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Catholic-Muslim communications appear to be experiencing a positive resurgence, as demonstrated recently by the visit of high-level Vatican representatives to Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque. Eight hundred years after Francis of Assisi visited Jerusalem, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, along with Rev. Francesco Patton, custodian of the Holy Land of the […]

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A Cab Driver’s Heart Warming Gesture An Ola cab driver is in the news for all the good reasons. On September 17th, a Bengaluru based man took to Facebook and shared a heartwarming story of an Ola cab driver. The commuter, Sayuj Ravindran, said that the cab driver returned valuables and gadgets worth Rs 2.5 […]

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Nida Akram of AMU and DU’s Kartik Dora Selected for Ankit-Junaid Social Harmony Award New Delhi: Ankit-Junaid Social Harmony Fellowship & Award will be given this year to two students; one Nida Akram from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Kartik Dora is from Delhi University (DU). The award was launched by Khudai Khidmatgar last year […]

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Thai Woman Receives Magsaysay Award People have marvelled at the transformation of the self-effacing housewife into a leading human rights defender. Angkhana Neelapaijit’s quest for justice started when her husband, a human rights lawyer and activist, disappeared 15 years ago. She went to the police, appealed for help from legislators, and took her case to […]

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Irmim Shamim becomes first Gujjar woman to clear MBBS AIIMS Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir): Irmim Shamim became the first Gujjar woman in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district to qualify for the medical studies at the All- India Institute of Medical Sciences after she cleared the MBBS AIIMS entrance exam in June. Shamim, who hails from […]

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Chandigarh: In a solemn ceremony, a young braveheart from Kerala, Sifiya Haneef, was conferred the prestigious Neerja Bhanot Award by the chief guest, Wendy Sue Knecht, who had come down specially for the award function from Los Angeles. Wendy was also working with Pan Am in the 80’s and was a Trainer of Neerja Bhanot […]

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Countering Hate with a Cup of Coffee When Moina Shaiq, an American Muslim woman, started her “Meet a Muslim” events in 2016, she wanted to change wrong perceptions filled out by media. Three years on, she still has hope of making a change. “The research constantly says that some people have never met a Muslim,” […]

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AMU Alumnus Wins Young Entrepreneur Award in Australia Melbourne (Australia): Indian-Australian Entrepreneur and an alumnus of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), AamirQutub, has won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award category in the Business Excellence Awards (GBEA) in Australia. Established in 1986, and managed by the Geelong Chamber of Commerce, the Business Excellence Awards are […]

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Dr Ashish Satav, and his wife Dr Kavita have dedicated their life to serving people in one of the most remote tribal areas of Melghat, Maharashtra. From a hut hospital to a 30-bed healthcare facility that provides curative and preventive medical facilities, their journey of transforming the region is nothing short of inspiring! Dr Ashish […]

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Woman Ship Captain Defies Odds to Help Refugees Carola Rackete, the woman captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 refugees, was arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lampedusa. For 17 days, she received no support at all by any authority. The only indication that […]

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