|POLICE RAID ON PHULAT MADRASA CREATES UNREST
Meerut/Kerana: Police raided the famous Madrasa Jamia Al-Imam Waliulla Darul Uloom Rahimia of Phulat, district Muzaffar Nagar on 18 April. This raid created a wave of anger against the police and the government of Mulayam Singh Yadav. Describing Islamic madrasas as the backbone of Islamic faith, Mufti Mohammad Sharafat said that this raid has been carried out under a planned conspiracy and warned that such raids will never be tolerated. All India Milli Council has strongly condemned this raid and demanded UP government to take strong action against the irresponsible police officers and to ensure that such things are not repeated in future.
Maulana A M Gulzar Qasmi said that Phulat is the place of birth of Shah Waliullah, who launched a battle for India’s freedom and whose academic services are viewed with great respect in the subcontinent. The institute named after Shah Waliullah has always been supportive to government and it is doing a great service to the nation and community. The police raid under a government, founded on secular values is regrettable, he said and added that this will create problems regarding safety of minorities.
HOSPITALS TAKE OVER HOTELS
Hyderabad: Which institution is more profit-making - hotel or hospital? Hyderabad has different story to tell you. Some of star-hotels have been turned into star-hospitals. These hotels have enough infrastructures to convert into hospitals. You need to have an estimated Rs 7 crore or more to convert it into a super-specialty hospital than to set up a new one that would cost upto Rs 40 crore.
Here are names of hotels that are providing health services — The Deccan Continental Hotel to Krishna Institute of Medical sciences; Sarovar Hotel to Medicity Hospital; Sampoorna Hotel is serving as Nampally Care Hospital; and now there is CDR Hospital in place of President Hotel.
But for a hospital, especially of this kind, they take care of intensive quality control like, cleanliness, sanitation, sterile environment and infection-free fresh air, etc.
SHERWANI AWARDS TO AMU STUDENTS
Sherwani awards are being presented every year to brilliant students of Muslim educational institutions upto High School and Intermediate levels in Uttar Pradesh. This year, after a long time and on several requests Aligarh Muslim University's Dean of Students Welfare, Prof Muzaffar Siddiqui sent the merit lists of 10th and 12th classes for the examinations held in the year 2003. Of these two lists, 15 most brilliant students in each list were selected in order of merit i e a total of 30 students for presentation of awards. Among the 15 awardees of 10th class (High School) there are 6 Muslim students and 9 are non-Muslims. Among the 15 awardees of 12th class also there are 6 Muslim students and 9 non-Muslims. The students are both boys and girls. Their awards have been sent to them through the Dean of Students Welfare along with good wishes from Sherwani Saheb.
SEVENTEEN AWARDED FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICES
New Delhi: Seventeen persons associated with Jamaat Ahl-e-Hadith were honoured with awards for their valuable services and contributions in seven different fields like teaching, writing on Hadith, education and Islamic culture, literature etc. The awards, consisting of a commendation certificate, a set of religious books and cash, were presented by Dr Muqtada Hasan Azhari, rector of Jamia Salfia, Banaras and president of reception committee at Pakod, (Jharkhand), venue of the All India Ahl-e Hadith Conference last month.
VHP, BAJRANG DAL ATTACK SOCIAL ACTIVIST
Baroda: Social activist Shabnam Hashmi registered a complaint with police here on 11 April stating that the activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal had attacked her and her colleagues. Police have arrested two people in this connection and they are investigating whether they belong to VHP or Bajrang Dal. Earlier, speaking at a press conference, Hashmi accused a section of media for being 'pro-BJP'. Some journalists boycotted her press conference at Sayaji Hotel and some people attacked her when she come out of the hotel along with her assistants. Damage was caused to her vehicle and one of her friend's shirt was torn in the skirmish.
Arabic literary council established
Arabic scholars and linguists of Kerala founded the Arabic Literary Council with headquarters at Trivandrum, the capital of the state. The council will focus on the expansion and growth of Arabic language in the state. Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal, Sunni spiritual leader and president of Kerala Muslim League is the chief patron of the Council. The council has elected Dr Seed Marakkar as chairman, Dr KV Veeran Moideen as vice president, Dr MS Moulavi as general secretary along with Dr A. Nisarudheen and Dr NAM Abul Qader as office bearers.
“Clash with imperialism is obvious”
Imperialism and people are destined to clash with each other as they cannot go together, observed Prof. KEN Kunhahamed, a noted man of letters. He was speaking in the workshop on "imperialist hegemony and media world” in Calicut organised by the Madhyamam daily. Freedom, democracy and fraternity are people's slogans and globalization and liberalization are the slogans of imperialism. They are bound to clash with each other. We should become part of the resistance movements that are growing across the globe. Media is central in making public opinion and it should act differently as Madhyamam daily is doing in recent years, the left-oriented man of letters said. Gouri Das Nayar, the Hindu special correspondent and famous novelist C. Radhakrishnan also spoke in the workshop. Prof. KA Siddeeque Hasan, Ameer, Kerala Jamat-e-Islami and chairman, Madhyamam Trust inaugurated the programme. O. Abdu Rahiman, Madhyamam editor chaired in the workshop.
Convocation Ceremony In Jamia Nooria
The 41st convocation ceremony of Jamia Nooria was inaugurated by the Sunni spiritual leader and president of Kerala Muslim League, Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal in the Jamia’s Pattikkad campus.
Speaking at the ceremony Dr. MK Muneer, state minister for public works, observed that cultural fascism is the great threat that Indian democracy is facing. Those who want to demolish democracy and establish fascism are again in the run to the power. BJP is trying to compartmentalize people and to track the easy way to power. He was inaugurating the seminar on "Challenges before Secularism" in the Jubilee. State Education Minister Nalakath Soopy released Prophet Muhammed- A Comprehensive Personality, a book written by Alavi Faizi. Papers were presented on "Minorities-Problems and Solutions" and "The Concept of Secularism in Islam".
Two Dozen Poor Girls Married
Sunni Youth Organisation (SYS) organized a “Group Marriage Function” for 24 couples in Calicut City. The function was organized as a part of the golden jubilee festival of the organization. Each girl was provided 80 grams of gold by the organizers. SYS is planning to marry away 50 girls of poor families. In this first phase four girls from the women's orphanage were also included. Sunni Jamiyyatul Ulema National Secretary, AP Aboobakker Musliyar chaired the function
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