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Archive for December, 2015

God Saved Mankind From Ignorance

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In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful Indeed, Allah bestowed a great favour on the believers when he sent them a messenger from among themselves, to recite to them His revelations, and to purify them, and to teach them the Book and wisdom, whereas previously they were surely in plain error. (The House […]

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Tracing Medieval Arab Achievements in Optics

Tracing Medieval Arab Achievements in Optics

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International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies By: Sameen Ahmed Khan (Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman) Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, http://www.lap-publishing.com/ Pages: 96 pages Published: July 2015 Price: 49.90 €. The Medieval Arabs preserved the then known sciences like astronomy, chemistry, medicine, mathematics and optics, through the process of translation accompanied with […]

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Rajyotsava Award for Dr. Aziz

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Economist Prof. Abdul Aziz was conferred the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award by the Karnataka Government. The award was presented on November 1, at the official award presentation ceremony by Chief Minister Siddramaiah.  Prof. Aziz was head of the Economics unit at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore for several years. Educated at Mysore University, […]

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Membership Cancelled

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Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court has cancelled the membership of Khalid Ahmed of the Karnataka Waqf Board after it came to light that he was appointed a member on the fake claim of being a member of the Al-Noori Education Trust, Kolar Gold Fields. The High Court acted on writ petition no. 48669 of 2014 filed […]

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People

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Died: Abdul Majid, secretary of the Idara Adab e Islam of Karnataka died on November 4 in Bangalore. An activist of Jamaate Islami Hind, Majeed took the pseudonym Arshad Siddiqui for his literary works. He was 70. He suffered a heart attack while taking a morning walk and died instantaneously. He was buried the same […]

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“Don’t Misinterpret Quran for Polygamy”: Gujarat High Court

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Ahmedabad: In a strongly-worded order, the Gujarat High Court, last fortnight, has stated that the Quran was being misinterpreted by Muslim men to have more than one wife, and the provision of polygamy was being misused by them for “selfish reasons”. The high court also stated that time has come for the country to embrace […]

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Jamia Nizamia Promises to Popularize Prophet’s Medicine

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Hyderabad: The companions of Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) made use of the prescriptions given by him and had their ailments cured. Today, people are wonderstruck by carrying out research on those prescriptions. The life of the Prophet indicates that he had stressed the need for taking precautions to avoid illnesses. Jamia Nizamia is all set to […]

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Ban ‘Triple Talaq’, says Muslim Women’s Group

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New Delhi: The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) called for a ban on the “triple talaq” divorce system, saying it was un-Islamic and outlawed in several Muslim countries. “The Quran gives rights to Muslim women during marriage and does not recognise triple talaq,” the group said in a resolution passed at its ninth annual convention […]

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Urdu University in Kurnool

Urdu University in Kurnool

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Kurnool: Foundation stone here was laid for an Urdu University at Orvakallu village in Kurnool district on November 9 by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. The University will come up on 125 acres of land. The Chief Minister spoke about Urdu’s old connection with Andhra Pradesh and said the University will be part […]

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Bihar Verdict – Powerful Rebuff for Communal Forces

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Sangh Parivar had tried to stoke communal embers during the last six months but people were deaf to their polarizing campaign. By Anish Ankur More than anything else, the Bihar verdict should be seen as a firm rejection of RSS brand of polarising politics. Perhaps no comment about the outcome was more befitting than the […]

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