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  • HC on Karbala and Dargah Shah-e Mardan

    New Delhi: The dispute about Dargah Shah-e MardaaN and Karbala in Jor Bah is very old and every now and then clashes and disputes over this take place, particulalry on the occasion of Muharram when majlis is held and ta’zias are buried th...

  • Police officer shoots man in custody

    Madurai: Police said SI A. Kalidass (28) was stabbed while interrogating K. Syed Mohammed (30), who was brought to the station on a complaint of attempt to stab a two-wheeler mechanic. A Sub-Inspector (SI) of Police shot dead an accused whe...

  • All India Essay writing competition in AMU

    Aligarh: An All India Essay Writing Competition on ‘Sir Sayyad had dreamt of making Aligarh Muslim University the Oxford of the East’. How can we make it the Oxford of the World i.e. a World Standard University’? The result of...

  • Seventh International Islamic Book Fair

    New Delhi: Seventy week-long International Islamic Book Fair, sponsored by EHSAS (Educational, Health and Social Awareness Society) in collaboration with Maktaba Al Hasanaat (P) Ltd was organised in The India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) and ...

  • Rashtriya Muslim Manch conference

    Lucknow: A 3-day conference of RSS’s central executive mandal was held in Lucknow recently this month (October) when Rashtriya Muslim Manch (RMM) was revived as RSS’ wing in order to propagate the Sangh’s ideology among Muslim...

  • Muslim Rashtriya Manch active again in favour of RSS

    Muslim Rashtriya Manch was created by RSS about a decade ago with the objective of attracting Muslims towards the RSS ideology apparently by taking up the Muslim cause in general and more to justify its anti-Muslim agenda in particular. Then on...

  • Sir Syed Public School in Jaula village

    Rampur / Aligarh: The foundation stone of Sir Syed Public School was laid by AMU’s Vice Chancellor Zamiruddin Shah in Muzaffarnagar district’s Jaula village at a function held here (Jaula) on 10 October. This village’s Chhutta...

  • AAP opens its minority cell

    New Delhi: The Aam Admi Party launched its minority cell or wing at a function held in Delhi on 11 October with a pledge to end minority politics and aiming at connecting with minority groups based on issues and not merely to use it as a vote b...

  • Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu UP to honour Justice Suhail Siddiqi

    Rampur: Former chairman of Tanda Municipal Board and presently the general secretary of Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu (ATU) UP, Mahmooduz Zafar Rahmani said that ATU, in recognition of the exemplary services rendered to the nation by Justice Suhail Ej...

  • Rules for giving of grants to madrasas amended in UP

    Deoband: UP government has amended the rules and conditions for giving government grants to religious madrasas in the state in order to implement chief minister Akhilesh Yadav’s promises to madrasas. According to new / amended rules and c...

  • Demand for judicial enquiry into burning of student to death

    New Delhi: President of United Muslim Front and a senior advocate of Delhi High Court, Shahid Ali in a letter to the President of India Pranab Mukherjee and copies to the prime minister, home minister and defence minister has requested for a ju...

  • Maulana Azad National Skills Academy

    New Delhi: Union minister for minorities affairs Mrs Najma Heptullah announced the formation of Maulana Azad National Academy for Skill (MANAS) at a conference held in Delhi on 8 October on the occasion of 20th Foundation Day of National Minori...

  • Notification issued for quota to Unani doctors in govt jobs

    Mumbai: The question of reservation for BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery) doctors in government jobs and government hospitals was first raised by Maharasthra’s minister for minorities affairs Muhammad Arif Naseem Khan in the...

  • AMU scientists prepare bio-fuel from garbage

    Aligarh: Scientists of AMU with the help of Nano technology have succeeded in producing biofuel from waste products, garbage and the like without using electricity. By producing biofuel under this process the cost of one litre of biofuel comes ...

  • Nanawati Commission given extension for the 24th time

    Ahmedabad: Gujrat government, in response to a request by Justice Nanavati Commission which is enquiring into the Gujrat communal riots of 2002 following the Godhra train fire has further extended its term for one more month upto 31 October 201...

  • Demand to make Rampur’s Madrasah Aalia a central University

    Rampur: A seminar on the occasion of the 241st Foundation Day Madrasa Aalia of Rampur was organised by Madrasa Sangharsh Samiti’s President Muhammad Husain Sabri in which a large number of people participated and Dr Tanveer Ahmad Khan, Mi...

  • Reserved seats converted to general category

    New Delhi: Seats reserved for Muslim students for admission in B.Ed course (Distance) in Jamia Millia Islamia have been converted into general category whereas more than 300 Muslim students seeking admission in this course are kept in the waiti...

  • Madrasa graduates shine in Bridge Course

    Aligarh: AMU’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd) Zamiruddin Shah had introduced a one-year Bridge Course last year (2013) for students of religious madrasas to enable them acquire modern education and brighten their future instead of being co...

  • honour for Dr. Rashid Shaz

    Aligarh: Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri, the Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), on 18 October presented the certificate and medal of ISESCO's Ambassador for Dialogue among Cultures and...

  • Prof. Ghulam Azam

    Professor Ghulam Azam of Bangladesh, one of the foremost Muslim activists in the world, died on 23 October while serving a politically motivated conviction for "war crimes" in East Pakistan. He died at a hospital where he was kept on ...