Society

Mystic Mantra: Sibling revelry and rivalry

By Ghulam Rasool Dhelvi Exchanging gifts with siblings is an amazing way to strengthen ties and reduce rivalry between siblings.  Rakshabandhan is celebrated on the full moon day of Shravan — the fifth month of the luni-solar calendar. The bond between a brother and a sister is unique. It is full of love, unconditional support, camaraderie, fights and friendship. Our …

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Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) ; The Legendary Who Ignited a Community

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The history of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Sani (R) begun from his father Sheikh Usman who was one among the family series of Prophet Muhammed’s first disciple, Aboobacker Siddeeq (R). He was one of the chief Sultan in the Hamadan province of Iraq. However, Sheikh Usman, a very devout and reluctant to the material world, abandoned his kingship and traveled around …

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CM praises Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Dalai Lama’s statement on Islam

Says Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Leh would give boost to tourism   Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. Addressing a large gathering, the Chief Minister highlighted the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as the …

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Hindu and Muslim wives want to swap kidneys to save their husbands

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Saira’s and Saroj’s blood groups didn’t match with their husbands’. They now need the Uttar Pradesh government’s nod. By Rajat Rai A native of Bareilly, 49-year-old Saroj went to a private hospital in Meerut to donate her kidney to her husband Lal Karan, who is a junior engineer in the local electricity department. Saira Bano (50), a native of Amroha district, …

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Art for Peace

Art for Peace Program

As Part of Peace Now and Forever Campaign Between Pakistan and India Date: 29th July 2017- Hyderabad A Report   The Peace Now & Forever Campaign is conceived with the objective of addressing the deteriorating relations between Pakistan and India and to provide platforms to enable common people and civil society to demand peace and condemn attempts at war mongering in …

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Leading Sikh body commemorates Muslim chief

Leading Sikh body commemorates Muslim chief

AMRITSAR: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday installed picture of Muslim chief Rai Kalha, shown receiving Ganga Sagar (pitcher) from 10th Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh at the Central Sikh Museum. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and Golden Temple head granthi Giani Jagtar Singh. The ninth descendent of Rai Kahla, Rai Azizullah Khan, who is the custodian …

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Live life to the fullest: the exciting nature of happiness

By Rashid Payota Let me begin with a real life instance that touched my inner-self:  Muad was an Egyptian boy who was born blind. He never complained of his physical illness but his utmost trust in the almighty enabled him to overcome his weakness. He memorized the holy Quran within a short span of time .during this period he had …

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Muslim intellectuals’ body for ban on cow slaughter

ALIGARH: A body of Muslim intellectuals today said it would extend full support to any proposal of the Centre for banning cow slaughter and declaring cow as the national animal. “Our organisation has passed a resolution welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent statement condemning the lynching of innocent people in the name of ‘gau raksha’ (cow protection) in different parts of the …

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Sufi organization in J&K spreads message of ‘love’ through poetry contest

The competition involved students from various schools across the valley

Kashmir society chairman asserted, there is a lot of hatred in the world, and the sole resolution to the problem is ‘love and affection’.  The competition involved students from various schools across the valley. (Photo: PTI/Representational) Srinagar: The Sufi organization in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) organised a poetry competition at a local school in Srinagar, to create awareness about humanity, brotherhood …

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