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    Eid shopping rush in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:14pm on May 22, 2020

    Muslims across Asia have packed out markets as they prepare for the annual Eid-ul-Fitr holiday, ignoring coronavirus guidelines even as infections rise. The celebration, the...

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    Saudi Arabia to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr on May 24

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on May 22, 2020

    Astronomical calculations have confirmed that there is no possibility for sighting the crescent moon of Shawwal in the evening of Friday, Ramadan 29, corresponding to...

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    Prices of onions, broiler, garlic, ginger go up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on May 22, 2020

    The prices of broiler chicken, onions, garlic and ginger increased in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, one of...

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    Remittance inches up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:06pm on May 21, 2020

    The inflow of remittance rebounded a bit in the first 19 days of May as the expatriates sent money to their near and dear ones...

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    Ferries carry no travellers as police go tough

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 21, 2020

    Homegoers journey ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr by major water channels were restricted as the law enforcement agencies continued to check their movement throughout the day on...

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    No outdoor celebrations of Eid: IGP

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:23am on May 20, 2020

    The inspector general of police Benazir Ahmed on Tuesday asked people not to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr outside their homes amid the fear of COVID-19...

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    Banks to remain open Friday, Saturday

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 04:15pm on May 19, 2020

    Banks have been asked to continue operation on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, in the industrial areas to facilitate payment of wages to...

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    46 RMG units seek central fund allocation to pay wages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on May 18, 2020

    Some 46 readymade garment factories have filed applications with the labour ministry, seeking allocation from RMG sector Central Fund to pay their workers wages before...

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    Monitoring on highways strengthened to check traffic ahead of Eid

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:30pm on May 18, 2020

    Police have further strengthened their monitoring by setting up check-posts on different highways to strictly restrict the movement of people ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr...

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    1,090 industrial units may face unrest

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on May 18, 2020

    Industrial Police has identified 1,090 industrial units, including 612 apparel and textile factories across the country, where aggrieved workers may start protests for not getting...