Time to fast

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 02 August, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 02 August, 2011, 12:00am
 

Muslims yesterday hailed the beginning of Ramadan, a month of fasting, abstinence and prayer. Throughout August, followers of the Islamic faith will not eat, drink, smoke or have sex during daylight hours. The Eid ul-Fitr festival will mark the end of the holy month.

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