Zil Hajj crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha on Aug 23 in India

Zil Hajj crescent not sighted, Eid-ul-Adha on Aug 23 in India

Hyderabad: The Eid-ul-Adha will be celebrated across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on August 23 (Thursday) as the crescent for Zil Hajj was not sighted on Sunday. This was announced by a team of noted Islamic Scholars under the aegis of the Central Ruiyat-e-Hilal Committee – Hyderabad Deccan. The Committee which met at the Hussaini Building […]

Eid al Adha 2018 Moon sighted in Pakistan, Bangladesh

Eid al Adha 2018 Moon sighted in Pakistan, Bangladesh

Pakistan and Bangladesh: The new moon pronouncing the start of the month of Dhul Hijjah is sighted today i.e. Sunday August 21, 2018 corresponding to 29th of Dhulka’edah 1439 AH in Pakistan. Accordingly, Eid al Adha will be celebrated in Pakistan on Wednesday August 22, 2018, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee announced on Monday. The announcement was […]

Batamaloo Gunfight: 1 SOG man killed, civilian among 5 injured

Batamaloo Gunfight: 1 SOG man killed, civilian among 5 injured

Srinagar: Three days ahead of August 15 function, a gunfight between militants and government forces ensued at Batmaloo area in which a special police officer (SPO) who was attached with SOG was killed, four forces personnel and a civilian were injured. The place where the encounter took place is a few kilometers from the venue where the official […]

Critically injured in Tosamaidan blast youth succumbs

Critically injured in Tosamaidan blast youth succumbs

Srinagar: A seriously wounded person who was injured along with two other persons atTosamaidan in Khag area succumbed to injuries in SKIMS Soura here in Srinagar on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Wajid Bashir Ahanger of Zago Khareen, Beerwah. Earlier, three persons including Wajid had suffered injuries after a shell exploded in Tosamaidan. SSP Budgam Tejinder […]

Governor inaugurates First Harvest of High Density Apples at SKUAST-K

Governor inaugurates First Harvest of High Density Apples at SKUAST-K

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra inaugurated the First Harvest of the High Density Plantation of Apples at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-K today by plucking some fruit from among the several varieties of High Density apples in the SKUAST-K Orchard. Governor lauded the initiatives of Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice Chancellor, and his […]

Over 16 lakh fine realized from erring business operators

Over 16 lakh fine realized from erring business operators

SRINAGAR: The Commissionerate of Food Safety department during last three month have lifted 706 samples of different food articles for analytical purposes out of which 192 has been found not conforming the standards prescribed under Food Safety & standards Act, 2006 and accordingly precautions under different provision of FSS Act have been lodged in the competent courts […]

Denmark mulls adding jail terms to face veil ban

Denmark mulls adding jail terms to face veil ban

Copenhagen: Denmark has been discussing adding jail terms to a controversial ban on the wearing of face veils in public that came into force on August 1. Rachid Nekkaz, a French business executive of Algerian origin, has launched a fund against the burqa ban, which he called “illegal,” and has paid fines of over 500 […]