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  • NCPUL Director Ikramuddin resigns, reinstated

    New Delhi: Director of NCPUL Khwaja Muhammad Ikramuddin had all of sudden resigned on 8 May which had raised many questions. In his resignation letter sent to Union HRD minister Mrs. Smriti Irani he is stated to have said that because of growin...

  • New Horizon School allowed to introduce second shift

    New Delhi: Directorate of Education, Delhi government has allowed New Horizon School, Nizamuddin to begin second shift in this school. Kamal Farooqi, former chairman of Delhi Minorities Commission who has consistently been trying to serve the c...

  • UP stands at no. 1 in giving houses to minorities

    New Delhi: During the past three years more than 90 lakh houses have been given by governments to minority communities under ‘Indira Awas Yojna’ (Indira Gandhi Housing Scheme). According to sources in the ministry of rural developme...

  • AMU Business Administration grads get placement in ICICI

    Aligarh: According to the Training & Placement Officer (General) of AMU, Sa’ad Hamid, 19 MBA students (Master of Business Administration) have been appointed at high posts like Deputy Branch Managers in ICICI Bank which is a matter of...

  • Urdu IAS Study Centre meaningless without teacing Urdu

    New Delhi: All India Milli Council’s general secretary Dr. Manzoor Alam while appreciating UP government’s step in opening ‘Urdu IAS Study Centre’ under UP Urdu Academy in Lucknow said that the true objective of this cen...

  • Maulana Azad Awakening Centre’s new year budget

    New Delhi: The meeting of Governing body and general body of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Islamic Awakening Centre, which is an educational, training, welfare, research and preaching (da’wati) institution, was held at its head office in Jamia ...

  • UP govt budget for Arabic-Persian madrasas

    Lucknow: UP government has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 315 crores during the financial year 2015-16 for aided Arabic and Persian madrasas in the state which are engaged in teaching and education and also towards salaries of teachers and employe...

  • No record of Taj Mahal being a Shiv Mandir: union minister

    New Delhi/Agra: Union minister for tourism, Mahesh Sharma said in Parliament that there is no record of Agra’s Taj Mahal being a Hindu temple. It may be stated in this connection that some Hindu enthusiasts of the saffron brigade had been...

  • Ghar wapsi Muslims revert to Islam

    Meerut: A group of 17 Muslims who had converted to Hinduism in Agra in December last year (2014), or rather were cheated into converting to Hinduism with false promises, reverted to Islam in the first week of this month (May). Disgruntled, thes...

  • Land being acquired for the Statue of Unity

    Keodia (Gujrat): Ambalal Tadwi is a tea shop owner in Gujrat’s Narmada district who has been running a tea shop along with his daughter but he is worried because his shop and a small piece of land that he owns will be taken from him to bu...

  • Teaching English, maths and sciences to Madrasa students important

    Aligarh: Syed Ahmad Mas’ood, fifth generation great grandson of Sir Sayyad Ahmad Khan, who lives in Pakistan, recently paid a visit to AMU along with his wife, and met Madrasa students and teachers of Bridge course and was surprised to se...

  • Urdu IAS Study Centre set up in Lucknow

    UP chief minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav said while inaugurating Mulayam Singh Yadav Urdu IAS Study Centre here on 4 May that “unless you (Muslims) occupy positions of decision-making in the country, poverty and backwardness in the country ...

  • Muslims more prone to TB as compared other communities

    Mumbai: Despite the best efforts to control TB this disease is showing no abatement and there is no appreciable decline in the number of people, suffering from it, though most stains are fully curable but normally this does not happen because m...

  • Pen Foundation’s initiative to provide facilities to litterateurs

    New Delh: ‘The Pen Foundation’ was recently set up with the aim of providing medical and some other facilities to poets, writers, journalists in certain emergency cases like illness etc. First annual meeting of Board of Trustees of ...

  • CCRUM’s academic department set up in Jamia Millia Islamia

    New Delhi: Under a written agreement between the Director General of CCRUM (Central Council for Research in Unani Medicines), Prof. Raeesur Rahman and Jamia Millia Islamia university’s Vice Chancellor Dr. Tal’at Ahmad on 28 April, C...

  • Constitution of Urdu & Sindhi Academies in Maha suggested

    Mumbai: Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Govt of India Prof. Akhtarul Wasey during his 3-day tour of Mumbai in the last week of April and meeting with Maharashtra minister for minorities affairs Eknath Khadse and chief secretary Shwadhin...

  • Suicide by lovers in Muzaffarnagar

    Lucknow: Muzaffarnagar communal riots of September 2013 have not been forgotten by people which were triggered, because of molestation of a Hindu Jat girl allegedly by some Muslims in Kawal. There were fierce riots in which at least 60 persons ...

  • Delhi govt approves school in Zakir Ngr

    New Delhi: Delhi government’s Department of education (Land Branch) in its letter of 17 April has issued instructions to DDA’s Deputy Director to acquire one thousand sq. yards of vacant land at Khasra Nos 278 and 279 adjacent to Kh...

  • Bihar madrasa teachers not paid for years

    Patna:  Teachers of 737 madrasas of Bihar are yet to receive their salaries for the last two years. They are frequently visiting the offices of the education department, ministry of education and the office of the chief minister, but to no...

  • Who is AG Noorani

    A prolific author, eminent constitutional expert, political commentator, historian and columnist, Abdul Ghafoor Noorani was born on 16 September, 1930, in Mumbai. He attended Government School and obtained his Law degree from Government Law Col...