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Archive for November, 2012

Bandh against malicious reports in Kannada Prabha

| November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The coastal town of Bhatkal observed a day’s strike on October 11 in protest against scurrilous writings in Kannada daily Kannada Prabha. The call was given by Majlise Islaho Tanzeem. Tanzeem alleged that the daily was indulging into publication of false reports against the Muslims of Bhatkal and was defaming the town’s folk. The Tanzeem […]

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Matrimonial – November 2012

| November 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

GROOM WANTED SM Mother seek alliance for her daughter, 26 years,5’-1”, working in MNC. The groom should be well settled hailing from Bangalore with Religious background. Contact: syedshobie@gmail.com , 9901047838 SM Parents seek alliance for their 2 daughters, 1. MBA pursuing- 29 years, 2. MBA completed- 27years. Both are working (looking for educated family), Contact- […]

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Group for Promoting Moderate Islam

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

A Muslim Canadian activist has founded a new group that will promote moderate Islam, saying there are too few progressive Muslim voices countering extremism in Canada. Raheel Raza, the Pakistan-born author of Their Jihad, Not My Jihad: A Muslim Canadian Woman Speaks Out, was once a member of the progressive Muslim Canadian Congress, but this […]

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Take Charge of Your Life

Take Charge of Your Life

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Contemporary Muslims wonder why they are so powerless. The Covey Principle sheds light on the apparent contradiction between their condition and the promise of the idea of Islam. We generally affirm that life is a beautiful gift, but there are not many who value the gift. If you value the gift of life, your life […]

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Obituary Jawed Habib

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jawed Habib, President of the Babri Masjid Action Committee, and editor once popular Urdu weekly Hujoom died at the age of 64 on October 11. Long known as youth leader, Jawed Habib stewarded the Babri Masjid movement for several years. The Committee later split and the splinter was led by Syed Shahabuddin MP. Jawed Habib […]

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Atheeq Heads for World Bank

Atheeq Heads for World Bank

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mr. L. K. Atheeq, IAS officer s e r v i n g as joint secretary in the Prime Minister’s Office has been appointed as senior advisor to the executive director at World Bank, Washington DC. He will be joining the office in the first week of November. Mr. Atheeq who hails from Akkirampur village […]

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Abdul Haq Ansari Jamaat’s Ex Ameer Dead

Abdul Haq Ansari Jamaat’s Ex Ameer Dead

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Islamic scholar and former P r e s i d e n t ( A m e e r ) of Jamaat e Islami Hind, Prof. Muhammad Abdul Haq Ansari, died of cardiac arrest on October 3 at his residence in Aligarh. He was 81. An Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) alumnus (Ph.D. in Philosophy in […]

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Two Challenges to Secularism

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Noted intellectual Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer while speaking on ‘Challenges to Secularism in India’ identified two major threat to secularism, i- the anti-conversion bill which has been enacted in some states. This goes against the spirit of the constitution which has given freedom to preach, profess and practise any religon of the indidvidual choice. (2) […]

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Rs 56 Crore Fraud Uncovered in APMFC

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

CID officials raided the Andhra Pradesh Minorities Finance Corporation (APMFC) office at the Haj House last fortnight, and uncovered a Rs 56 crore scandal. CID officials were acting on the complaint of Dana Kishore, secretary minorities welfare department, who alleged that 55.47 crores is being withdrawn fraudulently from the APMFC account in Vijaya Bank, Koti […]

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Stereotypes Galore when It comes to Reporting Muslims

Stereotypes Galore when It comes to Reporting Muslims

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Media complains that Muslims have no proper spokespersons When a Muslim girl student tops the MD exams for medical colleges, the media does not mention it because she is in Burqa but news about Afzal Guru is splashed all over the newspapers. A dialogue between the media and the Muslims was organized by the Qaumi […]

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