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By A Staff Writer Hubli: Jabbarkhan Honnali’s group emerged victorious in the fiercely contested Anjuman Islam election here on July 10. The group’s 52 candidates were elected to executive committee of the organization that runs 23 educational institutions including Nehru Degree College, three high schools, a polytechnic, an ITI and several other social, educational and […]

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Mysore: Mustafa Unani Pharmacy here was given the Hakeem Ajmal Khan International Award at Dubai last month. The Pharmacy was established by Hakeem Syed Ahmed in 1865 and has seen seven generations of Hakeems successively heading it. Hakeem Syed Ahmed had named it after his son Mustafa who also established the Unani and Ayurveda Medical […]

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Bazm- e-Niswan. The leading Muslim Women’s NGO in Karnataka distributed scholarships worth Rs. 80 lakh among 2,800 girls on July 18 at Samad House functional hall. This was 38th annual scholarship programme of the Bazm which selects girls from underprivileged sections of the society. The courses range from PUC to post graduate degrees and professional courses such as BE, BUMS, MBBS, B. Pharma, Nursing and diplomas. Team Anna member Mr. Justice Santhosh […]

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Foundation stone was laid here for the construction of a new block in the Yelgundapalyam Urdu and English Medium Govt High School in Austin area of the city. The School had been adopted by Silverline Foundation seven years ago. According to Foundation chairman Farook Mahmood, the new block on 6,000 sq. ft area would add six classrooms at an estimated cost of Rs. 60 lakh. Besides Foundation, […]

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Noted economist Abusaleh Shariff, former member-secretary of the Rajinder Sachar Committee has taken over as executive director of the US-India Policy Institute (USIPI) in Washington DC. The Institute would articulate policy vision for economic development, diversity, equal opportunity and inclusiveness. It would provide forum for debate and discourse on strengthening democracy, secular institutions and minority rights in India and the US. Originally hailing from Bangalore, Shariff has wide experience in Founded by […]

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Mehfil e Nisaa, a new organization of women was inaugurated here on July 7 at a function held at Urdu Hall in the Hameedshah Wakf Complex. While inaugurating the Mehfil, Ms. Maryam Mahmood Ayaz said the organisation would take up literary, social, cultural and educational activities. It would have members from both housewives as well asprofessional women. Urdu writer Farida Rahmatulah read out a paper on female […]

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Unique Initiative by Salaam Centre Salaam Centre here has launched a unique programme to remove ignorance and misgivings about Islam by placing brochures and booklets on Islam in attractive holders and frames in auto rickshaws in the city. The Centre has selected 50 such vehicles, the most favourite means of transport within the city, to fix such holders. One among these auto drivers is Nisar Ahmed, who carries […]

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Azad Foundation New Delhi: Maulana Azad Foundation under the aegis of the Central Government has invited applications from girl students among  Muslims and other recognized minority communities for courses beginning after 10th standard (or SSLC) for the new academic year.  All those who have passed the 10th std from state examination boards, ICSE or CBSE or any other recognized boards can apply online  from July 1. The applications can […]

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