Religion News – Newsletter for February 24, 2011Thursday, February 24, 2011
NEW DELHI – The government Thursday said it will soon call a meeting of Muslim members from both houses of parliament to seek suggestions on reforming Haj pilgrimage facilities.
“I plan to convene a meeting in the next few days of Muslim members from both houses so that we can have their views on reforms …. Original article on Gaea Times at : Government to meet Muslim MPs on Haj facility reforms.
DHARAMSALA – Claims by Himachal Pradesh Police of a possible “Chinese connection” to the activities of Tibetan religious leader, the Karmapa, are falling apart with the Karmapa’s office giving out details that there was nothing amiss in the money found from his monastery.
The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who resides at his temporary abode … Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Karmapa’s ‘Chinese connection’ leaves Himachal police red-faced.
DEOBAND – The controversial Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi will continue as vice chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband till a three-member subcommittee of clerics constituted Wednesday takes a final call on him.
The decison was taken by the Majlis-e-Shoora, the seminary’s highest decision making body, which set up the subcomittee.
According to a spokesman of Darul … Read more : Vastanvi to stay till Deoband panel submits report.