Tuesday, February 27

Day: November 4, 2014

Holy Ashura today
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Holy Ashura today

  The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), will be observed today with due religious fervour    and solemnity. On this day in the Hijri year of 61, Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), along with his family members and 72 of his followers sacrificed their lives in the hands of Yazid's soldiers at Karbala desert. He stood for the supremacy of justice and righteousness. The day is a public holiday. Various religious and social organisations have chalked out elaborate programmes to observe the day. Shia community members will bring out tazia processions in the capital, marking the day. Meanwhile, President Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia have issued separate messages on the occasio...
Top five Facebook scams revealed
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Top five Facebook scams revealed

© DPA Facebook Facebook users continue to fall for the same old scams, according to new research, with even well-educated people giving themselves up to inappropriate and even dangerous behaviour on the social network.In a two-year study of over 850,000 Facebook scams by Bitdefender, the internet security company revealed that scammers have infected millions of users with the same repackaged tricks.Almost half of social media threats prey on users’ curiosity to check who has viewed their profile. The most popular Facebook scam offers users the chance to see if ex-boyfriends or girlfriends have stalked them online. Around one in three scams attract victims with features that Facebook doesn’t even have – such as dislike buttons and different timeline colours, appealing to users' desire to...