Islam, Kochi
May 03, 2018
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Institutionalise Zakat is Need of the Hour, International Zakat Conference

KOCHI: The three days International Zakat Conference, which concluded with the aim of promoting Zakat, seeks strategic and sustainable partnership in social progress. Apart from the liability of the believers, the conference urged that there was a need to create infrastructure, create jobs, and formulate programs for poverty alleviation through Zakat. The conference also decided […]

Important, Islam, Kerala, News
January 17, 2018
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Congress and IUML Slams Decision to Stop Subsidy for Haj

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Congress and IUML in Kerala came out against the Centre’s decision to stop subsidy for Haj pilgrims from this year. Kerala PCC President M M Hassan said the decision was the latest example of the Centre’s “enmity” towards the minority community and asked it to retract its decision. The decision to stop subsidy […]

Important, Islam, Nation, News
January 17, 2018
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‘No Haj Subsidy, Funds to be Spent on Education’

NEW DELHI: Reiterating that the Haj subsidy has been scrapped, the Union government on Tuesday said the focus would now be on the socio-economic empowerment of minority women and that the ruling NDA would be seeking passage of the Bill criminalising instant talaq in the Parliament during the upcoming Budget session. Committing to spend the […]

Important, Islam, Nation, News
January 05, 2018
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Stalemate Continues Over Triple Talaq Bill, Govt-Opp Clash in RS

NEW DELHI: The fate of the contentious triple talaq bill continued to hang in a balance on the penultimate day of the winter session of Parliament today, with the Rajya Sabha witnessing a rancorous debate between the government and the opposition over whether to refer it to a Select Committee. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley contended […]

Important, Islam, Kerala, Religions
December 07, 2017
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Hijab-Clad Muslim Girls ‘shamed’ for Flash-mob Dance

MALAPPURAM: The Kerala Women Commission on Wednesday registered a case against unnamed people who ‘shamed’ three hijab-clad Muslim girls for performing in a flash-mob organised by the medical department on December 1 on the occasion of Worlds Aids Day. Registering a suo motu case, the commission also directed the cyber wing of the police to […]

Important, Islam, Nation
December 06, 2017
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U.P. Becomes First State to Endorse Centre’s Triple Talaq Draft Bill

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh has become the first State to endorse the Central government’s draft bill that makes instant triple talaq a cognisable and non-bailable offence. The draft law, which provides for three-year imprisonment and a fine to a man trying to divorce his wife by uttering “talaq” three times, got the State government’s approval at […]

Islam, Religions
September 17, 2016
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Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama-ath Observes Eid Ul Azha

KOCHI: Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’ath celebrated Eid-ul-Azha on Monday, the District Ameer P.K. Shahul Hameed Sahi b informed. Special Eid prayers was observed during the occasion in various mosques in the District. Eid prayers at Masjid Umar, St.Benedict Road, Ernakulam North, Masjid Mahmood at Palluruthy, Ahmadiyya Muslim Masjid at Fort Kochi, Masjid Huda at Airapuram and […]

Islam, Kochi
August 10, 2016
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Patients Treated to a Bouquet of Old Melodies at Biennale Weekly Show

KOCHI: Recreating hit songs from old Malayalam movies was the task singers Kalabhavan Ambili and Suresh Krishnan fulfilled as they shared a common stage at the130th‘Arts and Medicine’ weekly music show at the Government General Hospital here. The singers rendered14 songs from the bygone era of Malayalam movies, transporting the audience into a world of […]