Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in S Arabia, Gulf

AGENCIES

Jeddah/Dubai, Oct 26: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated on Friday in Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries with millions offering Qurbani (sacrificial slaughter).  Saudi Arabia’s largest congregation was held in Harmain Sharifain.  Eid-ul-Azha prayer was offered in Masjid-ul-Haram and Masji-e More

Saudi Govt to adopt tough measures to prevent illegal entrants
Jeddah, Oct 26: The Saudi government will be forced to adopt tougher measures to prevent undocumented pilgrims from entering the holy sites, Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said during a visit to Mina. The prince said those who transport illegal pilgrims would be brought to justice.& More

‘HUMANS POSSESS CAPACITY TO SENSE THE FUTURE’
Washington, Oct 26: Presentiment or sensing the future, even if we are clueless about coming events may in fact exist, says a new study based on an analysis of 26 papers published between 1978 and 2010. Researchers already know that our subconscious minds sometimes can grasp more than our conscious More

Omega-3 boosts working memory
Washington, Oct 26:  Omega-3 essential fatty acids found in foods like wild fish and grass-fed livestock can boost working memory and are also vital for body functioning, says a study. University of Pittsburgh researchers have now determined that healthy young adults aged between 18 and More

Death toll surpasses 100 in Myanmar ethnic strife
Sittwe (Myanmar), Oct 26: The death toll from recent ethnic violence in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine has surpassed 100, an official said today, as the government warned that the strife risks harming the country's reputation as it seeks to install democratic rule. Rakhine state spokesman More

Syria ceasefire takes effect for Eid
Damascus, Oct 26: A ceasefire came into effect in the early hours today after the Syrian army and main rebel force fighting to oust Bashar al-Assad's regime agreed to down arms for a four-day Muslim holiday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said calm followed a night of fierce clashes More

Obama scripts history; becomes first US President to vote early

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Oct 26: Barack Obama scripted history when he cast his ballot 12 days ahead of the November 6 polls, becoming the first sitting US President to vote early in the election described by him as an "extremely tight" race between him and his Republican rival Mitt Romney. Amidst his hectic More

Malala 'up and walking', says her father

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Oct 26: Pakistan's teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, shot in the head by the Taliban, is "up and walking," her father said today after visiting her for the first time at a specialised UK hospital, where she is recovering at "an encouraging speed"."She got the right treatment, at the More

  • Kashmir

7 houses damaged in Zanskar

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Oct 26: Members of minority community in Zanskar area on Friday alleged that members of the majority community have damaged seven houses in the area.  Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone More




  • Jammu

Offenders escape prosecution in absence of testing facilities

ANTI-ADULTERATION DRIVE

ARUN SINGH

Jammu, Oct 26: With inadequate facility of testing laboratories in the city, the anti-adulteration drive launched by Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) is proving a futile exercise as it is unable to get More



  • South Asia

SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 35 IN AFGHANISTAN

Kabul, Oct 26: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan today, killing 35 people and wounding at least 70, government and hospital officials said. The attack in the More



  • World

Eid-ul-Azha celebrated in S Arabia, Gulf

AGENCIES

Jeddah/Dubai, Oct 26: Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated on Friday in Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries with millions offering Qurbani (sacrificial slaughter).  Saudi Arabia’s largest congregation was held More



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