fasting month

Eid celebrated with prayers for peace, feasting (Roundup)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) With feasts, warm "Eid Mubarak" greetings, and prayers for peace Muslims across the country celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Monday, marking the end of the holy month of ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan suicide bombing


August 31st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 25 wounded in a massive suicide bombing at a parking lot of a mosque in Quetta city Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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PM visits Ansari, greets him on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday visited Vice President Hamid Ansari and greeted him on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, an official said here."Prime minister visited ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated Wednesday across Pakistan with great religious zeal and fervour at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.The country began the celebrations after ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


August 31st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm in this Uttar Pradesh capital amid ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Delhi


August 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims visited mosques across the capital Wednesday morning to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in Uttar Pradesh ahead of Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) Heavy security arrangements have been made across Uttar Pradesh ahead of Eid ul-Fitr - the festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramzan - ... Read more...

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Osama vengeance: Al Qaeda vows 100 attacks in Iraq


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 21 (IANS) An Al Qaeda-linked group has vowed to launch 100 attacks in Iraq to avenge the death of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Ramzan begins in Hyderabad


August 1st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Muslim holy month of fasting Ramzan began in Hyderabad and the rest of Andhra Pradesh with the sighting of the moon Monday.Ruwait-e-Hilal or moon sighting ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden calls for flood relief in Pakistan in alleged message


October 1st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Osama bin Laden in an alleged audio message called on Muslims to join as the devastating floods in Pakistan is "bigger than the victims of wars," reports ... Read more...

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Modest Eid celebrations in Pakistan amidst flood devastation


September 12th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffargarh, Sept 12 (ANI): Celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr were kept low-key in Pakistan in view of the devastation caused by the worst-ever floods in the country's history, affecting some 21 million people ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Lucknow


September 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, was Saturday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm here with Muslims holding special prayers for communal harmony and peace ... Read more...

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Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid being celebrated today with fervor and gaiety


September 11th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi/Uttar Pradesh), Sep 11 (ANI): The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi and Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated today with traditional fervor and religious devotion.In Mumbai, the chants of 'Ganpati bappa moraya' could be ... Read more...

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Quran burning protester shot dead in Afghanistan, several injured


September 10th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Upon pastor's plan of Quran burning, thousands of Afghans have gathered across the middle eastern country, protesting and some even threatening to attack U.S. bases, local media ... Read more...

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One dies in Afghanistan protest over Quran burning (Second lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (DPA) At least one demonstrator was killed Friday in northeastern Afghanistan at a protest against a Christian minister's plan to burn Qurans in the US, the provincial government ... Read more...

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15 killed in car bomb attack in Russia (Lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide car bomb attack in a busy marketplace in Russia's Vladikavkaz city, capital of North Ossetia, left at least 15 people dead Thursday, according to the Itar-Tass ... Read more...

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Road accidents claim about 130 lives in Indonesian


September 9th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 9 (DPA) At least 128 people have been killed in road accidents this week as millions of Indonesians home to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid ul-Fitr, local media reports ... Read more...

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Even Ramazan does not prevent Islamabad’s police officers from gambling


September 8th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.8 (ANI): The Capital Territory Police (CTP) in Islamabad is being accused of having a significant role in promoting the Pakistan capital as a paradise for gamblers.The Daily Times quoted sources ... Read more...

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Stoning of Iranian woman ‘barbaric’: EU


September 8th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said he was "appalled" to learn of the sentencing to death by stoning of a 43-year-old Iranian woman and called it "barbaric ... Read more...

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Mammootty turns 57


September 7th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 7 (IANS) Superstar Mammootty was busy doing what he knows best on his birthday. He was shooting for his upcoming film "Best Actor" as he turned 57 Tuesday. "There were no ... Read more...

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Kashmir unrest hits affects of religious items during Ramzan


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep 5 (ANI): The sale of religious items and food products has gone down due to the ongoing curfew and shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir during the fasting month ... Read more...

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Muslims across India offer prayers on last Friday of Ramadan


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 3 (ANI): Muslims across India gathered in huge numbers at various mosques to offer the 'Alvida Namaz' on the occasion of the last 'Jumma' of the fasting month ... Read more...

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Vermicelli sales in Gorakhpur shoot up during Ramadan


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan Kumar ShahGorakhpur, Sep 3 (ANI): The sale of vermicelli, or 'seviyan' as it is popularly called in India has shot up during the fasting month of Ramadan.'Seviyan' forms an intrinsic ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad predicts failure of Mideast talks


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday that this week's Mideast peace talks as well as Israel itself were "doomed to collapse" as millions of Iranians were expected ... Read more...

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Kashmir unrest plays spoilsport for dry fruits business


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Sep 2 (ANI): The prevailing unrest in Jammu and Kashmir is playing spoilsport for the dry fruits business in the Kashmir Valley during the auspicious Muslim ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns for a day in Kashmir Valley


September 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Life was back to normal for a day in the Kashmir Valley Wednesday as authorities lifted curfew and separatists called off protests and shutdowns. "Curfew has been lifted from ... Read more...

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UAE sends 500 tonnes food aid to Somalia


September 1st, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 500 tonnes of food to Somalia as part of its humanitarian assistance to the poverty-stricken country during the holy month ... Read more...

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Students should not be forced to wear headscarf: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister


August 29th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the incident in which school teachers forced a female Muslim student to wear headscarf should have been avoided.Yassin, ... Read more...

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Vermicelli sales shoot up in Hyderabad during Ramadan


August 26th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
By RanjeethHyderabad, Aug 26 (ANI): The sale of vermicelli, or 'seviyan' as it is popularly called, has shot up here during the fasting month of Ramadan.'Seviyan' forms an intrinsic part of ... Read more...

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I don’t compromise on my religious belief: Mammootty


August 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 25 (IANS) He is one of the busiest persons in the Malayalam film industry, but superstar Mammootty is not missing his Ramadan fast despite the workload. "Acting is my job and ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claims Baghdad blast


August 21st, 2010 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda terror network has claimed responsibility for a suicide blast at an army recruitment centre in Baghdad that killed at least 59 people and wounded over ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi gives 1,000 motorists iftar meals daily


August 18th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) Around 1,000 motorists travelling across Abu Dhabi are being served iftar meals daily to create awareness in the Emirates during the holy month on wastage of food. A ... Read more...

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Pak deluge to have lasting effect on battered country


August 17th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.17 (ANI): The devastating deluge in Pakistan has not only inundated acres of land and left millions homeless, but it has also added to the complexities facing the troubled country.With ... Read more...

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TV series on Jesus banned in Lebanon after Christian anger (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 13 (DPA) The final episode of an Iranian television series called "The Messiah" was banned Friday in Lebanon, after a complaint from Catholics. The series, based on the Koran's version of ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins with the sighting of moon


August 11th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began here and in other parts of Andhra Pradesh with the sighting of the moon Wednesday. The moon sighting committee comprising religious scholars ... Read more...

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