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Media influences support for anti-Muslim action

New York : Media plays an important role in its coverage of portraying Muslims as terrorists, says a study.

Exposure to news stories which are anti-Muslim in nature was driving people's attitudes and perception that Muslims are inherently violent, the study said.

A series of studies conducted by the researchers from the Iowa State University in the US have predicted more support for the presidential candidates taking a strong anti-Muslim stand.

Jamia Alumni meet held at UAE

By TCN News,

Dubai: Jamia Millia Islamia Alumni meet is successfully held at UAE which was attended by some of the well-established Alumni from India and Middle East, within varied domains of Business, Corporate, Diplomacy & Governance / Politics.

Vice president meets sultan of Brunei

New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday met Sultan of Brunei Hassanlal Bolkiah in the southeast Asian nation's capital Bandar Seri Begawan.

“A bond of friendship with Brunei. VP Ansari meets Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Crown Prince Al Muhtadee Billah,” external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted along with photographs.

Ansari left New Delhi on Monday on a five-day visit to Brunei and Thailand.

This is the first visit by an Indian vice president to Brunei and will be the first in 50 years to Thailand.

19 years and counting: the tale of Naseema Begum’s wait for her missing husband

In the second of the five personal stories of half widows, Raqib Hameed Naik narrates the story of Naseema Dar.

Tengpora (Srinagar): On April 19, 1997, the Dar family of Mumin Abad, Tengpora, Srinagar, had had a tiring day. It was the second day of Eid-al-Adha, after visiting neighbours and relatives, the family of Razzaq Dar decided to call it an early day and his son, 34-year-old Mehraj-ud-din Dar, followed his father’s orders.

Abbas welcomes and backs French peace initiative

Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US Secretary of State John Kerry that it is important to back the French initiative for holding an international conference for peace in the Middle East.

A report published by the Palestinian state-run news agency (WAFA) quoted Nabil Abu Rdineh, an aide to President Abbas as saying that Kerry telephoned Abbas, who is currently in Amman, Xinhua reported.

Abu Rdineh stated to Wafa that the telephone conversation between the two men focused on the French initiative.

Indian Social Forum urges youths to prevent killing of Gandhism

By TCN News,

Dammam: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary, Indian Social Forum has called upon Indian youths to work towards preventing principles of Gandhi and to fulfill his dream of comprehensive welfare state.

Indian Social Forum (ISF) is an independent organization of the Indian Diaspora that works for their well-being through social welfare activities. The forum works with the vision to enlighten the Indian expatriates on the importance of unity and to encourage them to contribute in the nation building process.

No marriage law for Hindus in Pakistan: Daily

Islamabad : There is no marriage law for the millions of Hindus living in Pakistan, a leading daily said on Friday, noting that this "legal vacuum naturally creates a multitude of issues for Pakistani Hindus, especially the women".

An editorial "Hindu marriage bill" in Dawn on Friday said that while many politicians are quick to issue public statements about the rights of minorities in Pakistan, when it comes to taking practical steps to secure these rights, there is very little to show.

Iran doesn't wish to attack, invade any country: Rouhani

Rome: Iran does not intend to attack, invade or interfere in the affairs of any country, its president Hassan Rouhani has said, asserting that his country was a bedrock in the conflict-wracked Middle East.

"Iran is the safest most stable country in the whole region, a country that doesn't intend to attack, invade or meddle in the affairs of any state," Rouhani told a business forum in Rome.

Iran would defend itself forcefully but with "reliable rules" and would never breach its international commitments, he said.

IMRC provides blankets and warm clothes to 1,200 families in north India

By TCN News

Bihar: Following a sharp dip in temperature, Indian Muslim Relief & Charities (IMRC) , a US-based relief organisation, has started the distribution of blankets and warm clothes across various cities and villages in different states of Northern India.

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अमरीकी संस्था ने उत्तर भारत के 1200 परिवारों को गर्म कपड़े और कम्बल बांटे

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बिहार/ झारखंड/ उत्तर प्रदेश: सर्दियों का मौसम आने के बाद और तापमान में अचानक भारी गिरावट आने के बाद अमरीकी संस्था इन्डियन मुस्लिम रिलीफ़ एंड चैरीटीज़ यानी IMRC ने उत्तर भारत के भिन्न-भिन्न राज्यों में कम्बल और गर्म कपड़ों के वितरण की मुहिम शुरू की है.

इस कठिन मौसम में बिहार, झारखंड और उत्तर प्रदेश के 1200 परिवारों को कम्बल और 300 परिवारों को गर्म कपड़े IMRC ने बांटे हैं.

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