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  • People misunderstand Haj subsidy: chairman, Haj Committee

    Patna: Chairman of All India Haj Committee and MP, Chaudhari Mahboob Ali Qaisar said here while talking to mediapersons that common people have the misunderstanding that Haj subsidy is given by the government to prospective Hajis for their bene...

  • Hindu student teaches Qur’an

    Agra: Pooja Kushwaha, a girl student of class XII, becomes a teacher in the evening when she teaches the Qur’an free to about 35 small Muslim children. In a courtyard this temple in Agra serves as her open-air class room. All her students...

  • AR KIDWAI: educational philanthropist and man of all seasons

    Educationist, philanthropist, nationalist, scientist and, above all, humanist - are all adjectives that harmoniously gelled in Prof. AR Kidwai, a multi-faceted splendour, versatile character and the ex-Governor of Bihar, Haryana, West Bengal an...

  • Lecture on "From Darkness to Light"

    Aligarh: Islamic scholar and retired brigadier Dr. Mukhtar Alam on 17 September  delivered a lecture on "From Darkness to Light" at the K. A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University. In his lecture, Brig. Ala...

  • Dubai-based Society distributes scholarships to AMU School students

    Aligarh: Dubai-based Aligarh Welfare Society Foundation (AWSF) recently awarded 50 scholarships to AMU school students at a programme held at the Stretchy Hall of the Aligarh Muslim University.    While distributing the schol...

  • Batla House encounter remembered in Azamgarh

    While people in Delhi, especially in Jamia Nagar itself have forgotten the fake Batla House encounter, Rashtriya Ulama Council held a huge protest at Azamgarh on 19 September marking the 8th anniversary of the fake encounter.

  • MAEF fails to deliver scholarships

    New Delhi: This year not only the Union ministry for minorities affairs is moving at a snail’s pace in payment of scholarships to minority students but the autonomous institutions working under it are also depriving minority students of s...

  • RBI, govt exploring introduction of interest-free Islamic banking

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the govt are exploring introduction of interest-free banking, also known as Islamic Banking, to financially include sections of the society that remain excluded due to religious reasons. “Some secti...

  • Zakir Naik’s NGO red-flagged

    Mumbai: IRF, set up by Dr Zakir Naik, is due for licence renewal this year, and is among around 150 NGOs against whom security agencies issued adverse reports last July. Naik came under the authorities’ scanner when two of the Holy Artisa...

  • IICC satisfied with its 22 years achievements: chairman

    New Delhi: Chairman of India Islamic Cultural Centre, Sirajuddin Qureshi said while talking to Urdu media persons on the occasin of its Foundation Day that this centre together with all its traditions and achievements is moving forward on the r...

  • JIH & JUH to go to court against Surya Namaskar and Yoga

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Ameer of Jamat-e Islami Hind (JIH), Maulana Jalaluddin Umri said in a press conference in Mumbai on 27 August that Muslims will never compromise with surya namaskar or yoga and the stand of Muslims against this is clear. He sa...

  • Urdu, Persian & Arabic courses started in St. Stephen’s

    New Delhi: Like last year Urdu and Persian certificate courses have been started in St. Stephen’s College this year also and in addition to these courses, certificate course for Arabic also has been introduced for the first time this year...

  • Jamia Millia to start MD and PhD courses in Unanipathy

    New Delhi: Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University will soon introduce PhD and MD (Doctor of Medicine) courses. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed between Hyderabad-based CCRUM (Central Council for Research in Unani Med...

  • Urdu translation of Gita published by ISKCON

    Lucknow: ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) has published an Urdu translation of Bhagwad Gita to enable Muslims to understand the teachings and philosophy of this religious book of Hindus. Urdu translation of this religiou...

  • NCPUL’s failing mission

    Patna: A member of All India Congress Committee, Bari Azmi said here that National Council for the Promotion of Urdu Language, instead of being an institution for promotion of Urdu language and literature, is becoming a centre for highlighting ...

  • Prophet’s mission for promoting education was the biggest, which has no paralled in history

    Najibabad: An extension lecture on ‘Problems being faced by the Millat and our responsibilities’ was organised in Qasimia Inter College here in which AMU’s Prof. Shakeel Samdani said that no other religion of the world has giv...

  • J&K: Over 570 arrested, PSA slapped on 109

    In a large-scale crackdown on people thought to be behind the current unrest in Kashmir, 109 persons have been arrested under PSA and sent to various jails inside the state and outside. The office of Jamaat-e Islami Jammu & Kashmir was raid...

  • Maulana Mahmood Madni’s letter to Tihar Jail’s DG

    New Delhi: Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH)’s general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madni in a letter to the Director General of Tihar Jail asked for a list of all those prisoners who, though have completed their tenure of sentences  but are ...

  • NCPUL to compile an encyclopaedia of Arabic literature

    New Delhi: NCPUL or Qaumi Urdu Council in its Arabic Language Panel meeting held on 17 August took the decision of compiling an encyclopaedia of Arabic literature in Urdu. In this connection the Director of NCPUL Prof. Irtiza Kareem said that b...

  • OCR badly needed for Urdu

    New Delhi: Director of NCPUL (Qaumi Council) said while speaking in a meeting of the panel of linguistics and social linguistics that in today’s changing scenario, importance and utility or advantages of new technology cannot be denied no...