Culture & Heritage

Sufi music has the power to heal: Harshdeep Kaur

(RAHNUMA) “Sufi music has a peculiar magic to it. It metamorphoses one to a distant world, and the lyrics tend…

Telangana: Water of historic well Doodh Bowli believed to have medicinal value

Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The water from this historic well was once used to quench the thirst of the Nizams, the…

Mosques in Makkah welcome worshippers for first Friday prayers after curfew lifted

MAKKAH (RAHNUMA) Worshippers performed Friday prayers in mosques in Makkah for the first time on Friday since a coronavirus curfew was…

What convinced me that Muhammad (s) was a true Prophet by Ryan Hunter

By Ryan Hunter, Former Chair, Defense and Diplomacy Policy Centre at Roosevelt Institute Dr. Khalil Andani, a scholar of Islamic…

Prominent Muslim clerics advise no hugs, no handshakes this Eid

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Prominent Muslim clerics on Saturday advised the community members not to hug each other and shake…

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan’s UNSEEN wedding picture ft. Sara and Ibrahim is nothing but royal

(RAHNUMA) Amid the lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, social media is filled with a lot of unseen and…

How the British Raj’s abolishment of Sati saved Hindu women

By Ahmed Khan, Founder, TheRahnuma.com, Editor-In-Chief (Online English) (Rahnuma) In late March 1674 Shivaji Bhosale I was finally recognized and crowned…

Why Holi in this Dargah in UP is unique

Barabanki, March 10 (IANS) This is a Holi that is different to the only being celebrated in the rest of…

A role model for aspiring female Arab fighter pilots

AMMAN (Rahnuma): Earlier this year, Princess Salma bint Abdullah II of Jordan became the first Jordanian woman to complete preliminary…

The rise and fall of the Islamic caliphate in history

(Rahnuma) According to the Sunni school, which rejects hereditary succession based on the Quranic laws of inheritance, the successors of Holy…
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