India

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Aaghaz-e-Dosti sponsored peace-building course concludes, fellows interact with academicians from US, India and Pakistan

IMO News Service New Delhi: Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s eight-week virtual peace building course, Friends Beyond Borders, concluded with interaction of fellows hailing from different parts of India and Pakistan with Dr. Meenakshi Chhabra (Lesley University, Cambridge, USA), Dr. Dhananjay Tripathi (South Asian University, India) and Dr. Zahid Shahab Ahmed (NUST, Pakistan). “Friends Beyond Borders is a virtual

Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International launch ceremony

Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International launches its city capter at Bengaluru

By Syed Ali Mujtaba Bengaluru: Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International (WEI) launched its city chapter at Shailendra Tech Park office in Whitefield, Bengaluru, on July 23, 2015. Aspiring women entrepreneurs joined the ranks of successful women entrepreneurs, to showcase their creative products and expand their communication lines, besides supporting other women entrepreneurs. The participants also networked

World

US-Church Attack in Charleston1

A Christian terrorist plot that goes unreported

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena In the aftermath of the attack on a church in Charleston, South Carolina by a white Christian supremacist, the media ran extensive analysis on the who’s and why’s of the assault which led to the murder of nine people attending service.  One of the debates to emerge from the reverberation of

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OPINION: ‘Iran nuclear deal has far-reaching implications for Saudi Arabia’

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal US President Barack Obama, as he sought support from his countrymen over the issue, told Americans today that the agreement reached between Iran and six major powers to limit its sensitive nuclear activities will make America and the world safer and more secure. “That’s why we’re going to seize it

Interfaith

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Biblical and Qur’anic Divine Names: Past and Future

 By Rabbi Allen S. Maller In the days of Abraham, the religions of the Near East and India had hundreds of gods, and hundreds of names for their gods. For those religions that trace their prophets back to Prophet Abraham, and his two sons Ishmael and Isaac, the many names of God simply describe different

Zeeshan Ali Khan Job Denial1

Celebrating Muslim victimhood: An insight into much deeper malaise!

By Danish Ahmad Khan The news of 22-year-old MBA graduate Zeeshan Ali Khan being denied job by a leading Mumbai-based diamond export company Hare Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. on the grounds that he was a “Muslim” shook the nation’s secular conscience to the core and pulled the so-called secularists out of their deep slumber. Zeeshan,

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Armageddon and ISIS’ Dabiq

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Dabiq is the name of ISIS-the Islamic State recruiting magazine because this Syrian village is the place where the Muslim and Christian armies will “in the end of days”, face each other; and the Crusaders will be destroyed. Dabiq, a small town in northern Syria close to the border with

People

Akeel Bilgrami

‘All post-90 governments have failed’

By Moinuddin Ahmad Akeel Bilgrami is Sidney Morgenbesser Chair in Philosophy; Professor, Committee on Global Thought, and Director, South Asian Institute at Columbia University in New York. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Prof Bilgrami is a philosopher of mind and language. He is the author of several books including Belief and Meaning, Self Knowledge

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BOOK REVIEW: Zindagi Nama — Gopi Chand Narang

Reviewed by Dr. Mohammad Aleem There are several names in Urdu literature which earned a great name and fame. But, one is unique and apart from others and is hard to forget, and that name is Gopi Chand Narang, a well-known critic of considerable strength and worldwide fame. I came to know about him when

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Forbes Richest 2015: Muslim billionaires are struggling for ascendency

By Abdul Rashid Agwan It is interesting to note names of 112 Muslim billionaires from the Forbes 2015 list of total 1826. There are a number of richest Muslims from various Muslim countries but there are also non-Muslim tycoons in some of them. A good number of Muslim 10-digit dollar makers are from such non-Muslim

Book Review

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BOOK REVIEW: Zindagi Nama — Gopi Chand Narang

Reviewed by Dr. Mohammad Aleem There are several names in Urdu literature which earned a great name and fame. But, one is unique and apart from others and is hard to forget, and that name is Gopi Chand Narang, a well-known critic of considerable strength and worldwide fame. I came to know about him when

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Muslim Politics in Bihar — A Review

Book: Muslim Politics In Bihar: Changing Contours Author: Mohammad Sajjad Publisher: Routledge, New Delhi, 2014 Page: pp. 376, Price: Rs 995.00 (The Book Review, vol. 39, no. 2, February 2015, pp. 43-44) By Usha Sanyal In Muslim Politics in Bihar, Mohammad Sajjad, an assistant professor of history at Aligarh Muslim University, breaks new ground in

Education

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Muslims in Civil Services: Why So Less Representation?

By Aabid Ali Haider On Saturday, 4th July, 2015, the UPSC had declared the much awaited results of the prestigious Civil Services Examination, 2014, naming 1,236 successful candidates. The finally concluded results of Civil Services Examinations showed that the performance of women candidates are better than the male aspirants where women have secured top 4

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India’s Mohamad Meraj Shaikh and Spoorthy Kotla declared proud winners of Schneider Electric’s ‘Green in the City 2015’ contest

By Danish Ahmad Khan New Delhi: CONGRATULATIONS Mohamad Meraj Shaikh and Spoorthy Kotla!! Both of you have achieved this incredible feat and made India really proud. Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently held its 5th International Case Study Competition “Go Green in the City 2015” in Paris, France, from June

Health

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Fighting frightening epidemic Diabetes through Homeopathy

By Dr. Ali – Shah. N.F Diabetes poses several serious health threats for its victims. It may lead to blindness, hypertension, depression, atherosclerosis, kidney failure, limb amputation, and more than doubles the risk for heart disease and stroke. Since so many people are not even aware that they have diabetes, treatment and lifestyle changes often

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Dates – Wholesome Food for Ramazan!

By Dr. M. Iqtedar Husain Farooqi The date palm is said to have originated in the Middle East and has proven to be such a successful plant and source (fruit) of nourishment that it has become a popular wholesome food across the planet. In many ways, dates may be considered as an almost ideal food,

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5th MT India Healthcare Awards 2015 concludes in New Delhi

IMO News Service New Delhi: ‘Medgate Today’, a leading magazine for medical professionals in India organized “5th MT India Health Care Awards 2015” which was held alongside Medical Fair India 2015 at Pargati Maidan, New Delhi. A galaxy of doctors, healthcare professionals, hospitals and companies from all over India participated in the event. Satish Upadhyay, President of

Sci-Tech

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India’s Mohamad Meraj Shaikh and Spoorthy Kotla declared proud winners of Schneider Electric’s ‘Green in the City 2015’ contest

By Danish Ahmad Khan New Delhi: CONGRATULATIONS Mohamad Meraj Shaikh and Spoorthy Kotla!! Both of you have achieved this incredible feat and made India really proud. Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently held its 5th International Case Study Competition “Go Green in the City 2015” in Paris, France, from June

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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

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Space: A (peaceful) possibility for the Muslim World?

By Christina Boyes Natural resource problems, political instability, and funding issues, make active space programs a challenge in much of the Muslim World. In some countries, the lack of access to large bodies of water or other uninhabited space and other necessary resources, make space exploration the subject of fantasy. In others, social support, political

Islam

US-Church Attack in Charleston1

A Christian terrorist plot that goes unreported

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena In the aftermath of the attack on a church in Charleston, South Carolina by a white Christian supremacist, the media ran extensive analysis on the who’s and why’s of the assault which led to the murder of nine people attending service.  One of the debates to emerge from the reverberation of

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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

Kaaba Key Keeper Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi

Kaaba key keeper dies

Sheikh Abdul Qadir Taha Al-Sheibi, who held the traditional key to the Kaaba, died in Makkah on Thursday. He was 74. The Al-Sheibi family has been holding the position of key-keeper since pre-Islamic times. The family of the present custodians is linked to Sheiba bin Othman Abi Talha who lived during the time of Prophet

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Armageddon and ISIS’ Dabiq

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Dabiq is the name of ISIS-the Islamic State recruiting magazine because this Syrian village is the place where the Muslim and Christian armies will “in the end of days”, face each other; and the Crusaders will be destroyed. Dabiq, a small town in northern Syria close to the border with

Ahmadiyya Muslims among Muslims

By Mike Ghouse The following notes are about the attitudes of a few Muslims towards the Ahmadiyya Muslims. Take the time to observe a few Muslim discussion groups – you will find hundreds of judgmental pronouncements on stuff like this, while in the same groups intellectual articles barely get any discussion. The ugliest thing that

US-Church Attack in Charleston1

A Christian terrorist plot that goes unreported

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena In the aftermath of the attack on a church in Charleston, South Carolina by a white Christian supremacist, the media ran extensive analysis on the who’s and why’s of the assault which led to the murder of nine people attending service.  One of the debates to emerge from the reverberation of

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SPECIAL REPORT: Muslims lash out at Jama Masjid Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, say he is a thug who has lost confidence of Indian Muslims

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani and Danish Ahmad Khan Ahmedabad/New Delhi: As was expected New Delhi’s Jama Masjid’s ‘Shahi’ Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari revealed his true color when he invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for Dastar-e-Bandi (anointment) of his son Shabban Bukhari as Naib Imam (Deputy Imam) and flagrantly used 2002 Gujarat Riots and victimized

Minorities

Indian Muslims16

Muslims in Civil Services: Why So Less Representation?

By Aabid Ali Haider On Saturday, 4th July, 2015, the UPSC had declared the much awaited results of the prestigious Civil Services Examination, 2014, naming 1,236 successful candidates. The finally concluded results of Civil Services Examinations showed that the performance of women candidates are better than the male aspirants where women have secured top 4

Business

Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International launch ceremony

Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International launches its city capter at Bengaluru

By Syed Ali Mujtaba Bengaluru: Rokitt Women Entrepreneurs International (WEI) launched its city chapter at Shailendra Tech Park office in Whitefield, Bengaluru, on July 23, 2015. Aspiring women entrepreneurs joined the ranks of successful women entrepreneurs, to showcase their creative products and expand their communication lines, besides supporting other women entrepreneurs. The participants also networked

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4Th HalalExpo Latino Americana 2015 to be held from November 16-17

IMO News Service The 4th edition of “The Halal Expo Latino Americana” will be held from November 16 to 17, 2015. The HalalFoodInternactional & Chilehalal group will be hosting the 2-day annual event. The event organizers in a press release said that the three previous editions had been a huge success. The past editions received

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

ISIS Atrocities3

Armageddon and ISIS’ Dabiq

By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Dabiq is the name of ISIS-the Islamic State recruiting magazine because this Syrian village is the place where the Muslim and Christian armies will “in the end of days”, face each other; and the Crusaders will be destroyed. Dabiq, a small town in northern Syria close to the border with

Communalism

Indian Muslims16

Muslims in Civil Services: Why So Less Representation?

By Aabid Ali Haider On Saturday, 4th July, 2015, the UPSC had declared the much awaited results of the prestigious Civil Services Examination, 2014, naming 1,236 successful candidates. The finally concluded results of Civil Services Examinations showed that the performance of women candidates are better than the male aspirants where women have secured top 4

Islamophobia

US-Church Attack in Charleston1

A Christian terrorist plot that goes unreported

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena In the aftermath of the attack on a church in Charleston, South Carolina by a white Christian supremacist, the media ran extensive analysis on the who’s and why’s of the assault which led to the murder of nine people attending service.  One of the debates to emerge from the reverberation of

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