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30 Death Sentenced in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo recently handed death sentence to thirty people after clashes between two rival Muslim factions. What happened? On the Islamic holiday of Eid, that mark the end of Ramadan month, two Muslim groups clashed in front of the Martyrs stadium in the city of Kinshasa. The fight was over the right ..

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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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UAE allows cohabitation of unmarried couples, relaxes Islamic laws

On November 7, 2020, the United Arab Emirates announced major changes to its Islamic laws. It includes loosening of alcohol restrictions, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate and loosening criminalization of honour killings. Key Highlights Previously the users had to purchase license for liquor and to have alcohol at homes. The new rule now allows Muslims ..

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Eid-Al Adha or Greater Eid is being celebrated across the world

Eid-Al Adha or Greater Eid is being celebrated by the Muslims worldwide today in order to commemorate the obedience of the Prophet Ibrahim when he submitted to the will of Allah and agreed to sacrifice his son Ismail. Millions of Muslims across the globe come together to celebrate this festival of sacrifice. Significance This is ..

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Veteran Poet Gulzar Dehlvi passed away after recovering from COVID-19

The Veteran Urdu poet Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi passed away after recovering from COVID-19 in less than a week. He was 93. Highlights Mr Gulzar tested positive for COVID-19 early June, 2020. He returned home after recovering from the infection. However, due to his age, the infection left him weak and he died of ..

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