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  • Acid-attack made him lose vision, lose friends. He found peace in Qur'an

    What an irony. He used to run an Optical shop in Bhopal and now he cant see himself. He was in final year B. Com. when he was attacked with acid. It was 5 October 2012 and he was inside his shop. Bilal, a picture from happier days ...

  • Uzma, Prestige group chief, gets real estate award

    Uzma Irfan, Prestige group chief, gets south India's real estate ‘Woman Super Achiever of the Year’ award instituted by ABP News. “In a predominantly male-dominated industry, Uzma, through her hard work and dedication,...

  • Young entrepreneur, Mayank, who filled colours in MG, is no more

    Everyone is shocked. Mayank Agarwal, CMD of Vibha Publication Pvt Ltd, died after a fall in his home which cause fatal head injury. He fell on 20 March and the doctors tried their best, but he breathed last on 21 March 2015. He was just 28. ...

  • Seminar on Saiyid Hamid

    New Delhi: UP Rabita Committee (UPRC) organised a seminar here on 15 March in collaboration with Hamdard Study Circle on “Saiyid Hamid and His Educational and Social Contributions” as a tribute to contributions of the former vice-ch...

  • “Insulting the Prophet (pbuh) in Europe is due to fear of the growing popularity of Islam”

    New Delhi: A Conference on ‘Prophet of Mercy’ sponsored by Ahle Bait Assembly was held at Aiwan-e Ghalib here, the Chairman of the Assembly Maulana Mohsin Taqi said Cristianity in Europe has lost its religious spirit. That is why, f...

  • Dalit tonsured, paraded for burning Holika pyre

    A 42-year-old Dalit was on  March 4 tonsured and paraded through a village in Sonbhadra district’s Raipur area by locals, who suspected him of having burnt the Holika pyre the previous  night. Seven persons, including the villag...

  • Twenty one percent prisoners are Muslims

    New Delhi: Minister of state for home affairs, Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudiarhi said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on 3 March that according to the statistics compiled by National Crime Records Bureau, at the end of 2013 there...

  • Funds not used for Urdu-medium schools

    Funds allocated to establish computer labs in 12 Urdu medium schools under Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) went unused. Maharashtra government had allocated Rs. 2,712,000 to set up computer labs in Urdu medium schools, but due to negli...

  • AMU and Jamia Millila Islamia given ‘A’ Grade by NAAC team

    Aligarh / New Delhi: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has granted ‘A’ Grade to Aligarh Muslim University as well as Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. NAAC’s Standing Committee in its fifth meeting...

  • Majority-minority confrontation worst since Independence

    New Delhi: A programme sponsored by Ahl-e Sunnat and Jama’at named ‘Nizam-e Mustafa International Conference’ was held in Delhi’s Ram Lila Maidan on 1 March. On this occasion prominent Ulama and other speakers highlighte...

  • Beef ban: Hindutva politics, minority rights and economic effects

    Bilal Bhat   With the RSS-backed political dispensation at the zenith of its political power, on March 2, the President of India put his stamp on the controversial Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill to become law, alm...

  • Owaisi, Abu Asim demand quota for Muslims

    Nagpur / Mumbai: Asaduddin Owaisi, leader of Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen in Nagpur, which is the Headquarter of RSS and Abu Asim Azmi, Samajwadi Party leader in Mumbai made a strong demand to Maharashtra’s BJP-led coalition government to g...

  • Rs. 15 lakh annual package for six JMI students

    New Delhi: According to Jamia Millia Islamia University’s Placement Cell, 229 students of B.Tech have been provided jobs by 35 companies; six of them have been given a package of Rs. 15.25 lakh per annum. Maximum job offers have been rece...

  • Mathura pradhan build temple

    Mathura: Pradhan of Sahaar village in Mathura district of UP, Ajmal Ali Sheikh has built a temple in this village after completion of which, religious functions were held on 8 March. Building of this temple had started about 8 months ago and af...

  • Khwaja Hasan Sani Nizami

    Khwaja Hasan Sani Nizami, Sajjada Nashin of the Dargah of the Sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Nizamuddin Aulia, a great religious scholar and litterateur, died in the early hours of 15 March at his residence in Basti Hazrat Nizamuddin at the age of 83...

  • AWARDS

    On 25 Feb., 2015, Advocate Abdul Rashid Hanjura, a Kashmiri social activist and founder of Islamic Relief And Research Trust Kashmir received the C-Subramanium award of 2014 by the National Foundation for India at the India Habitat Centre New D...

  • OBITUARIES

    HAKEEM ABDUL MOEED,Chief Trustee and owner of Hamdard Dawakhana and chairman of Hamdard National Foundation died of heart attack in a Chanakyapuri Nursing Home in the early morning of 20 March at the age of about 80 years. Son of (late) Ha...

  • Men & Women In News

    ABID ALI has been appointed Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Wipro, the information technology giant of India whose head Azim Premji is the third richest person of India, according to recent survey. Mr. Abid Ali will take over his new as...

  • Prof. Shaik Mastan is symbol of language Harmony: AMU Community

    Aligarh (24 March 2015): Former chairman of Modern Indian Languages department, Aligarh Muslim University and a senior teacher of Telugu language Prof. Shaik Mastan has been honoured by Andhra Association, Delhi with Award for Excellence-2015 i...

  • Congress appoints new chairmen for minority departments in 4 states

    New Delhi: As part of its restructuring exercise, Congress last month appointed new minority chairpersons for its party units in Bihar, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Odisha. In December last year, the party had appointed new heads for its mi...