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  • 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...

  • In J&K, 545 industrial estates owned by non-state persons

    Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir’s minster for industries, Chandar Prakash said in a written reply to a question by Ajat Shatru Singh, BJP-MLA that 545 industrial units in the state are those whose ownership rights are with non-state citizen...

  • J&K not an integral part of India: MLA

    Srinagar: Independent MLA of Jammu & Kashmir, Er. Sheikh Rashid said in the state assembly on 20 June that the state i.e. J&K is not an integral part of India and called for a referendum to decide the future of the state. He said that e...

  • “Urdu is the language of the Indian nation but a victim of bias”

    New Delhi: An emergency meeting of Urdu Development Organisation (Delhi), chaired by Maulana Rizwan Akhtar Qasmi was held in its regional office in Abul Fazal Enclave, Jamia Nagar, Delhi on 23 June in which a resolution drafted by Firoz Bakht A...

  • 50 percent seats for Sikhs reserved in Khalsa ollege

    New Delhi: Delhi University’s Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, after getting approval of Delhi High Court for its minority status or character, will have the right to reserve 50 percent seats for Sikh students. Also, this College wou...

  • Urdu translators completing 21 years to be promoted

    Rampur: Orders have been issued by UP government that about 3500 Urdu translators who have been working in police and civilian departments and who have completed 21years in this capacity may be promoted and given the status of senior clerks. A ...

  • Resolve to provide education to deprived youths

    New Delhi: Rosemine Educational & Charitable Trust, in cooperation with Poorvanchal Ekta Manch, organised a programme in Jamia Millia Islamia’s Ansari Auditorium on 5 June in which, in addition to responsible persons/professors of Ind...

  • First Iftar party in Calcutta University’s history

    Kolkata: For the first time in Calcutta University’s 159-year old history an Iftar party sponsored by former students of the University’s Department of Arabic and Persian was held recently in which the participants, amongst others, ...

  • Rahmani 30’s success in JEE Advance

    Patna: Rahmani 30, which is the brain child of Ameer-e Shariat, Maulana Muhammad Wali Rahmani (Sajjada Nashin of Khanqah Rahmani, Moonger) and Abhyanandji, former Director Genral of Police, Bihar, has once again achieved success when its 46 stu...

  • World’s youngest solutions architect

    15-years-old Muhammad Saqib belongs to Karachi. He cleared one of the most esteemed tests in the world of technology, i.e. Solutions architect-Associate level test by AWS (Amazon Web Services) and bagged the title for being the youngest in the ...

  • The man who lost his shadow

    Well-known journalist-turned-neta M.J. [Mobasshar Javed] Akbar, once a Congress MP from Bihar’s Kishanganj and a bitter critic of Narendra Modi post-2002 riots in Gujarat, has now been included as a junior minister for external affairs in...

  • AWARDS

    Prof. KHALIL TOOQAAR, Presidnet of the Department of Urdu in Istanbul University, Turkey was honoured by JNU’s Centre of Indian Languages with Salaar-e Urdu Award in recognition of his valuable services to Urdu. Author of many books he is...

  • Obituaries

    Dr. SALAHUDDIN, noted Urdu author and former lecturer of Delhi College died in Delhi on 25 June after a protracted illness at the age of 76 years. His first book was Dilli ke Urdu makhtootaat which in Urdu was published by Anjuman Taraqqi-e Urd...

  • Men & Women In News

    CHAUDHARY MAHBOOB ALI QAISAR, MP and noted social and political leader has been elected Chairman of the Haj Committee of India. Some other elected office bearers of the Haj Committee of India are TMC’s Lok Sabha MP Sultan Ahmad and Goa Ha...

  • Protest in Delhi against Israeli policies in occupied Palestine

    New Delhi: Muslim Students Organisation of India (MSO) held a protest here at the Jantar Mantar on 1 July against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Protesters raised slogans and held placards aga...

  • Food aid distributed in Murshidabad by Charity Alliance

    New Delhi: Charity Alliance trust, as every year since 2005, distributed Ramadan food packets among poor people in and around Uttar Ghoshpara area of Murshidabad, West Bengal. A total of 240 families received food packets containing six kg rice...

  • Orlando: another round of blame-it-on-Muslims

    Like every act of violence causing death - war, civil war or terrorist related, violence - Orlando attack, killing more than 50 persons must be condemned by one and all. The attack is one of the mass shootings that recurrently happen in the Uni...

  • UP Urdu Academy invites applications for scholarships

    Lucknow: UP Urdu Academy has invited applications from boy and girl students who have opted for Urdu as a subject, whether compulsory or optional, for scholarships for the year 2016-17. This scholarship is given on special and merit basis for t...

  • VHP leader arrested for anti-Islam WhatsApp comment

    A VHP leader who posted an offensive comment against Prophet Muhammad on WhatsApp was arrested from Balwadi village of Barwani district on 15 June and sent to judicial custody. Sanjay Bhawsar, the vice-president of VHP’s Barwani district ...