India

Schneider Electric Go Green Competition1

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

Aaghaz-e-Dosti8

Indian peace activists interact with school students in Karachi through video conferencing

IMO News Service New Delhi: In Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s 15th Aman Chaupal, video conferencing was used to conduct an interaction between youth activists from India and Pakistani students with the aim to counter stereotypes and misconceptions. Aaghaz-e-Dosti is an Indo-Pak Friendship initiative of India-based Mission Bhartiyam and Pakistan-based The Catalyst – TC. Aaghaz-e-Dosti has conducted 15 aman

World

US-Israel-Palestine1

Finally, a ray of light through dark clouds

It comes as a pleasant surprise to hear that 19 members of the US Congress have signed a letter calling for prioritising the human rights of Palestinian children living in occupied West Bank By Tariq A. Al Maeena The United States is ruled by three branches that make up its government. The executive or presidency,

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

Ramadan Fast8

Islamic Jewish Fasting

The story of Ramadan, two boys and a hungry King By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Once upon a time, in the late summer of 2007, a king went out to hunt on a very warm day. After a few hours he felt very hot and tired, so he decided to stop for lunch. His servants

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

France-Charlie Hebdo6

Charlie Hebdo — The Ugly face of the West

By Javaid Bashir Charlie Hebdo is the ugly face of the West. The publication of “caricatures” of the Prophet of Islam has exposed the western civil societies. Endless debate and discussions are going on to defend the so-called “Freegom of Expression”. The basic right is enshrined in most of the constitutions It has been violated

Media

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

Prof. Tauheed Mujawar1

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

Schneider Electric Go Green Competition1

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

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

Sci-Tech

Schneider Electric Go Green Competition1

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

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

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

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Islam

Muslim Women15

How Islam embraces its daughters

By Sana Shaikh Beginning from the fact that 1/10th of the population comprises of Muslim women, people in almost all the parts of the world get their faces pale on hearing the news of a girl child. Her upbringing, her education, and the expenses on her marriage turn out to be a great worry for

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

Muslim Unity1

I am a Muslim and I am angry

It angers me to see how a peaceful religion has been manipulated by some to be a tool of terror against their perceived adversaries By Tariq Al Maeena Ramadan is a spiritually significant month for Muslims the world over. It is a time for inner reflection, devotion to God and self-control. It is a time

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

Indian Muslims13

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

Jama Masjid Imam Ahmed Bukhari1

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

Schneider Electric Go Green Competition1

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

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

Islam & Terrorism2

Is Islam really a breeding ground for militancy?

By Md. Abdullah Al Helal Undoubtedly, Islam is not merely a religion, a complete code of life. Every thing from personal, family, society, state, to political and business dealings whether major or minor is clearly stated in Islam. Islam is the synonym of peace and it is the main objective of this religion. In the

Communalism

Gujarat-Juhapura-AH Lakhani4

Gujarat: Why are only Muslim areas being targeted in AMC demolition drive?

By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani Ahmedabad: Gujarat’s largest Muslim ghetto Juhapura in Ahmedabad is once again in the news for wrong reasons. The nexus between Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), ruling BJP party in AMC and builders of the area have rendered thousands of Muslims homeless. A group of locals in Juhapura area of Ahmedabad city recently

Islamophobia

Indian Muslims13

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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