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Indian response to Uri attack: 7 terror launch pads targeted in surgical strike
Seven terror launch pads were targeted across the LoC by special forces of the Indian Army during the 'surgical strike' overnight in which heliborne and ground forces were used ... More

Cross-border fire and an existential phenomenon, says Pakistan of Indian surgical strike
Panic, disbelief in Kashmir as India launches surgical strikes across Line of Control


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Stock markets nosedive after India's cross-LoC surgical strikes

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Aimed at Muslim outreach, 'Progress Panchayats' begin from Haryana

No territorial violation because PoK is India's, says Union Minister

US Congress overrides 9/11 Bill veto, Obama warns of 'devastating' consequences

Reports of back-door diplomacy between Pakistan, India: Sherry Rehman

Children of Aleppo are trapped in a 'living nightmare': UNICEF

Dealing with Pakistan, Climbing Down can only Work

Medical admission in Maharashtra deemed universities through state counselling: SC

Maratha Morcha in Dhule reiterates punishment for rapists, quota for the community

About 5.36 lakh students to get free laptops under Tamil Nadu govt scheme

With total wealth of $820 bn Mumbai wealthiest city in India; Delhi, Bengaluru next

Maharashtra parties indulge in slugfest over cartoon mocking Marathas, their stir

India moves up by 16 places to stand at 39th among most competitive economies

Vidarbha Rajya Aghadi activists burn copies of 'Nagpur Pact'

Congress calls Tripura CM Sarkar Chinese agent, demands his immediate arrest

Are Google Glass, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 tech failures of recent times?

Over 740 NGOs under scanner for FCRA violations

Saamana cartoon on Maratha reservation issue invites violent response

Honey mixed with water may prove useful in fighting urine infections: Research

On 18th anniversary day, Google expands free Wi-Fi across India

Two priests hacked to death inside Siddhnath Mahadev Temple, Gujarat

Intex launches affordable VR enabled smartphone 'Cloud Q11' at Rs 4,699

Indian-origin lawyer sporting Nazi symbols shoots 9 in US, killed by police

Iran’s Ali Khamenei stops Ahmadinejad from running again for president

2016 US Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash in feisty debate

First mosque in Manitoba, Canada celebrates 40th anniversary, Honors its founders

Khizr Khan leads '31st Annual United American Muslim Day' parade in Manhattan

Two Class 12 students stab teacher in front of classmates in West Delhi

China slowdown biggest threat to global economy: Former IMF Chief Economist

Malegaon 2008 Blast: Prime accused Col. Prasad Purohit's bail plea rejected

Dhul Hijjah 9 to be celebrated as 'World Muslim Women's Day'

Shiv Sena takes a dig at Modi, says Pakistan PM now showing "56-inch chest"

Upper Castes, Dalits and OBCs are Vote Banks, not Muslims, Mr. Modi !

Indian merchant too high-toned for trade in Dubai

Facebook apologises for disabling accounts of Palestinian journalists, activists

Over 12 lakh railway employees likely to get 78-day wages as bonus before Dussehra

More than 50% Americans think Presidents should release health records

Fish oil boosts brain functioning, improves mood

Former Maharashtra law officer's Vidarbha Rajya Aghadi to contest Nagpur civic polls

Highly qualified specially-abled girl in Bhopal seeks euthanasia after failing to get a job

Pregnant Dalit woman beaten up for refusing to clear animal carcasses in Gujarat

Indian Muslim army officer elevated, Entire village join family members in celebrations

Gujarat government withdraws decision to roll back 10% EBC quota

First BRICS Young Scientists Conclave in Bengaluru to begin September 26

US rating agencies politically biased, make intentional mistakes: Erdogan

China assures 'unequivocal support' to Pakistan against 'foreign aggression'

'Love hormone' has potential to make men more spiritual: Duke varsity researchers

'58 medical colleges to be upgraded, seats to go up by 10,000 in 2017'

Muslim teacher quits job in Sweden after being told to shake hands with male staff

Hindu Munnani bandh turns violent, Police vehicle torched

Pigeon with words written in Urdu found in Punjab: Police

All set for Maratha community silent protest march in Nashik Saturday

Pakistan has selected Indian targets for quid pro quo in case of misadventure: Report

Panic as Samsung Note 2 emits smoke on board IndiGo plane

Haifa researchers develop device from spinach to produce electricity

C-section delivery may produce blood clot in vein

Punjab RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja shot at thrice, dies

Britain should apologize for 1917 Balfour Declaration: Palestinian President at UN

Suu Kyi makes first UN address as Myanmar's leader; Skips Rohingya Muslims

Dalit agitation forces Gujarat to set up atrocity courts

India to revisit Indus Waters Treaty with Pakistan?

Mumbai will be soon a 'Wi-Fi city' - with the help of Google

RPI workers stage protest march against rape of minor girl in Nashik

Mortal remains of Georgian Queen found in Goa, says ASI expert

Power of Vitamin C to maintain perfect health

Petition in Madras HC against Makkah Masjid Shariat Council

Muslim US Army Veteran finds ‘terrorist’ written on his locker

'Muslims Get Out' sign owner Dan Ruedinger invited to Minnesota mosque

20 airports ready for regional flights, says AAI chief

Nashik martyr Sandeep Somnath Thok cremated with full military honours

Saudi Arabia, UAE condemn Uri terrorist attack

State-of-the-art supercomputer 'Param-Ishan' unveiled at IIT Guwahati

7-year-old British Pakistani boy becomes world's youngest computer programmer

France calls for 'decisive action' against terrorist groups targetting India

News at a Glance

UP youth send blood-soaked letters to PM Modi, urge him to take action against Pakistan

As the whole nation is infuriated over the recent Uri terror attack in which 18 soldiers lost their lives in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of young people from Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district adopted a queer way  ... More
Uri Attack: Modi under pressure to live up to his 2014 poll campaign rhetoric

Those behind Uri terror attack won't go unpunished: Prime Minister Modi
People will lose faith in Modi govt if firm action is not taken against Pakistan: Sena

Blood and water cannot flow together: PM Modi tells on Indus Water Treaty

Blood and water cannot flow together, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reported as saying while chaired    ... More

Act to designate Pakistan 'State Sponsor of terrorism' introduced in US Congress
Experts warn against using Indus Waters Treaty as a strategic tool
Shiv Sena takes a dig at Modi, says Pakistan PM now showing "56-inch chest"

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Against this backdrop, it also becomes clear that the demand by the women activists and the members of the Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) has concrete ... More

Talaq, Talaq, Talaq is a crime but it kills
Triple Talaq: Women activists train guns at Muslim panel for counter affidavit in SC

2016 US Election: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash in feisty debate

In a sign investors saw Clinton as the winner, Asian shares recouped early losses on Tuesday and the dollar edged away from a one-month trough against the yen. Markets have tended to see Clinton as the candidate  ... More

US Presidential Debate 2016 on Monday to exceed 100 million viewers: Experts

Trump meets Egyptian President el-Sisi, expresses regard for "peace-loving" Muslims
Trump meets Netanyahu, pro

News Pick

Instead of threatening artistes, Thackeray should send MNS suicide bombers to Pakistan: Abu Asim Azmi

Taking strong umbrage at the threats, Maharashtra SP President Abu Asim Azmi said instead of threatening Pakistani artistes staying or working here legally, the MNS President Raj Thackeray must show guts and send his suicide bombers to Pakistan.  ... More
MNS asks Pakistani artistes, sportspersons to leave, police assures protection

Obama vetoes bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

In a significant move, US President Barack Obama Friday vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of the victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks to sue the . ... More
US 9/11 bill contravenes principles of inter state relations, sovereign immunity: GCC

UN Chief blasts Israel, says its denial of Palestinian rights ‘madness’

This is madness. Replacing a two-state solution with a one-state construct would spell doom: denying Palestinians their freedom and rightful future, and pushing Israel further from its vision of a Jewish democracy    ... More
Qatari emir slams international silence on Israeli aggression against Palestine

Saamana cartoon on Maratha reservation issue invites violent response

Unidentified persons allegedly belonging to the Sambhaji Brigade pelted stones at the Saamana printing press in Navi Mumbai while some other persons threw ink outside the Thane office of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece on   ... More

Hundreds of thousands attend Maratha Kranti Morcha in Nashik, Demand action against Kopardi culprits
Maratha morcha takes out silent protest march in Jalna

Marathas march near Mumbai, Thackeray demands assembly special session

Mohammad Ayyub Mev, attacked by cow vigilantes on Eid day, dies in Ahmedabad

The Gujarat government has constituted a special investigation team (SIT) led by a Superintendent of Police (Special Operations Group) and two police inspectors and sub-inspectors each to probe the incident. A police officer on duty was placed on suspension.  ... More

SC questions appointment of former army officer as AMU Vice Chancellor

The Supreme Court today raised questions on the appointment of a person of non-teaching background as the Vice Chancellor of prestigious Aligarh Muslim University.  ... More

Revealed... What caused battery overheating in Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Two Pakistani sisters fly Boeing-777 same time, make history

Nationwide trade union strike evokes mixed response

Tanzania hit by major earthquake, at least 13 dead

G20 Hangzhou summit ends with consensus on world economic growth

Eid al Adha 2016 moon announcement in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh shortly

Saudi Arabia, UAE and other Gulf states to celebrate Eid al Adha on September 12, 2016

Release medical records to prove you are fit enough to serve as President: Trump to Clinton

Brinda Karat denounces 'barbarous atrocities' on Kashmiris by security forces

Which are the best 4G plans for mobile users and why

Oil prices rebound ahead of OPEC energy ministers meeting

Rahul Gandhi calls on Muslim Personal Law Board chief at Nadwatul Ulema, Lucknow

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi along with senior party leaders on Friday visited Nadwat-ul- Ulema and held a meeting with rector of the world renowned Muslim seminary and President of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Syed Rabey Hasan Nadvi.  ... More

Icons of communal harmony: Hindu, Muslim donate kidneys to each other's wives

This case of kidney transplant is historic in another sense as both donors were male, and 90 percent of such cases, the donors are females. Vinod, Anita, Anwar and Tasleem are true icons of communal harmony.. ... More
Muslim youths from Mumbra carry out last rites of Hindu man

India to take 126 yrs to reach global education level: Assocham

Smartphones more effective in teaching sexual health to teen girls

'Impartial' Rakhine Commission will not police human rights: Kofi Annan

China surpasses India in craze for work

RSS affiliate ABVP sweeps DUSU polls, Congress backed NSUI wins just 1 post

This is the last chance for Republicans to win US President election: Trump

Denying sex to spouse a long time mental cruelty, ground for divorce: Delhi HC

Assam CM Sonowal calls for honesty, efficiency from Civil Service Officers

Left backed AISA-SFI alliance wins all posts in JNUSU polls; ABVP, NSUI trail

Over 17,000 voters chose NOTA in DU students union polls

Oxford hosts 11th Forum of British Muslim Youth Leadership

Greta Friedman, the nurse kissed by a sailor in iconic World War II photo, dies

Washington State University students to build Trump-inspired anti-immigrants wall

Amnesty International blames India for arbitrary, excessive use of force in Kashmir

Jadavpur University scientists recycle fish bio-waste into green energy

US 9/11 bill contravenes principles of inter state relations, sovereign immunity: GCC

Fire at US mosque on Eid al-Adha day, police suspect arson

Muslims in Arab states, United States and United Kingdom celebrate Eid al-Adha

17-year-old 'unschooled' Malvika Joshi makes it to MIT for her programming talent

Nationalism BJP's identity, says Modi; Cong accuses BJP of making no sacrifices

Omran, 1 child among millions traumatized by Syria war

Urjit Patel named Raghuram Rajan's successor at Reserve Bank

Blast near wedding hall in Sahinbey, Turkey; 22 killed, over 94 injured

Muslim women beaten on beef rumour; Uproar in RS, BJP MLA calls it 'tit for tat'

Jamia Millia Islamia: Authorities seek action against police entering campus

Muslim dental assistant fired for wearing hijab in Virginia, US

Rights body slams Hungary for “cruel and violent treatment” of migrants from Serbia

June ends with overall rainfall deficiency of 11 per cent

Emirates Islamic Bank posts Dh137 million net profit in first half of 2016

Muslims under Narendra Modi: The dark side to India's Prime Minster

Anti-Trump revolt rocks Republican convention in Cleveland

NITI Aayog, Intel India launch first 10 Atal Tinker Labs for young minds

NEET bill with private colleges under its ambit passed by LS; AIDMK walks out

Meet 106-year-old Naseem Changezi who cautioned Bhagat Singh against British!

Two sides of Ramadan - One in Dubai and Indonesia, another in war hit Syria and Iraq

Mirza Ghalib's poetry a source of inspiration, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Meet 106-year-old Naseem Changezi who cautioned Bhagat Singh against British!

Indonesian industry body Kadin joins Malaysian halal e-commerce business

John Kerry derides at our water-logging dilemma

Students wear saffron shawl to protest against lecturer, Muslim girls in hijab

Karachi-bound Awam Express collided with freight train near Multan; Six dead

Over 34,600 rape cases in India last year; Delhi, MP among toppers

Emirati inventor wins three gold medals at iCAN 2016 Canada

Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter Raghad to stand for Iraqi Parliament

Absolutely unblemished and world class: Zafar Sareshwala on Saudi handling of Haj

Stating that outsiders will never be able to appreciate or understand what Saudi Arabia has done, and is doing, to ensure the smooth flow of what is an unbelievably massive congregation, Zafar Sareshwala, the head of India’s goodwill delegation, described  ... More
Iranians flock to Karbala as Muslims move to Arafat to perform Hajj

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais leads the prayers on Arafat Day, calls for Muslim unity

New Kiswa, embroidered with 120kg of gold, 25kg of silver threads, put on Holy Kaaba

Hajj 2016: Pilgrims perform stoning of devil ritual, King Salman in Mina to oversee security
Around two million Muslims from around the world move to Arafat for key Hajj ritual

With prayers on their lips, pilgrims stream into Mina as first leg of Haj journey begins

Animal Sacrifice or Direct Cash To Poor People - The Upshot

Muslims are not alone who consume meat as a powerful lobby is trying to project. A huge majority in the world considers non-vegetarian food as their first choice. Likewise, animal sacrifice is not the monopoly of Islam and Muslims alone. Religious scriptures are testimony to the fact that, like meat consumption, animal   ... More
Muslims earn peanut; Govt, Hindus benefit most from animal slaughter in India

Simon Collis, a convert to Islam, first British envoy to perform Hajj

Simon Collis, the United Kingdom’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia, has performed Hajj after recently converting to Islam while still on duty. The diplomat was pictured with his wife in the traditional white garments of the annual pilgrimage, which is   ... More

Jailed Hindu embraces Islam in prison, performs Haj

Dalit woman removed as Sarpanch in Madhya Pradesh; A Conspiracy, she says

Gülenist terror-cult inspired by medieval Hashashin? People in Turkey believe so

Modi insulted cow protectors by dubbing them as 'anti-social': VHP

These ventilation fans take care of sunstrokes, heat exhaustion during Haj

American Muslim flight attendant sues ExpressJet for insisting to serve alcohol

US Muslim athlete wins bronze in women's sabre in Rio Games

FIR against Amnesty International India for "independence" slogans by Kashmiris

Narendra Modi wants 'captive, not independent judiciary': Congress

PM Modi's I-Day Speech: Silence on judicial appointments upsets CJI Thakur

BJP keen to appoint lawyers linked with RSS as HC judges: Kejriwal

Uttar Pradesh Police recruiting Class 10 pass girls as 'power angels'

UP Polls: SP, BJP in a neck-and-neck contest; BSP a close third: C Voter survey

Love amid tension: Kashmir policeman marries girl from Pakistan

Iran backed channel faked news to sabotage India-Saudi Arabia ties; routed

Mahatma Gandhi Murder: Battle lines drawn between Rahul, RSS

Pakistan's Punjab assembly to invite Arundhati Roy to talk on Kashmir

Mosque to be rebuilt on land donated to Ayodhya temple by Nawab Shujauddaulah

What, Paris is taught in lieu of Parsi!

Finally, India decides to join flourishing 'Islamic Banking Club'

India, Vietnam elevate relationship to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Focus on Alternative Energy: India to be zero petroleum import country soon: Gadkari

Barelvi clerics mull peace march of Sufi scholars in Kashmir led by Rajnath Singh

Punjab polls in mind? 28 anti-Sikh riot cases reopened; to be probed by SIT

Govt announces new scholarships for IIT students to promote innovation

Man kills self over 'social boycott' by caste panchayat in Maharashtra

RSS using Kerala temples for illegal activities: Kadakampally Surendran

Woman rapes minor boy, makes video in Uttar Pradesh; booked

AMU’s Formula Race Car ranks 31st best in the world at London event

Muslims are part of India, shouldn't feel unwanted or unsafe: Union Minister Goyal

Views & Analysis

Talaq, Talaq, Talaq is a crime but it kills

Triple talaq is not at all a big issue for Muslim Indians – it is made so. The ratio of divorce by all calculation is less among Muslims than Hindus and Christians in India as well as other ... More
Polygamy a blessing, not curse for women: All India Muslim Personal Law Board to SC
Triple Talaq: Women activists train guns at Muslim panel for counter affidavit in SC

As Kashmir burns, Nero’s of Delhi durbar are playing ‘Vade Matram

The states like Uttar Pardesh (Northern Province) and Madhya Pradesh (Central Province) are colonial legacies. If we apply the benchmark of regional, linguistic and cultural entities these states do not have any rational basis ... More

Burkini ban: Latest tool to fight ISIS terrorists?

Women should be allowed to wear WHATEVER THEY WANT on the beach. Whether that be a bikini, a swimming costume, a skirt, leggings, a dress, pyjamas, trousers, a jacket, a coat, a jumper, a hoody, a Burkini! It's their body so should be their choice whether to strip off or cover up. The West is fast becoming very   ... More

PDP-BJP alliance on the rocks, Kashmir may be heading for Governor's Rule

And just as in a classic break-up situation, both the BJP and the PDP seem to be waiting for the right moment that will ensure they get the maximum mileage and sympathy while exiting the relationship. And the other   ... More

Saffron Heads with Neutral Masks: ‘Manufacture consent’ through social media

Will Patidars finally say good bye to BJP in Gujarat?

Rajiv Gandhi-the 21st century Prime Minister of the 20th century

Creation of Pakistan and its conflict with India are unending gift to Muslim-hating Hindus

Meet Fethullah Gülen - The man believed to be behind coup attempt in Turkey

Killing Muslims OK... Hope this is not what PM Modi wants to tell Gau Rakshaks

Introspecting 70 years of Indian Independence

New Education Policy 2016: Same Pizza With A Few Saffron Toppings?

Tremors from failed coup in Turkey rattle US and EU

Uniform Civil Code: Why and How?

Muslims under Narendra Modi: The dark side to India's Prime Minster

MSME under Modi rule redefined - Micro, Small and Medium level violence

Legal Battle of Babri Masjid and Hashim Ansari

Muslims are victims, not perpetrators of hatred and violence

Who are we to decide who is a Muslim and who is a Kafir?

Does India need a Hindu Rashtra where Dalits, minorities are killed or distressed?

'Urgent need for India to reclaim 'national interest' from its national media'

Dr. Zakir Naik: From a liberal Muslim to Islamist

Tablighi Jamat, The Powerful Muslim Movement of 20th Century, at Crossroad

Surely its different now but Muslims have never accepted homosexuality

Assam Election Results: Challenges to Pluralist Ethos

Brexit: Implications for India and World

Kairana Hindu Exodus: Electoral short sightedness

Will Berni Sanders hinder party unity and trip Hillary Clinton?

Pope declares Mother Teresa a Saint of the Catholic Church

Some 120,000 people attended the Mass, according to the Vatican Press Office. This included Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Chief Ministers Mamata Banerjee of West Bengal and Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi. Kejriwal had briefly worked with  ... More

Islam does not talk of equality, it talks of justice: Muslim Personal Law Board

In his presidential address, Syed Mohammad Wali Rehmani, General Secretary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), upheld that the western idea of liberalization was causing greater harm to Islamic and eastern sensibilities and the social and  ... More

ISIS un-Islamic; in the garb of Muslims, they are defaming Islam: Owaisi, Clerics

It noted that through its sustained but distorted propaganda on the social media, the IS has been making attempts to spread its nefarious designs and tentacles to various Muslim and non-Muslim countries, by seeking to recruit youth and enlist the support of fringe  ... More

English, Maths to be optional; Engineers to work as teachers soon in Maharashtra

To address what he says the deteriorating education quality and making early choices for the students, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Wednesday said the state government is considering making English and 
 ... More

1927 newspaper exposing Iranian design to undermine Haj resurfaces, viral on Internet

Netizens and internet users have uploaded on Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites a newspaper page that goes back to 1927, saying that Iran had been trying to undermine Saudi Arabia in connection with the Haj.  ... More

LeEco partners with Reliance Jio for its 'Jio Welcome Offer'

LeEco's Le 2 and Le Max 2 users can enjoy VoLTE calls and experience high-definition voice-calling over LTE network and instant call connect. The users of first generation smartphones LeEco's Le 1s, Le 1s Eco and Le Max can download the Jio app to experience voice calls.
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Barelvi clerics mull peace march of Sufi scholars in Kashmir led by Rajnath Singh

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind to set up multi-religious front to counter communal polarization

Moroccan radiologist Latifa Gharbaoui listed among world's leading physicians

Mosques across Morocco to be fitted with solar energy system

Cambridge slips out of top 3; Seven IITs listed among world's 400 best

Jamia Millia students' forum elects 09-member team for new academic session

Girl as Chief Election Commissioner; AISA, SFI alliance for first time in JNUSU polls

Smriti Irani has taken charge as Textile Minister when the industry is in its worst phase

According to the Textile Ministry data, India has a total of 22.5 lakh power looms. Of them, more than 50% are in Maharashtra - with Bhiwandi and Malegaon, two Muslim dominated pockets, having the
... More
Irani shifted from Education to Textiles, Jaitley sheds I&B; Akbar MoS External Affairs
'Unhappy' at move to Textiles, Smriti Irani fails to hand charge to Javadekar
Smriti Irani takes charge of Textiles; says new role shows PM's faith
AEPC optimistic industry will benefit from Irani's enthusiastic, dedicated approach

Muslims work participation rate lowest, though literacy rate improves over a decade

The work participation rate of Indian Muslims is lowest though the community showed impressive improvement in literacy ... More

This is how reservation is helping disadvantaged-caste students get higher education

Muslims at bottom of higher education ladder; 'Supply side interventions' to fill gap

Saathi Nehal Ahmed: Socialist leader who refused to become CM despite numbers

Veteran socialist leader, former minister and one of the founders of Janata Dal (Secular) Nehal Ahmed who represented Malegaon assembly constituency for more than 30 years died today morning at about ... More
Thousands mourn as Nehal Ahmed laid to rest with full state honours
Nehal Ahmed to be laid to rest with full state honours
Veteran socialist leader Nehal Ahmed dies at 90

Sufi Conference or Plot to Create Rift among Muslims?

If the touch of Sufism is taken away from Persian and Urdu poetry then both will become an exercise devoid of any charm and very dry and tasteless. It were the high values of Sufism that rendered immortality
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Sufism is voice of peace, co-existence, compassion and equality: Modi

Modi govt's stand on minority status is "political": AMU to SC

Misuse of sedition law: NGO files petition in Supreme Court

Sri Sri's programme damaged Yamuna floodplains, Green Tribunal told

Imam, assistant shot dead after afternoon prayer at New York City mosque

Asaduddin Owaisi says SP, BSP and Cong responsible for BJP coming to power

Fed up with wife, man robs bank to ‘stay in jail’

Independent, impartial probe into Kashmir violence crucial, says UN rights chief

1927 newspaper exposing Iranian design to undermine Haj resurfaces, viral on Internet

English, Maths to be optional; Engineers to work as teachers soon in Maharashtra

Authorities confirm debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane

Libyan intervention was based on wrong assumptions: UK's top committee

Female sex hormone may help fight flu damage

Self-driving cars: 40% Indians will be too scared to be productive, says study

Subramanian Swamy believes he will be a better FM than Jaitley

Clash over eve-teasing takes communal turn in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh; Four shot dead

Education & Career

SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2016 results to be declared on or before September 30

The results of State Bank of India (SBI) Clerk Mains Examination held in May/June will be declared in the next few days - most probably before September 30, 2016 on the SBI official website, multiple media reports said citing bank sources working at the SBI Central Recruitment .... More

Meet Ansar Shaikh - Jalna auto-driver's son who cracked UPSC Civil Services Exams

Ansar Shaikh, one among the 34 Muslims out of the total 1,078 candidates recommended by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) based on the 2015 Civil Service Examination for different government posts, is son of an auto
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My mother besides other things is the force behind my success: UPSC topper Tina Dabi

Supreme Court cancels counselling by private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh

The order came on a recent contempt petition filed by the Madhya Pradesh government alleging that private medical colleges have been refusing to admit students, who have taken part in the centralised counselling   ... More
NEET 2016: HC lifts stay on admission, gives Maharashtra domicile policy a go ahead
Apollo Medical College gets Health Ministry permission for MBBS admission
MBBS admission scam: HC questions TN govt on Madhan arrest

2nd rank Athar Aamir only Muslim among top 100 selected based on UPSC Civil Services 2015 exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recommends posting of the successful candidates on the basis of their ranks. Top ranked candidates are recommended for Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian ..... More
05 Muslims among 369 recommended for Maharshtra Civil Services

NEET-PG and NEET-MDS 2016 exam schedule announced

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results in October, 2nd stage NTPC Exam in Nov/Dec: Railway Board

Technical glitches make Civil Services aspirants hard to check UPSC CS 2016 Prelims results

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results to be declared on or before September 20: Reports

FYJC Admission 2016: Special Round 3 Merit List to be released online today

Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Supplementary Exam results 2016 declared online

Maharashtra Class 10 SSC July 2016 supplementary exam results to be declared Tuesday August 30

Maharashtra SSC July 2016 Exam result delayed, Will there be Special Round for admission to FYJC

UPSC: e-Admit cards for NDA and Naval Academy Sept 2016 exams available for download

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results declared; Check now at

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results to be declared today at 01:00 pm

Maharashtra HSC/SSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results likely to be declared soon

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam Answer Key released online

NEET 2016 - Phase 1 and Phase 2 results declare; Het Shah topper, Ekansh Goyal 2nd

CBSE Class 10 Compartmental Exam 2016 results declared online

Madhya Pradesh Board HSC Class 10 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

CGL 2016 Tier-I Revised Exam: SSC releases new schedule for Admit Card download

Madhya Pradesh Board HSSC Class 12 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

How to crack UPSC CSAT: Here are some important tips

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims banned from teaching Holy Quran to their children

Arakan News Agency reported that the authorities summoned dozens of Rohingya teachers in a number of neighborhoods, south of Maungdaw city, and forced them to sign a written pledge not to engage in the future in teaching the Qur'an or anything related to Islamic religion even inside  ... More

Inside Syria: An eyewitness account of broken families, grief and survival

During the day I got news that my flight back to Damascus had been cancelled and there will be no flight on Saturday at all. Then, they got me a last-minute seat on Syrian Airlines departing at 2300 tonight. It gets delayed
 ... More

Malegaon on top in the list of 22 towns seeking district status: Maharashtra minister

Stating that the Nashik district is under proposal to be divided and a separate Malegaon district will be carved out, Minister of State Revenue Department, Govt. of Maharashtra Sanjay    ... More

Sleuths colluded with Hindu terrorists, Muslims nabbed deliberately: Ex IG Police

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Maharashtra SM Mushrif on Friday while demanding that the erring officers should be booked immediately alleged that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officers were
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NIT fee hike from Rs 70,000 to Rs 1.25 lakh per annum gets Smriti Irani's approval

03 Muslims in UPSC 2014 Reserve List of 126 candidates recommended for Civil Services

J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations BOPEE CET 2016 in May

Engineering aspirants for JEE now need 75 percent marks in Class 12 board exams

PGM/PGD 2016 CET Question Paper Booklets, Provisional Keys released

CSIR UGC NET June 2016 tentative exam schedule released

UPSC declares Combined Defence Services 2015 written exam results

UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination 2016 June 12; Apply before April 01

Speculating media, CBSE silence on 'tough papers' have left students confused

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2016: Apply before March 04

UPSC Engg Services Exam 2016 on May 27; Last date of application March 25

CBSE 2016 Class 12 and Class 10 results to be declared in May last week

Official Answer Key of MAHA TET 2015 Paper II released

UPSC declares CDS-2015 exam results, Only one Muslim among 167 successful candidates

IIT fees more than doubled, but fee waiver for students from BPL families

UPSC Civil Services 2016: Preliminary Examination on August 07

Madhya Pradesh Board HSC Class 10 results 2016 announced, available online

Tamil Nadu board declares Class 12 Plus Two results 2016 online

Delhi University 2016 Admissions: Final cut-off list released

SC issues notice to Centre on Muslim woman's plea seeking ban on triple talaq

Chhattisgarh High Court orders fresh merit list for 2003 PSC exam

Inexpensive drug to lessen risk of heart ailments in diabetic patients

CBSE Class 12th Compartmental Exam 2016 results declared online

Muslim students are among Class 10 toppers in 09 districts of Madhya Pradesh

Urdu World





International Islamic Fiqh Academy calls for Muslim unity

Winners of OIC's Human Face of Ramadan Photo Contest felicitated

Nishant Kaushal, Ashiq Mohammad elected President, Secretary in Panjab varsity

Proud to have raised my voice: Rana Ayub of 'Gujarat Files' at AMU

Rains, 7th pay commission and ease in license issuance bring cheers to auto sector

Dalits see Imtiyaz Jaleel as the 'Best MLA' Aurangabad ever had

Obama hits back at Donald Trump after Republican candidate praises Putin

Netanyahu a ‘war criminal’, should be tried in International Court: Former Dutch PM

'Surge pricing' in Rajdhani, Duronto, Shatabdi trains from September 9 onwards

'Impartial' Rakhine Commission will not police human rights: Kofi Annan

Indian-origin scientist Siddharth Garg designs chip that detects 'hardware' viruses

Cow vigilantism and stray animals menace go as one

What started as need, has now turned into hobby': Swaraj on commercial surrogacy

Will Artificial Intelligence replace human doctors? Medicos differ

Hajj stoning ritual to be shortened: Saudi officials

IIT-Bombay names, shames nine start-ups reneging on job offers

Now get Hexa-Core powered Intex Cloud Tread smartphone for just Rs 4,999

Solapur martyr's family - Abandoned and forgotten by own community members

RSS distributed sweets on the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated: Congress

Pregnant woman forced to walk six kms to hospital in flood-ravaged MP

Saumya Patel tops UP Class X 2016 exams; Iqra Maqbool, Umrah Mahmood rank 2nd

Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission releases 2016 JECCE Answer Key at

FYJC 2016: Parents protest, Students anxious; Department says NO to offline admission

Aman Bansal and Riya Singh are toppers of IIT JEE Advanced 2016

CBSE Class 10 Compartmental Exam 2016 results to be declared in August 3rd week

CBSE Class XII Compartmental Exam 2016 results to be declared in August 2nd week

Islamic Finance

Reserve Bank of India invites suggestions on 'Interest Free' windows in commercial banks

The committee headed by Deepak Mohanty in its report posted on the RBI website on December 29, 2015 had recommended that banks open a separate window offering interest-free deposits and advances to address financial .. More

Islamic Finance to grow to $3 trillion by 2018: Report

Islamic finance has been growing rapidly over the past decades, reaching $1.8 trillion in 2014 and is expected to exceed $3 trillion by 2018, according to - a leading online platform for the management consulting ... More

UN study charts extent of unregulated gold mining in Colombia, links to organized crime

Christian-majority Kenya to allow use of Islamic finance, join OIC

Islamic Finance set to expand in more countries: David McLean

Al-Hillal Bank rolls out Shariah-compliant MasterCard

Halal India launches online restaurant guide

'Buddhist' Cambodia mulls Islamic Finance to attract investment

'Prime Minister bats for Islamic Finance when away, ignores at home'

Rampant misconceptions about Islamic banking stop its growth

Shariah Portfolio Management Services (PMS) launched in Mumbai

Islamic Banking more than Muslims beneficial for India: British Advisor

Islamic fashion council introduces modest fashion designs to global fashion schools

LG launches dual camera smartphone in India; Price Rs 19,990, Battery 2,520mAh

New radio technology lets smartwatches use power from larger devices

Jobs and Career

Work From Home: Opportunities and Benefits

Health & Technology

India celebrates Eid ul-Fitr with traditional fervour, feasts and fashion

Attired in their best, hundred of thousands of Muslims in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Karnataka ... More
With women joining men for Eid prayers, Muhammadiya Eidgah in Malegaon stands out

Eid 2016 in India, Bangladesh on Thursday; Pakistan, part of India celebrate Wednesday

Naureen Taj among 12 innovators to represent India at Intel Science and Eng Fair

Naureen Taj Qabeera T N of Lakshadweep is among 12 next-generation innovators part of the 'Team India 2016' to represent the country at the prestigeous Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in May 2016 at 
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  Uzma's solar-powered air conditioner among 800 projects on display at Science Fest

  Syed Sajjad of Bengaluru travels 3,000 km in self-built solar car

  15-year-old Jharkhand student develops jacket that helps the blind

Junk food TV commercials trigger unhealthy choices among kids

Turns out, virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Drunk women may engage more in unprotected sex: Study

Painkillers, antidepressants work differently for men, women

Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet

Internet Saathi: Transforming lives of women through digital education

Household air pollution may up risk of heart attack

One woman dies every 5 minutes during pregnancy: WHO

Over 2,500 Indian kids suffer from brain tumour every year

Diabetes-heart disease, a deadly combination

Weight-loss surgery may improve sex life too


Reliance Jio, Civic officers issued notices over Telecom Tower Scam; JD(S) fast unto death ends

Five days after ten Janata Dal (Secular) activists went on fast unto death against rampant corruption in Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC), the commissioner sent  ... More

Malegaon civic body leased out land to Reliance Jio for peanuts, Auditor wants deal cancelled

  'Water Grace, corporators get richer while Malegaon becomes filthier day by day'


Bombay HC says 'Surya Namanskar' a form of exercise, declines stay on BMC move

Observing that 'Surya Namaskar' is just a form of exercise good for the body, the Bombay High Court Friday declined to grant an interim stay on a resolution by   ... More
'No matter if they remain illiterate, but I can't allow Muslim children do Surya Namaskar'

Forced Yoga, Surya Namaskar in schools attempt to convert Maharashtra into Hindutva Lab: Owaisi's AIMIM

Muslim female entrepreneurs rule the show at first IMEN summit, Start-up showcase

A new initiative aimed at driving Muslim involvement in India’s startup and technology economy hosted by Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network (IMEN) in Pune last Sunday ended in   ... More
Pune to host first Muslim Entrepreneurs Network Conference on February 7

Without legs, Hijabi, from Urdu medium - yet a doctor, Roshan also has golden voice

Having lost both legs in a train accident, facing acute poverty, studying in a Urdu medium school and belonging to a conservative Muslim family. She would not have needed r  
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Una incident has bridged gap, opens the doors of Dalit Muslim unity

Somnath is the place which is also known for Advani's infamous Rath Yatra. The yatra began from Somnath on 25 September 1990, and passed through hundreds of villages and cities ... More

Una assault lifts lid on atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat

Ahmedabad Dalit rally calls for end to discrimination, oppression and political apathy

How police act and media cover murder and rape of poor in India?

Hearing their cries, Zahur’s son-in-law Zafruddin and his wife, sleeping a few meters away on the charpoys in the open, rush to the room. Both of them are badly thrashed. Zafar is in a critical condition. He has been shifted to the Trauma ... More

After LPG, Hyundai now launch Grand i10, Xcent sedan with dealer-fitted CNG kits

Meet the 'Gubbare Wale Chacha' spreads message of communal harmony in Kanpur

Faith beats time and heat as Rozedars in India meet longest and hottest Ramadan

Though challenging for the faithful who are fasting, Ramadan in summer however has brought cheers for those in air-conditioner and air-cooler business. Realizing the severe weather conditions, many trustees ... More

Ramadan 2016 fasting will be longest in Denmark and Sweden, shortest in Argentina and Australia

Fasting has positive impact on human body, confirmed once again

2015 In Retrospect

2015 In Retrospect: Start-ups, Digital India dominated IT growth

The software services and product-driven industry have been on track this year to register again a double digit (12-14 percent) growth in fiscal 2015-16. But the surge in start-ups and the Digital India plan have redefined the rules of the game," industry body Nasscom president R. Chandrashekhar
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2015: The deadliest year on record for American Muslims

The USCMO are: American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)
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2015 in Retrospect: Indian foreign policy initiatives - Lahore the showstopper

Water on Mars, new human relative made science headlines

Call drops to 4G: Full spectrum of bad, good for telecom

ISRO: A year of commercial launches

Mix of red, amber, green light for auto industry

From to drones, India enters new technology era

Obama's brother, a Muslim, says he'll vote for Donald Trump in US election

Malik Obama criticised President Obama's record in the White House saying he had not done much for the American people and his extended family despite the high expectations that accompanied his election in 2008, both ... More
2016 US Election: Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in latest national poll

Kashmiris deserve empathy and affinity, not ruthlessness, iron fist: Asaduddin Owaisi

Lambasting the government for its Kashmir policy and taking it to the task for the civilians killed and injured in the last twelve days, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi  ... More

India lashes out at Pakistan over Kashmir; Asks it to vacate POK

Congress questions government silence on China’s Kashmir comment

MIDC comes to rescue of industrialists without power connection in Malegaon

Taking a swift and commendable action, senior Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) officials Tuesday visited the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution... More
Industrial area under MIDC, and without electricity - it can happen only in Maharashtra

Muhammad Ali laid to rest, Thousands line up to pay last respect

Muhammad Ali was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, after one last drive through his hometown in a motorcade ... More

Once a 'church boy' this is how Muhammad Ali became Champion of Muslims

Thousands bid farewell to ‘Ambasador of Peace’ Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali dies: Messages of condolence pour in from across the world

Indian boxer who accepted Muhammad Ali’s challenge twice is victim of govt apathy

Survival, not aspirations, key for over 65% Muslim students in Maharashtra: Study

Though enrolment rate of Muslim students, especially the girls, in Maharashtra schools has improved in recent years, an alarming number - more than 65% of them, worry more . ... More





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