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Islamic Nations Generate Most Refugees

Islamic Nations Generate Most Refugees

| July 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Civil wars, conflict and persecution are the major cause of people being displaced. Islamic countries continue to be top generators of refugees around the world. The annual UNHCR report released recently says there are 68.6 million displaced people in the world, i.e., more than the population of the United Kingdom. Of these, 22.5 million are […]

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59 Hindus in Tihar Jail observe Fast with Muslim Co-Prisoners

59 Hindus in Tihar Jail observe Fast with Muslim Co-Prisoners

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: 59 Hindu prisoners lodged in Tihar jail have been observing Ramadan fast along with 2,299 Muslims. Citing different grounds, inmates said that they have their own reasons to observe Roza. As the days of fasting are passing, the temperature in the capital city has been touching a new mark. With the mercury rising […]

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Karnataka to Start 200 Moulana Azad Model Schools

Karnataka to Start 200 Moulana Azad Model Schools

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: The Government of Karnataka is opening 200 English medium Moulana Azad Model Schools across the State from the 2018-19 academic session for the benefit of the designated minority communities. The admissions will start from 6th standard onwards. The schools will take 50 students in each class from 6th std till […]

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Karnataka Assembly – Elections Tough Battle Ahead

Karnataka Assembly – Elections Tough Battle Ahead

| May 15, 2018

The Congress is a clear frontrunner in the contest, but much will depend on the last minute swing in the mood of the electorate. By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: Battle lines have been drawn for a triangular contest among the Congress Party, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) for the 224-member […]

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Karnataka Assembly Elections – Over a Million Muslim Voters’ Names Missing

Karnataka Assembly Elections – Over a Million Muslim Voters’ Names Missing

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Muslims urged to ensure their names in the Voters’ List for the April-May election. By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: Over a million Muslims eligible to vote in Karnataka do not have their names in the electoral rolls.The state will be going to polls in April-May to elect the 224-member Assembly. A study carried out by […]

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Corruption Perception Index 2017  – Muslim Countries among the Most Corrupt

Corruption Perception Index 2017 – Muslim Countries among the Most Corrupt

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Torn by war and conflict and ruled by dictators and despots, Muslim countries fare among the worst performers in matters of ending corruption. Berlin: Eleven Muslim countries figure among the 20 most corrupt countries in the world. These are Somalia, Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Eritrea, Chad and Tajikistan. Most of these countries […]

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Amnesty International Annual Report 2017/18 – The State of the World’s Human Rights

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Highlights Increasing Hate Crimes against Minorities in India. New Delhi: Religious minorities, particularly Muslims, in India faced increasing “demonization”, global rights group Amnesty International said last fortnight, accusing the authorities of using laws to stifle freedom of expression in the country. In its latest annual report released here, the group paints a bleak picture of […]

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King Faisal International Prizes 2018 – Faisal Prize for Indonesian Academic

King Faisal International Prizes 2018 – Faisal Prize for Indonesian Academic

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Five researchers and scientists from Malaysia, Jordan, Tunisia, the US and the UK have been named winners of the King Faisal International Prize (KFIP)for the year 2018, as the 40th edition of the renowned award recognized their distinguished contributions towards humanity. The King Faisal International Prize for Service to Islam has been awarded to Prof […]

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Call from Telengana Wakf Board – Observe Austerity in Marriages, No Lavish Dinners

Call from Telengana Wakf Board – Observe Austerity in Marriages, No Lavish Dinners

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Activists, Ulema, Police Officers issue a call for boycott of marriages where dowry is exchanged and band is played. Ceremonies must conclude by 12 midnight. Hyderabad: A meeting of religious heads, Muslim scholars, Qazis and police authorities passed resolutions appealing to the Muslim community to perform marriages in a simple manner. The meeting, convened by […]

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Muslim Coop. Bank Completes 100 Years

Muslim Coop. Bank Completes 100 Years

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The steady growth of Muslim Cooperative Bank in a small city like Mysore is creditable as the community has a poor track record in running the financial institutions in Karnataka. By A Staff Writer Mysuru: The Muslim Cooperative Bank which has completed a century of its founding, will be commissioning its newly constructed building in […]

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