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90.93 lakh animal sacrificed on Eid

Dhaka, July 24: This year, 90,93,000 animals have been sacrificed across the country on the holy Eid-ul-Azha. Of these 40,53,679 were cows and buffaloes, 50,38,848 were goats and sheep and 715 other cattle.

Nearly 1.05 crore SIM users have left Dhaka ahead of Eid, eight lakh have returned

Dhaka, July 24: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, 1 crore 4 lakh 94 thousand 683 mobile SIM card users have left Dhaka till Thursday (July 22), while 8 lakh 20 thousand 516 users have returned to the capital city on Thursday. Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar made the announcement on Friday (July 23rd) night.

Dr Krishna Rupa Majumder urges people to follow Covid-19 norms, says health workers alone cannot prevent disease

Dhaka, July 23: Dr. Krishna Rupa Majumder, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University has urged citizens to play their part and follow Covid-19 guidelines to stem the flow of the virus. During a Facebook Live session, the doctor said health professionals alone cannot prevent the coronavirus if citizens don't take responsibilities.

Non-Muslims in healthcare to facilitate their Muslims colleagues celebrate Eid

Dhaka, July 22: Bangladesh is a country of religious harmony. From the Eid of the Muslims to the worship of the followers of the Hindu religion and the Christmas of the Christians and the celebration of the Buddhist full moon of the Buddhists, the amazement spread among all the people of the country. This year's Eid-ul-Azha also did not lack amazement. Doctors and health from other religions workers working in different hospitals took the responsibility of providing health care to the patients on their shoulders while facilitating their Muslim colleagues to celebrate Eid with the families.

Dhaka roads empty as people flock to countryside for Eid

Dhaka, July 22: Roads in the capital wore a deserted look on Wednesday as a decent size of Dhaka residents have flocked to their ancestral homes in the countryside to be with members of their extended families during the Eid. The empty roads were akin to the ones during the hard lockdown.

82,67,000 SIMs have left Dhaka on Eid, says Post and Telecommunication Minister Jabbar

Dhaka, July 22: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, 82,67,562 mobile SIM cards have left Dhaka from July 15 to Tuesday (July 20). Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mostafa Jabbar said on Wednesday (July 21) night.

People flocking to ancestral homes even on the day of Eid

Dhaka, July 21: Even on the day of Eid, many people have rushed to their village homes to get acquainted with their loved ones. On Wednesday (July 21) at noon in the capital's Gabtali, many passengers were coming to the bus stand to go home to the village. However, the crowd was not as noticeable as in the last few days.

Massive traffic congestion covers 35 kilometres on the Tangail highway

Dhaka, July 21: Homebound people on the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge highway are not comfortable. Passengers and transport workers are suffering due to traffic jams and slow fences during the last day's Eid procession. As time went by, the extent of suffering increased.

Covid-19 vaccination to remain closed for 4 days during Eid holidays

Dhaka, July 21: Coronavirus vaccination activities across the country will be closed for four days from Tuesday as the Eid holiday begins. Line Director of the Directorate General of Health Services and Member Secretary of the Covid-19 Vaccine Management Taskforce Committee Dr. Md. Shamsul Haque said.

Strict lockdown to be imposed in Bangladesh after Eid

Dhaka, July 18, 2021: State Minister for Public Administration Farhad Hossain has said Bangladesh economy depends a lot on Eid.

Tourist centers to remain shut, public gatherings prohibited even with relaxation of Covid-19 rules

Dhaka, July 15: Although the Covid-19 rules have been relaxed ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, for a week, the government has issued new instructions to close tourist centers and avoid social gatherings. The directive was given by the cabinet department in a statement issued by the government on Wednesday.

All offices, public transport will remain closed for 14 days after Eid

Dhaka, July 14: The government has said that all offices and public transport will remain closed for 14 days after Eid.

Lockdown relaxed ahead of Eid, govt. issues notification

Dhaka, July 13: The government has issued a notification relaxing the hard lockdown ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. According to the notification, which was issued by the Cabinet Division on Tuesday, public transport will operate, while shops and shopping malls will open and activities will take place in compliance with strict hygiene rules. It will come into effect from the midnight of July 14 and will remain in action till 6 am on July 23.

Limited public transport to operate, shops to open ahead of Eid

Dhaka, July 12: The government is going to allow public transport from next Thursday (July 15) in compliance with the health rules. Besides, a limited number of shops and shopping malls will be opened from that day. On Monday (July 12) evening, the Cabinet Division may issue a notification in this regard, according to sources.

Lockdown for at least another week, restrictions to be relaxed during Eid

Dhaka, July 12: The lockdown will continue for at least another week as the coronavirus infection situation has not improved. As such, restrictions will remain in place during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha holiday (July 20-22). However, despite the extension of the ban, the government is thinking of easing the activities related to the sale of sacrificial animals.