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SPORTS: Mysuru lad to be trained at US tennis academy

10 year old Mustafa Raja selected by Florida tennis academy for a one month training course

53-year old cycles 700 km to pay respects to late Syedna

Shabbir Ghadiyali makes his now annual cycling pilgrimage to Mumbai

Boston masjid helps those in need

Boston jamaat packages 15000 meals for 'Neighbors in Need' charity

Uganda Deputy PM visits Kampala masjid site

The Deputy PM and other guests visited the construction site of the masjid and met with the growing community.

Bohras celebrate Milad al Nabi with procession themed on uplifting others

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin lead Milad celebrations in Mumbai on Wednesday

Kolkata jamaat installs first public water fountain

Jaamat installs first of what it hopes will be many clean drinking water fountains in the city.

33 Pakistani kids get visas to join 21,000 Bohra students in Mumbai for Quran programme

India's External Affairs Minister approved visa for 33 children from Pakistan to join Quran event in which 21,000 will participate to mark Prophet Mohammed'sSA birthday celebrations

Maharashtra housing officials inspect Bhendi Bazaar project

MHADA chief pays respects at Raudat Tahera before inspecting Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment

Cricketers become groundskeepers in Azad Maidan cleanliness drive

Amateur cricketers plan regular Saturday cleanliness drive of Mumbai's iconic Azaad Maidan

Arbaeen - The World's Largest Pilgrimage

Bohras participate in Najaf-Karbala walk and central London commemoration

Astros World Series Winners Bring Joy to Houston among the tempests

In the aftermath of the Hurricane Houston Astros brought something to smile about to the Texan city

Syedna delivers Chehlum sermon in Kolkata - TOI

Syedna Saifuddin's first sermon as dai al-mutlaq in Kolkata re-emphasized the peaceful contribution to society he expects of his community

Kolkata Karate Kids shine in tournament

MSB Youngsters pack a punch in North Zone Championship

Kolkata Community abuzz as Syedna arrives for ten day visit

Syedna arrived in the 'City of Joy' on Monday 6th November with the Chehlum sermon on Thursday the prime event of the visit

10 year old Raja aces his second under 12 tournament

South Indian tennis youngster wins 14th AITA title in Bengaluru

San Francisco Bohras Partner to Clean up Local Watershed

Bohras partnered with the Alameda Creek Alliance to clean up and restore a stretch of the Alameda creek running alongside Masjid-e-Mohammedi

In Billerica, a search for common faith

Boston jamaat hosts 'Faiths of Our Community' event in North Billerica masjid

Artist & Designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visits Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin

Renowned artist & designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visited Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at the latter's residence in Karachi during Syedna's Muharram visit to the city

Pakistan PM promises help in Bohra Welfare efforts

Government to provide support to the Bohra community in humanitarian and social work, PM promises

Zardari, Bilawal call on Syedna

'Sindh is the land of Sufi saints and I consider it my home'

CM Sindh hosts reception for Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin

“We are thankful for your support, co-operation and personal care....the people of Karachi are good hosts and respect their guests."

President praises Syedna for promoting harmony

Syedna received by Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain, at State Guest House in Karachi

Mayor presents Key to the City and CM attends Aashura

Mayor praises community's role in the city and Syedna prays for peace in CM visit

Karachi hosting 40,000 Bohras from all over the world

“If we become afraid of some isolated incidents that happened over the years and don’t wear our traditional clothes or stop going to our mosques, or jamatkhana, then we also lose our culture and our identity."

Senior officials, politicians call on Dawoodi Bohra community leader

Governor, CM and Mayor are among high ranking dignitaries to attend 3rd day Moharram sermon

Artist & Designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visits Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin

Renowned artist & designer Yousuf Bashir Qureshi visited Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin at the latter's residence in Karachi during Syedna's Muharram visit to the city

Political leader and cricket legend Imran Khan calls on Syedna

Former international team captain and current political party leader called on Syedna in Karachi

Muslim & Christian clergy And Pakistan Cricket Captain come to pay respects to Syedna

Moulana Tariq Jamil Saheb, Christian clergy and Champions Trophy winning Pakistan captain came to visit Syedna in Karachi

news report: Spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohra community arrives in Karachi

Pakistan's 'The Tribune' reports on Syedna's arrival for the commemoration of Moharram in Karachi

A meeting of chancellors

Manipur Governor discusses trilateral educational initiative with Syedna in Mumbai

Syedna arrives as State Guest in Karachi

Syedna brings message of peace for the people of Pakistan as he is welcomed by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah

Pakistan Minister for Interior impressed by Karachi Jamea Saifiyah

After tour of the campus and meeting with students, Mr Ahsan Iqbal expressed the wish that he had visited the 'marvelous institute' much earlier

UPDATE: Houston Faiz al-Mawaid continues relief meals delivery; passes 10000

Shelters, relief workers and Police were supplied with hot meals by Houston FMB

Mumbai Mirror details building collapse tragedy

23-day-old baby and seven others of Lightwala family died in building collapse; Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, leader of Bohra community, attends funeral prayers.

Syedna leads funerals for victims of Mumbai building collapse

Syedna Saifuddin prayed for the deceased and their loved ones in Eid eve supplication

Pakistan PM commends Bohras on welfare & economic activities

PM lauds contributions of Bohra community in social welfare, economic activities

Commuters served food packets and tea as floods hit Mumbai

Fort area Faizul Mawaaid al-Burhaniyah distributes food packets to commuters at CS Terminus

Syedna gets warm welcome in Visakhapatnam

Syedna arrives for 5 day visit to eastern India port city

Photos, Harvey Relief Update: Over 6000 meals delivered to shelters from Faizul Mawaid al-Burhaniyah Kitchen

Houston FMB delivers over 6000 meals to shelters for flood evacuees

Driving rain fails to dampen Bohra cheer as Mumbai Suburb gets a 1000 trees

Yuva Sena President joined hundreds of Bohras in Marol's Aarey Colony to brighten up a soaking wet Sunday morning and plant a 1000 saplings on Syedna's birthday.

Syedna received in Paris for first visit since becoming al-Da'i al-Mutlaq

After just over a week in England, Syedna arrived in Paris by Eurostar on Tuesday 8 August for his first visit since becoming the head of the community

Mustafa Raja serves up 13th Under-10 AITA Tennis title in style

Mysore Star's 'Star of the week' - Mustafa Raja - is now competing with and defeating players 3-4 years senior to him.

‘Love of One’s Country is Integral to Faith’

In two sermons in Birmingham and London, Syedna reasserted the indivisible central beliefs of the community; love of the country and commitment to faith

Syedna inaugurates Birmingham masjid

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS inaugurated the new masjid in Birmingham, UK, naming it Al-Masjid al-Saifee

Syedna arrives in London ahead of Birmingham masjid inauguration

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin arrived in London ahead of a visit to Birmingham for the inauguration of the UK's newest Bohra masjid

Mumbai's Dawoodi Bohras welcome Iraqi Foreign Minister during India visit

Iraq Foreign Minister visits Raudat Tahera, Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment and Saifee Hospital during day-long interaction with Mumbai's Bohra community

Bohra community carries out blood donation drive

Dubai: Members of Dubai’s Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community this week took part in a blood donation drive. Blood Donation drive by the Dawoodi Bohra Community in Dubai in line with the Year of Giving.

Historian Yusuf Mamujee honoured with presidential award

Mr Yusuf Mamujee's contribution to a new Sri Lankan government publication on communities in the country is recognized with a presidential award

Female entrepreneurs take centre stage in ‘Bohra Bazaar’ festival

Karachi's open 'Bohra Bazaar' is enjoyed by all as Bohra women set out stalls of food and fun for everyone

Bohras plant 200 trees in Udaipur

Over 200 trees planted by Bohra community members in plantation drive

Syedna inaugurates Kuwait MSB

Brand new and state-of-the-art MSB educational institute can accommodate 1600 students

Syedna received by Amir of Kuwait

Amir of Kuwait hosts a reception for Syedna at his official residence

VIDEO: Bhendi Bazaar News Feature on SIngapore TV

A news feature on SBUT's Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment from Singapore

Sydney jamaat hosts Eid Milan with guests from political and religious fraternities

World renonwned nauhakhwan Nadeem Sarwar was a star guest at Sydney jamaat's Eid gathering with community leaders

Rajkot Bohras welcome PM Modi with tree saplings

PM Narendra Modi was given a welcome with tree saplings instead of traditional bouquets to highlight Syedna's tree plantation drive

Baptist leader joins Nottingham jamaat for Eid celebrations

Local church leader was an honoured guest of Nottingham's jamaat on Eid day

Trees: "If 160 of you can do this much then we are thousands, how much more imperative is it on us!"

'Each one, plant one' - Small town Bohra community sparks wider environmental awareness with tree plantation effort

Lip-smacking food, special prayers bring Bohras together on Eid

After 30 days of fasting Eid was celebrated with gusto by Bohras in Indore

Sydney's Dawoodi Bohra community plant 400 trees at Oakhurst's Aunty Mavis Halvorson Park

Sydney's Blacktown councillors got mud under their finger nails in Syedna's tree plantation drive. The local paper reports.

Saplings planted in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Twin Cities get 328 saplings in Bohra community worldwide plantation drive

Maharashtra Chief Minister attends iftaar dinner

CM Sri Devendra Fadnavis attended an iftaar dinner and planted a sapling

Mumbai Bohras to plant 40,000 trees in the city for Eid

Mumbai's widespread Bohra community will plant 40,000 trees across the city to mark the end of the Month of Ramadhan

London vigil - When even the skies shed tears

CNN speaks to Abduttayeb Hassanali at the London vigil where grey skies gave way to rain as Londoners remembered Saturday's attack.

Sadly - another vigil; London remembers attack victims

Bohras from London joined thousands to pray for the lost, the recovering and the heroes. The Daily Mail reports

Plant trees, Bohra leader tells community

On World Environment Day, DNA reports on the tree planting drive by Bohras in Mumbai

Dubai Bohra community to hold blood donation day

UAE Bohras will donate blood in drive scheduled in Ramadhan to coincide with WHO blood donation day.

Photos: Communities come together in vigil for Manchester victims

Members of the Manchester jamaat joined in mourning for the victims of Monday's senseless attack.

Kenyan President HE Uhuru Kenyata's speech at the inauguration of Nairobi's Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah; Langata, Nairobi

In April 2017 His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya accepted the invitation of His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin TUS to inaugurate the new campus of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah in Langata, Nairobi.

Crossing the finish line with the Sri Lankan flag, Hassan Esufally completes the Ironman event

Courtesy of Daily Mirror

Bohra community urged to strive for UAE’s prosperity

SyednaTUS urges UAE Bohras to contribute positively to the nation during stopover visit.

Iron Man Ammar speaks of his grueling triumph

Nasik's first ever 'Iron Man' Ammar Miyaji talks about about his achievement.

"Studying the Quran as well as Einstein", a profile of Aljamea Nairobi

Journalist Jyoti Shelar attended the inauguration of Aljamea Nairobi and shares her profile in The Hindu newspaper.

Kenya's First Lady visits Nairobi Jamea Campus

Her Excellency Mrs Margaret Kenyatta toured the new campus and met the girl students in a visit that bred warmth, respect and affection all around.

Photos: Al Jamea tus Saifiyah Nairobi

A special set of photos of the newly inaugurated Al Jamea tus Saifiyah campus in Nairobi

News Coverage - Inauguration of Al Jamea tus Saifiyah, Nairobi

News Coverage - Inauguration of Al Jamea tus Saifiyah, Nairobi

President Kenyatta inaugurates new Aljamea campus in Nairobi

President Kenyatta commended the Dawoodi Bohra Community for promoting tolerance and peace, noting that the community truly represents what Islam stands for.

Syedna arrives in Nairobi for Jamea campus opening and annual exam

The mood was festive, smiles all around and the fireworks lit up the cool Nairobi night as SyednaTUS arrived for the inauguration of the new Al Jamea tus Saifiyah campus.

akber teas chairman receives top Sri Lankan award

Chairman of Akber Brothers Tea is given Deshmanya Award by Sri Lanka's president

Avengers outgun Falcons to retain SMB Cricket Trophy

Perhaps its just not a good year if your team name includes 'Falcons'. After the Atlanta Falcons went down in this year's Super Bowl final - it was the turn of the Fakhri Falcons who went down to AMB Avengers in the Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin cricket final.

Sindh Governor praises Bohras as 'most peaceful community'

Sindh governor praised the community as peaceful and economically productive in a meeting with a Bohra delegation Wednesday.

eman ahmed weight-loss surgery progresses well

The world's heaviest lady, Eman Ahmed, has lost 100kg since arriving at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital in January. The BBC reports.

Saifee Hospital comes to aid of Twitter-shamed 'fattest' policeman

The BBC reports on how Saifee Hospital came to the aid of a Mumbai policeman who became the subject of a viral tweet by a famous Indian writer

Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment is a lesson in involving local people

In an in-depth look, 'The Hindu' newspaper finds that the Bhendi Bazaar makeover plan offers lessons worth learning, particularly about how to involve and incentivise the various stakeholders

Dr Frank Islam visits Bhendi Bazaar project

Philanthropist and entrepreneur, Dr Frank Islam, was a guest of Shahzada Ezzuddin saheb when he visited the Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project in his recent trip to India.

Coastweek, Kenya, reports on famine relief efforts by Bohras

Bohras in Kenya have been assisting in famine relief efforts in a drought stricken part of the country.

Surat Aljamea archers take silver at Nationals

Archers from Aljameatus Saifiyah, Surat, took silver medals representing Gujarat at the Indian Nationals

SyednaTUS to visit Indore and surrounding areas

Syedna SaifuddinTUS embarked on a tour of Indore and surrounding areas from Sunday 26th February

SyednaTUS bids farewell to Nagpur

Syedna SaifuddinTUS bid farewell to Nagpur after several days visiting the city and surrounding areas.

SyednaTUS urges citizens to strive for excellence

SyednaTUS urges good citizenship in Nagpur sermon.