Magnifera Publications Pvt. Ltd. is going to organize its first story writing competition for children. It is open to all and of all ages and nationality. The language will be English only. The prize money will be Rs. 20,000/-(first) Rs. 15,000/-(second) Rs. 10,000/-(third) and Rs. 5000/-(three consolation prizes). The writers are requested to send their manuscripts to Magnifera Publications by 31 May, 2016. The award will be announced after receiving the requisite entries. For details, visit the publishing house website, www.magniferapublications.com

India

Bihar-Dr Syed Hasan

OBITUARY: Padma Shri Dr. Syed Hasan (1924-2016)

[Does the looks of social reformers really resemble? I am forced to ask this question to myself by comparing the facial looks of my own paternal grandfather Enayeth Khan with that of Dr. Syed Hasan. When I again looked at the photo of my grandfather with the same imposing old age look with flowing beard

World

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Middle East Crisis: Can order come out of chaos?

By Harun Yahya We are used to hearing conspiracy theories on a great many subjects. When it comes to the Middle East, however, it is difficult to describe plans and projects as mere conspiracy theories. Because we have seen some of the scenarios planned for the Middle East over the course of time actually be

USA-Jewish+Muslim Solidarity1

Examples of Political Virtue and Scapegoating

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller A Muslim woman and a Jewish man were kicked out of a Donald Trump presidential campaign rally after staging a silent protest against the Republican frontrunner, who has called for a ban on Muslims entering the US. Rose Hamid, a 56-year-old flight attendant, wearing a head scarf and loose fitting

Interfaith

Interfaith Relations8

Love… with all your heart

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Rabbi, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus said to him,“What is written in the Torah? How do you read it?” He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all

USA-Jewish+Muslim Solidarity1

Examples of Political Virtue and Scapegoating

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller A Muslim woman and a Jewish man were kicked out of a Donald Trump presidential campaign rally after staging a silent protest against the Republican frontrunner, who has called for a ban on Muslims entering the US. Rose Hamid, a 56-year-old flight attendant, wearing a head scarf and loose fitting

Islamic Fiqh Academy Seminar-Ataullah Siddiqui1

‘Prophet Muhammad needs to be understood as a compassionate human being’

By Manzar Imam New Delhi: “The biggest challenge for Muslims today is to present the life of Prophet Muhammad as a compassionate human being, a well wisher of humanity,” said Dr. Ataullah Siddiqui, a Reader in Religious Pluralism and Interfaith Relations at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, the United Kingdom. He was speaking

People

Bihar-Dr Syed Hasan

OBITUARY: Padma Shri Dr. Syed Hasan (1924-2016)

[Does the looks of social reformers really resemble? I am forced to ask this question to myself by comparing the facial looks of my own paternal grandfather Enayeth Khan with that of Dr. Syed Hasan. When I again looked at the photo of my grandfather with the same imposing old age look with flowing beard

Bihar-Dr Syed Hasan

Educationists mourn the death Padma Shri Dr Syed Hasan

By Our Correspondent Kishanganj: Insan School founder and director Padma Shri Dr Syed Hasan died in the district headquarters of Kishanganj on Monday (25th January 2016) morning at his residence. He is survived by his son Shefa Hafeez and family members. The death of Dr Hasan has come as a great shock for the Insan

Book Review

Madhya Pradesh-Arshi Sultan-Pervez Bari1

Ms. Arshi Sultan awarded Ph.D. in Urdu on Mohsin Bhopali

By Pervez Bari Bhopal: Barkataullah University of Bhopal has awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy to Arshi Sultan on her dissertation on the topic entitled “Mohsin Bhopali Ek Mutala’ah”. She completed her research work under the able guidance of Professor (Dr.) Ateeq-un-Nisa, Head of the Urdu Department in local Sarojni Naidu Girls (Autonomous) College.

Education

Bihar-Dr Syed Hasan

OBITUARY: Padma Shri Dr. Syed Hasan (1924-2016)

[Does the looks of social reformers really resemble? I am forced to ask this question to myself by comparing the facial looks of my own paternal grandfather Enayeth Khan with that of Dr. Syed Hasan. When I again looked at the photo of my grandfather with the same imposing old age look with flowing beard

Health

Turkey-Sare Davutoglu2

Turkish religious scholar says ‘masturbation is imperative and necessary’

By Sibel Hurtas Sare Davutoglu, the wife of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, is a gynecologist known for her conservative approach to medicine. A graduate of Istanbul University’s medical faculty, she worked at a clinic at the Islamic University of Malaysia in the 1990s. Interviews she gave during that period, her argument that Islam’s edicts

Halal Food13

Allah’s Divine Diet

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Scientific evidence keeps accumulating that following a religious diet religiously is good for both body and soul. BBC news (August 19, 2015) reports that even light and moderate drinking of alcohol could increase the risk of cancer according to a study in the British Medical Journal that looked at two

Sci-Tech

Bangladesh-Al Biruni Conference1

3rd Biruni International Conference held in Dhaka

IMO News Service Dhaka, Bangladesh: On the occasion of the commemoration of the 966th demise anniversary of Abu Rayhan Biruni, one of the greatest Iranian scholars, scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, historians, and linguists, Abu Rayhan Biruni Foundation (ARBF), Dhaka organized the 3rd Biruni Interdisciplinary International Conference on the contribution of Muslim Scholars to Science, Philosophy, Religion,

Lecture on Scientific Temper1

Nehru was the first PM to coin and develop scientific temper in India: Gauhar Raza

By Manzar Imam New Delhi: A fascinating series of talks under Prism Lecture Series organized by Lila Foundation for Translocal Initiatives, a cultural think-tank group, has been discussing in detail different notions of and issues related to transformative governance and the lecture series has brought in prominent subject experts in a lively engagement with writers,

Hyderabad-MJCET Annual Day2

Muslims are no more backward in education, says Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali

By Syed Khaled Shahbaaz Hyderabad: The growing cognizance of global competition and educational awareness in the Muslim community, which was partially conceived miserable in agriculture and education sectors earlier, is a laudable feat exclaimed Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali. Addressing several hundred students during the Annual Day of the prestigious Muffakham Jah College of

Islam

Indonesia-Protest Against ISIS2

The ‘Battle of Ideas’ to Defeat the Islamic State begins in Indonesia

To win against the Islamic State will require a battle of ideas, which Indonesia is in a unique position to be able to contribute to. By Maurizio Geri        The Islamic State (IS) may have intended to repeat an attack similar to that in Paris with thebombings and shootings in Jakarta on January 14, but

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah1

Meet the Controversial Muslim Leader Who Has Advised the White House

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah issued a fatwa condemning ISIS violence last week. By Kaveh Waddell The White House is taking a closer look at the role of religion in its campaign against violent extremism in the Middle East. In a speech last week laced with references to religion, President Obama called on Muslim leaders and

TNTJ Blood Donation Hajj Jeddah2

TNTJ serving Hajj pilgrims by donating blood at Jeddah

By Maheen Mohammed Jeddah: Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ), a South Indian organization, Jeddah region has successfully organized a blood donation campaign on yesterday (18/09/15 Friday) aimed at helping the pilgrims for this year’s Hajj. A major hospital in Makkah Province,  King Fahd Hospital (KFHJ),Jeddah, supervised and coordinated the camp, in which more than 165

Paris Serial Attacks2

Paris Attacks: The game of 9/11 ends, new game of 13/11 begins

By Shams Tabrez Qasmi The deadly and ghastly attack on civilians is highly condemnable and extremely despicable act Paris has ever witnessed in its history, no religion allows to spill the blood of innocent people, nor has space for those who carry such heinous crime out, no matter whether one person was killed or one

Indonesia-Protest Against ISIS2

The ‘Battle of Ideas’ to Defeat the Islamic State begins in Indonesia

To win against the Islamic State will require a battle of ideas, which Indonesia is in a unique position to be able to contribute to. By Maurizio Geri        The Islamic State (IS) may have intended to repeat an attack similar to that in Paris with thebombings and shootings in Jakarta on January 14, but

Media & Terrorism2

Why does terrorism dominate ‬ ‪the headlines?‬

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena Yet another despicable act occurred a few days ago when the Rida Mosque in Mahasen neighborhood of Al-Ahsa in the Eastern Province was bombed by those following a takfiri ideology.  Four people who had been there offering prayers lost their lives to yet another act of terrorism, while another 18 were

Minorities

Business

MStartUp

First Edition of Muslim Entrepreneurs Network Conference to be held February 7 at Pune

IMO News Service *Launch MStartups.Biz, First Startup and Incubator program for Muslim Entrepreneurs *Networking Opportunities with Entrepreneurs *Startup Showcase (MStartups.Biz) *Awards to recognize the Individuals Pune: The First Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Networking (IMEN) Conference will held on February 7th, 2016 8.30 AM to 5.30 PPM at Sun N Sand Hotel, Pune, India. The objective of

MStartUp

First Edition of Muslim Entrepreneurs Network Conference to be held February 7 at Pune

IMO News Service *Launch MStartups.Biz, First Startup and Incubator program for Muslim Entrepreneurs *Networking Opportunities with Entrepreneurs *Startup Showcase (MStartups.Biz) *Awards to recognize the Individuals Pune: The First Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Networking (IMEN) Conference will held on February 7th, 2016 8.30 AM to 5.30 PPM at Sun N Sand Hotel, Pune, India. The objective of

Yunus faces removal from Grameen Bank

By Julhas Alam Dhaka: Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel laureate who pioneered small loans for the poor, is flouting Bangladesh retirement rules by serving as head of microfinance lender Grameen Bank beyond the age of 60, the central bank said, as a campaign to remove him intensifies. Yunus, an often outspoken critic of Bangladesh’s government, has

Terrorism

Indonesia-Protest Against ISIS2

The ‘Battle of Ideas’ to Defeat the Islamic State begins in Indonesia

To win against the Islamic State will require a battle of ideas, which Indonesia is in a unique position to be able to contribute to. By Maurizio Geri        The Islamic State (IS) may have intended to repeat an attack similar to that in Paris with thebombings and shootings in Jakarta on January 14, but

Communalism

Islamophobia

Media & Terrorism2

Why does terrorism dominate ‬ ‪the headlines?‬

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena Yet another despicable act occurred a few days ago when the Rida Mosque in Mahasen neighborhood of Al-Ahsa in the Eastern Province was bombed by those following a takfiri ideology.  Four people who had been there offering prayers lost their lives to yet another act of terrorism, while another 18 were

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