Archive for June, 2012

Quran: A Healing for Believers

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the name of God, the Merciful, the Beneficent Nothing is being said to you other than what was said to the messengers sent before your time. Your Lord is the Lord of forgiveness, but He also inflicts painful punishment. Had We willed to make this revelation a discourse in a non- Arabic tongue, they [...]

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Report on Status of Wakf Properties:It’s Got Nothing to Do with Minority Commission

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Former Minister Mumtaz Ali Khan rejects Minority Commission Report on Alleged scams in Wakf properties Mr. Anwar Manipadi, Chairman of Karnataka Minority Commission submitted a report on the status of Wakf properties which runs into 7,000 pages. I have gone through the summary of the report with highlights of the report. This report has created uproar in the state and elsewhere in the country. I [...]

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Mapping Political Deprivation

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Karnataka Muslims and Electoral Politics By Quazi Arshed Ali, MLC Bookware, 85 1st floor, Near Police station J. C. Nagar Bangalore-560006 Ph: 41491249 Email: bookware@rediffmail.com Price: Rs. 250, Pages258 Reviewed by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj The state of Karnataka assumed its present shape in 1956 following re-organisation of states on linguistic basis. It was a major gainer because prior to it, [...]

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Zameeruddin Shah is new VC of AMU

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lt. Gen. Zameruddin Shah is the new vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University. He will hold the post for five years till 2017 when he completes five years. He was one among the three nominees recommended by the AMU Court in March. The appointment was made by the President of India in her capacity as the visitor of the University. Lt. Gen. Shah was Deputy Chief of Army [...]

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Civil Services Results:Only 30 Muslims among total 910

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is little cheer for the Muslim community from the Civil Services results. Of the 910 candidates who were recommended for appointment, there are only 30 Muslims. (A list is given below. It might be possible that a few names have been missed and few others might have been included there due to mistaken identity.) Success ratio works out to merely three per cent. Significantly, while no [...]

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Whereabouts of God

| June 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Mufeed Khan Translated from Urdu by Maqbool Ahmed Siraj If people go in search of something after they have found sufficient sources of livelihood and a life partner, it is the search of God. If they have gathered adequate resources for their families to survive, they go out and try to find God and attain spiritual satisfaction. They may join meditation groups, [...]

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Sham e Ghazal

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Karnataka Urdu Academy and Saarang Music Academy will jointly organise a Sham e Ghazal based on soulful Urdu ghazal on Sunday, June 3, at Seva Sadan on 14th cross, Malleswaram, in the city between 5-30 pm and 8-30 pm. Ustad Farook Ali Chand saab will present the programme. For more details contact: 99861-90496.

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Sahih Bukhari in Kannada Language

Sahih Bukhari in Kannada Language

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sahih Al-Bukhari, the collection of Hadith by Imam Bukhari is now available in Kannada language. An abridged version of Bukhari titled Sahih Bukhari in Kannada was released here on May 11 at a function at Town Hall by publishers, Shanthi Prakashana, the Kannada publishing house of Jamaat e Islami Hind. The volume running into 925 pages carries nearly 2,000 hadith the Prophet (pbuh) compiled by Imam Bukhari. It is [...]

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Bangalore’s ‘Solar Man’ on the Move

Bangalore’s ‘Solar Man’ on the Move

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Syed Sajjad Ahmed, the man who has contrived a solar car, set out for Delhi from the city to join the Anti Corruption Movement agitation by Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev in Delhi on June 2. Sajjad’s solar car has been a head-turner on Bangalore roads for quite some years. Carrying several solar panels on bonnet, hood and back, the solar car runs on combination of [...]

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CIS Holds National Summer Camp for the Hearing Impaired

CIS Holds National Summer Camp for the Hearing Impaired

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over a hundred hearing/speech impaired individuals from various centres participated in a three-day Islamic Summer Camp organized by Centre for Islamic Studies (Hearing Impaired) Wing here between May 18 and 20. All programmes were conducted in sign language. Mr. Shakir Ahmed, President of Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) announced that the CIS would soon start a training school for the children born with hearing deficiency as early intervention could prevent permanent impairment of hearing among children. The school will [...]

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