Tag: Eid

Indian & Pakistan Army
Indian, Pakistan armies exchange sweets on LoC on Eid

Armies of India and Pakistan on Tuesday held a customary exchange of sweets in Teetwal and Uri sectors of the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K on Eid-ul-Fitr.

Prez Kovind, PM Modi, CM Naveen Greet People On Eid

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday greeted people on Eid-ul-Fitr. The President tweeted: “Eid Mubarak! This festival is an expression of love, fraternity, peace, and harmony. Eid reaffirms our belief in sharing with and caring for the vulnerable and needy. Let us carry […]

Iran Celebrates Eid Amid Social Distancing

Tehran: Iranians held massive collective prayers on Sunday to celebrate Eid, amid social distancing measures including masks and gloves due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Group prayers had been cancelled in the country for almost three months, although this restriction was recently lifted in low-risk areas and for special ceremonies, reports Efe news. The faithful were […]

Here's why 'Kick 2' cannot release on Eid 2020

Mumbai: Salman Khan fans are in for a huge disappointment. By the look of it, Kick won’t be releasing on Eid 2020. Speculations that “Kick 2” will be Salmans release on the Eid weekend next year were put to rest by the films director-producer Sajid Nadiadwala during a press interaction on Saturday in Mumbai. Talking […]

PETA India Rescued 7 Camels From Being Sacrificed On Eid

Varanasi: Seven camels in Uttar Pradesh have been rescued from being sacrificed on Eid by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and local activists. According to The Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Regulations, 2011, animals permitted to be killed for meat include only sheep, pigs, cattle, goats, […]

Over 10,000 people offered prayers in J&K peacefully: Centre

New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry on Monday said over 10,000 people peacefully offered prayers in mosques across Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha. The Ministry said the residents of Anantnag, Baramulla, Budgam, Bandipore offered prayers and distributed sweets, without any reports of untoward incidents. “Prayers being offered on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha […]

President, PM greets nation on Eid

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on Eid-al-Adha. Kovind took to Twitter to extend his Eid greetings and posted messages on the microblogging site in three languages — Hindi, English and Urdu. “Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our Muslim brothers and sisters […]

J&K celebrates Eid after revocation of special status

Srinagar: Amid massive security arrangements, Jammu and Kashmir on Monday marked its first Eid after the revocation of its special status, even as the state administration held a meeting with local clerics to oversee prayer arrangements and ensure peaceful celebrations. On Sunday, a meeting was held between clerics and the Kashmir Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan, […]

Terror Attack In Pakistan: 8 Soldiers, 7 Civil Security Personnel Killed
IB issues terror alert ahead of Eid

New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has issued an alert about Islamic State (IS) and ISI-backed terrorist groups planning attacks in India on the occasion of Eid on Monday. In a confidential report issued to state police units and police headquarters on Friday, the IB said that ISI-backed jehadi groups may carry out terror acts […]

Planning to book tickets for 'Bharat'? 20 tweets you must go through

Mumbai: The much-awaited Salman Khan starrer “Bharat” earned Rs 31 crore on day 2 post its release on Eid. The film had raked in Rs 42.30 crore on its opening day. The actor on Thursday took to social media to thank his fans for giving him “career’s biggest opening ever”. “What made me the happiest […]

Salman's 'Inshallah' locked for Eid 2020

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan and actress Alia Bhatt-starrer “Inshallah” will release on Eid next year. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial, an epic romance drama, is a co-production between Salman Khan Films and Bhansali Productions Private Limited (BPPL). Announcing the film’s release date, Prerna Singh, CEO of BPPL, said in a statement: “We at Bhansali Productions […]

Namaz, greetings & hugs mark Eid-ul-Fitr across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After month-long observance of fasting and reflection during Ramadan, Muslims across Odisha on Wednesday came together to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with festive spirit and religious harmony. Clad in their finest attire, Islamic followers thronged various mosques and eidgahs across the State to offer namaz before embarking on the celebrations. The morning prayers were offered between […]

Eid preparations enter last lap in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a month of fasting for Ramadan, mass namaz prayers will be held at mosques across the State on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr. As per traditions, the Muslim community will break the fast after the sighting of the new moon today- marking the end of Ramadan and the start of the Islamic month […]

Eid ul-adha
Muslims offer prayers on Eid Al-Adha

Bhubaneswar: Clad in their finest attire, people from the Muslim community today thronged various mosques, eidgahs and open grounds across the State to offer namaz on occasion of Eid Al-Adha. Cities including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrak, Rourkela, Berhampur, Bolangir, Kendrapara wore a festive look as people hugged and greeted each other to mark the special […]

Clashes erupt after Eid prayers in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Clashes erupted between stone pelting youths and the security forces in some parts of the Kashmir Valley immediately after the Eid prayers ended on Wednesday, police said. The security forces used tear smoke shells to disperse the protesters in Srinagar’s Eidgah area. Similar protests occurred in Anantnag, Sopore and Kupwara towns. The police said […]