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Eid-ul-Fitr: Once again differences emerge in Pakistan over the moon-sighting

ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, the moon has been debated in Pakistan for many years, but after a gap of one year, two Eids are being celebrated again in the country. Yesterday, the Central Reut-e- Hilal Committee announced after

Eid-ul-Fitr being observed in Saudi Arabia, UAE and others countries

Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated today (Monday) in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the other Gulf countries with religious zest and fervor. According to international media, Eid-ul-Fitr is also being celebrated in Britain and France. After a long time,

Eid controversy

The nation observed the joyous occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr with traditional zeal and fervour. This year, however, the day was much different and without the festivities that we usually witness as we are still in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Mufti Muneeb objects to Eid declaration, asks to observe ‘Qaza Roza’

KARACHI: Former chairman of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman has raised objections on the decision to announce declaring Eid-ul-Fitr today on Thursday and asked the nation to observe one more fast as ‘Qaza Roza’. While talking to the media in Karachi,

Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated with traditional fervour nationwide

ISLAMABAD: The nation is celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today (Thursday) with religious zeal and fervour amidst strict COVID-19 measures. Eid prayers were held at open places, in mosques and Eidgahs in all cities and towns with strict adherence to SOPs of social

President Alvi greets nation on Eid, urges to follow SOPs strictly

ISLAMABAD; President Dr Arif Alvi has advised the countrymen to strictly adhere to the anti-COVID Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), particularly not shake hands and embrace each other during Eid days to avert a massive outbreak of the pandemic. The president,

PM Imran Khan urges compassion toward poor on Eid-ul-Fitr

ISLAMABAD: As the nation observes Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan urged the countrymen to strictly observe anti-COVID precautions and show compassion towards the poor while celebrating the festival. The prime minister, in his message on Eid-ul-Fitr, greeted the

Eid-ul-Fitr: Ruet-e-Hilal committee to sight Shawwal moon today

ISLAMABAD: The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad on Wednesday for sighting the crescent for the month of Shawwal 1442 AH. Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad will preside over the meeting. The zonal committees will meet in their respective

Eid-ul-Azha likely to be affected by pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic dampened the usual festivities and jovial atmosphere normally associated with Eid-ul-Fitr. It also caused massive economic losses as business remained shuttered and people reduced shopping and outdoor activities. According to conservative estimates, the country suffered a loss

Eid in Kashmir

The restive Kashmir valley celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr on Sunday with sobriety due to continued lockdown. The crescent for the month of Shawal was not sighted in the rest of India which observed Eid on Monday May 25 instead, yet the people

Must try dessert this Eid

On the occasion of Eid-Al-Fitr, also known as the ‘Meethi Eid’, a religious celebration is observed that often comprises a wide range of sweet delicacies. As you know, sweetmeats also known as ‘mithai’ are an essential part of Eid celebrations.