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  • Canadian Sikhs oppose visa to Modi

    Ottawa: “World Sikh Organisation” of Canadian Sikhs has opposed Canadian proposal to invite Narendra Modi. In a letter addressed to Canadian Immigration Chief, Jesson Keney, and other government officials the organisation has oppose...

  • CBI opposes bail petitions of Malegaon blast accused

    New Delhi: Inspite of Swami Aseemanand’s confession about various bomb blasts masterminded by him; the CBI has objected to the bail petitions of the nine accused on the ground that no valid reason for their release was mentioned in their ...

  • Released SIMI activists re-arrested

    Ujjain: Like the Supreme Court which reviewed its judgement on Graham Staines murder; the MP government “reviewed” its order of releasing five SIMI activists on the Republic Day on the ground of good conduct. However, the matter is ...

  • Imams to boycott marriages adopting un-Islamic practices

    Khatoli: United Front (Muttahida Mahaz) organised a conference at this city’s General Guest House to consider un-Islamic practices in the marriages of Muslims. A group of about 140 Imams and ulama of different mosques, while criticising un-Islamic...

  • Communal tension in Udaipur

    Jaipur: A minor tiff between two friends of different communities took a communal turn leading to a clash between Hindus and Muslims. According to reports, two friends, Raees and Mohan of Naya Kheda village of Udaipur district (Rajasthan) were ...

  • Five years RI to eight persons for slaughtering cows

    Kairana: A local court of Kairana sentenced eight persons to 5 years rigorous imprisonment as well as fine of Rs Five thousand each for slaughtering cows. According to the news provided by an informer to police, Jhanjhana police team led by the...

  • Videography of Waqf properties in Rajasthan

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government has taken a decision to get all Waqf properties in the state videographed in order to protect them from illegal occupation. In the first stage about 3000 Waqf properties in the state will be videographed. In the who...

  • Darul Uloom pleads for Muslim reservation

    New Delhi: Demanding reservation for Muslims in government jobs and other spheres, Maulana Ghulam Muhammad Vastanvi, the new rector of Darul Uloom Deoband, appreciated the Sachar Committee recommendations. Recalling that Muslims have very poor ...

  • Iranian institution to set up Hauza-e Islamia in Kanpur

    Kanpur: Maulana Ghulam Raza Mehdawi, a representative of Jamiatul Mustafa, Iran said here while speaking at a Majlis of Ulama held at Shi’a Jama Masjid that promotion of education is an important need of time. He said that there are innum...

  • Darul Uloom Deoband’s budget for the current year

    Deoband: The annual budget of Darul Uloom Deoband for the current financial year i.e., 1432 Hijri (2010-11 CE) was unanimously approved on 11 January at income of Rs 17,79,45,000 and expenditure of Rs 16,05,50,000 for its different activities, ...

  • Gulzar Delhvi’s anthology released

    New Delhi: Kulliyat-e Gulzar, an anthology of Delhi’s and Urdu’s famous poet Pundit Anand Mohan Zutshi ‘Gulzar’ Dehlvi’s poems was released by Hamid Ansari, Vice-President of India at a function held at India Islam...

  • IGNOU’s new programmes in Urdu and Arabic

    New Delhi: IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University)’s School of Humanities and School of Foreign Languages have introduced two new courses in Urdu and Arabic languages. Students can now enroll themselves in either the January or Jul...

  • Bhopal’s journalism university to train Urdu journalists

    Bhopal: Urdu journalists also will now be imparted training in journalism in Bhopal’s Makhan Lal Chaturvedi University for Journalism. An announcement to this effect was made by this University’s Vice-Chancellor Brij Kishore Kathial...

  • Supreme Court rejects petition challenging Haj subsidy

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court Bench consisting of Justice Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra on 28 January dismissed a petition by former BJP-MP. Prafull Goradia challenging Haj subsidy on the ground that this subsidy is discriminatory, ...

  • Dalits of Alwar village driven out by Meo Muslims

    Dispute over a petty issue between Meo Muslims and Dalits on 19 January turned violent in which a Meo boy (Zahid) was killed. Agitators burnt Dalit houses and ransacked their properties. Dalits of Husaipur in Alwar district were driven out afte...

  • Fatehpuri Masjid in need of repair

    New Delhi: Seventeenth-century Fatehpuri Masjid in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk built on the orders of Mughal emperor Shahjahan’s wife Fetehpuri Begum is in dire need of repairs and restoration. The masjid is in fact in need of repairs for...

  • Muslim population to grow faster in next two decades

    According to a study conducted jointly by the Pew Research Centre and the John Templeton Foundation, Muslim population around the globe will grow at twice the rate of non-Muslims over the next two decades. On an average, the growth rate of Musl...

  • Six months jail to Christian preacher in MP

    Badwani: Judicial officer of Badwani (Madhya Pradesh), R. Chandrawanshi sentenced a Christian preacher to six months imprisonment on charges of working for religious conversion. Prosecution officer S. Movel said that a preacher of Christianity,...

  • Prize distribution to children through competitions

    Lucknow: Children of Mumtaz Darul Yatama, Lucknow, organised various cultural programmes and hoisting of national flag on the occasion of Republic Day. At the end of the function, in order to inculcate literary taste in them, different competit...

  • Punjabi book on Islam released

    Ludhiana: Punjab’s Shahi Imam and president of Majlis Ahrar Islam-e Hind, Maulana Habibur Rahman Sani Ludhianvi released the Punjabi translation of Abul Hasan Islami Academy general secretary, Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Nadwi’s book Isl...