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Zubair Khan

" Holder of three bachelor (honours) degrees in administration, management and strategic studies. Possess more than 40 years of experience on various managerial and adminstrative posts of private and public organizations. Contributes to Urdu and English periodicals regularly. Currently engaged as in charge Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Croatia

Far-right ‘neighbourhood defence groups’ patrol Bavarian town after asylum seeker attack

Source: The Local After four young asylum seekers reportedly attacked pedestrians at random in Amberg in northern Bavaria, far-right “neighbourhood defence groups” have started patrolling the streets of the town, according to German media reports. On Saturday evening the four suspects allegedly physically assaulted 12 random people while under the […]

PEMRA bans Orya’s show for 30 days

Source: PT The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has rolled out a one-month ban on the broadcast of analyst Orya Maqbool Jan’s news and current affairs programme ‘Harf-e-Raaz’ for repeatedly violating PEMRA laws and code of conduct. According to a press release, the electronic media watchdog has banned Orya’s […]

Choose Faith

Source: CT Over the Christmas holiday, many of us will likely spend the holiday with friends and family celebrating around gifts, festive trees, and a feast. We’ll be reminded of the joys of being surrounded by loved ones and hopefully we’ll pause to reflect on all the many blessings in […]

Curbing the mullah

Source: Dawn In his 2003 book Uncensored, former general manager of PTV, Burhanuddin Hasan wrote that after coming to power in July 1977, one ‘advice’ which Gen Zia issued to PTV was that TV plays (and films) should always depict clerics in a positive light. The advice had been triggered […]

Ahmadiyya and Humanity First donates food packages to families in the Municipality of Prishtina, Kosovo

Source: Jinah-Ud-Din Saif Picutures: JUS On 19 and 20 December, the humanitarian aid action from the Ahmadiyya and  international foundation “Humanity First” continued in the municipality of Pristina. With the motto Love for all and hatred for none and “Humanity First, serving mankind” both organisations distributed these food supplies to […]

Ethical themes

Source: Dawn OVER the centuries, Quranic concepts of an egalitarian human society have either been forgotten, or diluted through simple-mindedness, narrowness of thought and need for political mileage. Scholarship and discourse have centred on rituals and questionable ahadith. Culture and traditions have replaced religion. Today, much of what is practised […]

Foreign influences in German mosques.

Source: Morgenpost The 4th German Islam Conference (DIK) has started with a controversial debate about foreign influences in German mosques. The kick-off event in Berlin was accompanied by a heated exchange between conservative and liberal Muslims. Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer called on the Islamic communities in Germany to gradually […]