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Good Friday

Easter 2019: Here's why it is called the Resurrection Sunday

The week before Easter is known as Holy Week

Apr 21, 2019, 06:15 AM IST

Good Friday 2019: Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute to Jesus Christ

Good Friday holds a special significance for Christians as the day marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his demise at the Calvary.

Apr 19, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

Good Friday 2019: Significance, legend and history

This year Good Friday will be observed on April 19.

Apr 18, 2019, 19:24 PM IST

Good Friday 2019: Things you need to know

 Easter falls on the first Sunday following the Paschal Full Moon, the full moon on or after 21 March, taken to be the date of the vernal equinox (when the Sun passes over the Equator towards the north). 

Apr 18, 2019, 18:51 PM IST

Markets to remain close today on account of Good Friday

Markets were also closed on Thursday on account of Mahavir Jayanti.

Mar 30, 2018, 09:00 AM IST

Good Friday: All you need to know

Good Friday is also called Holy Friday, Black Friday, or Great Friday.


Mar 30, 2018, 08:24 AM IST

After attacks, Egypt's Pope curbs Easter celebrations

 The Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II says he will be canceling most Easter celebrations, limiting them to a simple mass, following the recent twin attacks on churches by Islamic State militants that killed dozens of Christian worshippers.

Apr 15, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Christian pilgrims commemorate Good Friday in Jerusalem

Thousands of Christians from around the world marked Good Friday in Jerusalem`s Old City, retracing the steps Jesus Christ is believed to have taken carrying his cross to his crucifixion.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Israeli stabbed in Jerusalem, attacker arrested: Police

An Israeli woman was stabbed and seriously wounded in Jerusalem on friday and her attacker arrested.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Egypt Copts mark solemn Good Friday

Egyptian Copts observed a solemn Good Friday with prayers and fasting, as the community reeled from a pair of church bombings that killed dozens on Palm Sunday.

Apr 14, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Markets to remain closed today on account of Ambedkar Jayanti and Good Friday

BSE, NSE, Forex, Money Market, Bullion and other major commodity markets will remain close on Friday, on account of "Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Jayanti" and "Good Friday"

Apr 14, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Taliban faction taunts Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif after Easter Day bombing

The Pakistani militants who bombed a Lahore park on Easter Sunday, killing 70 people, taunted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday, declaring their war had come to his doorstep.

Mar 29, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

ISIS crucifies Indian priest Thomas Uzhunnalil on Good Friday

Indian priest Thomas Uzhunnalil, who was reportedly abducted by a terror group in March this year, was crucified by Islamic State (ISIS) on Good Friday in Yemen, a report published in Washington Ti

Mar 29, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

ISIS carries out crucifixion of Indian priest on Good Friday

Indian priest Thomas Uzhunnalil was crucified by Islamic State (ISIS) on Good Friday in Yemen, a report published in Washington Times said.

Mar 28, 2016, 14:06 PM IST

Easter special: How to make 'Caramel Custard'—Watch here!

New Delhi The Christian festival of feast is here. Easter Sunday is followed by the Good Friday and is also known as Pasch or Resurrection Sunday.

Mar 27, 2016, 11:23 AM IST

President, PM Modi greet nation on occasion of Easter

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Easter.

Mar 27, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

On Good Friday, pope says Islamist militants profane God's name

Pope Francis condemned "unprecedented violence" by Islamist militants, saying at a Good Friday service that followers of religions who carried out acts of fundamentalism or terrorism were profaning God`s name.

Mar 26, 2016, 10:04 AM IST

Pope Francis slams Europe`s `anaesthetised conscience` over migrants in Easter tirade

Pope Francis decried what he called Europe`s "indifferent and anaesthetised conscience" over migrants, during Good Friday prayers in Rome during which he also slammed paedophile priests, arms dealers, fundamentalists and religious persecutors.

Mar 26, 2016, 03:46 AM IST

E-tailers eat a humble pie on Good Friday sales

Use of term 'good Friday' in a promotional campaign by E-commerce firm Snapdeal on Good Friday, a day observed to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, triggered a row, after which the company apologised

Mar 25, 2016, 23:08 PM IST

Day to remember pious, compassionate thoughts of Christ: PM Modi

Good Friday is a day to remember the pious and compassionate thoughts of Jesus Christ, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday.

Mar 25, 2016, 14:13 PM IST