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  • 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 ...

  • Pahchaan’s campaign for education to poor Muslim girls

    New Delhi: Pahchaan, a voluntary organisation that aims at, among other things, providing education to poor Muslim girls who have perforce to abandon their education because their parents cannot afford the expenses of their education after a ce...

  • Foundation stone of Madrasa Qayamul Uloom laid

    Dadri: Foundation stone of Madrasa Qayamul Uloom’s new building in the new colony of Dadri was laid on 5 June. Speaking on this occasion Syed Tufail Ahmad said that the intention and objective of this Madrasa which was set up four years a...

  • Bridge Course in MANUU for Madrasa students

    Hyderabad: Bridge Course has now been introduced for madrasa-passed students in Urdu University or Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad also, for two semesters of the acaddmic year 2016-17 in which two types of programmes ar...

  • Trader-tenants of Waqf properties stage protest

    New Delhi: Trader-tenants of Waqf properties on Sunday staged a protest seeking withdrawal of Waqf (Amendment) Act, 2013 which designates a person as an “encroacher” once the Waqf board stops collecting rent from him and 2014 rules ...

  • NCPUL’s initiative in starting Urdu scrolls in Delhi

    New Delhi: National Council for the Promotion of Urdu language (NCPUL), in order to further promote Urdu has decided, in cooperation with the news agency, United News of India (UNI) to start Urdu scrolls at different places in Delhi under which...

  • Schools being run on Waqf land should pay rent

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan said while talking to mediapersons on 16 June that schools built on Waqf Board lands should either give rent to the Waqf Board on circle rate basis or provide free education to 25 percen...

  • Tamil Nadu CM’s gesture to mosques in Ramadan

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalita had decided, in view of the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan, and ordered to distribute 4,600 tonnes of rice among approximately three thousand mosques. Needless to say that this quantity of rice w...

  • 7000 Muslim kids study in RSS schools in UP

    Allahabad: About 7,000 Muslim students are studying in 1,200 RSS schools across UP, an increase of 30% in the last two years after a BJP-led govt came to power at the Centre, the right-wing outfit has said.RSS, known for its Hindutva ideology, ...