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Kuala Lumpur: At least 25 killed in fire at Islamic boarding school

Kuala Lumpur: At least 25 killed in fire at Islamic boarding school Afire at an Islamic boarding school for boys killed at least 24 people, most of them students, in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur on Thursday morning, officials said. Officials suspected an electrical short circuit caused the blaze that broke out in a top floor dormitory, where most ... Read More »

Boys ‘cried from barred windows’ as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

Boys ‘cried from barred windows’ as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia Ablaze at an Islamic boarding school in the Malaysian capital killed at least 23 people on Thursday, most of them teenage boys who cried for help from barred windows, officials and witnesses said. The fire broke out at around 5.40 a.m. in a top-floor dormitory in the ... Read More »

Yogi Government orders cut on existing holidays for Madrassas in UP, introduces 7 new holidays

Yogi Government orders cut on existing holidays for Madrassas in UP, introduces 7 new holidays After making it mandatory for the Madrassas to hold programs on National festivals, Yogi Government has made some major changes in the annual calendar. It has ordered the Madrassas to stay closed on festivals of other faith while reducing the previously granted ten discretionary holidays ... Read More »

Remembering Muhammad Ali: Explore some lesser-known facts about ‘The Greatest’

Remembering Muhammad Ali: Explore some lesser-known facts about ‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali, who was considered as one of the greatest heavyweights (a weight class in combat sports) in the history of professional boxing, passed away on June 3 at the age of 74. The three-time heavyweight boxing champion and an Olympic gold medallist was admitted to a hospital in Phoenix, ... Read More »

Triple talaq: How it affects lives of India’s 90 million Muslim women

Triple talaq: How it affects lives of India’s 90 million Muslim women Imagine living with the mental insecurity that years of your marital alliance can be ended just by the utterance of three words. That’s exactly what Indian Muslim women feel. India is home to world’s third-largest Muslim population which is governed by the Sharia or Islamic jurisprudence and this ... Read More »

Madrassas produce IAS officers, not terrorists: NCM chief

Madrassas produce IAS officers, not terrorists: NCM chief New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) The chairman of the National Commission for Minorities today dismissed Shia board chief Wasim Rizvis controversial “madrassas breed terrorists” remark, saying the Islamic institutions produced IAS officers, not militants. Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said it was a “laughable” remark made to earn a few brownie points from ... Read More »

Aimed to improve Muslim education, NCPCR engages with madarsas

Aimed to improve Muslim education, NCPCR engages with madarsas Aseries of consultations initiated by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has initiated a massive exercise of introspection on the state of Muslim basic educational institutions much known as madarsas of the country. The NCPCR, which as per the provisions of CPCR Act 2005 is mandated to delve ... Read More »

Congregation seeks withdrawal of Muslim women marriage bill

Congregation seeks withdrawal of Muslim women marriage bill Eds: Updating with fresh inputs) Patna, Apr 16 (PTI) A congregation of Muslim clerics and community members here has described the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 as the Centres “interference” in Sharia law and demanded its immediate withdrawal. The “Deen Bachao, Desh Bachao” conference was organised by the ... Read More »

Normalising ties with neighbours will bring peace in Pakistan: PM Imran

Normalising ties with neighbours will bring peace in Pakistan: PM Imran By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Aug 20 (PTI) Pakistan will work to have “best relations” with all its neighbours and hold talks to normalise ties as without it peace cannot be brought in the country, new Prime Minister Imran Khan has said in his maiden address to the nation. In ... Read More »

Muslim pilgrims mark final hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’

Muslim pilgrims mark final hajj rite with ‘Stoning of Devil’ For many, the pilgrimage, which runs five days and which all Muslims must perform at least once in a lifetime if physically and financially able, has been a lifelong dream. World Bulletin / News Desk In stifling heat, a Saudi security guard sprayed Muslim pilgrims with water as they advanced ... Read More »