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Archive for October, 2016

Partisan Play by Police Unveiled

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nothing deters vigilantes from harassing people transporting animals duly complying with the law. An NDTV team launched an investigation into the campaign going on across the country in the name of ‘Cow Protection’ by a bunch of vigilantes. The objective was to investigate as to how the whole campaign is being carried out in Maharashtra. […]

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BJP’s Myth-making Machine Unveiled

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BJP is employing myths, falsehoods, untruths and Photoshop modified images to carry on the malicious propaganda By A Staff Writer Social activist Dhruv Rathee has unveiled the myth-making industry working behind the screen of the BJP’s IT Cell. He says, the social media cell of any party organization is for the marketing and advertising of […]

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Tidbits

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CSSS Call for Applications for Fellowships Mumbai: The Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS), an organization founded by late Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer has announced scholarship in Islamic Studies for young researchers. The Centre set up by reformist-writer Asghar Ali Engineer in 1993 has announced fellowships for work on the research areas like […]

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TRIBUTE – Som Anand

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Veteran Urdu columnist Som Anand died after prolonged illness on September 15. He was 87. Anand’s columns were regularly carried by Urdu Daily Siasat, Hyderabad for decades. Born in Lahore, his family shifted to Delhi at the Partition of the subcontinent. He began his journalistic career from Statesman and got associated with UNI Urdu section […]

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Fatwa on Environment

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Jakarta: The Indonesian Ulema Council issued a fatwa against intentionally starting forest fires in a bid to cheaply clear land for palm oil and pulpwood plantations. It said it was against Islamic law for Muslims to start fire on purpose in forests or on plantation land. It may be noted that fires started by farmers […]

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Niyaz Ahmed Conferred the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Medical Sciences

Niyaz Ahmed Conferred the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Medical Sciences

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Professor Dr. Niyaz Ahmed has been conferred the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Medical Sciences. Niyaz Ahmed is a medical microbiologist working in the University of Hyderabad. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), Royal Society of Biology (UK) and the National Academy of Sciences India, Niyaz Ahmed is the founder Editor -in-Chief […]

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London Muslim Women Answer Questions about Their Faith

London Muslim Women Answer Questions about Their Faith

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London: Members of London’s Muslim community joined together outside Victoria Park recently for the first “Meet a Muslim event”. “I decided to hold this event to help educate the community, reaching out to the community by spreading awareness to stop Islamophobia,” said organizer Tamara Elsayed, aged 28. Sparked by the recent incidents of Islamophobia in […]

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Conference on Economics and Finance

Conference on Economics and Finance

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Kuala Lumpur: The 11th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (ICIEF) will be held on October 11-13 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to discuss the role of Islamic economics and finance in the contemporary global development agenda. The conference is organized jointly by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank […]

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Istanbul to Host 2017 Muslim Women Summit

Istanbul to Host 2017 Muslim Women Summit

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Istanbul: Istanbul will host the 2017 Muslim Women Summit, the president of the Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM) stated, while attending this year’s gathering in Kuala Lumpur. Suleyman Sensoy said that a declaration on the 2017 summit and the organization’s secretariat moving to Istanbul would be made later during the “Muslim Women: Soft […]

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People

People

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Obama Nominates First Muslim as Federal Judge US President Barack Obama made history recently by nominating the first Muslim to the federal judiciary, Abid Qureshi. The nomination carries a symbolic value: It lands in the midst of a chaotic presidential campaign in which GOP presidential nominee, Donald Trump has said that a Muslim federal judge […]

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