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  • Jamia Millia to issue press release in Urdu also

    New Delhi: Vice Chancelor of Jamia Millia Islamia University Prof. Tal’at Ahmad said here, in response to requests by some people, oganisations and newspapers that Jamia Millia will now issue press releases in Urdu also in addition to Eng...

  • Muslims are still backward inspite of economic progress

    Mumbai: Union finance minister Arun Jaitley while speaking in a seminar on ‘Empowerment of individuals through Education and Training’ at Bombay Stock Exchange said that in general, decline in poverty and deprivation has been seen i...

  • 108 students of Jamia Millia pass in UPSC prelim

    New Delhi: As many as 108 students of Jamia Millia Islamia’s (JMI)’s RCA (Residential Coaching Academy) who received coaching in this Academy have passed in UPSC’s Prelim examination. They will now appear in the main examinati...

  • Urdu medium school in Delhi’s Muslim populated colony

    New Delhi: Foundation stone of Nagar Nigam Urdu medium primary school was laid in Delhi’s Shri Ram Colony (where there is a large Muslim population) in Karawal Nagar assembly constituency’s Khajouri Khas ward on 7 September by Congr...

  • NCM junks NHRC’s Kairana report

    Meerut: A team from the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) that visited Kairana on 17 October trashed the recent National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) report which said there had been an “exodus” of Hindu families from the r...

  • incredible eye doctor

    An eye-specialist by training and a campaigner against blindness by choice, Dr. Abdul Moiz Shams is an Aligarian and a true follower of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. In an age when the medical profession has become highly commercialized and doctors have...

  • AWARDS

    Four Urdu teachers of Mumbai viz ANSARI IMRAN AMEEN of Dharawi Municipal Urdu School No. 1, QURESHI ZUBAIR AHMAD MUHAMMAD HUSAIN of Shivaji Nagar Municipal Urdu School No. 9, ANSARI AKHLAQ AHMAD MUHAMMAD RAMZAN of Naupara Municipal Urdu School,...

  • Obituaries

    Dr. KHALIQ ANJUM, Vice President of Anjuman Taraqqi-Urdu Hind (ATUH), critic, noted researcher, and considered an authority on Ghalib died in Delhi on 18 October at the age of 83 years. An author of about 85 books, he served as general secretar...

  • Men & Women In News

    Dr. SAIMA SAEED, a Professor at the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance at Jamia Millia Islamia University has been selected as a member of the Board of Media Culture & Society, a leading international journal published by Sage Publica...

  • Complaints made against former Waqf Board’s chiefs to Anti-Corruption Bureau

    New Delhi: Chairman of Delhi Waqf Board, Amanatullah Khan while talking to media persons said that complaints against former heads of Delhi Waqf Board have been made to the Anti-Corruption Bureu with a request to investigate the decisions taken...

  • Government belongs to RSS: BHU VC Girish Tripathi

    Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University, Girish Chandra Tripathi, said on 23 September that BHU belongs to the RSS. BHU  houses about 40,000 students making it one of the largest residential campuses in India. It is facing accusations ...

  • Slaughter of animals with electric shock condemned

    New Delhi:  The new system of slaughtering animals at the Ghazipur slaughter-house, by stunning them with electric shock before their slaughter, has been widely condemned. The problem came up as a result of the Central as well as the Delhi...

  • First Islamic Banking Service takes off in Maharashtra

    Sholapur:  The first Islamic banking service has started functioning in the country in Sholapur city of Maharashtra, where Bashri branch of its Lok Mangal Bank has started this service. Muslims depositing money in this branch would neither...

  • Acquittals: PIL should be filed in Supreme Court for justice

    New Delhi: A conference sponsored by former MP Muhammad Adeeb on behalf of Innocent India and chaired by Justie A. P. Shah was held in Delhi’s Constitution Club on 2 October in which it was decided by speakers including legal experts and ...

  • HC orders compensations to Hashimpura massacre families

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court’s constitution bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice P. S. Teji, while expressing concern over non-payment of compensations so far to the families of those killed in Hashimpurah massacre, directed the UP gov...

  • Justice Katju against criminalisation of Akhlaq’s family

    New Delhi: Though a year has elapsed since Dadri’s Muhammad Akhlaq was beaten to death by the so-called cow vigilantes on the rumour of keeping beef in his house, instead of taking action against his killers, efforts are being made, on th...

  • Jamia Hamdard secures PURSE grant

    New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard University has received PURSE (Promotion of University Research & Scientific Excellence) grant of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India in 2016 for the first time as an incentive award scheme for promo...

  • Reading the Silence of Kashmiri Students at AMU

    Abhay Kumar Aligarh: On the 5th of October afternoon, when I entered Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), I felt silence reigning there amid the din of sloganeering days before students' union elections. The silence was about the recent ex...

  • Islamic system of marriage, divorce is best

    New Delhi: A discussion/conference on ‘The Validity of Three Talaq’s was held in Plenary Hall of Indian Law Institute in front of Supreme Court of India on 2 October in which senior lawyers of Supreme Court, ulama and Muslim intelle...

  • Jauhar University Amendment Bill passed

    Lucknow: Jauhar University Amendment Bill was passed in the UP assembly on the last day of monsoon session on 29 Sept. Though BJP’s floor leader Suresh Khanna had demanded a discussion on this (amendment) bill, on the request of UP’...