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Archive for July, 2013

Magic and Black Magic

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is with reference to the “Our Dialogue” column in the May, 2013 issue of Islamic Voice, and the question about Black Magic. The subject challenges the very basic concept of Islam and Iman. How can a force other than Allah influence the things that happen in this world? If you believe if this, you […]

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Ancient road found in Jerusalem

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jerusalem: An ancient highway dating back to the Roman Empire has been discovered in Jerusalem. The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) said the road, believed to be 1,800 years old, was discovered in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Beit Hanina in northern Jerusalem, Xinhua reported. “This is the first time we have encountered such a finely preserved […]

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Egyptian  Cleric sentenced for Burning Bible

Egyptian Cleric sentenced for Burning Bible

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cairo: A hardline Muslim cleric received an 11-year suspended sentence for tearing up and burning a Bible. Cairo’s Nasr City court sentenced Ahmed Abdullah, also known as Abu Islam, and his son for eight years over the same incident, the Middle East News Agency reported. The two were ordered to pay a fine of 5,000 […]

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Crisis Deepens for Amanath Bank

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have read your June 2013 issue and I am surprised to read the report which refers to a story appearing in previous issue. You should have published the clarification issued by persons whom you had targeted. Being ‘Islamic Voice’ you should not indulge in gheebat (backbiting) and should not go on hearsay. Your staff […]

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Avoid Religious Exhibitionism

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By the time this issues reaches the hands of our readers, holy month of Ramazan would be upon us. All those of us who find the month revisiting us, must feel fortunate, for having been blessed with yet another opportunity to harvest a bountiful crop of virtues. No matter how much we strive, the bounties […]

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Bangalore Students Build a Car that Cares!

Bangalore Students Build a Car that Cares!

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three months of hard work, dedication, will power and team work by three students of HKBK College of Engineering has resulted in Saz… the ultimate city car that is safe and stable! The car named Saz has been conceived and made by Syed Arifullah, Syed Zeeshan K and Sanu Rahman, all BE (Mech) final year […]

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Poll: Muslims using Internet more open to Western Culture

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Washington: Around the world, Muslims who use the internet are much more likely than other Muslims to have a favorable opinion of Western culture, and see more similarities between Islam and Christianity, according to an analysis of a recent Pew Research Center survey. The survey of Muslims in 39 countries across the Middle East, Europe, […]

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Is it Swansong for  Amanath Bank?

Is it Swansong for Amanath Bank?

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Bangalore: It seems to be the swansong for the Amanath Bank. The recovery of loan process launched last month by auctioning the mortgaged property seems to be leading nowhere. Meanwhile there are contradictory signals on Bank’s merger with other banks. Depleted of its funds and mortgaged properties under litigation, the Bank […]

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Moon  Sighting  to  Moon  Fighting

Moon Sighting to Moon Fighting

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

A simple act of determining the birth of new moon has been presented in such a complicated manner by Muslim scholars, that the entire Muslim world has been living under its curse for ages. By Dr Aslam Abdullah Some time ago when the Sultan of Turkey decided to in­troduce electricity in the Mosque of the […]

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Zakat; Essence of Giving to those who need

Zakat; Essence of Giving to those who need

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The word Zakat means both ‘purification’ and ‘growth’. Our possessions are purified by setting aside a proportion for those in need, and, like the pruning of plants, this cutting back, balances and encourages new growth. The Qur’an always emphasizes on the issue of feeding the hungry and helping those who are in need, and the […]

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