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Rohit Sardana row: Okhla-based activist Taha leads from front (video)

TV journalist Rohit Sardana issue has divided the Muslim community with some suggesting that he should be forgiven in the true spirit of Islam and many seeking his arrest over his alleged “blasphemous” tweet. With protests being held across India over the issue, in Okhla too some residents have raised …

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Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi celebrated

Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi celebrated in Okhla and other parts of India on Saturday. The Seerat Committee, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) celebrated the ‘Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi’ with fervor and gaiety by organising a special function at the Kennedy Hall Auditorium. Presiding over the function at the Kennedy Hall, AMU Vice Chancellor, Professor Tariq Mansoor said …

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Instant triple talaq: Jamaat opposes Govt’s proposed law

On the burning issue of triple talaq, JIH President Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari and its Vice President of AIMPLB said on Saturday at monthly Press meet: “Most of the Islamic scholars accept pronouncement of triple talaq in one sitting as leading to a final and irrevocable divorce. However if a …

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Last Friday as Black Friday: The big debate

Can the Head of Days “Friday” be a Black Day? BY Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi After celebrating the Thanksgiving Day (a national festival) on the last Thursday of November, people in the USA and some Western countries celebrate the last Friday as Black Friday. This festival started in 1961. The Friday …

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Video: Thousands of Okhlaiites pay tribute to martyrs of Karbala

Juloos e Alam Mubarak to commemorate the epochal tragedy of Imam Husain AS and his 72 unflinching companions including kith and kins was taken out from MCD Park, near Mujeeb Bagh, Noor Nagar Okhla to other parts of Okhla via Batla House, writes Husian Haider Rizvi Thousands of mourners attended …

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Idea of peace, humanism and tolerance in Islam

JMI’s India-Arab Cultural Centre is organizing a two-day national seminar on ‘The Idea of Peace, Humanism and Tolerance in Islam’ from Monday, September 25. The seminar is an attempt to understand the idea of peace and humanism in Islam from various vantage points and to provide a realistic assessment of …

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Mosque struggles to pay its power bill, makes appeal

Mosque struggles to pay its power bill, makes appeal. A mosque in Okhla is struggling to pay its power bill worth around Rs 27,000. The announcement about this was made in Friday prayer by a member today. He said despite making announcement regarding donation to raise the required amount that …

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Eid-al Adha 2017: 7 unseen photos of Batla House and more

Like previous years, this year too Eid-al Adha 2017 was celebrated with religious fervour across India, including Okhla. After getting up early in the morning, the first thing that many residents in Okhla did was to rush to local mosques to offer prayer. Once free from the prayer obligation, male …

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5 things to do this Eid-al Adha for Okhla residents, Muslims

Muslims will celebrate Eid-al Adha tomorrow morning. After offering prayer in the morning they will sacrifice animals in the name of Allah all over the world. However, it has been noticed that the festival of sacrifice has become a moment of show-off with residents, particularly in Muslim-dominated Okhla, seen flaunting …

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