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Miraj

 

(laylat-al-miraj, rajabbayram; Arabic, “ascension”), a Muslim religious holiday commemorating Muhammad’s legendary nocturnal ascension into heaven. It falls on the 27th day of Rajab in the Muslim lunar calendar.

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Muscat: Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, yesterday issued a decision declaring June 16 and June 17 corresponding to 26th and 27th rajab, 1433 AH as official holidays for employees at ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state's administrative apparatus, on the occasion of the blessed anniversary of Al Isra'a Wal Miraj.
The decision reads as follows: "On the occasion of the blessed anniversary of Al Isra'a Wal Miraj and as per the Royal Orders of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, it has been decided that Saturday and Sunday 26th & 27th Rajab, 1433 AH corresponding to June 16th & 17th, 2012 as an official holiday for employees at ministries, public authorities, and other departments of the State's Administrative Apparatus.
He was speaking at the 8th death anniversary of former caretaker prime minister and founder of Anjuman Akhwan Islam late Malik Miraj Khalid here on Sunday.
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is going all out to stop the spread of communal tension in Miraj, Sangli and Kolhapur in southern Maharashtra after violence erupted last week at the end of Ganesh festival.
The caretaker is expected to be Miraj Khalid, a former speaker of the House in Parliament and a director of the Islamic University in Islamabad.
Summary: To mark the occasion of Isra Wal Miraj, the ascension of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Etisalat today announced the timings of its Business and Service Centers on 17th June (Sunday).
During the programme, Spokesman of the General Directorate of Economic and Electronic Security and Anti-Corruption Major Bassem Al Miraj said that an Anti-Corruption Committee, consisting of experts in this regard, is being formed.
Tenders are invited for Tender For Road Transportation Of Bulk Pol Products (Ms/Hsd/Sko/Branded Fuels) Ex Bpcl Location At Miraj In The State Of Maharashtra
The production house Miraj has raised its capacity by adding a new 25,000 square feet base at the IMPZ cluster in Dubai.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Education Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan Sunday said services of Malik Miraj Khalid for democracy and education were unforgettable and praise worthy.
Isra is the name for his night journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, and Miraj is the term for his ascension to heaven.