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Football to Farming

Football to Farming

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maidul Islam’s dedication to football proves that leading a focused life goes a long way in reaching your goals, be it in football or in life. By Aditya Das Calcutta in the late 80s and early 90s used to know him as a soccer celebrity. A couple of decades passed since then. A commonplace, Maidul […]

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Muslim Cop in L.A. Takes on Extremism

Muslim Cop in L.A. Takes on Extremism

| May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles police officer Shawn Alexander combats violent extremism with two tools not often associated with counter-terrorism tactics: a smile and prayer. By Del Quentin Wilber Alexander, a 36-year-old African-American is no typical law enforcement officer. He’s on the front lines of the fight against extremists, working to strengthen ties with a wary Muslim population […]

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Young Botanist Beats Poverty to Bag Young Scientist Award

Young Botanist Beats Poverty to Bag Young Scientist Award

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Zaidul Haque Kolkata: A young researcher from West Bengal beat poverty to bag the Young Scientist Award 2013-14 of India. The young Botanist, Kutubuddin Ali Molla, who hails from a very poor family in North 24 Parganas district received the honour for his research on “Development of Transgenic Rice Plants for Sheath Blight Resistance”. […]

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Lensman Ghulam Muntaqa Commemorated

Lensman Ghulam Muntaqa Commemorated

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

3-Day Photo Exhibition at Bidar Bidar: A 3-day exhibition of photographs snapped by late photojournalist Ghulam Muntaqa was held here on February 3-5 at Rangeen Mahal. Nearly 200 photos were displayed. It was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner P. C. Jaffer. Among them were the historic six-feet long bromide that captured the panoramic view of Taj […]

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Belief and Courage Helped Al-Shalagi Overcome Disability

Belief and Courage Helped Al-Shalagi Overcome Disability

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Abdullah Al-Shalagi is a shining example of how determination coupled with a strong spiritual life can overcome all odds. The Saudi man, who has a disability and uses a wheelchair, was one of the finalists at the Israr (Arabic for ‘Determination’) Awards on January, 23, 2014, in Jeddah, which honored those who showed the most […]

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Maeeshat Awards for Businesspersons

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Bangalore: Mr. Abdullah Akbar Ali, CEO of the mPower Labs and Nawaz Shariff were adjudged the best businessmen while Shahnaz Zaki Khaleeli, technical director of Pharma Life India Limited was presented the award for the best woman entrepreneur by the Maeeshat Media Group on October 22 here in an impressive function. […]

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Saara Hameed – India’s First Muslim Woman Pilot

Saara Hameed – India’s First Muslim Woman Pilot

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The girl from Bangalore has been flying commercial aircraft for the last 18 months.  By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Even while two Muslim girls from Hyderabad and Kashmir are undergoing training for a commercial pilot’s licence, a Muslim girl from Bangalore has been flying commercial aircraft for the last 18 months. Saara Hameed Ahmed is just […]

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Where Healing Humankind Comes First

Where Healing Humankind Comes First

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital & Research Centre The Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre has come as a ray of hope for the cancer patients. The hospital with its totally humanitarian approach offers awareness, availability, accessibility and affordability to the poor as well as those who are economically well off too. Cancer needs our […]

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Jukaku Shamsuddin – Bhatkal Remembers a Son of the Soil

Jukaku Shamsuddin – Bhatkal Remembers a Son of the Soil

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gifted with a short life, this lawyer from the town rose high in public estimation to occupy seats of high repute in State Government, all because he kept people’s interest above his own. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Selflessness wins the hearts like nothing else. No wonder why people of Bhatkal to this day remember Jukaku […]

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Flying High

Flying High

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ameen-e-Mudassar is a well-known career counselor, based in Bangalore and his journey, is a story that will inspire many youngsters to follow their dreams and also contribute to the good of humanity. By Nigar Ataulla Born on December 5, 1981 in Bangalore, Ameen-e-Mudassar, even today has retained his child-like innocence, as he speaks about his […]

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