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Archive for March, 2017

AMU Launches Aligarh Open University Programme

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aligarh: The Aligarh Open University Programme was inaugurated recently with the launch of its website www.aligarhopenuniversity.org. It is an initiative facilitated by the Federation of Aligarh Alumni Associations (FAAA) through which the alumni based in various parts of world can share their knowledge and experience with the AMU students and supplement classroom learning in collaboration […]

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Fireflies Dialogues 2017

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fireflies is a well-known retreat centre located in Bangalore. Set up several years ago by ecologist and writer Siddhartha, it is a beautiful green place, a wonderful venue for spiritual and other such meetings. Fireflies organized its annual dialogue this year, from 2nd to 5th February, bringing together people from different parts of India and […]

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Saifee Hospital Treating Heaviest Woman

Saifee Hospital Treating Heaviest Woman

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mumbai: Saifee Hospital here will treat the world’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed, who was brought here on February 13 from Egypt. Eman (37) who weighs 500 kgs and was brought to Mumbai by a special cargo plane from Alexandria , will undergo bariatric surgery at the Saifee Hospital, an institution run by Dawoodi Bohra community. […]

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Died – Banu Qudsia

Died – Banu Qudsia

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lahore: Noted Urdu novelist Banu Qudsia died here on February 4. She was 88. She was ailing for some time. Qudsia was born in Ferozepur (now in the Indian side of Punjab) in 1928 and migrated to Lahore during the Partition. She secured a degree in Urdu literature from Kinnaird College Lahore. She was conferred […]

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Dead

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Netaji’s Bodyguard Dead Col. Nizamuddin, personal bodyguard of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, died in his village Mubarakpur in Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh on February 6, 2017 at the age of 117. He is survived by his wife Ajabunnissa, who is 107 years old. Col. Nizamuddin had quit the British India Army in 1943 to […]

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People

People

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shah Waliullah Award for Iftikhar Gilani New Delh: Noted journalist, Iftikhar Gilani has bagged this year’s Shah Waliullah Muhaddis Dehlvi Award for his outstanding contribution to journalism.. Iftikhar Gilani was selected by the Delhi-based Institute of Objective Studies (IOS) for its 12th Shah Wali Ullah Award. The award carries a memento and a cash reward […]

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Half-day Closure of Govt Urdu Schools

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

By a Staff Writer Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has, through a circular, allowed Urdu-medium schools to have half a day leave on Fridays and full day weekly holiday on Sundays along all other medium Government schools. Several representations were made by Muslims recently to revert to previous schedule of half day leave for Thursday and […]

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Sabbah Haji: Setting New Education Standards

Sabbah Haji: Setting New Education Standards

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The winds of change started blowing a decade ago, when Sabbah Haji a young woman, born and brought up in Dubai, opened the family-run Haji Public School in Breswana village, some seven hours’ drive from of Jammu. At some 8000 feet above sea level, this school on picturesque hills in Chenab valley in Jammu and […]

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Techie Turns Lawyer

Techie Turns Lawyer

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Eight years after his first brush with the criminal justice system, 33-year-old Mohammad Atik is back in the system once again. This time not as a terror accused standing in the witness box seeking court’s mercy for release, but as a lawyer representing many like him awaiting justice. By Sukanya Shantha Mumbai:  After having spent […]

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Too Scared To Talk?

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Majority of Callers on Helpline for Muslim Women are Men, Says Report With several petitions having been filed against triple talaq, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) had launched a helpline for women in November last year, in what the board said was a move to empower Muslim women. This was after they […]

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