Islam Current Affairs, GK & News

Assam’s Bill to abolish State-run Madrassas

The Assam Government recently tabled a bill that will abolish all the state-run Madrassas and will convert them into schools from April 1, 2021. The bill is called Assam Repealing Bill, 2020. Key Features of the Bill The bill will abolish two existing acts namely, The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995. Assam Madrassa Education ..

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WHO Guidelines for Ramadan Practices

The World Health Organisation has released guidelines to be followed for celebration of Ramadan in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Ramadan Ramadan is a religious occasion in Islamism and one of the Five Pillars of Islamism. It is a month long observance of fasting, prayer, community and reflection. It commemorates the first revelation ..

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Government calls for self-reporting by attendees of the Tablighi Jamaat event

More than 200 people out of the 4,000 people who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi have tested positive for COVID-19. The government has asked the attendees to self-report to contain the sudden spike in cases. About Tablighi Jamaat The Tablighi Jamaat is a proselytising movement that literally means ‘a society for spreading ..

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Islamic State claims responsible for Gunmen attack in Sikh Gurudwara, Kabul

On March 25, 2020, 11 people were killed in a terror attack that targeted a “Dharmashala” in Kabul. The Dharamshala is reported to have sizeable number of Hindu and Sikh minorities. The Islamic State Organization has claimed to take responsibility to the attack. Highlights Around 150 were praying in the Gurudwara when it was attacked. ..

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Bangladesh bans Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’

The Government of Bangladesh has banned the Islamist outfit ‘Allar Dol’ because it poses threat to public safety and security. It is the 9th Islamist group to be banned for extremism and militancy in Bangladesh.The Allah’r Dol was formed in 1995 with the aim to establish Caliphate through armed struggle. In 2004, it merged with banned ..

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