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  • Release of Zubair Farooq’s anthology

    New Delhi: Two poetic collections Sard mausam ki dhoop and Ek Arab jab Urdu bolay of Dr. Zubair Farooq were released by Abdur Rasheed Shaheen, former MP, at a function held at Ghalib Academy and sponsored by the Urdu Press Club on 2 March in th...

  • Prof. Mansoor Hasan: The way to paradise is a double-rounded key

    Allama Iqbal, the great Indian poet, had envisaged a historical beckoning. He had once evoked a chronological allegory, when our caravan had landed on the banks of river Ganges. He was perhaps referring to the ancestors of Professor Mansoor Has...

  • Awards for Indian Muslims last fortnight

    Prof. GOPI CHAND NARANG, famous Urdu critic is among the eight prominent litterateurs who were honoured with Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad (BBP) Award at a function held at Kolkata and chaired by Gyanpeeth Award winner, well-known Urdu poet Prof. Sh...

  • Obituaries

    +pic (M. Qaseem) MUHAMAD QASEEM (1938-2011), a noted social and political activist died at a Noida hospital on 3 March at the age of 75 years. He was a patient of asthma for a long time. He was a former Chief General Manager of Coal Indi...

  • Men & Women in news last fortnight

    NADIM AHMAD, an expert in teaching of Urdu through distance education system, has been conferred Doctorate Degree by Delhi University. He wrote his research papers under the supervision of Prof. Irtiza Karim, President of Delhi University&rsquo...

  • Rift among state and central agencies hampers terror probe

    The National Investigative Agencies was formed after Mumbai terror attacks in 2008 as a nodal agency to deal with terror attacks across the states. But till date the way in which investigations are being carried out into the Samjhauta blast, Ma...

  • Performance of Maha’s ministry of minorities affairs in 2010

    Mumbai: Maharashtra’s minister of minorities affairs, Muhammad Arif Naseem Khan said while talking to media persons that a total of 3300 Muslim youths were given training in different districts of the state for recruitment in police depar...

  • 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...