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'Anti-gay' British Islamic cleric leaves Australia

Sydney : A British Muslim cleric who believed death is a compassionate sentence for gay people, has had his Australian visa cancelled and left the country, officials said on Wednesday.

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said he decided to revoke Sekaleshfar's visa, known for his speech given in the US in 2013, saying gays should be killed "out of compassion" in certain cases.

"It will be very difficult, if not impossible, for him to return back to our country," Dutton told Sky News.

Indian-American Muslims strongly condemn terrorist attack on civilians in Florida

By TCN News

Members of the Association of Indian Muslims of America (AIM) unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the horrible terrorist attack on civilians in a social club in Orlando, Florida on June 11 by a terrorist who happened to be Muslim.

Surviving in the worst: The tale of widow Rohingya refugees living in Jammu

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net,

Jammu: Three weeks ago, Tahira Begum, 25 a Rohingya refugee along with her husband and two kids, was living a harsh, but acceptable life in a one-room rented Jhuggi (hut) in Karyani Talab area of Narwal Jammu, where like her, hundreds of other Rohingya refugees live thus giving the area a pseudonym of refugee colony.

संघ की छांव में जलता मध्य प्रदेश

जावेद अनीस

मध्य प्रदेश वह सूबा है जहां संघ परिवार अपने शुरुआती दौर में ही दबदबा बनाने में कामयाब रहा है. इस प्रयोगशाला में संघ ने सामाजिक स्तर पर अपनी गहरी पैठ बनाने में सफल रहा है और मौजूदा परिदृश्य में हर तरह से हावी है.

Obama's Ramadan message includes swipe at Trump

Washington : US President Barack Obama issued a message extending best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world at the start of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

"For many, this month is an opportunity to focus on reflection and spiritual growth, forgiveness, patience and resilience, compassion for those less fortunate, and unity across communities," he said in the message issued on Sunday evening.

Modi offers Ramadan greetings to world Muslims

Herat (Afghanistan) : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended warmest Ramadan greetings to the world's 1.7 billion Muslims as the month of fasting begins next week.

"My warmest greetings to the people of Afghanistan and all Muslims across the world for the holy month of Ramadan," Modi said in Hindi at the end of his English speech in the third largest city of Afghanistan.

Modi's Ramadan greetings come days before the Muslim holy month begins either on June 7 or 8 -- subject to the appearance of the new moon.

This Ramzan, be a good husband: Say No to domestic abuse

By Asma -Nama

I know, it must sound odd to you.

A woman giving a piece of advice to men?

What’s more, asking them to be good husbands?

(Aren’t we already)

Charity, reading and pondering over the Creator’s words, visiting relations, etc. are few of the things we generally do in Ramzan.

What about being a Good Husband?

(But….)

Yes, but. You work hard and bring home a salary. Yes, you pick up the children from school. But are you a good husband?

(What else can we do?)

No Muslims should engage in birth control: Erdogan

Ankara : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that no Muslim family should adopt birth control measures, stressing that his country's population will grow

"I am saying this clearly, we will increase our posterity and reproduce generations. As for population planning or birth control, no Muslim family can engage in such a mentality," EFE news quoted Erdogan as saying.

Speaking to the Service for Youth and Education Foundation of Turkey, Erdogan emphasised, "we will follow the road that my God and dear Prophet (Mohammed) says."

IMRC starts online donation drive to feed the poor during Ramadan

By TCN News

California: US-based organisation Indian Muslim Relief & Charities (IMRC) will conduct a ‘Ramadan Feeding Program’ to ensure that the poor and needy are given food in grains package which includes items such as wheat flour, lentils, oil, salt, chilli, other more and hot meals.

IMRC will attempt to reach out in the rural and slum areas of India so they can enjoy Ramadan with a meal for suhoor (meal at dawn time), Iftaar (ritual of breaking fast in evening) and Eid.

Muslim ban was 'just a suggestion', says Trump

Washington : Republican party's presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump has demoted his proposed Muslim immigration ban to a mere "suggestion".

In a radio interview with Fox News' on Wednesday, Trump softened his call to temporarily prohibit Muslims from entering the US.

"We have a serious problem. It’s a temporary ban. It hasn’t been called for yet. Nobody’s done it. This is just a suggestion until we find out what’s going on,” Trump said.

But Trump did not mince words in linking Muslims to the proliferation of terrorism around the world, Politico reported.

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