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Public Fridges for Combating Hunger

Public Fridges for Combating Hunger

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Good Samaritans in Chennai and Bengaluru set up facilities for people to deposit excess food, and the needy can pick up the same. By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: In an unique initiative, the Chennai-based Public Foundation started its first ‘The Public Fridge’ in Bengaluru where excess food from households could be left in packets and […]

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A Dargah with a Difference

A Dargah with a Difference

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A visionary Sajjadanashin is revolutionizing the functioning of Khaja Bandanawaz Dargah in Kalburgi. Besides the umpteen educational institutions that he runs, he has lent a modern touch to the entire infrastructure and management within a short span of time. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Dargahs are centres of devotion. They exercise immense pull over the devotees, […]

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Amanath Bank – New Board of Directors Elected

Amanath Bank – New Board of Directors Elected

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: The syndicate of candidates supported by Mr. Rahman Khan, MP and former Union Minister, was elected to the Board of Directors of Amanath Cooperative Bank in elections held on September 19. None among the opponents could make it to the Board. The winning group was led by Syed Abdul Kabeer, Chartered Accountant who has […]

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EU Survey Finds Muslims Willing to Embrace People of Other Faiths

EU Survey Finds Muslims Willing to Embrace People of Other Faiths

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

92 percent respondents said they tended to feel comfortable with neighbours of a different religious background. Vienna: A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace people of other faiths, but they often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live. The findings released recently by […]

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Two Million Perform Hajj

Two Million Perform Hajj

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saudis went all-out to make the pilgrimage hassle-free; Qataris barred from Hajj this year; Use of Mashaer Rail restricted to pilgrims from privileged nations. Makkah: Nearly two million pilgrims from around the world who converged in Makkah in Saudi Arabia for performance of Hajj-2017 may be leaving the Kingdom around the time you will be […]

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U.S. Muslims Concerned About Their Place in Society, but Continue to Believe in the American Dream

U.S. Muslims Concerned About Their Place in Society, but Continue to Believe in the American Dream

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Jeff Diamant Yet for most American Muslims, these problems only partially define their personal experiences in the U.S. Four-in-five say they are satisfied with the way things are going in their lives, and 84% categorize Americans in general as “friendly” (55%) or “neutral” (30%) toward U.S. Muslims. About nine-in-ten (92%) say they are proud to […]

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Nitish’s Somersault – About-turn in Bihar

Nitish’s Somersault – About-turn in Bihar

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nitish Kumar ditches the firmly secular but overbearing ally for an old but loyal partner who will certainly expand its ideological sway. By A Political Analyst With Bihar having fallen in the National Democratic Alliance(NDA) kitty with the collapse of the Mahagatbandhan (Grand Alliance), the scenario for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) has turned bleaker […]

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Does Anyone Know the New Head of the NCM?

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Little-Known Face Appointed the Chairman of the National Commission of Minorities By A Staff Writer Who is Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi? Just as there were queries as to who is Ram Nath Kovind, the Presidential candidate of the ruling BJP, people are in a quandary as to who is Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi, the […]

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ICSE Science Textbook – Mosque Shown as Source of Noise Pollution

ICSE Science Textbook – Mosque Shown as Source of Noise Pollution

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: In a clear case of Islamophobia, a book published by Selina Publishers of Daryaganj, New Delhi has used the picture of a Mosque in one of the pictorials while explaining the sources of noise pollution. The book is called Integrated Science for 6th standard students of ICSE. It is crucial to mention that […]

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Karnataka Board of Auqaf – No Rationale for Appointing Nodal Officers

Karnataka Board of Auqaf – No Rationale for Appointing Nodal Officers

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Waqf Board is indulging in appeasement of retired Muslim officers instead of taking concrete steps to strengthen Waqf finances. By A Staff Writer Bengaluru: The Karnataka Board of Auqaf on April 5 appointed a slew of retired Muslim officials as Nodal Officers in some of the districts. The objective, said the demi-official (DO) letter […]

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