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Ulema agree to bring out consensus-based translation of Holy Quran for teaching in schools

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…

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa makes teaching of Holy Quran as compulsory subject

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…

Muslim prayer hall ransacked in Corsica

AJACCIO, PARIS: Demonstrators ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and attempted to burn copies of the Holy Quran on the French island of Corsica Friday, police said, following a night of violence that left two firefighters injured.