Islam

Islamic Solidarity Games: BD to send 31-man team

Bangladesh will take part in 4th Islamic Solidarity Games which is scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from May 12 to 22, an official of Bangladesh Olympic Association informed.

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Leicester break club record for striker Slimani

Premier League champions Leicester City pay a club record fee for Sporting Lisbon's Algeria striker Islam Slimani just hours before the transfer window closed.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

Mumbai cops begin probe against Zakir Naik

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directs the Mumbai Police officials to open an inquiry against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to Zee News.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

OPINION: Why IS chooses to bomb during Ramadan

To the radical mind, if additional prayer and alms giving is encouraged in Ramadan - then why not more bloodshed too? View it that way and you understand precisely the line of reasoning that has...

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

Bodies of 7 Japanese victims reach Tokyo

Bodies of the seven Japanese nationals who were killed in a militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in Bangladesh capital Dhaka return to home soil Tuesday morning.

June 22, 2016
June 22, 2016

‘Bangladesh assured Muslim world of fighting terrorism’

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells the parliament that Bangladesh assured the Muslim world of doing everything necessary to fight militancy and terrorism. She says that the Saudi coalition formed...

June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016

Tahir says Ramadan won't put him in a spin

When Ramadan starts, Imran Tahir will begin juggling the demands of observing his Muslim faith and playing a full day of international cricket for a team sponsored by a beer company.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Pope Francis meets top Sunni cleric

Pope Francis has met the grand imam of Cairo's al-Azhar mosque after a five-year pause in dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the mosque, the highest authority of Sunni Islam.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Imam sent to jail for ‘demeaning Islam’

An imam (religious leader) and two others have been sent to jail in Lalmonirhat over a case filed for allegedly demeaning Islam.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Shab-e-Barat observed

The holy Shab-e-Barat, the night of fortune, has been observed across the country with due religious fervor and solemnity.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

No fireworks on Shab-e-Barat: DMP

DMP imposes restriction on carrying of all types of explosives, crackers as well as explosion of firecrackers in the capital on the occasion of holy Shab-e-Barat to be observed on tonight.