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Khudai Khidmatgar Opens Vocational Centre for Women of Mewat

Khudai Khidmatgar Opens Vocational Centre for Women of Mewat

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Khudai Khidmatgar made an important contribution towards women empowerment in the region of Mewat, Haryana, by starting a vocational centre on March 15, 2017. It is important to point out that despite being only 60 km from Gurgaon-the millennium city-Mewat has the lowest literacy rate for women in the state at 33.6%. To address this, […]

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Five Awarded for Social Service

Five Awarded for Social Service

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer   Bengaluru: Five noted social workers were presented with Social Service Awards on March 18 in the city, synchronizing with the 6thNGOs Conference of South India. The awardees are Dr. Sheik Ali, former Vice Chancellor of Mangalore and Goa Universities and founder of several educational institutions in Mysore); Mamoon Akhtar from Kolkata, […]

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Muslim Families Speak Out, Return Dowry in Silent Protest

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jharkhand: A silent and unique social transformation is sweeping the Muslim community in Jharkhand’s Palamu region, with hundreds of families returning dowry they had taken during their sons’ weddings. Over the last one year, around 800 families came out in the open about accepting dowry and have subsequently returned the money. To date, over Rs […]

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Kashmir-Based Environmental Film Wins ‘Palmdale Vision Award’

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Srinagar:  Kashmir-based documentary filmmaker-Jalal Ud Din Baba’’s  documentary on Wullar lake has won a special “Palmdale Vision Award 2017” at the 5th Annual “Water Take One” film festival held at Ventura, California, USA on March 22. The documentary titled, “Saving the Saviour”  won the ‘Palmdale Vision Award’, sponsored by the Palmdale Water District, for representing […]

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Bangladesh Gets First Woman Election Commissioner

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bangladesh got its first woman election commissioner with Kabita Khanom, a historical moment in the Election Commission’s (EC) 45 years. Kabita, a retired district and session judge, was picked by President Abdul Hamid for the post. The ruling Awami League had recommended her name. A native of Naogaon, she served as a judge for 31 […]

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Five Muslim Journalists Win Laadli Media Awards

| April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Raqib Hameed Naik Abdul Gani, Dr Syed Mubin Zehra, Mohd Tariq Zargar, Rahiba Rashid, and Tazeen Qureshi were shortlisted for the Laadli Media Awards the award. The award ceremony took place in New Delhi. The award carries a certificate and a trophy. Guwahati-based journalist Abdul Gani, who has earlier worked for Twocircles.net and now […]

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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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