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Sep 06, 2019
Alternate day fasting reduces belly fat, LDL cholesterol: StudyResearch shows that alternate day fasting may have a positive effect in terms of reducing belly fat and lowering cholesterol levels.
Jun 17, 2017
Israel: Policewoman stabbed after Islamic State militants open fire on police officersThe Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for the fatal stabbing of an Israeli policewoman outside Jerusalem's Old City.
Mar 27, 2017
Hyderabad police shut probe into Jain girl's death due to fasting; cite insufficient evidence against parentsAlmost five months after a 13-year-old girl died in Hyderabad following 68 days of fasting, the city police have shut the case and dropped charges against the girl's parents for lack of evidence
Oct 11, 2016
Jain teen's death raises questions about religious glorification of fastingExactly a week ago, 13-year-old Aradhana Samdariya died two days after she completed 68 days of fasting
Jun 30, 2016
Ramzan mubarak! Here's how it's being observed across the worldMuslims across the world are fasting from morning to evening during the holy month of Ramadan.
Apr 27, 2016
Fasting not necessary before a cholesterol test, suggest expertsPeople need not check their cholesterol levels on an empty stomach, suggests a research involving more than 300,000 individuals from Denmark, Canada and US.
Jun 20, 2015
Ramadan and the spirit of Islam: Here's why it is time for Muslims to introspectThe key to Muslim Renaissance (not to be confused with the West’s Renaissance) is curiosity about and over the world and engagement with the world if only to discover God’s handiwork in His Creation. This I daresay is a Quranic impulse.
Jun 18, 2015
China restricts Ramadan fasting in far western regionChina has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open, official websites showed as the holy month began on Thursday.
Jul 24, 2014
Shiv Sena MP force-feeding Muslim: NSUI protests outside ParliamentNSUI members began protesting outside the parliament in New Delhi against the Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare force-feeding a fasting Muslim IRCTC employee.
Jul 23, 2014
Sena MP force feeding Muslim: Oppn writes to Speaker seeking inquiryIncensed over reports that Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a fasting Muslim worker to eat in the Maharashtra Sadan here, several opposition parties today wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan demanding an inquiry into the incident.