Friday, October 19, 2018 | ePaper

Shab-e-Barat

Moon sighting body sits today

  • Print
UNB, Dhaka :
The National Moon Sighting Committee will meet on Tuesday to determine the date of Holy Shab-e-Barat of Hijri 1439 after reviewing reports on spotting of the Shaban moon. The meeting will be held at the conference room of Islamic
Foundation's Baitul Mukarram National Mosque office at 6:45 pm. Religious Affairs Minister and committee Chairman Principal Matior Rahman will preside over the meeting. People are requested to inform the committee over following telephone numbers--9559493, 9559643, 9555947, 9556407 and 9558337 or fax 9563397 and 955595-- if they see the moon in Bangladesh sky. Shab-e-Barat is observed on the fifteenth night of Shaban month. According to Islamic belief, Shab-e-Barat is the night when Almighty Allah writes the destinies of all the creations for the coming year by taking into account their past deeds.

More News For this Category

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat makes a courtesy call on Roads and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at Banani's Bridge Bhaban on Thursday.

US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat makes a courtesy call on Roads and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader at Banani's Bridge Bhaban on Thursday.

.

Turkish newspaper accuses Saudi official over missing Khashoggi

AFP :A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Thursday pointed a finger at a Saudi security official close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,

UK AL submits memo to May demanding Tarique's deportation

BSS, Dhaka :Awami League's (AL) United Kingdom (UK) unit on Thursday submitted a memorandum to British Prime Minister Theresa May demanding BNP's "fugitive" acting chairman Tarique Rahman's expulsion from

No chance of slides in law, order ahead of nat'l polls: Amu

UNB, Dhaka :There is no possibility of deterioration in law and order situation in the country ahead of the next parliamentary election, said Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu on

Madrasa student killed in city bus crash

bdnews24.com :An 11-year-old boy has been killed after being struck by a bus on Dhaka's Pragati Sarani.The accident took place near Jamuna Future Park in the Baridhara area around

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

Hindu hardliners step up campaign to block Indian temple to women

AFP :Hindu hardliners blocked intersections, threatened drivers and ordered a 12-hour strike on Thursday as they stepped up their campaign to bar women from one of India's holiest temples.The

US State Dept official tipped to replace Nikki Haley as UN envoy

Dawn.com, New York :US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert is said to be one of the candidates US President Donald Trump is considering to replace his outgoing ambassador to

Khaleda challenges HC order

UNB, Dhaka :A leave-to-appeal petition was filed with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday against a High Court order clearing the way for continuation of the

A genocide incited on Facebook, with posts from Myanmar's Military

The New York Times, Naypyidaw, Myanmar :They posed as fans of pop stars and national heroes as they flooded Facebook with their hatred. One said Islam was a global

Intra-Co loan facility for local enterprises

Monirul Alam :Bangladesh Bank (BB) has extended the intra-company loan facility for the local enterprises operating in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs) and Economic Zones (EZs).From now on, a