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The launch of MIA Women Entrepreneurs Wing is scheduled to be held on 30th November 2019. By Sadathullah Khan Muslim Industrialists Association (MIA) MIA is an NGO established in 2004. It is registered under the Societies Act, with its core activity being entrepreneurial development. MIA is planning to launch an exclusive women entrepreneurs’ chapter in […]

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There could not have been a better choice than Ravish Kumar for this year’s Magsaysay Award. Ravish has demonstrated exemplary courage in questioning the sectarian, communal, jingoistic and irrational politics which has dominated the narrative in this country over the last five years when one by one most of the saner voices were made to […]

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A new poll shows that nearly 50% of the women in Afghanistan want to leave, migrate to another country. In addition, 41% of the entire Afghan population wants to leave. In the survey, Gallup asked, “Ideally, if you had the opportunity, would you like to move PERMANENTLY to another country, or would you prefer to […]

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By Waquar Hasan A documentary on the NRC titled “The state of stateless” has captured the ground realities and its impact on the Assam society. The documentary which was made by the fact-finding team of the United Against Hate (UAH) shows what different sections of the Assamese society feel about the mammoth exercise undertaken to […]

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Inspired and encouraged by the Dalai Lama, the widely-respected Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, the event highlighted important issues related to peaceful coexistence. Some weeks ago, more than 350 people filled the auditorium at the India International Centre in New Delhi to attend a conference focussed on the theme, ‘Celebrating Diversity in the Muslim World’. Inspired […]

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently laid the foundation stone for the first new church in Turkey since it became a modern republic in 1923. The church in the Istanbul suburb of Yesilkoy will serve the 17,000-strong Syriac Christian community, which is also paying for the new building. “It is the Turkish republic’s duty to […]

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How a Delhi software engineer helped 32 Kashmiri girls in Pune return home safely. One software engineer from Delhi went out of his way to ensure that 32 girls from Jammu and Kashmir who were stranded in Pune were able to get back home safely. After the abrogation of the special status of Jammu and […]

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Malegoan: Some 97 years after seven freedom fighters were hanged by the British, Malegaon’s “Shahidon ki Yaadgaar” (martyrs’ memorial) monument witnessed an equally important historic event, according to the organisers, with at least 1 lakh people from the Muslim community congregating at the historical site in response to a call for a law against mob […]

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Jammu and Kashmir is fast emerging as the ‘smoking capital’ of the North. Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), among the four Indian states with the highest prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), recorded tobacco sales worth Rs 5,530 crore over seven years to 2017-18, according to state sales tax data exclusively accessed by IndiaSpend. This […]

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The Telangana Muslim Marriage Bureau Welfare Association offers free service to poor Muslims who cannot afford to bear the cost of marriage.”The Telangana Muslim Marriage Bureau Welfare Association works for the underprivileged by helping them get married just by taking 1500 to 2000 rupees. And this association is not just limited to Hyderabad, but all […]

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