The model code of conduct has come into effect from 3. 2009 1:59 am Related News The model code of conduct came into immediate effect following the announcement of poll dates. 2009 1:36 am Related News For 40 days of the chillah,This is for our religious improvement, Mohd Refaiwho hails from a tiny hamlet in Sri Lankasays Refaiwho came to Delhi Friday morningtugs at the scarf on her head frequentlyglancing around the large hall that is bare except for a bed Womenfrom AfricaSaudi ArabiaIndonesia and Sri Lankawalk in and out of the hallnodding and inquiring about prayer sessions The Tablighi Jamaata missionary revivalist Islamic movement founded in 1926 in Indiawhich originally enrolled menhas now spread to more than 80 countries The movement has also recruited womenonly married women are allowed to participate in the jamaatwho travel with their husbandsbrotherssons and fathersstaying at followers houses while the men stay at the local mosqueand visiting peoples homes to help them interpret the meaning of Islam The womens jamaat is called Masturat Tabligh means to convey in Arabic and followers try to imitate the companions of the Prophet by going out and spreading the teachings of Islam From the Markaz in NizamuddinDelhijamaats travel to different parts of India and abroad Besides 40-day chillahsthere are four-month-long tours too Recentlythe thrust has been on rural India and jamaats have been assigned remote villagesa participant said In Nizamuddin Westhome to the famous Sufi shrine of Nizamuddin Auliyapeople filter in and out of cyber cafes tucked away in alleys behind the Markaz that towers over everything else They flock to the biryani vendor in the mornings and in the eveningsafter the Maghrib prayersthey crowd at Nasir Iqbals little store for firni and kheer The womenthoughhardly come out Before they leave for their destinationsthey stay at the Markaz for three days preparing for the journey Inside the womens sectionthe floors are covered with matsand the curtains keep out the light This is where the women gather and read from the Koranand wait for the Markaz to issue them instructions on where they are to go But Refai53isnt worried As long it is for the faithshe is prepared to bear any inconvenience When she returnsshe will write a report on her worklike all the other womenand submit it at the Markazand go back to Puttalamher village 80 miles north of Colombo Refai was 40 when she first went for a jamaat in Sri Lanka That was for three days This is her first 40-day chillah in a foreign country She had applied to the Markaz in Colombo and when her turn cameshe packed her bags and accompanied her husband here It is the journey thats most importantsays Nida Ahmedwho is an alima or a Muslim woman scholar Women were always part of the movement but in the last ten yearsmore and more women have joined it They want to learn more about Islamtheir faith?
said that a doctor has also made it to the premier management institute. In the batch of 2009-11 academic session of IIM Calcutta,who never get a chance to study in good institutions due to the gap between demand and supply, he said In an hour-long discussionhe urged the students to work with him as a teamleaving behind all ideological disagreements On many occasions during the interactive sessionhe spontaneously pointed out to some students and teachers in the audience Within a few minutes his charm swept the audienceas each time the microphone was passed among audience for questions more than a hundred hands were raised to grab it Those who did not get a chance did their bit by ensuring huge applause after each reply Not only NSUI membersstudent leaders of SFI and ABVP also applauded him Many students who could not enter the auditoriums due to shortage of space waited outside and after coming outGandhi shook hands with all An ABVP member said?he said the higher education system in India is crippled by unnecessary regulations and it needs to open up like the telecom and IT sector opened up in 1980s,and the results are impressive,and it has motivated us to replicate the same in other states as well where seawater has eaten up coastal areas.s Kalkaji area and asked a resident to provide them three glasses and water. The resident, For all the latest Ahmedabad News, download Indian Express App More Related News
Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: February 16 will have medieval Chinese architecture, said architect Partho Das whoalong with Chinese architect Zhang Bo from Kunmingwill work on the project Mao SeweiChinas Consul General in Kolkatalauded the initiative Kolkatahe saidwas the only city in India with a sizeable Chinese population living with their cultural uniqueness But the state governments attemptfeels the Chinese communityis a case of too littletoo late: their numbers are shrinking by the day Before 1962over 10000 Chinese lived in the area Now the figure has come down to 1500?s relatives from an undelivered letter at the Wadala post office. said Kale. Because though her style is anchored in traditional methods her art is part of a contemporary discourse on history, says Mani. “It will be wise to wait for the budget.Written by Sibte Husain Bukhari | Junagadh | Published: January 24while targeting her,reminds her Sanjay had campaigned for Jayaprada when Sunil Dutt was alive Congress MP from Northwest Mumbai Priya Dutt on Wednesday denied media reports that the announcement by the Samajwadi Party to field Sanjay Dutt from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat had led to a family feud even as SP general secretary targeted her for her reported remarks.
people are left in lurch in case of disruption. For all the latest Chandigarh News,Air Force Station (AFS) Vadodara, Air Commodore Bahal said that in addition to the security of the installations,saying that POTA was not applicable to them as there was no evidence of any conspiracy. 2009 12:39 am Related News After the Election Commission (EC) turned down the recommendations of the state government to grant further extension to Superintendent of Police Noel Parmar,claimed it to be only a precautionary step.which is something we do not want them to repeat. For any election-related information,communities or religions.
who have been waiting for their promotions as principals for a decade now.