Community News

  • Progressive Muslim Education Trust Prize distribution at Surat

    Progressive Muslim Education Trust (PMET), Rander (Gujarat) organized its 25th Annual Scholarship and Prize Distribution Programme on 25 December 2010 at Manubarwala Daud Munshi Memorial Hostel, Rander. Dawoodbhai Lehri, a social worker and the D...

  • Sadbhawana Yatra from Ayodhya to Wardha for national solidarity

    Yugal Kishore Sharan Shashtri with the support of Nirman Foundation, encouraged by eminent personalities and social activists organised National Sadvawana Yatra from Ayodhya to Wardha (Sewagram) from 10 to 19 December to promote secularism and nat...

  • Askari Masjid-Gurudwara dispute: administration gears up

    Saharanpur: Lest the land dispute between the two parties gets further escalated and take an ugly turn the district administration has geared up its machinery.

  • Israeli Ambassador’s remarks irk Muslims

    Israeli Ambassador Mark Sofer’s remarks that - Israel was not in any way in conflict with Islam - during his recent visit to Jaipur has surprised Muslim groups in Rajasthan. They feel that Sofer’s remarks should be measured in the context of evict...

  • Dhaula Kuan rape brings disgrace to Mewat Muslims

    The recent rape case, in which a Mizoram woman was kidnapped at Dhaula Kuan when she returned from her job, has brought disgrace to Muslims of Mewat. All the five suspects were arrested from that area and all are Muslims.

  • Promo of first Kashmiri feature film

    Srinagar: The promo of the first-ever international feature-length film of Kashmir -Khudi- was screened here by Experimental Moving Images and Theatre Association (XMITA), on December 7.

  • J&K govt implicating innocents: PDP

    Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on December 9 accused the ruling alliance partner National Conference (NC) of implicating ‘innocents’ in stone-pelting to extort money from them.

  • Adham Khan’s tomb suffers neglect

    Mehrauli (New Delhi): Ancient monuments suffer neglect and continue to turn into ruins. Adham Khan’s tomb at Mahrauli became a recent endangered monument when its turret caved in and wall crashed down. This Mughal period monument of Adham Khan, co...

  • 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...