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  • Men & Women in news last fortnight

    Dr. SHAKEEL AHMAD, spokesman of All India Congress Committee has been elected a member of Congress Working Committee and appointed incharge of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands for the purpose of elections. Ms. SABIHA...

  • M. Rafeeque Ahmed gets Padma Shri Award

    M. Rafeeque Ahmed, chairman of the Farida Group and the recently elected chairman of the Council for Leather Exports has been honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri award for the current year 2011. It is a befitting honour to him and the leat...

  • Budget: Trickle For Minorities

    New Delhi: Minorities got just a little more in the Union Budget for the year 2011-12 presented by finance minister Pranab Mukhrjee on 28 February. However, the enhancement is not enough to cope with current situation of rising prices. Interest...

  • Panel hears arguments in Vizag Waqf land case

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh State Waqf Tribunal (SWT) on 4 March heard the arguments of the counsels representing the Hinduja National Power Corporation Ltd and Akbaruddin Owaisi, MIM floor leader in assembly, and posted the order on the canc...

  • To defend innocents, nephew of blast accused wants to become lawyer

    Malegaon: He would probably have become a Chartered Accountant earning fabulously and living in style. But he chose not to and instead decided to become a lawyer to defend innocents who are arrested in blast and other such cases. Afzal Nawa...

  • Protest in Mumbai to seek justice for blast accused

    Malegaon: Intensifying its efforts to demand justice for the Muslim accused who are in jail since 2006, the Kul Jamaati Tanzeem of Malegaon sat on a day-long dharna on March 5 at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. The dharna was supported by dozens of NGOs...

  • Acquitted in Godhra case, he died before meeting family

    Godhra: In a tragic incidence, Baitullah Abdul Ghaffar Teli, a 78-year-old bangle seller, died in Godhra a week after his acquittal in the 2002 Sabarmati Express train burning case. Baitullah Teli, who hails from Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh...

  • Malegaon blast: Purohit indicts Indresh, Sadhvi Pragya

    A letter written by Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Srikant Purohit to the army intelligence has revealed the involvement of senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar, and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in the attack. The question is if Purohit was blowing the...

  • Soon, a school to teach Islamic investments

    Mumbai: An academy will soon be set up to educate Muslims about investments in various financial sectors, including stock exchange, capital market and banking in accordance to the principals of Sharia (Islamic law). Pragmatic Wealth Management ...

  • Togadia Wants Voting Rights Only For Hindus

    New Delhi: “Bharat has seen how viciously many governments are going after Hindus, creating NIA and giving simple cases to NIA so that they get Muslim votes…Solution? There should be voting rights only to the Hindus. Those whose fo...

  • IB sees big shake-up at senior level

    New Delhi: Intelligence Bureau, the country’s biggest and most important intelligence agency, is witnessing a major shake-up at senior levels. Under its recently-appointed chief, IB has issued a significantly large number of transfers of ...

  • Anti-Christian violence in Malkangiri, Orissa

    New Delhi: Malkangiri area of Orissa is witnessing a spate of anti-Christian attacks. The Koya tribal Christians living in different villages in Malkangiri district have borne the brunt of a series of anti-Christian violence since 8 December, 2...

  • Muslims do not need Haj subsidy: JUH

    New Delhi: Jamiat Ulama-e Hind’s “Haj and Auqaf ‘’ Conference held here at its central office, while expressing its concern over unlawful encroachment on the waqf properties, exploitation of its income worth millions for...

  • All India Sir Syed Memorial Debate

    Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union organized “All India Sir Syed Memorial Debate” at the Kennedy Auditorium on 4 March. Addressing the programme, Chief Guest, Chairman of All India Congress Committee Minori...

  • Honour for Aziz Burney

    New Delhi: Aziz Burney, group editor of Rashtriya Sahara Urdu daily was honoured by West Bengal Urdu Academy with Abdul Razzaq Malihabadi Award in recognition of his services to journalism. The Academy also honoured Shamsur Rahman Farooqi, ...

  • Foreign military intervention in Libya unacceptable

    New Delhi: Muslim organisations in a joint statement issued on 4 March 2011 expressed their deep concern about the reports of a possible military intervention in Libya by America and NATO. Indian Muslim organisations in a joint statement expres...

  • Indian scholars in Riyadh International Book Fair

    New Delhi: A number of Arabic scholars were invited from India to attend the Riyadh International Book Fair held during 1-11 March. The following Arabic teachers from India attended cultural programmes held on the sidelines of the fair: Prof. S...

  • SFI attacks SIO in Kolkata

    Kolkata: Hooligans belonging to the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) camp exhibited their muscle power in the Students’ Union Election on 22 Feb. Students’ Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) was the only party to file nomi...

  • Give us AMU centre: Malegaon girls demand

    Malegaon: On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, hundreds of girl students in Malegaon, in response to a survey done by ummid.com, said, they want the government to give them an Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) offcampus in thei...

  • “Madarsas now at par with CBSE”

    New Delhi: The Centre on 7 March said that certificates issued by state Madrasa Boards would be treated at par with the certificates of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Council of Board of School Education in India (COBSE) and o...