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The deadly attacks on the Sri Lankan Churches and hotels - whether it was carried out as retaliation against the New Zealand mosque attack or mere a mindless act of few terrorists- are highly condemned. Attacks on places of worship killing and injuring innocents are worst form of terrorism. It's reported that the attacks were carried out by suicide bombers including two wealthy Sri Lankan “Muslims...

Newsroom, Feb 17: Tamil superstar Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar (STR) aka Simbu’s younger brother Kuralarasan, who is also an actor, has embraced to Islam. A video of Kuralarasan embracing Islam in the presence of his father T Rajendar, who is also a veteran actor and mother Usha has gone viral on social media. Kuralarasan acted in films like Alai and Sonaalthan Kadhala. He also turned composer...

We were welcomed to Diriyah hall on visiting to Janadriyah Festival. Diriyah is the key place in the history of Saudi Arabia. Present Riyadh is the old Najd. The Saudi Arabia's founder monarch, Imam Muhammad bin Saud had begun his rule from Diriyah in Najd in 1744. Great Islamic scholar Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab strongly backed Imam bin Saud in religious matters. Thus, the first Saudi...

Hyderabad, Nov 14: In a first, a mosque in south Indian city of Hyderabad has been turned into a health centre for people of all religions. The Masjid-e-Ishaq mosque is providing healthcare facilities to slum dwellers in the vicinity, irrespective of their religion, with the help of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) named Helping Hand Foundation (HHF). Mujtaba Askari, the Managing Trustee of...

Meerut, Oct 11: Nearly 100 Dalit families in the Incholi area in the Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to convert to Islam after they were allegedly stopped by locals, from placing idol of Goddess Kali in the village temple. The angry Dalits reached the district magistrate’s residence to protest and alleged that the goons had threatened to thrash them if they tried to install the...

Setting an example of religious harmony, people belonging to both Hindu and Muslim community pay obeisance at the Dargah of Harzat Shah Ruknuddin Tola in the Kalaburgi district of Karnataka. The doors of the shrine are apparently "open for all." The shrine is dedicated to a 14th century Muslim saint, who spent around 40 years praying on the hillock, on the top of which the shrine is constructed...

Mumbai, Sept 13: Gowd Saraswat Brahman (GSB) Ganesh mandal, which is believed to be Mumbai's richest mandal, has taken an insurance cover of Rs 264.75 crore. The GSB Ganpati mandal has installed as many as 65 CCTV cameras in the premises, which are directly connected to the police control room. Speaking to ANI, GSB Ganesh mandal spokesperson RG Bhat said the idol has been decorated with 70...

Chicago, Sept 8: Hindus have no aspiration of dominance and the community will prosper only when it works as a society, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said and urged the community leaders to unite and work for the betterment of the mankind. Addressing a gathering of some 2,500 delegates attending the second World Hindu Congress here, Bhagwat said one of the key values to bring the whole world into a...

The Muslims in China, a majority of them based in Xinjiang- an autonomous territory in the northwest of the country, are losing their identity and are forced to renounce Islam. According to estimates cited by the United Nations and United States officials, one million Muslims are being held in Chinese internment camps at present, reported The Atlantic, an American magazine. The magazine claims,...

For the first time in the UAE, people - including non-Muslims - who have never visited Makkah, can experience the holy city like never before as the Islamic Information Centre in Dubai is set to screen the movie One Day in the Haram. Packed with insider knowledge and information, this unique documentary sheds light on the most sacred place on Earth, offering us an exclusive look at the inner...