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  • Case of 123 Waqf properties still in court

    New Delhi: After years of persistent demands by Delhi Waqf Board to the central government to transfer back its 123 properties, consisting mostly of mosques, graveyards and dargah to it, central government through its notification of 3 March, 2...

  • Book on writing Kashmiri in Roman script released

    Jammu: A book on scientific modification of English alphabets for writing Kashmiri language was released recently in Jammu. The book titled ‘Rationalised Roman for Kashmiri’, written by Dr R.  L. Bhat explains how to write Kash...

  • Punjab Waqf Board did not open even a single school

    Jallundhar: Punjab Waqf Board has not opened even a single Muslim School during 67 years of independence of the country for providing religious education to children from Muslim society with the result that Muslim children are deprived of relig...

  • Interim relief to Khalid Mujahid’s family members

    Lucknow: UP High Court’s two-judge bench of Justices Imteyaz Murtaza and Ashok Pal Singh, in response to the writ petition filed for providing justice to Khlaid Mujahid who died while in police custody, in their verdict on 21 April 2014 o...

  • Madrasas of W. Bengal free from linguistic and religious bias

    Kolkata: Results of class X of West Bengal Madrasa Board examination were declared on 21 May. A total of 60743  boy and girls had appeared in this examination this year of whom 29803 i.e. about 49 percent are girl students. A Hindu girl, 1...

  • Three mosques and Gandhiji’s statue damaged in Mangalore

    Mangalore: BJP activists while celebrating Narendra Modi becoming prime minister and local BJP candidate Nalin Kumar’s victory in Parliamentary election indulged in subversive and mischievous activities and attacked three mosques at diffe...

  • Survey of Waqf properties started in UP after 28 years

    Agra: State government of UP, in response to various requests of trustees of local Waqf properties after continued occupation of Waqf lands and properties one after the other by the land mafia, has initiated action by appointing a Waqf Survey C...

  • Embezzlement of poor investors' money by Habib Investment Ltd

    New Delhi: M/s Habib Investment Ltd and M/s Habib Mercantile Bank Ltd were registered in 1995 and 1996 respectively under Companies Act on the promise of good returns on their investments. These companies had collected money from unsuspecting c...

  • Jamia Hamdard orders Unani institutions to vacate campus

    New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University has asked Unani institutions working in its campus, DSRU (Drugs Standardisation Research Unit) and LRIUM (Literary Research Institute of Unani Medicines) to vacate the campus within three days, failing which ...

  • Muslim habitations are being uprooted in Gol Gujral (Jammu)

    Srinagar: According to Zahid Ali (advocate), spokesman of Jama’at-e Islami, J&K Jammu Development Authority in a planned manner is targeting Muslim populated Gol Gujral (Jammu) and uprooting poor Muslims of this area. Their houses are...

  • Namaz offerd in a temple in Bhopal

    Bhopal: A lecture on ‘Building of Time: Islamic Viewpoint’ was held in Bhopal’s Shaktipeeth locality on 15 May in which the speakers were Syed Abdullah Tariq of Rampur (UP)’s World Organisation of Religious Knowledge and...

  • College of Islamic Sciences inaugurated in Indore

    Indore: A conference sponsored by Kerala’s Jamia Markaz Al Saqafat Al Suniya, Calicut which has been organising such conferences in different states all over the country for the promotion of education among Muslims was held at Bajrana in ...

  • Hearing of Dhule riots case by the Commision

    Mumbai: Hearing of the case of communal riots that had erupted in the Muslim majority city Dhule of Maharashtra last year was taken up by one man Justice Malte Commisison on 30 May. In these riots 7 persons (all Muslim youth) were killed in pol...

  • ‘Shikhar’ promoting skill development in girls in Mewat

    New Delhi: Noted social and educational and development organisation ‘Shikhar’ which has been working to develop competitive spirit for examinations among boys and girls in Delhi is also working to develop skill or hunar in girls in...

  • Haryana govt invites applications for minority scholarships

    Chandigarh: Haryana governemnt has invited applications from students of government-approved schools and educational institutions belonging to minority communities: Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Parsis for pre-matric scholarlships f...

  • 25 lakh children work as labourers in Kashmir

    Srinagar: In spite of many strict laws existing against child labour in Kashmir, the number of minor children, i.e., less than 14 years of age, working as labourers is increasing. According to a report on ‘child labour in J&K: social,...

  • Court seeks explanation on invoking TADA against Tunda

    New Delhi: Patiala House Court’s Justice Jai Bharat Parashar said in a case against Lashkar-e Taiyyaba’s alleged member Abul Karim Tunda that in the first instance this matter does not come under TADA and said that his case comes un...

  • ETE’s Coaching Classes

    New Delhi: Delhi Urdu Academy, like every year, in view of preparing interested students for competitive examinations, has started free coaching classes in ETE Jamia Millia Islamia. According to Delhi Urdu Academy’s secretary Anees Azmi, ...

  • Why was Jawed Usmani sacked?

    The sacking of Mr Jawed Usmani, IAS, from the post of Chief Secretary, Uttar Pradesh, has come as a rude shock to all. This is a man who had served quite ably and loyally as Mulayam government's Chief Secretary earlier too. For some time he...

  • Farewell, Mahbub bhai

    The news was heart-breaking for me as the Bangladesh media outlets reported that Mahbubul Alam, former editor of The Independent passed away in a hospital in Dhaka on 6 June at the age of 78. The veteran journalist of Bangladesh started his car...