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August 12, 2018 3:32 PM Zilhaj moon sighted, Eidul Azha on August 22

The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on August 22, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced on Sunday following the sighting of the Zilhaj moon. The announcement was preceded by meetings of the moon-sighting committee and other zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the country. The Islamic 2

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Crazy Cat Lady favourite for opening race today

LAHORE: Six races of the Fantastic Plate in class VI (two races) and four in class VII are going to be held at the Lahore Race Club on Sunday. Except for the fifth and sixth races, which are of 1000 and 1200 metres respectively, the others four are of 900 metres. Though each race has its own significance but with the length of distance and the field 6

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Oddball’ among 12 new moons discovered around Jupiter

TAMPA: A dozen new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing its total number of known moons to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system, astronomers announced Tuesday. One of the new moons was described as a “real oddball” by researcher Scott Sheppard at the Carnegie Institution for Science, because of its tiny size, it measuring just about

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel plans first moon launch in Dec

YEHUD, Israel: An Israeli organisation announced plans Tuesday to launch the country’s first spacecraft to the moon in December, with hopes of burnishing Israel’s reputation as a small nation with otherworldly high-tech ambitions. The unmanned spacecraft, shaped like a pod and weighing some 585 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds) at launch, will land on the moon on February 3

June 29, 2018 12:00 AM Koreas hold talks on connecting roadways

SEOUL: North and South Korea held talks on Thursday on establishing roadways to run across their border -- part of the initiatives agreed between their leaders to forge closer ties. South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and the North’s Kim Jong Un agreed to a broader plan to re-connect or newly establish railways and roadways between the two countries in a landmark

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Lahore Race Club hosts six races today

LAHORE: Six races of Fantastic Plate have been scheduled to be held at the Lahore Race Club on Sunday (today). All the races of class seven in various divisions are of 900 metres run with the pundits’ belief would be won by Successful, Queen Esmeralda, Manu Jutt, Power of Dream, Bajwa Choice, Atlantic Prince respectively. The first race of division 5 have 10 ponies 3

June 14, 2018 8:55 PM Shawwal moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan on Saturday

KARACHI: The Shawwal crescent, 1439 Hijri, has not been sighted and Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Pakistan on Saturday, June 16, 2018, announced Ruet-e-Hilal committee here Thursday. The announcement was made by Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. He chaired the meeting at the Met office Karachi. The evidence of moon sighting 11

June 8, 2018 12:03 PM Summary for five Eid holidays ready for approval

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has prepared a summary for five holidays for Eid-ul-Fitr that is likely to fall on next Saturday. Quoting unnamed sources, Daily Jang reported that the summary of holidays from June 14 to 18 is expected to get final approval on Friday (today). According to Met Office, there are fair chances of moon sighting on June 15. The Met Office 17

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi meteorologist: Ramazan expected to be 29 days, Eid on 15th

RIYADH: Muslims around the world currently fasting the month of Ramazan will be keen to know that a senior Saudi meteorologist has said that Ramazan is expected to last this year for 29 days, meaning the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday will be celebrated on June 15. Abulaziz Al Husseini said that this astronomical calculation is on condition of atmospheric clarity 2

May 30, 2018 12:00 AM Choice gets tougher for caretaker finance minister

ISLAMABAD: Different names are under consideration for the slot of Finance Minister during two month tenure of caretaker setup including former Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr Ishrat Hussain and Dr Shamshad Akhtar as well as renowned banker Sultan Ali Allana. The names of former Governor SBP Shahid Kardar and some former bureaucrats and technocrats 4