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History: All You Need to Know About Rohingya Muslims

History: All You Need to Know About Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar is a non-secular Buddhist majority country. The Theravada Buddhists and Christians are the two main religious communities groups in Myanmar with the Muslims being the third, enumerated population of Burma tells that, Buddhists make up 89.8 percent of the population, Christians 6.3 percent and Muslims 2.3 percent. The Burmese Muslim community is largely a community of traders […]

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Eid-ul-Azha: To rever or to revel

Eid-ul-Azha: To rever or to revel

        Eid-ul-Adha – as we all know – is an Eid of sacrifice. It is celebrated for two and a half days. The festival is observed by the Muslim ummah who remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S); “Surely Ibrahim was an example, obedient to Allah, by nature […]

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Hajj: The Symbol of Unity & Universal Brotherhood

Hajj: The Symbol of Unity & Universal Brotherhood

  Islam, literally meaning peace and defined as total submission to One God, stands on five pillars. Faith and prayer are primarily meant to ensure physical, mental, social and spiritual peace of individuals. Fasting and Zakah are aimed, in addition, at social and national peace. With Hajj, the system of peace assumes global dimensions. The annual pilgrimage to […]

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Cricket: The Game of Passion for Sayim Mustafa

Cricket: The Game of Passion for Sayim Mustafa

Kashmir harbors talents of all sorts. The valley is cultivating heroes in the diverse fields of life. Among the emerging stars from the vale is a young, 28 years old but highly talented Sayim Mustafa. Mustafa has groomed his skills in cricket at a School Playfield at Nunar Village located near to the district headquarter […]

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Time to simplify the Kashmiri marriage

Time to simplify the Kashmiri marriage

In Kashmir, the bridegroom and his huge baraat is welcomed with dhol-nagarah and band-baja. It also involves a huge cost on frivolities, verging on bid’ah (innovation in Islam). The massive financial burden sometimes forces parents to commit suicide. Like people from other parts of the country, Kashmiris too follow various cultural and social traditions among […]

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Should Masturbation be legalized in Islam?

Should Masturbation be legalized in Islam?

Sexual deprivation among ‘young’ unmarried generation, inarguably, ballooned by ‘religious and cultural conservatism’ plays an essential role in the causing of a situation where youth envisages a world ‘you shut a door on me, I will try to find ten others’. In accordance, to satisfy their hunger for sex; a need indeed, this generation has […]

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Khadija: The name is Resilience

Khadija: The name is Resilience

Women are very weak. They cannot sustain any hardship; leave aside facing a calamity. Women are simply a weaker sex. Their confidence crumbles easily and quickly. Like some orthodox men, I used to profess a similar belief about women, however with the passage of time; my experiences have radically reformed my view. I looked around […]

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Jamaal Kak, Ahad Kak and a tale of Cricket

Jamaal Kak, Ahad Kak and a tale of Cricket

Cricket is a win or lose game. And quite a lot of people are admirers of this majestic game. This game is also meant for heartbreak and last minute tilts. I still remember the South Africa vs New Zealand match in a previous world cup. Till the final moment nobody could predict the winning team. […]

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Ayatollah Aga Syed Yousuf Al-Moosvi Kashmiri, An Evergreen Role Model

Ayatollah Aga Syed Yousuf Al-Moosvi Kashmiri, An Evergreen Role Model

Kashmir Valley has been the hub of great saints since centuries and Sufis visited the valley to preach Islam, and that aspect of the Kashmiri history and culture is still very evident, for this reason, it is lovingly named peer Vaer(The land of Saints).  The caravan of saints started with Bulbul Shah Kashmiri, followed by […]

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Changing India

Changing India

Communal tension is not new to India at all. Communal riots and tensions have occurred throughout India’s history after its independence. Particular minority communities have been made target by the majority irrespective of the fact that who was in the government. This being said, seldom did it happen that the government either patronized or worse, […]