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  • 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...

  • Muslims face persecution in Congress regime

    Jaipur: Over half-a-dozen human rights and minorities organisations indicted Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government of shielding culprits of communal violence. Alleging that houses and shops owned by Muslims were set on fire in the presence of th...

  • Congress demands immediate action on Liberhan

    New Delhi: Congress Party has made an appeal to central government to take necessary action as possible on the recommendations of Justice Liberhan Commission which was set up by central government soon after the demolition of Babri Masjid. It w...

  • Christ’s birth celebration at India Islamic Cultural Centre

    New Delhi: Christmas or the birthday of Jesus Christ was celebrated in India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC) on 25 December. Speaking on this occasion IICC’s Chairman, Sirajuddin Qureshi, said while welcoming the audience that Jesus Christ...

  • Award for Kashmir University’s film on global warming

    Srinagar: ‘Global Warming – A Catastrophe in Making’, produced by the Educational Multi-media Research Centre (EMMRC) of Kashmir University has been selected for the Award of Best Educational Video of the year by the New Delhi...

  • UP Madrasa Board recognises one hundred new madrasas

    Lucknow: A responsible officer of Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Board said here on 22 December that the Board has approved one hundred new madrasas. With this, the number of madrasas affiliated to the UP Madrasa Board has gone up to 1700. He said that ...

  • Mumbai’s Rafiq Nagar slum kids face acute malnutrition

    In the last eight months deaths of 16 children below six years of age from Mumbai’s Rafiq Nagar slums in itself speaks the magnitude of abject poverty and apathy of the government towards acute malnutrition problems.