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Rupee Gains For Second Straight Session, Settles At 74.46/USD

Jul 22, 2021 PTI

The rupee opened at 74.46, and hit an intra-day high of 74.33 and a low of 74.53. It finally finished at 74.46, higher by 15 paise over its last close

Eid al-Adha: Delhiites Celebrate Inside Homes Amid Pandemic

Jul 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The day lacked usual hustle bustle and festivity as major mosques such as Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid in old Delhi were closed for the visitors. Police personnel were also deployed outside the mosques to prevent crowding.


Eid-Al-Adha: Celebrations Across India In Shadow Of Pandemic

In view of the deadly second wave from earlier in the year as well as warnings of an imminent third wave, several states have laid out fresh rules and regulations for Bakrid celebrations.

Bakrid Row: Supreme Court Raps Kerala Govt On Allowing Relaxations

Jul 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The SC rapped Kerala for bowing down to traders’ pressure by granting relaxations ahead of Bakrid, adding that it showed the “sorry state of affairs”.


Afghan Crisis: Three Rockets Hit Near Presidential Palace Ahead Of Ghani Address

There were no injuries recorded and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds

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20 July, 2021

Bakrid Row: CPI(M) Says No Going Back On Relaxations In Kerala; Rift In IMA

Preetha Nair

Kerala chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) differed from the central body in moving SC on Bakrid relaxations and comparing it with UP’s Kanwar Yatra


19 July, 2021

SC Asks Kerala Govt To Respond On Petition Against Bakrid Relaxations

Outlook Web Bureau

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on July 17 had announced the relaxations in Covid restrictions in view of the upcoming Bakrid festival.


19 July, 2021

IMA Asks Kerala Govt To Withdraw Bakrid Relaxations, Says Will Move SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex doctors' organisation said it would move the Supreme Court if the Kerala government does not enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour.


16 July, 2021

J&K Govt Bans Slaughter Of Bovine Animals On Eid, Religious Bodies Say Order Unacceptable

Naseer Ganai

The Director Planning, J&K Animal, Sheep Husbandry has issued a letter to commissioners asking to take stringent action against the offenders violating animal welfare laws.


01 August, 2020

No Masks, No Social Distancing For Pakistan Cricketers As They Celebrate Eid-ul-Adha In England - See Pics

Outlook Web Bureau

Pictures of Pakistan cricket team celebrating Eid al-Adha prompted fans to ask, where are the masks. Read fan reactions


13 August, 2019

Kashmiri Students Reject State-Sponsorred Eid Festivities At Jamia Millia Islamia: Varsity

PTI

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik had sanctioned Rs 1 lakh each to liaison officers to organise Eid festivities for students from the state who are studying in different cities and were unable to go home on the occasion


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12 August, 2019

No Exchange Of Sweets Between India, Pakistan Troops Along International Border On Eid

PTI

There has been fresh strain in ties between India and Pakistan after the government scrapped special status to Jammu and Kashmir, with Islamabad unilaterally downgrading diplomatic relations.


12 August, 2019

Eight Killed In Nigeria Jihadist Attacks: Millitary

Outlook Web Bureau

Three troops and three civilians died on Saturday when fighters from the IS-aligned Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) group attacked a base in Gubio, a town 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the regional capital Maiduguri.


12 August, 2019

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Hosts 125 Kashmiri Students For Lunch On Eid

Outlook Web Bureau

Assuring Kashmiri students of their safety in Punjab, the Chief Minister said, "We cannot replace your families. But I hope you consider us as your family too."


12 August, 2019

Eid al-Adha Prayers Peaceful In Kashmir: Police

PTI

Jammu and Kashmir police said Eid prayers concluded peacefully in various parts of the Valley.


12 August, 2019

People Of Kashmir Have Been Kept 'Imprisoned' In Their Own Homes On Eid: Sitaram Yechury

Outlook Web Bureau

While greeting people on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, who along with CPI general secretary had been denied entry into Srinagar on Friday, said he still didn't know the condition of his party colleagues in Kashmir.


12 August, 2019

No Special TV Shows As Pakistan Celebrates ‘Simple Eid’ To Express 'Solidarity' With Kashmiris

Outlook Web Bureau

A notification issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, reads, “In observance of solidarity with Kashmir, Eid ul Azha is being celebrated with simplicity as a religious event.."


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12 August, 2019

'Hope It Furthers The Spirit Of Peace': PM Modi Wishes Nation On Eid al-Adha

Outlook Web Bureau

"My best wishes on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I hope it furthers the spirit of peace and happiness in our society. Eid Mubarak!," PM Modi wrote on Twitter.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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