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  • Jaljeera, mocktails replace colas as hoteliers protest Israeli bombings in Gaza

    Muslim BoycottMumbai, July 19, 2014: Over a hundred hoteliers across the city are boycotting American soft drinks as ‘United States is supporting Israelis in the conflict’. Extending their support to the Palestinians, over 270 of wh...

  • New building of Ghani Khan Chaudhary Institute of Engineering inaugurated by the President

    New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the new building of Ghani Khan Chaudhary Institute of Engineering and Technology in Maldah (West Bengal)’s Narainpur on 1 August. Speaking on this occasion the President laid emph...

  • Rs 25 lakh cheque presented to the Palestine envoy

    Hyderabad: Syed Vicaruddin, Chairman of the Indo-Arab League Hyderabad, in a function held here on 3 August presented a cheque of Rs. 2.5 million to the Ambassador of Palestine Adli Shaban Hasan Sadeq on behalf of Indo-Arab League Hyderabad as ...

  • Aid colleted for the relief of Gaza Palestinians

    Malegaon: An amount of more than Rs 8 lakh was collected by the people of Malegaon under the banner of Filasteen Bachao Committee in five days to help the people of Palestine. This amount will be deposited in the online bank account of UN&rsquo...

  • Sikhs Visit Jama Masjid In Amritsar To Greet Muslims On Eid

    Amritsar Sahib: Dal Khalsa on 30 July extended greetings to the Muslim brethren on the sacred occasion of Eidul-Fitr. Party activists lead by Kanwar Pal Singh visited the local historic Jama Masjid and met the Imam Hamid Hussain Qasmi and other...

  • Drop casinos, massage parlours from Goa tourism plan: Church

    Panaji: The Goa Church wants casinos and massage parlours to be dropped from the tourism masterplan being drafted by a consortium of consultants for the state government. Addressing a press conference in Panaji on 5 August, Fernandes, who heads...

  • Goa BJP makes minorities feel insecure: MLA

    Porvorim: An independent member of Goa legislative assembly said on 24 July that the state BJP government’s language has changed since the BJP came to power at the Centre and minorities in Goa are feeling insecure as more are applying for...

  • SC rejects Police plea to cancel bail of terror accused

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on 24 July rejected the application of Mumbai Crime Branch seeking cancellation of the bail granted by a special POTA court to one of the Mumbai 2003 terror blast accused three years ago. Dr. Abdul Waheed Abdul Jabb...

  • MIM to Contest Assembly Polls in Maharashtra

    Aurangabad: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen president and Member of Parliament from Hyderabad, Asaduddin Owaisi, said on 20 July that his party is preparing to contest the Maharshtra state assembly elections scheduled for a couple of...

  • Professor Carl W. Ernst delivered lecture on Sufism

    Aligarh: Delivering a lecture on ‘Sufism, Islam and Globalization, one of the world’s leading scholar, Professor Carl W. Ernst, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA said on 7 August that Sufism is a mystical path based o...

  • 247 incidents of riots in UP, Guj. witnessed 68

    New Delhi: The year 2013 witnessed 247 incidents of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh alone. India’s most populated state suffered 30 percent of the total of 823 such incidents reported from across the country during 2013, the government...

  • Shaheed Hasain Khan Mewati Medical College dedicated to people

    Noh: Haryana chief minister Bhupendra Singh Hooda inaugurated Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Medical College built in Nalhad village to provide health facilities to the people of Mewat district. He also announced the opening of a dental and nursing ...

  • Huge hawala scam in Gujarat exposed

    Ahmedabad: Enforcement Directorate, which is a part of union ministry of finance, has uncovered a huge scam involving financial transactions of Rs 5,395 crores through hawalah in Gujarat and in this connection has arrested two of the three key ...

  • Gov gives approval for minority status to Jauhar University

    Lucknow: Muhammad Ali Jauhar University, a dream project of UP’s existing and also former minister Azam Khan was established, in spite of many hurdles and objections by Mayawati government, in Rampur about 8 years ago. That was not all. H...

  • Minority character of Jauhar Uni challenged in High Court

    Lucknow: Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court consisting of Chief Justice Dhananjay Yashwant Chandrachud and Justice Devinder Kumar Upadhyay, in response to a PIL filed by Hindu Front for Justice, an NGO challenging minority character granted ...

  • Swamy Agnivesh questions Amarnath Yatra

    New Delhi: After Jyotish and Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swamy Saropanand Saraswati’s criticism of SaaiN Baba being worshipped by Hindus because of his being a Muslim and a human being, Swamy Agnivesh, social worker and religious leader qu...

  • Appointment of Prof Y. S. Rao as chairman of ICHR criticised

    New Delhi: Appointment of Prof Y. Sudarshan Rao as new Chairman of Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) by the NDA government has been condemned by the Congress and many leading historians because of his casteist views and ideological b...

  • Demand for 10 percent quota for Muslims in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: Speaker of Maharashtra state assembly, Dilip Patil instructed the state government on 10 June to seriously consider the question of giving 10 percent reservation to Muslims of Maharashtra in government jobs and other departments or fiel...

  • Kishan Ganj College‚Äôs plan to make engineers free of charge

    Kishan Ganj (Bihar): Azmat Engineering College’s administration had recently announced that the College has decided to train and produce engineers without charging any fee from its students. After publication of this news in an Urdu daily...

  • One more youth arrested on charge of terrorism

    New Delhi: Arrest of Muslim youth on the charge and pretext of alleged terrorist activities is going on unabated. According to reliable information a 20-year old student, Aalam in Deoband has been arrest by Delhi Police’s Special Cell and...