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    Pakistan Eid Ul Azha Holidays

  • Eidul Azha holidays from Sept 1 to 4

    The federal government announced a four-day holiday on account of Eidul Azha, falling on September 2, Saturday, via a notification issued by the interior ministry on Wednesday...

    The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee on Tuesday had announced the beginning of the month of Zilhaj from August 24, with Eid falling on September 2...

  • Pakistan Stock Exchange sheds 469 points ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday landed in the red, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index shedding 469 points — 1...

    Senior analyst Mohammad Faizan Munshey said, "Pakistan stocks fell sharply in the last trading session ahead of the holiday season, dragged down by shares of cement, oil and chemical scrips...

  • It's official: Ho Mann Jahaan will not be an Eid-ul-Azha release

    Eid-ul-Azha was expected to be just as much a cinematic feast as Eid-ul-Fitr, but one major treat has pulled out of the box office race...

    Asim Raza's Ho Mann Jahaan was widely believed to be a confirmed Eid-ul-Azha release, but yesterday's Twitter chat with the film's actor Sonya Jehan revealed that the film will be released after Muharram...

  • Lacoste upsets odds to land Eid-ul-Azha Cup

    KARACHI: Three-year-old bay filly Lacoste lowered the colours of three form horses to land the Eid-ul-Azha Cup as two riders escaped injuries in the back-to-back races of the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Filly Neem Tree was opened favourite when betting in the fourth race — Eid-ul-Azha Cup — commenced...

  • Eid-ul-Azha: affluence on display

    The number of Pakistani families participating in Eid-ul-Azha festivities by sacrificing cattle individually or collectively has continuously been increasing, ballooning the size of the country’s Eid economy...

    “It would be incorrect to attribute the width and depth of the sacrificial animals market in Pakistan exclusively to the religious inclination of people...

  • Touch N Go gallops to victory in Eid-ul-Azha Cup

    KARACHI: Three-year-old chestnut filly Touch N Go presented the pair of owners with maiden win when she lowered the colours of favourite filly English Vinglish in The Eid-ul-Azha Cup at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Results:THE EID-UL-AZHA PLATE SCALE ORDER VIII 4½ F:Delta Queen (Imamuddin Shouqeen) 8-2, M...

  • Seven killed during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Seven people, including two women, were killed and over 450 others injured in separate incidents during the Eid holidays, police said...

    Three youths drowned in a small dam in the Jatli police area on the second day of Eid...

  • Stocks rally ahead of Eid holidays

    The Pakistan Stock Exchange ended the penultimate trading session before Eid holidays firmly in the green as the benchmark KSE-100 index gained 857...

    "Foreign inflows, government development commitments in federal budgets and subdued noise over the JIT Panamagate case ahead of Eid holidays played a catalyst role in major recovery at PSX ignoring slump in global crude prices on oversupply," he added...

  • Vegetable retailers capitalising on Eid holidays

    ISLAMABAD: Taking advantage of the upcoming Eid holidays, the retailers have pushed up prices of fruit and vegetable on the grounds that supply trucks were not reaching the wholesale market...

    “You know that most of the truckers are from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and they have stopped supplying as they are celebrating Eid today,” he added...

  • Anti-dengue drive to continue during Eid holidays

    RAWALPINDI: Chief Secretary Punjab Khizar Hayat Gondal on Monday directed the district administration to ensure the continuation of anti-dengue activities during the Eidul Azha holidays...

    He also said fogging and spray should be carried out to eliminate mosquitoes in graveyards and parks before Eidul Azha under the supervision of the health department teams...

  • Muslim Americans welcome Eid holidays in New York's schools

    1 million children in America's largest school district will take the day off to mark Eidul Azha...

    Read: US Muslims fear new wave of Islamophobia fuelled by Republican race for presidencyFor the first time, more than 1,800 public schools in New York will close for Eidul Azha, a day after also closing for Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar...

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