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Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatists rally

Srinagar : Authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions in parts of summer capital Srinagar to prevent a separatist called rally.

"Restrictions have been imposed in areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven police stations in Srinagar city today. The police stations whose areas shall remain under restrictions include Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj, Rainawari, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Nigeen," Farooq Ahmad Lone, district magistrate Srinagar told IANS.

MANUU to offer M.Phil, Ph.D courses, programme to integrate Madrassa students at undergrad level

By TCN News

Hyderabad: Maulana Azad National Urdu University, the only university offering courses at the higher level in Urdu, is offering Ph.D. and M.Phil programmes in 17 different departments. The last date for online submission of admission forms is 31 May.

Body of maid allegedly tortured by Saudi employer brought to Hyderabad

Hyderabad : The body of a woman from Hyderabad who died in Saudi Arabia earlier this month due to alleged torture by her employer was Friday brought home.

The mortal remains of Asima Khatoon (34) were brought from Riyadh by the Etihad Airways.

Majlis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) leader Amjadullah Khan Khalid, on behalf of the family, received the body at the airport. It was later buried at a graveyard in the old city of Hyderabad.

21 year old from Bihar pens a novel about his ‘failure’ to clear engineering entrance exams

By Raqib Hameed Naik,

Aligarh: Three years ago, Fazle Karim, 21, like many bright Bihari non-medical students, had dreamt of qualifying JEE for admission in IIT. Even though he was first coached in the prestigious Rahmani 30 and then in Abhyanand Super 30, he failed to clear it. However, instead of feeling bad about his inability to clear the exams, he decided to write about his experience of ‘failure’.

Modi to visit Qatar in June

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go on an official visit to Qatar on June 4-5 at the invitation of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, it was announced on Friday.

This is the first prime ministerial visit from India to Qatar in eight years since the visit of then prime minister Manmohan Singh to Doha in 2008.

“There has been regular exchange of high-level bilateral visits in the recent past,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in his weekly media briefing here.

History made in Assam, repeated in Kerala

By Rithika Kumar & Swapnil Bhandari

Two incumbents thundered back to power, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made history in Assam and the Left Democratic Front (LDF) swept Kerala, returning to power after five years. That’s the story of the recently concluded assembly elections.

1. Three factors worked for the BJP in Assam

The results declared on May 19 were an affirmation of BJP president Amit Shah’s campaign strategy and a revival of the national party in the state assembly elections after the Bihar and Delhi debacles.

AIMIM Pune protests against the murder of Dalit, questions media’s silence over issue

By A Mirsab,

Pune: The Pune-Chinchwad Unit of All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has strongly condemned killing of a Dalit youth Vicky Dhepe 20, by the gang allegedly headed by Raju Chougule, 27, a cousin of Bhiwandi BJP MLA Mahesh Chougule.

On Thursday, MIM workers took out ‘Nished Morcha’ demanding stern action against the culprits and not to show any clemency to Raju Chougule who is the close relative of sitting BJP MLA.

Maheboob Syed: A life dedicated to caring for birds and animals

By A Mirsab,

Latur: Having a pet at home is a normal habit, but what if a person and his entire family is so affectionate towards animals that even the house is designed according to the needs of the animals, not humans? Maheboob Ishaq Syed is one such person.

29 Muslims to enter Assam State Assembly in 2016

By Afroz Alam Sahil,

The Assam 2016 elections will see 29 Muslim MLAs this year, compared to 28 in 2011, with 15 from Congress, 12 from AIUDF and two from Bhartiya Janata Party.

Assam has the second-largest Muslim population After Jammu and Kashmir. As per the 2011 census, Muslims constitute 34% of the state’s population.

Muslim League holds strong amid UDF debacle in Kerala

By Shafeeq Hudawi

Kozhikode: Despite the debacle faced by the ruling front in the Kerala assembly elections, their key allay, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), managed to do well at the Kerala elections, with 18 seats.

Although this is two less than their last election’s haul and the party suffered setbacks in a few of its strongholds the IUML did well to post some impressive wins in the Malabar region. Also, when compared to Congress, IUML’s haul was only four less.