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Archive for August, 2015

Digital Magazine for Children Launched

Digital Magazine for Children Launched

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Aftab H Kola ‘Quest Jr’, a digital interactive magazine for children in the age group 7-12 years, was launched by a group of dedicated parents who were looking for a digital product that would provide appropriate and interesting content for young readers. The magazine aims to challenge and broaden the minds of curious Muslim […]

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Minorities Representation 8.5% in Union Govt Jobs

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New Delhi: The representation of minorities in Central Government jobs has increased from 6.24% in 2011-12 to 8.50% in 2014-15, as per information made available by the Department of Personnel and Training. This Information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Mr. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in Lok Sabha on […]

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Hajj-2015 – Haj Committee to Charge Rs. 2.15 lakh

Hajj-2015 – Haj Committee to Charge Rs. 2.15 lakh

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Airfare subsidy is now down to Rs. 550 crore New Delhi: The Haj Committee of India will be charging Rs. 2,15,000 per pilgrim for the Haj-2015 for the expenses incurred on air passage, accommodation, local transport within Saudi Arabia and food in Madinah etc. This is for those staying in Green Area and Rs. 1,76,000 […]

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Belief in Akhira

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This is with reference to the article “Commitment, Akhira and Power of Engagement” by Mike Ghouse (Islamic Voice July 2015). It is apparent that the author is ignorant regarding the concept of Akhira as stated in the Quran. Belief in Akhira is fundamental to Islamic teachings. Those who understood the concept of Akhira had extremely […]

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More Book Reviews Please

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Thank you for sending the Ramadan special issue of Islamic Voice. I was glad to see that Islamic Voice currently is flooded with advertisements. But there are no advertisements from book publishers at all. You should take more book reviews in each issue of Islamic Voice. In the old issues, I used to read many […]

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Dialogue: Experiencing God’s Consolation

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Recently a Muslim friend asked me about the statutes in the Church whether Christians worship statues. In other words: Are Christians idol worshipers? I recognized that often questions like this one come either out of ignorance or due to misunderstanding. We had a very helpful religious conversation around the topic. I told him that Christians […]

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Scientists and Thinkers are God’s Blessed People

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The Quran also says on a number of occasions that man should use his intellect and ponder over the universe and on nature. By Aftab Ahmad “I do not feel obligated to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect, has intended us to forgo their use.” This is […]

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Relevance of Waqf

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The recently concluded conclave on Waqfs in India has called for intensified efforts and participation of general Muslims in protection of the Waqf properties scattered all over the countries. Waqf is generally presumed to be the third largest category of land following the lands owned by the Government and the Indian Railways. However, one would […]

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A New Perspective on Love, Loss, Happiness and Pain!

A New Perspective on Love, Loss, Happiness and Pain!

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Reclaim Your Heart: Personal Insights on Breaking Free From Life’s Shackles By: Yasmin Mogahed Published by: FB Publishing 645 Camino De Los Mares Suite 108-276 San Clemente, CA, 92673 Anybody reading Yasmin’s Book “Reclaim Your Heart” will feels it’s her or his own autobiography. It’s about the same situations we all go through in our […]

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A Brilliant Narration of Combating Terrorism at the Ideological Level

A Brilliant Narration of Combating Terrorism at the Ideological Level

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Reclaiming Jihad—A Qur’anic Critique of Terrorism Author: ElSayed M.A. Amin Publisher: The Islamic Foundation, Leicestershire, UK Kube Publishing Ltd, MCC, Ratby Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9SY, UK. Tel: 01530 249-230 Fax: 01530 249-656. Email Yosef Smyth (yosef.smyth@kubepublishing.com) Pages: 228, Year: 2014, ISBN: 978-0-86037-593-7, Price: $24.95 Reviewed by: Roshan Amin is well qualified for the task […]

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