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Report Shows 80% of Job Seekers in Saudi Arabia are Women

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Women continue to search for jobs up to the age of retirement, given that 3,488 women aged 57 to 66 were still registered as job seekers. Women constituted over three quarters of job seekers in Saudi Arabia, according to a report covering the last quarter of 2016. Women represented 80.6 percent of registered job seekers […]

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Afghanistan’s First All-Female TV Station

Afghanistan’s First All-Female TV Station

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Zan’s task is to build an audience by developing cutting-edge shows on issues affecting Afghan women. Zan TV launched in Kabul, Afghanistan, some months ago, is the first TV station in Afghanistan to be made for, and run entirely by women. It’s a bold initiative for a country where the television industry is run solely […]

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Studying in Malaysia – ‘Robust Academics, Affable People’

Studying in Malaysia – ‘Robust Academics, Affable People’

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A research student from Bengaluru recounts her experiences in the National University of Malaysia. By A Staff Writer Malaysia with its luxuriant greenery could be a dream destination for any student wanting not just a scenic campus, but also a really vibrant research environment. Ayesha Firdose who landed in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in […]

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Mosques as Temporary Shelters

Mosques as Temporary Shelters

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Georgia) announced that a dozen mosques across the State of Georgia plan to serve as temporary shelters for Georgia and Florida residents fleeing Hurricane Irma. Mosques as far north as Marietta, as far east as Savannah, and as far south as Macon are encouraging travelers, evacuees […]

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Visiting Mosques in Japan

Visiting Mosques in Japan

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first mosque was built in Japan in the city of Kobe. The Kobe Mosque was built in 1935 with the contributions of Indian, Tatar and Japanese financial support. By Dr Sameen Ahmed Khan Recently, I was in Tokyo the capital of Japan to participate in the 24th Congress of the International Commission for Optics […]

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Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train – Fallacies Mask the Project

Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train – Fallacies Mask the Project

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

All that it means is that Japan is in win-win situation while we are caught in no-win situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that we are getting the Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train almost for free. But the facts are totally at variance with the claim. The total cost for the Project which entails some under-the-sea […]

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First Islamic Summit on Science and Technology

First Islamic Summit on Science and Technology

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Astana: Moroccan Energy and Nuclear Physicist Rajaa Cherkaoui El-Moursli was honored for her contribution and noteworthy achievements in science and technology, during the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) First Islamic Summit on Science and Technology, held in the Kazakh capital of Astana on September 10 and 11. Distinguished by her scientific achievements in the field […]

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US-Muslim Dialogue Stresses Cross-Cultural Communication

US-Muslim Dialogue Stresses Cross-Cultural Communication

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New York: The World Muslim League (MWL) recently hosted a conference in New York city focusing on the cultural communication between the United States and the Muslim world, with the participation of the United Nations, and the presence of 450 scholars and thinkers representing 56 countries under a forum titled, “Civilizational Communication between the United […]

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Bangladeshi Minorities Condemn Violence against Rohingyas

Bangladeshi Minorities Condemn Violence against Rohingyas

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thousands of people in Bangladesh, mostly religious and ethnic minorities, protested on the streets of Dhaka to condemn ongoing deadly violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. A coalition of 19 religious and ethnic minority organizations that included the Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, Bangladesh Minorities Rights Forum, Bangladesh Buddhist Federation, Bangladesh Christian […]

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Rohingyas – Myanmar Following Ethnic Cleansing

Rohingyas – Myanmar Following Ethnic Cleansing

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Around four lakh Rohingyas pushed into Bangladesh; 176 villages torched; UN describes ‘textbook example’ of ethnic cleansing With nearly 400,000 Arakanese Muslims pushed out of their homes into Bangladesh, the issue of Rohingyas has burst into the international limelight since Burmese Army crackdown on August 25 in Rakhine. Rakhine region of Myanmar was previously known […]

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