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Message from President

From the last few years there has been agrowing feeling of discomfort in India which is impacting not only minorities (Muslims& Christians and Sikhs) but also Hindus.


Message from Media Coordinator

This issue of ICSOA Newsletter has been delayed and we sincerely apologise for that. We have received a number of articles for the Newsletter and a selected few are included in this issue.The article on interfaith dialogue by Aslam Abdullah


News from Australia


Making of a composite culture

Allow me to begin with some recollections. In the 80s of the last century, I spent four happy and purposeful years in this city, a resident of Mugga Way, travelling across the length and


News from India

Ruhani's India Visit

The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had a 3-day state visit to India from 14-16 February 2018. By Hanif BISMI

2018 NIRF Ranking in India

Hon Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) has announced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2018 for Indian institutes at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi.



AFMI Convention: aiming for 100% literacy

The American Federation of Muslims of Indian Origin (USA & Canada), AFMI held its 26th Annual International Convention and Gala Awards Ceremony in the historic city of Jodhpur By Dr Habib Bhurawala


Jinnah row, yet another attempt in a major Hindutva plan

Display of a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, in Student Union Hall of Aligarh Muslim University has created yet By Zahid jamil


News from the World

Babri Masjid

Remembering Indian Muslim leaders (Information from the Association of Indian Muslims of Amercica)

Recently, The Association of Indian Muslims of America, Washington DC, observed the death anniversaries of two recent top Indian Muslim leaders. Kaleem Kawaja


Community Harmony & Multiculturalism

Greatest Terrorist

If terrorism is based on creating fear, then the greatest terrorism is inflicted by the media- SimenValom Gurvinder Singh (Guru Wonder)


Is intefaith dialiogue forbidden by Islam ?

Interfaith dialogue or discourse has now become a part of religious work at least in Europe and Americas. Aslam Abdulla

Creative corner

thanks god

Ceremony for "Talkh Nawai" & Mushaira in Sydney

The Book release of TalkhNawaiby Mohammad Izhar-ul-Haq was held along with a Mushaera with prominent overseas and local poets on Saturday 20 January 2018 at Berala Community Centre in Sydney. Fasih Uddin Khan



Eating Indian Cuisine around Greece

My wife and I recently returned from a wonderful trip to Greece and its beautiful islands. On this occasion, we were able to visit Crete, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini and Athens. Emanuel Valageorgiou



Sugar Cane Industry of India Production, Transportation and Pollution

Due to good rain falls and high nutrient availability, India is the second largest producer of sugar in the world. Mrs Farida Alvi

Next issue of ICSOA-Newsletter

Shall cover topics on:

Religious Harmony

Global Food Shortages

World Environment

Please email input on contact@icsoa.org.au

MEFF - Multicultural Eid Festival & Fair

The First, Largest, Longest running Festival in Australia




Announcements & Future events

Request from the ICSOA member Mr Chand Guliyara and Mr Gulamrasul Chepuwala to support the distribution of grocery packets in India during Ramzaan 2018


Previous issues covered in 2017
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October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017
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May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017
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