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  • JUH to build Gharib Nawaz Uni in Ajmer

    New Delhi: General secretary of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) Maulana Syed Mahmood Madni has decided to build a grand Khwaja Gharib Nawaz University in Ajmer Sharif with help and cooperation of Dargah Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishiti’s Sajj...

  • Like Sikhs, management of auqaf affairs should be given to Muslims

     New Delhi: A 2-day international seminar on ‘Auqaf in India:Challenges and Difficulties’ sponsored by Islamic Fiqh Academy was held in Dehi in the last week of August in which almost all the speakers in one voice demanded that...

  • Ayodhya’s crumbling mosque to be built at Hindu trust cost

    Ayodhya: Notwithstanding the bad blood and bitter communal disharmony created between Hindus and Muslims in the aftermath of demolition of Babri Masjid about 24 years ago, conditions have changed very much now, seeing that Mahant Gyan Das of Ha...

  • Number of Muslim graduates increasing

    New Delhi: It is stated in a report based on the statistics of 2011 census that as regards the educational progress of different communities, awareness about education is increasing fast among Muslims and Buddhists. According to this report, aw...

  • Results of Fauqania in Bihar declared, 73% success

    Patna: Bihar State Madrasa Education Board declared the results of Fauqania on 31 August. Madrasa Board’s Chairman Prof. Shamshad Husain and secretary Khurshid Alam jointly issued the results of Fauqania 20% exams on the Board’s web...

  • Notices issued at govt level to vacate 74 Waqf properties

    New Delhi: SDM (Kotwali), Akhil Kumar in an important step issued notices under section 55 (of the amended Waqf Act) to the occupants of 74 Waqf properties to vacate these properties within 15 days and hand these over to Waqf Board. Issuance of...

  • Restrictions on opening of middle, Urdu medium schools

    Delhi: All India Urdu Educational Committee’s spokesman and state convener of UP, Mukhtar Siddiqi said in a press conference on 24 August that the present UP government in its election manifesto at the time of assembly elections in UP in ...

  • 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...