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  • Muslims can succeed only through education: AIMPLB President

    Bhatkal: "We are the people of knowledge. Our religion gives utmost importance to education and its only through education that we can succeed and lead the world towards enlightenment." said Maulana Rabey Hasani Nadwi, president of th...

  • Reactions to religious discrimination of MG Editor by IndiGo airlines

    Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, editor of the The Milli Gazette, while travelling in the night of 1st January 2016 from Lucknow to Delhi, after heading a fact-finding team to Kushinagar, complained of discrimination and religious profiling by Indigo air...

  • World Urdu Day celebrated in India on Allama Iqbal’s birth anniversary

     New Delhi: Like every year, this year World Urdu Day sponsored by Urdu Development Organisation and United Muslim of India was celebrated in many cities of India on poet Allama Iqbal’s birth anniversary on 9 November. In Delhi a fun...

  • Educational condition of Muslims has improved because of distance education

    New Delhi: Vice Chancellor of IGNOU, Prof. M. Aslam said while delivering a lecture on ‘Role of Distance Education System in the Empowerment of Muslims’ in the premises of the Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) on 21 November that...

  • Criminal cases against 19 out of 29 Bihar ministers

    Patna: There are 29 ministers of cabinet rank in Bihar’s new government headed by Nitish Kumar of whom serious criminal cases have been registered against 19 ministers including chief minister Nitish Kumar (one case) and maximum i.e. 5 cr...

  • 19-member new Central Waqf Council announced

    New Delhi: Union ministry for minorities affairs has announced the newly constituted Central Waqf Council and a notification to this effect had been issued on 29 November, according to which there are 19 members whereas the name of one member i...

  • Foundation stone of Madni Technical Institute building laid

    Deoband: Madni Technical Institute which was set up in memory of the freedom fighter and great religious scholar Maulana Husain Ahmad Madni and is being run by Muslim Fund Trust at Deoband is now feeling a shortage of space. Hence a new buildin...

  • Delhi HC’s order to Delhi Uni to admit Urdu Board’s students

    New Delhi: Some students of Urdu Education Board, after passing 12th class from Urdu Education Board, had applied for admission to Delhi University’s graduation courses. The University admitted them but issued a notice to them saying that...

  • “Muslim leaders indifferent to Babri Masjid”

    Ayodhya: Babri Masjid’s plaintiff and President of Anjuman Muhafiz-e Masjids and Tombs, disgusted and angry with Babri Masjid Action Committee members and other Muslim leaders said in a bitter tone that though many people have earned fame...

  • Meat supplied to Islamic countries neither halal nor jhatka: Azam Khan

    Kanpur: UP’s senior cabinet minister Azam Khan said here in a discussion on ‘Ganga ki Pukaar: a discussion’ that meat being supplied by Indian slaughter houses to Islamic countries can be called neither Halal nor jhatka. This ...

  • 412 students selected for jobs in MANUU’s Job Fair

    Hyderabad: A job mela (fair) was organised by Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in its premises in Hyderabad in which 412 students from Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were selected by different private sector companies for appointment...

  • No room for children to sit in classes

    New Delhi: BJP-MLA from Mustafabad assembly constituency, Jagdish Pradhan informed people’s representatives in the state assembly in its winter session about the extremely bad condition of schools in his constituency. He said that in his ...

  • No progress of Urdu unless it is made compulsory in schools

    New Delhi: General secretary of Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urdu Hind (ATU) Athar Farooqi said here while talking to media persons on 26 November that unless Urdu is taught as a compulsory subject in schools, it will not be promoted. He said that it is v...

  • Shiv Sena helps Mubark Begum, former playback singer

    Mumbai: Mubarak Begum, play back singer of yesteryears who is presently sick and leading a poor and helpless life, was offered financial help by Shiv Sena in view of her services to the film industry. Shiv Sena’s vice president Arafat She...

  • NCPUL’s 18th Book Fair

    New Delhi: National Council for the Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL)’s 18th Qaumi Urdu Kitab Mela was successfully held in Jamia Millia Islamia Campus from 14 to 22 November. NCPUL’s Director Prof. Irtiza Kareem said in a press co...

  • Maharashtra’s Fadnavis govt has no plans for Muslims

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s chief minister Devinder Fadnavis while talking to media persons on the occasion of completion of one year of BJP-Shiv Sena coalition government said that though the question of reservation to Marathas and Muslims is ...

  • Ulama’s campaign against IS in Karnataka

    Bangalore: Ulama of Karnataka have started a campaign in Karnataka to keep the (Muslim) youth away from Daaish or Islamic State (IS) under which, in Friday sermons in mosques imams are calling upon Muslims, particularly youth to desist from sup...

  • Mahboobur-Rahman Farooqi

    The former editor of the famous Urdu monthly “Aajkal”, Mahboobur-Rahman Farooqi, left for his eternal abode on 30 November. His demise is a grave loss for the Urdu fraternity, not only because he was respected in Urdu literary frate...

  • AWARDS

    MIRZA QAMRUL HASAN BAIG,Chairman of Jamia Cooperative Bank, Delhi was honoured with Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Award on 30 November at a function held in Hindi Bhawan and jointly organised by Cooperative Societies Union and Registrar of S...

  • Obituaries

    MAHBOOBUR RAHMAN FAROOQI,former editor of the Urdu literary monthly  ‘Aaj Kal’ died in Delhi’s Saket City Hospital in the morning on 30 November after a prolonged illness at the age of about 73 years. Born in Gorakhopur i...