- Low-key Bakrid celebrations in Telangana, Andhra(13:27)
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Eid ul-Adha was celebrated in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on Saturday on a low-key note in view of the coronavirus crisis, as Muslims offered prayers in mosques and sacrificed animals.
- K'taka mosques embrace tech to reach out on Bakrid(11:19)
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) Many local mosque committees have embraced technology to guide Karnataka Muslims through the Bakrid prayers as a good number of them have chosen to stay back at home to celebrate the festival this year amid the Covid pandemic.
- MP govt talks tough as corona cases in Bhopal increase(10:20)
By Sandeep Pauranik
Bhopal, Aug 1 (IANS) With the number of coronavirus infections on the increase in state capital Bhopal after Indore, the Madhya Pradesh government is getting strict on the implementation of the health and other protocols.
- Night curfew, weekend shutdown to continue in Odisha(22:58)
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday informed that night curfew will continue from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the state till August 31 besides announcing weekend shutdown in four districts.
- Andhra Pradesh to open tourism spots from August(22:52)
Amaravati, July 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has decided to resume Covid-hit tourism activities from August onwards. As per the state government's plans, temple tourism plans for Tirupati, Simhachalam, Dwaraka and tourism packages to Tirupati, Kanipakam and Sri Kalahasti would resume from the first week of August.
- Low-key Bakrid celebrations for Kerala Muslims(10:33)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 31 (IANS) With the Covid-19 crisis still looming large over Kerala, Muslims in the southern state on Friday celebrated Eid al-Adha or Bakrid in a low-key manner.
- K'taka Wakf board permits 'namaz' in mosques on Eid(09:26)
Bengaluru, July 31 (IANS) The state-run Karnataka Wakf Board has permitted the devout to offer 'namaz' (prayer) inside mosques on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha (Bakrid) on Saturday under the COVID-19 induced guidelines, an official said on Friday.