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Prayers mark Eid in India, but clashes in Kashmir (Roundup)


November 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Thronging mosques, sacrificing goats, greeting friends and rustling up delicacies, millions of Indian Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday. The day passed off peacefully, barring in Jammu ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid packed on Eid, spirit of sacrifice reigns


November 7th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims thronged the 17th century Jama Masjid and other mosques in the capital on Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, celebrating the festival with special prayers and ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, or the festival of sacrifice, with religious zeal and fervour across the country.After Eid prayers, the faithful sacrificed camels, cows, goats, rams ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid prayers held across Kashmir


November 7th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims turned out Monday across the Kashmir Valley to offer Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at various Eidgahs and mosques despite the morning cold.Large Eid gatherings were ... Read more...

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Kerala Muslims celebrate Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala Monday offered prayers at mosques and specially-built prayer centres across the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha.Devout Muslims, dressed in their best, started ... Read more...

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Prayers, sacrifice on Eid-ul-Zuha in Andhra Pradesh


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, Muslims across Andhra Pradesh offered prayers at mosques, Eidgahs and open grounds before the slaughter of 'halal' animals, symbolising the spirit of ... Read more...

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President, PM, Sonia greet nation on Eid


November 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of ... Read more...

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Delhi’s star goat this Eid costs Rs.1.5 lakh


November 6th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The livestock markets in Old Delhi's Jama Masjid area are witnessing high footfalls and doing brisk business as Muslims gear up to celebrate Eid-ul-Zuha Monday. ... Read more...

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Vivid platters for Eid this year (With recipes)


November 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Biryanis, kormas, kebabs and niharis...Muslims in the capital are gearing up to cook mouth-watering delicacies as the city celebrates the festival of Eid-ul-Azha Monday.Popular dishes ... Read more...

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18 people injured in shootout inside mosque in southwestern Pak


November 17th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Nov 17 (ANI): Eighteen people were wounded in a shootout inside a mosque in southwestern Pakistan's Khuzdar district, according to police.The clash took place following a dispute over which of the ... Read more...

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Praying in Jama Masjid and feasting on mutton - it’s Eid!


November 17th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The area around Jama Masjid in Delhi's old quarter was a sight to behold Wednesday as men of all ages, dressed in crisp white pathani ... Read more...

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In Hyderabad, faithful throng Mir Alam Eidgah, Mecca Masjid


November 17th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 200,000 people offered prayers at the historic Mir Alam Eidgah, making for the biggest Eid-ul-Azha congregation in Hyderabad. They were among millions of Muslims who celebrated the ... Read more...

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Be it Mammootty or common Muslims, Eid-ul-Azha touches all


November 17th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty wasn't the only one who took a break from work on Eid-ul-Azha. Thousands of ordinary Muslim men and women in Kerala celebrated the festival of ... Read more...

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Id-ul Zuha celebrated across India today


November 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Id-ul-Zuha is being celebrated across the country today with great enthusiasm and devotion.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Sacrifice essence of life: Message of Eid-ul-Azha (Comment)


November 17th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed Even as the country celebrates Eid-ul-Azha, the festival of sacrifice, the significance of it is often not understood.A sacrifice, usually taken to be the slaughtering of animals, is much ... Read more...

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President, PM greet citizens on Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the ocassion of Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed Wednesday, stating that it teaches the ... Read more...

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India celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha with spirit of sacrifice (Roundup)


November 28th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Dressed in their finest, millions of Muslims Saturday thronged mosques across the country and then visited their relatives and friends to celebrate the festival of Eid-ul-Zuha. In the ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


November 28th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Muslims across Uttar Pradesh celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Saturday with traditional fervour as thousands attended the special morning prayers in mosques amid heavy deployment of police and security personnel. In Lucknow, ... Read more...

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Muslims celebrate Eid Al Adha today


November 28th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): Muslims all over the world are celebrating the festival of Eid Al Adha today. However, Muslims in Kerala celebrated the festival on Friday.People across the Gulf region ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha


November 28th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Dressed in festive clothes, Muslims thronged mosques across the national capital Saturday to pray on Eid-ul-Zuha. One of the main centres for the Eid festivities ... Read more...

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President, vice-president greet nation on Bakr Eid


November 27th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Bakr Eid, saying that the festival "enriches our composite culture". In her message, she said: "On ... Read more...

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Kashmir markets abuzz with shoppers for the Eid festival


November 27th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 27 (ANI): On the eve of the Eid-Al-Adha festival, the markets are abuzz with people on a marketing spree.Also known as the Festival of Sacrifice, Eid-Al-Adha is ... Read more...

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President, Vice President greet nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha


November 27th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, Patil said: "On the ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala celebrate Bakr Eid


November 27th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) Muslims across Kerala Friday gathered in mosques and special prayer centres to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha, or Bakr Eid, the festival of sacrifice. Soon after the morning prayers, thousands of devotees ... Read more...

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Livestock sellers earn huge profits in Kashmir ahead of Eid festival


November 26th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 26 (ANI): The livestock sellers here are making huge profits ahead of the Eid-Al-Adha, the feast of sacrifice.Eid-Al-Adha, also known as Eid-ul-Zuha or Bakr-Eid, is celebrated every ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack casts shadow over Eid-ul-Zuha festivities (Roundup)


December 9th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai/Hyderabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Muslims attired in their best gathered at mosques for prayers and wished each other on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha, also known as Bakr Eid, Tuesday, but the ... Read more...

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Muslims offer Eid-ul-Adha prayers


December 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kalyan (Mumbai)/New Delhi/Srinagar, Dec 9 (ANI): Muslims all over India celebrated Eid-ul-Adha on Tuesday that marks the end of pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Popularly known as Baqr-e-Eid, the festival is ... Read more...

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Delhi marks Eid-ul-Zuha with simplicity, prayers


December 9th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Muslims dressed in festive robes gathered at mosques for prayers and wished each other on the occassion of Eid-ul-Zuha in the national capital Tuesday but the terror ... Read more...

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Patna livestock sellers sell sacrificial goats named after Bollywood stars


December 8th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 8 (ANI): Livestock sellers in Patna are selling sacrificial goats named after popular Bollywood stars ahead of Eid-ul-Zuha. In a bid to add glam quotient to their goats, the ... Read more...

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Agra’s Eid fervour dampened by terror, financial crisis


December 8th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 8 (IANS) The customary Eid fervour in Agra is clearly missing this time around with the terror attacks in Mumbai and the recessionary trends casting a shadow over the festivities.Many ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM greet nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha


December 8th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation ahead of the auspicious occasion of Id-ul-Zuha which is being celebrated to ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala celebrate Bakr-Eid


December 8th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala Monday offered prayers at mosques and specially erected prayer centres across the state on the occasion of Bakr-Eid.Monday is a public holiday in the state ... Read more...

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Eid shopping at feverish pitch in Kashmir


December 7th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Eid shopping touched a feverish pitch in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir as thousands of Muslims thronged markets to buy new clothes, sweetmeat, cakes, cellphones and ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Saif and Salman on sale this Bakr-Eid


December 4th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Shah Rukh stood tall and handsome, the cynosure of all eyes at a busy market near Jama Masjid in central Delhi. But just in case you thought ... Read more...

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Kashmir Singh walks out of Pakistani jail a free man


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Kashmir Singh, an Indian who has languished in a Pakistani prison for 35 years on espionage charges, was released Monday evening from Lahore's Central Jail. ... Read more...

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