulna Railway cops

Khulna, Aug 10 (UNB)— A case was filed against five policemen, including the officer-in-charge of Government Railway Police (GRP), on Friday evening for allegedly gang-raping a woman in custody eight days ago. The victim filed the case at GRP Police Station against OC Osman Gani Pathan and four others, said Kushtia Railway Circle’s Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Firoz Ahmed. ... Read More »

3 dengue patients die, 2176 new cases admitted on Saturday

Dhaka, Aug 10 (UNB) – Three people, including a child, have died of dengue and 2,176 new patients have been hospitalised across the country as the number of dengue infections has marked a rise again after a fall for two consecutive days. The new deaths were recorded in Dinajpur, Barishal and Chandpur on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning while the ... Read More »

Highest alert along Rajshahi frontier to check hide smuggling

District administrations have asked all law- enforcement agencies especially the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to check smuggling out of raw hides of sacrificial animals through the borders inRajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Naogaon and Joypurhat districts. The BGB local authorities have also instructed all the border outposts to remain on highest alert along the frontiers so that not a single hide is smuggled ... Read More »

Popular animations in Bangla on Duronto TV

Entertainment Desk The Fairytaler: The Modern Classics of Hans Christian Anderson series will air on Duronto TV from Eid day to the fifth day of Eid at 3 pm every day. Duronto TV will be airing popular new programmes in Bengali for the first time. Alongside Hans Christian Anderson’s famous fairy tales, Snow White, Tintin, and Pinocchio will also be ... Read More »

Eid special dramas,dance programmes of Deepto TV

Deepto TV will air dramas, dance programs and telefilms on the first day of Eid-ul-Azha Telefilm: Teddy Mostofa Date: August 12 Time: 6pm Stars: Shaon, Shehtaz, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Sohel Khan, Munira Akhter Mithu, Saif, Hasan and many others Premise: The plot concerns a middle class family of old Dhaka. The family consists of five people, with three children. The only ... Read More »

Apple loses more ground in smartphone market

Apple lost more ground in the shrinking smartphone market last quarter, with a sales tracker saying the tech giant was pushed off the top-three seller list by a Chinese rival. Apple fell to fourth place in global smartphone sales, shipping 35.3 million iPhones in the second quarter compared to the 36.2 million units shipped by Oppo, according to a report ... Read More »

Rare baby panda twins born at Belgian zoo

A Belgian zoo announced  yesterday the “extremely rare” birth of twin baby giant pandas, three years after the arrival of a young male, which was a first for Belgium at the time. The Pairi Daiza zoo said the safe delivery of the twins, one male and one female, on Thursday represented a “new hope” for the charismatic black and white ... Read More »

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr to face trial in groping case

Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr will go on trial over accusations he groped a woman in New York after a court dismissed his plea to have the case thrown out. Gooding, 51, is accused of grabbing the woman’s breast without her consent in a Manhattan bar on a night out in June. The “Jerry Maguire” actor is charged with forcible ... Read More »

বিজেপি সরকার কাশ্মীরীদের অধিকার কেড়ে নিচ্ছেঃ আইএবি

০৯ আগষ্ট ২০১৯, শুক্রবার – কাশ্মীরে ভারতীয় আগ্রাসনের প্রতিবাদে ইসলামী আন্দোলন বাংলাদেশ, গাজীপুর মহানগর শাখা আয়োজিত সমাবেশে ও বিক্ষোভ মিছিলে নগর সভাপতি, আলহাজ্ব মোঃ ফাইজ উদ্দিন বলেন ,কাশ্মীর ৩৭০ ধারা এবং তার অধীনে ৩৫ ধারা অনুযায়ী তারা স্বতন্ত্র এক দেশ থাকবে। শুধু প্রতিরক্ষা মন্ত্রণালয়, মাত্র তিনটা জিনিস কেন্দ্রীয় সরকারের অধীনে থাকবে। নেহেরু সাহেব এ সংবিধান ভারতে করেছিলেন। Read More »

বিরোধীদের দমনে সরকার সফল এডিস মশা নিয়ন্ত্রনে ব্যর্থ শতভাগ: আইএবি

এডিস মশা নিধনে ঔষধ ক্রয় করতে সরকারের স্বাস্থ্য মন্ত্রণালয় ও ঢাকার অনির্বাচিত মেয়রদ্বয় যে নাটক মঞ্চস্থ করলেন তা বেশ উপভোগ্য হলেও তিক্ত। দেশ ও নগরবাসী এমনটা আশা করেনি। ডেঙ্গুর আক্রমনে মৃত্যুর মিছিল যখন দীর্ঘ থেকে দীর্ঘ হচ্ছে উনারা তখনও ল্যাবর্যাটরিতে বসে রসায়ন তালাশে লিপ্ত। যথাযথ ঔষধ ব্যাপকভাবে সরবরাহতো দূরের কথা এখনও সংগ্রহই করতে পেরেছেন কিনা তা নিয়েও যথেষ্ট সন্দেহের অবকাশ ... Read More »

More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

Makkah, Saudi Arabia, Aug 9, 2019 – More than two million Muslims begin the annual hajj on Friday as the Saudi hosts seek to deter politicisation of the pilgrimage against a backdrop of simmering Gulf tensions. The hajj, one of the world’s largest religious gatherings, is one of Islam’s five pillars and must be undertaken by all rich Muslims with ... Read More »