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Archive for August, 2017

Be Humble to Seek God

Be Humble to Seek God

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If we are genuinely remorseful for our sins, God is forever compassionate. By Sadia Dehlvi The Sufis teach that if you are aware of your humility, then you are among the arrogant ones. One of the evils in modern societies is racism, believing that one is born superior and hatred for those who belong to […]

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Quran Mentions Gratitude and Thankfulness

Quran Mentions Gratitude and Thankfulness

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Major Attributes of the Faithful The trial and test of humans comes when they are able to show gratitude during difficulties, when they remember how merciful God has been to them in the past and put their trust in Him for their future. By Nikhat Sattar We seem to be perpetually overwhelmed by pressures. Concerns […]

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Why Supplication is the Solution to Every Problem

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This journey isn’t easy, for most of us. Moments we feel that the whole world around us is bringing us down. If Allah is on our side, nothing can stand against us. Our job is to ask, over and over again.  The only way I can think of to get what we want in life […]

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What’s Good Parenting All About?

What’s Good Parenting All About?

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What more damage can parents do than to spiritually cripple their child so badly that it ruins its life in this world and in the life after death, too? By Yoginder S. Sikand A good way to define good parenting is that it is the art of seeking to help fulfill all the essential needs […]

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AMU’s Coaching Centre – Only 4 Successes in 11 years

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Only 4 candidates cleared UPSC from AMU’s coaching centre in 7 years, despite spending Rs 11.65 crore. By Raqib Hameed Naik Aligarh: In 2017, when the UPSC results were declared on May 31, there was a moment to celebrate for the Muslim community as 51 Muslim candidates out of the total 1,099 successful candidates made […]

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‘All Thanks to My Mother’

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Sheikh Tanveer Asif Bagged 25th Rank in the Civil Services Exams Kalaburagi, (Karnataka): The hard work, discipline and sacrifices that are necessary to become a member of the Union Civil Services is best exemplified by the family of Sheikh Tanveer Asif. The 24-year-old from Kalaburagi district in northern Karnataka cracked the exam in his second attempt […]

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Nothing is Impossible

Nothing is Impossible

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Jammu and Kashmir’s Bilal Mohi Ud Din Bhat, who got the 10th rank in UPSC, hopes his achievement will inspire the Valley’s youth. Bilal Mohi Ud Din Bhat, ranked tenth in the Union Public Service Commission’s civil services examination for 2016, had his heart set on the administrative services since childhood. Jammu and Kashmir’s Bilal […]

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Muslims keep alive Calcutta’s Jewish Schools, Stores and Traditions

Muslims keep alive Calcutta’s Jewish Schools, Stores and Traditions

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The swelling ranks of Muslim girls in the Jewish school offer a glimpse into the deep ties between Calcutta’s Muslim and once-thriving Jewish community. By Anik Basu When Mitana Alexander bid goodbye to Calcutta’s Jewish Girls School in 1975, she was its last Jewish student. The bulk of the others were Muslims. But it was […]

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Muslim Community’s Missed Chances

Muslim Community’s Missed Chances

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How many times have we sat and thought about the future – of coming generations – without playing victim? By Fauzan Alavi As a community, we have been in the eye of the storm globally ever since 9/11. We have been justifying our stand as good Muslims — but is it actually making any difference? […]

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A Guide to Journalists to Cover Muslim Communities

A Guide to Journalists to Cover Muslim Communities

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The book argues that a basic knowledge of Islam is now a necessity not just for foreign correspondents, but for anyone who wants a better understanding of news involving Islam. By TwoCircles.net, Staff Reporter Washington: A book, “Islam for Journalists (and Everyone Else)” serving as a guide on how to report on Muslims, has been published […]

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