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Haj Committee of India invites aspirant applications

SRINAGAR — The aspirants who wish to undertake Haj journey during the year 2020-21 are being informed that the Haj Committee of India vide...

Moon not sighted, 1st Rabi-ul-Awal on Oct 19: Grand Mufti

SRINAGAR — Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam on Saturday said that moon for the Rabi-ul-Awal (Islamic month) wasn’t sighted today and first Rabi-ul-Awal will be...

Saudi to gradually resume ‘Umrah’ pilgrimage

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia will gradually resume the year-round 'Umrah' pilgrimage for Muslims from October 4, the interior ministry said on Tuesday, seven months...

No substitute to sacrificing animals on Eid-ul-Azha: Grand Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam on Tuesday said that there is no substitute to sacrificing animals (Qurbani) on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha and people intending to sacrifice animals must follow proper guidelines and take extreme precautions while distributing the sacrificial meat among neighbours and relations.

Saudi Arabia mulls cancelling Hajj for first time: Report

Saudi Arabian authorities were considering cancelling the annual Hajj pilgrimage season for the first time since the establishment of the Kingdom in 1932, after the number of coronavirus infections exceeded 100,000, a senior official said.

Eid to be celebrated across J&K tomorrow: Kashmir’s Grand Mufti

Kashmir’s Grand Mufti Nasir Ul Islam today said that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated across J&K tomorrow as moon “has been sighted.”

Eid-ul-Fitr tomorrow as Shawwal moon sighted

The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee has announced that the Shawwal moon has been sighted, therefore, Eid in Pakistan will be observed tomorrow (Sunday).

Watching Ertugrul is Haraam, says Dr Zakir Naik

Renowned Islamic scholar Dr Zakir Naik said people should avoid watching Turkish television series called Dirilis: Ertugrul, which is 'Haraam'.

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Centre orders premature repatriation of IPS officer Rakesh Balwal to Manipur cadre

In a significant development, the Government of India has issued an order for the premature repatriation of IPS officer Rakesh Balwal to the Manipur cadre.
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J&K School Education Department proposes JKPSC-administered departmental exams for promotions

The School Education Department has proposed to conduct departmental examinations through the J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC) to promote its employees.

31 militants killed in Kashmir valley this year: J&K Police

A total of 31 militants have been killed in joint operations in the Kashmir valley this year so far, police said here on Wednesday.

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Shia Muslims observe Ashura in Pulwama with communal support and devotion

In Gangoo area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, the Shia Muslim community observed the sacred occasion of Ashura on Saturday with heartfelt mourning.