Masjid-e-Nabawi Current Affairs 

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques including Masjid-e-Nabawi after coronavirus lockdown

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s 90,000 mosques opened their doors to worshipers on Sunday for the first time in more than two months, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. Worshipers though have been ordered to follow strict guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. However, the Grand Mosque in Makkah, which houses the cube-shaped Kaaba that Muslims around the world pray… Read More
Mosque vandalized in Gorakhpur, two injured Current Affairs 

Mosque vandalized in Gorakhpur, two injured

Gorakhpur: Some goons citing lockdown violation vandalized a mosque in Bankata village in UP’s Gorakhpur district on Sunday. Two persons were allegedly injured in a scuffle followed after the incident. According to the information, As soon as the Muezzin called the Azan at Garib Nawaz Mosque of Bankata village in the afternoon, some people come to mosque and started committing… Read More
Azam Campus Mosque has been offered for isolation facility in Pune Current Affairs 

Azam Campus Mosque offered for isolation facility in Pune

Pune: Maharashtra Cosmopolitan and Education Society (MCES) has offered the mosque located inside the Azam campus for setting up temporary isolation facility for suspected coronavirus cases, campus officials said on Wednesday. The campus is centrally located to camp, Bhavani Peth and Nana Peth which have reported the maximum number of corona positive cases in the city. The management of Azam… Read More
Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices Current Affairs 

Pune couple seeks entry for Muslim women in mosques, SC issues notices

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a Writ Petition seeking permission for Muslim women to enter all mosques and offer prayers. The petition moved by Pune-based Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade and her husband Zuber Ahmad Nazir Ahmad Peerzade contended that “the act of prohibition of females from entering Mosque is void and unconstitutional as such practices… Read More
Sectarian conflict leads to demolition of under construction mosque Current Affairs 

Sectarian conflict leads to demolition of under construction mosque

Chittoor: An under construction mosque at Palamaner town in Chittoor district was demolished after an ongoing sectarian conflict between two Sunni groups on Saturday. Tablighi Jamaat is the dominant group among Muslims in Palamaner and ever since the minority Jamiat Ahle Hadees group purchased a piece of land two years ago for the mosque (as the group claims) there has… 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… Read More
IAMC condemns heinous killing of muazzin in Andhra Pradesh mosque, state govt announces ex gratia Society 

IAMC condemns heinous killing of muazzin in Andhra Pradesh mosque, state govt announces ex gratia

Rajamahendravaram: The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) has strongly condemned the heinous killing of muazzin (who calls Azan) and desecration of a mosque in Andhra Pradesh. Mohammed Farooq (61-year-old) was found murdered in the wee hours of Friday at Battinanagar mosque under Lalacheruvu Panchayat in Rajamahendravaram. According to media reports, Mohammed Farooq, a native from Bihar, was bludgeoned to death… Read More