Environment

Bihar Chief Minister Pays Tributes To Hazrat Imam Hussain

WordForPeace.com Patna: On the eve of the mourning of Muharram, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday urged the people of the state to draw inspiration from Hazrat Imam Hussain and his associates who had attained martyrdom in Karbala. In a solemn tribute to Hazrat Imam Hussain and the 72 martyrs, Mr Kumar said “they shall always be remembered for their …

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Nicaragua to expel United Nations team after critical report

WordForPeace.com Guillermo Fernandez Maldonado, chief of the UN’s human rights mission in Nicaragua, said in a news conference Friday that he and his team would leave the country Saturday. The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expelling a United Nations human rights team two days after the body published a report blaming it for the violent repression of opposition …

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(India) Catholic priest surprises Muslims speaking at Kerala mosque

WordForPeace.com Vechoor: For a change, a Catholic priest in Kerala chose a mosque to deliver his sermon. Father Joseph (Sanu) Puthussery on August 31 visited the Juma Masjid at Vechoor in Kottayam district during Jum’ah (Friday prayers) and delivered a thanksgiving speech at the masjid prayer hall. The Muslims had fed the flood victims who had taken shelter at his church …

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UN human-rights council’s final verdict on Rohingyas

WordForPeace.com Aug 28th 2018 A year on from the start of the assault by Myanmar’s army on the Muslim Rohingya of Rakhine state, the UN human-rights council has finally issued its verdict. It is as damning as it is comprehensive. It is unequivocal about the fact there is fully enough evidence to try Burmese army commanders for the most serious …

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Deception in Gilgit Baltistan–‘Special rights’ have been curtailed–Word for Peace

WordForPeace.com A comparative analysis of the 2009 ad 2018 Orders indicates that the ‘special rights’ the people of Gilgit Baltistan enjoyed have been curtailed further.    For instance, the Legislative Power, according to the 2009 Order, was vested in the Gilgit Baltistan Council (though this was led by the Prime Minister of Pakistan, but also had representatives from Gilgit Baltistan) …

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Mosque gives shelter to Hindu families displaced by Kerala floods

WordForPeace.com Sending a message of communal amity, a mosque in Kerala’s Malappuram district has provided shelter and food to several Hindu families displaced by the massive floods, while groups of Muslim men have assisted in cleaning two Hindu shrines affected by the deluge. The Juma Masjid, located at Akampadam in Chaliyar village in northern Malappuram, has virtually turned into a …

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البيئة والطبعية:كيف يسلم الناس من المشقة On man and environmental protection

WordForPeace.com معلوم لدى الجميع بل أن الاسلام قد اهتم واعتبربشأن البيئة إعتبارا تاما واهتماما اكتراثيا. ولقد خلق الله عز وجل هذه الكائنات كلها كما يقول تعالى شأنه ‘الله الذي خلق السماوات والارض’ ولذا لما شكل الله تعالى الدستور الكامل لعباده والقوانين لمخلوقاته جعله على حيثية إعتبار بالبيئة والطبعية. وقد خلق الله السكان في هذه التربة أن يشكر الله ويعبده بأحسن …

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Slaughtering cattle in the public streets during Eid is a sin if it hurts people, Egyptian religious authorities

WordForPeace.com Egypt spoke against the outdoor, utterly unhygienic animal slaughter in streets. Slaughtering cattle in the public streets during Eid is a sin as it hurts people. Quran and sayings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) warned against hurting others, says the religious authorities in Egypt…… CAIRO, Egypt – Faced with scenes of blood flowing in rubbish-strewn roads and of streets littered …

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Five contributions Vajpayee made to India’s national security

WordForPeace.com As accolades, outpourings of emotion and affection from both sides of the divide, within and beyond the borders, flow freely, Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contributions, buried in the daily drivel of breaking news, fed over the years, have re-emerged to provide a collective glimpse of his achievements. Amongst the many that will deservedly make the list, Vajpayee’s contributions to national …

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