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Islam Means Peace: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Islam Means Peace: Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Minneapolis: “Islam means peace”, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said as he decried the backlash against Muslims and made a strong call to nations to welcome refugees, particularly children, and not generalise them based on the actions of a few who have “tarnished” the image of Islam. “Islam means peace. There are hundreds of references) in […]

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Bangladeshi Muslim Scholars Issue Anti-Terrorism Fatwa

Bangladeshi Muslim Scholars Issue Anti-Terrorism Fatwa

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dhaka: After recently issuing a set of fatwas against militancy, a group of Muslim scholars from Bangladesh have stressed the need for taking their message to the masses to stop militancy and violence in the name of religion. Bangladesh Jamiyatul Ulama (BJU), a national body of scholars, issued the fatwas, saying that those killing people […]

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Refugees at Highest Ever Level, says UN

Refugees at Highest Ever Level, says UN

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

The number of people displaced by conflict is at the highest level ever recorded, the UN says. It estimates that 65.3 million people were either refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced at the end of 2015, an increase of 5 million in a year. This represents one in every 113 people on the planet! Over […]

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Obama Calls Discrimination Against Muslims Affront To American Values

Obama Calls Discrimination Against Muslims Affront To American Values

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Huffington post Ayesha Rascoe Washington DC: President Barack Obama praised the contributions of Muslim immigrants to the United States, saying any effort to discriminate against the Islamic faith plays into the hands of terrorists. “Muslim Americans are as patriotic, as integrated, as American as any other members of the American family. Whether your family has […]

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“Stop Funding War in Syria”: Pope to World Leaders

“Stop Funding War in Syria”: Pope to World Leaders

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

In his message for a campaign promoting peace in Syria, global head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis referred to world leaders who speak of ending the conflict but at the same time fund the war through the sale of arms. “While the people suffer, incredible quantities of money are being spent to supply weapons […]

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Scientific Research – Are these the Dark Ages in the Muslim World?

| August 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

A survey of Muslim institutes of higher learning finds them lagging behind the rest of world when it comes to providing quality science and tech education. By Dr. Athar Osama & Prof. Nidhal Guessoum It is a well-known fact that 1.6 billion Muslims contribute a disproportionately smaller share to the world’s knowledge. This global community […]

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Perceiving God – Words of Wisdom by Some Prominent Scientists

Perceiving God – Words of Wisdom by Some Prominent Scientists

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

“The universe has been brought for us by a supremely good and orderly Creator.” (Nicholas Copernicus—1473-1543) “I have endeavored to gain for human reason, aided by geometrical calculation, an insight into His way of creation; may the Creator of the heavens themselves, the father of all reason, to whom our mortal senses owe their existence, […]

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Mental Healthcare Crisis in Kashmir

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

A recent survey conducted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF or Doctors Without Boundaries) found that 45 percent adults in the Kashmir Valley have “significant symptoms” of mental distress. Srinagar: Every day, hundreds of people, visit the dilapidated Kathidarwaza hospital in Srinagar to seek treatment for stress and other psychological disorders. The numbers of patients suffering […]

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Health Work Force in India

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Only 38% of those who called themselves doctors in India have a professional degree. Only 38% of those who called themselves doctors in India have a professional degree in medicine. This the most startling revelation from a report titled “Situation Analysis of Health Workforce in India” released last month by Public Health Foundation of India. […]

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Animals as Teachers

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Man can be right or wrong but animals are always right. According to the Quran, Cain and Abel were the first sons of Adam and Eve. There arose a controversy between the two brothers, and Cain killed Abel. One part of this story is narrated in the Quran: “When they both presented an offering, it […]

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