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    Kerala Floods: Muslim NGOs donate Rs 10 lakh as Eid gift to flood-hit people

    Mumbai: Following an extensive donation drive for the Kerala calamity, students from Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) Maharashtra along with members of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind and other local NGOs are back on the occasion of Eid collecting more than Rs 10 lakh from Eidgahs and Mosques after the Eid prayers.

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    Bombay High Court directs BMC to streamline Bakra-Eid animal slaughter process

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court directed the Mumbai civic body today to prepare a regulatory mechanism to streamline the process of granting permission for animal slaughter for Bakra-Eid from the next year, days after the authorities were forced to temporarily suspend the system for online permission following glaring errors.

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    Eid al-Adha 2018: From Mutton Biryani to Bhuni Raan, 10 delicious cuisines to gorge on Bakra Eid

    Eid Mubarak! Eid al-Adha also called as Bakra Eid, is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Islam. The day marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage. The day is celebrated with a lavish menu, as families and friends come together to enjoy a feast in each other’s company. As they say, no celebration is complete without food. Talking about the cuisine how can one forget the melt-in-the-mouth seekh kebabs, clay

  • Ahead of Bakri Eid, CM Yogi Adityanath bans animal sacrifice in open

    Lucknow: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has reportedly directed the police authorities and the administration to ensure that sacrifice of animals does not take place in the open during the upcoming festival of Bakra-Eid or Eid-ul-Adha. He has further directed the authorities to make sure that the blood and the offal were not disposed of by the devout into drains.

  • Centre again changes Eid-ul-Zuha holiday to August 22

    New Delhi: Withdrawing its earlier statement, the Centre on Monday announced a change in the holiday for Eid-ul-Zuha, saying central government offices located here will remain closed on August 22 in place of August 23. This follows an intimation from the Ruiyat Hilal (Moon Deciding Committee) headed by the Shahi Imam, Jama Masjid, Delhi, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, that reports of sighting of moon have been received from different cities of India, an official

  • Tripura Muslim body urges State government to take steps for peaceful Bakra Eid

    Agartala (Tripura): Tripura’s Jamiat Ulama-e Hind, one of the oldest bodies of the minority Muslim population of the state, appealed to the new ruling BJP-IPFT government to take necessary appropriate measures so that the Muslim population can celebrate the upcoming Eid al-Adha, also called the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’, without any fear.

  • Eid al-Adha 2017: Wishes and greetings to share on SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook

    Bakra Eid will be celebrated tomorrow almost in every part of India and the festival is important festival among Muslim community. Eid al-Adha is celebrated in to honor the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. As per the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and falls approximately 11 days prior to the previous year’s Eid.

  • Eid al-Adha 2017: Significance, celebration and all you need to know

    The literal translation of Eid al-Adha, also known as Bakra Eid, is ‘Feast of the sacrifice’. It is among the two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide. The festival pays tribute to one of the greatest demonstrations of faith with Islam. It is celebrated in to honor the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. As per the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of

  • Bhopal: No takers: Ahead of Eid, goat traders get sluggish response

    Bhopal: With Eid-ul-Zuha just three days away, the makeshift goat markets in the city are abuzz with activity but nothing like last year. Not happy with the response, the traders have attributed the slow business to demonetisation and GST, besides inflation and rain. Sellers from Hoshangabad, Sehore, Sironj, Gwalior, Shivpuri and Silwani as well as from other states including Kota (Rajasthan) have reached the capital to sell their goats. The prices range

  • At Deonar, meat traders complain of stray dogs

    Mumbai: As Bakra Eid comes closer, traders at the Deonar abattoir remain dissatisfied with the services given by the civic body and allege that their complaints to the corporation are unheard.

  • Special prayers offered for Haj victims, farmers on Eid

    Mumbai : The Muslims across the city gathered twice on Friday to offer their prayers – in the morning for Eid al-Adha, popularly known as Bakra Eid, and in the afternoon for the Juma namaz. However, the stampede that happened on Thursday during a Hajj ritual in Mina, Saudi Arabia, in which over 717 pilgrims lost their lives, including 18 Indians, did cast a shadow.

  • BJP, Sena differ over renovation of Deonar abattoir

    Mumbai : Even though the BMC’s standing committee on Wednesday approved the renovation of the Deonar slaughterhouse in preparation for the upcoming Bakra Eid, the issue found the BMC’s two ruling parties divided in opinion.

  • Upgrade Deonar abbatoir to accommodate goats before Bakri Eid, says SP

    Mumbai : Expecting the number of goats to be slaughtered during Eid-al-Adha, or Bakra Eid, to double this year, Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi, along with corporator Rais Shaikh, met Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Thursday asking for an upgrade of the Deonar slaughterhouse.