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Muslim candidate tops WB civil service examination for 2013

14 Muslims among total 113 qualified

By Zaidul Haque,,

Kolkata: Muhammad Nazir Hossain has topped the West Bengal Civil Services (Executive) Examination 2013 Group ‘A’ and possibly become the first Muslim to achieve this distinction.

The result of the examination was declared on May 11 but put up on the website with details only on May 15.


All India Sunni Jamiyyathul Ulama opposes Centre's move to categorise OBCs in three groups

By Staff Reporter,

Kozhikode: The All India Sunni Jamiyyathul Ulama has come down heavily against the move to categorise the Other Backward Communities (OBC) into three groups.

Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliyar, the organisation’s general secretary in a statement here on Tuesday alleged that the move was initiated in a bid to take away the present reservation of 27 %, ensured for OBCs as per the recommendations of the Mandal Commission.


AIMIM appoints retired judge as co-opt member in Maharashtra

By Staff reporter,

Aurangabad (Maharashtra): In an attempt to boost its panorama in Maharashtra, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has nominated retired judge Taher Shaikh as co-opted member of the party.

Shaikh, 70, who is presently the vice-president of the Society for the Retired Judges in Aurangabad, was selected by party office bearers on Monday. Shaikh had commissioned the state government’s 2007 enquiry related to waqf properties in the state.

Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief hits out at Salman

Srinagar : Asiya Andrabi, chief of women's separatist group 'Dukhtaran-e-Milat' (Daughters of Faith), Tuesday came down heavily on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for advocating re-opening of cinema theatres in the Kashmir Valley.

"Salman Khan is acting like an Indian agent to help cultural aggression of Kashmir by India," Asiya told reporters here.

Bihar's Muslims donate land for world's largest Hindu temple

By Imran Khan,

Patna : Muslims in Bihar, in a stellar demonstration of communal harmony, have donated land to help build the world's largest Hindu temple which will have the capacity to seat a staggering 20,000 people.

"Muslims have not only donated land, they have also provided land at a nominal rate for construction of the world's largest Hindu temple. Without help of Muslims, it would have been difficult realise this dream project," Acharya Kishore Kunal, secretary of the Patna-based cash-rich Mahavir Mandir Trust that is undertaking the ambitious project, told IANS.


The Kerala UDF is 'united' again

Thiruvananthapuram : If there appeared to be "dark clouds" on the horizon on the eve of the four-year-old Oommen Chandy government in Kerasla, better sense appeared to have prevailed as all differences of opinion within the Congress party and amongst allies have been settled.

The Congress-led ruling United Democratic Front, on Tuesday morning hit the road 'united' to take its achievements to the people with four rallies which will wind through the streets of the state.

Centenarian Paktuna waits still to meet family across border

By Sheikh Qayoom,

Gotlibagh (Jammu and Kashmir) : Pakhtuna says she is over 100-years old. The tales she narrates confirm both her longevity and also the miseries of those bygone years.

Her father, Pakhtoon Khan belonged to North Waziristan (Pakistan). He was arrested by Maharaja Hari Singh's government in late 1920s and was undergoing incarceration when a son was born to the Dogra Maharaja.

"When Karan Singh was born (March 9, 1931), the Maharaja celebrated the arrival of an heir by distributing sweets and releasing prisoners.

जिस कदर रामपुर रज़ा लाइब्रेरी ने बढ़ाया मान

By TCN News,

रामपुर: यह जानना आश्चर्य का ही विषय है कि रामपुर रज़ा लाइब्रेरी के ख़जाने में दुर्लभ पाण्डुलिपि ‘जामिउत तवारिख’ संरक्षित है. रामपुर रज़ा लाइब्रेरी और रामपुर के निवासियों के लिए यह अत्यन्त हर्ष का विषय है कि रज़ा लाइब्रेरी की इस अत्यन्त दुर्लभ पाण्डुलिपि की प्रतिलिपि हमारे देश के माननीय प्रधानमंत्री श्री नरेन्द्र मोदी द्वारा मंगोल यात्रा के दौरान 17 मई 2015 को मंगोलिया के महामहिम राष्ट्रपति श्री साखिगिन इलबेडोर्ज को भेंट की गई.

फारवर्ड प्रेस के कार्यक्रम में इतिहास व साहित्य के पुर्नलेखन का आह्वान

By TCN News,

पटना: ‘आज भारत के तमाम संस्थानों में वैदिक संस्कृति के नाम पर डुप्लीकेट भारतीय इतिहास पढ़ाया जा रहा है. वैदिक सभ्यता नहीं संस्कृति रही है जिसका कोई ठोस तथ्य व आधार नहीं है’, ये बातें प्रसिद्ध आलोचक व ओबीसी सिद्धांतकार राजेंद्र प्रसाद सिंह ने स्थानीय गांधी संग्रहालय में बागडोर द्वारा आयोजित संगोष्ठी के अपने अध्यक्षीय उद्बोधन में कहीं. मुख्य अतिथि बिहार सरकार के वित्त वाणिज्यकर एवं ऊर्जामंत्री बिजेंद्र प्रसाद यादव ने कहा, ‘राजनीति सत्ता परिवर्तन के लिए होती है. समाज परिवर्तन के लिए आंदोलन की आवश्यकता पहले भी थी और आज भी है. भारत की संस्कृति संत, सामंत और ढोंगियों की संस्कृति रही है.’

18 AMU students get job offers at leading MNC bank through campus placement

By TCN News,

Aligarh: As many as 18 students from the department of Business Administration of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been selected as deputy branch managers at a leading MNC bank through campus selection drive.