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  • Muslims need top class schools more than colleges: AMU-VC

    Aligarh: AMU’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd.) Zamiruddin Shah (who has now become a haji), said while releasing, renowned scientist and former Director of National Botanical Research Institute, Muhammad Iqtedar Husain Farooqi’s book...

  • Bridge Course popular among Madrasa students

    Aligarh: Bridge Course introduced in AMU Aligarh three years ago for madrasa pass students for modern and higher education is now a popular choice of madrasa students. Admisison or entrance (competitive) examination for the current session (201...

  • General Assembly Meeting of IOS

    New Delhi: The 3-day 30th General Assembly Meeting of the Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) starting on 5 August, was held in Delhi and concluded on 7 August. In addition to General Assembly, meeting of 60th Governing Council was also held i...

  • Central govt scholarships worth 75 cr J&K students

    New Delhi: Union HRD ministry has awarded special educational schoalrships worth Rs. 75 crores to more than 3500 students of Jammu & Kashmir for the academic year 2016-17 for pursuing higher education outside J&K. For creating awareness...

  • Guj riots: HC overrules lower court’s verdict, gives life to 11

    Ahmedabad: In yet another case concerning Gujrat riots of 2002 after Gujarat High Court had overruled lower court’s verdict in case of murder of 3 Muslim at a railway crossing in Veerangam town and sentenced 7 out of the remaining 8 to li...

  • Wipro to give scholarships to poor girl students

    Bengaluru: Wipro Consumer Care in cooperation with Vipro Care has announced scholarship scheme for girl students of weaker sections who after passing 12th classs or higher secondary exam want to acquire higher education to help them economicall...

  • Seven more get life imprisonment in Gujrat 2002 riots

    Ahmedabad: Gujrat High Court, in the case of Gujarat 2002 large scale communal riots convicted 7 more accused persons and sentenced them to life imprisonment. It may be recalled that after the fire in a coach of Sabarmati Express train at Godhr...

  • Muslim woman to donate kidney to ailing Hindu friend

    Kanpur: Shamshad Begum (40), a widow and mother of teen-age daughter from UP’s Fatehpur district has volunteered to donate one of her kidneys to Aarti (38) of Pune, both of whose kidneys are badly damaged and who has been battling for her...

  • Ace athlete Tayabun Nisha wins Woman of Substance Award 2016

    Guwahati: Tayabun Nisha, the first Assamese woman to win a medal in the National Games, was conferred the “Woman of Substance Award 2016” by Women’s Hub, an association of progressive women of Assam. This award is given annual...

  • Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai

    New Delhi: Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai, born 1 July 1920 was a widely respected Indian politician who served as Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana states. He passed away here on 24 August at Escorts Hospital at the age of 96. He left behind ...

  • AWARDS

    Presidential Award winners On the occasion of Indian Independence Day 15 August 2016 Presidential Awards to prominent scholars of ‘classical’ languages i.e. Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrit, Arabic and Persian were announced. According ...

  • Obituaries

    Haji Abul Kalam Alig, vice president of the All India Taalim wa Milli Foundation, died in his home village Baraee, Azamgarh, on 19 August. He was a businessman in Saudi Arabia but due to health problems had come to his village. Maulana Asrarul ...

  • Men & Women In News

    Prof. SHAHID ASHRAF, Registrar of Jamia Millia Islamia University has been appointed this University’s Pro Vice Chancellor by the VC Prof. Talat Ahmad. It may be stated that the post of Pro VC was lying vacant for the past about one year....

  • Khuda Baksh Khan (1842-1908)

    He was born in village Ukhai, 6 km from Siwan district, on 2nd August 1842 in his parental house. The ancestors of Khuda Baksha were in service of King Alamgir. They were doing the work of book keeping and writing records of the kingdom. Hi...

  • Arrest of PFI member Muhammad Tauseef

    Patna:  The Popular Front of India (PFI) said that RSS and BJP are targeting minorities and Dalits on the pretext of raising ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogan. In order to get Muhammad Tauseef released from jail on the false allegatio...

  • Criminals want to kill Muslims en masse: Kalbe Jawad

    Lucknow: Noted Shia leader and General Secretary of Majlis Ulama-e Hind, said here on 2 August that criminals have gone to Kopaganj Mau where communal violence between two Muslim communities is going on. He said that criminals are planning to c...

  • Ruckus in Rajya Sabha over invitation to Indresh Kumar

    New Delhi:  How has the National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) left its original goal and is moving towards the safronisation of education, taking a cue from the RSS, was hotly debated in Rajya Sabha when the Samajwadi Par...

  • Plan to use Zakat money to defend Muslims who are falsely arrested for terrorism

    Mumbai: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) which for many years has been fighting legal battles for the acquittal of Muslims particularly educated Muslim youth falsely accused and arrested for terrorism and terrorist activities across the country and ...

  • Arshad Madni elected JUH head for fourth time

    New Delhi: Maulana Syed Arshad Madni, after being elected President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) for the fourth time in the meeting of its executive committee held here on 24 July, took charge, and after this the existing executive committee ...

  • Over 700 students of AMU got jobs in national cos, MNCs

    Aligarh: AMU’s Training & Placement Officer (General) Sa’d Hameed and Member Incharge of Public Relations Department, Dr. Rahat Abrar said here on 20 July that by the end of educational semester 2015-16, 540 students studying in...