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Extremism can be Defeated with  Sir Syed’s Vision​, says AMU VC

Extremism can be Defeated with Sir Syed’s Vision​, says AMU VC

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aligar: The Department of Shia Theology, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in collaboration with Iran Cultural House, New Delhi recently organised an International Seminar on ‘Reason and Religion: Way to Defeat Extremism, Contribution of India and Iran in Development of Kalam-e-Jadid (with special reference to role of Sir Syed as the founder of Kalam-e-Jadid)’. Presiding over the […]

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Indian Film wins Top Prize in Global Contest

| October 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Complaint, a movie by Mrinal Bahukhandi which won the first prize, tells the poignant tale of how a Muslim technician and Indian retiree reconcile with old emotional scars over the course of a laptop diagnostic check. An Indian film on communal harmony won the top prize at #ACutBeyond, a global filmmaking competition aimed at […]

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Instant Triple Talaq is Un-Islamic

Instant Triple Talaq is Un-Islamic

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

My advice to Hanafi Muslims is to take the Supreme Court’s verdict as a reminder and review their practice. By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan As an Islamic scholar, I would say that the Supreme Court’s judgment delivered on August 22, striking down instant triple talaq as being unconstitutional – is totally right. Triple talaq is not […]

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Dispelling Myths about American Muslims

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since 9/11, I’ve found more interest in learning about Islam and at the same time seen spike in misinformation and hate groups. Myths are behind the misunderstanding. By Ghazala Hayat I have been in America for the last 37 years. Initially when people learned I’m Muslim it would trigger curiosity about Islam and eastern cultures. […]

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Peace Initiative ‘Sabka Bharat Campaign’ Launched in Delhi

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: In a press meet last fortnight, addressed by Mohan Philip, Annie Raja, Apoorvanand, Sunaina Singh, Shabnam Hashmi and Arun Philip, Sabka Bharat campaign, an initiative to bring democratic forces together for the peace process, was launched. The statement from the meet reads as ” An increasing number of us are very concerned about […]

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Palestinian Graduate’s Business Blossoms

Palestinian Graduate’s Business Blossoms

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Gaza City: (Gaza Strip): Ever since she was a kid, Haneen Ahmed Ghanem has been fond of collecting cactus plants. What started as a hobby led her to establish this year, the first cactus nursery in the Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank. Ghanem,23, is an agricultural engineer who graduated from the Plant […]

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Muslim Shop Owners Highlight Mercy of Islam by Forgiving Burglars

Muslim Shop Owners Highlight Mercy of Islam by Forgiving Burglars

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leicester, England: The owners of a coffee shop in Leicester, England were left devastated after burglars broke into their shop, taking valuables and causing damage to property. However, despite feelings of anger and frustration, they decided to forgive the burglars, motivated by their Islamic faith. They posted a message of forgiveness on the shop’s window hoping […]

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Free of Guilt

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The worst thing one can do when feeling guilty is to do nothing or abandon one’s duty. One day, Emperor Akbar lost the ring his father had gifted him. He asked Birbal to help him find it. Birbal said, “Your Majesty, the ring is here in this court, it is with the courtier who has a straw […]

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Sand and Stone

| June 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Friendship is something very precious, and so is forgiveness By Fatima Khan Salman and Parvez were very close friends. One day, they went to the beach for a stroll. In the course of their conversation, they began to quarrel. All of a sudden, Salman gave Parvez a tight slap on his face. Parvez was, of […]

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Achwal Award Conferred

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chennai: Prof. N. Altaf Ahmed, director, MEASI Academy of Architecture, Chennai was awarded the Madhav Achwal Gold Medal for Academics last December. MEASI Academy of Architecture, established in 1999 under the Directorship of Prof. Altaf Ahmed has become one of the best Institutes of Architecture within a span of fifteen years and has seen more […]

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