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Second lunar eclipse to be observed tonight

06 June, 2020 9:14 am 9:14 am

LAHORE (92 News) – The world will witness a partial and second lunar eclipse of the year tonight (Friday). The penumbral lunar eclipse will begin around 10:46pm in Pakistan, peak at 12:25am and end in the early hours of June 6 at 2:04am. “The full moon will clip the outer portion of Earth’s shadow, creating … Read More

Moon, sighted, Eidul Fitr, Saudi Arabia, May 24

Eidul Fitr being celebrated in Saudi Arabia

05 May, 2020 10:57 pm 10:57 pm

RIYADH (92 News) – Eidul Fitr is being celebrated in Saudi Arabia and Gulf states on Sunday. According to the Saudi Supreme Court, there will be 30th day of Ramazanul Mubarik. The Saudi Minister or Islamic affairs has ordered the Muslims not to offer Eid prayers in Jamia Mosques and Eidgahs. Darul Fatah announced that … Read More

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Fawad Ch once again demands to remove Ruet-e-Hilal Committee

05 May, 2020 1:31 pm 1:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has once again demanded to remove the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Thursday. In a statement, the minister said that the EidulFitr would fall on Sunday (May 24) and demanded for abolition of Ruet-e-Hilal Committee. “There is no need for such a committee in this … Read More

Moon, sighted, 1st Ramazanul Mubarik, April 25

Moon not sighted in Pakistan, 1st Ramazanul Mubarik tomorrow

04 April, 2020 9:30 pm 9:30 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Munibur Rehman has announced that the Ramazanul Mubarik moon has not been sighted in Pakistan and hence the 1st Ramazan will be on Saturday. Talking to the media after a meeting of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee on Thursday, he said that no evidence has been received from any … Read More

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Ruet-e-Hilal Committee meets today for Ramazan moon sighting

04 April, 2020 9:34 am 9:34 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee is meeting in Karachi today to decide about sighting of the Moon for Ramazanul Mubarak 1441 Hijri or otherwise. The Central Reut-e-Hilal Committee will meet on April 23 for the sighting of the Ramazan moon at the PMD in Karachi. Chairman of the Committee Mufti Munibur Rehman will … Read More

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India targets new moon mission in 2020

01 January, 2020 7:32 pm 7:32 pm

BANGLORE (AFP) – India plans to make a fresh attempt to land an unmanned mission on the moon in 2020 after a failed bid last year, the head of the country’s space programme said Wednesday. Work is going smoothly on the Chandrayaan-3 mission to put a rover probe on the moon’s surface, Indian Space Research … Read More

Rabiul Awwal, moon, sighted, 12th Rabiul Awwal, Nov 10

Rabiul Awwal moon sighted, 12th Rabiul Awwal on Nov 10

10 October, 2019 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The moon of Rabiul Awwal has been sighted and the 12th Rabiul Awwal will fall on November 10 (Sunday). The announcement was made after a meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Halal Committee in the federal capital on Tuesday. Zonal committees from Lahore, Peshawar, and Quetta also gathered evidence and witnesses regarding moon … Read More


India’s historic moonshot appears to end in failure as Chandrayaan-2 ...

09 September, 2019 3:19 am 3:19 am

NEW DELHI – India’s attempt to become the first nation to land a spacecraft near the Moon’s unexplored south pole has apparently ended in failure. The Chandrayaan-2 approached the Moon as normal until an error occurred about 2.1km (1.3 miles) from the surface, officials said. India’s Space Research Organization (Isro) said it lost contact seconds … Read More

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Muharram moon sighted in Pakistan, Ashura on Sep 10

08 August, 2019 7:42 pm 7:42 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Muharram-ul-Haram moon has been sighted across the country, it was announced by Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman after a meeting on Saturday. Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced that Muharram, the first month of the Islamic (Hijri) calendar will begin from Sunday, September 1, 2019 and the day of Ashura … Read More

Zul Hijjah moon sighted, Eidul Azha in Pakistan on August 12

08 August, 2019 8:47 pm 8:47 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Zul Hijjah moon was sighted on Friday and Eidul Azha will be celebrated across the country on August 12. This was announced by Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman after a meeting. He said that they had received 72 evidences of sighting the moon. However, the meetings of Zonal Ruet-e-Hilal Committees … Read More

Zul Hijjah moon sighted in Saudi Arabia, Eidul Azha on August 11

08 August, 2019 10:50 pm 10:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Zul Hijjah moon was sighted in Saudi Arabia on Thursday and Eidul Azha will be celebrated on August 11. Accordingly, the Day of Arafat, which is the day of Haj that falls a day before Eid Eidul Azha will be on August 10, Saturday. To sight the moon in Pakistan, a … Read More


Chandrayaan-2: India space launch delayed by technical hitch

07 July, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

MUMBAI (Web Desk) – The launch of India’s second lunar mission has been halted less than an hour before the scheduled blast-off, due to a technical problem. The countdown stopped 56 minutes before the launch after a “technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system,” India’s space agency said. The satellite had been scheduled for … Read More

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Trump says both he and North Korea’s Kim want to meet at DMZ

06 June, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both want to meet at the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas later in the day, raising hopes for an encounter that could jump-start stalled nuclear talks. Trump arrived in Seoul for talks with South Korean … Read More

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Moon-sighting to be decided under religious teachings: CII chief

05 May, 2019 11:23 pm 11:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) Dr Qibla Ayaz has said that Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will remain a key part in determining moon-sighting and Eid despite the presence of a lunar calendar on Tuesday. He said the sighting of moon always decided in the light of the teachings of holy Quran and … Read More

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Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active

05 May, 2019 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth – not the inert world some scientists had believed it to be – based on a new analysis disclosed on Monday of quakes measured by seismometers in operation on the moon from 1969 and 1977. Researchers examining the seismic data gathered during … Read More