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Russians are interested in learning Indonesian language

Indonesian Ambassador to the Russian Federation Vahid Supriyadi says that more Russians are ready to learn the Indonesian language, reports Antaranews Agency.

“In the past, the Indonesian language was studied only in two Russian universities, but after the Indonesia Festival in Moscow the enthusiasm of the Russians to our language has rapidly grown”, said Supriyadi after meeting with Indonesia’s Minister of education and culture Muhadjir Effendi in Jakarta.


Hafiz of the Holy Quran from Yemen arrived in Dagestan

On February 25 Mufti of Dagestan Republic sheikh Ahmad Afandi Abdulaev met with the famous expert and the reader of the Holy Book, Hafiz from Yemen Ibrahim Ahmad al-Zubadzhiy.

Ibrahim Ahmad al-Zubadzhiy came to Dagestan to hold the training courses for the Muslim religious leaders of the region.


Female Quran readers contest was held in Tatarstan

More than hundred participants took part in the mosque named "Iman" in the city of Chistopol in Tatarstan. All of them are the students of the honorable in the region teacher Amina Khanum Nurulova.

The jury of the contest consisted of the teachers working in the Muslim religious organization of the city of Chistopol.

All the participants had to recite one surah by heart and read the given text of the Quran.

According to the results of the competition the jury determined 10 winners who were awarded with valuable gifts and diplomas.


Russian athletes will compete for the hajj

More than hundred athletes from all over the Russian Federation will take part in the Jiu-Jitsu tournament in memory of well-known Tatar Islamic scholar Shihabuddin Mardzhani in Kazan on February 23.  

The tournament will be held in different weight categories among the strongest athletes of Russia, both male and female, born in 2000 and older.

This year the winners of the tournament will go to the hajj and umrah.


"The Young Muslim Preacher" contest was held in Russia

The final of the IV Republican religious contest "Young Muslim Preacher" was held the day before in the cathedral mosque of the city of Elabuga in Tatarstan.

The contest was organized by the Muslim religious administration of the Republic to prepare young preachers, as well as to find talented tatar muslim speakers among young people, and develop their creative potential and improve their speaking skills in public speaking.

More than 30 boys and girls aged 15 to 35 who are not practicing imams and teachers took part in the contest.


One of first printed Ottoman books open to visitors in Dublin after restoration

Оne of the first books printed during the Ottoman era, the "Kitab-ı Cihannüma" (The Book of Pinnacle), was restored with the efforts of Turkish Cultural Foundation (TCF) and can now be viewed at the Chester Beatty Library in Ireland's capital Dublin.
Yalçın Ayaslı, the founder and chairman of the TFC, said that they are happy to support the conservation of the book within "a mission that aims to protect Turkish (cultural) heritage and introduce it to the world."

Prospects for Islamic financial system discussed in Chechnya

A regular session on “Islamic Finance as a Direction for the Development of the Financial System of the North Caucasus” was held at the Ministry of Finance of Chechnya.
The event, organized by the Ministry of Economic, Territorial Development and Trade of the Chechen Republic, was attended by representatives of banks operating in the republic, as well as Islamic financial companies.

Dagestani Muslim - world champion in mental arithmetic

Magomed Kagirov - a young mathematician from Dagestan became the world champion in mental arithmetic in UCMAS (Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System) World competitions held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 9 - 10 December.
More than 12 thousand people from 80 countries participated in the competition. The participants had to prove their arithmetic skills by completing 200 calculations in eight minutes or an average calculation every 2.4 seconds. 

Israeli lab produces world’s first animal-free steak

he first meat-free steak grown in a lab has been produced in Israel, but its creators say it needs a bit more development on the taste.
The steak was produced out of several cell types grown on a scaffold by Aleph Farms and has a muscle-like texture similar to conventional meat. However, it will need at least three to five years to go on sale in markets, according to Didier Toubia, co-founder and chief executive of the company.

All of Pakistan’s problems are due to “lack of education” – experts

At the Tanjai Cheena school in northwest Pakistan, students squeeze into makeshift classrooms where plastic tarps serve as walls and electricity is sparse, as a surging population overstretches the country’s fragile education system.
Sandwiched behind desks like sardines, students repeat words learned in Pashto and English during an anatomy lesson: “Guta is finger, laas is hand”.

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