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  • Attempts to frighten Muslim leaders condemned

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) President Maulana Qari Muhammad Usman Mansoorpuri and the convener of Resistence Movement Dr Syed Mas’ood Ali along with other Muslim leaders while strongly condemning the murderous attack on Delhi J...

  • Mushawarat Working Committee Resolutions

    New Delhi: The Central Working Committee (Majlis-e Amla) of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Musahwarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, met here on 18 October, 2014. This was the third meeting of the Working Committee this year....

  • Rs 22 crore sanctioned for dilapidated school

    Mumbai: There was a great uproar in Mumbai Municipal Corporation about the dilapidated condition of Urdu medium school in Malad Malani (or Colony) when its miserable condition was exposed by the Congress corporator Mrs Viqarunnisa in the assemb...

  • Nephew of Mayor shot dead

    Vijayapura (Karnataka):  In a shocking incident, Fayaz Mushrif, the nephew of Mayor Sajjadepeer Mushrif was shot dead, allegedly by four assailants, near Datri Masjid around 11pm on Friday, 7 November. According to the police, the assailan...

  • JIH Advisory Council session concludes, resolutions passed

    New Delhi: The Central Advisory Council (Shoora) of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind held here its three-day session during 2-4 November, with Amir Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Omari in the chair. JIH CAC deliberated on various problems and...

  • Denial of admission to girls in Bihar madrasa found wrong

     Patna / Bihar: News appearing in some national dailies about Madrasa Azizia in Bihar, headquarters of Nalanda district of Bihar issuing a ‘diktat’ by Madrasa’s secretary, S. M. Ashraf about not giving admission to girls ...

  • Proposal to build convent type schools on Waqf lands

    Rampur: A proposal has been made to build convent-type schools on vacant Auqaf lands in UP which are lying unused and prone to illegal occupation by land mafia or unscrupulous Waqf employees themselves. A meeting of the Waqf Board will be held ...

  • Waqf Board plans case against Bukhari

    New Delhi: Officials of the Delhi Waqf Board, the statutory body solely responsible for the maintenance and running of the historic Jama Masjid, may go to court against its Imam, Syed Ahmad Bukhari for appointing his son as the Naib, the deputy...

  • Mushwarat condemns murderous attack on Maulana Bukhari

    New Delhi: All India Muslim Majlis Mushawarat’s general secretary and spokesperson, Ma’soom Muradabadi while condemning the murderous attack on the Shahi Imam Maulana Syed Ahmad Bukhari, described it as a cowardly attempt to terrori...

  • Donation of Rs 2 crores for Khwaja’s Dargah at Ajmer

    Jaipur: Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti’s Dargah at Ajmer received a donation of Rs 2 crores from Dadi Balsara, an industrialist in accordance with his wish who died in June this year (2014). In his ‘will’ Balsara had asked his famil...

  • Muslim performs last rites of his ‘rakhi sister’

    Rampur: A rare example of communal harmony and affection was seen recently in Rampur’s Moondha Pandey village, about 10 kms from here when Aslam Baig of the village not only financially supported the family of Yashoda, a widow of the same...

  • Allama Iqbal

    By Shahid Lone The course of human history has been to a considerable extent influenced by poets and in some sense they are the torch-bearers of history. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) reportedly said that secret treasures found in the earth and ...

  • AWARDS

    Delhi Urdu Academy in its Annual Award-2013 function held on 5 November at Delhi government secretariat’s auditorium announced its different awards to the following Urdu litterateurs: All India Bahadur Shah Zafar Award to Prof (Ms) SAIYYA...

  • Obituaries

    MAULANA AMANULLAH KHAN AZAD, a senior teacher of Madrasa Shamsul Hoda, district Siddarth Nagar (UP) died in his village Bhatpara (District Siddharth Nagar) on 23 October at the approximate age of 105 years. He taught in different madrasas after...

  • Men & Women In News

    A R RAHMAN, music director has been appointed by Japan’s Kasev Computer company as its brand ambassador for electronic and musical instruments products. A statement of this company said that Rahman’s association with this company wi...

  • Rafiq Ahmad, Manager Press Trust of India, London bureau, passes away

    Rafiq Ahmad, Manager Press Trust of India, London bureau, has died. Please pray for his maghfirat and sabr-e-jameel for his family, specially his elderly mother in India, Sambhal, for whom this is a double tragedy as Rafiq Saheb’s father ...

  • HC on Karbala and Dargah Shah-e Mardan

    New Delhi: The dispute about Dargah Shah-e MardaaN and Karbala in Jor Bah is very old and every now and then clashes and disputes over this take place, particulalry on the occasion of Muharram when majlis is held and ta’zias are buried th...

  • Police officer shoots man in custody

    Madurai: Police said SI A. Kalidass (28) was stabbed while interrogating K. Syed Mohammed (30), who was brought to the station on a complaint of attempt to stab a two-wheeler mechanic. A Sub-Inspector (SI) of Police shot dead an accused whe...

  • All India Essay writing competition in AMU

    Aligarh: An All India Essay Writing Competition on ‘Sir Sayyad had dreamt of making Aligarh Muslim University the Oxford of the East’. How can we make it the Oxford of the World i.e. a World Standard University’? The result of...

  • Seventh International Islamic Book Fair

    New Delhi: Seventy week-long International Islamic Book Fair, sponsored by EHSAS (Educational, Health and Social Awareness Society) in collaboration with Maktaba Al Hasanaat (P) Ltd was organised in The India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) and ...