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  • 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'

  • Kashmiri Pandits to stay in govt. houses after retirement: HC

    The Delhi High Court on 30 November has asked the Union government to allow the retired Kashmiri government employees to stay in the houses provided by the government until they are provided with other alternative accommodations. It becomes the re...

  • Zidni Ilma Trust to award meritorious students

    Zidni Ilma Charitable Trust in Vadodara, which is working to promote education especially among weaker section and downtrodden, organised a felicitation programme in order to give cash awards to meritorious Muslim students from economically weaker...

  • Racket feared behind missing dead bodies from graveyard

    New Delhi: Delhi Gate graveyard, situated quite close to a medical college has invited police attention not for a reported murder but for the reported case of missing dead bodies from graves. A body buried on 26th November was reported missing on ...

  • Robbing a ruined Palestinian refugee

    Deoband: There are vultures who await a carcass and as soon as a corpse is in sight they pounce on it. Unfortunately, even Muslims do not remain far behind in committing atrocity on a person who has been persecuted and forced to flee from his land...

  • Fake post-mortem report racket busted

    Moradabad: Health department is suspected of being involved in a racket. Fake post mortem reports have been found whereas the dead bodies were lying in the post-mortem house intact.

  • AMU student wins best paper award

    Aligarh: The research paper of Ms. Swaleha Jamal, research scholar, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University has won the Best Paper Award at 32nd Indian Geography Congress on 'Globalization, Population and Regional Development' organized...

  • Daughters drive paralytic mother away from home

    Ahmedabad: 55-year-old paralytic Noorbano Pathan, deserted by her daughters, is living under a tent and is being looked after, nursed and fed by philanthropists - Muslims, Hindus and Christians. They are trying to find a shelter, an old age home, ...

  • Anticipatory bail application of inspector rejected

    Mumbai: Mumbai session court dismissed the anticipatory bail application of accused Inspector of police Arun Borud in case of rape of a minor. The dismissed inspector was also involved in the slain Khwaja Yunus case. According to prosecution the i...

  • Activist Shahid Siddiqui honoured

    New Delhi: Indian Confederation of NGOs in association with UN recently presented the 5th Annual KARMAVEER PURASKAAR and KARMAVEER CHAKRA, India’s most prestigious civilian award for social work recognising individuals who are pivotal in leading c...

  • J&K rehabilitation package for former militants in PoK

    Jammu and Kashmir government has given green signal to a rehabilitation policy for the former militants who crossed over to the other side of the Line of Control. The Congress party, an ally in the present Jammu and Kashmir government, opposed Oma...

  • Gujarat 2002 riots: High Court vacates stay on Panderwada case

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court vacated its stay on the investigation into exhuming of Pandarwala mass grave, after two of the accused withdrew their quashing petition. The probe, pending against seven persons, was for illegally exhuming bodies ...