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Ethnic Muslim fighter eyes Myanmar’s kickboxing crown

Tun Tun Min By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar : Kickboxing fans in Myanmar are pinning high hopes on Tun Tun Min, the toughest fighter in the country’s traditional boxing ring. This December he will fight for the title in the national championship of traditional Lethwei, considered by many as one …

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Two Pakistani Muslim sisters meet Sikh brother after 71 years

By Muslim Mirror Desk Two Muslim sisters Mairaj Bibi of Shahdra and her sister Ulfat Bibi of Sheikhupura Lahore had an emotional reunion with their Sikh brother Beant from Gurdaspur village near Dera Baba Nanak after 71 years of separation on Sunday. It was the most emotional moment of life …

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Imran Khan once again extends olive branch to India, says war not an option

KARTARPUR: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wedenesday said it will be madness to think of war between the two nuclear-armed states and that friendship was the only option even as he asserted that the Army and political leadership in Islamabad were on the same page on improving ties with New …

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Jammu University professor suspended for terrorist remark on Bhagat Singh

Jammu : A professor of Jammu University was suspended on Friday for his alleged terrorist remark against freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. The action came after some students complained against the professor, Mohammad Tajuddin, of the university’s political science department, on Thursday. The incident came to light after a video clip …

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Facebook invests $1 mn to boost computer education among minorities

San Francisco : A day after Facebook was criticised by a former employee for its “black people problem”, the social networking giant announced an investment of $1 million in CodePath.org to boost computer science education among underrepresented minorities and women. CodePath.org is a US-based nonprofit that provides computer science education …

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Palestinian Neurosurgeon declared Arab world’s top innovator

Online public vote, combined with the expert jury vote, earned Walid a score of 32.5 percent for his “Neurovascular Retina Analyzer” [Top four Stars of Science – (from L to R) Noor Majbour, Walid Albanna, Salim Al Kaabi and Sylia Khecheni.] Doha (Qatar): Stars of Science has announced Walid Albanna …

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Ex minister Jaffer Sharief who collapsed on his way to Friday prayers passes away

Ex minister Jaffer Sharief who collapsed on his way to Friday prayers passes away Though not yet confirmed, CK Jaffer Sharief’s funeral will take place in Bengaluru today later in the evening Bengaluru: Former Union Railway Minister C.K. Jaffer Sharief passed away this morning at a hospital in Bengaluru, Karnataka …

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Muslim student in BBC’s 100 Women leads the team building Kyrgyzstan’s first satellite

Muslim student in BBC’s 100 Women leads the team building Kyrgyzstan’s first satellite Alina is one of over two dozen Muslims from equal number of Muslim and non-Muslim states who figured in BBC “100 Women” Mumbai: Alina Anisimova – the 19-year-old Muslim student, is included on the list of 100 …

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Governor dissolves J&K Assembly hours after PDP staked claim to form govt with Cong, NC support

Governor dissolves J&K Assembly hours after PDP staked claim to form govt with Cong, NC support Interestingly, BJP agreed to form with PDP a govt in the state after the 2014 elections despite the two being “ideologically poles apart” Srinagar: Taking democratic values to new low, Jammu & Kashmir Governor …

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