Ramadan

  • UAE group to distribute dates to 15 countries 04-07-2013 04:49 AM

    Abu Dhabi: The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation of the UAE will ship 241 tonnes of dates, by sea and air, to 15 countries around the world, including India, prior to the holy month of Ramadan. The foundation is keen to improve the lives of people who suffer...
  • NGO moves SC seeking change in WB panchayat polls dates 02-07-2013 07:58 AM

    Kolkata: An NGO has moved the Supreme Court seeking a change in West Bengal panchayat poll dates arguing that elections will take place within the month of Ramzan. A hearing is expected in the apex court on Wednesday. The panchayat polls are scheduled to be held between July 11 and...
  • Eid and a little bit of biryani talk

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    Since Eid is just gone, it's still time to wish Eid Mubarak to all my readers. What's a better way to celebrate Eid than to...

  • Eid: the sighting of the moon

    Hindustani awaaz |  Rakhshanda Jalil
    I cannot imagine Eid without the nervous anticipation of the previous night. Nor the beginning of Ramazan without the nail-biting tension of not knowing. Does...

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  • Moon sighted, the world celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr 31-08-2011 07:57 AM

    New Delhi: Muslims across the world celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday, after the moon was sighted on Tuesday evening kicking off feasts and festivities. "The Eid moon has been sighted. Id-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday," Maulana Mufti Mohammed Mukkaram, Shahi Imam of Fatehpuri Masjid, said. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of...
  • Death toll in Syria crackdown more than 2,200: UN 22-08-2011 07:37 PM

    Geneva: More than 2,200 people have been killed in Syria's crackdown on anti-government protesters since mid-March, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said on Monday. The previous United Nations toll had been between 1,900 and 2,000. "As of today, over 2,200 people have been killed since mass protests...
  • Motorcycle bomb kills 8 in southern Afghan 17-08-2011 01:10 AM

    Kandahar: A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a vegetable market in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday evening, killing eight people at dusk as residents broke their daily fast for the holy month of Ramadan, authorities said. The motorcycle was parked at the market in the Dihrawud district of Uruzgan...
  • Now offer Ramadan charity via SMS 15-08-2011 11:54 AM

    Dubai: Muslims in Qatar can pay their end of Ramadan zakat (charity) by sending a short message on their mobile to a telecommunication provider. The charity amount, USD 4.10 (15 Qatari riyals), is either added to the user's bill or deducted from the call balance, and transferred to a special...
  • At least 16 Syria protesters killed on Friday 06-08-2011 07:07 AM

    Amman: Syrian security forces killed at least 16 civilians in attacks on tens of thousands of protesters demonstrating against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad on the first Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, activists said. A six-day tank assault on the central city of Hama to crush...
  • Fatwa allows fasting men to use nicotine patches 03-08-2011 11:37 AM

    Dubai: A special fatwa issued by a religious body here has permitted smokers to use nicotine patches during the month of Ramadan to deal with withdrawal symptoms, saying it does not violate the observance of fasting. The Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) here issues list of fatwas daily...
  • Syrian troops attack Hama for second day 02-08-2011 01:11 AM

    Beirut: Anti-government protesters in the Syrian city of Hama set up barricades and took up sticks and stones to defend themselves Monday after one of the bloodiest days so far in the regime's campaign to quell an uprising now in its fifth month. The protesters vowed not to allow a...
  • Muslims in Kerala begin Ramadan fasting 01-08-2011 12:30 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Muslims in Kerala on Monday began month-long fasting and prayers with the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan of the Islamic calendar. The faithful congregated in mosques across the state for morning prayers marking the beginning of the spiritual season of fasting, prayers and charity. The community leaders...
  • Obama faces heat over mosque row 16-08-2010 02:44 PM

    Washington: President Barack Obama has clarified that his defence of Muslims' right to build an Islamic complex near New York's Ground Zero site of 9/11 attack, was not an endorsement of the controversial proposal. Speaking to reporters during a family vacation visit to Panama City, Florida, Obama reiterated the stand...
  • Watch: Muslims in Indonesia use Ramadan ringtones 08-09-2009 04:41 PM

    Indonesia is world's biggest Muslim country with more than 20 cr Muslims. ...
  • 15 killed in two bomb attacks in Iraq 30-08-2009 01:30 PM

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  • Mobiles helping Muslims to pray on time 08-09-2008 04:28 PM

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  • Saddam aide hanged for Dujail killing 20-03-2007 10:52 PM

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  • Saddam's ex-vice president hanged 20-03-2007 08:20 AM

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  • Saddam's ex-Vice-Prez to be executed 12-02-2007 08:03 PM

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  • Cap-ital trade leaves women profitless 23-10-2006 08:22 AM

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  • Kenyan couple jailed for sex in mosque 10-10-2006 03:58 PM

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  • Execution in Pak delayed due to Ramadan 02-10-2006 06:26 PM

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