Monthly Archives: July 2017

This Indian Muslim will fast to protect cows

Kudbay Village (Nakhtrana Taluka), Kutch , GUJARAT :

Jabbar Jat
Jabbar Jat

 Jabbar is a cattle-breeder and owns 16 cows and nine buffaloes. And he loves them.

In the last three years since the BJP government came to power, according to one estimate, 90 lynching incidents have taken place because of alleged beef dealing and cow slaughter. Quite often there has been severe beatings for even transporting cattle. The cause of the cow is seen as dividing communities, especially Hindus and Muslims.

And Jabbar Jat, 27, a Muslim from Kudbay village of Nakhtrana taluka in Kutch, in a great reversal of roles, is at the forefront of a movement to protect cows, reports the Times of India.

Jabbar is a cattle-breeder and owns 16 cows and nine buffaloes. And he loves them. So much so, last week he wrote a letter to the district collector, suggesting each district in Kutch should allocate grazing land for cattle.

To reinforce his demands Jabbar would be going on a fast for 48 hours, beginning July 20 at the Kutch district collectorate.

Jabbar says it is not enough that the government make noises about cattle protection. To become proactive in this matter, he suggests that the administration could begin allotting two buffaloes to each farmer. He also says the state government should bear 50 per cent cost of each gaushala (cow shelter) and it must buy back fertiliser made of cow urine and cow dung from the farmers. These measures, he believes, would be far more effective than just saying cow is sacred.

“In the last two to three years, cow has become a tool to spread hatred, which is hitting the business. Besides, no gau rakshak (cow vigilante) himself rears a cow and merely indulges in hooliganism in the name of cow protection. So, I decided to take up the cause. I would like to tell gau rakshaks that let us sit together for the cause of the cow because killing in the name of cow will lead us to a barbaric society, which will never serve the true purpose,” he was quoted as saying by the newspaper.

The local cow protectors, though a little flummoxed, are in support of Jabbar’s views. Jabbar has invited people from all communities to join him for the fast.

In response, Vallabh Kathiria, chairman of Gujarat State Cow Welfare Board said: “The state government will make efforts to increase economic viability of cows so that people will not let their bovines loose in the city. Once they start earning more from cow dung and cow urine, they will keep their cows at home instead of letting them stray on the roads.”

source:  http://www.khaleejtimes.com / Khaleej Times / Home> International> India / by C.P. Surendran, New Delhi / July 17th, 2017

Abhishek Dhudasiya won Men’s Graded ‘A’ Division Title in Bangalore Open Tenpin Bowling Championships

Bengaluru, KARNATAKA :

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Abhishek Dhudasiya of Tamil Nadu won the Men’s Graded ‘A’ Division Title at the Wissen 3rd Bangalore Open Tenpin Bowling Championships – 2017 being held at the Amoeba Bowling Center, Church Street, Bangalore.

 
In the Masters Round, held this morning, where Top 20 bowlers bowled 8 games block to decide the winner based on total pinfall. Abhishek bowled quite consistently, scoring 6 games above 200 and ending up with total pinfall of 1674 and an impressive average of 209.25.

Sports India Live Staff | Sports India Live
Sports India Live Staff | Sports India Live

The 22-year-old Abhishek finished 91 pins ahead of Salman Khan of Karnataka who finished 2nd with total pinfall of 1583. Former International Antony Rajkumar (1535) of Karnataka finished 3rd.

 
In the Masters Round of Open Division, out of 16 bowlers who made the Cut, 8 bowlers are from Karnataka. Vijay Punjabi of Karnataka is injured and in his place, 1st Reserve Surendra Babu from TamilNadu will play this evening.

 
All 16 bowlers will bowl 8 games this evening and 8 games tomorrow morning. Top 4 bowlers, based on cumulative pinfall of 16 games will move to the Knock-Out Stepladder round. The Finals will be held at 5 pm tomorrow.

source: http://www.sportsindialive.con / Sports India Live / Home> Bowling / by Sports Ind ia Live Staff / July 28th, 2017

Mangaluru : While on this bus , learn how to file IT returns

Mangaluru, KARNATAKA :

Ibrahim Thabreez, 23, has equipped his bus with WiFi and offers free tax consultation
Ibrahim Thabreez, 23, has equipped his bus with WiFi and offers free tax consultation

Owner of a private bus in Mangaluru encourages people to file IT returns by offering information and free consultation

After offering free Wi-Fi services on a private city bus, a Golden Line bus that runs between Mangaluru city (State Bank of India Bus Stand) and Hoo Hakuvakallu near Konaje will offer free consultancy services on several issues such as GST, linking PAN with Aadhaar, filing IT returns and how to go about it.

Ibrahim Thabreez, a 23-year-old MBA graduate working as an export executive at Sharief Marine Product Private Limited decided to spread awareness on the subject. Thabreez‘s family is into transport business and they own about three city buses.

Speaking to Bangalore Mirror, Thabreez said, “People panic when they hear the word tax. Now, with GST, the panic has only increased. I am campaigning so that people come forward and file their returns. I explain to them the benefits of filing returns and how to go about it. For this, I have pasted posters inside the bus. I thought this is the right time to spread awareness as there are few days left to file returns for the last financial year. I addition, I am helping people with getting a PAN card, as well as linking it to their Aadhaar cards and bank accounts,” he said.

The non-salaried class often try to avoid filing returns. “I have provided my mobile number on the posters on the bus. While I guide them for free, in case they want me to take it further and get them a PAN card, I will do so only by charging a fee prescribed by the government. Regarding IT returns, I can guide them on the taxable amount and how to go about filing e-returns. In case they insist that I file it for them, I can provide the services at my office at a reasonable fee,” he said.

When JIOFi was launched earlier this year, Thabreez saw to it that a device was placed inside the bus so that people could use WiFi for free. Though the free offer has ended, they use upto 5 GB data in the bus every day.

source: http://www.bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com / Bangalore Mirror / Home> News> State / by Deepthi Sanjiv, Bangalore Mirror Bureau / July 27th, 2017