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  • 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...

  • After Maulana Tauqeer, Mahants to go to Deoband

    New Delhi: In view of the growing activities of communal forces in the county and particularly, fearing the planned mischievous activities of these forces to spread communal virus before next year’s assembly elections in UP, some peace lo...

  • Akshardham case-accused Mufti to start English school

    Ahmedabad: Exonerated from the Akshardham terror attack case, Mufti Abdul Qayyum Mansuri of Dariapur is now setting up an English-medium school with the help of prominent religious scholars in the minority-dominated Kalupur area of the city. Th...

  • Officers implicating innocents should be punished

    New Delhi:  “In cases of terrorism, Muslim youth get acquitted due to lack of proof. The government is now trying to amend this law,” said the General Secretary of All-India Milli Council (AIMC), Dr. Manzoor Alam commenting on ...

  • Maha law reducing admission of minority students challenged

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s BJP-led government’s Maharashtra Unaided Private Professional Educational Institutions Act’s section 6 (2), under which admission of students belonging to minority community in minority professional educa...

  • CBSE results of Delhi’s Urdu medium schools

    New Delhi: Results of Cenral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)’s 10th and 12th classes were declared on 28 and 21 May 2016 respectively. As regards Delhi’s Urdu medium schools, results of Zeenat Mahal Sr. Sec. School, Jafarabad (t...

  • Delhi Law officer paid the price of honesty with his life

    New Delhi: Muhammad Moin Khan, assistant law officer (or legal adviser) in New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) was shot dead by two motor-cycle borne assailants on 16 May near his residence in Okhla Jamia Nagar’s Jauhari Farm locality as h...

  • Fatwa issued against Patanjali products containing cow urine

    Bareilly: Religoius leaders of Dargah Ala Hazrat in Bareilly have issued a Fatwa against the use of Patanjali medicines and other products which allegedly contain cow urine. The Fatwa was issued in response to a question by a local resident, Mu...

  • Counselling programme held for minority community students

    New Delhi: A counselling programme for minority community students of 10th and 12th classes was held in Gokulpuri’s Harnam Place on 24 May in which about 700 boy and girls students belonging to the Muslim community took part. This program...

  • Annual prize distribution by Delhi Urdu Academy

    New Delhi: Delhi Urdu Academy held its annual prize distribution in Delhi Secretariat on 20 May when the authors of best Urdu books published in the years 2014 and 2015 were honoured with prizes. On this occasion 15 authors whose books (in pros...

  • Kerala mosque opened for the first time for women

    Kottayam: Masjid Committee of about a thousand years old Juma Masjid at Thazhathangady in Kerala’s Kottayam district opened its doors for Muslim women for the first time last month (April). Women were allowed to enter this mosque on Sunda...

  • Bridge Course in AMU

    Aligarh: Director of AMU’s Bridge Course, Prof. Rashid Shaaz while speaking at the farewell function of Bridge Course here on 28 May said that this University’s Bridge Course is proving a torch bearer for other universities and educ...