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Ramzan fasting ends with sighting of moon; Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated across India on Wednesday
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Ramzan fasting ends with sighting of moon; Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated across India on Wednesday

Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims around the globe to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramzan.

At Kolkata's Zakaria Street, food and old world charm make for a vibrant Ramzan
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At Kolkata's Zakaria Street, food and old world charm make for a vibrant Ramzan

Tucked away in the shadows of Kolkata’s biggest mosque — Nakhoda Masjid, Zakaria Street is the lesser known cousin of Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, Mumbai’s Mohammad Ali Road, and Hyderabad’s old quarters.

Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official
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Three dead, 20 injured as serial blasts rock Afghanistan's Jalalabad; explosives could be IEDs, says official

At least three people were killed and another 20 wounded in a series of blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Monday

Ramzan 2019: Muslims around the world begin fasting on occasion of holy month, slated to end on 4 June
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Ramzan 2019: Muslims around the world begin fasting on occasion of holy month, slated to end on 4 June

Muslims around the world began observation of the holy festival Ramzan, in the first week of May.

With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe
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With fasting and prayer, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan across the globe

During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world spend their time praying, fasting and performing good deeds.

Ramadan vs Ramzan: A linguistic difference between Arabic and Urdu, not meaning, has led to the festival's two names
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Ramadan vs Ramzan: A linguistic difference between Arabic and Urdu, not meaning, has led to the festival's two names

The disparate uses of the terms Ramzan and Ramadan has in some cases been portrayed as an instance of linguistic bias and a corrosive byproduct of cultural nationalism. In reality, it is merely the differential usage of the letter 'zuad', which has the z sound in Urdu and d sound in Arabic, or 'duad'.

Ramadan 2019 WhatsApp stickers: How to download and use stickers for the occasion
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Ramadan 2019 WhatsApp stickers: How to download and use stickers for the occasion

Here's a quick and easy way to add the festive-themed stickers to your WhatsApp.

Mehbooba Mufti appeals to Centre to declare ceasefire during Ramadan, stop 'crackdown and search operations'
India

Mehbooba Mufti appeals to Centre to declare ceasefire during Ramadan, stop 'crackdown and search operations'

Criticising the NDA government, Mufti said that they have made Jammu and Kashmir a 'jung ka akhada', where the Centre is 'at war with its own people.'

Ashraf Ghani declares end to unilateral ceasefire with Taliban, Afghan security forces resume offensives
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Ashraf Ghani declares end to unilateral ceasefire with Taliban, Afghan security forces resume offensives

Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani declared an end to the unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid and the Afghan military forces have restarted their operations

People celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with fervour in India, South Asia on Saturday; hundreds offer prayers at Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid
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People celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with fervour in India, South Asia on Saturday; hundreds offer prayers at Taj Mahal, Jama Masjid

Hudnreds of Muslims gathered to offer prayers for Eid-ul-Fitar at the beautiful Taj Mahal. The crescent of the moon was sighted on the evening of 15 June.

Iran arrests 27 suspects over Ramadan 'terrorist' plot; attacks were to take place during Qadr festival
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Iran arrests 27 suspects over Ramadan 'terrorist' plot; attacks were to take place during Qadr festival

Iran's intelligence ministry has said it had arrested 27 members of a "terrorist network" suspected of planning attacks last week to coincide with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Afghanistan suicide attack: 12 killed in explosion in Kabul, Islamic State claims responsibility
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Afghanistan suicide attack: 12 killed in explosion in Kabul, Islamic State claims responsibility

Kabul police have confirmed that a suicide attacker blew himself up outside the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development on Monday, causing multiple casualties, officials said

Ahead of Eid ceasefire, Taliban conducts string of attacks in Afghanistan; 15 security personnel, six civilians killed
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Ahead of Eid ceasefire, Taliban conducts string of attacks in Afghanistan; 15 security personnel, six civilians killed

Despite having agreed to a limited three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan from Tuesday in view of Eid-al-Fitr, the Taliban carried out at least two attacks on Monday.

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres welcomes temporary ceasefire by Afghanistan, urges Taliban to reciprocate
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UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres welcomes temporary ceasefire by Afghanistan, urges Taliban to reciprocate

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the week-long ceasefire by the Afghanistan government with the Taliban and called it on to reciprocate.

Afghanistan announces week-long ceasefire with Taliban for Eid, days after clerics declared fatwa against suicide bombings, attacks
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Afghanistan announces week-long ceasefire with Taliban for Eid, days after clerics declared fatwa against suicide bombings, attacks

Afghanistan announced on Thursday a week-long ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though operations against other groups including Islamic State will continue.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Tunisia goalkeeper fakes injury at sundown against Turkey to help teammates break Ramadan fast
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Tunisia goalkeeper fakes injury at sundown against Turkey to help teammates break Ramadan fast

Players for World Cup-bound Tunisia broke their Ramadan fast during two warm-up matches after the goalkeeper feigned injury

Dozens injured by Israeli fire and tear gas on Gaza strip: Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine
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Dozens injured by Israeli fire and tear gas on Gaza strip: Morocco sends humanitarian aid to Palestine

After dozens of demonstrators from Palestine were injured by Israeli fire, Morocco has sent humanitarian aid and medical teams to the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including equipment for a field hospital.

A mosque in London is accepting bitcoin as Zakat donation in the form of bitcoins during Ramzan
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A mosque in London is accepting bitcoin as Zakat donation in the form of bitcoins during Ramzan

A mosque near London has decided to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a bid to widen its donor base and cut down on currency conversion fees

Champions League final: Mohamed Salah ‘full of power’ regardless of Ramadan plans, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp
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Champions League final: Mohamed Salah ‘full of power’ regardless of Ramadan plans, says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp says forward Mohamed Salah will be at peak fitness for Saturday’s Champions League final regardless of whether or not he is observing the fasting rules of Ramadan

Car bomb explodes in Kandahar, 16 dead, 38 wounded; toll likely to rise
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Car bomb explodes in Kandahar, 16 dead, 38 wounded; toll likely to rise

At least sixteen people were killed and 38 were wounded on Tuesday when a minivan stuffed with explosives detonated as security forces were trying to defuse it in southern Afghanistan, officials said.