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  • Meo Muslims attack Chandupura Dalits, get VHP support

    After violence against Dalits at Husaipur village in Rajasthan the Meo Muslims too have now attacked Dalits of Chandupura where  too the violence erupted on a trivial issue. The houses of Dalits from Jatav community were stoned for aro...

  • Kerala to rely on Shariah-based funds to develop roads

    Kerala government is planning to utilise Shariah based funds from Islamic countries to develop its roads in the entire state. The budget for 2011-12 earmarked Rs 40000 crore for the road development project for the next 10 years. Out of the...

  • Non-recognition of Urdu equivalent of B.Ed degree by Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Recently, Rajasthan’s Secondary Board of Education has issued an order terminating the services of about half a dozen Urdu teachers who had Urdu Moallim degree (equivalent to B.Ed) of Jamia Urdu, Aligarh and who had completed, or will soon...

  • Fiqhi Seminar deliberates on Islamic view on women, parents, jobs

    The seminar came out with some relevant conclusions on a number of burning issues including water issues, joint family system, parents’ rights, hijab in a joint family, issue of female instructors and teachers in universities and colleges who do n...

  • No book except the Qur’an is a complete guide

    New Delhi: Chairman of India Islamic Cultural Centre, Siraj Quraishi, while speaking at the inaugural session of All India Qur’an Qiraat competition held here at India Islamic Cultural Centre on 17 February said, that in this world there ...

  • Court rejects murder charge on Suhaib Ilyasi

    New Delhi: Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Sanjay Garg dismissed a petition by Mrs Rukma Singh, mother-in-law of Suhaib Ilyasi, the producer of ‘India’s Most Wanted’ TV show, accusing him of murdering his wife Anju who had all...

  • Release of book on Faiz

    New Delhi: A book titled Faiz Ahmad Faiz: Aks aur Jehtain (Reflections and Dimensions) written by famous poet and writer Shahid Mahuli was released at India Habitat Centre by Prof. Gopi Chand Narang on 17 February. Speaking after releasing the ...

  • 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 ...