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Archive for November, 2016

Superiority of Moral Standards

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In the name of God, the Merciful, the Beneficent Allah does not love evil to be spoken openly unless it be someone who has been genuinely wronged. Allah hears all and knows all. Whether you do good openly or in private, or pardon others for evil (done against you), Allah is indeed Most lenient, Powerful. […]

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A Remarkable Testimony to Badshah Khan’s Deep Spirituality

A Remarkable Testimony to Badshah Khan’s Deep Spirituality

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“Like Gandhi in Hinduism and Martin Luther King Jr. in Christianity,” Easwaran tells us in this fascinating book, “Badshah Khan demonstrated conclusively that nonviolence – love in action – is in perfect harmony with Islam.” The Two Gandhis—Non-Violent Soldiers: The Frontier Gandhi Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Mahatma Gandhi Publisher: Jaico Publishing House, Mumbai Pages: […]

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Need for Reforms and Changes

Need for Reforms and Changes

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This book offers a detailed history of madrasas and discusses their nature and the roles they have played in spreading knowledge among Muslims. Hindustani Madaris kaTaleemi Nizam aur Us Main Islah ki Zarurat: Ek Jayeza (‘The Educational System in Indian Madrasas and the Need for Reforms: An Analytical Study’) Author: Waris Mazhari Publisher: Global Media […]

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TRIBUTE – Dominique Sila-Khan

TRIBUTE – Dominique Sila-Khan

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Noted scholar known for her commitment to documenting and celebrating religious pluralism in South Asia, Dominique Sila-Khan, passed away in Delhi last month. Of French Jewish background, Khan had settled down in Jaipur, where she lived with her husband, Sattar Khan, a Rajasthani Muslim. Her personal history, transcending religious boundaries, was reflected in her prolific […]

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TRIBUTE – Bakhtiyar Tangsal

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Tangsal broke many barriers by joining Indian Express and proved himself in a very short time and started emerging as an outstanding journalist of the district. Solapur (Maharashtra): Bakhtiyar Ibrahim Tangsal, a senior English journalist, social worker and an Urdu poet from Solapur district passed away at the age of 54. Tangsal was suffering from […]

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TRIBUTE – Yusuf Arakkal

TRIBUTE – Yusuf Arakkal

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Bangalore’s renowned sculptor and painter Yusuf Arakkal passed on October 4. He was 71. Winner of several awards and honours, Yusuf was a product of Karnataka Chitra Kala Parishath. Yusuf had left home in Kerala at the age of 17 and taken up residence in Bangalore to pursue art. He first joined HAL, but later […]

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TRIBUTE – Dr. Khaleeque Anjum

TRIBUTE – Dr. Khaleeque Anjum

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New Delhi: Noted Urdu writer, critique and author Kaleeque Anjum passed away in Delhi on October 18. Dr. Anjum headed the Anjuman e Taraqqi Urdu Hind for a record 38 years from 1974 to 2012 and represented the Urdu’s cause at all forums. He was 84. He is survived by his wife, a son and […]

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Appointed: Kunwar Sarwar Khan

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Appointed: Kunwar Sarwar Khan, Inspector of Police (retd.) of Rajasthan has been appointed the President of the Police Sports Council of Asia (PSCA). Khan hails from a family of armymen in the village Cholukhan in Nagaur district. He will be attending the meeting of the Council scheduled to be held in November in Dubai.

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Azmi Joins Congress

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Azmi Joins Congress: Fiery speaker Obaidullah Khan Azmi, three term Rajya Sabha MP and a famous turncoat, joined the Congress on the eve of the Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh on October 16. Azmi was nominated for Rajya Sabha elections by Janata Dal. He had later joined Congress on being denied the JD ticket. Still […]

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AMU Students Union Office-bearers

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Aligarh: Faizul Hassan is the newly elected President of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union. Mohammad Nadeem Ansari has been elected the Vice President, while Nabeel Osmani is the Hony. General Secretary. The election results were declared on October 17. For the first time three girl students i.e., Labiba Sherwani, Sadaf Rasool and Ghazala Ahmad […]

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