WhatsApp group in Solapur bringing smile for needy people with illness Society 

WhatsApp group in Solapur bringing smile for needy people with illness

Shoaib Gadwal never thought that a casual talk among friends might turn into an initiative which will bring smile on the faces of those suffering with illness but couldn’t afford to pay the medical bills. Gadwal, 30, a resident of Solapur has created a WhatsApp group of like-minded people – all from same age group. Khadiman-e-Solapur (Medical) group has 240+ young professionals and businessman as its members dedicated to provide financial aid to needy people in medical emergencies. Speaking to TheShahab.com, young civil engineer, who is actively participating in numerous…

Read More
Muslims forced to eat pork, drink alcohol in Chinese ‘Re-Education’ camps Current Affairs 

Muslims forced to eat pork, drink alcohol in Chinese ‘Re-Education’ camps

Beijing: Former prisoners of Chinese “re-education” camps for Muslims have revealed chilling details of methods employed by government agencies. Muslim inmates are reportedly forced to eat pork and drink alcohol as part of Beijing’s efforts to stifle dissent and ensure compliance with the central government. Nearly 1 million Chinese Muslims, mainly from the Xinjiang region are believed to have been detained in the camps. China’s Xianjing territory is home to around 21 million people, of which at least 11 million are Muslims. Speaking to the Washington Post, two former detainees…

Read More
Christian businessman from India gifts Rs 2.4 Cr mosque in UAE to workers before Ramadan Society 

Christian businessman from India gifts Rs 2.4 Cr mosque in UAE to workers before Ramadan

Dubai: In a heartwarming gesture, Saji Cheriyan – a Christian expat, who landed in the UAE with just a few hundreds of dirhams in 2003, is gifting a mosque to hundreds of workers this Ramadan. An Indian Christian from Kerala, 49, has built worth Rs 2.4 crores mosque for Muslim workers living in a worker accommodation that he rented out to 53 companies in Fujairah. Speaking to Gulf News, the businessman, who has gone through ups and downs in the past 15 years, said he decided to build the mosque…

Read More
Except for some, Ramadan commences in India from Thursday Current Affairs 

Except for some, Ramadan commences in India from Thursday

Mumbai: The new moon has been sighted in various parts of India which commences the first day of Ramadan on Thursday. Whereas Jama Masjid Mumbai and Idara-e-Sharia Patna has announced Friday as the first day of Ramadan. “A special meeting of moon sighting was held today evening at New Delhi office of Imarat Shariah. The new moon was not sighted in Delhi. However, based on the reports of moon sighting received from various parts of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, it is declared that Thursday May 17, 2018 will be…

Read More
Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul Current Affairs 

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live | Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul

Bengaluru: After a bitterly fought electoral battle, The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly, but has fallen short of the halfway mark to form a government. In in a quick turn of events, the Congress announced it was willing to support the Janata Dal (Secular) in forming a government. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was sent to Karntaka to deal with the situation, reached out to JD(S) chief and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda. Azad has said they will…

Read More
Waseem Rizvi launches India’s first Shia Muslim political party Current Affairs 

Waseem Rizvi launches India’s first Shia Muslim political party

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh (UP) Shia Central Waqf Board chairperson, Waseem Rizvi, launched country’s first Shia Muslim political party called Indian Shia Awami League (ISAL) on Monday. The idea is to assert Shia identity and differentiate it from the Sunnis, said Rizvi adding “We are open to whichever party looks after the interest of the Shia community” ahead of the 2019 general elections. “This is a political party and it is but natural we will fight elections wherever we can. Presidents have been appointed in 16 states so far and…

Read More
Former Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy, commits suicide Current Affairs 

Former Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy, commits suicide

Mumbai: Himanshu Roy, Additional Director General of Police (Establishment) and former Maharashtra ATS chief, committed suicide by shooting himself with his service revolver at his Malabar Hills residence in Mumbai on Friday. He was said to be suffering from cancer for last 3 years and had been on leave for around a year. According to reports, the senior officer put the gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He was bleeding when brought to Bombay Hospital where he was declared dead. Roy, a 1988 batch IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre,…

Read More
Mahathir Mohamad led alliance won Malaysia elections, set to become world's oldest elected leader Current Affairs 

Mahathir Mohamad led alliance won Malaysia elections, set to become world’s oldest elected leader

Kuala Lumpur: In a stunning move, Malaysia’s former ruler Mahathir Mohamad,92, led opposition alliance won a majority in parliament ending the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s 60-year rule, which has been in power since independence in 1957. The opposition won 113 seats – one more than required for simple majority – and the BN has 79 in the 222-member parliament, according to official results announced on Thursday. Mahathir Mohamad ran Malaysia with an iron fist for more than two decades from 1981 until he stepped down in 2003, the country’s longest-serving…

Read More
Muslim aspirants to get free UPSC coaching at state Haj houses Current Affairs 

Muslim aspirants to get free UPSC coaching at state Haj houses

New Delhi: After 51 Muslim candidates clear the civil services examination this year, the Haj Committee of India has decided to provide free UPSC coaching for Muslim aspirants across all states and union territories from the next year. UPSC civil services aspirants are being provided free coaching at the committee’s Mumbai-based headquarters for the last seven years. Two of the students who studied there were selected for the prestigious service this year. The Haj Committee of India had recently sent a proposal to the Minority Affairs Ministry about providing coaching…

Read More
UPSC 2017 “Madrasa are not breeding ground of terrorism”, says T Shahid - former Madarsa Teacher Life 

UPSC 2017: Madrasa are not breeding ground of terrorism, proves T Shahid – former Madrasa Teacher

Thiruvananthapuram: Shahid Thiruvallur never had the opportunity to attend a mainstream school and studied at a madrasa, has secured 693rd rank in the UPSC Civil Services Exam 2017. The 28-year-old native of Thiruvallur village, in Kozhikode district, has cracked the UPSC examination in his sixth attempt. After 12 years of religious education at Qazi Kunhi Hasan Musliyar Islamic Academy at Kappad in Kozhikode district, Shahid bagged the Maulvi title with ‘Hasani’ degree, a course which equipped him to become a madrasa teacher. While studying for Hasani, he completed Class X…

Read More