Eid al-Fitr

Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan

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Eid al-Fitr: Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan
Eid al-Fitr, , also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast", is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan. This religious Eid is the only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on when the new moon is sighted by local religious authorities, so the day of celebration varies by locality.


Cycle race in Srinagar spread message of peace, togetherness [Video]

Cycle race in Srinagar spread message of peace, togetherness

India is a country that carries in its abode, incredible stories of peace and brotherhood. Visuals of a Muslim celebrating Diwali and a Hindu observing Eid often make rounds on social media here...

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John Abraham’s Satyamev Jayate to release on Eid next year, Kartik Aaryan signs a 3-film deal [Video]

John Abraham’s Satyamev Jayate to release on Eid next year, Kartik Aaryan signs a 3-film deal

Aditya Chopra decides to postpone the YRF 50 celebrations, would now wait for the theatres to open before the big announcement. Satyamev Jayate 2 starring John Abraham and Divya Khosla Kumar in the..

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