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  • What I learned from Dr Sayeed

    Ameen E Mudassar Sunday, 21 August 2016 was a great day for me. I had the opportunity to spend over an hour with Dr Mohammed Rehan Sayeed, Chairman, Motherhood Group of Hospitals and one of India's top Cardiothorasic surgeons who has p...

  • Minorities and dalits ignored in the new education policy

    New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) organised an advisory meeting and discussion on the proposed new education policy of the present government in Jamia Millia Islamia’s Nehru Guest House on 10 August. Speaking on this occasio...

  • Dalit, Muslim, Christian unity inevitable: Maulana Arshad

    New Delhi: Maulana Arshad Madni, President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) said here in a statement on 2 August that in view of the conditions prevailing these days in the country and the way in which communal forces are preaching and spreading ...

  • Medical College in JMI a priority: VC

    New Delhi: Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University; Prof. Talat Ahmad said here on 1 August after getting the illegal occupation of Jamia lands vacated that setting up a  medical college in Jamia, opening of new departments, ext...

  • Four lakh minority students deprived of scholarships

    Kolkata: Chief minister of (West) Bengal Ms. Mamta Bannerji in a letter to prime minister Modi while requesting him to solve the problem of educational scholarships to students belonging to minority community at the earliest, has written that a...

  • No injustice in reservation on religious ground

    Lucknow: A seminar against religious restriction in Art. 341 of the Constitution under which reservation to Muslims and Christians has been denied on religious grounds was held in Lucknow on 10 August. Speaking in this seminar, Vice Chairman of...

  • Arrest of AAP-MLAs wrong and immoral

    New Delhi: Chief editor of the English daily The Tribune, Dr. Harish Khare while raising his voice against the bias and excesses being meted out to AAP MLAs by Delhi police has written that whatever is happening against AAP MLAs is very wrong a...

  • AMP Starts a Scholarship Fund

    Mumbai: Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP)’s Chairman Aamir Idrisi, while announcing its ‘IIT Scholarship Fund’ for giving scholarships or financial assistance to promising students for fulfilling their dreams of qualif...

  • Muslims need top class schools more than colleges: AMU-VC

    Aligarh: AMU’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd.) Zamiruddin Shah (who has now become a haji), said while releasing, renowned scientist and former Director of National Botanical Research Institute, Muhammad Iqtedar Husain Farooqi’s book...

  • Bridge Course popular among Madrasa students

    Aligarh: Bridge Course introduced in AMU Aligarh three years ago for madrasa pass students for modern and higher education is now a popular choice of madrasa students. Admisison or entrance (competitive) examination for the current session (201...

  • General Assembly Meeting of IOS

    New Delhi: The 3-day 30th General Assembly Meeting of the Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) starting on 5 August, was held in Delhi and concluded on 7 August. In addition to General Assembly, meeting of 60th Governing Council was also held i...

  • Central govt scholarships worth 75 cr J&K students

    New Delhi: Union HRD ministry has awarded special educational schoalrships worth Rs. 75 crores to more than 3500 students of Jammu & Kashmir for the academic year 2016-17 for pursuing higher education outside J&K. For creating awareness...

  • Guj riots: HC overrules lower court’s verdict, gives life to 11

    Ahmedabad: In yet another case concerning Gujrat riots of 2002 after Gujarat High Court had overruled lower court’s verdict in case of murder of 3 Muslim at a railway crossing in Veerangam town and sentenced 7 out of the remaining 8 to li...

  • Wipro to give scholarships to poor girl students

    Bengaluru: Wipro Consumer Care in cooperation with Vipro Care has announced scholarship scheme for girl students of weaker sections who after passing 12th classs or higher secondary exam want to acquire higher education to help them economicall...

  • Seven more get life imprisonment in Gujrat 2002 riots

    Ahmedabad: Gujrat High Court, in the case of Gujarat 2002 large scale communal riots convicted 7 more accused persons and sentenced them to life imprisonment. It may be recalled that after the fire in a coach of Sabarmati Express train at Godhr...

  • Muslim woman to donate kidney to ailing Hindu friend

    Kanpur: Shamshad Begum (40), a widow and mother of teen-age daughter from UP’s Fatehpur district has volunteered to donate one of her kidneys to Aarti (38) of Pune, both of whose kidneys are badly damaged and who has been battling for her...

  • Ace athlete Tayabun Nisha wins Woman of Substance Award 2016

    Guwahati: Tayabun Nisha, the first Assamese woman to win a medal in the National Games, was conferred the “Woman of Substance Award 2016” by Women’s Hub, an association of progressive women of Assam. This award is given annual...

  • Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai

    New Delhi: Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai, born 1 July 1920 was a widely respected Indian politician who served as Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana states. He passed away here on 24 August at Escorts Hospital at the age of 96. He left behind ...

  • AWARDS

    Presidential Award winners On the occasion of Indian Independence Day 15 August 2016 Presidential Awards to prominent scholars of ‘classical’ languages i.e. Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Arabic and Persian were announced. According ...

  • Obituaries

    Haji Abul Kalam Alig, vice president of the All India Taalim wa Milli Foundation, died in his home village Baraee, Azamgarh, on 19 August. He was a businessman in Saudi Arabia but due to health problems had come to his village. Maulana Asrarul ...