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7,000 Hindus wrongly documented as Muslims in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur : A task force of non-governmental organisations in Malaysia has said that some 7,000 Hindus living in the country are wrongly classified as Muslims on their national identity cards, the media reported on Tuesday.

Malaysia Hindu Sangam president Mohan Shan told The Malaysian Insider that the problem was widespread throughout Peninsular Malaysia and involved mostly practising Hindus from the lower income group who are documented as Muslims.

India's crackdown on dissent may stall reforms, says NYT

Washington : Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government and its political allies of trying to silence dissent, the New York Times Tuesday suggested that it may stall progress on economic reforms.

"India is in the throes of a violent clash between advocates of freedom of speech and the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its political allies on the Hindu right determined to silence dissent," it said in an editorial.

Shabnum Wani: A Half widow who feels betrayed by both the Government and the Court

In the last of the five personal stories of half widows, Raqib Hameed Naik narrates the story of Shabnum Wani.

Bemina (Srinagar): On July, 6 1997, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar was simmering with intense heat. However, this also meant that marriages and ring ceremonies, which Kashmiri families usually avoid organising in winters due to the bone-chilling cold, were on in full swing.

Delivering lecture at Jamia IMRC Founder presses for ‘Philanthropy works’

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Sharing his enormous experience of social works and philanthropy in India, Manzoor Ghori, founder and Executive Director of US-based Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) urged gathering at Jamia Millia Islamia to participate in philanthropy works across India.

The Department of Social Works, Jamia Millia Islamia on Wednesday hosted a program where Ghori delivered a lecture on ‘Indian Muslims, Social Work and Philanthropy’.

Hyderabad to host international seminar on Prophet Muhammed

Hyderabad : An international seminar on the life and ways of Prophet Muhammed will be held here from February 21 to February 23.

Eminent Islamic scholars from across the country and also from countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will participate in the three-day seminar.

All India Muslim Personal Law Board president, Maulana Syed Mohammed Rabey Nadwi will inaugurate the seminar is being organized by Al Mahadul Aali Al Islami (Institute for research and specialisation in Islamic sciences), Hyderabad.

Indian-Americans condemn action against JNU students

By TCN News

New York (USA): Leading Indian American advocacy organisations have condemned the recent suppression of student protests and violation of civil rights at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Controversy erupted on account of the arrest of the University’s student body's president Kanhaiya Kumar in an open abuse of sedition laws. Evidence has emerged that anti-India slogans were actually raised by Hindutva affiliate student body ABVP, in a brazen attempt at framing the students.

IMRC की मुहिम : दस विदेशी डॉक्टरों के साथ भारत के गांवों तक पहुंचेगी स्वास्थ्य सेवाएं

By TCN News

लखनऊ: भारत के कोनों-कोनों तक पहुंचकर राहत कार्य करने वाली अमरीका संस्था इन्डियन मुस्लिम रिलीफ एंड चैरीटीज़ यानी IMRC के सातवें सालाना स्वास्थ्य जागरूकता अभियान में इस साल अमरीका के १० चिकित्सक शिरकत करेंगे. 20 फरवरी से 6 मार्च तक होने वाला यह अभियान लखनऊ, हैदराबाद और केरल में आयोजित होगा.

इन दस डाक्टरों में महिला रोग, शिशु रोग, सर्जरी, जनरल मेडिसिन के साथ अलग-अलग क्षेत्रों के विशेषज्ञ शामिल हैं.

Picked up from an Army ‘crackdown’, never to return: Dilshada Begum’s 23-year search for her husband continues

In the fourth of the five personal stories of half widows, Raqib Hameed Naik narrates the story of Dilshada Begum.

UAE creates ministry of happiness, tolerance

Dubai : United Arab Emirates Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum announced on Wednesday the new Cabinet appointments, with two new portfolios on happiness and tolerance.

Sheikh Mohammed made the announcement on his Twitter account, two days after he revealed plans to restructure the UAE Cabinet and to outsource most government services to the private sector.

Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qasimi, so far minister of international cooperation and development, was appointed minister of state for tolerance, a newly created government function.

Muslims lack rationale to oppose decriminalization of Homosexuality

By Sheikh Khurshid Alam,

The decriminalization of Section 377 by the Delhi High Court in the Naz Foundation case had drawn mixed reactions in 2010 across all over India. For some it was a ray of hope towards a life free from constant fear of being pushed behind the bars and for some it was another opportunity to get into the limelight by joining protest marches against homosexuality, gay marriages and moral corruption in society.

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