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Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting Highlights: India to celebrate Eid on April 11 except THESE places

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting Highlights: Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar will celebrate Eid on April 10, Wednesday. Crescent moon was not sighted in Delhi, Lucknow, Hyderabad, whereas Kerala and Kargil confirmed the Shawwal crescent moon sight on April 9

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting Highlights: Crescent moon was not visible in Delhi, Lucknow, Hyderabad. Hence Eid celebration will be held on April 11.Premium
Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting Highlights: Crescent moon was not visible in Delhi, Lucknow, Hyderabad. Hence Eid celebration will be held on April 11.

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting Highlights: The date of the Eid celebration depends on the Shawwal crescent moon sighting. Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar have declared that Eid will be celebrated on April 10. The crescent moon was not spotted in Delhi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. Hence, Eid celebrations will be held on April 11.

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Several cities in India confirmed the moonsighting on April 9, which means that Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated in those areas tomorrow. So far, Kargil and Kerala have confirmed the sighting of the crescent moon on Tuesday. 

Experts speculate that the moon sighting might be impacted by the total solar eclipse. Reports claim that the crescent moon might not be seen shortly after the eclipse - therefore, delaying the moon sighting until April 9, 2024. The festival will be celebrated a day after the sighting of the crescent moon. Eid al-Fitr or Ramadan Eid marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

This blog has ended, click here to catch latest updates on Eid-al-Fitr 2024 celebrations across the world 

09 Apr 2024, 10:37:14 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Millions of Indonesians join the annual exodus for Eid celebrations

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Millions of people in Indonesia came out on motorcycles, cars, buses, planes, and even by boat to travel to their hometowns in an annual exodus for the Eid holiday that begins across the country on Wednesday, reported AFP.

09 Apr 2024, 10:13:23 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Shawwal crescent moon was sighted in Kerala today

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: After the crescent moon was spotted in Kerala on Tuesday, Eid celebrations in the state will be held on April 10.

09 Apr 2024, 09:58:43 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Which Indian states will celebrate Eid tomorrow?

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: After the confirmation of crescent moon sighting on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala will celebrate Eid on Wednesday. In addition to the two states, Leh will also celebrate Eid tomorrow.

09 Apr 2024, 09:30:49 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Eid to be celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon was spotted in Jammu and Kashmir today. Hence Eid will be celebrated in J&K tomorrow.

09 Apr 2024, 09:00:41 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting in Philippines: Shawwal crescent moon sighted, Eid on April 10

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Philippines confirmed the moon sighting on Tuesday. Hence Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday, announced Bangsamoro mufti today.

09 Apr 2024, 08:44:44 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: When will Eid be celebrated in Malaysia?

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon was not sighted in Malaysia, hence Eid celebrations will be held in the country on April 11, just like maximum cities in India, confirmed the Malaysian Housing Ministry on April 9.

09 Apr 2024, 08:29:21 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: When will Eid be celebrated in Pakistan?

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Shawwal crescent moon was sighted in Karachi on April 9. Hence, the nation will celebrate Eid tomorrow, along with Saudi Arabia, UAE, and other middle east countries. 

09 Apr 2024, 08:22:52 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon not sighted in Karnataka, Eid celebrations on April 11

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: As the crescent moon was not sighted in Karnataka tonight, Eid celebrations will be held on Thursday, April 11.

09 Apr 2024, 08:17:03 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon sighting confirmed in Kargil

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon was spotted in Kargil tonight, which means the pious festival of Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated there on April 10, confirmed Kargil’s Jamiat-Ul-Ulama-Isnia-Ashria.

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09 Apr 2024, 08:08:18 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Shawwal crescent moon not sighted in Hyderabad, Eid on April 11

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Just like Lucknow and Delhi, shawwal crescent moon was not sighted in Hyderabad tonight. This marks the celebration of the pious festival of Ramadan month on April 11, confirmed Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Sadar Majlis-e-Ulama-e-Deccan, also known as the Moon sighting committee in Hyderabad.

09 Apr 2024, 08:02:51 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon not sighted in Delhi, Eid celebration on April 11

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: After Lucknow, crescent moon was also not sighted in Delhi on April 9, hence the Eid celebration will be held on April 11, confirmed Shahi Imam  of Delhi's Jama Masjid.

09 Apr 2024, 07:51:26 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon not sighted in Lucknow

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: The Shawwl crescent moon was not visible in Lucknow tonight, hence Eid will be celebrated on April 11, announced Lucknow's Markazi Chand Committee.

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09 Apr 2024, 07:44:58 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates:  All Muslims are requested to do charity among poor, requested to reach Eidgah on time, says Chairperson of the Islamic Centre of India

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Ahead of the beginning of moon sighting, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali, Chairperson of the Islamic Centre of India, requested all the Muslims to do charity among the poor as a part of Eid celebrations.

“They are also requested to reach Eidgah (Lucknow) as early as possible so that they can get a place and they don't offer namaz on the roads," he told the media on Tuesday.

09 Apr 2024, 07:37:41 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Shawwal crescent moon not visible in Lucknow, Eid celebrations on April 11

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Unlike Kerala, the crescent moon was not spotted in Lucknow, due to which Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on April 11. Hence, Muslims will continue fasting on Wednesday while Eid will be celebrated on April 11, announced Markazi Chand Committee Eidgah, Lucknow.

09 Apr 2024, 07:31:53 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon spotted in Kerala, Eid to be celebrated on April 10

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Crescent moon spotted in Kerala, Eid to be celebrated tomorrow

09 Apr 2024, 07:26:08 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Moon sighting time in Delhi

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: According to Time and Date, moonset timing for Delhi on April 9 is 19:32. Muslims in Delhi are likely to witness the Shawwl moon in next 10 minutes. 

09 Apr 2024, 07:13:29 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: When will the crescent moon be visible in Mumbai tonight?

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: According to Time and Date, the time for moonset in Mumbai is 7:39 pm on April 9. People are likely to witness the crescent moon in India prior to that.

09 Apr 2024, 07:03:02 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Will crescent moon be visible from India today?

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: In a rare moment, India is likely to celebrate the grand festival of Eid-ul-Fitr along with other Middle East and the West, if the crescent moon will be sighted today, ie April 9.

09 Apr 2024, 06:54:24 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Pakistan deploys more than 1 lakh police, paramilitary forces ahead of  Eid al-Fitr celebrations

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Pakistan deployed more than 1,00,000 police and paramilitary forces at mosques and marketplaces across the nation ahead of the grand celebration of Eid al-Fitr holiday, reported PTI citing officials. Eid al-Fitr celebrations are subject to sightings of the moon. THe celebrations also mark the end of Ramadan, Islam’s holy month of fasting.

09 Apr 2024, 06:19:23 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Moon rise time in Mumbai

Eid-al-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE Updates: Mumbai is forecasted to witness the Shawwal moon at 07:39 pm on April 09, 2024.

09 Apr 2024, 05:48:33 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Malaysia to officially celebrate Eid on Wednesday

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: The Malaysian Housing Ministry announced on its official accounts that Hari Raya Eid Al Fitr will fall on Wednesday, April 10th. Eid Al Fitr is also known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri in Malaysia.

09 Apr 2024, 05:43:28 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Pakistan deploys over 100,000 police,  paramilitary forces ahead of Eid al-Fitr

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: Pakistani authorities have deployed more than 100,000 police and paramilitary forces at mosques and marketplaces across the country ahead of the massive Eid al-Fitr holiday, AP reported citing officials. More than 52,000 police have been deployed in the provincial capital Lahore, according to a statement issued by Punjab police

09 Apr 2024, 05:25:32 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Rainfall likely to put a damper on Eid celebrations in J&K 

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: The Indian Meteorological Department centre in Srinagar said that two back-to-back western disturbances, moisture laden winds from the Mediterranean, will hit the region on April 10.  “The first western disturbance will hit on April 10 and the weather will be cloudy from the morning. From Wednesday evening till Thursday afternoon, there will be light to moderate widespread rains in Kashmir and at isolated places in Jammu region," said meteorologist M Hussain Mir.

09 Apr 2024, 05:04:58 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Moon likely sighting timings in Indian cities

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: In Delhi, the moon sighting is expected at 07:32 pm. In Noida, it is anticipated at 06:32 pm. People in Mumbai likely to witness the moon at 07:39 pm, while in Kolkata the forecasted time is 05:34 pm. Bengaluru, Kolkata share the same anticipated time of 05:34 pm. Chandigarh is expected to have its moon sighting at 06:27 pm. Ahmedabad is likely to witness the moon at 07:45 pm. Hyderabad's anticipated time is 07:14 pm. Lucknow is forecasted to witness the moon at 07:15 pm. Agra's anticipated time is 06:19 pm. 

09 Apr 2024, 04:48:55 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE:  Tips for optimal water intake after a month of Ramadan fasting

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: Hydration plays a vital role in supporting our body's functions, aiding digestion, regulating temperature and promoting overall health especially during Eid-ul-Fitr, when rich and flavourful dishes are savoured and proper hydration becomes even more essential to support digestion and prevent dehydration. “Water is essential for the proper functioning of the body, including regulating body temperature, aiding digestion, transporting nutrients, and flushing out toxins. Dehydration can lead to a range of health issues, including fatigue, headaches, dizziness, constipation, and impaired cognitive function. During Eid-ul-Fitr, fasting from dawn to sunset may lead to fluid loss and dehydration, making it crucial to replenish fluids adequately," Dr Rajeshwari Panda, HOD, Nutrition and Dietetics Department at Medicover Hospitals in Navi Mumbai told HT

09 Apr 2024, 04:29:52 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE:  Beautiful recitation by Sheikh Yasir Dawsary

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: Beautiful Recitation by Sheikh Yasir Dawsary during Taraweeh Prayers 

09 Apr 2024, 04:25:37 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Date and timing of Meethi Eid in India, its history and significance

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: Eid also known as Eld-al-Fitr—one of the grandest festivals in Islamic religion—is celebrated on the first date of the 10th Shawwal in the Islamic calendar. This festival of jubilation marks the end of month-long observation of fasting during the holy Ramadan. This year, the Eld-al-Fitr – also known as Meethi Eid—is likely to be celebrated on Thursday, April 11, 2024. However, it depends on when the moon is sighted

09 Apr 2024, 04:01:01 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE:  How to manage blood sugar levels during Eid festivities

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: Eid-ul-Fitr is a time of joy and togetherness and individuals with diabetes can fully participate in the post-Ramadan festivities while prioritising their health and blood sugar levels. “To manage blood sugar levels, try to swap sugary desserts with fresh fruit, dates, nuts, seeds, or fruit salads. Use dark chocolate with higher cocoa content instead of that tempting milk chocolate. Smaller portions prevent blood sugar spikes. Use smaller plates to manage the serving sizes. Try to monitor the blood sugar levels at home regularly as suggested by the doctor. Drink enough water to stay hydrated as dehydration leads to fluctuation in blood sugar levels. Limit or avoid sugary drinks like soda and choose water and herbal tea to ensure you are hydrated enough," Dr CC Nair, Department of Physician/Internal Medicine at Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai told HT

09 Apr 2024, 03:38:45 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Banks will be closed for Eid al-Fitr in these states

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: As per the Reserve Bank of India holiday list, Banks are closed in most of the states except Chandigarh, Sikkim, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh on April 11. In Kerala, Banks will be closed on April 10.

09 Apr 2024, 03:17:32 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad today to spot the Shawwal crescent

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad today to spot the Shawwal crescent, giving rise to the possibility of a same-day Eid across the Muslim world

09 Apr 2024, 03:04:12 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE:  Eid-ul-Fitr on April 10 or April 11 in India? Muslim body chief clears the air

If the Moon is sighted on Tuesday, April 9, Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10, otherwise, it will be observed the following day, said Islamic Centre of India's head Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali. “If the Moon is spotted today, then Eid will be celebrated on April 10, otherwise it'll be on April 11. We appeal to Namazis to offer Namaz at Eidgah," Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali said.

09 Apr 2024, 02:38:53 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: When Is Eid ul-Fitr moon sighting in India? 

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting: In India, Eid-Ul-Fitr is expected to either fall on April 10 or April 11 depending upon the sighting of the Shawwal crescent moon. If the moon is sighted on April 9, then Eid-Ul-Fitr 2024 will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 10. If the crescent moon isn't spotted today, then Eid-Ul-Fitr will be observed on April 11 i.e. Thursday.

09 Apr 2024, 01:23:15 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: UAE declares Eid celebration date

The UAE and Qatar have declared that Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated on April 10. 

09 Apr 2024, 12:47:52 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Jordanians keep up Ramadan rallies for Gaza ceasefire

Jordanian protesters have taken to Amman's streets nightly in their thousands during Ramadan, transforming the normally festive Muslim month into a solemn show of solidarity with Palestinians in war-battered Gaza. "I don't think we can celebrate," said Ahmed al-Tubeigi, 32, ahead of the holiday of Eid al-Fitr later this week, which marks the end of the fasting month. "It would be shameful," he said during a rally on Sunday.

09 Apr 2024, 12:03:02 PM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Saudi says Eid al-Fitr holiday to start Wednesday

Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, announced Monday that the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Wednesday. "Supreme Court declares tomorrow the last day of #Ramadan and Wednesday the first day of #Eid Al-Fitr," the official Saudi Press Agency said on its X account.

09 Apr 2024, 11:19:21 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: UAE President exchanges Eid Al Fitr greetings with Sultan of Oman, King of Bahrain

AE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today exchanged greetings on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr during phone calls with His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of the Sultanate of Oman and His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The UAE president and the Rulers of Oman and Bahrain expressed their warmest best wishes and prayed that God continues to bestow His blessings on their nations and their peoples and grants peace and security to the region and the world.

09 Apr 2024, 10:21:15 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Send eid wishes and messages to your loved ones

- Eid Mubarak! Wishing you and your family a blessed Eid filled with love, laughter, and countless blessings.

- May your Eid be as sweet as the treats you enjoy! Eid Mubarak!

- Eid Mubarak! May this Eid be a time for sharing, caring, and expressing gratitude for all the wonderful things in life.

- On this joyous occasion of Eid, may Allah’s blessings shower upon you and your loved ones, bringing happiness and opening doors to success. Eid Mubarak!

09 Apr 2024, 09:46:05 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: ERC increases Iftar meals at Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Indonesia to 12,000 daily

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has intensified its Ramadan programmes at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Solo, Indonesia. Due to the increasing number of worshippers at the mosque in the last ten days of Ramadan, the ERC has increased the number of Iftar meals it provides daily to 12,000. The meals are distributed inside the mosque and in the surrounding area.

09 Apr 2024, 09:26:50 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Delhi HC refuses to allow Ramzan, Eid prayers at Akhoondji mosque site in Mehrauli

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to allow offering of prayers during the month of Ramzan and on Eid at the demolished 'Akhoondji mosque' site in Mehrauli. A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Manmohan directed that an appeal by Muntazmia Committee Madarsa Behrul Ulum and Kabarstan, challenging a single judge's order dismissing its plea seeking permission for devotees to access the mosque for Ramzan and Eid prayers, be listed along with a related matter on May 7.

09 Apr 2024, 09:08:43 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: How is eid celebrated in Malaysia? 

In Malaysia, Muslims also have a homecoming tradition for Eid. The first day usually begins with a morning prayer in the mosque, seeking forgiveness from family and friends, and visiting loved ones’ graves. There’s an “open house" spirit that sees friends and families trading visits to celebrate Eid and enjoy traditional delicacies such as ketupat, rice cooked in a palm leaf pouch, and rendang, a meat dish stewed in spices and braised in coconut milk. Older Muslims give money in green packets to children and guests who visit their homes.

09 Apr 2024, 08:46:44 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Eid celebrations in Egypt

In Egypt, families partake in Eid prayers amid a festive atmosphere. Many visit relatives, friends or neighbors and some travel to vacation spots. Children, usually wearing new Eid outfits, receive traditional cash gifts known as “eidiya." Making or buying Eid cookies dusted with powdered sugar is another fixture of marking the holiday in the country.

09 Apr 2024, 08:18:22 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: How do muslims in the US celebrate Eid? 

In the United States, where Muslims make up an ethnically and racially diverse minority, many come together for Eid prayers and for festivals featuring fun activities for children and families. These often include such things as face painting and balloon twisting.

09 Apr 2024, 07:57:10 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: What are some common Eid greetings?

Eid Mubarak, or Blessed Eid, and Happy Eid.

09 Apr 2024, 07:45:49 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: What are some of the traditions and customs associated with Eid al-Fitr?

In Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, many people embark on an exodus to their hometowns to celebrate the holiday with loved ones. This year, an estimated 193.6 million travelers are expected to crisscross the vast archipelago for Eid in a homecoming tradition known locally as “mudik." In the past two years of Eid celebrations, Indonesians crammed into trains, ferries, buses and onto motorcycles as they poured out of major cities amid severe traffic congestion to return to their villages to celebrate the holiday with families. Flights were overbooked and anxious relatives, weighed down with boxes of gifts, formed long lines at bus and train stations for the journeys. Before the holiday, popular markets teem with shoppers buying clothes, shoes, cookies and sweets.

09 Apr 2024, 07:32:00 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: When is Eid al Fitr?

Islam follows a lunar calendar and so Ramadan and Eid cycle through the seasons. This year, the first day of Eid al-Fitr is expected to be on or around April 10; the exact date may vary among countries and Muslim communities.

09 Apr 2024, 07:14:36 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: What is Eid al-Fitr?

It’s an Islamic holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the month when devout Muslims fast daily from dawn to sunset. Ramadan is a time of increased worship, charity, and good deeds. Eid al-Fitr means the feast, or festival, of breaking the fast.

09 Apr 2024, 07:10:59 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Pakistan's delicate Eid bangles go from furnace to forearms

Layers of intricately decorated bangles are a staple fashion accessory for women in Pakistan, a carefully considered part of their Islamic Eid-al-Fitr celebrations. More than a dozen people can be involved in the making of a single bangle, from sweltering factories to the homes of designers who skilfully decorate them by hand. "Whatever the fashion trends, when we attend any event and wear any outfit it feels incomplete without bangles," said 42-year-old Talat Zahid, who uses beads, stitching and embroidery to embellish bangles.

09 Apr 2024, 06:58:36 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: How the timings of Eid is determined? 

The timing of Eid al-Fitr is determined by the sighting of the crescent moon, in accordance with the Muslim lunar calendar.

09 Apr 2024, 06:46:21 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Saudi says Eid al-Fitr holiday to start Wednesday

Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest shrines, announced Monday that the holiday of Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the Ramadan fast will begin on Wednesday. "Supreme Court declares tomorrow the last day of #Ramadan and Wednesday the first day of #Eid Al-Fitr," the official Saudi Press Agency said on its X account.

09 Apr 2024, 06:40:22 AM IST

Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 moon sighting LIVE: Indonesian Muslims leave the capital city to return to their hometowns for Eid celebrations

A drone view shows a traffic jam towards the port of Merak, as Indonesian Muslims travel to their hometowns to celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, known locally as 'Mudik', in Cilegon, Banten province, Indonesia, April 7, 2024.

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