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Sir Syed's followers in JNU pledge to carry forward his vibrant legacy

Mahmood Asim,,

New Delhi: A celebration of anniversary of great educationist and scholar Sir Syed Ahmad khan was held here at the Jawaharlal University. Many alumni of Aligarh Muslim University – most of whom are now studying at JNU - had gathered to give a tribute to Sir Syed Ahmad on his 197th birth anniversary.


Dr. Mirza Shaukat Baig passes away

By TCN News,

Hyderabad: Dr.Mirza Shaukat Baig, Associate professor in Education & Training department of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, passed away on Thursday here in Yashodha Hospital of Hyderabad. He was undergoing treatment since long for a fatal disease. He was 59 years old.

He is survived by his wife, 2 sons and 2 daughters. He was buried at Jamali Kunta Kabarstan in Hyderabad.


Love Jihad and targeting of religious minorities

By John Dayal,

The recent outpouring of support for the “development” agenda of the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, by several leaders of the Catholic and Protestant churches may possibly stave off the immediate attention of the Intelligence Bureau and the Ministry of Home affairs, but it is not likely to reduce the deep and seemingly abiding distrust the Indian political and social system has of what is popularly called the “Missionaries”. Nor will it mitigate the hate that is now erupting in India against religious minorities.

Dialogue only way to move forward, says Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary

Priorities of Pakistan’s government include the economic development and peaceful neighborhood, says Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary.

By Aslam Chandio,,

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Friday said that the dialogue is the only way to move forward.

'Resolving Kashmir issue vital for peace'

Islamabad: Pakistani Army chief General Raheel Sharif said Saturday that the resolution of the Kashmir issue was imperative for sustainable peace in the region.

Addressing a passing-out parade held at the Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul, the army chief said that the Kashmir issue should be resolved in the light of UN resolutions, Dawn online reported.

At least 20 people have lost their lives on both sides of the (Line of Control) LoC and the international boundary in recent skirmishes between the Indian and Pakistani armies.

Dalit Sahitya Samman Sammelan held at Imphal

By Dr Syed Ahmed,,

Imphal: Awards were conferred to as many as 80 persons working in different fields in recognition of their dedication to their services at the 3rd Rastriya Dalit Sahitya Samman Sammelan held here.

Blind dancers of Articulate Ability perform in Boston

From Darkness Unto Light, they lead us all ...

By Umang Kumar,

Boston: They ended their performance by dancing to a piece which took its title from a Sanskrit sloka, “Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya,” - “Lead me from Darkness unto Light,” - urging the powers Almighty to lead them towards light - and yet it seemed that it was they who were leading us in the audience to ever-increasing light and vision.

Activists spell out need for formation of ‘National Diversity Movement’

By TCN News,

New Delhi: Bahujan Diversity Mission has launched a nation-wide movement to ensure representation to Scheduled castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in private sectors.

National President of the Mission Shri H.L. Dusadh stressed upon the need of formation of a broader alliance small groups working in every state to achieve the goal. He was speaking at the 9th Diversity Day, celebrated at Indian Social Institute.

Kashmiri youth patriotic, IS flag waving by misguided elements: Javadekar

New Delhi: With sighting of some people waving the flag of the brutal jihadist Islamic State group in Srinagar Friday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that Kashmiri youth are "patriotic" but "some misguided elements hold different banners at different times".

Javadekar, addressing media persons at the Foreign Correspondents Club of South Asia here, said in answer to a query that "ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or Islamic State) represents yet another face of terrorism, and the kind of radicalization is of concern".

‘Bharat Ratna for Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’

By Jasim Mohammad,

Emergence of Sir Syed Ahamd Khan on Indian horizon was not an ordinary incident but has proved to be a mile stone in the history of the Indian sub-continent.

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan began his life and work when the Mughal empire was on decline and the sun of British empire was rising fast. At that time Indian Muslims were standing on a cross road from where they were not getting any direction or guidance. In this bleak and dark scenario, emerged Sir Syed Ahmad Khan like a shining star.