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  • Sir Syed Day Celebrations Held At Kennedy Auditorium, Aligarh

    Aligarh (20 Oct 2014): The most important contribution of Sir Syed was to show the right path to the community and to guide it. The candle of education which was illuminated by Sir Syed in the 19th century has hardly any parallel in the world. ...

  • AMU offers to clean the Ganga

    Hyderabad: Aligarh Muslim University’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd) Zamiruddin Shah while speaking here at a function sponsored by Indo-Arab League, Hyderabad on 20 September offered his university’s (AMU’s) services to the c...

  • Curfew imposed in Kishanganj after communal tension

    Patna: Curfew was imposed in a Bihar town on 7 October following communal tension after the chopped head of a cow was found near a temple, officials said. Authorities have imposed prohibitory orders in Kishanganj town, about 400 km from here, t...

  • Federation of Indian Trade Unions (FITU) launched

    Kochi: A new apex body for trade union organisations, “Federation of Indian Trade Unions” was formed here at an historic national convention held at Aluva near Kochi in Kerala on 25 September. National president of the Welfare Party...

  • Seminar on Qur’an

    New Delhi: A two-day seminar on how the Qur’an prevents social evils was organised here at the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on 27-28 September. It was held jointly by Idara Ulumul Qur’an (IUQ) of Aligarh and JMI’s Arabic departm...

  • Indian Muslims should integrate, not assimilate: AMU VC

    Hyderabad: Indian Muslims should integrate but not assimilate. They should contribute in nation building, national security and economy, but conserve Islamic traditions, culture and ethos, feels Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Lieuten...

  • Ex-judge, who had to leave home during ‘02 riots, dies

    Ahmedabad: Justice (retired) M H Kadri of the Gujarat High Court passed away here early on 5 October at his residence in Navrangpura. He was 72 and is survived by his wife and two daughters. Kadri suffered a massive cardiac arrest past midnight...

  • Panel submits review on Sachar panel report

    New Delhi: A committee examining the implementation of the recommendations made by the Sachar Committee, set up by the erstwhile UPA government to look into the socio-economic status of Muslims, submitted its report to the minority affairs mini...

  • Tibbia College Delhi faces problems

    New Dehi: Unani and Ayurvedic Tibbia College of Delhi situated in today’s cosliest commercial area of central Delhi i.e. Karol Bagh which was set up by Masihul Mulk Hakeen Ajmal Khan with great diligence and inaugurated by Gandhiji is tod...

  • Minorities panel takes up boy’s brutal killing in Hyderabad

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh Minorities Commission on 9 October registered a case in connection with a 11-year-old boy being burnt to death by army men here. Taking suo moto cognizance of the killing of the boy in army garrison in Mehdipatnam,...

  • Court’s verdict in favour of Urdu translators

    Miranur After 16 long years of legal battle UP High Court pronounced its verdict in favour of Urdu translators, this verdict has benefited thousands of Urdu translators regarding their transfer. It may be clarified that during the previous Sama...

  • Plasma Institute to distribute textbooks free to poor students

    New Delhi: Plasma Institute’s Director Rizwan Khan said here that in order to create educaional awareness in poor boy and girl students and to induce them to acquire education this Institute has decided to provide school books to these st...

  • Rs. 5 crore additional grant to Tibbia College, Delhi

    New Delhi: Delhi’s Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung, at a meeting held at Raj Niwas (LG’s official residence-cum-office) on 11 September announced, among other things a special additional grant of Rs 5 crores to Delhi’s Unani & Ay...

  • SC verdict in favour of Urdu is commendable: Nariman

    New Delhi: Former Additional Solicitor General, Fali Sam Nariman said while speaking at ‘National Minorities Commission’s Seventh Annual Lecture’ at Constitution Club here on 12 September that the Supreme Court’s recent ...

  • Fake madrasahs found in Baghpat

    New Delhi: Yuva Shakti Social Welfare Society, an NGO of Delhi found in reply to a question asked under RTI that many fake madrasas, all government aided, are being run in Baghphat and Meerut. Members of the Yuva Shakti Social Welfare Society, ...

  • AMU to open school for Muzaffarngr victims

    ALIGARH:  The Aligarh Muslim University on 27 September clarified that an amount of Rs. 51 lakh contributed by AMU for riot victims of Muzaffarnagar is still with the University. It will be used for constructing Sir Syed Public School in M...

  • Syed Asadullah

    Syed Asadullah, son of late Syed Ahmadullah was well known in his area of Mahbbobganj and Unchegaon in Faizabad, as "BDO Sahab". A legendry educationalist and social reformer, he dedicated his life to the development and educational u...

  • Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari

    A veteran politician and noted Islamic scholar, Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, 72, passed away, September 30, after prolonged illness. As the news about his death spread, mourners from various parts of the Valley, rushed to his residence in...

  • AWARDS

    Delhi’s literary and non-political organisations Urdu Development Organisation and United Muslim of India announced World Urdu Day literary awards for persons who rendered valuable services for the promotion of Urdu. Those selected for th...

  • Obituaries

    AADIL ASEER DEHLWI, Delhi’s noted Urdu poet and author of children’s literature died of heart attack in Delhi on 20 September at the age of about 55 years. He leaves behind two brothers and three sisters but no children because his ...