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Kashmiri Filmmakers Win Awards at National Science Film Festival

Kashmiri Filmmakers Win Awards at National Science Film Festival

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Srinagar: Two Kashmir-based documentary filmmakers, Jalal Ud Din Baba and Abdul Rashid, have won special jury film awards and bronze beaver award for their science films on environment and climate change. The awards were given at the 7th National Science Film Festival & Competition, which was organised by Vigyan Prasar, an organisation under the Department […]

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Saudi Arabia Increases India’s Haj Quota to 1.70 Lakh

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jeddah: Saudi Arabia has increased India’s annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh, the biggest such expansion in the last 29 years, according to Union minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. An agreement to this regard was inked by minister of state for minority affairs (independent charge) Naqvi, with Saudi Arabia’s Haj and Umrah minister, […]

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Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre Donates Ambulances for Rural Odisha

Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre Donates Ambulances for Rural Odisha

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The image of Dana Majhi and Sumi Dhibar walking with the dead body of their kin in Kalahandi and Angul districts had presented a haunting picture of the plight of the health sector in rural Odisha. To ensure that such events are never repeated, the Dubai wing of Kerala Muslim Cultural Centre (KMCC) has contributed […]

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IMRC’s Free Health Camp Concludes at Dehradun

IMRC’s Free Health Camp Concludes at Dehradun

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dehradun: The eighth annual India Health Initiative-2017, a programme created by a US-based NGO, India Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC), to provide medical services to poorest of poor in India, concluded with a note of inter-religious harmony at Dehradun on February 12th. The three-day free health camp, which treated 886 patients in Dehradun was organised at Kagyu […]

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“Wall of Kindness” in Aligarh

“Wall of Kindness” in Aligarh

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aligarh: An Aligarh Muslim University students’ initiative “SOCH…beyond the imagination,” inaugurated a “Wall of Kindness” at Sir Syed Nagar, Aligarh. The wall comes with hooks where extra clothes or clothes not in use, can be hung by anyone and people who are in need can come and take away those clothes. This is the first […]

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Tehreek-e-Awkaf: Movement for Wakf Properties

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Muslim activists initiate movement to evict encroachers from Wakf properties. By Mohammed Wajihuddin Mumbai: Dismayed by the Maharahstra government’s lackadaisical attitude to stop encroachments on Wakf properties, some Muslim activists have launched a movement, Tehreek-e-Awkaf (Movement for Wakf Properties), to save the same. The activists will press for protection of Wakf properties and registration of all endowments in […]

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Muslim Women Regret Absence of a Forum

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mumbai: The Women’s Wing of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat organized a one-day National Consultation Workshop on ‘Identification of Women’s Issues and Remedies’ on January 7 at the Ahmed Zakaria Hall of Anjuman Islam High School here. Mrs. Patankar presided over the function, and Uzma Nahid led the discussion. Uzma Nahid said that it is important […]

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Assistance to Md. Aamir – NHRC Issues 4th Notice

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Delhi Government for the fourth time to provide Rs. 5 lakh to Mohammed Aamir who was acquitted of all cases of terrorism after being found innocent. Aamir was arrested on 27th February 1998 while he was only 18 years old and […]

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Scholars Agree with SC Ruling on Talaq

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hyderabad: Several intellectuals and Muslim religious scholars who gathered here expressed their unanimity over Supreme Court’s assertion that Quranic procedure of talaq (divorce) should be adopted did not amount to “interference” in the Muslim Personal Law. At a round table conference held in the city on ‘Talaq According to the Quran’, they said that they […]

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Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad – Rs. 10 cr. Promise  Proves Elusive

Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad – Rs. 10 cr. Promise Proves Elusive

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Charminar: Months after the state government announced that it would spend as much as Rs 10 crore on the historic Mecca Masjid for its conservation and also for providing better facilities for visitors and worshippers, the funds have not been released. It was in May last year that a group of legislators, including the deputy […]

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