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  • 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...

  • Court rejects compulsory religious education in schools

    Luckonw: Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court consisting of Justice A. P. Shahi and Justice Vijay Lakshmi, in response to a PIL by Hindu Front for Justice requesting that education of the Qur’an and other religious books should be made c...

  • Mazharul Haq Arabic University opens branch in Munger

    Munger: A Branch of Maulana Mazharul Haq Arabic and Persian University, Patna was inaugurated in this city’s Zakir Husain Institution on 21 August by Dr. M. Niazi, Principal of B. R. M. College. Speaking on this occasion, the coordinator ...

  • UP govt allots Rs. 6 crore for Darul Musannifeen’s library

    Azamgarh: UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav during his recent tour of Azamgarh had made the announcement for meeting the requirements of Shibli Academy Darul Musannifeen and had himself asked for the estimated expenses for equipping it with mode...

  • Meal offered as bhog in temples rejected by madrasahs

    Bhopal: More than 50 Islamic madrasahs of Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district have refused to accept mid-day meals supplied by the government which are given to them after offering these as bhog and artis to Hindu gods in temples. The argume...

  • Education of Muslim children

    New Delhi: According to UNICEF India’s report on basic or primary education titled ‘Fair Report’ about 34 percent i.e. about one-third children of Muslim families have not gone to any pre-school whereas 25.9% children of Hindu...

  • HUSAIN AHMED KHAN,

    the illustrious son of late Aqeel Ahmed Khan, breathed his last on 21 August at his residence in Bombay. Born in January 1932, he was the eldest in a family of four sons and three daughters. He is survived by his wife Salma Husain and two child...

  • Muslim “Dhyan Chand”

    Martyr Badruddin Khanhailed from a place called Hatha of Gorasara village in Ghazipur district of UP. Whenever Khan manouvered the ball with his hockey stick racing towards the goal post, spectators present in the stadium simply had one stateme...

  • AWARDS

    Delhi Urdu Academy’s annual function for giving awards to Urdu litterateurs was held in the auditorium of Delhi government’s secretariat on 27 August when Awards for the year 2015 were given. In this function(late) MALIKZADA MANZOOR...

  • Obituaries

    KASHMIRI LAL ZAKIR, noted prolific Urdu and subsequently Hindi writer also, poet. fiction writer, novelist who authored about hundred and thirty literary books died in Chandigarh on 31 August at the age of 97 years. Born in a Gujrat village (no...

  • Men & Women In News

    Prof. AKHTARUL WASEY, Padma Shri, who was associated with Jamia Millia Islamia for a long time as Professor of Islamic Studies, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Languages, former Vice Chairman of Delhi Urdu Academy, former Commissioner of ...