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Muslims in Kashmir Valley offer Eid prayers while maintaining social distancingConcertina wires and barricades were placed at many intersections in the city to prevent free movement of people, they said. People preferred to offer Eid prayers at home -- either individually or in..
PM Modi extends Eid greetingsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended Eid greetings and hoped that the festival inspires us to create a "just, harmonious and an inclusive" society. Eid al-Adha, also called the festival of..
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President greets people on Eid, asks them to follow Covid-19 guidelines
Kashmir markets reopen on eve of Eid amid COVID-19 concernsMarkets in Kashmir which reopened on the eve of Eid after two weeks of COVID-19 imposed restrictions saw a low footfall of customers.
On Eid eve, Muslim outfits’ advisories on sacrifice, distancing
Celebrate Eid adhering to all health ministry guidelines on Covid-19: Jamiat to Muslims
22 terrorists, including 8 top commanders, eliminated in J&K in last 15 daysThe operations were stepped up soon after Eid festival with more vigour focussing on top terror leadership.
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Eid celebrations hit by coronavirus pandemic; no major congregational prayers amid lockdownEid-ul-Fitr was celebrated in India on Monday in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic with no traditional congregational prayers in mosques and idgahs or community gatherings due to the lockdown..
PM Modi greets UAE crown prince, Bangladesh PM on Eid-ul-FitrPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed Eid-ul-Fitr greetings to Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and discussed the..
No exchange of sweets between BSF, Pakistan Rangers at Wagah Border on EidNo exchange of sweets between BSF, Pak Rangers at Wagah Border on Eid
Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers in lockdownAs Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend the holiday in quarantine because of outbreaks of the..
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'Eid Mubarak!': PM Modi extends greetings on Eid-ul-Fitr, wishes for 'compassion, brotherhood and harmony'Jama Masjid in the national capital would remain closed for devotees today owing to the fourth phase of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Reaffirm belief in sharing, caring for most vulnerable sections of society: President Kovind on Id-ul-Fitr eve
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Afghan Taliban declare three-day Eid ceasefire from SundayThe Taliban declared a three-day Eid ceasefire starting on Sunday, a spokesman for the hard-line Islamist group wrote in a tweet on Saturday, a move that comes as fighting has intensified between the..
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For world's largest Muslim country, a virus-disrupted and bittersweet EidFor Indonesia's 225 million Muslims, celebrating Eid al-Fitr this year, the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, is bittersweet.
Lockdown casts shadow on Eid celebrations in Kashmir valleyNo Eid prayers were offered for the second consecutive time in major mosques and shrines of Kashmir as police enforced restrictions in most parts of the valley including Srinagar city, officials said...
'A sad mood': Muslim doctor in Malaysia spends Eid in hospital amid pandemicMalaysian doctor Muhammad Syahidd Al-Hatim was used to being away from his family on Eid al-Fitr, having spent the past two years celebrating the end of the holy Ramadan fasting month at Kuala Lumpur..
Amid lockdown, Eid to be celebrated on MondayEid will be celebrated in the country on May 25 as the moon could not be sighted on Saturday, Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Ahmed Shah Bukhari said. Amid the Covid-19 lockdown, Bukhari also..
Coronavirus lockdown: Muslims prepare to offer Eid namaz at home
Afghans throng markets ahead of Muslim holiday despite virus fearsKabul's markets were teeming on Friday in the countdown to the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr as Afghans disregarded government safety guidelines to contain rising coronavirus infections across the..
Saudi Arabia, UAE mosques to stay closed for Eid prayersMosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid Al-Fitr festival, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday, calling on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread..
Isolating Indonesia palm workers to spend Eid holiday on plantationThousands of Indonesian palm oil workers who are in lockdown on plantations due to the coronavirus outbreak will have to stay put for Eid celebrations this weekend, rather than go home to celebrate the..
Egyptians rush to buy treats before Eid al-Fitr curfewFamilies rushed to buy sweets and biscuits in Cairo on Friday as they prepared to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan under a tightened coronavirus curfew and lockdown.
Chafing under lockdown, Palestinians long for Eid celebrationsBethlehem is struggling back to life just in time for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, nearly three months after it became the first town in the West Bank to be sealed off because of a coronavirus..
Iran appeals to people not to travel for Eid holiday to avoid COVID-19 spikeIran's top health official appealed to Iranians to avoid travelling during the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday later this month to avoid the risk of a new surge of coronavirus infections, state TV..
Indonesia's COVID-19 battle faces crucial test over Eid holidayThousands of Indonesians made a late dash to leave Jakarta for their hometowns this week, even as authorities sought to stem the traditional mass exodus at the end of the Muslim fasting month to limit..
Eastern Libyan forces say to move 2-3 km back from Tripoli frontEastern Libyan forces have decided to move back 2-3 kilometers (1.24 miles-1.86 miles) from all front lines in Tripoli to allow people in the city to move more freely during Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr,..
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Erdogan announces Turkish lockdown over religious holidayTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a four-day lockdown starting on May 23 would be imposed nationwide as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the Eid..
Turkey's Erdogan imposes nationwide lockdown over Eid al-FitrTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a four-day lockdown starting on May 23 would be imposed nationwide as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the Eid..
Egypt tightens coronavirus restrictions for Eid holidayEgypt will bring forward the start of its curfew by four hours to 5pm and halt public transport during the six-day Eid holiday from May 24 as it seeks to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, the..
Malaysia to allow mass prayers ahead of Eid as coronavirus cases fallMuslim-majority Malaysia will ease a ban on mass prayers in mosques, starting from Friday and ahead of this month's Eid festival, the government said, as it gradually relaxes curbs that have helped..
Cong leader seeks Karnataka govt nod for Muslims to congregate, offer namaz on Id-ul-Fitr
Saudi Arabia to enforce nationwide 24-hour curfew for Eid holidaySaudi Arabia will enforce a countrywide 24-hour curfew during the five-day Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday later this month to help stem the spread of the coronavirus, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia to introduce 24-hour daily curfew across the Kingdom for Eid holidaySaudi Arabia will enforce a 24-hour curfew across the kingdom during a 5-day holiday to celebrate Muslim Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, the interior ministry said in a..
Pray that we can beat virus before Eid: PMAsking people to observe Ramzan as a time of restraint, sensitivity and service, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed hope that the pandemic would have been tackled by the time of Eid, clearing the..
PM Modi said battle against coronavirus has to be won within one month: Prakash Javadekar"PM Modi in his 'Mann ki Baat' has said that the battle against coronavirus has to be won within one month. He had said that by the time Eid comes we will defeat coronavirus," Javadekar told ANI. He..
Saudi grand mufti: Ramadan evening, Eid prayers to be done at home amid coronavirusSaudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said that Muslim prayers during Ramadan and for the subsequent Eid al-Fitr feast should be..
Indonesia may start new holiday to replace Eid exodus amid COVID-19 concernsIndonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday the government is considering starting a new national holiday to prevent the annual mass exodus usually occurring at the end of the Muslim fasting..
NSA Ajit Doval interacts with security personnel in valleyEarlier in the day, Doval had also carried out a recce of Srinagar to assess the situation on the ground on the day of Eid-ul-Zuha. He visited the most sensitive areas in downtown Srinagar such as..
Kashmir gets a cloak of peace on EidNSA Ajit Doval undertakes aerial survey of Valley; Intel inputs suggest fresh terror threat from JeM terrorists