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Google celebrates Persian maths genius Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam NEW DELHI, MAY 18 : Google on Saturday dedicated a creative and special doodle to Persian mathematician Omar Khayyam on his 971st birthday. He was best known for his work on the classification and solution of cubic equations. Apart from his maths skills, he was also a well-known astronomer …

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Muslims silent but very tactical in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 16 A silent community is said to be a dangerous community and the silence of Muslim voters in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh could upset the BJP apple-cart. Muslim in Uttar Pradesh, for the first time, refused to be provoked into a religious discourse which …

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Election Manifestos 2019: Locating Rights of Minorities

Muslims in Malerkotla By Neha Dabhade (This is continuation of the previous article and will examine the manifestos of the other political parties.) Advertisement YSRCP: YSRCP is dominant party in Andhra Pradesh headed by Jagmohan Reddy. YSRCP in its manifesto has a separate section on minority welfare. The promises in …

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Protests at Osmania University as library name changed

Peaceful protest at Usmania University.Photo courtesy siasat By Muslim Mirror Staff Protests erupted at the Hyderabad’s Osmania University to oppose the renaming of the University’s library to Bharat Ratna Dr BR Ambedkar Library. Advertisement The library was initially called Osmania University library, named after the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir …

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The roots of violence in Bengal

Violence in Bengal By Amulya Ganguli Forpeople who are generally known to be gentle, genteel, soft-spoken ‘bhadraloks’ with a liking for sweets like ‘sandesh’ and ‘rosogolla’ and Rabindrasangeet (Tagore’s songs), Bengalis are also suspected of having a mutinous streak in them. Advertisement This explains why a number of “revolutionaries” – …

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Jewels of Hyderabad Nizams on extended view in Delhi

Jewels of Hyderabad Nizams New Delhi:  The well-received exhibition of 173 pieces of royal jewellery, which once adorned the Asaf Jahi Nizams of Hyderabad, has been extended till May 31. Titled “Jewels of India: The Nizam’s Jewellery Collection”, the temporary exhibition at the National Museum here was originally designated to …

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Observing Ramadan the Green Way

Muslim boys pray as they wait to end their fast of Ramadan in Srinagar. By Abdul Rashid Agwan, Muslim Mirror Green Ramadan is an emerging concept among Muslim communities the world over. It got spawned as an environmental concern and then has grown as the fourth key dimension of the …

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Shades of Global Terror: Worsening Scenario

By Ram Puniyani Terrorism Worldwide has assumed horrific proportions. We have witnessed worsening acts of terror from 9/11 2001. After this terrible act; terrorism got to be linked a religion, and the term ‘Islamic terrorism’ was popularized by American media. The turmoil’s in West Asian countries due to intervention of …

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Mustaqeem Makki : The unsung hero of Urdu  journalism

Mustaqeem Makki and his Huda Times By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: There are many unsung heroes who have been doing remarkable work in their respective fields but do not get due recognition and appreciation.  One such unsung hero is Mumbai-based Mr. Abdul Qayyum Sheikh A.k.a.  Mustaqeem Makki, who has …

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