HAMDARD TALENT SEARCH SCHEME
New Delhi: As in previous years, this year also advertisements were published under Hamdard Talent Search Scheme at all India level for granting scholarships. Of the 276 applicants, 84 boy and girl students were called for written test and interview. The Interview Board finally selected 12 boy and girl students for grant of scholarship for the year 2005. In group (A) for monthly scholarships of Rs 250, the selected students are Farah Nishat (Hyderabad), Lubna Qasmi (Malviya Nagar, New Delhi), Masfarah Jeelani (Talimabad, N D), Soobia Sultana (Bangalore) and Khan Salma Nasir (Thane-Maharashtra). In group (B) for monthly scholarships of Rs 350 the selected students are Sheikh Nabi Rasool (AP), Nadira Sultana (Hyderabad), Sheikh Juned Akhtar (Maharashtra), Mohd. Aamir and Mohd. Yasser (Malegaon-Maharashtra) and Thamam Ansari (Channai). In group (C) is Dilip Kumar, Ali Masoothi (Dharwar -Karnatak).
PROGRAMME ON JIGAR MORADABADI
Rampur: All India Radio, Rampur will broadcast a drama serial on the life of Urdu poet Jigar Moradabadi from the first week of the new year ie 2005. This drama is written by Nafees Siddiqui and is titled ‘Mera Paigham Mohabbat hai, jahan tak pahonchay’. It will project important aspects of Jigar’s life.
CRESCENT SCHOOL WINS TROPHY IN DEBATE
New Delhi: Fatehpuri Muslim Senior Secondary School sponsored Inter School Urdu debate for the 13th Ibrahim Japanwala Running Trophy in Jeevan Bakhsh Hall on 4, December on ‘Internet a Blessing’ in which Crescent School bagged the trophy in junior category. Individual prizes were won by its students Ms Chawla (first prize) and Mohd. Zahid (third prize). In the senior category the trophy was won by Mazharul Islam School.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO ABDUL HAMID’s WIDOW
Dehradun: Uttaranchal chief minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari, expressing sorrow over the financial difficulties of Param Vir Chakra awardee, Shaheed Abdul Hamid’s widow Rasoolan Bi, has granted an amount of Rs 5 lakh to her from chief minister’s fund. The amount has already been sent to her who lives in Ghazipur district (UP)’s Dhamoopur village.
SALIM ALI MEMORIAL LECTURE IN AMU
Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University organised Dr Salim Ali Memorial Lecture in the memory of the famous ornithologist on 4 December. Speaking on this occasion, Prof Hans Winkler distinguished ornithologist of Australia and an expert on wood peckers shed light on the different organs of birds like their wings, beaks, claws, heads, brains etc and explained how birds of different species were born. He said that the morphology of different birds governs the speed and height of their flight. Dean of the Faculty of Wild Life Sciences (WLS) Prof S.M. Hadi said that AMU’s WLS department is counted among the best in the world where research work on wild life goes on regularly.
Lecture programme on Jews and Zionism
New Delhi: The Aligarh Muslim University's Department of Islamic Studies organised an extra-mural lecture on December 3, 2004 on the theme "Jews and Zionism in the opinion of Indian Muslims".
Dr Suseela Strofjell from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London gave an illuminating lecture on the Jews and Zionism.
The convenor of the lecture programme Dr Zafarul Islam introduced Dr Strofjell as a distinguished expert of both classical and modern Hebrew languages and who had done her Ph.D on the Hebrew Bible. Dr. Islam complimented the services of Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat to the Palestinian people and his life long struggle against Zionists.
The chairman of Department of Islamic Studies, Prof. Abdul Ali described the sad plight of the Palestinians as the ugliest blot on the history of modern civilisation as well as on the collective conscience of mankind. He added that not only the Muslim community of the country but the entire nation supports Palestinians struggle for a just cause.
Dr Strofjell said that Indian Muslims had extended their moral support to the Palestinians from the very beginning of the creation of the Jewish state. She was of the view that the settlement of the dispute between Palestinians and Israelis was necessary for permanent peace in West Asia.
The lecture was followed by a discussion in which several aspects of Palestinians problems were discussed.
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