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Intl. Seminar on Ayatollah Gufran Maab held in Lucknow, spea...

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New Delhi: One of its first kind of one day international seminar on Ayatollah Syed Dildar Ali Gufraan Maab held in Lucknow on 9 March at Madrara tul Waezeen. The seminar was aimed to depict the life, works and contributions of Late Ayatollah Gufranmaab. The seminar was started with the recitation of Quran Qari Mohammad Ilyas followed with supplications and hymns by the students of Hoza e Dildar Ali Gufran Maab. While delivering the speech famous Indian Scholar Syed Qalbi Jawad Naqvi said...

Pakistan returned Indian pilot as a “peace gesture...

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New Delhi:A pilot shot down in a dogfight with Pakistani aircraft returned to India on Friday, after being freed in what Islamabad called a “peace gesture” following the biggest standoff between the two countries in years. Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, shot down on Wednesday over Kashmir – divided between the nuclear-armed rivals since 1947 – crossed into India at the famed Wagah crossing point, sporting a black eye from his ordeal. Thousands of Indians, waving...

Lotus blooming in Kashmir, not bothered by increasing NC-PDP...

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Srinagar: BJP’s National Vice President Avinash Rai Khanna on Sunday said that his party’s migrant councilors declared elected unopposed will work under Government security and BJP is not bothered about increasing approachment between National Conference and PDP for government formation in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to  (KNS) Khanna said “local body elections show lotus is blooming in Kashmir as most of the BJP candidates have been declared elected unopposed.” When asked that will migrant...

Supreme Court of India adjourns hearing on Article-35A of J&...

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today adjourned hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35-A, which gives special rights and privileges to people of Jammu and Kashmir, saying its three-judge bench has been hearing the case and will consider whether it has to be referred to a larger bench. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar said the matter has to be heard by a three-judge bench and Justice D Y Chandrachud, who is also a part...

Ready to talk to Hurriyat, Pakistan, says HM Rajnath Singh...

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Srinagar:Stating that the Government of India was ready to hold talks with Hurriyat, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday said that if Hurriyat leadership is ready to come to the table for talks, the government is ready for it. “If Hurriyat is ready to come to the table for talks, we are ready for it. However, as on date, there is no indication from them to this effect,” Rajnthat Singh said. He also said that New Delhi is ready to hold talks with Pakistan if it comes forward to hold...

India approves death penalty for rapists of girls under 12 a...

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New Delhi:India’s Cabinet on Saturday (April 21) approved the death penalty for rapists of girls below the age of 12, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an emergency meeting in response to widespread outrage and protests over a series of cases. The executive order amends the criminal law to also increase the punishment in other rape cases. For the rape of a girl below the age of 16, the minimum punishment will go up from 10 years to 20 years, while the penalty for the rape of women will...

India shaken after brutal rape-murder of 8 years old Asifa...

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New Delhi:Even as the brutal rape and murder of an 8-year-old in Kathua in Jammu-Kashmir has shaken the conscience of the nation, celebrities have united against the brutality and are demanding justice for the child. Celebrities like Konkona Sen Sharma, Kalki Koechlin, Vishal Dadlani, Shruti Seth, Swara Bhaskar, Gul Panag among others are sharing pictures of themselves holding a placard expressing a clear and stern message ‘Justice For Our Child,’ ‘Justice For The 8-year-old’. The message...

Nahjul-Balagha teaching`s a solution for humanitarian proble...

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New Delhi:The Ali Society of the Aligarh Muslim University organized a grand commemorative function to celebrate Ali Day on the auspicious occasion of 13th Rajab (birth anniversary of Imam Ali) at the Kennedy Hall Auditorium on.
Noted Indian scholar and Chairman Minority commission Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi, Ayatollah Mahdi Mahdavipour and Mr S.M.A Rizvi (IAS) were the Guests of Honour. The Officiating Vice Chancellor of AMU, PVC Prof Tabassum Shahab presided over the Ali Day function.
Among...

Hassan Rouhani:Muslim nations with Unity and tolerance can s...

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New Delhi:Visiting India, President Dr.Hassan Rouhani has called on all Muslims across the world to preserve their unity in the face of the Israeli regime and other enemies. Rouhani made the remarks after attending the Friday prayers at Makkah Masjid in the city of Hyderabad, the capital of the southern Indian province of Telangana. Rouhani also censured the US for recognizing Jerusalem al-Quds as the “capital” of Israel, calling on the Muslims to support the Palestinian cause. He also lashed...

Iranian President on 3 day visit to India will met with PM a...

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President Rouhani’s maiden visit to India on Thu. aims at cementing bilateral ties through signing several MoUs, deputy head of presidential public relations said Wednesday.Iranian president’s deputy chief of staff for communications and information, Parviz Esmaeili, said Rouhani’s visit is in response to the historic visit by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi to Tehran back in May 2016. Meeting with Muslim scholars in Hyderabad, the capital of southern India’s Telangana state, as...