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  • Promotion of Urdu suggested to bring India, Pakistan closer

    Mumbai: President of Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Sudhendra Kulkarni, while describing Urdu as one of the most important sources to bring India and Pakistan nearer to each other said that powerful means were not used to bring the people ...

  • Hali Chair set up in Panipat College

    New Delhi: Principal of SDPG College, Panipat (Haryana), Dr. Anupam Arora said here that in memory of the great Urdu poet and social reformer, Altaf Husain Hali, a Chair will be set up in this College. Recently a fair, known as Haryana Adabi Me...

  • Tireless worker for inter-faith peace

    His name is Mumtaz Ali Khan, apparently a Muslim but he says that he is neither a Muslim nor a Hindu. He claims he belongs to no other religion and prefers to be called simply as Sri M. He is on a ‘Manav Ekta’ or Human Unity mission...

  • Waqf schools to be built with government funds

    New Delhi: Delhi Waqf Board Chairman, Amanatullah Khan said at a function held here in his honour on 19 April that Delhi Waqf schools will be set up on 5 selected Waqf lands soon. He said that Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has as...

  • AP government to name the proposed Urdu University in Kurnool after Abdul Haq, founder of Osmania College

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh’s minister for minorities welfare Palle Raghunath Reddy said in AP assembly on 30 March that the proposed Urdu university in Kurnool will be named Dr. Abdul Haq University in memory of Dr. Abdul Haq, who had foun...

  • No conspiracy to make India a Hindu Rashtra will succeed

    Purnea: President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH), Maulana Arshad Madni said here, while speaking at the National Harmony Conference sponsored by Seemanchal’s Jamiatul Ulama, that any conspiracy to turn India into a Hindu Rashtra will not ...

  • NIA’s clean chit to Col Purohit & other accused, a conspiracy

    New Delhi: President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind, Maulana Arshad Madni, expressing his extreme surprise over NIA’s clean chit to the key accused person in Samjhauta Express bomb blasts, at Malegaon and other places, Col Purohit, and describe...

  • AMU to lead the country in the new technical revolution: VC

    Aligarh: Final session of the 4-day 5th International Conference on Nano Technology was recently held in AMU on 15 March in which a total of 14 technical sessions on Nano Herbal, Unani medicines, health care, use of Nano technology in protectiv...

  • Twenty students of AMU selected by Wipro for employment

    Aligarh: Twenty students of AMU Polytechnic have been selected by the software company Wipro Industries and Larsen & Toubro for employment in their offices. The selected students will be imparted training for one year during which period th...

  • Network of CCRUM libraries launched

    New Delhi:  Central Council for Research in Unani Medicines (CCRUM) at a function organised in Delhi on 19 April released the data of 8 libraries affiliated to its research institutions in different parts of the country through NIC Clouds ...

  • "Salt Protest" against abusers of Prophet of Islam (PBUH)

    New Delhi:  As the situation in the country changed during the last two years, some saffron-minded people started spreading venom, particularly against the Prophet of Islam. Protests, statements and sit-ins against this trend also started ...

  • Amanullah Khan

    Born on August 24, 1931 in Pari Shang village of Astore, around 100 kms from Gilgit, Khan was sent to his elder married sister in Hayhama village (in 1935) where he attended a primary school. After passing his class 10th from Handwara in 1950, ...

  • Maulana Ehteshamuddin Islahi

    Maulana Ehteshamuddin Islahi, a legend in his own life-time, died on 3 May at his native village of Mundiyar in Azamgarh district at the age of 92 years. He was laid to rest the next day. Thousands took part in his funeral. He had taught with d...

  • AWARDS

    M. MOBIN, noted Urdu, Hindi litterateur’s book Lams (which in Urdu means ‘touch’), an anthology of fictions, has been selected by Maharashtra Rajya Urdu Sahitya Academy for its Fiction Award - 2014 which was given to him by Ma...

  • Obituaries

    ASLAM MAHMOOD, lover of rare books, passes away Lucknow:   A well-known literary figure of Lucknow and a staunch bibliophile, Aslam Mahmood, left for his eternal abode in night of 1st May and was laid to rest in the graveyard of N...

  • Men & Women In News

    Akhtarul-Wasey quits as linguistic minorities’ commissioner The National Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities, Prof. Akhtarul-Wasey, resigned from his post on 25 April. Celebrated Islamic scholar and former Vice-Chairman of Ur...

  • Package of Rs. 424.23 crores approved for Madrasas

    U.P. State government has announced a package of Rs. 424.23 crores for religious madrasas. According to a government release the government has approved a budget of Rs. 424.23 crores for the present financial year for the payment of salaries et...

  • UP’s biggest mosque being built in Jauhar University

    Rampur: State’s (UP’s) biggest and most beautiful mosque is being built in State’s cabinet minister Azam Khan’s dream project, Muhammad Ali Jauhar University, Rampur in which, when completed, about one lakh people can of...

  • Madrasas biggest educational network of Muslims

    Aligarh: A one-day national seminar on ‘Modernisation of Madrasa Education’, sponsored by Sir Sayyad Minority Foundation of India was held in Aligarh on 18 April. AMU’s Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen (Retd.) Zamiruddin Shah said in h...

  • PIL to be filed against DIG who said Islam terrorist religion

    New Delhi:   The issue of labeling Islam as a religion of terrorists, in reply to an RTI, is taking a new turn and the lie uttered by a police officer may also soon be exposed. By becoming a party in the case, the well-known social ac...