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Pranab condoles passing away of ex-Governor A.R. Kidwai

New Delhi : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday condoled the death of A.R. Kidwai, a former parliamentarian and Governor.

Extending his condolences to Kidwai's son Monis Kidwai, the President said: "I am sad to learn about the passing away of A.R. Kidwai, an esteemed colleague and a dear friend of long years."

"A freedom fighter, distinguished parliamentarian and administrator, Kidwai served the nation in various capacities, including as the Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan," he said.

राष्ट्रीय सम्मान के साथ किया गया डॉ. क़िदवई को सुपुर्द-ए-ख़ाक Staff Reporter

महान स्वतंत्रता सेनानी, पूर्व राज्यसभा सांसद व कई राज्यों में राज्यपाल रह चुके एखलाकुर रहमान क़िदवई को आज जामिया मिल्लिया इस्लामिया के क़ब्रिस्तान में पूरे राष्ट्रीय सम्मान के साथ उनके भाई शफ़ीकुर रहमान क़िदवई की क़्रब के बग़ल में सुपुर्द-ए-ख़ाक कर दिया गया.

Kerala Haj minister asks Muslim outfits to take a decision on Haj subsidy

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

Kochi: Kerala Minister for Haj KT Jaleel has asked Muslim outfits and pilgrims to give up Haj subsidy before the Central government eliminates it completely. While addressing the media persons at Cochin International Airport before flagging off the first Haj flight, the minister said that the Muslim outfits must take a decision on the Haj subsidy.

AR Kidwai laid to rest in Jamia, thousands attend funeral


By TCN News

Delhi:Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai, who served as the Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana and was a member of Rajya Sabha, was buried in the Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard in front of thousands of people with full state honours on Thursday afternoon.

In rural India, less to eat than 40 years ago

By Pavitra Mohan

As India's 70th year of Independence begins, widespread progress is evident, but in rural India, where 833 million Indians (70 per cent) live, people are consuming fewer nutrients than are required to stay healthy, according to a National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau (NNMB) survey.

On an average, compared to 1975-1979, a rural Indian now consumes 550 fewer calories -- and 13 gm protein, 5 mg iron, 250 mg calcium and about 500 mg vitamin A lesser than they used to.

Vice President condoles death of A.R.Kidwai

New Delhi : Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday condoled the death of former parliamentarian and Governor A. R. Kidwai.

In a message, the Vice President said that Kidwai upheld the highest Gandhian values and served the nation as a freedom fighter, an able administrator, a member of the parliament and an educationist.

Ex-Governor, Rajya Sabha member AR Kidwai passes away

By TCN News

New Delhi: Akhlaqur Rahman Kidwai, who served as the Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana and was a member of Rajya Sabha, passed away on Wednesday at a hospital here after a brief illness. He was 96.

Kidwai was born in 1920 in Baragaon village of Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh and studied BA at Jamia Millia Islamia University, 1940, MSc at University of Illinois, US, 1948 and PhD at Cornell University, US, 1950.

Modi, Sonia condole ex-Governor A.R. Kidwai's death

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday condoled the death of former parliamentarian and Governor A.R. Kidwai.

"My condolences on the passing away of Dr A.R. Kidwai. His long career in public life included many roles and responsibilities," Modi tweeted.

"Dr A.R. Kidwai distinguished himself in the fields of education and social welfare. May his soul rest in peace," he added.

Hajj stoning ritual to be shortened: Saudi officials

Riyadh : In the wake of last year's Hajj stampede tragedy that killed hundreds of pilgrims, Saudi Arabia authorities have cut short the stoning ritual period by 12 hours, a media report said.

The symbolic stoning of the devil will be performed as usual over three days beginning September 11 at Mina, about five kilometres east of Mecca's Grand Mosque, Islam's holiest site.