Today is Amavasya (1 July 2011), the No Moon day in Hinduism. It is Ashad Amavasya in North Indian Hindi calendars. Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars consider it as Jyeshta Amavasya. Amavasya begins at 2.52 pm on 30 July 2011 and ends at 2.24 pm on 1 July 2011.
Solar Eclipse or Surya Grahan occurring today (1 July 2011) will be visible from small part of South Pole, South of Africa. It will not be visible in India, USA, Canada, UK, UAE and other Gulf countries, Australia, Africa, Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, and other Asian countries.