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‘Smartest Child’

‘Smartest Child’

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Abdur Rahman Hussain (13) of Egypt has been titled the “smartest child in the world” after he came in first at a global competition. The contest entitled ‘The Intelligent Mental Arithmetic International Competition’ was organized in Malaysia. Some 3,000 children belonging to more than 70 different countries in the world participated in the contest. The […]

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Father Antonius Benny Susetyo – Priest Forges Close Ties with Indonesian Leaders

Father Antonius Benny Susetyo – Priest Forges Close Ties with Indonesian Leaders

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic priest and social activist, Father Antonius Benny Susetyo has a close working relationship with the leader of Muslim-majority Indonesia. In June 2017, he was appointed by President Joko Widodo as an adviser to a loosely structured group promoting communal tolerance and understanding. Sectarian tensions had surfaced earlier in the year during an election campaign […]

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Selwa Hussain – She Carries her Heart in a Backpack

Selwa Hussain – She Carries her Heart in a Backpack

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Selwa Hussain, 39, has become only the second-ever person in Britain to be given an artificial heart after a six-hour operation. A battery-powered pump and electric motor inside the 15lb bag pushes air through tubes to feed plastic chambers in Selwa’s chest. This pushes blood around her body. The mum-of-two, from Ilford, east London, was […]

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Jamia VC Feted

Jamia VC Feted

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor of the Jamia Millia Islamia was felicitated for being conferred with the 7th Bhartiya Manava Adhikar Samman 2017 and the “Most Eminent Vice-Chancellor Award 2017,” recently at an impressive function organised by the Anglo Arabic School and Delhi College Old Boys’ Association in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion , the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ahmad said that […]

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Boxing Bronze Medal for Arshi Khanum

Boxing Bronze Medal for Arshi Khanum

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Arshi Khanum 16, of Jodhpur won the bronze medal for India in Boxing (50 kg category) at the International Junior Women’s Boxing Competition held at Sombore, Serbia in Europe, held between January 8 and 15. She was part of a 13-member boxing team from India. Several others too won medals for the country. Arshi Khanum […]

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Irfan Habib  Bags Double Gold Medal at Jadavpur University

Irfan Habib Bags Double Gold Medal at Jadavpur University

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Irfan Habib, a student of Mathematics at Jadavpur University, has won two gold medals during his undergraduate at the 62nd Convocation of the University held on December 24, 2017. Irfan topped his Mathematics Department with 93% marks for his B.Sc. degree along with securing the highest marks in the entire Science Stream. Though his family members and […]

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Indonesian Muslim Cleric Wins 2017 Human Rights Award

Indonesian Muslim Cleric Wins 2017 Human Rights Award

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A cleric from Nahdlatul Ulama, Indonesia’s largest Islamic organization, has won the 2017 Yap Thiam Hien Award for his efforts in upholding human rights and promoting diversity through writing. Ahmad Mustofa Bisri, known as Gus Mus, is the first Muslim cleric to receive the award, which was established by the Jakarta-based Human Rights Study Center […]

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Tribute – Mohammed Mon Haji

Tribute – Mohammed Mon Haji

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Man Behind Mukkam Orphanage in Kozhikode Mohammed Mon Haji. Haji, who was well known across Kerala for his commitment to take care of orphans, breathed his last at the Christian Medical College in Vellore, Tamil Nadu. He had been undergoing treatment after he suffered renal disease. He was 75 years old. Haji was active […]

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Obituary – Sirajullah Khan

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

He was president of the 125-year old Muslim Orphanage Bengaluru: Mr. Sirajullah Khan, President of the Muslim Orphanage died on December 18 after being hospitalized briefly. He was 86. He is survived by his wife. He had no children. He had been heading the executive body of the over a century old Muslim Orphanage for […]

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Charity Ambassador Moin Younis wins Pride of Britain Award

Charity Ambassador Moin Younis wins Pride of Britain Award

| January 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Moin Younis has defied medical opinion throughout his life, since the moment his parents Mohammed and Shafia were told he would not live beyond his first birthday. Now 17, he inspires others around him as an ambassador for Acorns Children’s Hospice in the UK, offering advice and support to other desperately ill children. He was diagnosed with Epidermolysis […]

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