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Eid al-Adha 2021: Date, history, importance, and significance

Eid al-Adha (Bakrid) 2021 Date India: There are two official Islamic festivals celebrated around the world and Eid-al Adha or Bakrid is one of them. It is celebrated in the month of  Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid-al Adha falls on the 10th day of …

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No nod for Eid congregational prayers in Kashmir

Srinagar:  No congregational prayers would be allowed in the Kashmir Valley on Eid-ul-Zuha because of the COVID protocol that limits the number of people offering prayers in any group to 25, officials announced on Sunday. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P.K. Pole said that no congregational prayers will be allowed on Eid-ul-Zuha …

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Remembering Ahmad Ali Khan ‘Qayamat’, the Nawab of Doolighat who established azadari in Azeemabad

By Ali Fraz Rezvi “Hussain! Hussain!” Echo the streets of Patna as thousands of people come out of their houses and march to Ashok Rajpath barefoot, dressed in black, beating their chests. They move towards the Karbala Shah Baqer, mourning the martyrdom of the man centuries ago. The chants grow …

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All applications for Haj 2021 cancelled: Haj Committee of India

Last year also the government had decided that Muslims from India will not travel to Saudi Arabia for Haj 2020 after the Kingdom conveyed that pilgrims should not be sent in the wake of the coronavirus. The Haj Committee of India on Tuesday announced that all the applications for the …

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Saudi Arabia to announce Haj, Umrah plans amidst covid scare

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said only B.1.617.2, one of the three strains of the B.1.617 Covid-19 variant first detected in India, is a “variant of concern” now and noted that lower rates of transmission have been observed for the other two lineages. The B.1.617 variant was first detected …

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Hindus fast in solidarity with muslim neighbors

Shivaji Khairnar was nine in the early 1990s when riots erupted in his Mumbai neighborhood, claiming at least 900 lives. A Hindu, he was told not to play with Muslim children and saw firsthand the developing fissures between the two communities. That bitter childhood experience, rather than fuel sectarian hatred, …

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Muslims urged to offer prayers of last Friday of ramzan at home

LUCKNOW — The Islamic Centre of India in Lucknow has issued an appeal asking Muslims to offer namaaz for “Alvida Juma” (last Friday of Ramzan) in their homes. Islamic Centre chairman and prominent Sunni cleric of Lucknow Idgah, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali, said it was important to follow Covid-19 …

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No Haj Travel Without Two Vaccine Doses: Haj Committee of India

MUMBAI — In a major development, the Haj Committee of India (HCI) has said that no Indian Muslims shall be allowed to go for the annual Haj pilgrimage unless they have taken the two vaccine doses. The HCI CEO Maqsood Ahmed Khan made the announcement late on Thursday following the …

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Jamiat urges Gujarat govt to change curfew timings for Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan

Raza Academy, a Mumbai-based organisation, has also urged the Maharashtra government to allow devotees to offer prayers in mosques during the month of Ramadan while taking care of precautionary measures By Muslim Mirror Staff New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JUH) has written to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani seeking relaxation in curfew …

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