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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) Leaders of different faiths welcome Hajis at Kolkata Airport

WordForPeace.com For the first time in India the Haj pilgrims were welcomed by people from different faiths. Today morning when the flight from Jeddah carrying the Haj pilgrims arrived at the Kolkata International airport the Hajis were given a warm welcome by not just the people from the State Haj Committee but also 5 members from the All Faith Forum. …

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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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Social media: New ways of extremist indoctrination سوشل میڈیا : تباہی کے دلچسپ اورنئے دہانے

WordForPeace.com عبد المعید ازہری آج پوری دنیا میں 246؍بلین صارفین انٹرنیٹ کے ذریعہ سوشل میڈیا سے جڑے ہو ئے ہیں۔ ہندوستان میں انٹرنیٹ کے صارفین کی تعداد تقریباً 460؍ملین ہے۔ جس میں سے 196؍ملین ہندوستانی سوشل میڈیا جیسے کہ فیس بک، واٹس اپ ایپ، ٹویٹر جیسے دوسرے پلیٹ فارم پر فعال ہیں۔ لیکن گذشتہ برسوں میں دوسرے سائنسی ایجادات کی …

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World Sufi Forum: International bodies must enact laws against disrespecting holy Prophets and sacred personalities

WordForPeace.com September 3, 2018 World Sufi Forum (WSF) wrote a letter to the UN Secretary, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), European Union (EU) and other international bodies to introduce laws against disrespecting holy Prophets and sacred personalities. This letter has been written in the wake of the recent failed plan to draw contemptuous cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad (peace …

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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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India, Pakistan to resume talks on Indus Water Treaty – Word for Peace

WordForPeace.com The first bilateral engagement of India and Pakistan, since Imran Khan became the prime minister is expected to take place in Lahore on Tuesday. Indian commission led by P.K. Saxena will reach Lahore through Wagah border on Tuesday, and will meet Pakistan Commissioner for Indus Water Syed Mehr Ali Shah. The last meeting of the commissions was held in …

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JMI one step more towards Digital India and women empowerment; Institutional Digital Repository (IDR) and separate reading room for girls inaugurated

WordForPeace.com A new reading room exclusively for girl students has been inaugurated today in Dr Zakir Husain Library Annex, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). The facility has been extended following request from a large number of girl students to  the DSW and the University Librarian of the university. This new 120 plus capacity reading room has been provided with all necessary facilities. Inauguration of …

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