Community News

  • Muslim owned Indian cellphone company doing well

    New Delhi: Hi-Tech Cellphone Private Limited is a Calcutta-based Muslim enterprise which has successfully launched its mobile in Bihar and Assam. It was incorporated in 2008.

  • Historic Mosque demolished in Saharanpur

    Saharanpur: Ancient Askari Mosque was demolished in Saharanpur by the Guru Singh Sabha for expanding the existing Gurudwara adjacent to it. This has created anger and tension among local Muslims. When the sale deed for Aaskari building was transac...

  • Taj Mahal likely to be lost forever

    London: Like other ancient monuments, Taj Mahal too is facing survival threat. The tourist boom has taken a heavy toll of heritage buildings which shall not be able to sustain the tourist onslaught.

  • Fatehpuri Masjid: facelift plan on the anvil

    New Delhi: Fatehpuri Masjid, which has suffered neglect and has developed structural defects like seepage and tilt in its minars, can hope to have a facelift which assures to bring back its lost grandeur. The historic Jama Masjid built by emperor ...

  • 29 Muslim students succeed in KVPY competition

    Bangalore: Prestigious All India Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna competition organised annually by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, had more than one-and-a half lakh competitors this year out of which 1037 were declared successful.

  • Weavers face starvation threat

    Sant Kabir Nagar: The apathy of the union and state governments have driven thousands of weaver families to the brink of starvation. Anti-weaver policies of the governments, steep rise in price of material and acute shortage of electricity have co...

  • Indian Welfare Society’s charity drive

    Deoband: Indian Welfare Society organised free distribution of warm clothes among poor school-going children at a programme at Sheikh-ul-Hind Hall which was attended by prominent residents of the locality. Municipal Chairman, Hasib Siddiqui, laude...

  • Employment awareness campaign launched at Bidar

    Bidar: Cigma Foundation Trust in collaboration with Shaheen Career and Employment have been creating awareness about employment opportunities through their information centre in the form of posters which are displayed at various mosques. They are ...

  • Only 5124 Urdu teachers qualified for merit list

    Patna: Out of 12862 sanctioned posts of Urdu teachers only 5124 have been declared qualified for the merit list and 7738 posts have fallen vacant.

  • Precast minarets for mosques

    New Delhi: In the age of science and technology while outstanding success has been witnessed in architectures of all kinds, minar (towers) of mosques had remained a perpetual problem. Traditional masons who build mosques are ignorant about the -mi...

  • Hyderabad's Nizam’s assets in Haramain, Saudi Arabia

    Hyderabad: Grandson of the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, Nawab Najaf Ali Khan, who is chairman of Nizam Family Welfare Association, has appealed to the government of India to help in re-acquiring the lost Rabats (guest houses for pilgrims) by sendin...

  • Women make flowers bloom in barren land

    Aurangabad: Wargaon of Madanpura block in the Aurangabad district has been in news for an exemplary development. Once a naxalite den, where murders and abductions were order of the day and menfolk used to be at the mercy of Maoists, has seen emerg...

  • Awadh Nawab’s descendants demand hike in pensions

    Lucknow: The descendants of Awadh Nawab fought long legal battle to get their pensionary benefits increased. The amount as such does not matter much but the very fact of their recognition as descendents fill them with a sense of honour. They had t...

  • State Bank to open accounts with Urdu signatures

    Sultanpur: General Manager State Bank of India, RN Tandon, has instructed the branch manager of Dostpur's SBI branch to immediately open an account of applications with Urdu signatures.

  • Film on Sir Syed — Ujale ki or

    New Delhi: A film-based on Sir Syed’s life and services, - Ujale ki or - (Towards the light) and an exhibition entitled - Muslim education: New Challenges - were two modes of paying tribute to the visionary on his birth anniversary at a programme ...

  • Maulana Mufti Taqui Usmani’s book on history released

    Deoband: Sheikhul Islam Maulana Mufti Taqui Usmani’s book -Hindustan ka Tarikhi Safarnama - (Indian History’s March) was released at a function at Deoband

  • Ali Sena demonstrates at Home Ministry

    New Delhi: Activists of Ali Sena, under the leadership of their national chairman MA Chand, staged a demonstration at the office of home minister demanding a ban on RSS and declare it a terrorist organisation.

  • Encroachment of graveyard and Karbala land

    Bhathut (Gorakhpur/U.P.): Graveyard and Karbala land in the Bhathut town of Gorakhpur face encroachment as people began annexing these lands to their farms and shepherds are using the area as grazing ground.

  • 12 ZFI Workshops for Empowerment of the Deprived across India

    Zakat Foundation of India successfully completed its 1st workshop on economic empowerment through information and use of RTI Act here in Delhi. Participants were taught about welfare schemes for minorities & using Right to Information Act (RTI) ...

  • TCN awards Afroz Sahil & Bihar Anjuman

    New Delhi: Muslims should think beyond AMU and Jamia Millia Islamia. These views were expressed by Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, K. Rahman Khan and Union Minister of Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid at an award ceremony organized by US-based...