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  • DR MIR NAZIR AHMAD

    This week Dr Mir Nazir Ahmad passed away on 7 November in Srinagar at the age of 80. Born on November 4 , 1936, he was the son of the close associate of Sheikh Abdullah, Mir Ghulam Rasool who had been arrested and imprisoned in the Kashmir Cons...

  • AWARDS

    Sheikh Abu Bakar of Sunni Jamiatul Ulama honoured Calicut: Sheikh Abu Bakar who was honoured last month (October) with ‘Jewels of the World Award’ in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) in the International Educational Conference sponsored ...

  • Obituaries

    Eighty-nine year old “Melody Queen of Kashmir”RAJ BEGUM, one of the foremost female singers of Kashmir and pioneer of female singing in public and on radio etc died in Kashmir’s Chanapora on 26 October after a prolonged illnes...

  • Men & Women In News

    B. MUHAMMAD JAMAL, CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Kerala Waqf Board has been appointed CEO and secretary of Central Waqf Council, New Delhi in place of Ali Ahmad Khan whose term had expired about two months ago. After taking over the charge o...

  • Students of Madhya Pradesh weakest in education

    Bhopal: In spite of all efforts by the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh to improve the level and standard of education in government schools, according to NCERT (National Council of Educational Research & Training)’s National Achievement Surv...

  • Church stoned during Sunday Service at Nagpur

    Nagpur: On October 16, the St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India here was stoned, while the Sunday worship was going on. Regular worship services have been conducted on the first floor of this rented accommodation for the past four years. It w...

  • Ten madrasahs in the country to be made high-tech

    New Delhi: It is rightly said about most of the Arabic or religious madrasahs that they are not properly looked after and genrally serious attention is not paid to them, though many of them are now equipped with modern technology like computer ...

  • We are with Muslims and Muslims are with us: Marathas

    Mumbai: Maulana Azad Vichar Manch held a meeting on the topic of ‘Ek hi mission, Muslim Reservation’ in Mumbai’s Haj House on 3 October. Speaking in this meeting, Shrimant Shivajji Kokate, spokesman of Maratha Seva Sangh said ...

  • Haryana Waqf Board sets up separate religious, welfare dept

    Panipat: Haryana Waqf Board has separately set up a religious and welfare department within the Board and appointed an officer who will take care and look after mosques which have been illegally occupied and will also work for payment of salari...

  • Compensation to families of 18 missing in Muzafarabad riots

    Lucknow: UP’s chief minister Akhilesh Yadav distributed cheques of Rs. 15 lakh each to family members of the 18 persons who were missing since the 2013 riots and could not be traced till date, three years after the large scale communal ri...

  • “New Service rules are a danger to madrasas”

    Lucknow: General secretary of All India Arabic Madrasa Teachers Association, Waheedullah Khan Sayedi said here while addressing a huge gathering of madrasa teachers, employees and teachers of Madrasa Modernisation Scheme who had come from all o...

  • New Building for MAEF soon

    New Delhi: Union minister for social justice and empowerment, Thawar Chand Gehlot, after holding a meeting with Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, minister of state (independent charge) for minorities affairs said on 4 October while talking to media persons ...

  • Shia waqf board to take action against land grabbers

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s Shia Central Waqfs Board (UPSCWB) made public the names along with the photographs of people who have allegedly sold or purchased waqf properties across the state. The list of land grabbers includes politicians an...

  • Building of Ala Hazrat Haj House big achievement of UP govt

    Rampur: Qazi (Shara’) Mufti-e Azam Maulana Syed Shahid Ali Noori Jamali Rizvi said in a statement here that the building of Ala Hazrat Haj House in Ghaziabad is a big achievement of Akhilesh governemnt for which he praised the efforts and...

  • Agreement between AMU and Manglayatan University

    Aligarh: AMU Vice Chancellor Zamiruddin Shah and Manglayatan University’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Satish Chand Jain said in a joint press conference here on 12 September that both Universities will cooperate and work together for removing t...

  • Kalam memorial at APJ Abdul Kalam Tech. Uni., Lucknow

    Lucknow: A 100-feet high obelisk is being built by APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) at Lucknow to pay tribute to the ‘Missile Man’ in a unique way. This obelisk will be the first of its kind in any educational institution...

  • Weqarul Mulk Charitable Hospital inaugurated in Amroha

    Amroha: Weqarul Mulk Charitable Hospital was inaugurated in Hashmi Nagar area of this city in the first week of last month (September) with the prayers of Mufti Abdur Rahman, a religious scholar who is also the manager of Madrasa Ansarul Uloom....

  • Jamia Millia to issue press release in Urdu also

    New Delhi: Vice Chancelor of Jamia Millia Islamia University Prof. Tal’at Ahmad said here, in response to requests by some people, oganisations and newspapers that Jamia Millia will now issue press releases in Urdu also in addition to Eng...

  • Muslims are still backward inspite of economic progress

    Mumbai: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley while speaking in a seminar on ‘Empowerment of individuals through Education and Training’ at Bombay Stock Exchange said that in general, decline in poverty and deprivation has been seen i...

  • 108 students of Jamia Millia pass in UPSC prelim

    New Delhi: As many as 108 students of Jamia Millia Islamia’s (JMI)’s RCA (Residential Coaching Academy) who received coaching in this Academy have passed in UPSC’s Prelim examination. They will now appear in the main examinati...