July 11th, 2015Around 200 people from many different faiths came together on Friday evening for an Iftar event at Central Mosque in Leicester.
The Iftar, which is the evening meal in which Muslims who have been fasting during the day at Ramadan end their daily fast at sunset.
The Iftar also remembered the...By July 11th, 20150 comments
July 29th, 2014Celebrated over four days, during the holy month of Ramadhan, the now annual Ramadhan festival has raised thousands of pounds to send humanitarian aid to Gaza and Syria. The festival which took place at The Spinney on Frisby Road from the 24th - 27th of July had attracted people from all over the country.
The...By July 29th, 20140 comments
July 24th, 2014Leicester's now annual Ramadhan Festival returns for a fourth year, this time taking place at The Spinney on Frisby Road. 15,000 people are expected to attend over the four days from 24-27 July.
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July 9th, 2014The Ismaili Muslim Community in Leicester have been donating food for the homeless during the holy month of Ramadan.
The community in Leicester have been packing up aid parcels for local homeless charity Action Homeless, which will support homeless people who will receive a parcel containing toothpaste, shampoo...By July 9th, 20140 comments
July 22nd, 2013With Ramadan currently being observed across the city since 10 July, Labour MP for Leicester South, Jon Ashworth will be repeating his fasting experience from last year and undertaking the fast on Wednesday 24 July.
Jon wanted to experience the observance again stating “Ramadan is such an important time for so many...By July 22nd, 20130 comments
July 11th, 2013A fifth person has been arrested after an assault on Evington Road in Leicester which took place yesterday evening at around 7pm.
The victim thought to be 18 years-old, is in a stable condition at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
Officers arrested four teenagers, aged 18 and 19, shortly after the assault, followed by...By July 11th, 20130 comments
July 10th, 2013
Four people have been arrested by police after an assault on Evington Road, Leicester, this evening.
It happened at around 7:00pm close to the junction with East Park Road.
A man, believed to be 18, was assaulted. He has been taken to hospital with serious injuries.
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August 17th, 2012
For almost a month now, millions of Muslims have been fasting as part of the holy month of Ramadan, they abstain from eating during daylight hours and break their fast when the sun has set.
The Federation of Muslim Organisations organised an Iftar or fast breaking event, for all faiths at the St Philips ...By August 17th, 20120 comments
August 10th, 2012
Day 2 of the 5 day Leicester Ramadan Festival 2012 was another busy day for traders. The festival has plenty to offer to shoppers after a bargain with jewellery, clothing, gift cards, food and music stalls....By August 10th, 20120 comments
July 26th, 2012
Leicester South MP Jon Ashworth is planning on fasting for a day during the sacred Muslim month of Ramadan. Pukaar News will be covering the day during his fast as well as following other Muslims in Leicester. Full report coming soon.
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