Monthly Archives: September 2019

Sufism & Sikhism are similar as “both lead to union of individual with God”: Iranian ambassador to India

The 7th edition of 2-day International Sufi Conference, to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, commenced at the Punjabi University in Patiala. Iranian ambassador in India, Dr Ali Chageni, attended the inaugural session of the event that is being organised by the varsity’s Baba Farid Centre for Sufi Studies. “Sufism is much more than just wearing a Pashmina …

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J&K: Activists and political detainees free if they won’t ‘disturb the peace’

Srinagar: Authorities in Kashmir are asking civil society activists and political detainees to provide a written assurance that they won’t disturb the peace in exchange for release from detention. Although government officials claimed that they have released some lower-rung political activists, most of the politicians including former chief ministers, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, continue to remain in detention. In a written permission slip to allow the …

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RSS-Jamiat meet to work jointly for communal harmony and accord in the country: Strength of India’s political system

WordForPeace.com Editorial Note: Such dialogues as recently held between Jami’at and RSS for communal accord, something that WordForPeace.com has long called for, will go a long way in understanding each other’s perspective. But such an important interaction should always be upfront and candid, NOT ambiguous and equivocal. Madani underlined three issues that Muslims are worried about: mob lynching, names being …

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Loving the Holy Prophet’s Family – An essential requirement of faith

WordForPeace.com  ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄ By virtue of their relationship with Him, Allah the Almighty has accorded great status to the family of the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu alaihi wa sallam).Allah Most High has ordered one and all to love the Prophet’s Family through the Holy Quran:  Say: I do not ask for any recompense for this (preaching the faith in Prophethood), but (seek) …

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Human Rights Violations by Pakistan in PoJK: Five Forgotten Facts

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk Pakistan Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (PoJK) comprises of two areas: the so-called “Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)” and “Gilgit Baltistan (GB)”, which Pakistan had illegally occupied through armed action in 1947. Pakistan has kept the people of this region guessing on their status. As a constitutional entity, the so-called “AJK” is unique. It has been given the …

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Sindhu created history by becoming the first-ever Indian to claim a gold medal in the BWF World Championships

WordForPeace.com Edit Desk The ace Indian badminton player, P.V. Sindhu, deserves to be lauded for winning the Badminton World Championships in Switzerland. In the past, she won two silver and two bronze medals. But this time, in the final, she left no room for mistakes. She dominated her Japanese counterpart, Nozomi Okuhara, in straight sets 21-7, 21-7. The score lines …

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