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Id Ul Fitr
Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Family starts Id with visit to burial ground

Tauhid Alam was electrocuted on Wednesday when he banged against the shutter of the shop adjacent to his garments store as Cyclone Amphan raged across Calcutta. He had planned to inaugurate the store ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.20

Id gifts for Hindu priests

A 28-year-old casual employee of a government hospital in Hooghly district distributed clothes among 37 Hindu priests and 20 others, including imams, in his neighbourhood on Sunday.The youth’s gestu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Concern over Id shopping crowds

The Dhubri district Youth Congress committee on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal demanding closure of all garment and footwear shops in this lower Assam town with im...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Pray at home, says mosque

Ghar pe namaz (pray at home) is the message the city’s oldest mosque, Burha Jame Masjid, is giving the faithful this Id, having decided not to hold public prayers on its premises this year in view o...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Culture  /  Published 23.05.20

This many-tangled Id

Pichhale pahar se uth ke nahaanekii dhuum haiSheer-o-shakkar siwaiyyaan pakaane ki dhuum haiPir-o-javaan ko nema’ten khaane ki dhuum haiLadkon ko idgaah ke jaane ki dhuum haiThe children clamour to ...
By Rana Safvi in

World  /  Published 23.05.20

Muslims pray in Berlin church

The Dar Assalam mosque in the Neukölln district normally welcomes hundreds of Muslims to its Friday services. But it can currently only accommodate 50 people at a time under Germany’s coronavirus r...
By Reuters in Berlin

North East  /  Published 25.05.20

Covid-19, rain dampen Id festivities in Assam

Id-ul-Fitre this year turned out to be a damp affair, literally, as it rained through the night before and morning of Monday.The mosques and Iddgahs across the state remained deserted as the faithful ...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.05.20

CM plea to curb Id celebrations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday urged Muslims to curtail Id celebrations and pray indoors in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Sonowal made the appeal at Jonai in Dhemaji dis...
By TT Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.05.20

Covid-19 and cyclone to make for subdued Id in Assam

Muslims in the state will not be celebrating Id-ul-Fitr but merely observing the usually joyous occasion at the end of a month of fasting during Ramazan.There will be no community prayers at mosques a...
By Ali Fauz Hassan Guwahati in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.20

Id in quarantine and shelter

Id celebration, or lack of it, cut a bleak picture in swathes of cyclone-hit districts of North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas and Murshidabad on Monday, acting as a final blow to expectations “alre...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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