News | Culture | Lifestyle|Friday, April 26, 2019


The British Asian Trust welcomes the Mayor of London for special Iftar evening at The Savoy

One of The Prince’s Charities, The British Asian Trust, the UK’s leading organisation for British Asian philanthropy, hosted a special evening to observe the Islamic month of Ramadan. The event, which featured a traditional Iftar dinner, took place at the prestigious The Savoy and was attended by some of The Trust’s key trustees, supporters and ambassadors. The night highlighted ...Full Article

TCB cuts sugar price

State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has cut down sugar price by Tk 1 per kilogramme in the open market ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr. Commerce ministry in a press ...Full Article

Babies given away live on air in Pakistani talk show

Pakistani television is screening what many call its most controversial content yet in a ruthless quest for ratings: a talk-show host who gives away babies live on air. Aamir ...Full Article

Israeli-Palestinian talks begin amid deep divisions

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators held their first peace talks in nearly three years on Monday in a U.S.-brokered effort that Secretary of State John Kerry hopes will end their ...Full Article

Ban on women shopping alone

Clerics in northwest Pakistan have issued a temporary ban on women shopping unless accompanied by a male relative, a police official said on Saturday, in a step designed to ...Full Article

In Ramadan quiet, Afghans jockey for post-Karzai era

For the devout, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time of prayer and introspection, but this year, for Afghanistan’s warlords and powerbrokers, it is time to decide on ...Full Article

Price escalation before Ramadan

Notwithstanding the assurances given by traders at different meetings with the ministry of commerce and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) for keeping prices of ...Full Article

Channel Four to broadcast Ramadan prayer call

The head of Channel Four’s factual programming has explained the decision to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer every morning throughout Ramadan. Ralph Lee told the Radio Times it would act ...Full Article