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  • Gadkari accepts three demands of Jamiatul Quraish

    New Delhi: Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari, while speaking at the annual conference of All India Jamiatul Quraish at India Islamic Cultural Centre, Delhi, accepted three demands regarding difficulties being faced by...

  • Two senior Muslim members of Maharashtra’s MNS resign

    Mumbai: Two senior and important Muslim leaders of Raj Thackeray’s Maharashra Nauniramaan Sena (MNS), Haji Arafat Sheikh, vice President of MNS alongwith Mumbadevi Unit’s president Sharif Deshmukh and thousands of their followers, d...

  • Who wrote the famous revolutionary poem “sarfaroshi ki tamanna..?”

    “…this incident dates back to the days when I was a research student in Jamia Central University. We were busy in making preparations for the Martyrdaom Day on 19 December. There was some discussion on the posters to be displayed o...

  • Insensitivity of social and milli organisations responsible for non-availability of scholarships

    Patna: Pre-matric, post matric and merit-cum-means scholarships started by the central government for the educational progress of minorities have started bearing fruits but because of ignorance and lack of awareness about such scholarships mino...

  • Innovation Council constituted in AMU to promote research

    Aligarh: AMU has constituted an Innovation Council headed by Pro-Vice Chancellor Brig (Retd) S. Ahmad Ali for the promotion of research and creative activities. The University has also decided to institute two awards as incentive to promote res...

  • Advisory Council constituted in Darul Uloom (Waqf), Deoband

    Deoband: Majlis-e Mushawarat (advisory council) was constituted in Darul Uloom (Waqf) Deoband the first session of which was held on 3 September in Imam Qasim Library. All members of Majlis-e Mushawarat and ulama from different parts of the cou...

  • Balance-sheet of Modi government’s 100 days: Jamaat-e Islami’s bouquet and brickbats

    New Delhi: BJP-led NDA government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed 100 days on 2 September. Jamat-e Islami Hind’s (JIH) general secretary Nusrat Ali in JIH’s monthly ‘press-meet’, reviewing the plus and m...

  • Propaganda of ‘love jihad’ proved false in Anjali-Parvez case

    Muzaffarnagar: Anjali-Parvez matter took a new turn when Anjali clearly said in court that Parvez is her good friend and that both of them had gone to Nepal for sight seeing. She strongly contradicted the accusations (by Hindu extremists) of he...

  • Promise to make Urdu second official language in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s minister for minorities affairs Arif Naseem Khan said here while speaking on the occasion of prize distribution function 2013 of Maharashtra State Urdu Sahitya Academy in Mumbai’s Anjuman-e Islam’s premis...

  • Notification for reservation for Muslims issued in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s minister for minorities affairs, Muhammad Arif Naseem Khan said here on 30 August while talking to media persons that for granting 5 percent reservation to Muslims in Maharashtra and for providing caste certificates ...

  • Maharashtra Waqf Board’s notice to 23000 institutions

    New Delhi: Maharashtra’s Waqf Board, in order to improve its working, has issued notices to about 23000 managers and responsible authorities of mosques, madrasas, dargahs etc in different districts of the state asking them to send detaile...

  • Administrative Council competent to appoint Principal in a minority institution

    Lucknow: Justice Sudhir Kumar Saxena of Lucknow branch of Allahabad High Court said in his verdict, in response to a petition by Dr Nuzhat Jahan, interim Principal of district Hamirpur’s Rahmania Inter College, that the Administrative Cou...

  • Nine members of family embrace Islam

    Shivpura: Tila Ram Janoo and eight other members of his family of a village in Khania Dhana went to the Collectorate office to submit an affidavit for change of their religion. There were five men and four women in his family. When they reached...

  • Indian Muslim student scores 100% in Genetic Engineering in French Uni

    SYED NOORUZ-ZUHA, son of Syed Noorul-Huda from Bhatkal district of Karnataka, scored 100% in the final semester exams of Genetic Engineering in the INSERM - Institute National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale or the French ...

  • Pakeeza Sultan Begum

    PAKEEZA SULTAN BEGUM, daughter of  Princess Qamar Sultan Begum, the great-grand-daughter of the last successor of the throne of Mughal dynasty Mirza Fatahul Mulk Bahadur alias Mirza Fakhru (who was killed by the British after 1857), thus t...

  • AWARDS

    ABU ZAR KAMAL, a student of New Horizon School, an English medium School run by a Muslim Society, won first position / prize in an Islamic Board Game Competition based on 5 pillars of Islam sponsored by India Islamic Cultural Centre and Noble E...

  • Obituaries

    Prof SYED MUHAMMAD RAZA MOOSVI, noted poet, author and man of letters of Kashmir Valley died in Kashmir Medical Institute on 3 September after a brief illness. Belonging to Badgam district of Kasmir he wrote in Urdu and Kashmiri languages in al...

  • Men & Women In News

    MAULANA MUHAMMAD SALIM QASMI, Rector of Darul Uloom (Waqf), Deoband has been unanimously appointed President-Rector or Head Rector, in view of his advanced age and the resultant weakness and in his place, Naib Mohtamim or Deputy Rector Maulana ...

  • Certificate courses in development journalism

    Lucknow: Osama Talha Society (OTS) is starting certificate courses in development journalism from October 2014 according to OTS general secretary Kulsum Mustafa. OTS was set up by the friends and family of Osama after his untimely death on 9th ...

  • Indian scientist invents drug for breast-cancer

    Dr. Inamul Haq, an Indian physician from Darbhanga district who is now based in the US, has discovered a drug called “CCN5 protein” which is effective in treating breast cancer. Dr Haq, who is an assistant professor in America&rsquo...