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    Mahalaya celebrated on Monday

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on October 09, 2018

    The Hindu community in the country on Monday celebrated the Mahalaya to mark the heralding of the advent of goddess Durga....

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    Modhu purnima today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 12:00am on September 24, 2018

    The Buddhists in Chattogram will celebrate one of their major festivals Modhu Purnima in the city as elsewhere in the district today with solemn devotion...

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    Swiss region overwhelmingly votes for 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:39pm on September 23, 2018

    A second Swiss canton will introduce a regional ‘burqa ban’, after voters in St Gallen overwhelmingly voted Sunday to prohibit all face-covering garments in public...

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    Ashura observed recalling Karbala tragedy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on September 23, 2018

    The country’s Muslim community on Friday observed the holy Ashura as elsewhere in the world marking the 10th day of Muharram with due solemnity and...

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    Violence against religious minorities

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on September 21, 2018

    THE situation of minorities in Bangladesh is a human rights issue. The status of minorities all over the world has demonstrated a pattern of discrimination...

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    Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 05:04pm on September 12, 2018

    Animal sacrifices at Hindu temples could be banned in Sri Lanka under new plans announced Wednesday, after growing protests over the rituals from the country's...

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    Janmashtami today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:11am on September 02, 2018

    The holy Janmashtami, the birth anniversary of Sri Krishna and one of the major festivals of the Hindu community, will be observed across the country...

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    Eid-ul-Azha celebrated

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on August 25, 2018

    Eid-ul Azha was celebrated across the country on Wednesday with due solemnity and spirit of sacrifice....

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    Eid ul-Azha on August 22

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on August 13, 2018

    Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims, will be celebrated across the country on August 22 as the new moon of the Arabic month...

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    Mosque protest highlights China’s shrinking religious spaces

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2018

    Thousands of demonstrators gathered at a mosque in China to stop its government-ordered demolition, a participant said Saturday, as Beijing’s increasingly harsh policies against religion...