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Mumbai: Civic body lends a helping hand to ensure a ‘cleaner’ and ‘smoother’ Ramzan

Muslims across the city are celebrating the holy month of Ramzan and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is lending a helping hand, like every year, to ensure that there are no problems to the smooth flow of festivities in the community strongholds. Corporators, from the civic body, have sought more water and …

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How many months are there in the Islamic calendar, and what are their names?

It has a 30-year cycle with 11 leap years of 355 days and 19 years of 354 days. In the long term, it is accurate to one day in about 2,500 solar years or 2,570 lunar years. It also deviates up to about one or two days in the short term. In islam there is 12 Months Which is …

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Importance of Eid-ul-Fitr in Islam – Time of Joy for Muslims

Eid-ul-Fitr is the most important festival of Muslims in the Islamic calendar. The significance of Eid-ul-Fitr is purely spiritual. This day does not mark any historical event but its existence gives Muslims an occasion to offer thanks to Allah Almighty for having given them the strength and the will to …

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The Islamic Calendar

The Islamic calendar is lunar, like the Jewish calendar. It consists of 12 months of 29 or 30 days each, for a total of 354 days. (The month of Dhu al-Hijjah varies between 29 and 30 days in order to keep the calendar in step with the true phases of …

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