Dineshwar Sharma calls on CM, Guv

Dineshwar Sharma calls on CM, Guv

JAMMU: Government of India’s special representative, Dineshwar Sharma, who reached here on a four-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, called on Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. During the meeting, Sharma briefed the Chief Minister about the schedule of deliberations during his stay here. Sharma also held discussions with Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan for […]

Trial by Media

Trial by Media

In a liberal democracy, the individual, his/her rights – are sacrosanct. Among these rights is the right to free speech which can be interpreted symbolically, figuratively, metaphorically and by the act of locution or speech itself. But, it would appear that there is a rather restrictive and constrained definition of this right in India as […]

Prophet Muhammad (SAW): The Qur’an Personified

Prophet Muhammad (SAW): The Qur’an Personified

By Ashraf Amin The guiding manual of Islam- Al Qur’an- was revealed in the full light of the history to Muhammad(SAW), the Final Messenger. He acted upon and emulated the teachings of the Qur’an so much so that he is referred to as “The Living Quran” or “The Quran Personified”. Now, the Qur’an addresses man, […]

Mawlānā Wahiduddin Khan`s English Translation of the Quran: An Introduction

By Abid Qayoom Mir Mawlānā Wahiddudin Khan, an Indian Muslim scholar, was born on 1st January 1925, in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. The Mawlānā has authored many books to present message of the Islam. Apart from his books, he has also done a translation of the Quran. “The Qur’an” (without the Qur’ānic text in Arabic) which […]

Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of custodian assets

Mehbooba asks for scientific mapping of custodian assets

JAMMU: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday asked the Custodian Department to undertake mapping of its assets through scientific means including Geo tagging to protect these on a long-term basis. Chairing a review meeting of the Department here, the Chief Minister regretted that the assets of the Department have got encroached in the past and directed […]

On JRL call, JKLF stages sit-in protest in Srinagar

On JRL call, JKLF stages sit-in protest in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: On the call of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) staged a sit-in protest in Lalchowk against the forces excesses in north, south Kashmir and in solidarity with ailing leaders lodged Delhi jails. In a press statement, JKLF spokesperson said ‘that atrocities and military oppression in southern and northern districts of […]

Tasaduq Mufti advocates health insurance cover for poor

Tasaduq Mufti advocates health insurance cover for poor

JAMMU: Coordinator Chief Ministers Grievances Cell, Tasaduq Hussain Mufti Friday suggested department of Health & Medical Education to consider devising an health insurance policy on the analogy of Rashtriya Swasth Bima Yojana (RSBY). The official handout said that it will help poor patients to bear expenses on account of their treatment for serious ailments in […]

Hasina executing Islamists to appease India: Geelani

Hasina executing Islamists to appease India: Geelani

SRINAGAR: Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Geelani on Friday expressed his deep shock and concern over Bangladesh Supreme Court’s death penalty verdict to six Jama’at-e- Islami leaders, saying the country’s government “has invited the wrath of Allah by killing the innocent Muslim scholars and intellectuals”. In a statement, Geelani said due to India’s influence in […]

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