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Ramzan begins

The Muslim month of fasting has commenced with the sighting of the Ramzan crescent.

The first day of fasting will be on Thursday, announced Moulana Qubool Pasha Shattari, president, Ruat-e-Hilal Committee.

The committee which met here on Wednesday evening, made the announcement on the basis of reports of sighting of moon from Anantapur, Rahmatabad and Basavakalyan in Karnataka. The moon could not be seen in Hyderabad because of the cloudy sky.

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