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Video: Children flock to Lahore Zoo to make the most of Eid-ul-Azha

LAHORE: What better way to spend three precious holidays than to visit the zoo? Children in Lahore flocked to the city’s zoo on Sunday in order to make the most of their holidays.  The animals at the zoo were the main focus of attention for mostly children and the adults who accompanied them. Despite the…

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Pakistanis savour delicious meals as Eid-ul-Azha festivities continue

KARACHI: As the second day of Eid-ul-Azha continues on Sunday, Pakistanis continue to feast on meat from sacrificial animals.  Eid-ul-Azha is distinct from other Islamic occasions in the sense that it is all about the spirit of sacrifice and feeding the poor. Also, one savours delicious meat from sacrificial animals with relatives and close friends….

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Watch: Boy breaks down into tears as his goat is sacrificed

A boy broke down to tears as his animal was sacrificed on Eid-ul-Azha.

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Eid ul Azha to be celebrated with religious fervour

KARACHI: Eid ul Azha will be celebrated in Karachi with due religious fervour on Saturday. The Namaz-i-Eid will be offered hundreds of mosques and Imambargahs and other places in the metropolis. The faithfuls would slaughter sacrificial animals in commemoration of the supreme sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). The people continued to purchase the sacrificial animals…

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Eid symbolizes willingness to sacrifice for a cause: Zardari

Islamabad: “Eid-ul-Azha symbolizes the willingness to sacrifice for a cause; let us therefore on this day pledge to live and strive for a cause larger than one’s own self. This has been stated by former President Asif Ali Zardari in his Eid ul Azha message. Mr. Zardari also felicitated the Muslims throughout the world and…

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Bilawal Bhutto felicitates Muslims on Eid ul Azha

KARACHI: Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has felicitated Muslims throughout the world particularly those in Pakistan a blessed and peaceful Eid ul Azha. May the bliss and blessings of Eid ul Azha remain with you, he said in a message on the occasion. “Eid ul Azha is a reiteration to uphold the value of sacrifice…

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Video: Afghan refugees celebrate Eid in Peshawar

In Pakistan, the Eid ul Azha will officially be celebrated on Saturday (Sept. 2); however, a settlement of Afghan refugees in Peshawar and some areas in Charsadda district of KP celebrated Eid today with Saudi Arabia, holding large Eid prayers and sacrificing animals. – Samaa

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Stay healthy on this ‘Meaty Eid’

By Farah Jamil Today, marks the start of Eid ul Adha, the greater of the two Eid celebrations and one of the holiest occasions in the Muslim calendar. On this occasion, Muslims around the world give sacrifice of animals to follow the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (AS). While for some, Eid ul Azha is all…

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Watch: Bakra Beauty Salon

Watch this report on a unique beauty salon that offers services for sacrificial goats.

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Eid being celebrated in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries are celebrating the festival of Eid-ul-Azha today on Friday (September 1, 2017, Zilhajj 10, 1438). In Saudi Arabia, large Eid congregations held in Makkah and Madina where Eid prayers were offered in Masjid-e-Haram and Masjid-e-Nabawi. Besides Saudi Arabia, Eid is also being celebrated in Turkey, Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon,…

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Out and about with sacrificial animals

NEWS DESK: Children in Karachi are making the most out of Eidul Azha preparations. They are enjoying their rides with sacrificial animals where they flaunt their goats and cows. Watch this report:

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Bakra On Wheels–Careem’s new service ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

After offering air rides to passengers and plenty of celebrities endorsing them, Careem Pakistan has come forward with a new initiative (considering how near Eid-ul-Azha is)–Bakra On Wheels.  If you haven’t taken a hint already from the name, then this simple caption from Careem’s Facebook post will break it down for you. “Getting bakras to…

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Video: With Eid-ul-Azha not far away, prices of goats start to increase

QUETTA: As the days go by and Eid-ul-Azha seems not far away, citizens have taken an interest in purchasing goats for the purpose of sacrifice. However, the public’s keen interest in purchasing goats have alerted sellers who have increased prices of the animals.  Citizens voiced their anger over the government’s callous attitude towards taking actions…

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Video: Beautiful & bulky cattle on the ramp at Karachi Mandi

Ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, the purchase of sacrificial animals has gained momentum across the country. Like every year, Asia’s largest cattle market has been set up at Karachi’s Super Highway where thousands of sacrificial animals have been brought for sale. It was formally inaugurated by Minister of Livestock, Mohammad Ali Malkani, on Wednesday. Watch this…

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Careem’s peak factor has left its users outraged

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: “It’s ridiculous. [Careem has been] pretty much acting like a monopoly.” Nisma Chauhan, a young female journalist, takes Careem from her home in Gulshan-e-Iqbal to her workplace in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on a near daily basis. Lately, she, like many other Careem users, has been perturbed by the peak factor…

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Video: Karachiites take to Hawke’s Bay on first weekend after Eid

KARACHI: To beat the heat and seek respite from frequent power outages, Karachiites took to Hawke’s Bay beach in order to cool off. One could see the joy on the faces of people as they took sought relief from the heat in the ocean. Families were also busy bar bee cuing at the beach to…

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Eid, Sea View and all the fun one can ever have!

Seeking respite from the high temperature, people flocked to the Sea View beach on the third day of Eid. Children and adults enjoyed the splashing waves alike. Watch this video to see how everyone had fun:

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Retired journalist found dead inside flat

KARACHI: A senior journalist, who had been living alone after retirement from Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper, was murdered during Eid holidays in the city, police officials said on Wednesday. Zeba Burney, wife of late journalist Naeem Qamar, was found dead inside her flat in Khudadad Colony Monday morning, Jamshed SP Dr Rizwan Ahmed said. The body was…

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VIDEO: Egg fight a major Eid attraction in Quetta

Egg fight is a major recreational event for adults and children in Quetta. The age-old game is still very popular in the Balochistan’s capital. Shah Hussain tells us more about the festival in his report. Watch the video.

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Nothing better than spending Eid with family: Kamran Akmal

Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal says that there’s nothing better than spending quality time with family and friends on the joyous occasion of Eid ul Fitr. The cricketer, who had to spend most of his Eids on foreign tours, was happy to be with his family. Watch details in our report.

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