Islamic Voice A Monthly English Magazine

April 2006
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People's Education Society and Trust

The Peopleís Education Society and Trust was established in 1967 by late Dr A. M Shaikh, an IAS officer who retired as commissioner of Belgaum. He built the A.M. Shaikh Homoeopathic Medical College. The A.M Shaikh Hospital is attached to this Medical College. It is a 120 bedded multi-speciality hospital with separate allopathic and homoeopathic wings. Hospital facilities are available free of cost for the deserving and needy patients. The Trust has in its fold, the Sunflower Nursery and Primary School, Shaikh Pre-University College of Science and Commerce, Shaikh Institute of Nursing, Belgaum Institute of Management Studies, Shaikh College of Education and the Academy of Languages. For more details, contact, Abu Shaikh, Chairman and Managing Trustee, Shaikh Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum-590010. Ph: 0831-2473253. Email:[email protected]

Catering and Hotel Management

The Canan Fathima Gani Institute of Catering and Hotel Management, is a unit of Hajee T.K.M Trust, an organisation founded by late, Hajee T.K.Mohamed Gani Rowther. The Institute is a franchisee of Canan School of Catering and Hotel Management, Chennai. The institution was set up in 2004 and is committed to the pursuit of excellence. Cananís graduates have been absorbed in leading hotels in India and across the globe. The Institute offers Diploma in Hotel Management and Food Craft Management too. For more details, contact Canan Fathima Gani Institute of Catering and Hotel Management, Kovaipudur, Coimbatore-641042. Tamil Nadu. Ph: 98430-23230/ 0422-5577633. Email:[email protected]

New Generation PU College for Women

The New Generation Education Society (NGS) is starting the New Generation Pre-University College for Women (Arts and Commerce with the combination of Computer) from the academic year, 2006-2007. It is proposed to start the science section after two years. The Society began with LKG. The High School results have always been above the state average. Now NGS has a brand new school complex building with good infrastructure, greenery all around and a beautiful view of M.N.K Park from the campus. For more details, contact: Secretary, New Generation School, 34, Kanakapura Road, Basavangudi, Bangalore-560004. Ph: 26578699. Email: [email protected]

AIEEE and CET Crash Courses

CHIPS IIT-JEE is conducting crash courses for AIEEE-2006 and CET-2006 for students studying in CBSE XII, ISC XII and PUC II. Courses for CBSE/ISC XII have commenced from March 20, 2006, while the course for PUC II will begin from April 8, 2006. For details contact H.S. Venkataramaiah, Director. CHIPS IIT-JEE, No -157, Shankar Nagar, 6th Main, opposite to Ashoka Heights, Mahalakshmi Layout Bus Terminal, Bangalore-560096. Ph: 56960462.

Post Doctoral Scholarship in Italy for Young Indian Researchers

IIT Kanpur and University of Naples Federico II (Italy) have entered into an agreement for two post-doctoral scholarships for young Indian researchers. Interested candid-ates may send their CV and a brief research proposal to Prof Giorgio Serino-email: [email protected], with a copy to [email protected] Questions about the scholarship if any are also to be directed by email to both Prof Serino and to [email protected]

Join Our Mission

The Span Welfare Charitable Trust in Pune has been involved in various activities such as providing employment for the educated Muslims, financial assistance towards the deserving and downtrodden and match-making for over a decade. For the last three years, the Trust has been actively involved in setting up a resource centre for propagating the message of the holy Quran, elimination of misconceptions about Islam amongst Muslims and non-Muslims and uniting various groups into one Ummah. The Trust owns a 500 sq.ft office with over 1000 books, VCDs, computers and a DVD player. We appeal to the community to join us in our Mission. You could contribute by way of books, your suggestions, literature on Islam and in any other way which will help in spreading the message of Islam and peace to Muslims and non-Muslims. For more details, get in touch with Masood Shaikh, Span Welfare Charitable Trust, 21, Al-Ameen Society, Gultekdi, Pune-411037. Ph: 020-24263303 or 24262210.

Fresh Mechanical Engineers
Location Qatar

Descon Engineering Qatar requires ten Fresh Mechanical Engineering graduates for their projects. Only candidates willing to attend a personal interview in Mumbai will be considered. Resumes can be forwarded to the following Mumbai recruiting agent : A.G. Enterprises, B/8, Everest Building, 3rd Floor, Tardeo Road, Mumbai - 400034. Tel:23522960,56621037. Fax: 23510534. Send e-mail to [email protected], [email protected] .com

Royal University for Women, Bahrain

Faculty positions full time starting September 2006


Vice-President (Academic)

Vice-President (Administration and Finance)

Faculty of Management

A faculty member in Mathematics for Management, Statistics and Information Systems

A faculty member in Corporate Management, Marketing, Organisational Behaviour, Business Communication and/or Macroeconomics

Faculty of Art, Design and Computing Science;

A faculty member in Graphic Design

A faculty member in Drawing and Painting

A studio Technician

A computer lab instructor

A faculty member in Interior Design

A technical teacher in Fashion Design

Please send CVís and application letters to [email protected]
For further details log on;

Household Work / Cooking
Location: Gaborone, Botswana (South Africa)

A well-to-do Muslim family is looking for a couple-(husband and wife) to take care of the household work. Should be familiar with kitchen work, cooking and housekeeping. Knowledge and fluency in English and Arabic is essential. Couples interested in teaching and dawah work with orientation towards religion will be preferred. Those with a driving license will be more suitable. Send complete details with bio-data, directly to : Email: [email protected]

Al-Jumuah in India

Al-Jumuah Magazine-the English Islamic magazine published by Al-Muntada Al-Islami, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), will now be distributed in India too. The magazine is concerned with matters relating to the Muslim creed, Islamic Jurisprudence and Islamic education, apart from features on womenís issues. The magazine is looking for representatives in India who will promote subscriptions for the magazine.

For more details, contact, Hussain Ahmed Siddiqui,
Marketing Representative.
Mobile: 09415848548
Email: [email protected]

Add Colour to this Child's Life

Six year old Barkatís life is colourless. Facing the dark clouds of death hovering around him, this beautiful child of a foot-path vendor is struggling to be alive. Suffering from a Congenital Heart Disease, he is awaiting an Intra Cardiac Repair surgery costing Rs. 45,000/- at the Cardiac Centre at LTMG Hospital, Mumbai. You can add colour to this childís life.

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