ISLAMABAD: Ulema of major Islamic schools of thought have agreed to bring out consensus-based text translation of the Holy Quran for teaching in schools. The agreement came during the first meeting of the Ulema Committee constituted by Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training for this purpose in Islamabad. Speaking on the occasion, Ulema greatly appreciated the government’s initiative to introduce compulsory teaching of Holy Quran with translation in schools. It is pertinent here to mention that the…
PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has made the teaching of the Holy Quran as a compulsory subject for elementary and secondary education in all the public and private schools. The Elementary and Secondary Education Department plans to teach the teachings of the Holy Quran (Nazra) as a compulsory subject from Grade 1st to 5th and translation of the Holy Quran from Grade 6th to 10th for Muslim students both in public as well as private institutions in the province. The summary was approved by KP Chief…
RAWALPINDI: Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr. Tahirul Qadri on Sunday said revenge for the 14 people, who were shot dead in Model Town incident, would be taken according to the law of the Holy Quran that is ‘an eye for an eye’, ARY News reported.
The night of Laylat-ul-Qadr or the Night of Power which is believed to fall on the 27th Ramazan was observed by the devout with religious zeal and dedication.
AHMEDABAD: A Muslim leader in India warned Wednesday of communal unrest after a state government claimed the Holy Quran discourages eating beef, the latest contentious effort to protect cows in the Hindu-majority country.
ANKARA: Overwhelmingly Muslim Turkey's top religious authority Diyanet said it has published thousands of copies of the Holy Quran translated into Armenian for the first time, as it seeks to reach out to minority communities.
KABUL: Powerful religious leaders in Afghanistan are growing uneasy about the challenge to their authority posed by rare civil rights protests in Kabul and widespread anger over the lynching of a young woman wrongly accused of burning the Holy Quran.