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  • States on a lookout for 80 SIMI men after MHA alert

    Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh are now in search of about 80 SIMI members following a recent alert sounded by the ministry of home affairs. According to the home ministry these men had been missing fro...

  • 5 IUML workers killed in bomb blast in Kerala

    Five members of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) were killed in a bomb blast on 26 February at Nadapuram in north Kerala. According to police the victims were IUML activists and the bomb went off while they were secretly making bomb. C...

  • Jamaat’s welfare programmes impress Saudi delegation

    New Delhi: A Saudi delegation headed by Sheikh Saleh Hassan Aalaid, general secretary of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, visited Indian Jamaat-e-Islami’s headquarters here recently and commended the organization’s activities...

  • Child labourers rescued after High Court’s directive

    New Delhi: Twenty-six child labourers working in different Zari factories in and around Jamia Nagar were rescued on the directives of Delhi High Court. It may be stated that in response to a PIL filed by Bachpan Bachaao Andolan, an NGO fighting...

  • SOG picked up Muslim student from Azamgarh

    Azamgarh: Once again a young Muslim student was picked up by Special Operation Group (SOG) from Azamgarh and tortured after falsely accusing him of being involved in terrorist activities. According to available news, 23-year-old Abdullah, an en...

  • Kerala police files chargesheet in Prof Joseph case

    The Kerala Police on 14 January filed chargesheet against 27 accused in the gruesome attack on Prof T J Joseph, a private college lecturer in Kerala, whose right hand had been chopped off allegedly by activists of the Popular Front of India (PF...

  • Jamia Hamdard to start vaccines course

    Jamia Hamdard is going to introduce a vaccine course from July this year. Vaccine course is going to be the first of its kind in India. The university is also likely to get assistance from abroad. Students from science background can only take ...

  • Ishrat fake encounter case: SIT raid on FSL

    Ahmedabad: Close on the heels of raids on Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) in connection with Ishrat encounter in Gujarat SIT Special Investigation Team (SIT) has acquired all scientific evidence from the Forensic Science Laboratory at Ahmedab...

  • Communal Violence Bill mired in controversy

    The much talked about Communal Violence Bill has now become a bone of contention between National Advisory Council and the government. The Manmohan Singh government ignored NAC objections and made an attempt to get it passed in the budget sessi...

  • New anti-riot force for Jammu Kashmir

    Jammu: Director-General Police, Kuldip Khoda, informed that a new anti-riot force will soon be in action to deal with mobs. Commending police for fighting militancy, he said that 2010 was the most challenging period in maintaining law and order...

  • Farooq Abdullah to raise Urdu issue in Parliament

    'Urdu cannot be finished by anyone as its foes tried their utmost to uproot it but to no avail. Urdu is not confined to any religion, rather it is the language of India and therefore its preservation is the responsibility of all Indians', said Dr ...

  • Azamgarh seminar on dangers facing the country

    Azamgarh: Azamgarh Solidarity Forum organised a seminar on 'Dangers facing the Country and our Responsibilities' at Shibli Degree College here on 3 March.

  • Greedy groom sent back empty-handed

    New Delhi: On February 20, a greedy groom who was demanding dowry, was beaten along with the marriage party members. It is said that the marriage of the daughter of Muhammad Asim, a resident of Batla House here, was fixed with Parvez Asghar. ...

  • Honour killing in Mughal court

    Honour killing is rampant in rural areas in the whole Subcontinent and more specifically in Pakistan. Fiction, like the drama ‘Anarkali-Akbar-Saleem’ reveals that this phenomenon is not new in India. Rather, it has been there at all...

  • Hike in minority welfare funds under 12th plan demanded

    A national consultation meet was organised on the initiative of Maulana M Fazl-ur-Rahim Mujaddidi on the 12th Five Year Plan at the Planning Commission headquarters recently in New Delhi to chalk out measures that can ameliorate overall conditi...

  • Demonstration of teachers’ art and skill

    New Delhi: A workshop for raising the educational standard of primary and middle school students was held at Government Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya, Nand Nagri, New Delhi on 28 February in which about 40 teachers of all subjects from all schools o...

  • Kerala to have India’s biggest mosque

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kozhikode in Kerala will soon have India’s largest mosque where around 30,000 persons will be able to offer namaz at a time. Estimated to cost about Rs 40 crore, it will cover an area of about 2.5 lakh sq ft. The entir...

  • First Persian dictionary was compiled in India

    Philologists say that the first Persian dictionary was authored in India. This view was expressed by philologists in a national seminar on Persian Dictionary writing sponsored by Maulana Azad National Urdu University Hyderabad. Presenting his k...

  • Khawab Samundar released

    On March 1, 2011, Khwab Samundar, a collection of poetry of Aziz Nabil a young poet with a difference was released at the fifth All India Mushaera organised in Hotel Ramada by NRI lovers of Urdu in Qatar. The book release function was graced by...

  • Muslims disappointed over inadequate funds for education

    Muslims are disappointed as their demand to hike budgetary allocation for education has not been addressed in the present budget. Of the total budget allocated for education, Muslims earlier had demanded 20 percent share in the Budget for educa...