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Ramadan 2018: Longest and shortest fasting hours in the world

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

This year, Ramadan 2018 simultaneously began in most parts of the world, including Pakistan, with the first fast on May 17. Muslims all over the world are all prepared for a month of fasting from dawn to sunset. The holy month of Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, allows believers to purify themselves through fasting, prayers and spiritual ... Read More »

Eid shopping at its peak all across Pakistan

Women buy bangles in a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, ahead of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations.

Eid Shopping craze in Pakistan: Dazzling markets, stalls of mehndi, bangles and traffic jams all across the country As Ramazan ul Mubarak entered into its third Ashra, all the people, especially women are rushing towards Bazaars for buying matching sandals, cloths, jewellery to celebrate Eidul Fitr. Eid ul Fitr, the biggest religious festival in the country, is celebrated with great zeal and ... Read More »

Lebanon sets new record for world’s longest Ramadan Iftar table

Lebanon sets new record for world's longest Ramadan Iftar table

The record-breaking iftar table brought together 5,400 people from all over Lebanon Lebanon’s passion for food has always impressed the world, but this time it took that lovely initiative that reflects the true spirit of Ramadan. Lebanon bagged a new entry in the Guinness book of world records by organizing the longest Ramadan iftar table in the world at 2,184 ... Read More »

These countries fast longest in Ramadan 2017

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Fasting will be the longest in Greenland and Sweden, and shortest in Chile and Australia. Muslims across the world including Pakistan have entered into the most respected and celebrated Islamic month of Ramazan. The commencement of Ramazan is determined by the lunar cycle every year and its timing shifts in relation to the Western calendar worldwide each year. For the ... Read More »

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

Juma-tul-Wida observed with religious reverence in Pakistan

A large number of fasting faithful thronged the mosques and Imam Bargahs to offer Friday prayers and seek blessings of God Almighty ISLAMABAD – Jumatul Wida, the last Friday of holy month of Ramazan, was observed with religious zeal and fervor across the country on Friday. Jumatul Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the departure ... Read More »

Facts about the holy month of Ramadan

Facts about the holy month of Ramadan

Facts of Ramadan: Ramadan is observed by Muslims around the world. In this holy month of Ramadan, the last holy book Quran was revealed on Prophet Hazrat Mohammad (P.B.U.H). ‘Ramadan is the month whose beginning is mercy, whose middle is forgiveness and whose end is freedom from fire’ said Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H). The fourth Pillar of Islam, the Fast of Ramadan, occurs ... Read More »

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Most of world’s 1.2 billion Muslims start observing the holy month of Ramadan on Monday Muslims in Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey would begin fasting on Monday, as will Muslims in Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, Afghanistan and the Palestinian territories as the Ramadan moon has been sighted in these countries. Millions of Muslims around the world are marking the start of the ... Read More »

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