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  • Protest in Delhi against Israeli policies in occupied Palestine

    New Delhi: Muslim Students Organisation of India (MSO) held a protest here at the Jantar Mantar on 1 July against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Protesters raised slogans and held placards aga...

  • Food aid distributed in Murshidabad by Charity Alliance

    New Delhi: Charity Alliance trust, as every year since 2005, distributed Ramadan food packets among poor people in and around Uttar Ghoshpara area of Murshidabad, West Bengal. A total of 240 families received food packets containing six kg rice...

  • Orlando: another round of blame-it-on-Muslims

    Like every act of violence causing death - war, civil war or terrorist related, violence - Orlando attack, killing more than 50 persons must be condemned by one and all. The attack is one of the mass shootings that recurrently happen in the Uni...

  • UP Urdu Academy invites applications for scholarships

    Lucknow: UP Urdu Academy has invited applications from boy and girl students who have opted for Urdu as a subject, whether compulsory or optional, for scholarships for the year 2016-17. This scholarship is given on special and merit basis for t...

  • VHP leader arrested for anti-Islam WhatsApp comment

    A VHP leader who posted an offensive comment against Prophet Muhammad on WhatsApp was arrested from Balwadi village of Barwani district on 15 June and sent to judicial custody. Sanjay Bhawsar, the vice-president of VHP’s Barwani district ...

  • Pahchaan’s campaign for education to poor Muslim girls

    New Delhi: Pahchaan, a voluntary organisation that aims at, among other things, providing education to poor Muslim girls who have perforce to abandon their education because their parents cannot afford the expenses of their education after a ce...

  • Foundation stone of Madrasa Qayamul Uloom laid

    Dadri: Foundation stone of Madrasa Qayamul Uloom’s new building in the new colony of Dadri was laid on 5 June. Speaking on this occasion Syed Tufail Ahmad said that the intention and objective of this Madrasa which was set up four years a...

  • Bridge Course in MANUU for Madrasa students

    Hyderabad: Bridge Course has now been introduced for madrasa-passed students in Urdu University or Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad also, for two semesters of the acaddmic year 2016-17 in which two types of programmes ar...

  • Trader-tenants of Waqf properties stage protest

    New Delhi: Trader-tenants of Waqf properties on Sunday staged a protest seeking withdrawal of Waqf (Amendment) Act, 2013 which designates a person as an “encroacher” once the Waqf board stops collecting rent from him and 2014 rules ...

  • NCPUL’s initiative in starting Urdu scrolls in Delhi

    New Delhi: National Council for the Promotion of Urdu language (NCPUL), in order to further promote Urdu has decided, in cooperation with the news agency, United News of India (UNI) to start Urdu scrolls at different places in Delhi under which...

  • Schools being run on Waqf land should pay rent

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan said while talking to mediapersons on 16 June that schools built on Waqf Board lands should either give rent to the Waqf Board on circle rate basis or provide free education to 25 percen...

  • Tamil Nadu CM’s gesture to mosques in Ramadan

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalita had decided, in view of the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan, and ordered to distribute 4,600 tonnes of rice among approximately three thousand mosques. Needless to say that this quantity of rice w...

  • 7000 Muslim kids study in RSS schools in UP

    Allahabad: About 7,000 Muslim students are studying in 1,200 RSS schools across UP, an increase of 30% in the last two years after a BJP-led govt came to power at the Centre, the right-wing outfit has said.RSS, known for its Hindutva ideology, ...

  • AIUTC’s plea to PM to raise retirement age of AYUSH docs

    New Delhi: Following central government's decision to raise the retirement age of all allopath doctors in Central Health Service to 65 years, All India Unani Tibbi Congress (AIUTC) in a letter to prime minster Modi requested him to increase...

  • Muslims most affected by commercialization of education

    Jaipur: Maulana Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, an educationist and chairman of Crescent IAS Academy said in his keynote address while speaking at a seminar on ‘Challenges of modern educational sysem’ sponsored by Millat Foundation for Educ...

  • RSS body to host Iftar

    New Delhi: Seeking to shed its ‘anti-Muslim’ tag, an RSS affiliate is hosting a grand ‘Iftar’ on 2 July where it has invited ambassadors of many countries including Muslim nations like Pakistan to spread the message of u...

  • Doctorate Degree to Hurriyat leader Gilani

    Srinagar: Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST) in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir has conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree to J&K’s separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Gilani, chairman of Hurriyat (G) Conference. Announce...

  • 21 Muslims arrested in Jalna riots freed on bail

    Mumbai: Minor communal riots had erupted in a village of Jalna (Maharashtra) district on 21 May in which 21 innocent Muslims were forcibly arrested, were released on bail on 2 June by Jalna district court. The reason of their arrest was that on...

  • Chargesheets filed against Anzar Shah and Abdus Sami

    Mumbai / New Delhi: NIA has filed a charge sheet against 5 persons including the noted religious scholar Maulana Anzar Shah Qasmi and Maulana Abdus Sami’ before Patiala House (New Delhi)’s Additional Sessons Judge Reetesh Singh on 1...

  • Documentary film on Begum Hazrat Mahal

    Lucknow: A short documentary film, about half an hour long, on Begum Hazrat Mahal, one of the wives of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and the last queen of Avadh has been made by the films division of govt of India which is directed by Mohiuddin Mirza, w...