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Essential questions on COVID-19 vaccination in Ramadan

During Ramadan, adult Muslims are obligated to abstain from eating and drinking from dawn to sunset, up to 19 hours each day, depending on location. However, there are exemptions for travellers, menstruating women, and those with specific disorders or disabilities.

June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015

Best food practices in Ramadan (video)

Ramadan is upon us and Muslims all around the world have embarked in a month of fasting and abstinence. The Daily Star suggests some healthy practices to keep you fit and healthy this Ramadan.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

Watch out for electrolyte imbalance

In Ramadan, the body uses more energy as one carries on with his or her daily activities along with fasting. As a result, higher levels of perspiration and dehydration can cause electrolyte imbalance.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

Today’s quote for Ramadan

The Prophet said, "Whoever does not give up forged speech and evil actions, Allah is not in need of his leaving his food and drink (i.e. Allah will not accept his fasting.)"

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