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In Amroha, police have issued ‘red card’ notices to 1,200 local residents.

Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow | Published: September 19, 2018 3:33:36 am In Amroha, police have issued ‘red card’ notices to 1,200 local residents. The police in four districts of western Uttar Pradesh — Amroha, Rampur, Sambhal and Bareilly — have issued ‘red cards’ to people who they suspect …

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Lucknow: ‘Troublemakers’ given ‘red cards’ for Muharram processions

Written by Manish Sahu | Lucknow | Published: September 19, 2018 3:33:36 am In Amroha, police have issued ‘red card’ notices to 1,200 local residents. The police in four districts of western Uttar Pradesh — Amroha, Rampur, Sambhal and Bareilly — have issued ‘red cards’ to people who they suspect …

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In Mumbai to convey the message of Muharram

MUMBAI: Canada-based Zakira Shyrose Jaffer Dhalla could have become a singer or a psychology teacher. But she chose a less-trodden path to become a zakira or a female reciter and preacher who keeps her audience enchanted with stories fr-om the battle of Karbala. It was fought in 680AD between the …

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A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

Indonesian Muslims pray during the start of the holy month of Ramadan at the Al Akbar Mosque in Surabaya, East Java province, on May 16, 2018. Muslim devotees are required to abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk during Ramadan. (Photo: AFP) After these intense nights of …

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VIRTUES OF QURBANI

The Ibadah of Qurbani is among the Shi’aar (distinguishing features) of Islam. Such importance has been accorded to Qurbani that a severe warning was sounded to those who shirk in performing it despite having the means. It is reported from Hazrat Abu Hurairah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) …

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RAMADAN: ADVICE TO MUSLIM WOMEN

Allah, all praises and glory be to Him, has praised believing Muslim women who are patient and humble, and who guard their intimacy. When He, all praises and glory be to Him, mentions the quality of righteous men He says: “And thus does thy Sustainer answer their prayer: I shall …

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Are You Panicking Yet? Here is How to Master Your Mind in Ramadan

What’s the one thing that controls the quality of your life? With all the freaking out about fasting, you’ll probably think the answer is: food. Since food puts you in a good mood and generally determines your attitude (whoops that rhymed!) Food has power over you since it gives you …

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Interfaith: A Rabbi’s Ramadan Fast

Fasting For Ramadan and Yom Kippur By Rabbi Allen S. Maller Jalal al-Din al-Rumi taught, “Ritual prayer can be different in every religion, but belief never changes.” (Fihi Mafih) In the light of this insight I would like to share my understanding of the spiritual importance of fasting from my …

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Ramadan 2018: These 5 apps will be your perfect guide for this holy month

The holy month of Ramadan, or Ramzan as we call it in India, has now begun. During this month, Muslims fast from dawn-to-dusk, which is known as ‘Roza’. Roza is observed to attain purity and piousness in the month of Ramadan. It is believed that this is a way to …

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