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Archive for July, 2015

The Nowhere People

The Nowhere People

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nearly 80% of the world’s refugees are Muslims. Yet no concerted effort is seen from within the Muslim ummah to address the problem, happy as it is in observing Ramazan fasting and new-found piety of umrah pilgrimages at Makkah, which has been developed into a business mart by the profligate Saudis. The world is facing […]

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125th Anniversary Essay Competition by Ambedkar Foundation

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New Delhi: The Dr. Ambedkar Foundation, an autonomous Organisation of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is conducting an essay competition on the eve of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. Two categories of students are eligible to participate, i.e., 1-those studying from 9th to 12th grade, and 2-those enrolled in Recognised […]

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Admissions in Dip. In Urdu Journalism

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New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication, a wing of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has invited applications for admission to the one-year Diploma in Urdu Journalism for the 2015-16 academic session. The application forms can be downloaded from www.iimc.gov.in The last date for application is July 17, 2015. Information could be […]

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Died: Maddekar Basheer Ahmed

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Died: Maddekar Basheer Ahmed, noted social worker of Vaniyambadi died on June 16. A one-man NGO, Basheer worked relentlessly for improvement of civic amenities in the tannery town for several decades. He was 94. He is survived by a daughter. His wife and another daughter had predeceased him. He was buried in the graveyard of […]

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Muhammad Vali Rahmani

Muhammad Vali Rahmani

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Muhammad Vali Rahmani, sajjada Nashin of Khankhah Rahmani, Munger has been appointed the acting General Secretary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. Rahmani, was earlier Chairman of the Bihar Legislative Council. He will carry out the duties as General Secretary Maulana Nizamuddin is ailing for some time. The decision to this regard was […]

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CMA PU College

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The Central Muslim Association has opened a Pre University college for girls in D. J. Halli, an underprivileged area, Mr. N. A. Harris, Shantinagar MLA inaugurated the college in on June 10 in the presence of CMA President Mr. Maqbool Ahmed and other office bearers.

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Samantha Elauf

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Samantha Elauf, 24-year old who was denied a job in 2008 by the clothing store Abercrombie & Fitch co. because she wore a Islamic headdress (Hijab) won the case in US Supreme Court 8-1. The case was brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on her behalf. While the company had rated her as […]

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Asif Ibrahim

Asif Ibrahim

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Asif Ibrahim, former chief of Intelligence Bureau (retired Dec. 2014) has been appointed the Prime Minister’s ‘Special Envoy on Countering Terrorism and Extremism’. He will liaise with countries in the Middle East, Af-Pak region and Muslim countries of South East Asia. An IPS officer, Ibrahim has vast knowledge and experience of work in the field […]

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Mauritius President

Mauritius President

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Mauritius President: The Government of Mauritius designated Ameenah Garib-Fakim as the next president of the Mauritius. She will be the first woman to hold the position of the island nation. The 56-year old professor of chemistry did her B.Sc from University of Surrey (UK) and later did her doctorate from the University of Exeter. She […]

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Canara Business Forum

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Dubai: Nearly 200 businessmen from the coastal belt of Karnataka who gathered here at the World Trade Centre on May 30, decided to form Canara Business Forum. The Forum would soon set up its offices in Mangaluru in Karnataka and would coordinate activities and information among entrepreneurs. Forum is headed by Mr. S. M. Shariff […]

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