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AMU VC vows to make university a brand name

Hyderabad : AMU Vice-Chancellor Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd.) Friday said here that he has vowed to make the university a brand name like IITs and IIMs by improving the quality of instruction and focus on research.

Speaking at a function where he was felicitated by Indo-Arab League chairman Syed Vicaruddin, who is also editor of Urdu daily "Rehnuma-e-Deccan", the former Indian Army deputy chief said Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students will get best opportunity and best employment.


Lest we Forget: The Batla House Case, six years on

By Jamia Teachers’ Solidarity Association,

19th September marks the sixth anniversary of the Batla House ‘encounter’. Six years ago, on this day, the Special Cell of Delhi Police claimed to have hit upon the perpetrators of the serial blasts that had struck the capital city the previous week. The so-called encounter resulted in the death of Inspector Sharma, a veteran of dozens of encounters and two young men, Atif Ameen and Sajid.

Indian Muslims will live and die for India: Modi

News Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said that Indian Muslims will not respond to Al Qaeda's exhortations, and will live and die for the country.

In an interview to CNN, Modi said: "If anyone thinks Indian Muslims will dance to their (Al Qaeda) tune, they are delusional. Indian Muslims will live for India, they will die for India - they will not want anything bad for India."

When asked why the Indian Muslims have remained immune to Al Qaeda's exhortations, Modi said he was not an authority on "psychological and religious" analysis on this.


Indian muslims should integrate not assimilate: AMU VC

By Mohammed Shafeeq,

Hyderabad : Indian Muslims should integrate but not assimilate. They should contribute in nation building, national security and economy, but conserve Islamic traditions, culture and ethos, feels Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Lieutenant General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd).

The former Indian Army deputy chief believes that it is only through modern scientific education that the Muslim community can overcome the challenges it faces.


12 injured in clash over organising Durga Puja in Tripura

Agartala : At least 12 people, including six women, were injured during a clash between two communities over organising Durga Puja in Tripura, police said Friday.

The Sipahijala district administration has promulgated Section 144 CrPc. A huge contingent of security forces have been deployed in Raghunathpur Munsibari area, 30 km from Agartala.

A winter of discontent and devastation: Kashmiris unprepared for cold days ahead

By Parvati Tampi,

Srinaga : Mushtaq Ahmed, a 34-year-old father from Arigatnoo village in the Kashmir Valley's Kulgam region, points towards a heap of rubble and heaves a deep sigh. Until last month, this was his home.

The deluge that followed the incessant rains in the Valley has washed away everything - homes, crops, fruit trees, schools - leaving a trail of devastation and taking over 200 lives, as per official estimates.

"I have no idea where to start from. All that remains is this rubble and I have no money to rebuild my home", Mushtaq told IANS.


BPCC Minority Unit appeals to Bihar Govt to allot land for establishment of ‘India Islamic Cultural Center” in Patna

By Staff Reporter,

Patna: Minority department of Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) has appealed to the Bihar state government to set up ‘India Islamic Cultural Center” (IICC) in Patna on the line of its already well established center in New Delhi.


TCS recruits 136 AMU students

By TCN News,

Aligarh: The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Limited has selected 136 students of Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology and Department of Computer Science, Aligarh Muslim University through a campus placement drive.


Mahbubul Hoque receives Educlusion award in Singapore

By TCN News,

Guwahati: Mahbubul Hoque, Chancellor of University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya and Chairman of ERD Foundation has received the Educlusion Award bestowed by Engineering Watch, India’s most prestigious community of Engineering Stake holders on 15th September 2014 on the occasion of Engineers Day.

Why both love and Jihad are misinterpreted by Saffronised Indians?

By Shadab Ahmad Moizee,

Kabhi masjid pe ja baithe Kabhi mandir pe ja baithe
Parindon me yaha firqa parasti kyu nahi aati….

This poetic verse expresses the freedom of birds, but in 21st century love birds need to define their love according to self-confessed contractors of religion.