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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Rare Indian Grey Hornbill sighted in Lahore

LAHORE: Sighting an Indian hornbill, a rare and nearly extinct bird, on a busy road gave an exciting feeling and the first thought came to mind that this creature is really living with us in the provincial metropolis. An Indian hornbill sitting on a big Jaman (jamul) tree on Canal Bank Road opposite GOR attracted a number of motorists who parked their 1

September 7, 2018 12:00 AM Bear spreads chaos in heart of Canadian capital

OTTAWA: The Canadian capital Ottawa was thrown into confusion early on Thursday as police closed in on a bear spotted roaming the streets just a stone’s throw from the parliament building. The black bear was first sighted by bypassers overnight near the city’s Byward Market, a tourist spot that is also home to the US embassy. They alerted police who sealed

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 8

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 14

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Moon sighted, first Ramazan today

KARACHI: The holy month of Ramazan will begin in country from today (Thursday), Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced Wednesday, Geo News reported. The committee led by Mufti Muneebur Rehman met for sighting of the Ramazan moon. The meeting was held at the main office of the Meteorological Department, where evidence 3

May 16, 2018 2:43 PM Ramazan moon sighted, holy month to begin from May 17

The moon marking the beginning of the holy month of Ramazan has been sighted, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman announced on Wednesday. The holy month will begin from May 17, Thursday. Mufti Muneeb made the announcement while addressing a press conference in Karachi after the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee concluded its meeting 6

May 15, 2018 5:31 AM Ramzan moon likely to be sighted on Wednesday

KARACHI: The Meteorological Department said on Tuesday that the crescent of Ramzan is likely to be sighted on Wednesday. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is tasked with announcing the advent of Ramzan after sighting moon. Evidence of moon sighting is collected from across the country through regional Ruet-e-Hial Committees. Muslims all over the world 17

May 15, 2018 12:00 AM First of Ramazan likely on Thursday

LAHORE: It is expected that the month of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak will begin from Thursday this year. Secretary General Ruet-e-Hilal Research Council (RHRC) Khalid Ejaz Mufti said this while talking to APP here on Monday. He said that new moon could be sighted only if its age is more than 19 hours at sunset and the difference between sunset and moonset should 8

March 23, 2018 2:01 AM India asked to review short-sighted approach to CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has asked India to benefit from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, instead of criticising it. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, he advised New Delhi to review its short-sighted approach towards the project. He said the “CPEC is purely an economic development 9

February 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel launches heavy Syria strikes after F-16 crashes

OCCUPIED-AL-QUDS /BEIRUT: Israel launched its most intensive air strikes yet against Iranian forces in Syria on Saturday after intercepting what it said was an Iranian drone and the rare downing of an Israeli F-16 warplane. The incidents marked the most serious confrontations in Syria between Israel and Iranian-backed forces that have established a major 6