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Continuous training and updating of content with teachers holds key to improvement of teaching. By A Staff Writer “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” This brainy quote from William Arthur Ward is often cited in teachers’ orientation workshops. But few institutions provide the wherewithal for […]

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In Yendada, every house has a green area or kitchen garden as well as rainwater harvesting facility. By Sulogna Mehta Vizag: Yendada can be easily reckoned as a model colony. The highly prosperous residents belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra community did not wait for the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Colony (GVMC) to provide them with pucca […]

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“We are not involved in feel-good short-term efforts, feeding hungry is a noble gesture, but making poor capable of earning their own food is advancement and Indian Muslims need advancement, not mere gestures or ‘Bakshish,’” Syed M Hussaini. By Mohd. Ismail Khan Hyderabad: India may have the third- largest concentration of Muslims around the world […]

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Two girls from Kadaba village set up a degree college to allow hundreds of rural students fulfill dreams of higher education. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Just imagine two fresh graduates from a college setting up a degree college of their own! It may sound incredible! But here is the duo running a full-fledged college in […]

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Udupi: A group of youth in Manipal have launched a unique app – ‘eRamadan’ that will cater to the religious needs during the holy month of Ramadan, informs Daijiworld.com, a news portal of the coastal Karnataka. Mohammed Yunus Tonse, an engineer, is leading the Manipal-based company, Tonse Technologies, which developed and launched the app. Nihal […]

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The Aligarh Muslim University has begun addressing the longstanding need for integrating higher education with madrassa courses. By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Aligarh: A Bridge Course introduced by the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is providing a link for the graduates from madrassas to enter the mainstream courses in colleges and universities. The International Conference on ‘Intellectual […]

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Started six years ago, Educate Girls aims to get as many girls as possible into school so they can benefit from a good education, improve their lives and become an asset to their communities. And what started with just 500 schools has now spread to 4425 schools! Educate Girls started six years ago when Safeena […]

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As the humanitarian crisis in Syria continues to escalate, a leading British Muslim humanitarian group has announced a “walk, fast and pray for Syria” event in July 2014, to raise funds for millions of Syrians who lost their homes and livelihood over the past three years of unrest. “Muslim Hands is working tirelessly to help […]

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