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Punjab: Hindus and Sikhs help Build a Mosque

Punjab: Hindus and Sikhs help Build a Mosque

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moom is home to some 4,000 Sikhs, 400 Hindus and 400 Muslims As mason Nazim “Raja” Khan toiled over the construction of a Shiva temple in a Punjab village, a thought nagged at him. There he was, a Muslim, building a Hindu temple. Yet there was no mosque nearby where he could worship. “We had […]

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Sikhs in Peshawar Arrange Iftar

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peshawar: The Sikh community is arranging Iftar at various places in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, where Muslims are served with food. The Sikh community had arranged Iftar for labourers, passersby and shopkeepers in Ramadan last year as well. They are arranging Iftar dinners for the people at various localities in the provincial capital with […]

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International Muslim Minorities Congress

International Muslim Minorities Congress

| June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Community leaders said Muslims should respect the laws of their host country while maintaining their values and encouraging multiculturalism. By Sameen Ahmed Khan The first International Muslim Minorities Congress was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on 8-9 May 2018. The Congress was convened by the Muslim Council of Elders to encourage the integration […]

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Always Stay Alert

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Hammad Khan Once upon a time there was a lion that grew so old that he was unable to catch any prey. So, he said to himself, “I must do something to fill my stomach or else I will die of starvation.” The lion kept thinking and thinking. At last an idea struck him. […]

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Working Women’s Hostel nearing Completion

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: The 200-room Working Women’s Hostel of the Hameedsha Dargah Management Committee is nearing completion and is likely to be commissioned soon after the Karnataka Assembly elections which are due on May 12. The 5-storeyed structure is ready after finishing and is awaiting furnishing. Builder Janab Ziaulla Sheriff, chairman, India Builders Corporation undertook the construction […]

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First Christian Chapel Opens in Pak University

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Faisalabad: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, a Christian chapel has been opened in an Islamic university. This is the church of St. Mary, housed in the atrium of the Agriculture University of Faisalabad. It was inaugurated, on April 15th by  Joseph Arshad,  archbishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi and president of the Pakistani Episcopal Conference, […]

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When is Ramadan in 2018?

When is Ramadan in 2018?

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Scientifically, Ramadan’s new Moon should be visible on May 15. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin either on the eve of May 15 or May 16, depending on the sighting of the Moon. The first day of Ramadan is often observed on different days, contingent on the local visibility of the Moon. In […]

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Feminism and Islam: Modern Perspective

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By Syeda Mariam Shamsie Feminism is an issue of equality based on gender, gender identity and expression. Feminist movements campaigned for women rights including right to vote, right to hold public office, to own property, to receive education and equal rights within marriage. Feminists have also worked to protect women from rape, domestic violence and […]

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Nine Year Old Boy Invents Counting Pen

Nine Year Old Boy Invents Counting Pen

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nine-year-old Muzaffar Ahmad Khan from Bandipora’s Gurez (J & K) has invented a ‘counting pen’, a pen that counts words while writing. The prototype of the pen was displayed at the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, organized by NIF at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Twitter Ads info and privacy At the festival, President Ram Nath Kovind […]

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Aaghaz Foundation Asifa Memorial Scholarship

Aaghaz Foundation Asifa Memorial Scholarship

| May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lucknow: Aaghaz Foundation, a Lucknow-based education initiative, has constituted a scholarship program in memory of the 8-year-old rape and murder victim in Kathua. The scholarship has been named as Asifa Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship carries a cash amount of Rs 50,000 which will be given to two underprivileged minor Indian girls annually to help them […]

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