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  • 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. ...

  • Gandhi killers are real enemies of India

    New Delhi: A book, Christianity, Hindutva, Conversion: FAQs, written by Father Dominique Emmanuel, was released by Digvijay Singh, Congress general secretary, at a largely attended meeting at Delhi Catholic Archdiocese Community Centre on 5 Feb...

  • SC’s notice on Afzal Guru’s petition for transfer to J&K jail

    New Delhi: Supreme Court’s bench of Justices Aftab Alam and R.M. Lodha, in response to Afzal Guru’s petition to transfer him from Delhi’s Tihar jail to a jail in his home state Jammu & Kashmir because it is very difficult ...

  • Ali Day celebrated at AMU

    Aligarh, February 21: The Ali Society of the Aligarh Muslim University celebrated ‘Ali Day’ at the Kennedy Auditorium. Dr. Karim Najfi, Cultural Counsellor of Islamic Republic of Iran graced the function as Chief Guest. On this occa...

  • Sir Syed lecture at Tata Institute of Social Sciences

    Aligarh: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai held the first lecture of the Sir Syed Lecture Series. The talk was delivered by the former Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia, Professor Mushirul Hasan on “Voyage to Mode...