Tag Archives: Moon

Ramadan moon sighted

Moon for the holy month of Ramadan has been sighted. (Tomorrow) 2nd August 2011 Tuesday will be 1st Ramadan. Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman will make the official announcement shortly. Saudi

Earth witnesses another super perigee moon

LAHORE – Earth witnessed another super perigee moon on Saturday, as forecasted by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s report in The Birmingham News on Friday. The report said “perigee” was the point where the moon made its closest pass to Earth during its oval-shaped orbit. The moon seemed up to 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal when this happened during a full moon, according to the report. “The last full moon so big and close to Earth occurred

Muharram moon not sighted, Ashura on 17th

LAHORE: The Muharram moon was not sighted on Monday and the Yaum-e-Ashura will now fall on December 17, 2010. Mufti Muneebur Rehman, chairman of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, told reporters in Peshawar that no testimonies for the sighting of the moon were received from across the country. The 1st of Muharram will be on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, a high level meeting chaired by Interior Minister Rehman Malik reviewed the overall security arrangements for the month of Muharram

Zilhaj moon sighted, Eid on 17th

ISLAMABAD: The moon of Zilhaj has been sighted and Eidul Azha will be celebrated in Pakistan on November on November 17, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman announced on Sunday.
The meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee was held in the Committee Room of the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Zonal committee meetings were also held across the country and information about the position of moon was conveyed to the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman.