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  • Appeasing religious circles: Punjab promulgates ordinance allowing four loudspeakers at mosques

    LAHORE: The Punjab government on Thursday promulgated the Punjab Sound Systems (Regulation) (Amendment) Ordinance, allowing four external sound systems (loudspeakers) at the places of worship (mosques) in the province...

    The ordinance has amended the Punjab Sound Systems Regulation Act, 2015 that was a part of a set of five laws the Punjab government had introduced to curb extremism and terrorism as a part of the National Action Plan...

  • 80pc mosques in Punjab violate govt-Ulema agreement on Taraweeh: report

    ISLAMABAD: A survey has shown that more than 80pc of mosques in Punjab and the federal capital did not implement the agreement reached between the governmentand Ulema regarding the first Taraweeh congregations on Friday...

    These are that Taraweeh should not be conducted on roads and footpaths, there should be a six feet distance between worshippers on all four sides, people should not do ablution in mosques and they should wear face...

  • East Punjab ordered to share river water with Haryana

    NEW DELHI: India’s top court ordered authorities in northern Punjab state on Thursday to share river water supplies with a neighbouring state, triggering a spate of resignations by angry lawmakers...

    The water dispute between Punjab and Haryana has been simmering for over a decade, after a bilateral agreement to construct a 214-kilometre canal connecting two rivers in the states was unilaterally scrapped in 2004...

  • MYC to monitor Friday sermons in mosques

    LAHORE: The Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC) has decided to monitor Friday sermons in mosques to limit clerics or prayer leaders to deliver speeches on the subject of morality and humanity alone as explained in the religion of Islam...

    Talking about working mechanism of the Jumma Commission, which would be headed by Maulana Abdul Jaleel Naqshbandi, Mr Baloch said its members would visit mosques to offer Friday prayers during which they...

  • Chlorine level to be checked in water supplied to mosques

    KARACHI: Relevant civic agencies have chalked out plans to check the level of chlorine in the water being supplied to mosques and the presence of algae in water tanks, it emerged on Saturday...

    “We have asked all the health officers to visit mosques in their areas, check chlorine levels in their water tanks and ensure it is free from algae, which is a carrier of Naegleria,” said a senior official in the health department...

  • Illegal mosques

    These institutions are, the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and the Wifaqul Madaris al Arabia, Pakistan, the main governing body, which looks after and maintains a list of seminaries operating under its jurisdiction...

    Does Islamic law allow the construction of a mosque or seminary on an illegally-occupied piece of land? Can, the CII or Wifaqul Madaris enlighten the public?Hopefully, on the basis of this landmark decision, the CDA...

  • Bangladesh to build hundreds of mosques with Saudi cash

    DHAKA: Bangladesh has approved a project to build hundreds of mosques with almost $1 billion from Saudi Arabia, an official said on Wednesday, worrying minorities who fear they could be used to spread fundamentalist Islam...

    The government plans to construct 560 mosques — one in every town in Bangladesh — as the secular administration woos Islamist groups before elections...

  • Sunni mosques firebombed in Iraq after IS-claimed blasts

    BAGHDAD: At least seven Sunni mosques and dozens of shops in eastern Iraq were firebombed on Tuesday, security sources and local officials said, a day after 23 people were killed there in two blasts claimed by Islamic State...

    At least two Sunni mosques south of Baghdad were attacked last week after a Shia cleric was executed in Saudi Arabia, triggering angry reactions in Iraq and neighboring Iran...

  • Africa’s biggest city shuts churches, mosques to fight noise

    AFRICA’S largest city is closing dozens of mosques, churches and nightclubs in a bid to reduce noise for its 20 million residents long used to lusty hymn-singing, honking horns and boom boxes that rattle the foundations of homes...

    ” The agency has shut down more than 70 churches and 20 mosques this year as well as a dozen pubs, hotels and clubs, he said...

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