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    Hajj goes virtual for families of lucky pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse. Khobar, Saudi Arabia | Updated at 11:10am on July 31, 2020

    Faridah Bakti Yahra travelled alone to Mecca when she won the lottery of a lifetime to join this year's hajj, the smallest in living memory,...

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    Historic Dhamrai Rath Jatra cancelled for COVID-19 pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40pm on June 19, 2020

    The month-long historic Sree Sree Jashowmadhob Rath Jatra and fair held at Dhamrai near capital Dhaka traditionally has been cancelled this year due to ongoing...

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    Bangladesh state minister Abdullah dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 14, 2020

    State minister for religious affairs Sheikh M Abdullah died at Combined Military Hospital, Dhaka on Saturday night. He was 75.Confirming the matter, Abdullah’s assistant personal...

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    Saudi Arabia mulls cancelling Hajj for first time

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:58pm on June 13, 2020

    Saudi Arabia’s authorities are considering cancelling the Hajj season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of...

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    Saudi Arabia yet to confirm hajj with 50 days left

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:53am on June 11, 2020

    About 50 days are left before the largest congregation of Muslims, yet an uncertainty looms over hajj this year in Saudi Arabia because of the...

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    Bangladesh PM to address nation Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:58pm on May 23, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will address the nation Sunday evening on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr...

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    Bangladesh imposes restrictions on religious gatherings at mosques

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:02pm on April 06, 2020

    The government on Monday imposed restrictions on religious gatherings, urging people to perform their prayers and other religious rituals in their own houses to prevent...

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    Keep limited presence at mosques: Islamic Foundation

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 01:40pm on March 27, 2020

    Islamic Foundation has requested people to keep presence at the mosques limited during the Jum’a prayers to prevent transmission of coronavirus. Anis Mahmud, director general...

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    Offer only Farz of Jum’a prayers at mosques: Islamic Foundation

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 01:04pm on March 20, 2020

    Islamic Foundation on Friday urged Muslims to come to mosques only to offer Farz prayers of Jum’a. It requested all concerned to offer their Sunnah...

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    Stern action for hurting religious sentiment, PM tells JS

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:21am on January 30, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told parliament that stern legal action would be taken against any activities that hurt religious sentiment and values. ‘Bangladesh...