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Archive for June, 2013

Muslim Samanvay Samiti Teachers Meet

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Dr Malika B. Mistry Solapur: Muslim Samanvay Samiti (MSS), (Muslim Coordination Committee) is a NGO working for the upliftment of Muslims all over Maharashtra. On 5th May, the Muslim Teachers Parivar Melava was organised at Solapur, Maharashtra, with the objective of mobilizing and motivating Muslim teachers to play an active role in the development […]

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Muslim Boy Tops Nagaland Board Exam

Muslim Boy Tops Nagaland Board Exam

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Imphal: A Muslim boy from Manipur has created history by topping the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) Examination 2013, conducted by Nagaland Board of School Education. Md. Helaluddin Shah, secured 96.16%, total of 577, marks out of 600. He is student of M.G.M. Higher Secondary School, Dimapur. Md. Helaluddin Shah is the son of Md. […]

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Quran Center in Zakir Nagar

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New Delhi: A “Quran Center” has been set up in Zakir Nagar locality in New Delhi. “As our students show least inclination to understand Quran and focus only on contemporary knowledge, God has guided us towards a strategy. We are starting coaching classes of contemporary subjects like Maths, Physics, Chemistry ,English, Biology and Social Studies, […]

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Muslim Reservation Conference demands OBC Status

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Aurangabad: Muslims of Maharashtra, through the Muslim Reservation Conference in Aurangabad, gave a loud and clear message to all the political parties that, “No reservation means No vote”. Organised jointly by Muslim Reservation Front, Awami Vikas Party, JDS, and MIM, the Muslim reservation conference attracted number of Muslims especially youngsters at the venue, Aam Khaas […]

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A Study of Socio-Economic Conditions of  Muslims in Maharashtra

A Study of Socio-Economic Conditions of Muslims in Maharashtra

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The Maharashtra Minorities Commission sponsored a study of the socio-economic condition of the Muslims in the State in 2012. The Department of Economics of the SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai took up the study and submitted their Report to the Commission in March 2013. It is a study, not a survey as much of the data […]

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11 Muslim MLAs in New Assembly

11 Muslim MLAs in New Assembly

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New House is dominated by Vokkaligas and Lingayaths By A Staff Writer Bangalore: The 16th Legislative Assembly in Karnataka has eleven Muslim members, two more than the last Assembly. Nine of them have been elected on Congress ticket while two from the Janata Dal Secular got elected by trouncing their Congress rivals. The new Muslim […]

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Samina Baig

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Samina Baig, 21, became the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain along with her brother Mirza Ali and other women Mountain climbers on May 20, 2013. Samina and Mirza hail from Shimshal village in Hunza Valley in Pakistan. Mirza Ali is the third Pakistani male to conquer the Mount Everest. […]

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Dr. Suraiya Tarannum

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Dr. Suraiya Tarannum, Professor and Head, Dept. of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, was conferred the “Shiksha Rattan Puraskar” on April 15, 2013. The award presentation ceremony was organized by the India International Friendship Society, in New Delhi at the India International Centre. Dr Suraiya is the daughter of Dr. Shukur Ahmed, Professor (Retired), of Al-Ameen […]

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Nayeemul Hassan

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Nayeemul Hassan, a Pakistani origin British citizen was elected Lord Mayor of Manchester on May 15. A Labour party councillor Nayeem had earlier been Deputy Mayor. Manchester City Council has 100 members. Of these 16 belong to Muslim community. Even earlier, another Muslim Muhammad Afzal Khan had been elected Lord Mayor of Manchester.

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Hafiz Amjad, Manippady resign

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Karnataka State Urdu Academy chairman Hafiz Amjad Karnataki and Karnataka State Minorities Commission Chairman resigned from their respective posts on November 19. The resignation followed defeat of the Bhartiya Janata Party in the Assembly election held on May 5 and swearing in of the Congress government in the State on May 15. Hafiz Amjad, an […]

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