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The soul of water: Spiritualism can redeem our dying rivers

Sudhirendar Sharma The Ganga’s sacredness doesn’t guarantee its purity, as devotees draw a distinction between material cleanliness and ritual purity. Paradox! Exploiting the very source of life for economic and political gains has reduced our individual and collective relationship with water. With the intrinsic value of water being ignored in its sheer assessment as a resource worthy of appropriation, an ... Read More »

Eid-ul-Adha celebrated in BD amid festivity, enthusiasm

Dhaka, Aug 12 – The holy Eid-ul-Adha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, was celebrated across the country today with due solemnity and religious fervour and amid tight security. On the occasion, the Muslims across the country offered prayers in Eid congregations and sacrificed animals in the name of almighty Allah. Read More »

Dhaka officially confirms 40 dengue deaths

Dhaka, Aug 11 — The government on Sunday raised the dengue death toll to 40. Thirty-nine of the deaths were recorded at hospitals in Dhaka City. The other one was reported from Dhaka Division (outside the capital), the Health Emergency Operation Center and Control Room of the Directorate General of Health Services said. Read More »