Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicJama Masjid

Topic: Jama Masjid

No mass prayers, Covid protocols — Jama Masjid wears deserted look this Eid al-Adha

After the Shah Imam of Jama Masjid asked people to offer Eid prayers at home, not many people visited Jama Masjid on Eid al-Adha.

This Eid al-Adha, fewer devotees crowd Jama Masjid to offer morning prayers

Eid al-Adha prayers at Delhi's Jama Masjid Saturday morning were quieter than in previous years as fewer people turned up at the mosque owing to Covid-19.

Delhi’s Jama Masjid to reopen for namaz from 4 July: Shahi Imam Ahmed Bukhari

The mosque had earlier reopened on 8 June after a gap of over two months in Unlock 1.0. However, it was later shut as coronavirus cases spiked in the national capital.

India returns to action in Unlock 1.0 — with fever guns, new habits and longing for the old

With malls, restaurants and religious places reopening, India is uneasily but surely coming back to life, but in the shadow of the coronavirus.

Jama Masjid closed till 30 June due to ‘critical’ condition of Covid-19 cases: Shahi Imam

The development comes after the Shahi Imam's secretary Amanullah died due to the novel coronavirus at the Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday night.

Jama Masjid may be closed again due to deteriorating Covid situation in Delhi: Shahi Imam

The development comes after the Shahi Imam's secretary Amanullah died due to the novel coronavirus at the Safdarjung Hospital Tuesday.

Sanitation tunnels, thermal screening, thin crowd — new normal at Delhi’s religious places

Prominent temples, gurdwaras and mosques in the national capital opened Monday, but churches are yet to welcome visitors.

No hug, handshake, namaz at mosque: Muslim scholars urge community to celebrate Eid at home

The Eid, which comes at the end of the 30-day Ramzan month, is expected to be first-of-its-kind with adherence to norms of social distancing in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

Call off Friday prayers, cut duration — how mosques plan to tackle COVID-19

Two mosques in Kerala called off Friday prayers, while in Karnataka, mosques have been asked to cut time of prayers. Delhi’s Jama Masjid said it will go ahead with prayers.

Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam changes stance on CAA as Chandrashekhar Azad leads protest

Ahmed Bukhari had said CAA had nothing to do with Indian Muslims a month ago, but took a U-turn Friday. Protesters weren't too happy with his sermon.

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Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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