Muharram (Arabic: المحرّم) is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is one of the four sacred months of the year. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, so Muharram moves from year to year when compared with the Gregorian calendar, which is solar based.
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee met Today (October 14, 2015) for sighting the crescent of Muharram-ul-Haram 1437 AH, the first month of Islamic calendar. New Islamic Year has been started now from today.
9th and 10th Muharram :
Holidays for Yom E Ashura are 23th (Friday) and 24th (Saturday) October 2015.