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    3 Mar 2019 |
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      By Arshad Shaikh Napoleon Bonaparte once said: “History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” All media – be it print, television, web and now social – records events, each in its own … More

Why Kashmir Burns?

The way we reacted to the Pulwama terror attack proves that we are still far away from being a mature nation. We need to teach our countrymen the difference between true patriotism and pseudo nationalism. Falling prey to sentimentalism and … More

AMU VC APPEAL FOR CALM

AMU Vice Chancellor Appeals for Calm

  Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor on February 19 appealed to the students to maintain calm and assured that he has taken up the matter with the appropriate authorities in the Government. “The Government authorities have … More

APPEAL FOR UNITY

Citizens Condemn Pulwama Terror Attack, Appeal for Unit...

A statement issued by concerned citizens like Teesta Setalvad, Irfan Engineer and Javed Anand condemned the terror attack in Pulwama and appealed for unity. The statements runs as under: “We, as citizens of Mumbai, a city that has been target … More

EGYPT-TURKEY RELATIONS

Won’t Meet Sisi until Inmates are Released: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will never meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi unless the latter releases prisoners. “I will never meet with such a person. First of all, he [al-Sisi] needs to release all prisoners with … More

ETHIO-ERITREAN CONFLICT

Current Ethio-Eritrean Love Story

By PROFESSOR MAZHAR QAIYUM The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is a secular sovereign state of East Africa and Africa’s second most populous country. Half of its total population (109,154,262) is Christian. The northern provinces of the country is predominated … More

NO TO JINGOISM

When a Former Justice Holds a Club (Danda) in His Hand

By M.S. Qais At the very outset, I must condemn in the severest terms the killing of over 40 of our CRPF jawans in Pulwama in Jammu on 14th February and extend my heartfelt condolence to the aggrieved families. So … More

OPEN LETTER

An Open Letter to Stake Holders of AMU

Dear Students, It has been a week that we are fighting against this fascist regime and local district administration after they have slapped false and fabricated sedition charges on14 students of AMU including me. I was not present in the … More

PEACE IN SOUTH ASIA

PIPFPD Calls for Peace in South Asia

Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace & Democracy (PIPFPD) has condemned the militant attack i Pulwama and appealed for peace in South Asia. PIPFPD statement on February 16 runs as under: “PIPFPD is shocked and saddened by the loss of … More

PERSONALITY

MAHER HATHOUT One of the Greatest Muslim Leadersof 20th...

By MOHAMMAD YACOOB Dr. Maher  Hathout, President of the Islamic Centre of Southern California, Los Angeles,  was invited by Pope Paul John II, who was visiting Los Angeles for two days – 15th and 16th September 1987 –  for an … More

CURRENT AFFAIRS

Pulwama an Exposure of Multiple Failures

Nation Needs the Answers to the Questions NaMo Asked His Predecessor By Syyed Mansoor Agha The horrendous incident of 14th February, killing 44 CRPF personnel on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Pulwama area has been widely denounced as ‘terror attack by … More

SOLIDARITY WITH KASHMIRIS

Rajasthan Civil Society Pledges Solidarity with Kashmir...

  By RAHEEM KHAN Human rights activists, former judges, lawyers, academics, artists, writers, and journalists held a joint Press Conference at Vinoba Gyan Mandir in Jaipur on 22 February, expressing concern over current victimisation (forced eviction of innocent Kashmiri students … More

HEALTHCARE

Beware! Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day could Dam...

  A new study, conducted by a Rutgers researcher, finds that smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage vision, a report said on February 19. The research was published in the journal Psychiatry Research. According to the Centres … More

INSIDE INDIA

INSIDE INDIA 3-mar-2019

CIC RULES EVMS ARE ‘INFORMATION’ UNDER RTI ACT An Electronic Voting Machine is “information” under the Right to Information Act and can be demanded by an applicant from the Election Commission of India on a payment of Rs 10, the … More

MUSLIM WORLD

MUSLIM WORLD 03-mar-2019

52 EGYPTIANS EXECUTED ON POLITICAL CHARGES Over the past five years, Egypt’s military coup authorities have executed 52 citizens who opposed the coup, a report said on February 22. They have been convicted in 13 political cases in special courts … More

READERS' PULSE

READERS' PULSE 03-mar-2019

Suicide Attack on CRPF men in Pulwama The terror attack on a CRPF bus in Pulwama on the Valentine’s Day that has killed more than 40 security personnel should be condemned.  My heartfelt condolences go to the bereaved family members … More