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  • Rahmani Foundation’s free IOL Camp

    Munger: Twenty-third Free IOL Lens Camp sponsored by Rahmani Foundation, Munger was held here in which 542 eye patients were operated upon and lens implanted in their eyes. Operations were performed by Dr. Abid of Ranchi, Dr. Mohan Lal of Hazar...

  • Census deptt’s attitude vis-à-vis religion and language

    New Delhi: Muslim leaders have been repeatedly calling upon Muslims to write, or ask census personnel to write ‘Muslim’ in Census Form’s column meant for religion and ‘Urdu’ in the column meant for mother tongue. ...

  • Magsasay winner Sandeep Pandey returns award

    Ramon Magsaysay award winner Sandeep Pandey has returned Employment Awareness Award given to him by government of India. He has returned the award to protest against corruption and criminalisation at the panchayat level. In Hardoi, husband of g...

  • First Urdu Diwan of North India to be published soon

    Rare manuscripts in languages like Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit and Dravidian are to be published soon. In this regard, the first Urdu Diwan of Northern India “Diwanzada” composed by Shah Hatim in 18 the century “Chahar Gulsan&rd...

  • 90% weavers deprived of govts concessions and facilities

    Mubarakpur (Azamgarh): Khairul Bashar, leader Bunkar Mazdoor Union’s (weavers labour union) said while speaking about the growing power and influence of Bunkars Union that now the voice of Mubarakpur’s Bunkar Mazdoor Union is no lon...

  • Darul Uloom plans fatwa management cell

    In order to minimise controversy after every fatwa, Darul Uloom is planning to establish fatwa management. The governing council in its next meet will put forward the proposal of a media cell to put an end to misinterpretations of its fatwa by ...

  • Inter-University competitions and prize distribution in JMI

    New Delhi: Bazm-e Jamia of Jamia Millia Islamia’s Department of Urdu organised a two-day inter-university competition in different fields like ghazal singing, literary quiz etc. on 10 and 11 February. In ghazal singing competition 40 stud...

  • ZFI’s programme for awakening Indian Muslims

    Lucknow: Zakat Foundation of India (ZFI) Chairman Dr. Syed Zafar Mahmood has demanded UP Chief Minister Mayaswati to issue a government order (GO) for the implementation of different schemes under Prime Minister’s 15-point programme for t...

  • 7 Kashmir services candidates sponsored by ZFI successful

    New Delhi: Seven candidates from Kashmir who were trained by Zakat Foundation of India (ZFI) for civil services have been declared successful in the final interview of Kashmir Allied Services 2009. This was stated by ZFI chairman, Dr. Syed Zafa...

  • Dr. Zakir Naik addresses Oxford Union via satellite

    Mumbai: The Islamic scholar and preacher, Dr. Zakir Naik whose entry in England is banned by the present British government addressed the members of Oxford Union at Oxford (UK), considered one of the most famous debating societies of the world,...

  • RSS rejects trousers as dress code

    Except some minor changes the dress code of the Sangh activists is likely to remain the same. The demand from some activists for trousers as dress code along with half shorts has been rejected by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The pract...

  • J&K police interacts with stone pelters to fight social evils

    In an attempt to eradicate social evils the Jammu and Kashmir police organised a get-together with the stone throwers. More than 150 youths were arrested last year during unrest. These youths participated in the meet and were asked to give sugg...

  • Attack on Yasin Malik by Hindutvites disturbs Kashmir

    Ajmer: Kashmir’s separatist leader and chairman of Jammu & Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) had come alongwith his wife to Ajmer Dargah to take part in Eid Miladun Nabi function and had been staying in a nearby hotel. When the BJP memb...

  • Pitiable condition of Urdu schools

    A letter written by a former student of Yaqoob Baig Urdu School describing the pitiable and neglected condition of this and other Urdu schools, which had appeared in an Urdu newspaper (Sahafat) of 13 January was so popular among the lovers and ...

  • Road in Delhi named after Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan

    New Delhi: A new road linking Ring Road near Sarai Kale Khan with Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station has been named Ustad Haafiz Ali Khan Saheb Marg in the memory of the great Sarod master Ustad Haafiz Ali of Gwalior Gharana. Ustad Hafiz Ali Kha...

  • New lease of life for Chashma Building Girls School

    New Delhi: Chashma Building in Ballimaran, a Muslim dominated locality in which Government Girls Senior Secondary School is housed was declared by CPWD  (Central Public Works Department) about a year ago a very old and dangerous building. ...

  • Gujarat far behind, Muslims most backward there

    New Delhi: Dr. Abu Saleh Sharif, noted economist who was also a member of Justice Sachar Committee which submitted a report on the overall condition of Muslims in India, said here while speaking in a conference on ‘Social and religious di...

  • Road named after Sikandar Bakht

    New Delhi: Nawab Road in Bara Hindu Rao area near Sadar Bazar was named Sikandar Bakht Road in his memory. He was a former MP, freedom fighter and a former central minister in Janta Government headed by late Morarji Desai. At a function held on...

  • Attempt to give a minor clash communal colour

    Rampur: A minor clash in Parana Ganj area of this city suddenly took a serious turn and in no time a curfew-like situation developed in the entire area. It so happened that an exchange of hot words took place between some youngmen of two commun...

  • Madni’s bail application rejected

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court’s Justice V. Jagannathan rejected on 11 February the bail application of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasir Madni who was arrested in this city in 2008 in connection with serial bomb blasts. ...