JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

JNU to start course on ‘Islamic Terrorism’; students say it is ‘propaganda of Islamophobia’

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union has termed the approval of a course what it terms as ‘Islamic Terrorism’ at the varsity a “communal” move and added that “this grotesque propaganda of Islamophobia in the name of academic courses is problematic,” the Indian Express reported. According to the report, the University has given an approval to […]

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Kaaba Mataf to be reserved for Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

Narrator Desk Srinagar: The Mataf, the open white circumambulation area around the Holy Kaaba in the Grand Mosque in Makkah, will be allocated exclusively for people performing Umrah during Ramadan, reports said Monday. The order by the King aims to help the men and women perform their Umrah with greater ease since the area becomes […]

Saudi scholar rejects mention of sect on IDs

Saudi scholar rejects mention of sect on IDs

A senior Saudi religious scholar has rejected a proposal to mention the sect, race or ideology of citizens and residents on their identity cards, reports said. “Since the establishment of the Islamic state in the seventh century, all Muslim countries have had people from various religious, sectarian and ideological backgrounds,” Shaikh Abdullah Bin Mohammad Al […]

Video: Jordanian man dies while praying in mosque

Video: Jordanian man dies while praying in mosque

Srinagar: A video which has gone viral on social media captured the moment an elderly man died in the middle of a bow while praying in Jordan. The incident took place at a mosque in the northern Aghwar region of the Irbid governorate, reported Khaleej Times quoting Arab media. In the CCTV footage, the old man […]

Saudi to engage French experts for music, opera, cinema

Saudi to engage French experts for music, opera, cinema

Saudi Arabia is seeking French expertise to set up a national opera and orchestra under an agreement signed on April 9 that underlined the modernising agenda of the kingdom’s crown prince as he began his official trip to Paris. “The deal will see the Paris opera company help the ultra-conservative Islamic nation produce its own […]

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