India thanks Turkey for sending COVID-19 aid

ANKARA India has thanked Turkey for sending medical aid as the country battles a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 16 million cases reported so far. “Appreciate this gesture of solidarity from the Government of Turkey,” said Arindam Bagchi, India’s Ministry of External Affairs spokesman. Two Turkish military planes carried medical supplies to India from Ankara on Tuesday. The aid included 630 oxygen tubes, five oxygen generators, 50 ventilators, and 50,000 boxes of medicines. “[We] thank the Turkish Red Crescent Society for consignment of medical supplies that arrived today,”…

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Fanatical Jews storm Al-Aqsa Mosque again

120 fanatics raided Haram al-Sharif from Al-Maqaribe Gate southwest of flashpoint mosque By Esat Firat Jerusalem: Dozens of fanatical Jews accompanied by Israeli police on Thursday stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem. Some 120 Jews raided Haram al-Sharif from the Al-Maqaribe (Moroccans) Gate southwest of the flashpoint mosque, the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf said in a statement. Protected by the Israeli police, the group left the sacred site after wandering in the courtyard of Haram al-Sharif. On May 23, over 250 fanatical Jews entered Al-Aqsa Mosque for the first time…

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Madrasa classes to begin online in Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW — The Uttar Pradesh government has given permission for starting online classes for Madrasa students. This will benefit around 18 lakh students enrolled in these madrasas. The madrasas will be free to choose between various social media platforms, used by all to create group chats for these online tutorials. Cabinet minister for minority welfare, Nand Gopal Nandi has cleared the UP Board of Madrasa Education’s proposal for online classes to be held for madrasa students from first standard to post graduation level. UP minister Nand Gopal Nandi said, “Till…

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In presence of police, cow vigilantes attack two Muslim nomadic families in Jammu

New Delhi: A gang of self –styled cow vigilantes attacked two Bakarwal families leaving seven of them injured including children and women in Palak Manana village of Samba district in Jammu on Tuesday-Wednesday night., reported The Clarion India. According to the report, it was around midnight when the two families along with their cattle were ready to leave their village for Kashmir valley in a truck when the gang waylaid them and launched the attack. Sixteen members of nomadic Bakerwal families, including seven children, were going to Kashmir as part of…

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The A (zam) to Z (afaryab) of Muslim Politics in UP

By Haider Abbas Today both Muhammed Azam Khan, sitting Member of Parliament from Rampur and Zafaryab Jilani, former UP Additional Advocate General (2012-17) are battling the dreaded COVID-19 virus infection at Lucknow premier Medanta Hospital. UP Ex. CM Akhilesh Yadav is keeping a ‘minute-to-minute’ eye on the developments. The Faridi Factor The last forty years of UP politics and more specifically Muslim politics has been rocked by the duo Muhammed Azam Khan and Zafaryab Jilani, the former a LLM (Masters in Law) dropout and the latter LLM gold-medalist from Aligarh Muslim…

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