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Jame Masjid Library – A Treasure Trove of Wisdom

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Silchar (Assam): On the second floor of the Jame Masjid, the main mosque in Assam’s Cachar district, Sabir Ahmed Chaudhury pushes open a door to reveal a room with about a dozen almirahs. They are filled with more than 300 books in Bengali and English on Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Reading rooms and libraries are […]

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New Complex for Muslim Orphanage

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: Foundation was laid here for the construction of a commercial complex on the 20,000 sq. ft. land on Queens Road for the over 125-year old Muslim Orphanage on July 12. The plot exists adjacent to Darussalam complex, which was constructed around three decades earlier and yields revenue for the Orphanage. Karnataka Minister for Food […]

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Sermons in Gujarat Mosques on Importance of Vaccination

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to counteract messages circulating on social media warning Muslim families against getting their children vaccinated, mosques in Gujarat are creating awareness in the community about the importance of the vaccines. Mosques in Vadodara and central Gujarat joined hands with doctors recently to deliver a message in their sermons about the need to […]

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Sanskrit in Aligarh Muslim University Since 1875

Sanskrit in Aligarh Muslim University Since 1875

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been teaching since 1875 Sanskrit, along with other languages, speakers addressing the opening session of a Ten –Day Sanskrit Camp in the AMU campus recently said. “Since 1875, when Aligarh Muslim University was just a Madarsa, it has been teaching Sanskrit along with Persian, Arabic and Urdu languages”, Prof. […]

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Bazm-e-Niswan Scholarships – 3,800 Girls Receive Cheques

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: Over 3,800 girls studying in colleges and pursuing various professional courses received scholarship from Bazm e Niswan Charitable Trust on July 18 at an impressive function held at Samad Function Hall. Cheques amounting to Rs. 1.50 crore were presented to the girls by various VIPs invited for the occasion. Briefing the media, Ms. Husna […]

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Empower India Foundation Hosts Motivational Workshop

Empower India Foundation Hosts Motivational Workshop

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: A one day Motivational Workshop for college teachers entitled, “Teachers You Alone Can Change the World” was organized by Empower India Foundation on 22nd July 2018 at the Conference Hall of the Abbas Khan College for Women. Prof M. Aslam, Former Vice-Chancellor, Indira Gandhi National Open University and Advisory Board Member – Empower India […]

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1.75 Lakh Indians to Perform Hajj

| August 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Over 1.75 lakh pilgrims will perform Hajj from India this year, which is likely to fall on August 24. Of these, 1,28,702 will perform Hajj through the Central Haj Committee of India while others will travel through private Hajj operators. Of all the pilgrims, 47% will be women. A little over 1,300 women […]

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Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Condemns  Anti-Sikh Violence in Shillong

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Condemns Anti-Sikh Violence in Shillong

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Delhi:  Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) expressed concern over violence against the Sikh community in Shillong, Meghalaya, recently. In a press statement, Mohammed Salim Engineer, the Secretary-General at JIH said, “We are deeply concerned over the reported violence against the Sikh community in Shillong. The flare-up in violence against the Sikhs, which are a minority community […]

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Campaign to Provide Clothes to Dalit and Adivasi Kids

Campaign to Provide Clothes to Dalit and Adivasi Kids

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Imran Inamdar On May 24, TwoCircles.net published a story which showed a unique attempt to bring a smile to the faces of Dalit and Adivasi children in Maharashtra, during Ramadan. Since that day, the phone of Subhan Ali, the man behind the mission, has not stopped ringing. Even though Ramadan is over, he is […]

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Kashmiri Muslims Sing Pandits’ Poetry

Kashmiri Muslims Sing Pandits’ Poetry

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Peerzada Ashiq  It may seem hard to believe given the current reality in the Kashmir Valley, but not too long ago some Kashmiri Pandit poets were writing verses in praise of Prophet Muhammad. Srinagar witnessed a rare Ramadan cultural event where many of these poems were celebrated and sung by Muslim vocalists. The Valley’s […]

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