India

Allama Mashriqi1

Allama Mashriqi, his family and the Khaksars paid the price for freedom

On Mashriqi’s 52nd death anniversary and the anniversary of the end of British Rule in the Sub-continent   By Nasim Yousaf   History has shown that freedom comes at a steep cost to those who fight to liberate a nation from oppression. Allama Mashriqi, his family, and the Khaksars paid the price for the freedom

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Aaghaz-e-Dosti conducts peace-building workshop in Gujarat schools

IMO News Service Vadodara: Aaghaz-e-Dosti, a joint Indo-Pak Initiative of Mission Bhartiyam (India) and The Catalyst – Tc (Pakistan), conducted peace-building workshops in Gujarat Public School and Navrachana Sama School in Baroda/Vadodara (Gujarat, India). The workshops were conducted by team members of Aaghaz-e-Dosti – Devika Mittal and Shruti Arora. It was facilitated by Nidhi Shendurnikar

Muslim Spelling Bee India Poster

America’s largest community based Muslim Spelling Bee competition launched in India

IMO News Service TMA Worldwide, the pioneer in ethnic marketing, publishing, event management, and edutainment has today announced that they have launched their flagship educational competition Muslim Spelling Bee in India. The Muslim Spelling Bee India (MSBIndia) competition will be based on the same format as it was established in America. The Indian edition will

World

Iran Nuclear Deal3

Iran nuclear deal: A victory of diplomacy

By Harun Yahya It is not very common to hear some good news lately. When we turn on the TV or the radio to have an idea about what is going on in our region, and around the world, all we hear is bloodshed, accidents, suicide bombings, corruption, suicides, and the oppression of Muslims. We

Palestine4

Palestine joins international Criminal Court in a move ahead towards sovereignty

By Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal In pursuance of their legitimate right to sovereignty from Israeli brutal occupation and related crimes, and upon strenuous efforts by the Palestine leadership PLO, now Palestine has been admitted into International Criminal Court. The accession on April 1 is another landmark in the Palestinian diplomatic and legal international campaign, which

Forbes 2015-Muslim Billionaires1

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

Interfaith

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Bajrangi Bhaijan – A Celebration of Humanity!

By Syed Ali Mujtaba Seeing movie Bajrangi Bhaijan made a stream of ideas flow from my funnel. I need to pen them as it may escape the mind and the commentary on a meaningful film will be lost forever. There are many stories within the film and each need to be narrated to highlight the

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,

Puttur Madrasa

Madrasa provides shelter to Hindu pilgrims in communally sensitive Puttur

Puttur: In a district like Dakshina Kannada which was earlier known for its communal harmony, the recent spate of communal clashes and provocative acts has left in its wake not merely a tarnished image of the district but also caution, bitterness and wounded feelings among locals belonging to different communities. Not just this, the regular

People

Book Review-Gopi Chand Narang2

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

Forbes 2015-Muslim Billionaires1

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

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Jamia Islamia Ishaatul Uloom Akkalkuwa Executive Director Prof. Touheed Mujawar presented 2015 Leader’s Award at New Delhi

IMO News Service New Delhi: An award presentation ceremony to recognize excellence in education was recently held at Hayat Regency in New Delhi. Jamia Islamia Ishaatul Uloom Akkalkuwa’s Executive Director Prof. Touheed Mujawar was honoured with the 2015 Leadership Award by Union Minister of State (HRD) Prof. Dr.Ram Shankar Katheria. Chairman of HRD Parliamentry Standing

Book Review

Book Review-Gopi Chand Narang2

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

Book Review-Muslim Politics in Bihar-Mohamad Sajjad1

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

Muslim Spelling Bee India Poster

America’s largest community based Muslim Spelling Bee competition launched in India

IMO News Service TMA Worldwide, the pioneer in ethnic marketing, publishing, event management, and edutainment has today announced that they have launched their flagship educational competition Muslim Spelling Bee in India. The Muslim Spelling Bee India (MSBIndia) competition will be based on the same format as it was established in America. The Indian edition will

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OPINION: Is Urdu medium education root cause of educational backwardness in Muslims?

By Musarrat Warsi Education in India has continued to evolve and extend its reach, but its evolution, diversification and extension is not comparatively equal for the Muslim community in India. There are distinctive factors that are responsible for educational backwardness of Muslims in India. The first factor is distorted history of India. The majority community

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Pioneering the institutions of Madrasas

By Sana Munawwar Shaikh Seeking and acquiring knowledge is an obligation on every living Muslim, male or female. There are many people who have followed this one of the Quranic verses and came up as the reformers of the world. Starting from the ages of medieval times, there stood a multifaceted scholar named Ibn Sina

Health

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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

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Healthcare challenges and risks in India

By M I Jaffrey The abstract of my article is not about the bible verses in Mathew 20:16 but about the most primarily important subject of the healthcare which has become the object of least utilisation which is Patient Data and patient themselves. We have to focus on creating the platform where the patient can

Male Circumscision4

Circumcision: The Booster of Life Expectancy

Excerpted from “Qur’anic Paradigms of Sciences and Society” Volume 1: Dynamic Paradigm of Health By Dr. Javed Jamil Circumcision is becoming increasingly popular due to the evidence accumulating that it has a very strong protective effect against all sex transmitted diseases including AIDS. A report from Africa says: “As hospital wards overflow, avoiding HIV has

Sci-Tech

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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

Science-Space Technology & Muslims2

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

Science-Big Bang Theory

Ahmed Farag Ali et al bangs up the ‘big bang’ theory

By Abdul Rashid Agwan In a breakthrough research in quantum physics, Dr. Ahmed Farag Ali of Benha University, Egypt, along with an India borne Professor Saurya Das of the University of Lethbridge, Canada, created a series of equations that describe a universe much like Hoyle’s; one without a beginning or end. It is generally believed

Special Report

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OPINION: Is Urdu medium education root cause of educational backwardness in Muslims?

By Musarrat Warsi Education in India has continued to evolve and extend its reach, but its evolution, diversification and extension is not comparatively equal for the Muslim community in India. There are distinctive factors that are responsible for educational backwardness of Muslims in India. The first factor is distorted history of India. The majority community

Islam

Film-Bajrangi Bhaijaan1

Bajrangi Bhaijan – A Celebration of Humanity!

By Syed Ali Mujtaba Seeing movie Bajrangi Bhaijan made a stream of ideas flow from my funnel. I need to pen them as it may escape the mind and the commentary on a meaningful film will be lost forever. There are many stories within the film and each need to be narrated to highlight the

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

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

Islam & Peace4

Bridging gaps in small steps

By Tariq A. Al-Maeena Religion has been put under the microscope in recent times as many news reports headline the activities of terrorist groups and highlight their religious affiliations.  Islamophobia, a word that was not in the dictionary in the past, has now become common and is very often used in defense against critics. Understandably,

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

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Spiritual Rejuvenation of Indian Muslims

By Zafar A. Bari   Post 9/11, there has been an alarming rise in Islamophobia or hatred towards Muslims. Indian Muslims have also borne the brunt of this undesirable trend. Unfortunately, catch words like Islam, and Muslims have come to be associated with extremism, terrorism, cruelty, anti-national and the like. Muslims are seen with suspicion

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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

Muslim Spelling Bee India Poster

America’s largest community based Muslim Spelling Bee competition launched in India

IMO News Service TMA Worldwide, the pioneer in ethnic marketing, publishing, event management, and edutainment has today announced that they have launched their flagship educational competition Muslim Spelling Bee in India. The Muslim Spelling Bee India (MSBIndia) competition will be based on the same format as it was established in America. The Indian edition will

Business

Malaysia-6th Muslim World Biz 2015-Soft Launch

Soft launch of 6th Muslim World Biz 2015 held at Kuala Lumpur

IMO News Service The 6th Muslim World Biz 2015 Business & Investment Zone was officially launched recently at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur by Yang Berhormat Datuk Ir. Haji Hamim Bin Samuri, Deputy Minister of International Trade & Industry (MITI). Organized by OIC International Business Centre, in collaboration with

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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

Communalism

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,

Islamophobia

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Spiritual Rejuvenation of Indian Muslims

By Zafar A. Bari   Post 9/11, there has been an alarming rise in Islamophobia or hatred towards Muslims. Indian Muslims have also borne the brunt of this undesirable trend. Unfortunately, catch words like Islam, and Muslims have come to be associated with extremism, terrorism, cruelty, anti-national and the like. Muslims are seen with suspicion

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