Special Reports

  • Rohingyas helped by Charity Alliance and Jamaate Islami

    New Delhi: A group of uprooted Rohingya Muslims of Mayanmar, consisting of 19 persons, reached Saharanpur recently where it is putting up with relatives who fled Burma earlier. This group includes a woman whose husband was killed by Burmese sol...

  • Syed Vicaruddin gets “Star of Jerusalem”

    Hyderabad: In a significant milestone in India-Palestine relationship, President of Palestine Mahmood Abbas has conferred the order of the ‘Star of Jerusalem’, one of the highest honours of Palestine, upon Syed Vicaruddin, Chairman ...

  • Mushawarat expresses concern for Rohingyas and Egypt

    New Delhi: In a press conference here on 20 May at the central office of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, Indian Muslim leaders asked the world community and major world powers to apply...

  • Bihar’s First Chief Minister remembered

    Patna: Barrister Mohammad Yunus, born on 4 May, 1884, in village Panhara under Patna district was the first chief minister of Bihar. Cabinet department of the government of Bihar organised a programme here on 4 May to celebrate his 131st birth ...

  • Media became Modi’s cheer-leader: Sardesai

    Aligarh, May 9: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi intelligently used media as he understood the importance of  prime time to penetrate the psyche of masses,” said noted journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, Consultant Editor of TV Today, wh...

  • AMUSU honours victims of Akshardham

    Aligarh: The AMU Students’ Union honoured Mufti Abdul Qayyum, Adam Bhai Ajmeri and Maulana Abdullah, three of the seven acquitted in Akshardham case after spending 11 years in prison, here on 7 May.   The programme ...

  • TIGER OF MYSORE’s weapons auctioned in London

    London: A spectacular collection of arms and armour once owned by Tipu Sultan, the last King of Mysore, was sold here at Bonhams Islamic and Indian art sale on 21 April for a total of more than £6 million. The 30 items in the auction come...

  • Ulama conference focuses on peace and coexistence to curb terror

    By Ghulam Rasool Dehlvi New Delhi: With the aim to draw a clear distinction between acts of terrorism and the true essence of Jihad in Islam, the “Anti-Terrorism Conference” was held here at Constitution Club on 19 April. Speak...

  • Prof. Touheed Mujawar awarded

    New Delhi: The national award to recognize educational excellence from across India has gone this year to Jamia Islamia Ishaatul Uloom's Prof. Touheed Mujawar. The award was presented to him recently in Delhi by the Union Minister of State ...

  • Tunisian leader Al-Ghannoushi visits India

    New Delhi: The Tunisian Islamic leader Shaikh Rashid Al-Ghannoushi, leader of the Nahda Party, visited India early April at the invitation of the Indian government. He met senior government leaders and delivered lectures at the Jawaharlal Nehru...

  • International Conference on “Intellectual Crisis of the Muslims” held at AMU

    Aligarh: Prof. Muhammad Alghazali, Judge of the Shariah Appellate Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan said that Muslims cannot regain their lost status in the world so long as they remain hostage to the terms of engagement with humanity defi...

  • President’s awards for Arabic and Persian

    The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee awarded Certificates of Honour to eminent scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian and the Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman to young scholars for the year 2014 on 23 March at a function ...

  • India’s Vibrant Muslim Communities Vital to U.S.-India Strategic Partnership

    New Delhi:  The U.S. Ambassador to India Richard R. Verma told India’s leading Muslim entrepreneurs, scholars, and clerics here at the India Islamic Cultural Centre on 4 March that they were each “vital players in advancing our...

  • Slamming Modi govt, AIMPLB demands safeguard of religious and constitutional rights

    Jaipur: “It is necessary to make it crystal clear in front of those who hold the reins of power today that whatever Constitutional rights Muslims have as citizens of free India they should confer upon them in a democratic manner. It is ma...

  • Joint effort needed to tackle terrorism: Afghanistan Ambassador at Jamia Millia Islamia

    New Delhi: Despite good progress made in areas of security, political and economic stability Afghanistan continues to expect and seek help from the international community. This was observed by Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, Mr Shaida...

  • Religion no bar for this soul

    “This is very unusual and unique,” said the Muslim parents gathered at the Qur’an recitation competitions recently held in Vijayawada, when they witnessed an 11-year-old Hindu girl fluently recite the holy suras. K. S...

  • Rare Islamic manuscripts, Persian Mahabharata at Jamia Nizamia

    Hyderabad: Tucked away in the dingy lanes of the old city of Hyderabad is a hoary institute of Islamic learning whose prized possessions include a Persian translation of the Mahabharata and rare Islamic manuscripts. Located at Shibli G...

  • Images of India

    Aligarh: Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor, Zameer Uddin Shah on 28 February inaugurated ‘Images of India - a Fascinating Journey through Time’ at the university’s Moinuddin Ahmad Art Gallery, in collaboration with Ind...

  • Traditional and Modern Materials and Techniques of Façade Adornment in Islamic Structure

    Aligarh: The Heritage Cell of Aligarh Muslim University, in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Architecture of AMU’s Department of Architecture, organised a one-week training programme on “Traditional and Modern...

  • Auto major BMW appreciates work of AMU Students

    Three Aligarh Muslim University Engineering students, Faraz Islam (Computer Engineering Final Year), Mohammad Adil (Electronics Engineering Final year) and Sayeed Akhtar Alvi (Electrical Engineering 6th semester), represented AMU at the Interna...