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Archive for March, 2013

Chikmagalur Shrine Case – Govt. Lies Exposed

Chikmagalur Shrine Case – Govt. Lies Exposed

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Bangalore: The BJP Government’s case to disprove the existence of a mosque at the Baba Budhangiri Shrine Complex near Chikmagalur received a setback with defendant Syed Ghouse Shakhadri, the hereditary custodian of the shrine, producing historical evidence of a mosque at the site. The cave shrine on the Baba Budhangiri Hills […]

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KZCT Disburses 7,000 Scholarships

KZCT Disburses 7,000 Scholarships

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By A Staff Writer Bangalore: The Karnataka Zakat and Charitable Trust (KZCT) distributed scholarships among 330 students by giving out cheques to the tune of Rs. 13 lakh at an impressive function presided over by former Lok Ayukta . Justice Santosh Hegde on February 4. Hegde also presented cash awards of Rs. 10,000 on behalf […]

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Planting Hope for a Green India

Planting Hope for a Green India

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The Mashal Team has undertaken tree planting as part of the ‘Go Green’ initiative.  By Thanvier Thangalvadi Mashal Educational and Charitable Trust (MECT) is a registered not-for-profit charity organisation founded a year ago by a group of individuals  from the small  town of Vaniyambadi, 200 kms north west of Chennai. The 3-day Discover Yourself Workshop […]

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“Ignore Vilks’ Exhibition”, say Religious Heads

“Ignore Vilks’ Exhibition”, say Religious Heads

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Malmo: (Sweden): Religious heads in southern Sweden have advised their followers to ignore an upcoming exhibition of work by controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks, warning that people should not be provoked by his artwork. According to Vilks, the goal of the exhibition is to play down criticism of Islam. The Swedish artist has faced numerous […]

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Racist Comments  by MP

Racist Comments by MP

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

New Zealand: New Zealand’s First MP, Richard Prosser has spoken out in defence of his rant which has been slammed as racist by Muslim leaders and politicians. In a column for Investigate Magazine, the MP suggested young Muslims should not be allowed to travel on Western airlines because “most terrorists are Muslims”. “If you are […]

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Senior Muslim Police Officer Resigns Over Discrimination

Senior Muslim Police Officer Resigns Over Discrimination

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London: Dal Babu, one of the most senior police officers in the UK police force, has resigned after 30 years in the service in protest against the prevailing bias against the recruitment of officers from ethnic minorities. His resignation came after refusal of his request to be promoted to chief officer rank. The high-ranking officer […]

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“John Brennan is a Secret Muslim”, says Anti-Islam Activist

“John Brennan is a Secret Muslim”, says Anti-Islam Activist

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Washington: A former FBI agent and current anti-Islam activist, believes that John Brennan, President Obama’s pick to head the CIA, is secretly a Muslim and therefore “unfit for duty” in the government. John Guandolo, the vice president of the Virginia-based Strategic Engagement Group (SEG), appeared on the Boca Raton-based radio show of Tom Trento, the […]

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British MPs not serious  about Islamophobia

British MPs not serious about Islamophobia

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Liverpool: Dr Leon Moosavi, a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Liverpool, took on MPs’ lack of seriousness regarding Islamophia, in an article published on the University of Liverpool website. In the article, he demonstrates his point by referring to the recent Early Day Motion attempt in the Parliament. MP Keith Vaz tabled an […]

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British Muslims to Establish First Free Islamic School

British Muslims to Establish First Free Islamic School

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London: Muslims in the north-western British city of Blackburn are awaiting the approval of plans to build the first free Islamic school in the country to serve both Muslim and non-Muslim students. “The planning application has been submitted following months of detailed design work on what has proven to be a very challenging, but equally […]

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Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism Widespread among Flemes

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Flanders:(Belgium): A recent study conducted by the Flemish daily, De Morgan in Antwerp and Ghent revealed a high level of Islamophobia and xenophobia amongst young Flemes. Accordingly, one in three Flemes has a completely negative view on Muslims and almost every fifth participant is correspondingly convinced that many Muslims are criminals. Almost one quarter of […]

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