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Mr. Hasanuddin Ahmed, former IAS officer from Hyderabad, died on August 13, Tuesday. He was 96. He was an author, historian, philanthropist and administrator. His noted works included a translation of the Bhagavad Gita. He was known for land acquisition for the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam and resettlement of oustees while being the collector of a […]

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Educationist Dr. M. A. Ataulla passed away in Bengaluru on April 27 after brief hospitalisation. He was 86. A noble soul, Ataulla sahib was a widely respected figure in Karnataka who served several institutions with distinction and a high degree of integrity. A very well-read person, he served the public sector undertaking Indian Telephone Industry […]

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Head of erstwhile Arakkal Royal Family Kannur; (Kerala): Sulthan Arakkal Adiraja Fathima Muthu Beevi, the 38th head of the erstwhile Arakkal royal family here, passed away at her residence in Chettumkunnu near Thalassery. She was 86.She had assumed the title of Arakkal Beevi, following the death of her sister Sulthan Arakkal Adiraja Zainaba Aysha Beevi […]

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Bhubaneswar: Urdu poet and critic, Suhail Akhtar based in Bhubaneswar died due to renal failure on March 12. He was 57. Originally hailing from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, he had composed several poems, and also translated poems from English and Hindi. Akhtar was an alumni of IIT-Kanpur and was a civil engineer, holding the Deputy […]

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New Delhi: Dr.Mohd. Imtiyaz Hassan, Assistant Professor from Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences has been elected as the Vice President of Indian Biophysical society (IBS), one of the leading scientific societies of the nation. IBS was founded in 1965 and celebrated its golden jubilee in 2014 at Jamia Millia Islamia. It has over […]

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Thiruvananthapuram: Nearly a year after Supreme Court ‘freed’ her from confinement in her own home and restored her marriage which was annulled by the Kerala high court in 2017, Hadiya Asokan has successfully completed her homeopathic medicine course. Hadiya was at the centre of a major controversy following her conversion to Islam and marriage to […]

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A Doyen of English Studies in India Aligarh: Prof. Masoodul Hasan, renowned professor of English at Aligarh Muslim University and author of several books, died here on March 11. He was 91. For some years, he also headed the department. He had retired from the University in 1987. He taught English at the University from […]

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Iran enjoys a brilliant performance for women’s presence in developing knowledge-based economy. According to the latest report released by World Economic Forum on gender gaps, Iranian women enjoy equal level of high education in different levels with men, the official added. The annual income of knowledge-based companies in Iran is 4 trillion rials (nearly $95 […]

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