Community News

  • 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...

  • Muharram in Faizabad

    Faizabad: Imam Husain who fell martyr, thirsty for three days, is mourned all over the world in one way or the other according to local traditions. Every nation pays its tribute to the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and the sacrifices of his ...

  • Maulana Marghoobur Rahman (1914-2010)

    Maulana Marghoobur Rahman, one of the longest serving rectors of the famed Islamic seminary Darul Uloom at Deoband, passed away on December 8 in his ancestral town of Bijnor leaving behind thousands of Deoband alumni across the world grieved. He w...

  • Obituaries

    Maulana SHABBIR AHMAD ISLAHI, founder and a teacher at Jamiatul Falah Belariaganj, Azamgarh expired on 6 December, 2010 after a brief illness.

  • Awards for Indian Muslims last fortnight

    Dr. NAWAZ Deobandi, a popular poet and Ms SEEMA AGRAWAL singer were honoured with Masroor Khan Saroha Award at a function held on the occasion of 26th Foundation Day of Adaakar Group at Saharanpur on 20 December.

  • Men & Women in news last fortnight

    Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Ruhelkhand University has conferred on Ms NIKHAT NAQVI PhD Degree for her research work ‘A Geographical Study of District Rampur: Women’s Role in Agricultural and Industrial Development’, which she completed under the guidanc...

  • TMMK demands handing over Babri Masjid site to Muslims

    Chennai: Tamil nadu Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (TMKK) conducted dharnas at 42 important cities and towns of Tamilnadu on 6 December, the 18th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition. The dharnas were conducted to express the displeasure against the A...

  • Alleged terror recruitment in Kerala probed

    Thiruvananthpuram: National Investigating Agency (NIA) having probed the alleged recruitment of terrorists in Kerala has named Pakistani national Wali, an operative of LeT, as the accused.

  • First POTA-accused in J&K acquitted

    Muhammad Dar had to wait for his acquittal till last month. He was the first to be charged under the Act. A special court has dismissed the case under POTA. He was accused of having links with the prohibited organisation Al-badr. The magistrate ob...

  • Demand for revocation of AFPSA in J&K

    Srinagar: Reiterating its demand to ratify International Convention for Protection of All Persons from Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), here on November 28 demanded that impunity should ...

  • Relatives of victims in J&K refuse compensation

    Family members and relatives of four victims killed by police firing have refused to accept the compensation amount of Rs 5 lakh offered to them by the Centre. Tufail Ahmed Matto, 17 years old, was the first victim of the police firing on 11 June....

  • Samira Patel bags Amul Vidya Bhushan Award

    Bharuch: Samira Usman Patel, student of Rungta Vidya Bhawan, scored 88% marks in science stream at the S.S.C. examination held in March-April 2010. She stood first in her school. For her outstanding performance she has been conferred with Amul Sag...

  • AMU scholars attend international conference at Istanbul

    One paper presented was 'The Role of Muslim Surgeons of Medieval Period in the Development of Modern Surgery'