The festive buzz is back after a gap of two years. A large number of people gathered at Jama Masjid in Bhubaneswar today (May 3) to offer special prayers, the Namaz of Eid.
The police lobbed tear gas shells to control the situation hours before Eid in the hometown of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who appealed to the people to maintain peace.
Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan during which Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.
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 […]
Kolkata: Assuring the Muslim community that they have nothing to fear, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said with its help she would fight “every battle” to save the country. Banerjee acknowledged that the community has helped her uphold secularism, national unity, the ethos of the country and the state as also “every social […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government Wednesday suspended Internet services in Kendrapara for 48 hours “as a preventive measure” following a skirmish between two groups there on the eve the Eid-ul-Fitr and circulation of inflammatory messages on social media. However, the festival was celebrated with gaiety in other parts of the state, police said. The Internet service […]
Jammu/Chandigarh: Indian and Pakistan security forces on Wednesday exchanged sweets and greetings on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Defence sources said Indian soldiers greeted Pakistan soldiers on the LoC in Chakan Da Bagh area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district and the two sides exchanged sweets. […]
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 […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the several leaders who greeted the people on Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday. The President, on his official Twitter handle, said the festival strengthens people’s belief in charity, fraternity and compassion. “Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our […]
Cuttack: Tension prevailed in Millennium City of Cuttack on Friday after a clash broke out between residents of Pithapur Nuasahi and Jhola Sahi over installation of lighting for Eid-ul-fitr. As per reports, the groups were hurling stones and glass bottles at each other in which some vehicles were damaged. On receiving information, Cuttack DCP Akhileshvar […]
New Delhi: The holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan will be celebrated today as the new moon has been sighted, Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam Imam Bukhari announced on Friday. Bukhari said that the new moon was sighted around 7:35 PM. “I convey my heartiest greetings and good wishes to the people […]
Kabul: The Taliban on Saturday announced a ceasefire in Afghanistan during the three days of Eid-ul-Fitr when no attack will be carried out on Afghan forces. “All mujahidin are instructed to stop all their offensive operations against the domestic opposition forces throughout the country during the first, second and third days of the Eid,” Efe […]
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr and wished the spirit of peace and brotherhood may prevail. “Eid-ul-Fitr greetings! May this auspicious day further the spirit of peace and brotherhood in our society,” Modi said in a tweet here on Sunday night. Eid-ul-Fitr translates as “the festival of breaking […]
Cuttack: Mass namaz prayers will be held at mosques across the State today on occasion of the Eid-ul-Fitr marking end of the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims wearing new clothes offer prayers in a gesture of thanksgiving at the end of holy Ramadan month at Eidgahs and mosques across the State and relish sweet dishes. […]