Indian Muslim

Seminar on Sir Syed's mission and national awareness held at Aligarh

By TCN News,

Aligarh: A seminar was organized on ‘Sir Syed's mission and national awareness’ by Shams Educational and Welfare Society at Faizul Uloom Junior High School. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, one of the architects of modern India, was born on October 17, 1817 at Delhi. His birthday is celebrated as Sir Syed Day and programmes are organized for days in his memory.


Kishangah police firing: High Court orders Govt. and DGP to form a probe committee

By Staff Reporter,

Hyderabad: While disposing off a PIL, the High court of judicature at Hyderabad has directed Telangana Government to form committee within six weeks to probe Kishanbagh police firing in which three civilians were killed.


Madrasa played critical role in integration, don’t malign them, say clerics in Bengal

By Zaidul Haque,,

Burdwan/Kolkata: A mega rally was organised by Muslim clerics here in Burdwan on October 20 against maligning of religious institutions in the wake of the recent blast in the town that has brought the needles of suspicion on some madrasas. While condemning all acts of terror unequivocally, the clerics appealed to the members of the two communities to maintain communal harmony.


Love for language of an Urdu teacher in Guwahati

By Staff Reporter,

Guwahati: Ibrahim Ali is the lone warrior in his field. He fights all alone for his love and he will dedicate his life this way. His love is a language, one of the sweetest – Urdu.

He is one of the prime reasons why many students and professionals come to learn Urdu at Guwahati’s Mother Ayesha High School.

Indian man reunited with family after 40 years

Dubai : An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said.

Now in his 60s, Abdulla Punathil Usman has been working as a cook in an Arab national's house in Hor Al Anz since early 1970s, the Gulf News reported Wednesday.

Modi announces Rs.745 crore for Kashmir's damaged homes, hospitals

Srinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday announced an additional relief package of Rs.745 crore for flood-affected Jammu and Kashmir.

Talking to some media persons at the Raj Bhavan here, Modi said he had come to the state immediately after the floods occurred last month and announced a relief package of Rs.1,000 crore.

Many flood victims eager to meet Modi disappointed

Srinagar : Dozens of flood affected people who came to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his day-long Diwali visit Thursday returned disappointed as they were not allowed to enter Raj Bhavan where Modi was scheduled to meet them.

"We had heard on radio and television that the Prime Minister would meet flood victims at Raj Bhavan. Following that announcement, we walked to the meet the Prime Minister since there was no public transport in the city because of a separatist shutdown," said one of the people who walked to Raj Bhavan.

Omar stays away from Modi's Raj Bhavan engagements

Srinagar : After receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chose to stay away from Modi's engagements at the Raj Bhawan.

Abdullah, however, attended an official briefing given to Modi in the technical area of Srinagar airport.

Informed sources said the chief minister left for his official residence in the high-security Gupkar Road from the airport while Modi and Governor N.N. Vohra went to the Raj Bhawan.

Modi reaches Srinagar

Srinagar : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here Thursday afternoon to meet victims of the recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

A special plane carrying Modi landed at the technical area of Srinagar airport around 2.10 p.m.

Governor N.N. Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and senior ministers received the prime minister.

Members of flood-affected families, traders and members of the civil society will meet Modi at the Raj Bhawan.

Separatist strike hits Kashmir Valley

Srinagar : A shutdown called by separatists affected life here and in the Kashmir Valley Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir.

Public buses went off the roads in Srinagar but private vehicles as well as autorickshaws continued to ply although in fewer numbers, residents and officials said.

Security was tight in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir as Modi prepared to reach the city after a visit to Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield.