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20,000 scholarships (govt of India) for Minority students

September 10, 2007

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http://minorityaffairs.gov.in/scholarships/scheme_details.htm     Form for Students:   http://minorityaffairs.gov.in/scholarships/form_student.pdf Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for Minority Communities Students Objective: The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses. Scope:These scholarships are available for studies in India only and […]

Palos mosque controversy: A Harvard case study

September 10, 2007

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Harvard University students are going to be studying Palos Heights this fall. A case study titled “A Mosque in Palos Heights,” based on real events in that city in 2000, has been developed by Harvard’s Pluralism Project, which studies America’s changing religious diversity to better understand its impact on society. In 2000, the Al Salam […]

Saudi government bans leading Arab paper

September 10, 2007

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By SALAH NASRAWI, Associated Press Writer CAIRO, Egypt – Saudi Arabia has indefinitely banned the distribution of a leading Arab newspaper, days after the paper disclosed that a Saudi extremist had played a key role in a violent Iraqi al-Qaida front group. One of the kingdom’s most influential journalists immediately criticized the ban, calling it […]