Ramadan

Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

Ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism: J&K DGP

On May 16, 2018, the Centre had announced that security forces would not launch any operation in J&K during the holy month of Ramzan, but they reserved the right to retaliate if attacked. 

May 20, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Blasts at Afghan cricket match kill eight spectators

Blasts at Afghan cricket match kill eight spectators

A statement from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said there had been four explosions, two inside the stadium and two outside, apparently timed to hit those fleeing the initial blast.

May 19, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
'Bigg Boss 11' finalist Hina Khan hits back at troll who tried to give her gyan over roza during Ramzan

'Bigg Boss 11' finalist Hina Khan hits back at troll who tried to give her gyan over roza during Ramzan

Hina ruled the small screens for 8 long years as she played the lead role of Akshara Singhania in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'.

May 18, 2018, 16:16 PM IST
Ramzan 2018 begins from tomorrow

Ramzan 2018 begins from tomorrow

Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramzan.

May 16, 2018, 23:04 PM IST
Ramadan 2018: Moon sighted in Delhi, Ramzan begins from May 17

Ramadan 2018: Moon sighted in Delhi, Ramzan begins from May 17

Ramzan or Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and holds a great significance for the Muslims across the globe.

May 16, 2018, 21:00 PM IST
Ramadan 2018: Moon sighted in Chennai, Surat; holy month of Ramzan to begin from May 17

Ramadan 2018: Moon sighted in Chennai, Surat; holy month of Ramzan to begin from May 17

Ramzan or Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and holds a great significance for the Muslims across the globe.

May 16, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
Ramzan 2018: Saudi Arabia Shahi Imam announces start of Ramadan from Thursday

Ramzan 2018: Saudi Arabia Shahi Imam announces start of Ramadan from Thursday

Ramzan or Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

May 16, 2018, 19:49 PM IST
 No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

No operations by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan: Centre

However, the Centre has said that the security forces stationed in J&K "reserve the right to retaliate if attacked or if essential to protect the lives of innocent people".

May 16, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Chandigarh during Ramadan

Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Chandigarh during Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast marking it as a gesture to revere the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.

May 14, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur during Ramadan

Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in Kolkata, Guwahati, Patna, Lucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur during Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast marking it as a gesture to revere the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.

May 14, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon during Ramadan

Ramzan 2018 timings: Check Sehr and Iftar time in New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon during Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims observe fast marking it as a gesture to revere the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.

May 14, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
Attack on Afghanistan mosque kills 29

Attack on Afghanistan mosque kills 29

Attacks on the minority Shia community are common in Afghanistan.

Aug 02, 2017, 07:47 AM IST

White House forgoes traditional dinner commemorating Ramadan

Last year, then Presidential candidate Trump told an ABC News interview that he would be open to continuing the tradition of hosting the dinner if he were in the White House.

Jun 26, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Pakistan marks grim Eid after oil tanker inferno kills 153

The explosion ignited early on Sunday as crowds ignored warnings to stay away from the tanker which had overturned on a main highway from Karachi to Lahore, spilling some 40,000 litres of fuel. 

Jun 26, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Greeting for the first time on Eid ul-Fitr, the Chief Minister said the festival was a special occasion where the message of joy and peace is spread to the world.

Jun 26, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Muslims in Southeast Asia mark end of Ramadan

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, and is a time for fasting, family and discipline, when believers abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset.

 

Jun 25, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

Death toll from Pakistan attacks rises to 73

The death toll from multiple attacks in Pakistan rose to 73, officials said Saturday, a day after the bomb and gun assaults in three cities shook the country as it prepared to mark the end of Ramadan, Islam`s holiest month.

Jun 24, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

Sectarian group claims Pakistan bombs; death toll rises to 50

A faction of Pakistan-based sectarian militants Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Saturday claimed responsibility for twin bombs that hit a market in the northwestern town of Parachinar, killing at least 50 people ahead of the holiday marking the end of Ramadan.

Jun 24, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

At least three killed in Mosul suicide attacks: Officials

Suicide bombers attacked a shopping district of east Mosul that was retaken from the jihadists months ago, killing at least three people, medical and security officials said on Saturday.

Jun 24, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Saudi Arabia foils suicide attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque; bomber blows himself up

Saudi Arabia foils suicide attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque; bomber blows himself up

The month of fasting ends with the Eid-al-Fitr holiday, expected to be on Sunday. Saudi monarchs usually spend the last 10 days of Ramadan in Mecca.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 09:14 AM IST