Food  /  Published 18.04.21

Date with health

Medjool: Native to Morocco, these dates were originally eaten by royalty, hence known as ‘king of fruits’. They are considered to fend off fatigue and are one of the world’s most pop...
By Hena Nafis

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

Confluence at place of worship

Two boards with the name of the mosque stuck to its walls also have the three words written on them — “Prabhuke pranam koro (Pray to the Lord)”. “Prabhu is usually used in a c...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Hindu-Muslim ties ‘fox’ probe agency

A Kerala minister has alleged that officials of a central investigating agency had racially profiled a man while interrogating him over a case linked to the distribution of food kits sponsored by the ...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

Health  /  Published 19.05.20

Delay, don’t deny

Faith and fasting have a curious connection. Be it Karwa Chauth, Mahashivratri or Paryushan, Ramzan or Lent, fasting is a constant. Of course, there exist variants. There is intermittent fasting when ...
By Manasi Shah

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.20

Sumi brings bank to the doorstep

A day before the start of the Ramazan month, homemaker Nasira Biwi, 58, realised she would need Rs 500 for some rituals. Hesitant to make the 6km trip to the nearest bank branch in Birbhum’s Lohapur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Nalhati


Jharkhand  /  Published 24.04.20

Offer prayers at home: Govt

Chief minister Hemant Soren has made a fervent appeal to the faithful to stay indoors and offer prayers in their own houses as Muslims across the country began observing Ramzan under an unprecedented ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Delhi  /  Published 01.05.20

Life in Delhi: desperate, hungry

For migrant workers stranded in the national capital, every day is a struggle. According to the 2011 census, about 40 per cent of Delhi’s population are migrants. Some managed to get out in buses ru...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.20

Feast after the fast

Boti kebabIngredientsBoneless chicken (breast) 500gLemon 1 piece Red chilli powder 1tsp Vinegar 1tsp White pepper (crushed) 1tsp Mustard oil tbsp lCashew paste 15 to 20Ginger-garli...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.20

Id mubarak without the embrace

The ongoing pandemic may rob Id of the customary heartfelt embrace.With the month-long Ramzan ending on Sunday, Muslims in Ranchi are looking forward to Id on Monday but at the same time wondering how...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 25.04.20

God’s wrath over obscenity: Pakistan cleric

A prominent Pakistani cleric has stoked controversy after his remarks relating to the coronavirus pandemic’ which he claimed was because of God’s wrath over increasing obscenity and nudity. Right...
By PTI in Lahore


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