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  • Communal riots feared in U.P. before the elections

    Saharanpur:  The national general secretary of BSP, Naseemuddin Siddiqui, has said, “Riots do not occur by themselves but are engineered”. Expressing fear of riots in U.P., he alleged that the BJP in its bid to wrest power and ...

  • Assamese Muslims harassed, jailed, on citizenship issue

    New Delhi:  Poor Assamese Muslims are facing arrest on the mere doubt of being either Bangladeshi or Myanmar citizens. When people complained to the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), it expressed its anxiety to the Union Home Minis...

  • Construction of ‘Zakir Bagh-2’ started

    New Delhi:   The Chairman of Jamia Cooperative Bank, Mirza Qamrul-Hasan, son of late Faridul-Hasan Beg, has announced the construction of ‘Zakir Bagh 2’, to commemorate the memory of his late father who had established the...

  • Shahnaz trained 40 thousand people into skilled workers

    New Delhi: Mrs Shahnaz Husain, head of Shahnaz Husain International Academy, Shahnaz Herbal etc group in alliance with Delhi’s Ayurvedic cosmetics manufacturing company is said to hav created a record of making about 40,000 people skilled...

  • Need for research on Hijama

    New Delhi: Regima Scientific Training Institute of Hijama Centre, Delhi organised a convocation at India Islamic Cultural Centre here  when certificates were distributed among the first batch of students who had completed their training in...

  • UP govt accords permanent recognition to 2000 madrasas

    Lucknow: UP government’s Madrasa Education Board has recognised about two thousand madrasas in the state. Giving this information, Board’s Registrar Muhammad Tariq said that along with the recognition of these old and new madrasas t...

  • Notice to Centre, UP govts on exemption from RTE Act

    New Delhi: Supreme Court of India in response to a petition filed by Independent Schools Federation of India, an institution of private schools, to reconsider the verdict of this cour’s constitution bench according to which provisions of ...

  • Tokyo Uni. Urdu Professor’s programme in Ghalib Institute

    New Delhi: A special programme of Tokyo University’s Urdu Department’s Professor Yutaka Asada was held in Ghalib Institute, Delhi on 15 November which was chaired by Prof. Siddiqur Rahman Qidwai. Prof. Yutaka Asada in his lecture sp...

  • Yoga cannot be imposed on any body: SC

    New Delhi: Supreme Court’s Bench consisting of Chief Justice T. S. Thakur, Justice D. Y. Chandrachud and Justice L. Nageshwar Rao refused to take up a PIL petition regarding yoga for hearing and said that it can neither impose yoga on any...

  • Plea for ban on burqa’ dismissed by Delhi High Court

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court’s bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Sangeeta Dhingra Sehgal on 15 November dismissed a PIL petition requesting for ban on veils (burqa’), helmets, hoods etc at public place, government offices,...

  • AMU Murshidabad Academy

    Aligarh: Raees AMU Murshidabad Academy has been set up in AMU centre at Murshidabad. Inaugurating this Academy on 4 November AMU engineer, Prof. Anwar Khurshid said that establishment of this kind of Academy here was necessary for providing edu...

  • Ahmad Alhendawi

    Kuala Lumpur: The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has chosen Ahmad Alhendawi as its next Secretary General, the youngest in the history of the organisation. A passionate advocate for young people, Alhendawi has served in var...

  • Maulana Nizamuddin

    Where did you receive your primary education? And did you join any other religious educational institution after graduating from Madrasatul Islah? I received my basic education at Chandpatti Primary School and learnt Nazira Qur’an at...

  • AWARDS

    Prof. DANISH IQBAL of Jamia Millia Islamia was honoured with ‘Lasa Kaul Award’ for his documentary film based on promotion of communal harmony. It may be stated that (Mr.) Lasa Kaul was head of Radio Kashmir but after the rise of mi...

  • Obituaries

    BEKAL UTSAHI, prominent Urdu poet, died of brain haemorrahage in a Delhi hospital on 2 December at the age of 88 years. In addition to Urdu, Hindi he also composed folk poems, geet in  Avadhi language, a dialect of Hindi. A resident of Bal...

  • Men & Women In News

    Prof. TAHIR MAHMOOD, former Chairman of National Commission on Minorities (NCM) and a former Member of Indian Law Commission had been selected to represent India in the 3-day International Conference on ‘Religion, Peace and Security&rsquo...

  • All righs are available to women in Islam

    New Delhi: In an atmosphere of differences opinion on triple talaq, Muslim women associated with different groups and sects claimed at a press conference at Press Club of India here on 27 October that 10 crore Muslim women of India fully suppor...

  • Islamic laws are eternal: AIMPLB

    Kolkata: The twenty-fifth, 3-day conference of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board’s executive committee started was held here during 18-20 November in which Muslims were called upon to rise above sects. Instead of emotionalism and pa...

  • We are fighting not only for Muslims but for Hindus also: Madni

    Kanpur: Maulana Arshad Madni, President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) while speaking at a conference on ‘Protection of Indian Constitution’ held in Kanpur on 14 November advised Muslims not to get provoked and agitated over the int...

  • Arabic School’s Old Boys Assn conf.

    New Delhi: An educational conference on ‘Education of Tomorrow’ was held in Delhi’s historical and oldest school, Anglo Arabic Sr. Sec. School last month (October) chaired by Sirajuddin Qureshi, Chairman of India Islamic Cultu...