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  • Mosque demolished in Gujurat by mistake

    Ahmedabad: Estate section of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (Western Zone) demolished Fatima Masjid and an adjacent temple without serving even a formal notice in Sabarmati extension area. This has created great resentment among local shopkeep...

  • Mehfil-e-Gang-o-Jaman: literary meet at Ghalib Academy

    New Delhi: Ghalib Academy witnessed Mehfil-e-Gang-o-Jaman in which literary figures of three Indian languages - Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi participated. Presided by renowned literary figure G.R. Kanwal; the programme had K.L. Narang Saqi as the ch...

  • Sheikh Abdullah’s grand-daughter voices female woes

    Srinagar: Female woes and concerns have been highlighted by Sheikh Abdullah’s grand-daughter Nayla Ali Khan in her latest book Hind-Pak Raqabat ki buniyad: Kashmir. with the rise of militancy in 1989 and armed clashes between the militant...

  • Waqf Board has no money to pay employees and widows

    New Delhi: Delhi Waqf Boad has no money to pay to its employees. In addition to this, the Imams of Masjids under the Waqf Board have not been paid their salaries for two months and pensions to widows have not been paid for eight months. To ...

  • Deal sternly with Qadiani mischief: Ahrar

    Rampur: All India Majlis Ahrar Islam held a meeting here to discuss Qadiani activities in the area. Muslims were warned about the growing menace of Qadiani mischief who are misleading ignorant and gullible Muslims to their faith. Agents who are...

  • Swami Agnivesh must apologise to Muslims: Punjab Imam

    Ludhiana: Swami Agnivesh, who had recently participated in a conference organised by Qadianis at Qadian (Punjab), had reportedly said there that he was happy to participate in that conference, 'today I came to know about the true teachings of Isla...

  • Firaq Memorial Lecture on Amir Khusro

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia organised Firaq Memorial Lecture on Amir Khusro. Speaking as chief guest, eminent Urdu critic Gopi Chand Narang established him as the first person who portrayed Indian culture and civilisation in Urdu and Hindi....

  • Symposium on Urdu elegy at Ghalib Academy

    New Delhi: A symposium on Elegy: Literary & Cultural Heritage of India was organised at Ghalib Academy under the auspices of Imam Raza Shaqafati Markaz and Sa’adat Amroha Welfare Organisation, Delhi. The programme was presided by Dr. ...

  • Khwaja Hali Award presented

    Sanoli Khurd (Haryana): “Khwaja Altaf Husain Hali was an inspired person who through his prose and poetry tried to awaken his community from deep slumber by attracting it towards knowledge.” Such were the feelings of renowned schola...

  • Nawabgarhi panchayat takes commendable decision

    Meerut: Nawabgarhi in Sardhana tehsil of Meerut district has made a few commendable decisions towards reforms. The Muslims have resolved that there shall neither be D.J. (song-dance) nor fireworks during marriages. Those who transgress the panc...

  • Seminar on Ghalib and his poetry

    Amroha: Urdu department of Hashmi Girls PG College organised a seminar on Ghalib’s life and his poetry. Several papers were presented. Expressing her opinion Dr. Parveen said that Ghalib’s uniqueness lies in the fact that he touched...

  • ZFI apprises Abdul Kalam of govt apathy on Sachar report

    New Delhi: In a press release, Zakat Foundation of India, appraised that a delegation under its chairman Syed Zafar Mahmood met the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, and apprised him about the backwardness of Muslims pointed out b...

  • Haji Sikandar Bhai: 24 years of a noble mission

    Vadhawan: While the hustle bustle of modern life does not spare people a single moment of leisure and humdrum keeps men chasing one ambition after another; there is one noble soul in Surendra Nagar who for the last 24 years has devoted himself ...

  • Bengali Baba Syndrome

    Mumbai: Qasim Zainul Abidin, popularly known as “Bengali Baba”, is behind the bars. But hundreds of such rogues are still roaming around. Minting money alone does not satisfy them. Money begets vice and the gullible preys are aplent...

  • Dara Shikoh: ‘Rewriting’ a different history

    New Delhi: “Dara Shikoh: A play in verse” is an attempt by Gopal Gandhi to think differently from what actually happened. History tells us how Dara Shikoh was decisively defeated at the battle of Samugarh in 1658 and Aurangzeb emerg...

  • Publish Nehru-Sheikh Abdullah pact: Azam Khan

    Etawa (UP): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, who recently rejoined this party after separation for sometime, demanded while talking to mediapersons that time has now come when Nehru-Sheikh Abdullah pact must be made public so that people may k...

  • Qur’an in Marathi at literature festival in Mumbai

    Jamaat-e Islami Hind (JIH) Mumbai along with Islami Marathi Publication displayed 185 books on different topics at the recently concluded Marathi literature festival in Thane. Books on different issues including the Marathi translation of Qur&r...

  • No need of an official confirmation for a Muslim’s will

    Mumbai: A single-judge bench of Mumbai High Court said here recently, while disagreeing to some extent with an earlier ruling, that no official confirmation is needed for a will made by a Muslim if Indian Law of Will or Testament is applicable ...

  • Saudis visit Bhuj and Rajasthan farms

    Bhuj/Jaipur: A 30-man-delegation of officials and progressive farmers from Saudi Arabia visited several farms in Bhuj (Gujarat). The team took keen interest in organic farming know-how. Since Bhuj and Rajasthan share the climatic conditions pre...

  • Husn-e Tadbir to publish special issue on madaris

    New Delhi: Maulana Muhammad Ejaz Urfi Qasimi, national chairman of All India Tanzem Ulama-e-Haq, in a press release said that the communal forces have been tarnishing the image of madaris and trading them with false allegations. Hence the (Tanz...