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Indonesians spend most on cigarettes, after Rice

Anti-tobacco advocates in Indonesia plan to file a class action lawsuit this month using cases of child addicts in the hope of forcing tougher regulations on a society where one in three people smokes. The suit against tobacco companies and the Indonesian government argues that feeble regulation has left children dangerously exposed to the risks of smoking. Indonesia is something of a paradise for both smokers […]

Princess Tower enters Guinness Records

Princess Tower enters Guinness Records

The 107-storey-tall Princess Tower in Dubai has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest residential building. Measuring 414 metres from base to tip, the tower comprises six basement floors, a ground floor and 100 above-ground residential levels. The tower occupies an area of 37,410 square feet and houses 763 luxury apartments. Dubai already has a Guinness Record in its name for the tallest building in the […]

Women join Saudi Security Forces

Women join Saudi Security Forces

Thirty women were recruited as privates at the Passport Department’s offices at border crossings like King Fahd Causeway and Salwa border point in the east of the Saudi Kingdom. A recent study of Naif University for Security Sciences’ Studies and Research Center showed that Saudi women have been embarking on security work as volunteers. The study “Women Police in Arab Countries” indicated a real potential for an effective […]


Erdogan Consolidates His Grip

But Turkey’s downslide on scale of democratic freedoms and human rights is too palpable to be missed. Turkish strongman Recep Teyyip Erdogan has emerged even more strong from the June 24 Presidential election. The over 52% votes which he received against several rivals are likely to embolden him to assume wider powers in months ahead […]

Some Change in Karnataka

Karnataka elections having delivered a hung mandate, a Janata Dal Secular-Congress coalition has stepped into the saddle of governance. On a day (May 15) when the Congress and the JDS had lost all hopes of stopping the BJP in its tracks, the fortunes took a serendipitous turn for the JDS party and its leader Mr. […]

Karnataka Poll Scene

Karnataka will be going to the polls within the next two months. Given the pattern of alternation of power between parties, it is difficult to hazard a guess if the ruling party will be able to buck the trend in the state notwithstanding its excellent performance during the last five years. It is after several […]

Community Round up

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Condemns  Anti-Sikh Violence in Shillong

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Condemns Anti-Sikh Violence in Shillong

New Delhi:  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) expressed concern over violence against the Sikh community in Shillong, Meghalaya, recently. In a press statement, Mohammed Salim Engineer, the Secretary-General at JIH said, “We are deeply concerned over the reported violence against the Sikh community in Shillong. The flare-up in violence against the Sikhs, which are a minority community […]

Campaign to Provide Clothes to Dalit and Adivasi Kids

Campaign to Provide Clothes to Dalit and Adivasi Kids

By Imran Inamdar On May 24, published a story which showed a unique attempt to bring a smile to the faces of Dalit and Adivasi children in Maharashtra, during Ramadan. Since that day, the phone of Subhan Ali, the man behind the mission, has not stopped ringing. Even though Ramadan is over, he is […]

Kashmiri Muslims Sing Pandits’ Poetry

Kashmiri Muslims Sing Pandits’ Poetry

By Peerzada Ashiq  It may seem hard to believe given the current reality in the Kashmir Valley, but not too long ago some Kashmiri Pandit poets were writing verses in praise of Prophet Muhammad. Srinagar witnessed a rare Ramadan cultural event where many of these poems were celebrated and sung by Muslim vocalists. The Valley’s […]

Globe Affairs

World’s Children Threatened by War, Poverty

More than half of the world’s children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, ‘Save the Children’ said in a report published recently. Entitled “Many Faces of Exclusion”, the study ranked 175 countries in terms of the threat of child labour, exclusion from education, child marriage and early pregnancy. It found that 1.2 billion […]

Raed Saleh – German-Palestinian Politician Leads Reconstruction of Berlin Synagogue

Raed Saleh – German-Palestinian Politician Leads Reconstruction of Berlin Synagogue

Berlin’s 102-year-old Fraenkelufer synagogue was largely destroyed during the Third Reich and will be reconstructed—due to the initiative of a German-Palestinian politician. Currently only the annex, containing a prayer hall and common room originally used as the Fraenkulfer youth synagogue, remains. The idea of rebuilding the synagogue was first suggested during the centennial celebration as […]

Pope Francis: ‘Migration can Enrich Society’

Pope Francis: ‘Migration can Enrich Society’

In a message to the 2nd Holy See-Mexico Conference on International Migration held recently, Pope Francis said migrants are people who can enrich the society that welcomes them.  The Pope’s message was read out by Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States, at the event in the Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences. Pope Francis […]


Azaan – A Sublime Musical Experience

From the Azaan, flows wisdom which waters spiritually parched souls. It was the month of Ramadan and when the the Azaan came  through, I felt like I was in a fairy land. By Indira Satyanarayan During the fasting month of Ramadan, my friend Zaheer Memon ( NCP National secretary- Advocate Majid Memon’s son) gave me the  book, ‘’Muhammad- A Biography of the […]

Muslims Boycotting Each Other

Q: These days, Muslims look down upon each other. Each considers the other as inferior and many groups go to the extent of denouncing  each other. Then what is all this talk of Brotherhood? Is it all only in books? Please explain. “Do not hate each other and do not envy one another, and do not turn your back on each […]

Facing the Day of Decision

We have not created the heavens and the earth and all that is between them in mere idle  play. We created them all for nothing other than a true purpose, but most of them do not understand. The Day of Decision is the time appointed for all of them. It is a day when no friend shall […]

Special Report

Karnataka SSLC Exam 2018 Results – Performance of Muslim Managed High Schools

Karnataka SSLC Exam 2018 Results – Performance of Muslim Managed High Schools

Presented below is the data pertaining to the performance of the Muslims managed high schools principally in Bengaluru and some other locations within Karnataka. By no means the data is complete or comprehensive. The City has around 400 high schools managed by the community. Of these nearly 50 schools do not carry the minority status […]

Minority Morarji Desai Residential Results

Minority Morarji Desai Residential Results

By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: The Directorate of Minorities, Government of Karnataka has released the SSLC results for the year 2017-18 of 44 of the 97 Minority Morarji Desai Residential Schools (MDRS) being run by the Department in the State. The schools admit 50 students at the 6th standard stage and retain them till their […]

Performance of the Muslim High Schools – Apathy afflicts the Older Institutions

Educational Entrepreneurship is Thriving. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Bengaluru: A simple analysis of the performance of nearly 100 Muslim schools in Bengaluru and some other cities in Karnataka reveals that most privately managed institutions are doing well while the ones under known—though not reputed educational bodies—are failing to measure up to the expectation. Bengaluru has […]

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