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Youth have to come out on streets for the nation: Jignesh Mevani

Jignesh Mevani in Hyderabad

Social activist and champion of Una March, Jignesh Mevani calls for Dalit-Muslim unity and urges youth to go beyond caste and religion, raise issues of unemployment and farmers’ suicide and save nation from becoming a Hindu rashtra in an interview with Fasiullah SM in Hyderabad. Have you ever thought you would become a youth icon with huge following on social …

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In Conversation with Unsung Heroes of Lamakaan

Lamakaan -- (BR) Vijay, Manoj, Akshay, Kamlakar, Kailash – (FR) Basant, Bharat, Praful, Rajiv, Manas, Krishna

Lamakaan has emerged as a place of Hyderabad’s pride. Being an open cultural space, it attracts at least 200 people daily, who come to listen, watch, discuss, perform and learn. As Lamakaan rides high and celebrates its seventh anniversary, we spoke with visitors and people who are driving force of this hub of creative minds and cultural enthusiasts. In 2010, …

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My mother is my inspiration: In conversation with Abdur Rahman

Philanthropist Abdur Rahman in Hyderabad

My mother is my inspiration and she always inspires me with her activities, says Hyderabad based philanthropist Abdur Rahman. He is the founder of ‘Helping 2 Hands, the AR Foundation’. He opens up about taking up social causes and maintaining a balance between personal and professional in life, in a conversation with Fasiullah SM. Below are excerpts: What motivated you …

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Modi govt. is keen to introduce Islamic banking in India: Interview

Islamic banking in India - Interview with S M Wasiullah

Islamic banking in India will attract huge investment and create more jobs, says research scholar S M Wasiullah, who specializes in Islamic banking and finance. In this interview, he recognizes the Modi government’s increased interest in introducing Islamic banking in the country. RBI is exploring to introduce Islamic banking in the country. What are the reasons? Islamic banking and finance …

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