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Archive for May, 2017

Women Free To Marry Of Their Will: Saudi Scholar

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A Saudi religious scholar has issued a fatwa that women are free to marry of their own free will. According to Saudi newspapers, member of Council of Senior Scholars, Sheikh Abdullah Al Menia has said in his fatwa that women above 25 years of age possess the right to marry of their own free will. […]

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UN Chief Selects  Malala Yousafzai as  UN Messenger of Peace

UN Chief Selects Malala Yousafzai as UN Messenger of Peace

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai to be a UN messenger of peace, the highest honour bestowed by the UN chief on a global citizen. UN spokesman, Stephane Dujarric announced that the 19-year-old education advocate will focus worldwide attention on the need for all girls to go to […]

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I wear Hijab, I am Liberated

I wear Hijab, I am Liberated

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I am a teenager, nobody forced me to cover myself. It’s my choice. But, the people around me tend to mistake my dress for oppression. By Zahra Afreen I heard a snigger from behind, I turned. Oh, the usual. I was wearing my usual attire of loose, black clothing and a head cover. I turned […]

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Yakub Bee – An Angel for the Aged

Yakub Bee – An Angel for the Aged

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Warangal, Telangana: “Extending service to the needy is what makes my day, awards and applause subdue the anxiety and restore my confidence,” says Yakub Bee, founder of Sahrudaya Old Age Home in Hanamkonda. Yakub Bee and her husband Mahboob Ali have opened their home for elderly, homeless and destitute people since 2007. Recognising her services, […]

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Fatima al-Fihri – The Muslim Lady  Who Founded  The World’s First University

Fatima al-Fihri – The Muslim Lady Who Founded The World’s First University

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Muslim men may fret that they lose, when their women win, but history tells us that when women advance, humanity advances. By Moin Qazi Wujood-E-Zan Se Hai Tasveer-e-Kainaat Mein Rang, (The colours of the universe are there because of the existence of womankind) —Muhammad Iqbal In recent years, due to the global socio-political climate, the […]

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Kin of Nobel Laureate Killed

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Malik Saleem Lateef, a relative of Pakistan’s Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Abdus Salam, and a lawyer, was shot dead on March 30 in the city of Lahore while he was proceeding to the Court complex in the Nankana Sahib town of Pakistani Punjab province, in the outskirts of Lahore. The Al-Alami faction of Islamic State-linked Lashkar […]

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Islamiah Women’s College, Vaniyambadi – M.Sc (Nutrition), B.Sc (Chem. Major) to be introduced

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Vaniyambadi: The Islamiah Women’s College will be introducing B.Sc (Chemistry Major) and M.Sc (Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service) from the new academic session. So far the college had B.Sc (Chemistry allied). The intake in B.Sc (Chemistry major) would be 50 and M.Sc (Nutrition) 25. Both are self-Financing Courses. The College which currently has 2,000 students, […]

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Nehru College, Hubballi – Girls Hostel Commissioned –

Nehru College, Hubballi – Girls Hostel Commissioned –

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Hubballi: The Nehru College here recently commissioned its ladies hostel for 100 inmates. It was constructed at a cost of Rs. one crore, with nearly 60% coming in the form of grants from the University Grants Commission, informed Dr. M. F. Ansari, Principal.

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C. Abdul Hakeem Institution, Melvisharam (TN) – College of Architecture to Come Up

C. Abdul Hakeem Institution, Melvisharam (TN) – College of Architecture to Come Up

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Melvisharam (Tamil Nadu): The C. Abdul Hakeem Group of Institutions will be launching its College of Architecture in 2017-18 academic session. Group Manager Rafeeq Ahmed informed Islamic Voice that the 5-year B. Arch course will have an intake of 40 each year with both boys and girls being admitted. The college has appointed Mr. Sarvanan […]

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HMS Institutions, Tumakaru – Ayurveda Medical College on Anvil

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Tumakauru: The HMS Group here will be starting its Ayurveda Medical College from the 2017-18 academic year. Group Chairman Mr. Mohammad Shafi (former MLA), told Islamic Voice that the college will have 100 intake, of which 50% will come from the CET nominees. The Group launched its HMS School of Architecture in 2016-17 with an […]

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