waqf


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waqf

(wɑːkf)
n
(Islam) Islam the Muslim practice of endowing property to a religious institution
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This fostered serious debates over cash, the line sometimes being drawn between cash being expended and cash being invested,(125) the latter permitted as waqf property.
It is under Megawati's regime, however, that an attempt to regulate waqf finds its momentous time.
Influenced by the theoretic approach to law suggested by Pierre Bourdieu, she analyzes the development of the law within the context of the power relations between various forces that include: the state and waqf (religious endowment) interests; the state, its local representatives, and agricultural producers; and waqf founders, beneficiaries, overseers, and cultivators (sharecroppers and tenants).
HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has donated a plot of land for the Renaissance of the Nation waqf to construct a building.
The need to promote global interfaith dialogue prominently figured in the talks of the G20 speakers," said Khan, adding there was a need to promote greater understanding among the people of diverse faiths Asked about the need to promote Islamic banking in India, he said the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has expressed its keenness to cooperate with India in the fields of Islamic banking and development of Waqf properties in India.
WASSIT / Aswat al-Iraq: An employee in southern Iraq's Sunni Waqf (Endowment) has been killed in Kut, the center of southern Iraq's Wassit Province on Wednesday, a security source reported.
ISLAMABAD, October 07, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Ruling out giving up claim on the mosque in Ayodhya, the Sunni Central Waqf Board in India Thursday said exploring possibilities for an amicable solution to the dispute without a concrete proposal was a futile exercise.
According to a press release on Thursday, both entities will jointly work for the promotion of Islamic Banking, Finance and Waqf in South Africa while AlHuda CIBE will also provide a 'Waqf Studies 'course through its distance learning platform in addition to its other training programmes.
Bhopal, April 28 -- The three-day fourth orientation-cum-training programme for the chief executive officers (CEOs) of all the 28 Waqf Boards of the country was launched here on Tuesday by the Director General of Academy of Administration Sandeep Khanna.
This autonomy was entrenched in the non-governmental institution of Waqf, or religious trusts, established early in Islamic history as a means to shield scholars from state interference, as well as provide funding to schools, social works, and even armies.
Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB)_has announced its sponsorship of the Waqf Fund, which was established by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) to finance research, education, and training in Islamic finance.
SECP is the regulatory authority for Takaful companies in Pakistan and has formulated rules and regulations for the companies by making amendments in the Insurance Ordinance 2000 while keeping in view the Islamic perspective/principles of Wakalah and Waqf.