Monthly Archives: August 2007

Hindu Students Studying Quran In A Madrasah

In Partnership With Patna: Madrasa Madinat-ul Islam is just like any other Madarsa in India. But a few students make this Madarsa different and very special. These students are Ashish Vidyarthi and Hemlata. They are the children of Mr. … Continue reading

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Rediff waali Sheela Maam

I never heard her name before. She is actually a Managing Editor at our darling, I wonder how managing editors rediff has in their ranks but she definitely does deserves a mention here. To begin with The three injured, … Continue reading

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Terrorists Strike Again At Hyderabad

Four months after bomb blasts in Mecca Masjid terrorists struck again in Hyderabad in the evening of 25th August at around 7.50 p.m. just when I started to go to Hyderabad airport after conducting workshops on peace and communal harmony … Continue reading

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Ding Dong, K2 is gone

IMB is finally free from the clutches of K2 which had enslaved us ever since this blog came into existence. It was a voluntary enslavement because there weren’t any better options. (OK, now don’t read too much into the line..I … Continue reading

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Twin Blasts Rip Hyderabad: 36 Killed, 40 Injured

The merchants of darkness have stuck yet again. They have targeted the city of Hyderabad again within three months of the blasts at Makkah Masjid. At least 34 people have been killed in two blasts, minutes apart, in the southern … Continue reading

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Its cool to be a Muslim

A new generation is emerging. Young, happening, educated individuals and yet very much Muslims. While sitting recently with a group of young savvy’s discussing travel, the dialogue went all the road encircling our communication, and then someone mentioned Islam, I … Continue reading

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Partition: The Day India Burned – BBC Documentary

Rest of the series: second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eight, ninth part.

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Whose Mecca Is This?

As I read this article on Yahoo recently, a sense of resignation hit me. Mecca’s hallowed skyline transformed: Excerpts The building boom is in some cases destroying Mecca’s historic heritage, not just overshadowing it. In 2002, Saudi authorities tore down … Continue reading

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Sanskrit as the link language?

Dr. Subramanian Swamy while celebrating Hindu Unity Day in US made the following comment: He also suggested that Sanskrit, not Hindi, to be made the link language of India as it connects Indians to their past. I have studied Sanskrit … Continue reading

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Legendary Writer Qurratulain Hyder Passes Away

zamaanaa baRe shauq se sun rahaa thaa ham hii so gaye daastaaN kahte kahte

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