Jobs @ MG
Awards: 1-15 October 2002
Noted litterateur PROF. QAZI ABDUS SATTAR has been selected for the greatest Bahadur Shah Zafar Award of Delhi Urdu Academy. The award consists of Rs 1,11,100, a shawl, a memento and a certificate. The Academy will also present awards to PROF. QAZI UBAIDUR RAHMAN HASHMI of the Department of Urdu, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi for research and criticism in Urdu, PROF. SUGHRA MEHDI for creative prose, DR ASLAM PARVEZ for poetry, M KAZIM for journalism and MANSOOR ALAM of NDMC Secondary School, Bapu Dham for best teacher. These awards include a cash prize of Rs 21,000, a shawl, a memento and a certificate. DR AHRAR HASHMI and ABU JAFAR ZAIDI would also be posthumously awarded for scientific literature and calligraphy respectively.
The first Kaifi Azmi International Award was recently given to noted Pakistani poet AHMED FARAZ during Dubai Mega Mushaira. Present on the occasion, Kaifiís actress daughter and MP, Shabana Azmi said that Faraz was chosen for the award because both poets (Kaifi and Faraz) shared common values of peace and love. ĎI believe that Faraz will spread the message of Kaifiís hope for better futureí, Azmi said and added that good poetry lays emphasis on peace and friendship. Faraz is known in India also for his poem - Ranjish hi sahi, sung by Mehdi Hasan. The award has been instituted in memory of progressive poet Kaifi Azmi who died on May 10 this year.
In recognition of his invaluable contribution to sports and physical education DR JAWAID ALI, chairman of the Department of Physical Health and Sports Education, Aligarh Muslim University has been recently honoured with Spardha Shree Award-2002. Minister of Health, Government of Delhi, Dr AK Walia presented the award to him.
Urdu poet and litterateur REYAZ ALI SHAIQ was honoured with best teacherís award by Delhi Municipal Corporation on the occasion of Teachers Day. The award was presented to him by Raj Mohan Singh, director of the Department of Education at Shah Auditorium Delhi. Shaiq has been teaching and is also the headmaster of MCD managed Chauhan Bangar School for 5 years. He is a poet also. Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy had honoured him for his first collection of poem Naya Sawera.
Young star of the Lordís MOHAMMAD KAIF was honoured with Paryag Gaurav Samman on August 30 at Paryag Samiti Hall Allahabad. His knock of 87 not-out led to the victory of India during Nat West Trophy final against England at the historic Lordís ground on July 13. Human Resources Development Minister, Dr Murli Manohar Joshi presented a gift and a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to Kaif on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Government and said that dedication and determination had led Kaif to the position where he is. Joshi advised youngsters to emulate Kaif. His father Mohammad Tarif and mother Qaisar Jahan were also present on the occasion. He added another feather to his cap when he scored an unbeaten 111 off 112 balls with a sparkling six and eight fours at the ICC Champions Trophy at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 13 against Zimbabwe. He was chosen man of the match. Kudos to Kaif! Keep it up!
& Support MG