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  • 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, ...

  • AIUTC’s plea to PM to raise retirement age of AYUSH docs

    New Delhi: Following central government's decision to raise the retirement age of all allopath doctors in Central Health Service to 65 years, All India Unani Tibbi Congress (AIUTC) in a letter to prime minster Modi requested him to increase...

  • Muslims most affected by commercialization of education

    Jaipur: Maulana Fazlur Rahim Mujaddidi, an educationist and chairman of Crescent IAS Academy said in his keynote address while speaking at a seminar on ‘Challenges of modern educational sysem’ sponsored by Millat Foundation for Educ...

  • RSS body to host Iftar

    New Delhi: Seeking to shed its ‘anti-Muslim’ tag, an RSS affiliate is hosting a grand ‘Iftar’ on 2 July where it has invited ambassadors of many countries including Muslim nations like Pakistan to spread the message of u...

  • Doctorate Degree to Hurriyat leader Gilani

    Srinagar: Mirpur University of Science & Technology (MUST) in Pakistan’s part of Kashmir has conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree to J&K’s separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Gilani, chairman of Hurriyat (G) Conference. Announce...

  • 21 Muslims arrested in Jalna riots freed on bail

    Mumbai: Minor communal riots had erupted in a village of Jalna (Maharashtra) district on 21 May in which 21 innocent Muslims were forcibly arrested, were released on bail on 2 June by Jalna district court. The reason of their arrest was that on...

  • Chargesheets filed against Anzar Shah and Abdus Sami

    Mumbai / New Delhi: NIA has filed a charge sheet against 5 persons including the noted religious scholar Maulana Anzar Shah Qasmi and Maulana Abdus Sami’ before Patiala House (New Delhi)’s Additional Sessons Judge Reetesh Singh on 1...

  • Documentary film on Begum Hazrat Mahal

    Lucknow: A short documentary film, about half an hour long, on Begum Hazrat Mahal, one of the wives of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and the last queen of Avadh has been made by the films division of govt of India which is directed by Mohiuddin Mirza, w...

  • UP’s first women’s uni. to be named after Hazrat Mahal

    Lucknow: UP’s Samajwadi Party government, in deference to the wishes and demands of Lucknow’s many social workers, educationists and many other people to recognise the valiant role played by Avadh’s last queen and wife of Nawa...

  • Jamia Millia to set up herbal garden of medicinal plants

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia University plans to set up and develop a herbal garden of medicinal plants in its campus for research purposes and for creating awareness among students about unani system of treatment, unani medicines and medici...

  • People reject Sambhal terror tag

    Sambhal: A small town in western UP is under the scanner of security agencies after police traced 6 suspected members of al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) to a Muslim-majority locality.Police say AQIS chief Maulana Asim Umar alias Sanaul H...

  • Writing with his toes, Mustafa topped in his college

    Ballari (Karnatak): These days when very many boy and girls students are securing 95 percent and even 98 and 94 percent marks in CBSE and other all India and state-level examinations, scoring 80% marks is nothing remarkable but it is certainly ...

  • Obituaries

    Dr. MUSTAFA KAREEM, noted Urdu novelist and fiction writer who is settled in England died there on 13 June. His novel Toofaan ki Aahat is a historical novel which depicts the times of Nawab Sirajuddaulah of Bengal which was very much appreciate...

  • Men & Women In News

    AMU PRODr. Rahat Abrar has been appointed as the Director, Urdu Academy on 21 June. Dr. Abrar has been associated with the university’s Public Relations Office for more than thirty years and was recently reappointed by the Vice Chancellor...

  • Akhlaq murder case resurfaces with Forensic Lab report

    Noida: The murder of Muhammad Akhlaq of Dadri’s Bisahda village who was lynched by a violent and fanatic mob on 28 September last year (2015) on the rumour and suspicion that his family had consumed beef (cow meat) because this meat was f...