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  • Increase of 20 thousand in India’s quota for Haj 2016

    Aurangabad: Maharashtra State Haj Committee’s Chairman, Ibarhimbhai while addressing a press conference here on 19 July said that in this year (2016)’s Haj Quota an increase of 20,000 has been made because of which Maharashtra gets ...

  • “Ram Janmabhoomi belongs to Budddhists, not to Hindus”

    Aligarh: Former Member of Parliament and hero of All India Bhikshoo Sangh, Dr. Dham Viryu who arrived in Aligarh on 23 July with Dham Chetna Yatra claimed that the disputed place in Ayodhya is not Ram Janmabhoomi but it was Buddh Vihar. He said...

  • PFI to file case against media channels

    Patna: Popular Front of India (PFI)’s North East Zonal secretary Mahboob Alam Nadvi told media persons that in the peaceful procession and rally in support of Islamic preacher Dr. Zakir Naik and MIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi some TV and new...

  • Minority status will soon be restored to Al Amin Girls College

    Kolkata: Former Union minister and presently Lok Sabha MP from Bengal, Sultan Ahmad of TNC said here on 14 July that chief minister Mamta Bennerji has promised to restore the minority character of Milli Al Amin Girls College. He said while spea...

  • Cases of J&K court can be transferred to any part of India: SC

    New Delhi: Supreme Court’s 5-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice T. S. Thakur in a significant verdict said that (legal) cases pending for hearing in Jammu & Kahmir courts can be transferred to any place in India. The Con...

  • Okhla social worker providing free education to poor children

    New Delhi: (Ms) Shabina Khan, a social worker of Okhla Jamia Nagar who has been working voluntarily for many years for improving the lot of poor people and children has recently adopted 70 poor children living with their parents in jhuggis in N...

  • Marathi-medium schools to provide Urdu education

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to introduce Urdu as an optional language in Marathi medium schools all over Maharashtra, where Muslims are in significant numbers with Urdu as their mother tongue. However, for this arrangement the st...

  • PIL for reservation to Muslim SC, ST rejected by High Court

    Allahabad: Assocaiton for Protection of Civil Rights in a PIL filed in Allahabad High Court had stated that under section 3 of Presidency Rules (Presidential Order), 1950 reservation and its benefits have been given to Dalit Hindus, Sikhs, Baud...

  • Hindu family observing fasts for 20 years

    Shivpur (MP): A Hindu family in this district had pledged that if blessed with a son they would observe Ramadan fast, every year. The couple had been leading married life for 13 years but during this long period it could not get any issue. Disa...

  • Mazumder’s second autobiographical book released

    Guwahati: “Down Memory Lane II”, the second in the autobiographical series of books authored by Abdul Muhib Mazumder, former Minister and Advocate General of Assam, was launched in presence of a host of dignitaries at the Guwahati P...

  • Wrestler Husain Mulla wins medal in Yakutia

    Recently he defeated the Mongolian wrestler and won the bronze medal for his country in an international wrestling event in Yakutia, Russian Federation. Son of a farmer from Sultanpur village of Hukkeri taluka, he is a student of class X in Pan...

  • Syed Haider Raza

    Syed Haider Raza was born on 22 February, 1922 in the small town of Babaria in Madhya Pradesh. His father, Syed Mohammad Razi, was a forest ranger and her mother Tahira Begum was a housewife. He spent childhood roaming in forests, surrounded by...

  • AWARDS

    Prof. M. H. BAIG, Head of Cardio-Thorasic Surgery Department of AMU’s JN Medical College has been honoured by Chennai’s Venice International Foundation with Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable services in the f...

  • Obituaries

    MAULANA MUFTI ABDUR RAUF QASMI, noted religious scholar, President of Moradabad’s religious institution Darul Uloom Jamia-ul Hoda, Hadees teacher died of heart attack in the early morning of 24 July at the age of 75 years. He had devoted ...

  • Men & Women In News

    Justice IQBAL AHMAD ANSARI, has been appointed Chief Justice of Patna High Court. He was sworne in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court by Bihar’s Governor Ram Nath Govind on 29 July. Before his appointment as Chief Justice he was already...

  • Prayer Meet & Qur’an-khwani for Abdus Sattar Edhi in Delhi

    Abdul Sattar Edhi was a legendary humanitarian. Born in Gujarat on 1 January 1928 in undivided India, Edhi Saheb is called "Pakistan's Mother Teresa", "Angel of Mercy" because of his unparalleled humanitarian work which ...

  • Shia-Sunni pray Eid namaz together again

    Once again, Sunni and Shia brothers, in a show of solidarity and unity, offered Eid prayers together at Jamia Millia Islamia’s Jama Masjid on 7 July, 2016.  "Shoulder to Shoulder" is an initiative started by a group of frie...

  • This young Remote Sensing and GIS researcher is going places

    Dr Arshad Amin is guest faculty at Department of Remote Sensing and GIS (Geographic Information System) Applications at Aligarh Muslim University. He attended a Geoinformatics Summer School 2016 at Laboratory for Information Engineering in Surv...

  • Bihar’s son who died in Kaala Paani

    Ahmadullah was born in 1808 in Patna, Bihar. Son of Elahi Bux. Was a prominent public man of Patna; served as Deputy Collector and as a member of Income Tax Board of Assessors for some time; Took active part in Wahabi Movement Arrested in 1857....

  • Muslims behind others in going for second marriage

    New Delhi: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)’s Secreatary General Incharge, Abdul Khaliq has made many startling tweets one after the other. In one of his tweets he has posted the photo of a poor and helpless child, the caption of which is &lsquo...