Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Pathan who saved Pathra’s temples

“Bash on.” That’s probably what Yeasin Pathan says to himself when he wakes up every morning. You just can’t miss his never-say-die attitude when you meet the frail 66-year-old. How else do you explain the grit of a Class IX dropout, and a devout Muslim, who has been crusading for the conservation of 34 temples for the last 42 years? …

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Syncretic Culture in Bengal Brings Muslims and Hindus Together

By Nousheen Baba, WordForPeace.com   Recently an NGO named ‘Know Your Neighbour’ took the initiative of organising a small programme based on communal harmony and religious diversity on the holy eve of Ashtami in a Pandal. The first of its kind where one could witness the burqa wearing girls and skull capped men in numbers inside a Puja Pandal. There are Muslims …

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Minhaj Interfaith’s Milad-un-Nabi ﷺ celebration with Cancer patients

MIWF Team visited Noori Hall , Parel and conducted a welfare event for Cancer patients. More than 150 patients benefited from this event which was held in collaboration with Cancare foundation. Maulana Ali Muhammad started the event with recitation of Holy Quran and said that the true spirit of Mawlid is to serve humanity and look after the poor.He said …

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Remembering Guru Nanak: Word For Peace

Prof. M M Verma During the multifarious activities, including colourful and celebrative programs in the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, let’s also focus on his revolutionary teachings. Nanak got revelation at 27 and raised his finger to pronounce: Na ko Hindu, na ko Musalman (There is the same divine spark in every man). Nanak overly supported human equality, gender …

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MHA sets deadline of Nov 30 for PoJK, March 31 for WP refugees’ relief

‘Fulfill formalities for free flow of funds’ High-level delegation reviews PMDP Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, Nov 10: A high-level delegation of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs deputed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP) with top officers of concerned Departments of Jammu and Kashmir, which were executing projects under Rs 80,068 crore worth Plan approved …

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Muslim voices lead new UK asylum calls for persecuted Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi

Prominent British Muslim voices, including three Imams, have led new calls for the UK to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman recently acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan. In a letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid, they urge him ‘to make a clear and proactive statement that Britain would welcome a request for sanctuary here.’ The signatories add that they are …

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Pope Francis thanks Lebanon for welcoming refugees

Vatican City, Nov. 20, 2018: Speaking to a delegation from the Maronite Catholic Church, Pope Francis thanks Lebanon for welcoming over a million refugees and for maintaining a balance between Christians and Muslims. Pope Francis addressed the Maronite Foundation and a delegation of Authorities from Lebanon on Nov.19. In brief remarks, Pope Francis jokingly compared the numerous group of people …

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Kuwait may grant citizenship to non-Muslims

Manama: Non-Muslims could be granted the Kuwaiti citizenship if two proposals approved by the parliamentary legal and legislative committee is supported by the parliament and the government. The proposals submitted separately by MP Safa Al Hashem and by MPs Ahmad Fadhl and Khalid Al Shatti called for amending the 1959 citizenship law to allow the granting the Kuwaiti citizenship to …

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Kashmir’s Shah-e-Hamadan and his religious philosophy-Word for Peace

Kashmir’s Shah-e-Hamadan and his religious philosophy-Word for Peace Binish Qadri, WordForPeace.com Jammu and Kashmir is highly indebted to Shah-e-Hamadan as far as the development of Islam in the first place, and the development of art and culture in the second place is concerned. He wrote Risala-i-Wujudiyssya, an area for the justification of that principle along with two notes and commentaries on the greatest …

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