NYC Hindu leaders upset over not including Diwali as holiday

Hindu community leaders in the US have expressed their disappointment over a decision by the city administration here of excluding Diwali from its list of school holidays.

Gaiety marks Eid-ul-Azha across Telangana, Andhra

Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated Monday with religious fervour and gaiety across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Indian, Pakistan armies exchange Eid greetings

Despite tensions on the border, Indian and Pakistani armies Monday greeted each other with sweets on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid.

Boycott Chinese products, says prominent cleric in Eid sermon

People in India should boycott Chinese products to protest the border intrusion incidents and save the domestic cottage industries, prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali on Monday said.

No exchange of sweets between India and Pak at Wagah on Eid

With tension prevailing on the border, the traditional exchange of sweets between the troops of India and Pakistan along the Wagah border in Punjab on Eid has been called off.

Armed forces ready to respond to Pakistan's provocations: Jaitley

Union Minister for Defence and Finance, Arun Jaitley, on Monday gave a stern warning to Pakistan after its troops violated ceasefire along the Indo-Pak international border and said that Indian armed forces are equipped to retaliate to such provocations.

Syrian troops continue killing as UN men leave

Even as the holy month of Ramzan comes to an end, Syrian conflict seem to be an endless ordeal.

Eid on August 31 across Arab world

Eid ul-Fitr, the day of festivities marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, will be celebrated on August 31.

Eid Mubarak, says US Prez at end of Ramadan

Obama marked the end of Ramadan with stress on commonality between American culture and values of Islam.

Pakistanis displaced by Taliban face miserable Eid

Pakistani families uprooted by conflict with the Taliban face a miserable Eid ul-Fitr, with no cash to splash on celebrations and longing to return to homes they fear no longer exist.