• External-affairs

    In Sri Lanka, a Poet Stands Stiffened With Fear but Praying for Peace

    'My murder is being committed right in front of me.' When I wrote this line on another day, lives were being felled on this land. We were moving on the sharp edges of knives. As bullets pierced bodies, we looked at the dark skies - holding our lives in our palms. The darkness should never be sowed again in my land, was my simple prayer. From every house in Sainthamaruthu, a...

    • 18 hrs ago
  • Gulf

    Ramadan 2019 : Kerala Muslim body serves Iftar to 2,500 people in Dubai

    A Kerala Muslim centre in Dubai is serving Iftar meal every day to more than 2,500 people from all walks of life, according to a media report. Iftar is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramzan fast at sunset. There are 210 volunteers, divided into seven groups, who ensure smooth and clean distribution of Iftar meals, Gulf News reported. "Most of the...

    • 2 days ago
  • Lifestyle

    Health tips to keep in mind during Ramadan

    The holy month of Ramadan is a crucial month for the Muslim community, both physically and spiritually with the belief of learning restraint through practice.During this period the community observes Roza i.e. fast, which involves its members abstaining from eating and drinking, right from sunrise until sunset. Fasting during Ramadan is known to help in improving one's health but doing it the right...

    • 3 days ago
  • Religion

    Iftar: A daily breakfast during Ramadan and its importance

    The Iftar is the meal served at the end of the day during Ramadan, to break the day's fast. Literally, it means "breakfast." Iftar is served at sunset during each day of Ramadan, as Muslims break the daily fast. The other meal during Ramadan, which is taken in the morning (pre-dawn), is called suhoor. Muslims traditionally first break the fast with dates and either...

    • 3 days ago
  • Entertainment

    AR Rahman breaks his Ramzan fast, has iftar dinner at Cannes

    Cannes: Grammy and Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman broke his Ramzan fast and had his iftar dinner here. Rahman is here to promote his directorial "Le Musk" (India's first virtual reality film) presented by Intel at the Cannes Film Festival. He took to Instagram, where he posted several photographs of himself. View this post on Instagram 851 pm iftaar...

    • 6 days ago
  • Videos

    Ramadan '19: Hindus, Muslims unite at a dargah in Gujarat for 'Iftar'

    Ramadan '19: Hindus, Muslims unite at a dargah in Gujarat for 'Iftar'

    • a week ago
  • Television Headlines

    Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai: Mohsin Khan's Iftar on the set

    Mohsin Khan is an Indian television actor and assistant director. He is also known for currently playing the lead role of 'Kartik Goenka' in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'. As we know, this is the first week of Ramadan and you must be aware of the fact that all of our Muslim friends fast for the entire day, from dawn to sunset and then celebrate their Iftar. Actor...

    • a week ago
  • Home

    Ramadan 2019: Hindus, Muslims unite at Gujarat dargah to break fast; devotees say 'Iftar is for all'

    Setting an example of communal harmony, people from different religions assembled at Dargah Hazrat Khwaja Dana in Surat on Thursday for Iftar - the meal consumed to break the day-long fast observed during the ongoing holy month of Ramzan. Speaking to ANI, K Gheewala, a frequent visitor to the dargah, said, "I have been coming to this Dargah...

    • a week ago
  • Telangana

    Demand soars for prayer tools

    Charminar: In the month of Ramzan, Muslims purchase prayer accessories like Janimaz (prayer mat), Tasbih (beads), the holy Quran and other Islamic books for reading, learning and to be rewarded by the almighty in the holy month. In the season, Muslims alsoperform Islamic duties like fasting, prayers, including special prayer 'Tarawih'. Apart from these, Muslims also practice Zikr like reading Quran and other...

    • 2 weeks ago