Holy Ramadan 2018 | The Daily Star
  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump to host Ramadan dinner Wednesday: CNN

    After cancelling the traditional 'iftaar' or Ramadan dinner last year, US President Donald Trump resumes the celebration of Muslim holy month by hosting a dinner at the White House on Wednesday, reports CNN.

  • Soup for Iftar

    Soup for Iftar

    In a medium pot, add coconut cream, lemongrass, and galangal, and bring it to boil. Then add coconut milk, chicken and mushrooms. Cook for approximately 5 minutes until the chicken is done. Next, add the cherry tomatoes. Add sugar, salt, lime juice, chillies, saw leaf coriander, and fish sauce. Simmer for 1 minute, and serve with coriander leaves sprinkled on top.

  • Vegetables

    Commodity prices going out of hand

    The month of Ramadan is a time of sacrifice. But what is going on in our markets? Prices of daily necessities are constantly on the rise. Vegetables, fish, meat, spices and rice are all costlier than before and have even become unaffordable for some.

  • Holy Ramadan food

    Ramadan headaches and acidity

    When prepping for the month of Ramadan, people consider things like grocery shopping, prayers, eventual shopping for Eid, and so on, but it escapes the thought of most people to prepare their body as well. After all, you don't exactly run a marathon right after waking up in the morning. There are preparations required for this month, especially for those of us who face challenges arising from the act of fasting

  • Food adulteration

    Govt takes step to check food adulteration during Ramadan

    The government takes a number of initiatives to check adulteration and contamination in foods, particularly in iftar items and fruits, as chemical contamination with mixture of toxic ingredients and unapproved colours in foods goes rampant during the holy month of Ramadan.