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कलाकार सैयद हैदर रज़ा का निधन

सिद्धांत मोहन,

दिल्ली: पद्मभूषण और पद्मश्री जैसे सम्मानों से सम्मानित चित्रकार और पेंटर सैयद हैदर रज़ा का आज दिल्ली में निधन हो गया. सैयद हैदर रज़ा की उम्र 94 साल थी. मकबूल फ़िदा हुसैन के साथ-साथ रज़ा साहब को भारतीय कला को देश-विदेश में चर्चित कराने का श्रेय जाता है.

Widespread human rights violation in Kashmir: Global civil society alliance

By TCN News,

Johannesburg (South Africa): CIVICUS, an international non-profit organization strongly condemned Indian government for clampdown over media and communication in Kashmir. It also denounced the excessive lethal force used on protestors by the law enforcement agencies.

CIVICUS describes itself as “a global alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society around the world” and it focuses on regions where democracy and freedom of association are at risk.

In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquitted

By Nikhil M. Babu

As violent protests continue in the Prime Minister’s home state of Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by upper-caste Hindu vigilantes, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals a conviction rate six times lower than the Indian average -- over 10 years -- for crimes against scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs).

'Gau rakshaks' have brought shame to India

By Amulya Ganguli

The decades-old reputation of the Jana Sangh and its successor, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as a Brahmin-Bania party has been reinforced by a series of recent events.

First, its ministers -- Smriti Irani and Bandaru Dattatreya -- maliciously targeted supporters of the Ambedkar Students' Association in the University of Hyderabad, leading to the suicide of a bright young student, Rohith Vemula.

Curfew, separatist shutdown enters 15th day in Kashmir

Srinagar : Life remained paralysed in the Kashmir Valley as curfew, restrictions and separatists called shutdown continued for the 15th day on Saturday.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is scheduled to begin his two-day trip to Kashmir on Saturday, marking his second visit this month to the conflict-ridden region.

He first visited on July 2 after eight CRPF troopers were killed by militants in Pampore area of Pulwama district. Singh had also performed the Amarnath Yatra.

Rajnath Singh to arrive in trouble-torn Kashmir on Saturday

Srinagar : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh would arrive here on Saturday morning on a two-day visit to take stock of the law and order situation in the Vally.

The Union Home Minister would be accompanied by the Directors General (DGs) of paramilitary, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

According to the official sources, Singh would chair a high level security meeting in summer capital Srinagar in addition to one-on-one interaction with state Governor Narinder Nath Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.

Online Urdu thesaurus, free mobile app launched

By A Mirsab,,

Kitab, a Karachi-based publishing house, has launched the world’s first online Urdu Thesaurus website and mobile application.

Launched on July 16, Urdu Thesaurus was developed over a period of five years. After the beta release of this service, publisher Kitab is now seeking sponsorship to complete and improve the project.

MANUU extends admission date for Kashmiri Students

By TCN News,

Hyderabad: Taking Kashmir’s ongoing turmoil into account that may have restricted Kashmiri students from traveling to the University, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has extended admission date for these students.

MANUU has decided to permit the Kashimiri students who are selected for various UG, PG and Research programs to take admission till July 29, 2016.

Jamia establishes first distance learning centre in Seemanchal

By TCN News,

Kishanganj (Bihar): Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has established its first distance learning centre in Seemanchal region here at ITI Ground, Tauheed Educational Trust (TET) Campus, Kishanganj Bihar.

Communal clash in Gujarat kills one

Ahmedabad : An uneasy calm prevailed on Friday in Gondal city in Gujarat after a communal clash overnight left one person dead and another injured, officials said.

Police sources said half a dozen persons came menacingly in the city's Chordi Darwaza area in a black SUV without any registration number and opened indiscriminate fire at Imran Kataria, a butcher.

He sustained bullet wounds in the throat and leg and was shifted to a government hospital in Gondal, 40 km from Rajkot. The incident took place on Thursday night.