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Archive for September, 2017

Dispelling Myths about American Muslims

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Since 9/11, I’ve found more interest in learning about Islam and at the same time seen spike in misinformation and hate groups. Myths are behind the misunderstanding. By Ghazala Hayat I have been in America for the last 37 years. Initially when people learned I’m Muslim it would trigger curiosity about Islam and eastern cultures. […]

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The Argument for Triple Talaq

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The Supreme Court Judgment on Instant Triple Talaq made on 22 Aug 2017, is indeed a landmark one. It is a warning system – a call to Muslims not to use ‘Talaq’ irresponsibly – an ominous deterrent to frivolous use of the word. The fact that it was being misused is another point and on […]

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Inspiring Articles

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I am basically from Jammu and Kashmir, but presently stay in Bangalore. I read all the articles in Islamic Voice. But the article “Muslim Women Scientists Paving the Way to a Better Future”, inspired me most. It once again reminded me about my own dream to become a researcher and a great scientist. Please keep […]

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New Equations in Karnataka

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Karnataka will be facing Assembly elections in March-April next year. The BJP, currently on the back foot, will be using all the stratagems in its bag to grab power in this southern state, having tasted it earlier. The party is not in pink of its health, thanks largely to internal schisms owing to confrontation between […]

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SC Judgment on Talaq – Endorsement of the Cardinal Quranic Principle of Justice

SC Judgment on Talaq – Endorsement of the Cardinal Quranic Principle of Justice

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The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the practice of triple talaq in one sitting should be welcomed by all conscientious citizens of the country who uphold the principles of equality, gender parity and justice for all. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the practice of triple talaq in one sitting should […]

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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Sing to Ban Child Marriage

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Sing to Ban Child Marriage

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“A little girl is still a child. She cannot be a mother or a bride. Let her grow up to live a fulfilling life. Say NO to child marriage,” sings Kidjo, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, along with UNICEF national Goodwill Ambassador Zeynab Abib New York: Singer Angélique Kidjo and eight of Benin’s other music artists […]

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Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – A Madrasa for Women

Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – A Madrasa for Women

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Al Ghaith Wafiyya College – a women-only Islamic seminary in Kerala, conducted a one-of-its kind convocation ceremony for its female graduates who had successfully completed a five-year course in Islamic studies coupled with a Bachelors from a recognised secular university. By Muhammed Nafih At the beginning of August, Al GhaithWafiyya College—a women-only Islamic seminary in […]

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Islami Baitul Mal Institutions  – Carving a Future for Themselves

Islami Baitul Mal Institutions – Carving a Future for Themselves

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Consistent and steady effort has enabled a clutch of social activists in Bangarpet to set up several educational institutions. By A Staff Writer If one is keen to see results of consistent work in a focused area, he must visit IBM group of institutions in Bangarpet, a taluka town, 66 kms east of Bangalore on […]

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Roti Charity Trust

Roti Charity Trust

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T. Gulab’s Inspiring Journey: From Spray Painting Automobiles to Helping the Poor! From a little kitchen called Roti Charity Trust and the big hearts of Gulab and his close friends, a hot meal is served every afternoon, all seven days of the week, to around 250 caretakers of patients who are admitted in NIMHANS, Rajiv […]

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Secularism – ‘An Issue for Us All, not Just Muslims’

Secularism – ‘An Issue for Us All, not Just Muslims’

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Prof. Manoj Kumar Jha* We are now living in a country where public opinion could be used to suppress the facts. In English, this situation is called post-truth. German dictator Hitler had started his attacks from democrats, not the Jews. Similar could be the scenario here. Today it may be Muslims who are being lynched. […]

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