Eid

Islamic State flags seen in Kashmir

The first reported sighting of IS flags and banners was on June 27 and more recently during a rally at the Idgah Maidan in Srinagar during Eid celebrations last week.

Pakistan homemade liquor death toll climbs to 27

 Six more people have died from alcohol poisoning after consuming homemade liquor in Pakistan`s Karachi over the Eid public holidays, bringing the total to 27 -- the highest recorded toll in seven years, a hospital official said Thursday.

Not afraid of any conspiracy: Sheikh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said she is not afraid of any conspiracy to topple her government and dismissed her arch-rival Khaleda Zia's threat to launch a political movement against her after Eid holidays.

Pakistan govt lodges strong protest with India, asks it to restrain forces from violating ceasefire
Pakistan govt lodges strong protest with India, asks it to restrain forces from violating ceasefire

The Pakistan government on Monday lodged a strong protest with Indian government asking it to restrain its forces from ceasefire violations, stating it has distrupted the festive fervour.

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.

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.

Omar to visit shelling-hit Arnia village in Jammu

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will visit the border village of Arnia in Jammu where unprovoked shelling and firing by Pakistani troops has killed five people and injured several others.

500 Gazans visit Jerusalem first time in seven years

 About 500 Palestinians from Gaza over 60 years old visited Jerusalem Sunday to pray at al-Aqsa Mosque in the old city for the first time in seven years, officials said.

Northern Command Chief greets J&K people on Eid

The Commander of the Udhampur-based Northern command, Lt Gen D S Hooda on Sunday extended his greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid.

Boko Haram fears mean low key Eid celebration in Nigeria

Muslims in Nigeria's northeast marked a fearful, low key Eid-El-Kabir festival today, as the military detained alleged Boko Haram Islamist militants and the authorities ordered roads closed.

Bakri-Eid gets tech twist, now goats available online!

This Bakri-Eid, tech-savy Muslims can save both their time and money as goats are now being sold online on e-tailing websites such as OLX, Quiker.

Over 2 mn Muslims, including 1.3 lakh Indians, begin Haj tomorrow

 Over two million Muslims, including 136,000 Indians, will begin Haj when they assemble in the valley of Mina as Saudi authorities said preparations have been completed for the world's largest annual gathering after the city underwent a multi-billion overhaul.

Steroid-fattened cows spark health fears in Bangladesh on Eid

 Bangladesh sent medical teams on Tuesday to check millions of cows set for slaughter due to fears they have been pumped with banned steroids for fattening ahead of the Eid holiday.