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  • 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...

  • Obituaries

    Noted historian and researcher,Fida Mohammad Khan Hassnain passed away here at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) after a brief illness. He was admitted in the hospital for a few days following health issues. Hassnain was 93. ...

  • Men & Women In News

    NUSRAT HUSAIN, an NRI, a former student of Jamia Millia Islamia and a member of ASCE, USA has been appointed Honorory Consul General for India in Labourland, a very small new country created only recently between countries Croatia and Serbia in...

  • Police prevents arms training camp of “Arya Veer”

    Aligarh: Police posted a guard at the Arya Veerangana and self-defence camp of Arya Veer team and stopped the girls at Arya Samaj Mandir, who were going to Gandhi Park on 18 June, for Yoga camp. Confrontation continued for four hours. Police di...

  • UP govt refuses permission to bring stones for Ram Mandir

    Ayodhya: UP government’s department of commercial tax has refused permission to VHP to import stones from Rajasthan and Gujarat for building the proposed Ram mandir in Ayodhya. Last year the state government had allowed in November 2015 t...

  • MEF helps needy students to realise their educational dreams

    New Delhi: Muslim Education Foundation (MEF) is a trust set up by Jamia Millia Islamia’s retired Deputy Registrar Zaffar Nawaz Hashmi in 2010 in Jamia Nagar Okhla’s Abul Fazal Enclave locality with the aim of providing ‘educat...

  • NDMC appoints widow of M M Khan as Education Officer

    New Delhi: After the assassination of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC)’s former legal officer, M. Moin Khan, the Council (NDMC) in its meeting held on 27 June decided to appoint his widow, Mrs. Nishat Khan as Assistant Social Education ...

  • Babri Masjid demolished because of Narasimha Rao’s Hindutva thinking

    New Delhi: Vice President of India, who is the Chairman of Rajya Sabha M. Hamid Ansari while describing (late) prime minister Narasimha Rao as fully responsible for the demolition of Babri Masjid, said that this had happened because of his Hind...

  • NO plan to grant citizenship to refugees from West Pakistan

    Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir’s minister for rehabilitation and assistance, Syed Bashari Bukhari, in reply to a question by an independent MLA, Er Sheikh Abdur Rashid, said in a written reply in the state assembly on 22 June that governme...

  • Manipur mothers who produced upto 15 children honoured

    Imphal: More than a year after HIndutva leaders asked Hindus to produce 10 children in order to combat and defeat demographic invasion (by Muslims), a Manipuri civil society organisation Iramdam Kanba Apunba Lup (IKAL) awarded cash and citation...

  • Promotion of one language is injustice to others

    New Delhi: President of Akhil Bhartiya Dalit Muslim Mahasangh (ABDMM), Suresh Kanojia, while accusing Delhi government of promoting only one particular language, has stated that it is said in an advertisement of Delhi government published in ne...

  • Gujarat riots 2002: 7 declared guilty by HC

    Ahmedabad: Gujrat High Court, while overruling the verdict of the lower court, has pronounced 7 persons guilty of murder in riots that had erupted in a town of Veeramgam district of Gujrat in 2002 and in which three persons were killed. These r...

  • Delhi Waqf Board removes Imam of KG Marg mosque, appoints new Imam

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan said here that in an important meeting of Delhi Waqf Board held in its office on 17 June attended by all Board members and the CEO Dr. Mahboob Alam, a decision was unanimously taken to r...