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Indian Currents, an Indian Catholic magazine, reports that the Kerala State Sunni Mahallu Federation, which has 8,000-odd mosque committees affiliated to it, has exhorted Muslim clerics to use loud speakers only for very necessary purposes, that too by controlling the volume to the minimum. Dr. Philippose Mar Chrysostom, the immensely popular Metropolitan of the Mar […]

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The Government will be releasing Rs. 50,000 for official ceremonies at district level and Rs. 25,000 at the taluka level. Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has decided to designate November 10 as Tipu Sultan Day and ordered official celebrations. However, there will be no official holiday in the State. The Tipu Sultan Day will be officially […]

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Bengaluru: Aasra Women’s Helpline distributed scholarships to around 200 students on September 12 at an impressive function attended by Mr. Roshan Baig, Minister for Information, Urban infrastructure and Hajj, at Eidgah e Jadeed, tannery Road. The students included nearly 130 girls and 30 handicapped students in 70 college students. Ms. Bilkis Banu, Chairperson, Karnataka State […]

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A Humble Farmer Reaps a Sunny Harvest By A Staff Writer Vijayapura (Previously Bijapur): Farmer Imamsab Tikoti was facing a gloomy future two years ago. His 26-acre farm in Honawad village, 35 kilometres east of Vijayapura, could raise just one crop a year during the monsoons. Often the rains too would give a miss and […]

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Efforts to bring in transparency were scuttled from higher-ups in the Ministry. By A Staff Writer The Waqf Department in Uttar Pradesh—a state with nearly 150,000 waqf properties—is in a total mess. But that may be less of a worry. More worrying aspect is that there is no willingness on the part of the powers […]

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Syed Habeeb carried relief for quake-devastated people in Nepal but returned with lessons few mortals could teach him. “Shalaam shab” is one phrase that rings in my ears whenever I think of a Gurkha. Images of the fiercely loyal, wrinkle faced, ever-smiling security man ‘Bahadur’ are difficult to be erased from my childhood memory. Little […]

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Intellectual Crisis of the Muslim Ummah Thinkers, intellectuals and academicians gathered in Aligarh to discuss the decline and decay within the Ummah. By A Staff Writer Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University organized a two-day International Conference on April 6-7 under the aegis of the Centre for Promotion of Educational and Cultural Advancement of Muslims of […]

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By A Staff Writer Vijayawada: The Basha Research Corporation (BRCORP) organized a one-day conference here on Renewable Energy and Environmental Engineering in collaboration with Cafet-Innova Technical Society (CITS) on December 29. The Conference discussed the way to develop Vijayawada as the Green Capital of residual Andhra Pradesh. Prof. Abdul Razak Mohamed, Dean, School of Planning […]

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Most Japanese work for 14 to 15 hours. One feels guilty if he comes away from work early. Bengaluru: Ms. Benazeer Baig, founder-secretary of the Raza Educational and Social Welfare Society, attended the week-long conference on ‘Promoting Women’s Empowerment as a Growth Strategy’ in Tokyo held between November 17 and 21, 2014. She was one […]

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