Special Reports

  • 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...

  • 15th century Persian marsiya on Karbala, translated into Hindi, Urdu

    By Syed Asad Haider Zaidi Agra (15 February, 2015):  “Dawazdeh Band” was the first Marsiya [elegy] written in recorded history describing the sacrifice of Imam Hussain (A.S.) and his family. This Marsiya was written in the...

  • Indian-Americans Observe 13th Anniversary of 2002 Gujarat Riots

    On Saturday February 28, 2015, the Association of Indian Muslims of America and the Aligarh Muslim University Alumni Association, two organizations of Indian-Americans in Washington DC, held a public meeting at a community center in the suburb ...

  • JIH Workshop on “Media & Public Relations”

    New Delhi: A two-day national workshop on Media and Public Relations was held here at the Jamaat-e Islami Hind headquarters on 8-9 February. The event was attended by media secretaries and other public relation officials of the Jamaat.  In...

  • Narcissist, self-obsessed

    The yellow, almost-gold, stripes that appear against the navy blue wool fitted Indian jacket and pants he wore while welcoming Obama on 25 January were not simple stitching. They were Mr. Modi’s name embroidered into the fabric. The estim...

  • Twelfth WAMY conference in Marrakesh

    MG Correspondent Marrakesh City (Morocco): World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) held its 12th international conference here during 29-31 January. The huge event was attended by around 700 guests from 85 countries around the world, includi...

  • In West Bengal's Birbhum, Muslims being compelled to self-immolate

    Birbhum district of West Bengal is located at about 200 kms from Kolkata. The population of Muslims here is about 20 percent. A few months ago mutual fights started within Trinamool Congress (Trinamool) cadres in Makhra village under Paroi than...

  • President felicitates brave children

    President Pranab Mukherjee met the children selected for the National Bravery Awards 2014 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 22 January. The National Awards for Bravery were started by the Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) to give due recogniti...

  • Release of an encyclopaedia of Urdu media

    Hyderabad: Syed Fazil Husain Parvez's book, "Urdu media-kal aaj kal" was released here on 18 January by Dr Ausaf Saeed, the Indian consul general at Chicago. Dr Saeed stressed that we must teach Urdu to our children so that the la...

  • Hindus in Islamic school and Muslims in RSS school break stereotypes

    Rampur: At least 11 Hindu children have enrolled in a madrassa, the traditional Islamic school in Rampur while as many as 140 Muslim boys have joined an RSS-run school, breaking stereotypes.   According to the principal of Madrassa...

  • Saiyid Hamid remembered

    New Delhi: At a condolence meeting jointly organised by All India Educational Movement (AIEM) and Muslim Education Trust (MET), here on 16 January, rich tributes were paid to Saiyid Hamid, the founder-President of AIEM and former Chairman of ME...

  • Unesco celebrates Ibn Al-Haytham

    Vienna: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will celebrate promote life and works of pioneering Muslim scientist Ibn Al-Haytham [Alhazen to the Europenas] during 2015. "Just as Issac Newton reveale...

  • Alumna gifts valuable jewelry to AMU

    Aligarh: In a touching gesture, Dr. Afshan Hashmi, a US-based AMU alumna, gifted a beautiful 22-karat gold necklace studded with invaluable real pearls to her alma mater, AMU. The jewelry also includes a pair of earrings and a finger ring. Vice...

  • Dialogue among Religions

    Aligarh: "An undercurrent of conflicts has burst to the fore, threatening to turn religious coercion into wars and the solution in the 21st century is through a dialogue between different religions," said the Chairman Darulul Uloom, T...

  • Rich tributes paid to Saiyid Hamid

    New Delhi: Thinker, educationist, visionary, reformist, leader, activist, committed member of the Muslim community and one who unfailingly performed his duties towards the nation and community, including his religious obligations. With these wo...

  • “Need to show mirror to media”: Sheesh Narain

    New Delhi: “Media is not performing its duty and that is why Muslims are at the receiving end. If we don’t protest against the negative news, national integrity will get ruined,” said senior journalist Sheesh Narain Singh deli...