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Tuesday, October 19, 2021



Sanctions on Iran block US mosque from claiming religious tiles

August 11, 2021 10:47 am

Imam of a northern Virginia mosque is asking the Biden administration to release a set of religious tiles that were confiscated after they were deemed to violate sanctions on Iran.

With a message, Godhra mosques look to boost vaccination

March 26, 2021 5:49 am

Despite the administration setting up a vaccination centre at the Covid Care Centre run by the Al Hayat trust of the community, but rumours about the 'harmful content' of the vaccine have meant that the beneficiaries have refused to turn up.

SC notice to Centre, Muslim bodies on Pune woman's plea seeking entry of women in mosques

May 21, 2020 10:54 pm

In response to a petition filed by a Pune resident seeking directions for permitting Muslim women to enter mosques, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday issued notices to 10 parties including the Union government, Central Waqf Board Council, All India Muslim Personal Law Board, Jamiat Ulama I Hind and Darul Uloom Deoband.

Gujarat mosques step in to emphasise importance of vaccination

July 14, 2018 9:27 am

Mosques in Vadodara and central Gujarat joined hands with doctors on Friday to deliver a message in their sermons about the need to administer vaccines to children.

Mosques can't be handed over just because clerics say so, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

August 14, 2017 10:50 am

"Masjids can be managed by Shia, Sunni, Barelvi, Sufi, Deobandi, Salafi, Bohri but they are not owners ALLAH is the owner even AIMPLB (All India Muslim Personal Law Board) cannot give," Owaisi posted on social networking site Twitter on Sunday.

17 mosques in Kerala's Malappuram to have azaan only once in a day

June 15, 2017 1:31 pm

Under the arrangement, the mosques have decided to deliver only a single azaan - the call for prayer recited five times - from the biggest mosque, Valiya Juma Masjid. The other mosques will only repeat it without any use of loud speakers.

Vandals spray-paint two mosques in California

December 14, 2015 10:12 am

The Hawthorne Police Department said it received a report early Sunday that a possible explosive device had been left outside the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Baitus-Salaam Mosque.

Minorities panel wants monuments re-opened to namaz,ASI worried

August 05, 2013 3:43 am

NCM wants the govt to allow prayers in mosques which are currently protected historical monuments

Of Prayer & Togetherness

August 25, 2011 1:11 am

The Bohri Muslims from Gujarat who reside in the city,especially in areas like Fatimanagar and Wanowrie,are a closely-bonded group.

In Wakf vs Imams case,govt mulls salary scheme

January 20, 2011 5:59 pm

With imams accusing Wakf Board of 'exploitation',govt had to step in on SC's orders.