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ma·dra·sa

or ma·dra·sah also ma·dras·sah  (mə-drä′sə)
n. Islam
1. An institution for the study of Islamic theology and religious law.
2. The buildings and grounds of such an institution, typically attached to a mosque.

[Arabic, school, from darasa, to study; see drš in Semitic roots.]
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madrasah

(məˈdræsə; ˈmɑːdræsə) or

madrasa

;

medrese

(məˈdrɛseɪ)
n
(Islam) Islam an educational institution, particularly for Islamic religious instruction
[from Arabic, literally: place of learning]
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Noun1.madrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistanmadrasah - Muslim schools in Bangladesh and Pakistan; "the Pakistan government decided to close down madrasas that provided military training for their students"; "many madrasas in Bangladesh are supported with money from Saudi Arabia"
religious school - a school run by a religious body
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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In this regard, he said, all stakeholders including public and private sector schools, madrassas and other concerned departments have been taken on board on the issue.
ISLAMABAD -- The federal government and Ittehad Tanzimat Madaris Pakistan have decided that the Federal Board of Education will be responsible to conduct exams of compulsory subjects in Madrassas and issuing of their consolidated results of Matric and Intermediate level.
ISLAMABAD: The federal government and Ittehad Tanzimat Madaris Pakistan have decided that the Federal Board of Education will be responsible to conduct exams of compulsory subjects in Madrassas and issuing of their consolidated results of Matric and Intermediate level.
ISLAMABAD -- Higher Education Commission (HEC) and various boards of madrassas will form a joint committee to resolve the issue of two-year degree programme.
Heptulla also hailed the government for initiating significant steps towards modernization of education in Madrassas.
In the years since NAP was passed, fierce debate around the regulation of madrassas gradually led to a consensus among the masses, media and the international forum that only registration of madrassas was not enough to counter the growing radicalisation of the youth.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) has compiled a report on geo-tagging and registration of all the madrassas in Pakistan and announced to bring them under the Ministry of Education.
Peshawar Zalmi,in collaboration with the Zalmi Foundation initiated the ZML in KPK back in August and the league gained popularity and this was the first time when the students of madrassas were given proper opportunity to showcase their talent on a main stage, said Javed Afridi,Chairman, Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday.
Khan has repeatedly called for reforms in the education system to bring the seminaries, also known as madrassas, in line with the modern education system.
He said the current number of enrollment at the Madrassa Schools, in the capital, was a success and the project aimed at encouraging Madrassas (religious seminaries) to introduce Science, Math's, Social Studies and English in their curriculum so that the academic proficiency for class I-V should be enhanced in the target areas.
'Without having a proper knowledge (of religious teachings) and understanding of seminaries, it is not possible to come up with a strong policy for dealing with issues related to madrassas,' said Ayaz while addressing the participants of a symposium in which a book 'what is Madrassa: Deeni Madaris and Modern Demand' was presented for critical reviews.