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Eid ul Azha

In Pictures: Eid-ul-Azha celebrations across the nation

On the occasion of Eid al-Azha, Muslims around the world sacrifice an animal mainly a goat, cow, or camel. However this year, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan honoured the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). Camel

Message of Eid-ul-Azha

Eid-ul-Azha is being observed by Muslims around the world with traditional religious zeal and fervor. The auspicious day marks the extreme sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim (May Allah Bless Him) centuries ago who was willing to sacrifice this own son Prophet

Restaurants that will BBQ your sacrificial animal’s meat this Eid

The festive occasion of Eid-ul-Azha is being observed by Muslims in Pakistan and around the world. Pious Muslims sacrifice animals on this day in accordance with Islamic rituals and traditions. While this is a religious occasion, it is also an

Eid ban in Kashmir

It has been nearly one year since India revoked the autonomy of Jammu and Kashmir as part of its nefarious designs to alter the demography of the region. The people of the restive valley have ever since endured countless atrocities

Celebrating Eid-ul-Azha in a responsible way

Eid al-Azha (Feast of the Sacrifice) also called Eid Qurban or Bakra-Eid, is the second of two Islamic holidays celebrated worldwide each year and considered the holier of the two. The occasion honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (May Allah

Markets, shopping centres to remain open in Sindh before Eid-ul-Azha

KARACHI: The government of Sindh has decided not to close markets and shopping centres before Eid-ul-Azha. Minister for Information Nasir Hussain Shah said the minister will not further tighten the lockdown. He said the lockdown in Punjab is the decision

Shrines across Sindh to be opened after Eid-ul-Azha: Minister

SEHWAN: Sindh Minister for Auqaf and Irrigation Suhail Anwar Siyal has said that all shrines in the province will be opened for public after Eid-ul-Azha. This minister was speaking to media in Sehwan district Jamshoro after paying a visit to

Pakistan among fortunate countries seeing drop in virus cases: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again urged to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity while strictly following the safety guidelines enforced to stem the spread of the coronavirus. In the statement on Twitter, the prime minister said that unlike neighbouring

Eid cattle markets

Eid-ul-Azha is a festive occasion but will be a different affair this year amid the coronavirus pandemic as there is an increased risk of the spread of communicable viruses. The government has allowed setting up small markets but in large

PM appeals to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity, observe SOPs

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with simplicity and strictly observe standard operating procedures (SOPs) against the spread of coronavirus. The prime minister was speaking to media after inaugurating Isolation Hospital and Infectious

Eid-ul-Azha plan to be finalised next week: Minister

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ijaz Ahmed Shah briefed the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) regarding Eid-ul-Azha management plan and associated hazards of cattle market and animal sacrifices in public places and urban areas. The NCOC forum was informed that plan

Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on July 31, predicts Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Monday predicted that Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on July 31. Taking to Twitter, the federal minister said that the moon for the Islamic month of Zil Hajj will be spotted

Eid-ul-Azha likely to be affected by pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic dampened the usual festivities and jovial atmosphere normally associated with Eid-ul-Fitr. It also caused massive economic losses as business remained shuttered and people reduced shopping and outdoor activities. According to conservative estimates, the country suffered a loss

PM points out Kashmir issue on day honouring victims of violence

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on the occasion of the first International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief pointed out the situation of the Kashmiris living under the Indian occupation on Thursday. In

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated with religious fervour across country

KARACHI: The people have celebrated Eid-ul-Azha across the country in order to remember the supreme sacrifice offered by Hazrat Ibrahim and his son Hazrat Ismail in the fulfillment of the holy decree. The Eid prayers were offered at mosques and

CM Sindh to reduce prisoners’ sentences on Eid eve

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has announced a reduction in sentences of prisoners on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha. The chief minister announced 60 days’ remission in prisoners’ sentences on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and Pakistan’s Independence Day on