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Archive for June, 2016

Punjabi  Translation of Quran had Sikh Translator, Hindu Funders

Punjabi Translation of Quran had Sikh Translator, Hindu Funders

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Sant Alomhari wanted to spread message of the Quran to people of other faiths. By Neel Kamal Bathinda: A historian in Punjab has discovered a copy of the Quran that was printed way back in 1911. A good 105 years later, the book has transcended many boundaries by travelling from the hands of a Sikh […]

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Shameem Shaikh – Cycling Solo Kanyakumari to Leh!

Shameem Shaikh – Cycling Solo Kanyakumari to Leh!

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Shameem Shaikh works at MIT, Manipal University. He is also an endurance athlete, involved in long distance running and cycling over the past few years. Recently, he completed a Solo (absolutely self -supported) 1500 km cycling expedition (Bangalore -to- Koraput -| Odisha) in 8 days. Now he is all set for a harder attempt of […]

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Futuristic Vision Marks Darul Umoor’s 15th Milestone

Futuristic Vision Marks Darul Umoor’s 15th Milestone

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Convocation Held for 15th Batch of Students By Nigar Srirangapatna: The Tipu Sultan Advanced Study and Research Centre (TSASRC) is a premier institution established by the “Sheriff Foundation” at Srirangapatna, near Mysore. Called Darul Umoor, its environmentally-friendly campus is surrounded by mango and coconut groves, with butterflies, birds and flowers adding to the tranquility. It […]

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Autonomy With Embroidery

Autonomy With Embroidery

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Once exploited, these women Chikan Karigars of Lucknow are masters of their designs today. By Mehru Jaffer About 11 women in Lucknow are establishing their individual identities as chikankari embroidery artisans – all thanks to Sangraha, an organization that not only trained them, but also connects them with buyers through an online platform. Tabassum Khan, […]

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How a Muslim and a Hindu Became ‘Blood Brothers’

How a Muslim and a Hindu Became ‘Blood Brothers’

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The practice of Miteri or “blood brother” friendships dates back centuries to when Nepal was a series of tiny kingdoms. These friendships were arranged as a way of transcending regional, religious or social differences. By Gani Ansari I am Muslim and a journalist. So news of violence and hatred between Muslims and those of other […]

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Islamic Development Bank Scholarship for Muslim Students- 2016

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Applications are invited from eligible candidates for Islamic Development Bank Scholarship for Muslim Students for the year 2016. Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, introduced its scholarship program in many countries including India in the year 1983. The approved areas of study include -Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Medicine (All branches including Ayurveda, Unani […]

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IMRC Installs 400 Borewells and Handpumps

IMRC Installs 400 Borewells and Handpumps

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Based in the US, IMRC (Indian Muslim Relief & Charities), has helped drinkable water accessible to drought-affected rural areas in India. Marathwada, one of the five regions in Maharashtra, containing eight districts, is reeling under severe drought since last three years. It is the most water deprived region of Maharashtra. The rivers, canals, ponds and […]

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Quranic Gems for Daily Life

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Do not be miserly (4:37) Do not kill each other (4:92) Do not be an advocate for deceit (4:105) Do not cooperate in sin and aggression (5:2) Cooperate in righteousness (5:2) Having a majority is not a criterion of truth (6:116) Be just (5:8) Strive against sinful and unlawful acts (5:63) Dead animals, blood, the […]

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Raheela Ahmed, 22, has upset incumbent Jeana Jacob in the Maryland Board of Education District 5 primary elections. Ahmed received 9,624 votes as against Jacob’s 6,004 votes. She along with her runner up Cheryl Landis who got 8,072 now advance to the November general elections. “If Mr. (Donald) Trump’s views were a true reflection of […]

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India’s Youngest Pilot Ayesha Aziz

India’s Youngest Pilot Ayesha Aziz

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Her dream was to do something challenging and unconventional. Ever since she was a child, Ayesha Aziz knew she wanted to fly a plane. At 16, she fulfilled her dream by becoming India’s youngest woman pilot. Ayesha, now 20, says, “More than being India’s youngest pilot, I am happy for having accomplished my childhood goal.” […]

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