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Commemorating Muharram 2024: Here's how Muslims observe Ashura

Commemorating Muharram 2024: Here's how Muslims observe Ashura

Ahead of Muharram 2024, the report looks at how Muharram and Ashura are honoured, as well as the traditions linked with this holy month.

13 July,2024 03:16 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Rajnath Singh Birthday: Here's a look at Defence Minister's political journey

Rajnath Singh Birthday: Here's a look at Defence Minister's political journey

A post-graduate in Physics, Rajnath Singh joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) during his youth

09 July,2024 10:32 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Muharram 2024: The Islamic New Year explained

Muharram 2024: The Islamic New Year explained

The Islamic New Year, also known as Hijri New Year or Islamic Lunar New Year, marks the beginning of the Islamic lunar calendar

07 July,2024 10:35 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Celebrating Islamic New Year 2024: A time of reflection and renewal

Celebrating Islamic New Year 2024: A time of reflection and renewal

As Muslims around the world prepare to observe Islamic New Year 2024, they can reflect on Hijra's lessons & enduring virtues of faith, resilience & community.

07 July,2024 10:26 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre: Some lesser-known facts about the 1919 tragedy

Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab marked a turning point in India’s struggle for independence

12 April,2024 10:07 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

What is Eid ul-Fitr and how it is celebrated by Muslims across the world

The translation of “Eid ul-Fitr” from Arabic sums up the holiday as it means “festival of breaking the fast"

09 April,2024 11:05 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024: Significance of one of Muslim's most important festivals

After a month long fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim community around the world prepares to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr 2024

09 April,2024 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Solar Eclipse 2024: Precautions for safe witnessing of Surya Grahan

Solar Eclipse 2024: Precautions for safe witnessing of Surya Grahan

The solar eclipse 2024, also known as Surya Grahan, is scheduled to occur on April 8

07 April,2024 08:19 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Solar eclipse 2024: When and where to watch, all you need to know

Solar eclipse 2024: When and where to watch, all you need to know

Before delving into the specifics of when and where to watch, let's briefly understand what a solar eclipse is

07 April,2024 02:11 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

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