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Suki’s World: A Cartoon Character’s Journey

On 7th February 2019 the Department of English, Jamia Milia Islamia hosted an extension lecture SUKI’S WORLD: A Cartoon Character’s Journey by the novelist, playwright, and comic strip artist Manjula Padmanabhan, conducted in the Seminar Hall of the Department, 11.30 am onwards. It was started off by the Head of Department, …

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E. Moosa on Blasphemy & Apostasy in Islam

Defamation, Apostasy and Anathema Pakistan and Afghanistan are not only neighbors. In the first decade of the twenty first century they are both the epicenters of blasphemy-related violence: ranging from prosecutions, political mayhem and assassinations. Anger over matters broadly identified as “blasphemy” frequently erupt in Muslim majority countries in response …

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Retired life could be so fulfilling

Mr. Roh had never imagined that retired life could be so fulfilling. He had held a senior post in a company, a job that involved hectic travelling and much socialising. “I just dreaded the thought of retirement,” he would say. “My job was my life! It kept me so, so …

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Document on Human Fraternity for world peace and living together signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb

INTRODUCTION Faith leads a believer to see in the other a brother or sister to be supported and loved. Through faith in God, who has created the universe, creatures and all human beings (equal on account of his mercy), believers are called to express this human fraternity by safeguarding creation …

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