Special Reports

  • Darul Ehsan, Home for Special Children Held

    + Pix Srinagar: “The aftermath of the armed insurgency is marked with numerous challenges, the major being the growing number of orphans. Many orphanages have sprung up in the name of catering to the needs of orphans of Kashmir wit...

  • Kashmiri photojournalist wins award

    Srinagar: Showkat Nanda, a young Kashmiri photojournalist has won the National Press Photo Award 2011 organized by the Media Foundation of India. Showkat's picture of three Kashmiri sisters widowed in the ongoing conflict in Kashmir was...

  • Leadership Development Workshop

    By Afroz Alam Sahil Mumbai: Movement for Peace and Justice (MPJ), Maharashtra, organised a two-day leadership development workshop in Mumbai. The aim of the workshop was to build up excellence and confidence among MPJ cadre by focusing on P...

  • Emperor Jahangir’s portrait auctioned in London

    London: A magnificent portrait the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, who reigned from 1605 to 1627, attributed to Abu’l Hasan Nadir al-Zaman and dated 1026 AH/1617 CE, was sold here to a Middle Eastern museum for £1,420,000 at Bonhams Indian...

  • Conference on minority rights

    Aligarh: Former Advocate General of U.P., S.M.A. Kazmi said here on 28 March that the origin of minority rights lies with Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and the Aligarh Movement. He pointed out that Sir Syed was the first person who awakened Muslims throu...

  • Solidarity with Arab masses

    Hyderabad: SIO Hyderabad unit held a massive conference here on 27 March at the Khilwat Ground to show solidarity with the Arab masses struggling to break free of dictatorial regimes and police states. The conference was presided over by JIH An...

  • HWF scholarships to 45 students of Delhi

    New Delhi: On  16 March, Human Welfare Foundation offered scholarships to 45 selected Muslim students of Delhi in an scholarship distribution ceremony held at the headquarter of SIO, students Islamic Organization. Besides Delhi, HWF has al...

  • Horse show at AMU

    Aligarh: In a show of skills and ability in horse riding, various students and local police personnel participated in the 122nd Annual Horse Show “EQUESTRIA-2K11” at the Athletics Ground, Aligarh Muslim University here on 17 March. ...

  • National award to RTI activist Nazim Khan

    Union government’s Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) together with RCVP, Noronha Academy of Administration and Management of the M.P. government, organized a unique workshop under the subject scheme “Improving Transparency...

  • Azamgarh hosts Muslim Educational Conference

    Azamgarh: Tarique Azam, an IIT Madras graduate and a native of Azamgarh (presently living in Malaysia) sponsored the two-day second All India Muslim Educational Conference in Shibli Academy, Azamgarh. He chaired the inaugral session on 6 March....

  • First Karkare Award presented

    Chennai: The first 'Karkare Award' was presented to the Lohiate socialist leader Radha Kant Yadhav on 27 February. The award carries a citation and One Lakh rupees cash award.

  • Young Hussain has big "robotic" dreams

    Ishan Hussain (right), a student of the 8th grade at Somerville School, Vasundhra, Delhi, won his first-ever award recently. He is the 3rd position holder of the robotics event of the technocultural fest at the faculty of Engineering and Techno...

  • Ms. Rahila Khatoon, the first visually-challenged research scholar

    First visually challenged research scholar, Ms. Rahila Khatoon has been conferred upon the doctorate in Urdu at the Aligarh Muslim University. Ms. Rahila Khatoon was awarded PhD on “Literary Contributions of Ahmad Jamal Pasha" u...

  • AMU students new team inaugurated

    Aligarh: The installation function of the office bearers of the newly elected Aligarh Muslim University Students’ Union (AMUSU) was organized here on January 27 in the Kennedy Auditorium. The programme was presided over by the Vice Chance...

  • Young orphan wins award and accolades

    For 13-year-old Master Mohammad Nurul Huda, it was a moment of great pride as the young orphan received accolades from thousands of citizens who came to see the Republic Day parade on 26 January at the historical Vijay Chowk. Nurul Huda was awa...

  • Mushawarat statement on Jasmine Revolution

    New Delhi, 5 February 2011: All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM), the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, said here today that the wishes of the Egyptian and other Arab peoples for a free and democratic polity must be respecte...

  • India supports Egyptian people’s struggle

    New Delhi: Students and political activists across India came out in strong support of the people of Egypt against the tyranny and US-backed dictatorship of President Hosni Mubarak who has been ruling Egypt for the last three decades presiding ...

  • The last voyage of a non-Muslim devotee of Imam Husain

    Faizabad: The city of Faizabad was filled with an air of gloom and mourning on the death of Ishwar Chand Sharma, a great devotee of Hazrat Imam Husain, who used to come to Faizabad every year from his hometown Kaithal in Haryana for the past 28 ye...

  • Myth of Vibrant Gujarat

    Nearly nine years after the carnage of Gujarat (Feb 2011), a perception has been created that Gujarat is developing with rapid strides, there is all peace and harmony and minorities are happy. Like ‘Shining India’ a word has been coined, ‘Vibrant ...

  • Assam under National Register of Citizens cloud

    Minority bodies argue that as the 1951 NRC was not prepared under any specific rule, in contrast to the present NRC which is going to be prepared on the basis of Citizenship (Registration of Citizenship and issue of National Identity Cards) Rule 2...