KATHMANDU, July 21: Prime Minister and President of the Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed his best wishes to the entire Nepali Muslim community on the occasion of the great festival of Islam, Eid-Ul-Ad.
Continuing his yearly ritual, Shah Rukh Khan, on Wednesday, greeted his fans from the balcony of his bungalow on the occasion of Eid. But this year, he had a special company- American television host David Letterman! Every year, on Eid, an overwhelming crowd of fans gathers outside Mannat, Shahrukh's house in Bandra and waits for the Bollywood star to come out and wave at them. Over the years, it has become a special tradition.
RAUTAHAT, June 6: Shekh Shakil Akhtar, the mayor of Rajpur Municipality was beaten up by a group of local youths on Tuesday evening allegedly for not giving donation for Eid celebration. The mayor was attacked at a mosque where he had gone for namaz prayers.
AFGHANISTAN, Aug 20: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a northern province.
Yemen, June 19: “My mom said we don’t have enough money to buy new clothes this Eid because of the war,” proclaims Nassem, a young Yemeni girl. Instead, her hands are adorned with hena’a — a black liquid applied to form intricate designs to the skin. “I want dad to see my hands, he’ll like it, Nassem says.
KATHMANDU, June 26: Muslims across the country are celebrating Edi-ul-Fitr with zest and zeal today. The great festival of the Islamic community is being observed with great gaiety and gusto by reciting special Namaz, offering prayers in mosque, receiving blessings from the elders and giving blessings to juniors.
SRINAGAR, India, Sept 13: Two anti-India protesters were killed and scores were injured in clashes with security forces in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday, police said, as a security lockdown marred Eid festivities in the disputed region.