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  • Promises regarding Unani will be fulfilled: Ayush minister

    New Delhi: Union minister for Ayush, Shripad Yesu Naik assured a delegation of All India Unani Tibbi Congress that different promises made regarding Unani Tibb will be fulfilled, particularly the introduction of MD (Unani) and PhD course will b...

  • AMU’s minority character: SC Bench grants 4 weeks to AMU

    New Delhi: The question of AMU’s minority character was taken up for hearing in Supreme Court on 11 July. Earlier, on 6 July central government through Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi had filed an affidavit stating that AMU is not a minori...

  • PCPT to fight cases of innocent Muslims falsely arrested for terrorism

    New Delhi: CPI (Communist Party of India) leader Amiq Jamayee said in a statement here on 29 June that educated innocent Muslim youth are being falsely arrested on the pretext of their complicity in cases of terrorism and terrorist activities s...

  • Waqf Boards’ help to a poor girl for higher education

    New Delhi: Delhi Waqf Board, in response to a letter from a poor girl for help to continue her higher education, has given her a cheque of Rs. 35,950 to continue her education. According to available news, one Hena Kausar wanted to do MSc from ...

  • Waqf Board’s generosity towards widows and poor

    New Delhi: Delhi Waqf Board, in a pleasant gesture worth emulating, has given one set of suit as gift and Rs. 1500 as Eidi to 1400 widows each this year on the occasion of Eid. Planning for this was done a few days earlier but put into practice...

  • No instructions of UGC ignored: AMU

    Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University, while contradicting the accusations of financial irregularities by University administration as per the news published in some newspapers regarding the audit report clarified that CAG (Comptroller & Audit...

  • UP govt to place 146 madrasas on grant list

    Lucknow: UP’s Samajwadi Party government has decided to put 146 madrasas upto secondary level which were recognised till 2003 and which come upto the standard laid down by government, on its grant list. Under this decision the government ...

  • Complaint by Hindutva outfit for disturbing classes

    Panaji: Bharatiya Sanskruti Raksha Samiti (BSRS) has filed a complaint with the director of education against a Siolim-based religious sect for holding prayers in the proximity of a government primary school, while classes are in progress. Shai...

  • New logo of National Minorities Commission

    New Delhi: About two years ago when the central government had granted minority community status to Jain community, the National Minorities Commission (NCM) had decided to prepare a new logo so that the religious symbol of Jain community may al...

  • Plan to merge Hindi medium schools into Urdu medium schools

    New Delhi: Delhi government’s Directorate of Education, following in the footsteps of Delhi Municipal Corporation now plans, according to available sources, to merge Hindi medium schools with Urdu medium schools and has started taking ste...

  • Delhi govt to appoint 610 Urdu and 769 Punjabi teachers

    New Delhi: Delhi government’s cabinet meeting was held on 24 June in which approval was given for the appointment of 610 Urdu teachers and 769 Punjabi teachers (a total of 1379 teachers) in accordance with which one Sanskrit teacher, one ...

  • Objection to use of loudspeaker

    Rampur: This year people of the other community have objected to Taravih Namaaz at many places and also to the use of loud speakers (in mosques etc) with the result that they got the Taravih Namaaz stopped and got the loud speaker removed from ...

  • Central govt approves two cluster universities in J&K

    Srinagar: J&K’s minister for education, Naeem Akhtar said in the state’s Legislative Council in reply to a question by Naresh Gupta that union HRD ministry has accorded its approval for setting up two cluster universities in Jam...

  • Disruptive activities in old mazar

    Puranpur: Some mischievous elements indulged in subversive activities on 30 June night in an old mazar situated in a rice mill which created a wave of anger in local Muslims. When police was informed about it, a police team arrested two of the ...

  • Communal collision, tension in Shah Ganj

    Agra: A minor tiff between one Manu Qureshi of Mohalla Qureshian and Tarun Yadav and his brother Rahul led to quarrel between them when one of them was thrashed. After this, the other person along with his supporters reached the spot and the pe...

  • “Green flag” on mosque

    Gorakhpur: A Pakistani look-alike green flag on a mosque in Gulriha created a tense atmosphere in the area. Police however, immediately got the flag removed and cooled down tempers of people, inquired into the incident and arrested the youth wh...

  • Fake diamond

    The AMU PRO, Dr. Rahat Abrar,  published the following “Clarification” on 22 July: “The news item issued by Dr. Jasim Mohammad, which appeared on various AMU networks online, has purportedly claimed that the Pro-Vice Chan...

  • FAIZ MOHAMMED KHAN

    Former Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Faiz Mohammed Khan, popularly known as F.M. Khan, died in his Balayatrie estate in Kodagu today on 21 July. A close associate of former Chief Minister R. Gundu Rao, he leaves behind his wife and thr...

  • The B.Tech delivery boy at JMI

    Knock, knock. Since I was waiting for the delivery I was certain it would be him. He handed me my meal and as I thanked him, I asked him was he studying. The delivery boy replied that he had completed his B.Tech in 2014 and had been looking for...

  • AWARDS

    Prof. MUHAMMAD SALAHUDDIN UMRI of AMU’s Department of Arabic has been honoured by Raza Library of Rampur with Nawab Faizullah Khan award for his valuable research work on Arabic language and literature. He was conferred PhD degree for his...