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PHOTOS: India celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr amid lockdown
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PHOTOS: India celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr amid lockdown

Subdued celebrations marked Eid-ul-Fitr in the country on Monday with people keeping away from mosques and celebrating the day in the confines of their homes. Clerics had urged people to follow social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At some places, notices were pasted outside mosques, urging people to offer prayers at home due to the pandemic. For the food lovers too the festivities were lacklustre with meat items missing in the markets. The streets which used to remain crowded during ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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COVID-19 and lockdown dampens Eid festivities

"Eid is a festival of love and hugging your friends and neighbours, but now you cannot even shake hands due to coronavirus" says Old Delhi resident Akram Quereshi, summing up the sombre mood ahead of one of the main festivals of the country. IMAGE: A silhouetted view of a man offering prayers on last Friday of Ramzan, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. Photograph: PTI Photo Eid is likely to be celebrated in the country on Monday after sighting of the Moon. The scare of the pandemic, ...
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People observe Ramzan in lockdown shadow

With forlorn markets and mosques, the first day of Ramzan in the national capital on Saturday lacked the usual festive atmosphere as people stayed indoors and most shops remained shut in the wake of lockdown due to coronavirus outbreak. IMAGE: A man reads from the Quran at his house in Kashmir. Photograph: Umar Ganie/Rediff.com Religious places including mosques have been closed for over a month now. And with clerics advising all to stay home and social distancing becoming the norm, people are ...
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Students, migrants take 1st flight home as services resume

Hundreds of people wearing face masks and gloves boarded early morning flights to their hometowns and workplaces from the Delhi airport on Monday as India resumed domestic services after two months.   IMAGE: A passenger is screened as she arrives at the Prayagraj Airport, following the resumption of domestic flights after a gap of two months owing to COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj, on Monday. Photograph: PTI Photo Flight operations had remained shut for two months owing to the ...
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