Ramadan 2023: Expected dates in India, UAE, Pakistan; significance and celebrations
This year, Ramzan in India is expected to commence on 22 or 23 March after the moon sighting over Mecca. The holy month will end on 21 April while Eid-ul-Fitr will be marked on 22 April
The Hungry Judge Effect: Judges fasting for Ramadan give more lenient decisions, reveals study
Researchers sifted through a huge amount of criminal sentencing data, including roughly half a million cases and 10,000 judges, covering a 50-year period in India and Pakistan, two of the top three countries with the largest Muslim populations
'Everything's more expensive': Moroccans struggle to struggle to afford vegetables ahead of Ramadan
Inflation in Morocco hit 8.3 percent on an annualised basis in late 2022, mainly due to global supply chain disruptions exacerbated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its impact on fuel and transportation costs, according to the World Bank
Taslima Nasrin writes: Why Muslims must reform themselves first before seeking to transform Islam
My guileless mother used to read the same Quran that the murderers at ISIS read. My mother used to forgive, while ISIS only kills. The time has come to turn Islam into a religion of peace
Ramadan 2022: Muslims across the world welcome their holiest month with lights and prayer
Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, began on Sunday. Muslims across the world will fast for the next 30 days from sunrise to sunset
Halal hegemony: How the issue is not just about food choices, but ban is not the answer
As the ongoing Himalaya controversy suggests, halal isn’t just about food. It’s about normalising the Islamic way of life.
Ramzan moon sighted, Muslims to begin fasting from Sunday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to greet people ahead of the beginning of the Muslim holy month
Ramadan 2022: Fasting rituals, history, and significance of holy month
The word Ramadan originates from the Arabic ramida a or ar-ramad, which means 'scorching heat.'
United States welcomes United Nations mediated temporary truce in Yemen
Joe Biden praised the leadership role of Saudi Arabia and Oman in bringing this initiative to fruition before the holy month of Ramadan
Ramadan 2022: Why is moon sighting important during this time? Find all details about the holy month here
During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims fast (roza) from sunrise to sunset for an entire month
Israel: Gunman kills five people in latest attack, Naftali Bennett vows to fight terror with ‘iron fist’
The shooter, identified as 26-year-old Diaa Hamarshehaa from Ya'bad in Palestine, was killed by the police after he methodically gunned down victims in the third such attack in Israel over the last seven days
After years of quiet, Israeli-Palestinian conflict exploded: Why now?
The police raid on the Al-Aqsa Mosque, one of the holiest sites in Islam, was one of several actions that led to the sudden resumption of war between Israel and Hamas
At least 200 Palestinians hurt in Al-Aqsa clashes with Israeli police, say medics
It was unclear what set off the violence at Al-Aqsa, which erupted when Israeli police in riot gear deployed in large numbers as thousands of Muslim worshippers were holding evening prayers
In Bosnia, Muslim miners mark Ramadan underground; pray and break fast underground
During Ramadan, observant Muslims abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn until sunset and Zenica coal miners are no exception. For the entire duration of the Muslim holy month, they go about their normal work routine, insisting they feel no exceptional hunger, thirst or exhaustion.
Leicester defender Wesley Fofana thanks Premier League for allowing him to break fast midway through match
Leicester’s game against Crystal Palace on Monday evening was briefly stopped in the first half to allow Fofana and Palace defender Cheikhou Kouyate to take a drink after the sun had gone down.
Delhi HC allows 50 people to offer namaz five times a day at Nizamuddin Markaz during Ramzan
The court declined to increase the number of people or allow the use of other floors besides the first for offering prayers
Ramzan, Navratri guidelines: Maharashtra shuts religious places, Karnataka and UP ban large gatherings; all you need to know
With the beginning of important festivals like Chaitra Navratri and Ramadan or Ramzan, several states have issued guidelines to be followed during the festival
Eight killed, 5 wounded in gunfire at mosque in Afghanistan's Parwan province during Ramzan prayers; Taliban denies responsibility
Gunmen opened fire in a mosque in central Afghanistan on Tuesday evening, killing eight worshippers breaking their Ramadan fast and wounding five others
Javed Akhtar says azaan on loudspeakers should be stopped: It causes discomfort to others
Javed Akhtar said that playing the azaan on loudspeakers may cause discomfort.
Unregulated use of plasma therapy for COVID-19 can be harmful, writes expert; can expose patients to serious transfusion-related risks
It is a promising solution at the present gloomy situation, but till we have reliable evidence on utility unregulated use is to be avoided