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JNU to conduct certificate courses in animal welfare

New Delhi : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here on Wednesday announced six new certificate courses in the field of animal welfare to sensitise and train people in the ethics of treating animals.

The first certificate course -- Management and Ethical Use of Laboratory Animals in Research -- will commence from November 1 and will comprise of a minimum of 85 contact hours.

The titles of the rest of the five courses will be put on the university website in November.

Triple Talaq in its current form must come to an end

By Anam Rais Khan for

“The most hated of the Halaal (lawful things) to Allah is divorce.” Recorded by Abu Dawood, Ibn Maajah and Al-Haakim from Ibn ‘Umar. Al-Albaanee graded it Dha’eef (weak) in Dha’eef ul-Jaami’, #44, Al-Irwaa’, #2040, and Al-Mishkaat, #3280.

Hindu preacher makes hate speech on Muslims, IUML MP invites him for Chai pe Charcha

By Shafeeq Hudawi,

In a reply to the hate speech by preacher Dr. N Gopalakrishnan against Malappuram district, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) Rajya Sabha MP P V Abdul Wahab has invited him to have a glass of Sulaimani (black tea).

Abdul Wahab

Abdul Wahab


Indian Muslims, the missing link to Kashmir?

By Akif Ahmad for

I grew up in a small town of north India. My first impression of Kashmir was the imagery carved by Gul Gulshan Gulfaam, a popular television show of early 90s, which was thoroughly nuanced and sensitive in its treatment of the subject, but did little to combat the stereotypes that were being concretized about the state .

Empowerment Conference by AMU Alumni Forum- UAE to revive the Aligarh Movement

Photo from Kashif-ul Huda

By TCN News

Sharjah, UAE: In an attempt to revive the spirit of Aligarh Movement of Sir Syed Ahmad, an Empowerment Conference 2016 is being organized by AMU Alumni Forum of UAE in Sharjah on Thursday Oct 20th at 8 pm.

AMU VC should be asked to go on leave, demand teachers

Aligarh : Following the President's nod to initiate an inquiry against Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah, the university's teachers' association on Tuesday urged the government to ask Shah to proceed on leave till the conclusion of the inquiry.

"We welcome the move of the government of India to institute an enquiry into the affairs of the university as a result of our long-standing demand," the Aligarh Muslim University Teachers' Association (AMUTA) Honorary Secretary S.M. Zaidi said here after AMUTA's Executive Committee meeting.

Thousands flocked to the streets across Maharashtra demanding reservation and non interference in personal laws

By A Mirsab,,

Aurangabad: Displaying unity for the restoration of five percent reservation and non interference of government in personal Laws, thousands of Muslims today protested across thirty districts of Maharashtra.

Minority communities' artisans to showcase talent at IITF

New Delhi : Artisans belonging to minority communities will showcase their wares and talent at the India International Trade Fair (IITF) this year, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhar Abbas Naqvi said here on Tuesday.

A "Hunar Haat", an exhibition of handicrafts, embroidery etc. being organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, will see participation from "every corner of the country", Naqvi said.


Educational empowerment of Indian Muslims key to national development: DIG Abdur Rahman

Community Mobile Teaching Van from Pune to cover 10 states, 50 cities to reach over 1 lakh kids in its maiden journey

By Nadeem Inamdar for,

Pune: Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Abdur Rahman on Sunday said that rapid educational empowerment of the Indian Muslims would result in greater integration of the community into the national mainstream of the society bringing in the desired goals of national development and progress.


Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive for women: CPI-M

New Delhi : Accusing the Narendra Modi government of "targeting minorities", the CPI-M on Tuesday said the Centres move to push the Uniform Civil Code is counterproductive to the rights of women.

Supporting the demand against the practice of arbitrary and instant Triple Talaq, the Communist Party of India-Marxist said all personal laws, including those for the majority community, require reforms.