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Archive for December, 2014

Maharashtra Muslim Girls Break Gender Stereotypes

Maharashtra Muslim Girls Break Gender Stereotypes

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the home town of Ishrat Jahan, the young woman who was tragically shot in an encounter in Ahmedabad in 2004, Muslim girls are gearing up to drive out prejudice and hatred. By Kamayani Bali-Mahabal They started off as a secret sports club. What brought them together was their shared love for football, a game […]

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Zoya Khan wins Google Hackathon

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles: Zoya Khan, a Wichita State University College of Engineering student in computer networking, contributed the idea behind an app that won the People’s Choice Award at the Google Hackathon 2014, held on October 24-25 at the national convention of the Society of Women Engineers, in Los Angeles. She was one of only 75 […]

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People

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Qasim Rasool Ilyas was elected president of the Welfare Party of India floated by the Jamaat e Islami Hind. He is the General Secretary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and editor of Urdu journal Afkaar e Milli. A PhD in chemistry from Nagpur University, Dr. Ilyas has been a member of […]

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Waqf Institutions – Innovative Ways to Infuse Dynamism

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Waqf institutions could assume greater role in welfare and development of the community by expanding the ambit of their objective and functioning. By Syed Tahsin Ahmed Waqf is defined as a permanent dedication by any person, of any movable or immovable property for any purpose recognized by the Muslim law as pious, religious or charitable. […]

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Women in Islam: Rights and Realities – A Bird’s Eye View

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Men and women are equal and complement each other, though the Quran does not hold them identical. The reality obtaining in the Muslim countries and Muslim societies may be quite different today. Some of the tribal practices that predate Islam still continue in various quarters. Pressures of urbanization, industrialization and a culture of greed are […]

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Books on Azad and Poet Hali released

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Hosakote: Books titled Iftikhar e Azad and Aejaz e Hali, portraying the lives of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Urdu poet Altaf Hussain Ali, authored by Prof. Sheik Ali, former vice chancellor of Mangalore and Goa Universities were released at an impressive function held at Al-Ameen Residential School here on November 10. Mr. B. N. […]

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Awards for Six ‘Model Madrassas’ by SIO

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By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: The Students Islamic Organisation (SIO) of Karnataka presented the Model Madrasa Award to six madrassas (Islamic theological schools) in Karnataka on November 19. They are: Madrasa Baithul Uloom, Sindagi; Madrasa Ziyaul Uloom, Kandlur; Iqra Arabic School, Mangaluru; Houz e Ilmiya Baqirul Uloom, Alipur; Jamiya Islamiya, Bhatkal; and Darul Umoor (Tipu […]

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Physiotherapy Study Centre at Jamia

Physiotherapy Study Centre at Jamia

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New Delhi: The Centre for Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Sciences was inaugurated at the Jamia Millia Islamia on November 16 by Union Human Resources Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani. The inauguration synchronized with the Jamia’s annual convocation where President of India Shri Pranab Kumar Mukherjee was the chief guest. A total of 4,280 degrees and diplomas […]

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MANAS Office Inaugurated

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New Delhi: Dr.Najma Heptulla, Union Minister for Minority Affairs unveiled the Foundation Stone for launching of activities of Maulana Azad National Skills Academy (MANAS) set up by National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) under the aegis of Ministry of Minority Affairs on the eve of 125thanniversary of Maulana Azad. The office of MANAS was […]

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Asaarus Sanadeed Republished

Asaarus Sanadeed Republished

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New Delhi: Asaar us Sanadeed, authored by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan has been published again. The new edition was released by Mr. Mahesh Bhatt, film director here at the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions premises. Founder of the Muslim Anglo Oriental College at Aligarh (which is now Aligarh Muslim University), Sir Syed Ahmed Khan […]

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