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Ramazan moon sighted in Pakistan, fasts begin from tomorrow

Ramazan will begin in Pakistan from tomorrow (Thursday) as the moon was sighted, said Chairman of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee, Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman, on Wednesday.   “Testimonies declaring that the moon was sighted have been received from Upper Dir, Buner, Nathia Gali, Quetta and Abbottabad,” he said during the presser. “The first ...

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Mosques across Lahore begin Ramazan preparations

Mosques across Lahore have started preparations to ensure worshippers accommodated in the best possible way. Mosques, both big and small, are being cleaned as the number of worshippers during the holy month is expected to increase. Arrangements are underway to ensure Taraweeh prayers are held in mosques across the city. ...

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Ramazan likely to begin in Pakistan, Gulf countries today

A meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee for sighting of Ramazan moon is underway in Karachi. There are fair chances of moon sighting today. In Saudi Arabia, Ramazan crescent was not sighted yesterday; therefore, it is expected that the holy month will begin in Pakistan and Gulf countries on a same ...

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Orange Line train hits the trail

Sohaib Malik Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif will inaugurate the multi-billion rupee Orange Line Metro Train project on Wednesday. The CM will travel in the train during the test trial from Dera Gujran to Lakshmi Chowk today. “Test run of Orange Line Metro Train tomorrow is a milestone towards the completion ...

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet in Karachi for Ramazan moon sighting

The central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Karachi Wednesday evening for sighting the Ramazan moon. The chairperson of the committee, Mufti Munibur Rehman, will preside over the meeting. The provincial and district Ruet-e-Hilal committees will also meet simultaneously in their respective areas. According to the Met Office, there is a ...

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Ahead of Ramazan, power breakdown hits country

The PM was chairing a parliamentary committee session when it went dark. Islamabad, Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa faced a power breakdown as Tarbela and Guddu power plants developed a “technical fault”. “The situation will become better in some time,” says the minister for power division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari. “The ...

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