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Islamophobia: What’s Common between Payal Tadvi and Fathima Lathif

This phenomenon is not present only in India but globally as it picked up after 9/11, 2001 Lately committing of suicide in higher places of learning has been in the news more often than before. Most of the victims belong to the dalits, Adivaisis in particular, while few others have …

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Health Benefits of Fasting: The list has become longer

Though not specifically mentioning the Ramadan fast, the study suggested that fasting can lead to improved health Washington: There has always been a debate over the benefits Muslims gain when they fast for the entire month during Ramadan. Scientists have almost on routine basis come out with a list of …

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Muslims offering Salaat in snow covered Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem win hearts

Earlier in the week, high desert winds swept through Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, carrying sand and dust Occupied Jerusalem (Palestine): Photos of dozens of Muslims offering Salaat (also referred as Namaaz or daily prayers) at snow covered Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem are winning hearts across the globe. …

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Boxer Muhammad Ali Clay’s home to be converted into summer school for Muslim youth

Boxer Muhammad Ali Clay’s home to be converted into summer school for Muslim youth Turan says the place will also serve Muslims who come to the United States to study Istanbul: A Turkish educational foundation that bought a farm belonging to legendary Muslim boxer Muhammad Ali, plans to use it …

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Cabinet approves India-Kuwait pact for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers

Cabinet approves India-Kuwait pact for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers The pact is initially valid for a period of five years and incorporates provision for automatic renewal New Delhi: The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved signing of an agreement between India and Kuwait for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers, …

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Cabinet nod for amendment to currency swap framework for SAARC nations

RBI will negotiate the operational details bilaterally with the Central Banks of the SAARC countries availing the Standby Swap New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday has given ex-post facto approval for amendment to the ‘Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC Member Countries’. The move will incorporate a ‘Standby …

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To curb duplicate driving licence, govt to link it with Aadhaar

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways had earlier asked the states to accept the Driving Licence in Electronic Form Phagwara: To curb duplicate licence, the government will soon bring in a law to make it linked with Aadhaar, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Sunday. “We will soon bring a …

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Now, BJP, Congress spar over contracts to HAL

The allegations and counter allegations was started by Congress President Rahul Gandhi New Delhi: Amidst already intensified debate over Rafale fighter jet deal in and outside the Parliament, the ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and the opposition Congress Saturday sparred over the contracts given to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The …

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Rumored to have married Russian beauty queen, Malaysia’s King Muhammad V abdicates

Rumored to have married Russian beauty queen, Malaysia’s King Muhammad V abdicates Sultan Muhammad V’s decision marks the first time a king has abdicated in the Muslim-majority country since it gained independence from Britain in 1957 Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s King, Muhmmad V, has abdicated, royal officials said Sunday, ending weeks …

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