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  • 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 ...

  • What I learned from Dr Sayeed

    Ameen E Mudassar Sunday, 21 August 2016 was a great day for me. I had the opportunity to spend over an hour with Dr Mohammed Rehan Sayeed, Chairman, Motherhood Group of Hospitals and one of India's top Cardiothorasic surgeons who has p...

  • Minorities and dalits ignored in the new education policy

    New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) organised an advisory meeting and discussion on the proposed new education policy of the present government in Jamia Millia Islamia’s Nehru Guest House on 10 August. Speaking on this occasio...

  • Dalit, Muslim, Christian unity inevitable: Maulana Arshad

    New Delhi: Maulana Arshad Madni, President of Jamiatul Ulama-e Hind (JUH) said here in a statement on 2 August that in view of the conditions prevailing these days in the country and the way in which communal forces are preaching and spreading ...

  • Medical College in JMI a priority: VC

    New Delhi: Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University; Prof. Talat Ahmad said here on 1 August after getting the illegal occupation of Jamia lands vacated that setting up a  medical college in Jamia, opening of new departments, ext...

  • Four lakh minority students deprived of scholarships

    Kolkata: Chief minister of (West) Bengal Ms. Mamta Bannerji in a letter to prime minister Modi while requesting him to solve the problem of educational scholarships to students belonging to minority community at the earliest, has written that a...

  • No injustice in reservation on religious ground

    Lucknow: A seminar against religious restriction in Art. 341 of the Constitution under which reservation to Muslims and Christians has been denied on religious grounds was held in Lucknow on 10 August. Speaking in this seminar, Vice Chairman of...

  • Arrest of AAP-MLAs wrong and immoral

    New Delhi: Chief editor of the English daily The Tribune, Dr. Harish Khare while raising his voice against the bias and excesses being meted out to AAP MLAs by Delhi police has written that whatever is happening against AAP MLAs is very wrong a...

  • AMP Starts a Scholarship Fund

    Mumbai: Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP)’s Chairman Aamir Idrisi, while announcing its ‘IIT Scholarship Fund’ for giving scholarships or financial assistance to promising students for fulfilling their dreams of qualif...

  • Muslims need top class schools more than colleges: AMU-VC

    Aligarh: AMU’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen (Retd.) Zamiruddin Shah (who has now become a haji), said while releasing, renowned scientist and former Director of National Botanical Research Institute, Muhammad Iqtedar Husain Farooqi’s book...

  • Bridge Course popular among Madrasa students

    Aligarh: Bridge Course introduced in AMU Aligarh three years ago for madrasa pass students for modern and higher education is now a popular choice of madrasa students. Admisison or entrance (competitive) examination for the current session (201...