Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Documentary on Rafi to premiere on his 92nd birth anniversary

Mumbai : "Daastan-E-Rafi", a documentary based on the life of Mohammad Rafi will have its television premiere on the occasion of late legendary composers...

Ten days after kidnapping of Muslim teenage girl, Darbhanga police remains clueless

By Afroz Alam Sahil, TwoCircles.net For the past ten days, a teenage Muslim girl who was kidnapped in Darbhanga district of Bihar has been...

Even ‘backward’ regions can host Literature festivals if promoted well: Zafar Anjum

The first Seemanchal International Literary Festival (SILF) kicks off tomorrow, November 18, at Insan School, Kishanganj. Its main organiser, author Zafar Anjum, spoke...

Adding sparkle to lives with poetry: Diwali at a Gurudwara

By Bushra Alvi Razzack for TwoCircles.net New Delhi: In a unique celebration of the festival, poets from the literary group Delhi by Verse, along...

President Pranab Mukherjee greets nation on Diwali

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday greeted the nation on the festival of Diwali saying that it may dispel "darkness of ignorance"...

President, Vice President greet people on Diwali

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted people on the eve of Diwali. "Diwali is a harbinger of...

Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates its 96th foundation day amid fanfare

By TwoCicrles.net, Staff Reporter Delhi: The 96th Foundation Day Celebrations of Jamia Millia Islamia started with much fanfare in the Jamia campus on Thursday,...

Jammu & Kashmir’s accession to India: Final and non-negotiable

By Brig. Anil Gupta (Retd) October 26, 1947, is a red-letter day in Indian history since on this day, Jammu & Kashmir -- the...

Urdu Magazine Ma’arif completes 100 years of publishing

By TCN News Bijnor (UP): To commemorate 100 years of Ma’arif, a monthly Urdu magazine, a symposium titled, “Hundred years of Ma’arif: a...

Seemanchal International Literary Festival to be held in Kishanganj

By TCN News, New Delhi: The Seemanchal International Literary Festival (SILF), an international literary event organised by Kitaab International, Singapore, in collaboration with Insan School,...

In centenary year, an academy to honour Bismillah Khan

By Quaid Najmi Mumbai : Over two decades ago, shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan heard a young woman singer, Soma Ghosh, at the ISKCON Auditorium...

Ladakh, where Buddhist spirituality, culture reign supreme

By Vishal Gulati Ladakh -- once the hub of the ancient Silk Route -- is aptly described as a place where Buddhist spirituality and its...

Zulfiqar – An attempt to negatively stereotype Muslims

By TwoCircles.net staff reporter Kolkata: Otherization of Muslims in movies is nothing new but a recent Bengali movie went over the top in its negative...

First International Sikh Conclave begins on Thursday in Bihar

Patna : Nearly 150 Sikh luminaries from all walks of life from India and abroad are likely to participate in the first three-day...

In true Eid spirit, IMRC distributes meat among lakhs of poor people across India

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net West Bengal: In Birajmoni, a Muslim-majority village in the Sunderbans, West bengal, almost the entire population lives in abject...

Bakrid and the fight over choice of food

By Kouser Fathima for Twocircles.net As if we don't have enough reasons to fight. Food wars seem to be the new trend especially during the...

Peace Party and its curse of Hero worship

By Mohammed Kashif Yunus for TwoCircles.net If you go through the advertisement, cut outs, hoardings and pamphlets of Peace Party of India, you will find...

One last bright spark of Lucknow’s glorious tradition

By Vikas Datta Any literary tradition demonstrates its virtuosity and vitality in how even its last proponents keep up its standards, even as the...

Shias and Sunnis to offer joint prayers in Delhi and Lucknow this Eid-ul-Adha

By Raqib Hameed Naik, TwoCircles.net New Delhi: Once again, Delhi and Lucknow will witness a show of solidarity and unity on eve of Eid-ul-Adha when...

Dahi Handi: Hanging in the air for money that may never arrive

By Shiva Thorat, Twocircles.net On Friday, Hindus celebrated Gokulalakshmi, also known as Janmasthami as the birth of Lord Krishna, across the country. In Mumbai,...