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Muslims have the lowest rate of enrolment in higher education in India

Despite almost trebling in the decade ending 2010 – from 5.2% to 13.8% – the rate of Muslim enrolment in higher education trailed the national figure of 23.6% and that of other backward classes (22.1%) and scheduled castes (18.5%). Scheduled tribes lagged Muslims by 0.5%. The rate of enrolment is a measure of the number of enrolments in higher education, ... Read More »

Italy: Muslims demand Italy recognizes more mosques

ROME (AA): Hundreds of Muslims prayed in front of Rome’s Colosseum on Friday in protest at the closure of unofficial mosques. They called on city authorities to protect their religious rights and demanded legal status for prayer rooms in a country where only a small number of mosques are officially registered. Francesco Terri, a spokesman for the Lazio Muslim Association, ... Read More »

Jammu Kashmir: Muslim-wide US ban as Indian Muslim athletes barred

SRINAGAR, Jammu Kashmir (AA): Two Indian Muslim athletes were denied visas to the U.S. on Tuesday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s entry ban on people from seven Muslim states. Abid Khan and Tanveer Hussain, from the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir, are Indian passport holders. India is not on the list of banned nations. They had been invited to ... Read More »

Russia: Half of Russians oppose school headscarf ban

MOSCOW (AA): Half of Russians are in favor of lifting a headscarf ban in schools, according to a poll released Tuesday. The Russian Public Opinion Research Center survey found one in two supported lifting the ban while 37 percent believed it was “impossible” to do. Elena Mikhailova, director of special programs at the center, said a low level of awareness ... Read More »

Muslims Ban by Trump

Muslims Ban By US President Trump We have received the CAIR message about the US President about what is next for Muslims Non-Citizen & Immigrant. Please read carefully & take action: Important Information About the ‘Muslim Ban‘ Dear community members and friends. Like you, we only recently received the final, signed copies of President Trump’s Executive Orders targeting Muslims and ... Read More »

DAILY HADITH

DAILY HADITH-77   Narrated AbuHurayrah: The Prophet (peace_be_upon_him) said: Do not make your houses graves, and do not make my grave a place of festivity. But invoke blessings on me, for your blessings reach me wherever you may be. (Abu Dawud 10-2037) Read More »

Why do so many Muslim women find it hard to integrate in Britain?

As gender politics go, it was unquestionably a modest step, but in Bradford’s Carlisle business centre the development felt seismic. For five years Haniya had been striving to secure a job in digital marketing. It seemed not to matter that the 28-year-old had the qualifications, the aptitude, the ambition. Friends watched her confidence drain away. Haniya considered removing her hijab, ... Read More »

Thailand: Soldier killed, 3 injured in bomb attack in south

BANGKOK (AA): One soldier was killed and three others were injured Wednesday in an early morning explosion in Thailand’s Muslim majority south. The incident was the latest in a series of violent attacks in the insurgency-plagued region, although there has been a marked decrease in the level of violence in the last few years. Police Lieutenant-Colonel Shinawat Wetayakorn of Yala ... Read More »

Ghulam Nabi Azad condemns Jammu terror strike

New Delhi, Nov 30 : Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday condemned the terror strike on the army base in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir where seven army personnel were killed. “I pay my homage to the brave officers and soldiers who lost their lives in the attack. My heart goes out to their families ... Read More »

Knight Foundation reinvests in News University

Vicki Krueger is the Director of Interactive Learning and has been managing News University for 3 years and has been with the project for 10 years. Ten years ago, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation made an investment in e-learning at Poynter. Since then, News University has grown to more than 325,000 users in 200 countries and territories ... Read More »