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    Bishwa Ijtema begins today

    United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Updated at 12:58am on February 15, 2019

    Bishwa Ijtema, one of the largest Muslim congregations in the world, will begin today on the bank of the River Turag at Tongi.The Ijtema to...

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    Saraswati Puja being celebrated   

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:52am on February 10, 2019

    Saraswati Puja — worshiping the goddess of knowledge, wisdom and culture and one of the main religious festivals of the Hindu community— is being celebrated...

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    Dutch former anti-Islam MP becomes Muslim

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 04:50pm on February 05, 2019

    A Dutch former far-right MP and right-hand man of anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders has set tongues wagging in the Netherlands after revealing he has converted...

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    Pak SC rejects challenge against Asia Bibi acquittal

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 04:48pm on January 29, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejected Tuesday a challenge against its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, lifting the last legal hurdle in the years-long blasphemy case and...

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    Hindu ascetics lead millions of Indians in holy bath, but politics weigh

    Reuters . Prayagraj, India | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Millions of pilgrims began bathing on the first official day of India’s Kumbh Mela on Tuesday, the world’s largest religious festival where politics play an...

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    No freedom without equality at Sabarimala

    Ananya Vajpeyi | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    WHEN Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga’s entry into the Ayyappa Temple at Sabarimala on January 2 elicited a ‘purification ritual’ from the shrine’s priests (picture), one...

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    Govt yet to find sites for 214 structures

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 12:52am on January 14, 2019

    The government is yet to find suitable sites for 214 out of 560 mosques cum Islamic cultural centres to be built across the country with...

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    Christmas Tuesday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:00pm on December 24, 2018

    The Christian community will celebrate the Christmas Day in the country, as elsewhere across the world, on Tuesday, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas,...

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    Bethlehem church mosaics sparkle in time for Christmas

    Agence France-Presse . Bethlehem | Updated at 11:30am on December 16, 2018

    Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity have been restored to their...

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    Scandal-hit US archidiocese to file for bankruptcy

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:48am on December 01, 2018

    The Archdiocese of Santa Fe, which is facing a litany of lawsuits in New Mexico over claims of sexual abuse committed by priests, has announced...