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RSSCategory: Community Round up

eKitaab – Urdu’s First E-book Reader

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) has launched the first mobile Urdu app, named eKitaab, which enables readers to download all books by the Council on a cellphone and use it without Internet. The bilingual English-Urdu app provides the text in Nastaleeq font and has compatibility with Android phone, iPhone, […]

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Foundation Laid for Azad Bhavan

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: The foundation stone for Maulana Azad Bhavan was laid here by Mr. Zameer Ahmed Khan, Minister for Minority Welfare, on September 11. The four-storey Bhavan will come up on a 10,000 sq. ft’ plot of land behind Ambedkar Bhavan on Millers Road. It will house all the offices related with the Ministry of Minority […]

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MoU Signed to Give Facelift to Ajmer Dargah

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Jaipur: The historical dargah of Sufi mystic Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer is all set to get a facelift as a memorandum of understanding has been signed by the Dargah Committee, the Ajmer Municipal Corporation and Hindustan Zinc for spending ₹5.68 crore to clean and manage the shrine. The 13th-century dargah has been included among […]

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Path-Breaking Initiatives in Nagpur

Path-Breaking Initiatives in Nagpur

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nagpur: A new wave of Muslim social entrepreneurs have embarked on path-breaking initiatives in Nagpur and neighbouring Kamptee township with a potential to redefine the community’s social, developmental and educational agenda. A number of innovative initiatives have been launched and their synergy is expected to help the community address a number of critical issues. In […]

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A.B. Ibrahim Appointed Administrator of Karnataka Wakf Board

A.B. Ibrahim Appointed Administrator of Karnataka Wakf Board

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Karnataka government has appointed senior IAS officer A B Ibrahim as the Administrator of the Karnataka State Board of Wakf with immediate effect. Mr Ibrahim is currently serving as the Managing Director of Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KU|DFC], Bengaluru. The new appointment will be for a period of six months or […]

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Reading Room for Girls

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New Delhi: A new reading room exclusively for girl students was inaugurated on August 29 in Dr. Zakir Husain Library Annex of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). The facility has been extended following request from a large number of girl students to the Dean of Student Welfare and the University Librarian of the university. This new 120-plus capacity […]

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Khaja Bandanawaz University Comes into Being

Khaja Bandanawaz University Comes into Being

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

By A Staff Writer Kalburgi (formerly Gulbarga): The Khaja Bandanawaz Group of Institutions will come under the Khaja Bandanawaz University shortly. The application for approval of the new university has been sanctioned and the notification has been published in the gazette. This was announced by Syed Shah Gesudaraz Khusro Hussaini, the Sajjadanashin of the Dargah […]

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Reading Star Programme Launched

Reading Star Programme Launched

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bengaluru: “Reading Stars”, a unique programme to promote reading habits among school children, was launched here on September 6 by a group headed by Ms. Shahnaz Sultana, a visiting faculty in an engineering college. The first school that opted for the programme is Crescent School in Basavanagudi in the southern part of the city. Under […]

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Jamia Commences B.Sc in Aeronautics

Jamia Commences B.Sc in Aeronautics

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Classes for the much-awaited B.Sc. in Aeronautics course started at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), on September 12. JMI has started this course in association with Pawan Hans Limited (PHL), the country’s national helicopter company. B.Sc. (Aeronautics) is a dual degree course in which the graduation degree will be awarded […]

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‘Millat Best Teacher Award’

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Bengaluru: The Millat Management Society of India has decided to institute the ‘Millat Best Teacher Award’, to be given to a teacher who has carried out his/her teaching duties to the best of his/her capacity and produced excellent results. The Hony. Secretary of the Society, Dr. Salam Musheer, said in a press note that the […]

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