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Eid ul Adha

Nation to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha with religious fervor today

ISLAMABAD: The nation will celebrate Eid-ul-Azha today with religious zeal and fervor commemorate the supreme sacrifice of Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S). The day will dawn with special prayers in mosques for well-being of the Ummah and progress prosperity and security of the country. Eid congregations would be held at mosques, Eidgahs and open places in all cities, towns and villages across the country. Religious scholars would highlight significance of the day and philosophy of sacrifice. In the federal capital, the…

Sindh govt announces four days holidays for Eid-ul-Azha

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Friday announced four days' public holidays for the festival of Eid-ul-Azha, which is falling on August 22. According to the notification issued by the Services, General Administration and Coordination Department of the province, the holidays would be observed from August 21 to 24 (Tuesday to Friday). "The public holidays have been declared for all offices, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies, corporations and local councils under the administrative control of the government of Sindh,…

Bollywood celebrities wish Muslims on Eid-ul-Adha

Big stars of neighbor country’s filmdom on Saturday wished their fans and followers on Eid-ul-Azha, hoping their lives to be filled with love, joy, prosperity, and peace. Using microblogging website, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor were among those who wished Muslims on Eid. Here's what they tweeted: Eid mubarak everybody. May Peace Joy Prosperity come everybody's way. — Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) September 2, 2017 T 2535 - Eid al Adha…

Eid-ul-Azha prayers offered at Mecca, Muslims around world celebrate Eid

MECCA: Eid-ul-Azha prayers have been offered at Masjid al-Haram, the Grand Mosque in Mecca, and Al-Masjid an-Nabawī, also called the Prophet’s Mosque at Medina in Saudi Arabia on Friday (today). Pilgrims will move to Mina where they will perform the ritual of ‘stoning of the jamarat or the devil’ and sacrifice animals. On Thursday, around one hundred and seventy-nine thousand Pakistanis among the two million Muslims in Maidan-e- Arafat performed the Waqoof-e-Arafat, the key ritual of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Dr.…

Pilgrims gathering at Mecca to perform annual Hajj rituals

JEDDAH: Muslims from across the world are gathering in Saudi Arabian city of Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage to take part in the following rituals: - Ihram: Pilgrims wear special outfits, which for men is a two-piece white seamless garment. Women wear loose dress, generally white, with only the face and hands exposed. During this period, pilgrims must abstain from physical relations with opposite gender, quarreling, avoid to use perfume and not cut their hair or nails. - Once in Mecca, pilgrims perform Tawaf,…

Eid-ul-Adha: Pakistan Railways to slash fares by 25 pct on all trains

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways on Thursday announced to slash fares on every class of all the trains by 25 percent on first three days of Eid-ul-Adha. On September 2, 3 and 4, the passengers would have to pay 25 percent less fares than the standard fares of all the trains. This announcement was made by Railways Minister Saad Rafique through his Twitter account. عیدالاضحٰی پراھل وطن کو پاک ریلویز کاخصوصی تحفہ: ریلوےکرایوں میں تمام ٹرینوں کی تمام کلاسزپر عید کے پہلے تین دن کراۓ میں %25 کمی کا فیصلہ — Khawaja Saad…

Pakistan Railways to run five special trains on Eid-ul-Adha

ISLAMABAD: Federal Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday announced to run five special trains from different cities of the country viewing extra rush of passengers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. One special train would be run from Quetta, Rawalpindi and Multan each. While, two trains would be run from Karachi on Eid-ul-Adha to accommodate passengers. The federal minister also directed the concerned authorities to add more coaches in regular trains and provide online booking facility in special…

Punjab Nahi Jaungi to release worldwide on Eid Ul Adha

KARACHI: Punjab Nahi Jaungi, the latest offering by ARY Films and Six Sigma Plus after the blockbuster Jawani Phir Nahin Aani, is ready to hit cinemas on Eid Ul Adha. Punjab Nahi Jaungi is a romantic drama directed by the award-winning director, Nadeem Baig and produced by Salman Iqbal, Shehzad Nasib, Humayun Saeed and Jerjees Seja. Written by the legendary playwright Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar, of Sadqay Tumhare and Pyarey Afzal fame, Punjab Nahi Jaungi boasts an A-list ensemble cast including Humayun Saeed, Mehwish…