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Ramadan

The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Most Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan. Economically, the use of electricity and the purchase of food and medicine may increase during Ramadan in Muslim-majority areas, due to the physical hardships of adjusting one's schedule from eating during the day to eating at night.
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Practicing Ramadan in Pakistan is totally different to practicing it here.
Depending on the actual start date of Ramadan and moon sighting on the 29th night of Ramadan, the Eid al-Fitr this year will fall between Sunday, June 25 and Tuesday, June 27.
In comparison to 2016's seven-week discussion period, conversations about Ramadan started earlier this year, and are expected to last for nine weeks on Facebook among the UAE's 8.
This popular free app allows users to create their own interactive Ramadan journal to stay organised and plan personal goals for the holy month.
Hours for the public sector and private sector during Ramadan were announced earlier this week.
The number of traffic accidents in the month of Ramadan (August) was reported as 28,447; and when evaluated in terms of total number of traffic accidents, September was second (29,425) and Ramadan (August) was third.
Majed Najjar, Cluster Food and Beverage Manager at Lancaster Plaza Beirut, a five star hotel in Raouche, explained that during Ramadan people don't travel as much and prefer to stay in their home country, causing an almost 20 percent drop in occupancy across the globe.
The Glow -- Ramadan Lounge by Jaguar Land Rover will mesmerise guests with a thirteen metre high dome- shaped pavilion.
The research findings were based on an online survey of 351 Qataris and expatriates last month focusing on the sentiments that surround Ramadan, the holiest month in Islam, as well as how people in
Head of Food Control Section Mohamed Salman Alhadaq said that inspection campaigns are intensified before Ramadan on large markets, which provides various food and goods for Ramadan, which is increasingly demanded by consumers before Ramadan, adding that most of these campaigns are specific and focused most of the time.
9 per cent) say that the companies they work in have different official working hours during Ramadan when compared to the rest of the year.