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Kalam frisking: No case registered against airline

By IANS,

New Delhi: Delhi Police Saturday said no first information report (FIR) was filed against Continental Airlines for frisking former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The government has been claiming that a case was filed against the US carrier.

"We have registered a complaint into the matter but a case is yet to be registered," Joint Commissioner of Police Satyendra Garg told IANS.

The frisking of the former president that violates Indian laws created an uproar in parliament when political leaders cutting across party lines had criticised the carrier.

In AP’s budget of Rs 1 lakh crore, share of Muslims is less than 0.25%

By Mohammed Siddique, TwoCircles.net,

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh’s budget for the year 2009-10, with a total outlay of more than Rs 1 lakh crore, has come as a big disappointment to the Muslim minority as the state’s Congress government has not increased a single rupee in its last year’s allocation of Rs 177 crore.

Muslim leaders denounce enquiry order against AMU VC

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: Top Indian Muslim community leaders and heads of leading socio-religious organizations have denounced the Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal’s enquriy order against the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, calling the move uncalled for and demanding its revocation immediately.

Putting their weight behind AMU VC Prof P K Abdul Azis the Muslim leaders have said the allegations made against the VC are from some vested interest groups who felt their interests were not safe under his leadership.

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Ban PDP if there is proof of terror link: Abdunnasir Madani

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter,

Kochi: The People’s Democratic Party can be banned if its link with terrorism is proved, said Abdunnasir Madani, chairman of the party. The party can be banned if there is clear evidence of its activists’ role in the terrorist and bomb blast cases in the state in the last five years. The attack against him and his party is the result of the political approach taken by the party in the last election, added Ma’dani.

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Centre sets up panel to probe charges against AMU VC

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: The Human Resource Development Ministry has appointed a two-member committee to probe charges against the top officials including the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim Univeristy.

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Seminar on Islamic law, methodology of Ijtehad held at Kashmir varsity

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: A two-day international seminar on “Theory of Islamic Law: The Methodology of Ijtehad” was held at Kashmir University from July 18-19 jointly by the university’s Department of Law and Institute of Objective Studies (New Delhi).

“The door of ijtehad (logical reasoning in approaching issues of Islamic jurisprudence) has been opened wide, not shut, as erroneously believed by many Muslims”, chairman of Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) Dr Mohammad Manzoor Alam said.

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All India Quran contest held at Mumbai Haj House

By Abdul Hameed, TwoCircles.net,

Mumbai: For creating enthusiasm among madrasa students to memorize well the Holy Qur’an and beautify its recitation, Idara Dawatus Sunna (IDS) organizes Qur’an competition every year. It held the 10th contest on Thursday at Haj House in Mumbai.

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Muthalik held for inciting communal clashes in Mysore

By IANS,

Bangalore : Pramod Muthalik, who earned notoriety when members of his right wing Hindu outfit bashed up women in a pub in Karnataka in January this year, has been arrested on charges of inciting communal clashes in Mysore early this month. The clashes killed three people.

"We have arrested him on charges of abetting throwing of a pig carcass near a religious school which led to July 2 clashes in which three people were killed," Mysore Police Commissioner Sunil Agarwal told IANS by phone.

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Separatist strike hits life across Kashmir

By IANS,

Srinagar : A shutdown called by the hardline separatist Hurriyat Conference to protest detention of its chairman Syed Ali Geelani and other leaders under the Public Security Act hit normal life across Kashmir Saturday.

Shops, businesses, government offices and banks in this summer capital of the state and other major and minor towns across the valley were shut in response to the strike call.

In Anantnag town of south Kashmir, police used batons to chase away stone pelting youth Saturday morning.

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A workshop on Governance and Security: India’s North East and Bangladesh

By TwoCircles.net News Desk,

New Delhi: The Centre for North East Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi with the support of Indian Council of Social Science Research has organized a Workshop on “Governance and Security: India’s North East and Bangladesh” from 27th to 28th July 2009 in the Ho Chi Minh Conference Room, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia.

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