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In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

The Hanuman temple in the walled city area of Ahmedabad that Moin Memon is renovating AHMEDABAD:  The 500-year-old Hanuman temple in the walled city of Ahmedabad is getting a makeover and the man behind it is Moin Memon. For nearly a month now, Mr Memon, a real estate developer, has religiously put in a few hours [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on In Ahmedabad, Muslim Businessman Renovates 500-Year-Old Hanuman Temple

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

On November 2, the Chicago Cubs made sports history by winning the World Series baseball championship in Cleveland for the first time in 108 years. The victory was partly attributed to their use of big data: a set of people on their computers going over skeletal reconstructions of the players’ past movements to tag their [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Big data to cameras: How technology is empowering Muslim women

France warns of Muslim stigmatisation amid burkini ban

France warns of Muslim stigmatisation amid burkini ban

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned against stigmatising Muslims as a furore over the banning of burkinis grew with the emergence of pictures of police surrounding a veiled woman on a beach. “The implementation of secularism, and the option of adopting such decrees must not lead to stigmatisation or the creation of hostility between French [...]

August 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on France warns of Muslim stigmatisation amid burkini ban

UP mob attacks Muslim home, owner held for ‘cow slaughter’

UP mob attacks Muslim home, owner held for ‘cow slaughter’

Tension prevails at Kadali village in Muzaffarnagar district after a mob attacked the house of a Muslim family on Saturday on suspicion of cow slaughter. The owner of the house, Zeeshan, who managed to slip out the backdoor with his family before the crowd arrived, was arrested on Sunday afternoon. An FIR has also been [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on UP mob attacks Muslim home, owner held for ‘cow slaughter’

Ofsted warn of ‘music act of devil’ leaflet found during Muslim school inspection

Ofsted warn of ‘music act of devil’ leaflet found during Muslim school inspection

Ofsted has criticised an Islamic independent school, after inspectors found leaflets which claimed music and dancing were “acts of the devil”. Inspectors made an unannounced visit to the Darul Uloom Islamic High School in Birmingham after having previously rated the school as “inadequate”. Inspectors said pupils were not being protected from “extreme views”. But the [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Ofsted warn of ‘music act of devil’ leaflet found during Muslim school inspection

Muslim family in US upset after teacher calls boy a terrorist

Muslim family in US upset after teacher calls boy a terrorist

A 12-year-old Muslim boy has accused his teacher of religiously targeting him by calling him a “terrorist” in front of his peers in the US state of Texas, prompting school authorities to probe the incident. Waleed Abushaaban, a 7th grade student in First Colony Middle School has been the butt of “bomb” jokes and ridicule [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Muslim family in US upset after teacher calls boy a terrorist