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Wish we could have more corridors like Kartarpur between India, Pakistan: Mufti

Category: India, News Posted by Neha Published: Mar 20, 2019, 9:00 am IST Updated: Mar 20, 2019, 9:24 am IST Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti opined that opening corridors like the Kartarpur Corridor would “promote friendship” between …

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Opinion | India’s devout Muslims show our assumptions are wrong

Some honest tributes can be great insults. As in the case of an old compliment that has come to haunt Indian Muslims in this season of terror and mojo. The tribute is often conveyed as a gracious question: Considering the apparent power of Islam to convert some people into terrorists, …

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People Are Mistakenly Angry On Microsoft Excel, While Expressing Outrage On New Surf Excel Ad

It’s really easy to find needlessly offended people these days, just follow the line to Twitter. This past week, it was social media users getting ticked off over a detergent ad, featuring a little Hindu girl and a Muslim boy (gasp) being friends of all things! Oh the horror….. Anyways, …

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A compromise is still possible: on Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court’s attempt to maintain Hindu-Muslim harmony through a mediated settlement of the long-standing Babri Masjid dispute deserves appreciation. But it has raised a couple of concerns too. One relates to the choice of a mediator, and the other to the efficacy of mediation at this stage. Mediator neutrality …

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US agents faked trail to infiltrate as LeT recruits

NEW YORK: US intelligence agents laid a cyber trail all the way to a fake terror camp in Pakistan, mastered idioms and style of Islamic terrorists giving a convincing portrayal of jihadis in a bid to infiltrate a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) recruitment ring. In what seemed to read like a spy-thriller …

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Surf Excel faces backlash for ad promoting Hindu-Muslim harmony

NEW DELHI: “Holi ke din dil khil jaate hain, rangon mein rang mil jaate hain, gile shikwe bhool ke doston, dushman bhi gale mil jaate hain” (As the colours blend with each other, on the day of Holi everybody is happy. As the colours blend with each other, even enemies …

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View: India in the Islamic world

By D.C. Pathak Amidst the ongoing repercussions of the punitive air strike made by the Indian Air Force to take out the training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) at Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, the address of India’s External Affairs Minister – Sushma Swaraj – at the Foreign Ministers …

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Why it’s OK for young Muslims to be radical

Radical thought can be positive and progressive, it doesn’t have to mean joining a death cult The legal and moral conundrums posed by the return (or not) of British jihadis following the collapse of the Islamic State “caliphate”has triggered renewed anxiety about the place of Muslim youth in western society. The home secretary, Sajid …

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Long before Shamima Begum, Muslim women were targets

What progress, if any, have we made in the last decade when it comes to our understanding of Muslim women? I found myself asking this question when the BBC’s Bodyguard won best new drama last month at the National Television awards, having amassed 11 million viewers including 48% of the …

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