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A day ahead of ‘grand-alliance’ rally, Pasmanda Muslims’ meet turn out to be a low-key event

’If no party, including the BJP, comes to seek support, PMM may field 30-40 candidates.’

By Abhay Kumar for,

Patna: Held in the shadow of the mega rally of the ‘grand-alliance’ JDU, RJD and the Congress on August 30 in Patna, the convention (Mahapanchayat) of the Pasmanda Muslim Mahaz (PMM) turned out to be a low-key event.

Pune Muslims fume over invitation of Ajmer blast accused Indresh Kumar at Azam Campus

In his speech he urged Muslim community to follow the path of former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam instead of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon.

By Staff Reporter,

Pune: The decision of prominent Muslim educationist P A Inamdar to allow Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue and convenor of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) Indresh Kumar to attend an important Muslim women function organized here in Azam campus has irked city Muslims.

Kerala Pravasi league to distribute pension to ailing Gulf returnees

By Shafeeq Hudavi,,

Kozhikode: At a time when criticism is pouring in against the pension scheme, chalked out by the State Government, the Kerala Pravasi League is all set to show the way by launching its own non-government comprehensive pension scheme for the welfare of the toiling diaspora. As per the scheme, those returning back from the Gulf countries due to several reasons, including the new restrictive policies of the host countries, will be extended assistance to meet the medical expenses in addition to the monthly pension, if needed.

Body of Assam student leader's brother found

Guwahati : The body of the brother of a student leader was found in Assam's Goalpara district on Saturday, police said.

Tension gripped Matia in Goalpara following the recovery of the body of Mrinank Nath, brother of All Assam Students' Union (AASU) president Dipank Nath, from Nandeswar area in the district.

Sources close to the family said Mrinank, an accountant with the state irrigation department, was missing since Friday night.

"He had gone to office on Friday and did not return since then," said a relative.

Sania gets Khel Ratna, Arjuna awards for 12 others

New Delhi : Tennis star Sania Mirza received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour on Saturday, while 12 others, including ace shooter Jitu Rai and hockey goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh were conferred with the Arjuna award.

This year's ceremony had its fair share of controversy as well since a division bench of the Delhi High Court on Saturday stayed a single-judge order directing the Centre to give the prestigious Dronacharya award to former chief national wrestling coach Vinod Kumar.

Minor verbal spat leads to communal clash in UP district

Lucknow: A minor altercation between some people snowballed into a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district on Saturday, as two communities fought pitched battles, attacked police and set aflame vehicles, police said.

The violence started when two men of one community were beaten up by a bus cleaner from a different community, soon bringing the two communities face to face with each other.


Delhi Dynamos sign EPL striker Nabi on loan

New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos signed English Premier League (EPL) club West Bromwich Albion's striker Adil Nabi on loan for the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) on Saturday.

Nabi will be the first EPL player to turn out in the ISL.

Following an impressive season for West Brom's youth team, head coach Tony Pulis included him in the senior team.

Kishor Kharat appointed as CEO and MD of IDBI bank

By Yogesh Maitreya,,

Mumbai: Kishor Kharat has been appointed as the CEO and MD of IDBI Bank. The announcement was made on August 14, 2015.

Kishor Kharat, new CEO and MD of IDBI Bank.

Kharat’s father Piraji Kharat is a follower of Dr Ambedkar and his thoughts. Kharat was born on September 4, 1958 and comes from a small village called Lonand which is situated in the district of Satara, Maharashtra.

IMRC distributes food and other relief materials to over 2400 flood affected villagers in West Bengal

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: US based charity organisation Indian Muslim Relief and Charities (IMRC) distributed food and other relief materials to the people affected with the recent flood in parts of West Bengal. IMRC volunteers distributed relief materials in East Medinipur and Hooghly districts of the state.

Who will benefit from Owaisis' entry in Bihar?

By Syed Ubaidur Rahman

It was not long ago when Asaduddin Owaisi and his brother Akbarudin Owaisi romped home to heroes' welcome in Maharashtra. In the assembly elections last year in one of India's most industrialized states, the Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) party won two seats and was runner-up in four places. The rabidly communal party that was limited to Old Hyderabad had conquered a new citadel -- and smashed Congress hopes.