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Extraditing Fathullah Gulen Would Betray Pluralistic Values

Extraditing dissident Islamist cleric Fethullah Gulen to Turkey would be a betrayal of American values and should be permanently off the table. President Trump says that handing over Gulen to Turkey is not under consideration “at this point.” That’s not good enough. NBC News reported on Nov. 15 that administration officials were considering Turkey’s request to extradite Gulen, who has …

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Religious organizations must address global challenges: Jain Muni

By Matters India reporter Kathmandu, Dec. 2, 2018: Kathmandu — Religious leaders and social organizations must address global current challenges, and have budget for peace initiatives, a Jain religious leader told the Asia-Pacific Leadership Summit being held in Kathmandu. Ambassador of Peace Acharya Lokesh Muni from New Delhi also on November 30 said that “religious and social organizations have significant …

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India’s young Muslims are taking the IAS, IPS route to get a share of power

Despite being almost 15% of population, Muslims have been underrepresented in the civil services. But Muslim officers insist the system is fair to them. New Delhi: A few months ago, 24-year-old Tayyab Pathan moved to Delhi from Marathwada in Maharashtra to prepare for the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam. A bright mechanical engineer, Pathan got a cushy college placement, but …

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Naghma’atul Asra’ar fi Moqamaatil Abra’ar A Review By: Md. Shahbaz Alam

Naghma’atul Asra’ar fi Moqamaatil Abra’ar (Mysterious songs on the high ranks of pious persons) a greatest poetic masterpiece (Masnavi) created by Sheikh Abu Saeed Shah Ehsanullah Mohammadi Safwi. It is one of the best known and most influential works made by him. Sheikh Abu Saeed is a great Sufi, spiritual poet, preacher, reformer and peace maker of the current era. …

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Kerala’s Jamiya award Chishty for Soical Harmony work

02/12/2018 Chishty Foundation Head Office Ajmer Sharif Award for Excellence in Social Harmony conferred on Haji Syed Salman Chishty – Gaddi Nashin – Dargah Ajmer Sharif – Khuddam e Khawaja Gharib Nawaz(ra) Chairman – Chishty Foundation In a large gathering to commororate the 25th Year Silver Jublee Declaration Ceremony of the Jamia Hasaniya Islamia and Cordova International School based in …

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In J&K, Sikh girl donates kidney to Muslim friend

In a noble gesture, a Jammu based Sikh girl has won hearts after she decided to donate one of her kidneys to a Muslim friend from Rajouri district of Jammu region. A photograph of Manjot in a black dress and Samreena in white, PIc source: Facebook A resident of Udhampur in Jammu, Manjot Singh Kohli, 23, is set to lose …

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Kartarpur corridor: Faith rekindles spark of hope at foundation stone ceremony

The foundation stone of the Pakistan side of the – Corridor was laid on Tuesday by Pakistan PM Imran Khan. The corridor is expected to be completed in six months and will facilitate visa-free movement of Sikh pilgrims to the Nankana Sahib Gurdwara in Kartarpur. Sikh devotees have been demanding the corridor for the past seven decades. However, the event …

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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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