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  • Aligarh Students to hold convention on State Excesses on Innocent Citizens

    Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union is organising a convention on State Excesses on Innocent Citizens to question why more than 6000 innocents Muslim youths are languishing in jails. Why? Thousands of people in Kashmir and North Eas...

  • Darul Musannefin Shibli Academy

    By Dr Javed Ali Khan Honorary Fellow, Shibli Academy On the 21st of November 2014, Darul Musannefin Shibli Academy, the premier Indo-Islamic research institute of the Subcontinent, which was established at a time when literary academies ...

  • Jamiat Ulama announces scholarships for technical and professional education

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH)’s general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madni said here on 11 November while announcing educational scholarships 2014-15 by Jamiatul Ulama for prospective students of technical and professional education...

  • India renews efforts to rescue Indian hostages in Iraq

    New Delhi: Reviving efforts to rescue captive Indian workers in Iraq, the government has dispatched two additional officials to its outpost in Erbil. Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj recently met families of the hostages and reassured them of the...

  • Citizenship norms eased for Afpak Hindus

    Eligible applicants, mostly Hindus from Pakistan and Afghanistan, can now submit their applications with their passports. Hindus of Pakistan and Afghanistan who have sought refuge in India alleging religious persecution in their home countries ...

  • Pension for madrasa and Sanskrit teachers in Jharkhand

    Madhopur: Jharkhand’s chief minister Hemant Soren’s government has taken an important decision to grant pensions to madrasa and Sanskrit pathshala teachers. There are 186 madrasas and 12 Sanskrit pathshalas or schools in the state w...

  • Plan to make madrasa students high tech

    Sherkot: Madrasa Education Board plans to make madrasa students, whose education is normally confined to religious education, high tech after which they will be able to fill up examination forms directly online, instead of the earlier practice ...

  • UMF to provide free legal help to victims of excesses in riots

    New Delhi: President of United Muslims Front (UMF), Shahid Ali  Advocate, said while speaking to his organisation’s core committee consisting of a team of 25 lawyers at UMF’s office at Jungpura in New Delhi on 3 November that i...

  • UP remains most backward among BIMARU states

    Lucknow: A study conducted by ASSOCHAM (Associated Chamber of Commerce & Industry) shows that UP remains the most backward among the BIMARU states (Bihar, Madhya Pradeh), Rajasthan and UP) during the past 9 years. UP has registered the slow...

  • American Embassy launches Urdu website

    New Delhi: American embassy in New Delhi has started a website in Urdu in order to bring the Urdu knowing people of India and USA nearer to each other and to enable Urdu knowing people to have access to the developments and activities taking pl...

  • Notice to SP leaders for not fulfilling the promise of 18% quota

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court’s senior lawyer and Chairman of United Muslim Front, Shahid Ali, advocate by issuing legal notices to UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party’s Chairman Mulayam Singh Yadav and another senior Pa...

  • Assoc. of Muslim Doctors to bring Muslims into medical field

    New Delhi: Association of Muslim Doctors, Delhi plans to open a chain of nursing homes in Delhi and NCR (National Capital Region) where cheap treatment facilities for poor people will be provided. Towards this end a nursing home will be opened ...

  • Ta’meer-e Millat College student honoured

    Aligarh: A student of Aligarh’s Ta’meer-e Millat Islamia Inter College, HM Daaniyal who topped in Urdu in the High School exam in the whole of Aligarh district was honoured by UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav with ‘Fakhr-e Ali...

  • Allama Shibli and Aligarh

    By Prof. Zafarul Islam Islahi Allama Shibli Nomani (4 June, 1857-18 November, 1914) was an eminent Islamic thinker, famous Sirah writer and a distinguished teacher of MAO  College, Aligarh. He first came into contact with Sir Syed Ahm...

  • AWARDS

    Prof SHARIF HUSAIN QASMI, prominent Urdu and Persian author, researcher and intellectual of India was honoured by Doha (Qatar)’s Majlis Farogh-e Urdu Adab Award.’ The jury in India which selected Prof Sharif Qasmi for this prestigio...

  • Obituaries

    SAMI KHATEEB, former chairman of Mumbai’s famous educational institution Anjuman-e Islam, a prominent industrialist and chairman of a pharmaceutical company of Mumbai died of heart attack on 18 November in Kokilaben Hospital at the age of...

  • Men & Women In News

    Prof (Dr) KHURSHID IQBAL ANDRABI, Director of Research Department in Kashmir University has been appointed Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University by state governor NN Vohra who is also the Chancellor of this University. His higher education was ...

  • Attempts to frighten Muslim leaders condemned

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) President Maulana Qari Muhammad Usman Mansoorpuri and the convener of Resistence Movement Dr Syed Mas’ood Ali along with other Muslim leaders while strongly condemning the murderous attack on Delhi J...

  • Mushawarat Working Committee Resolutions

    New Delhi: The Central Working Committee (Majlis-e Amla) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Musahwarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, met here on 18 October, 2014. This was the third meeting of the Working Committee this year....

  • Rs 22 crore sanctioned for dilapidated school

    Mumbai: There was a great uproar in Mumbai Municipal Corporation about the dilapidated condition of Urdu medium school in Malad Malani (or Colony) when its miserable condition was exposed by the Congress corporator Mrs Viqarunnisa in the assemb...