RELIGIOUS AWAAZ

Corona Crisis: Islamic scholars ask Muslims not to offer Friday prayers in mosques

WEB DESK Friday Special Prayers offered in congregation have been either completely suspended or curtailed in most of the the Muslim countries to contain the spread of Coronavirus. The countries that have officially suspended the Friday prayers in mosques following the Coronavirus outbreak include Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Malaysia, Turkey, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq and Jordan. … Continue reading Corona Crisis: Islamic scholars ask Muslims not to offer Friday prayers in mosques

Low key celebrations to mark beginning of Hindu New Year

WEB DESK The Hindu New Year and the Chaitra Navratra started from today. For the first time in history when cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi is closed for devotees in Navratri. There will be all the rituals and worship of Navratri in the temples but there will not be anyone to see them. Due … Continue reading Low key celebrations to mark beginning of Hindu New Year

Religious prayers restricted across Middle East amid coronavirus fears

WEB DESK Religious authorities have decided to cancel or limit weekly prayer gatherings across the Middle East today to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders in Jerusalem said services would continue to be held but moved to limit indoor gatherings after the Israeli Health Ministry said they should … Continue reading Religious prayers restricted across Middle East amid coronavirus fears

Land given for Ram temple in Ayodhya has graves: Local Muslims

Published On: 01/03/2020 – 4:23 PMTIA Web Desk / New Delhi A group of local Muslims in Ayodhya in a letter to the temple trust has said that the construction of the Ram temple on the graves of Muslims will be a violation of ‘Sanatan Dharma’. The letter has been sent by MR Shamshad, the … Continue reading Land given for Ram temple in Ayodhya has graves: Local Muslims

“Visit My Masjid” Programme gets a warm response in Tamil Nadu

Syed Ali Mujtaba / Chennai Following reports of discretion of mosques and killing of ‘Imam’ at the recent riots in Delhi, some Muslims in ‘Vaniyambadi,’ a town about 200 km from Chennai, organized a ‘Visit My Masjid’ programme at Masjid-e-Khaderpet on Sunday March 1, 2020. This was done to strengthen inter-faith relations and build a … Continue reading “Visit My Masjid” Programme gets a warm response in Tamil Nadu

Christians condemn removal of Christ’s statue in Karnataka

By C V Joseph Bengaluru Christians in Karnataka have condemned the removal of a statue of Christ Jesus at Mahima Betta in Doddasagarhalli village, Devanahalli taluka, rural Bangalore on March 3. “It is very sad, unfortunate and regrettable that the police, bowing to the pressure of a few outsiders, have forcefully removed the statue of … Continue reading Christians condemn removal of Christ’s statue in Karnataka

Maha Shivratri being celebrated across India

AMN Maha Shivratri is being celebrated across the country today. Devotees worship Lord Shiva, the destroyer of evil, on the occasion. In Uttar Pradesh, a large number of people are reaching Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi to offer prayers. Devotees are also taking holy dip in Ganges. In Allahabad, devotees are taking holy dip at … Continue reading Maha Shivratri being celebrated across India

Sufi Singer arrested for hurting religious feelings in Bangladesh

WEB DESK A prominent Sufi folk singer was arrested in Bangladesh on Saturday after protests erupted against him for allegedly making anti-Islam comments during a performance. According to reports the Sufi folk singer Shariat Sarker was arrested in Mirzapur town under the controversial Digital Security Act for hurting the religious sentiments of Muslims during a … Continue reading Sufi Singer arrested for hurting religious feelings in Bangladesh

2nd Largest Muslim Congregation, Bishwa Ijtema begins in Bangladesh

WEB DESK The first phase of the world’s second largest Muslim congregation after Haj began on the outskirts of Dhaka Friday. Thousands of devotees from Bangladesh and abroad are thronging the bank of river Turag at Tongi near Dhaka to participate in the congregation called Bishwa Ijtema. Noted scholars give religious sermon to the devotees … Continue reading 2nd Largest Muslim Congregation, Bishwa Ijtema begins in Bangladesh

Mamata Banrjee Govt provides insurance coverage of Rs 5 lakh to GangaSagar pilgrims

Our Correspondent The West Bengal Government has decided to provide insurance coverage of five lakh rupees each to the Ganga Sagar pilgrims. State Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the administration has done necessary arrangements for drinking water supply and accommodation facilities for the devotees. Ms. Banerjee reviewed the preparedness of Ganga Sagar Mela at … Continue reading Mamata Banrjee Govt provides insurance coverage of Rs 5 lakh to GangaSagar pilgrims

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SPORTS

Covid-19 outbreak: Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021

AMN Japan's Prime Minister and the head of the International Olympic Committee Shinzo Abe today agreed to ...

Olympics will be postponed due to coronavirus outbreak: IOC member

According to USA Today, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound said that the 2020 Tokyo Gam ...

Sports administrator BVP Rao resigns from Governing Body of SAI

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Protesting the decision to merge the Special Area Games Scheme ( SAG) with ...

ART & CULTURE

President Kovind confers 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi awards

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday conferred 61st annual Lalit Kala Akademi's awards on 15 artistes a ...

V P asks people to conserve linguistic heritage of India

"Studies by the experts suggest that teaching in mother tongue at the initial stages of education gives impetu ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Filmi Tidbits: Sooryavanshi to be postponed amid Coronavirus

Entertainment Desk Akshay Kumar's Sooryavanshi, directed by Rohit Shetty is set for March 24 release for no ...

Irfan Khan to take health break after Angrezi Medium

Ailing actor Irfan Khan is unlikely to sign any new film in the near future as want health break. Angrezi Medi ...

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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

COVID-19: US death toll higher than China

US death toll - 3,415 - now larger than China The United States has become the Epicenter of Coronavirus ...

No shortage of medicines in country to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Govt

Staff Reporter / New Delhi Government of India today said that there was no shortage of medicines in the co ...