Moon sighting.

 
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Byline: Shahid Akhtar Mirza - Rawalpindi

APROPOS the letter 'Moon sighting' (June 28). The accurate predictions made by the science and technology ministry about the crescent's sighting, and about solar and lunar eclipses, do not absolve the ummah of the mandatory physical sighting of the new moon to herald the beginning of an Islamic month.

Solar and lunar eclipses have been predicted accurately for centuries and the achievement of the...

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