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  • Uniform prayer timing calendar to be unveiled today

    ISLAMABAD: The first monthly calendar for uniform Azan timings for sects in Islamabad has been finalised and will be released at the Faisal Mosque on Friday (today)...

    The calendar is for the whole year and on May 1, 2015, Fajr will be at 3:47am, Zuhar at 1:15, Asr at 4:55, Maghrib at 6:57 and Isha will be offered at 8:37pm...

  • Jamaatud Dawa offers funeral prayer for Mullah Mansour in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), a self-proclaimed charity working across Pakistan, on Friday held funeral prayers in absentia for the deceased Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in the provincial capital...

    JuD provincial spokesperson Ghazi Inamullah told DawnNews that the funeral prayers in absentia were offered at Jamia Masjid Khyber Markaz in Peshawar and attended by hundreds of JuD activists and general public
  • ‘Observance of uniform prayer timings voluntary’

    The meeting of a committee, comprising Ulema and officials of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, was held here on Friday after prayer break in which it was decided that there would be no forced implementation of the Nizam–i-Salat...

    Under the system, call to prayer (Azaan) and prayer timings at all mosques would be the same irrespective of the sect...

  • Prayer leader jailed for five years over hate speech

    LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court sentenced on Tuesday a prayer leader of Kasur to five years in jail for delivering a hate speech at a public gathering...

    According to the prosecution, the prayer leader was inciting people against a particular religious sect and he was arrested on the spot...

  • Mosque leaders yet to take to uniform prayer timings

    Although Imam of Kaaba Dr Khalid al Ghamdi had sanctified the move, imams of the mosques in Islamabad are found observing their own prayer timings 20 days after the uniform Nizam-e-Salat was introduced in the federal capital to begin with...

    “Azaan for Fajr (the morning prayer) drags for up to 45 minutes as usual,” said Mustafa Qadir, a resident of G-8 sector...

  • Jerusalem — city of prayer and conflict

    US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in a move that would upturn decades of precedent and run counter to international consensus...

    The city is revered by three major faiths but mired in political, as well as religious, disputes
  • Conference on uniform prayer timings on 26th

    ISLAMABAD: The government finally decided to take stakeholders on board 25 days after launching the uniform prayer timings system in the federal capital...

    To start with, he added, there was a need to implement the uniform prayer timing system in the markets as it would be beneficial for the traders and the customers alike...

  • Israel freezes plan for mixed-sex Jewish prayer site at Western Wall

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s government formally suspended plans on Sunday for a mixed-gender prayer space at Jerusalem’s Western Wall, bowing to opposition from Orthodox Jewish politicians to reforms at one of Judaism’s holiest sites...

    “Today’s decision signifies a retreat from that agreement and will make our work to bring Israel and the Jewish world together increasingly more difficult,” Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Jewish Agency for...

  • Prayer leader arrested for raping student in Lakki Marwat seminary

    PESHAWAR: A local prayer leader accused of raping a minor seminary student in Tajori area of Lakki Marwat district was arrested on Tuesday, police said...

    The 38-year-old accused, who was a prayer leader at a local mosque, was arrested on charge of sexual abuse after one of his students lodged a First-Information Report (FIR) against him, Station House Officer (SHO) Ayaz Khan said...

  • Prayer leader arrested for abusing boy

    CHAKWAL: A prayer leader in the Dhapai Village was arrested for sexually abusing a nine-year-old boy in a mosque, the police told Dawn on Monday...

    According to villagers and the police, a 60-year-old cleric was appointed prayer leader at the local mosque a year ago...

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