Special Reports

  • Kerala novelist Punathil Kunjabdulla wins special award from Sahitya Akademy

    Punathil Kunjabdulla, a well known Malayalam novelist and short story writer, was honoured with "Sahitya Akademy Special Membership" and an "Akademy Fellowship" for his contribution to Malayalam literature. Born in Vadakara ...

  • Free coaching programme by AMU for Minority/SC/ST (40% for women) candidates

    Prof. Ziauddin Khairoowala, director of AMU’s Residential Coaching Academy said that the Ministry of HRD has honoured to AMU to establish a Residential Coaching Academy (RCA). The RCA will provide coaching to the aspirants of the Civil&nb...

  • Islamic Exhibition in Azamgarh

    Azamgarh: Muslim Womens’ Forum Azamgrh organised an Islamic exhibition on 21-22 May 2010 in Shibli National Girls School here. Islamic Educational and Research Organization (IERO) of Allahabad had brought material and staff from Allahabad...

  • Shooting of film in Kapurthala Masjid stopped

    Kapurthala: A huge set was installed inside Kapurthala’s Shahi Masjid for shooting of a film called ‘Tannu weds Munnu’ in which a scene of hero and heroine doing shopping in a Muslim locality of Lucknow was to be shot. The fil...

  • Aamir Khan is sanitation ambassador

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the country’s new nationwide campaign on sanitation to promote cleanliness among schoolchildren in the country. Launching the National School Sanitat...

  • Conf on widows remarriage in Kashmir

    By Mushtaq Ul Haq Ahmad Sikander Srinagar: Since the inception of armed militancy in the Valley a number of new problems have emerged in our society. The rising alienation with India was exploited by Pakistan which provided material, polit...

  • Arabic spreading rapidly in non-Arab nations

    Jeddah: Indian expatriate literary groups here held a reception in honour of Professor Shafiq Ahmed Khan Nadwi, former head of the Arabic department in Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia. Irshad Ahmad, the press and culture consul at the Indian c...

  • Book on Syed Shahabuddin released

    New Delhi: In a book release ceremony, attended by the cream of Delhi Muslims and civil society, a book on the life and achievements of diplomat, parliamentarian and Muslim leader Syed Shahabuddin was released by Union ministers Salman Khurshid...

  • Merger of all factions of the Momin Conference

    New Delhi: All different factions of Momin Conference have now agreed to merge themselves into one consolidated organisation of new All India Momin Conference and to work jointly and with renewed strength for the all round educational, social a...

  • They forced me to take seven narco tests and one brain mapping test

    When will Dr Malini and the criminal police officers who flouted law and ran roughshod over the legal and human rights of the detainees be punished?

  • Book on Kashmir’s Mandela, Dr. Qasim Faktoo released

    New Delhi: “Dr. Muhammad Qasim: The Victim of Political Vendetta,” a book on the Kashmiri Mandela, Dr. Muhammad Qasim,  was released here on 23 April at the Constitution Club by Prof Jagmohan (nephew of Shaheed Bhagat Singh) an...

  • Educational Awareness

    Lucknow: Muslim Political Awareness Forum organised here a seminar on "Educational Problems and our Responsibilities". Speaking in the seminar, Dr. Shakeel Samdani of AMU said that without reservation of seats in jobs and admissions t...

  • Rohingyas in the Andamans

    By V. Muzafer Ahamed Port Blair (Andamans): “We were in the process of dying in the unihabited island. It was then that crab-holes on the shore caught our eyes. We tried to survive catching crabs, and eating them baked. We couldn&rsq...

  • Japanese wrestling legend becomes Muslim

    “Hall of Fame” wrestler Antonio Inoki is remembered by many for his physical prowess and his legendary 1976 battle against the great Muhammad Ali. But now, years after retiring from his beloved sport, Inoki is making a new name for ...

  • Aljazeera Forum’s 7th conference

    By Our Own Correspondent Doha (Qatar): The three-day 7th Aljazeera Forum annual conference was held here during 16-18 March. Over the past eight years, this forum has become an important international meeting place to discuss issues facing...

  • Two Murshidabad villages gutted, 214 families homeless, need your urgent help

    Murshidabad: Two entire villages in Murshidabad (West Bengal) have been gutted by fire and 981 members of 214 families, all Muslims, living in the two villages have been rendered homeless.

  • MJ Akbar on Sir Syed

    Aligarh: Noted journalist MJ Akbar here said that India is most likely to become a modern nation because all the four pillars of modernity through Democracy, adult franchise, secularism, gender and economic equality are the driving forces of pr...

  • TN Dalit leader felicitated

    New Delhi: T.M. Mani is a well-known Dalit leader of Tamil Nadu who has waged in a long war against casteism and caste atrocities and played a vital role in the emancipation of the Dalits of the state. He fought ferociously for 52 years against...

  • Seminar on women, Islam, and literature

    The Kerala branch of the Idara-e Adab-e Islami Hind conducted a one day seminar on women, Islam, and literature in connection with JASHN E URDU, an annual celebration of the organization here on 2 March at Al-Jamia Al-Islamia Shantapuram campus...

  • MUSLIM WOMEN DISCOURSE MARGINALIZED

    New Delhi: Delhi Malayali Halqa organized a panel discussion on "Women in India: Challenges and Discourses" on 24 February at the Abul Lais Hall at the headquarters of SIO here. Chaired by Dr. Sabiha Khanum, Delhi Jamaat-e-Islami wome...