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After nine deaths, Gujarat limps to normalcy under army watch

Five people were killed, and over 100 injured as a statewide shutdown in Gujarat called by the Patidar Arakshan Andolan Samiti turned violent on Wednesday  .... More

Gujarat quota stir leaves 05 dead, over 100 injured

Patel community Gujarat shutdown for reservation turns violent

Ziaul Haque murder case: Azad to file protest petition against CBI closure report - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/August/16.08.2013/ziaul-haq-murder-protest-petition.html#sthash.oYpTge2d.dpuf


Stop female foeticide to arrest Hindu population decline in India

When an analyst from Financial Mint of the Hindustan Times group called me last afternoon on phone asking my reaction to the latest report, I had not yet read it. When she told that it has shown Islam as the fastest growing religion in India, my immediate reaction..... More


Muslim population growth rate in India 7.8% higher than Hindus: Census

While the growth rate of population from 2001 to 2011 was the highest among the Muslims at 24.6 percent, for Hindus it was 16.8 percent, Christians 15.5 percent, Sikhs 8.4 percent, Buddhists 6.1 percent and Jains 5.4 percent, the data released by the Registrar.... More


Bhiwandi powerlooms silent consecutively for 7th day

Over ten lakh powerlooms in Bhiwandi and Malegaon - estimated to be over 50% of the total in India, have stopped production since huge losses the two textile centres incurred due to market ...... More

Bhiwandi, Malegaon powerloom weavers stop production


Upcoming F&O expiry drives volatility; Sensex down 318 points

The barometer 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,063.27 points, closed at 25,714.66 points -- down 317.72 points or 1.22 .... More

Value buying buoys markets; Sensex up 291 points

Latest Headlines

Science scholarship should be named after Kalam, not roads: Owaisi

1965 war commemoration begins amid boycott by living heroes

Delhi civic body renames Aurangzeb Road as APJ Abdul Kalam Road

Muzaffarnagar riots film screening stalled in four cities: Organisers

Bihar poll the real test for Narendra Modi

Daesh: Fingerprints of Mossad on all its actions

Outpacing India, Pakistan may get 3rd largest nuclear arsenal: Report

Nashik, Aurangabad among 98 selected for 'Smart City Mission'

Yoga, Surya Namaskar, even if optional, unacceptable: Muslim Panel

Digital intoxication in kids can affect physical, mental health

Malaysian pop star: The day I embraced Islam is happiest day of my life

Jasmeen Kang elected Panjab varsity students' council president

Modi cabinet adds four, including two Muslim castes, in OBC list

SC asks if states must fund repairs of riot-damaged religious structure

Karnataka High Court notice over Khel Ratna for Sania Mirza

Will religious census stir up India's political cauldron?

WDBJ reporter, photographer shot dead on live TV in US

Pakistan's top court orders rebuilding of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa temple

ISNA to campaign for women-friendly mosques across North America

BJP to contest 170 seats in Bihar: Ashwani Kumar Choubey

Indian students participate in Lockheed cargo aircraft design contest

Women more flexible in choosing sex partners than men: Study

Maha SSC Class 10 July 2015 Supplementary exam results declared

In Egypt, Sushma signs MoU on scientific and technical cooperation

Presidency students continue protests, government backs VC

Gold stocks log gains as stock markets take a hit

Paswan, other BJP allies miffed over delay in finalising seats

20 including 17 policemen killed in Nepal violence, army called out

After sex, girls' friends circle shrink, boys' network expand: Study

Net neutrality: IAMAI opposes zero-rated plans

Serious challenges to steel, power, discoms, sugar industries: Arun Jaitley

BJP to unleash ministers on Congress, Left leaders constituencies

We will expose truth behind Rs.1.25 lakh cr Bihar package: Nitish Kumar

Hillary Clinton's triple trouble - Trump, Sanders and emails

Experts give Windows 10 the thumbs up, a month into its launch

Only 44,100 registered applicants got jobs in 15 years in Odisha

India solely occupied with politics: Former IISc director

Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test to be held in October

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Maha SSC supplementary 2015 exam results to be announced soon

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Owaisi's entry into Bengaluru civic elections panicked Cong, JD(S)

From banning his rallies in Begaluru to denying the party symbol to his candidates, the Congress led government in Karnataka did everything in its hands to stop Hyderabad MP and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul ..... More

Hindu temples, Bollywood and a Yemeni city's India ties - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/19.05.2013/india_yemen_ties.html#sthash.XKW7IskH.dpuf

What does axing of Indo-Pak NSA level talks mean to Kashmiris

Whether or not the two countries allow border skirmishes to get out of control and blow up into a larger conflict, for thousands of people living on the two  .... More

Finally, India-Pakistan NSA level talks called off

Fasting veterans' health deteriorates, one more evacuated

Col. Pushpender Singh (retd), who was hospitalised after fasting for nine days over non-implementation of the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP), stabilised.... More

OROP: One of the three fasting veterans taken to hospital


Petition to arrest Netanyahu: 80,000 signatures and still counting

Almost 80,000 people have signed a petition at the UK Parliament’s website calling for the arrest of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he comes to London for a visit next month, The Electronic Intifada..... More


Only 16 Muslims in newly elected 198-member Bengaluru civic body

The newly elected 198- member Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will have a total of 16 Muslims..... More

Bengaluru Civic Elections: MIM fails to impress, BJP ahead of Congress


To prevent spread of MERS-CoV, Saudi bans camel slaughter this haj

o prevent spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) among pilgrims, the Saudi Health Ministry on Friday said it is considering to impose a ban on sacrificing camels as part of the Haj rituals this year .... More

Female viagra will take years to reach India: Experts
And even if the female viagra pills do increase libido in females as has been claimed, it will take time for the Indian female population to accept it due to existing social unacceptance on such issues .... More

World's first Viagra for women gets US approval, ready for launch

Indian Navy visits, ocean economy meet; India-Pacific Islands for closer

Outlining several steps to forge closer cooperation with the Pacific Island nations, India on Friday proposed to create a network of marine biology research stations on them, hold a conference on ocean economy in New..... More

Hillary Clinton's poll numbers falling, drip by drip
Surprisingly, Vice President Joseph Biden runs as well as, or better, than the former secretary of state against top Republicans in general election matchups in these key swing states  ... More

Judge says Hillary Clinton's private e-mails violated policy


'Crises, disasters displace 17 million people in Muslim world in 2014'

Also, ICHAD predicted a further increase in number of this category, because of crises that surround member states such as Syria, Libya, Iraq, Yemen, Nigeria and other states, which are worsening the situation  .... More


Birmingham varsity to send 'oldest' copy of Quran to Turkey for verification

The Birmingham University has agreed to send the 'oldest copy' of the Qur’an to the Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) in Istanbul for further examination, Makkah daily reported quoting..... More


Not allowed to hoist national flag, allege Delhi Muslims

A group of Muslims living in outer Delhi’s Holambi Kalan area has complained to the Delhi Minorities Commission alleging that they had planned a flag hoisting ceremony outside a mosque situated in the area’s park but the police did not allow them..... More

Special Reports

Models in hijab enthrall Kuala Lumpur by Islamic expression, creativity

When Jennifer Hawkins, Kate Peck and Rachael Finch sizzled in neon, metallics and swimwear for the 'Myer Spring 2015 Fashion Launch' in Australia, hundreds of miles away around the same time in Kuala Lumpur , 'Islamic .... More

Muslim Spelling Bee 2015 registration for India opens on September 01

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

Salaam Swipe app offers 'halal dating' to Canadian Muslims

Copy of Quran found during Reunion Island MH 370 debris search

'Govt lacks in right intellectual inputs to make its textile policy run'

Meerut braveheart's sacrifice draws praise from Pakistan

First batch of Hajis from India, four other countries arrive in holy cities

Madhya Pradesh CM spent Rs 3 crore on five-day US trip: RTI reply

Repeal Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order 1950: Govt urged

96-year-old freedom fighter threatens suicide if liquor not banned in Agra

Food processing ministry: Misleading, wrong claims

Azim Premji, Shiv Nadar among world's tech billionaires

Chennai vs Hyderabad: Two Indian CEOs in run for tech supremacy

Police nexus in trafficking of women an open secret: Swati Maliwal

Modi's Mauritius, Seychelles tours cost exchequer over Rs 2.6 crore

Being Hindu means permanent humiliation: Dalits who embraced Islam

Philanthropist Abdul Razzak Kalsekar dies at 84

Mumbai based agency launches India's first fully halal cosmetics

2010 exam done, Vyapam again printed 200,000 answer sheets

Indian news channels ‘right-wing propaganda machines': US journalist

Mohalla Clinics: Taking healthcare to doorsteps of poor

AAP student wing to counter muscle, rain-dance parties in DU polls

With arrival of South African pilgrims Wednesday, Hajj 2015 season begins

Mixed response to MMC cleanliness drive in 'The City of Filth'

Hijab is my style: Teen after winning best dressed at US high school

Verification of J&K ReT teachers' certificates stirs hornet's nest

Saudi tunes musical instruments off to call Adhaan in Austria

Indian news channels ‘right-wing propaganda machines': US journalist

Modi's Mauritius, Seychelles tours cost exchequer over Rs 2.6 crore

Shaolin temple sex scandal exposes more Chinese as fake monks

17-year-old teenager creates low-cost robotic arm

Telecom ministry: Wrong claims, bad maths

British-Indian sells food to fund girls' school in Rajasthan

When Kalam made the payment for his family's stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Views & Analysis

It's anybody's game in Bihar

As the RJD leader admitted, for him to have yielded the top position to Nitish Kumar was tantamount to swallowing poison. Nitish Kumar, in turn. As the RJD leader admitted, for him to have yielded the top position to Nitish Kumar was tantamount to swallowing poison. Nitish .... More

Who stopped UNESCO from declaring Delhi a Heritage City?

What does axing of Indo-Pak NSA level talks mean to Kashmiris

Raghuram Rajan - The biggest threat to 'acche din'

Resurgence of Kashmir militancy new challenge for security establishment

Modi's I-Day speech: The beginning of ennui among people?

For Modi, board and politicians stakes are high

Resurgence of Kashmir militancy new challenge for security establishment

Muslim turnout for Yakub Memon’s Last Journey

Is Congress running fast to stand still?

On Hindu Terrorism: Rajnath Ko Gussa Kyon Aaya?

Politicising the military: A strategic blunder

In the times of Yakub Memon, remembering Babri Masjid demolition cases

Why capital punishment will continue in India

Doesn't Mr. Advani deserve better?

Isolated after Memon hanging, Muslims turn to Asaduddin Owaisi

Hindutva In Hurry

Rapes in Tihar: Silence is the key

Yakub Memon hanging will send wrong, not strong signal

Without Madrasas, many Muslim children would be without education

1984 riots: When silence spoke so unmistakably

Rapes in Tihar: Silence is the key

Myanmar: A new theatre of rivalry in South Asia

Greek tragedy of economic proportions

With gay marriage legal in all states, 'Sexual Revolution' is complete in US

Has BJP conceded Round One to Nitish?

If Yoga is for health, why not ban alcohol too?

Deafening silence of pontificating 'Supreme Leader' on Lalit gate

For BJP, euphoria of last May seem far away

BJP worried over tipsy Punjab, Congress wants end to drugs

Context of Indira Gandhi's Emergency which changed Indian politics

BJP can only hope for narrow victory in Bihar elections

BJP in caste balancing act ahead of Bihar polls

Appreciating dollar, oil, commodities slow forex growth

Education & Career

Science & Technology

Exploring Ramadan

Nagma who cleared CA in 1st attempt vows to adopt two children
In order to keep the promise she had made to a donor, Nagma Pathan, daughter of a taxi driver in Ahmedabad who cleared the CA Final exams in her first attempt, has vowed to... More

Bihar board BSEB 2015 class 10 results to be declared today at 04 pm

IIT-JEE Advanced results 2015 to be declared on June 18

JEE Advanced revised answer keys published online

2015 Rajasthan board class 10 results to be declared today at 11 am

Andhra Pradesh SSC Open School Society results likely to be declared today at 6 pm

Confirmed: Maharashtra board SSC class 10 results to be declared on Monday June 8

Tripura board class 12 results 2015 to be declared today

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam results 2015 likely to be declared today

AIPMT 2015 results likely on June 05

Tripura board class 10 results 2015 to be declared on June 3

Assam board class 12th results 2015 today at 10 am

West Bengal Class 12 HS results 2015 today at 10:30 am

CBSE class 10 results 2015 postponed for a day, to be declared on May 28

MANUU staff, students slam 'BJP Minority Morcha' interference in varsity affairs
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/28.01.2015/manuu-staff-students-against-interfernce.html

Girls outperform boys in academic achievements globally
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/girls-outperform-boys.html


Higher education to the aid of rural India - through technology
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/highre-education-in-rural.html

Saudi Arabia seeks closer educational ties with India
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/22.01.2015/saudi-india-education-ties.html

CEED 2015 score cards available for download from January 22
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/22.01.2015/ceed-score-card-download.html

CAT 2015: Know everything about the Management Entrance Exam
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/20.01.2015/about-cat-entrance-test.html


CA Final and CA CPT results declared
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/19.01.2015/ca-final-results-declared.html

MANUU should ensure employability of its students: Zafar Sareshwala
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/14.01.2015/zafar-sareshwal-on-manuu.html


Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/12.01.2015/vedic-maths.html


2015 IIT JEE Advanced to be conducted on May 24, results on June 18
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/11.01.2015/iit-jee-tt.html


They (Muslims) were the nicest people I met, writes a student after Masjid visit
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/us-school-student-on-mosque-visit.html


CBSE 2015 class 12, class 10 exams begin March 2; results in May
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/cbse-exam-schedule.htmlJagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf
Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf


'Robot scientist' Eve can discover new drugs faster

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

Eve is designed to automate early-stage drug design. First, she systematically tests each member from a large set of compounds in the standard brute-force way of conventional mass screening. Eve can be used for .... More

World's first software defined data factory comes up in Hyderabad
Shhh! Your baby learning in sleep too
Whales can hear through their bones
Device to detect dengue from saliva in 20 minutes
iPS-derived cells assimilable with heart tissues: Researchers
Asteroid that flew past Earth Jan 26 has small moon
Genetic links found to size of brain structures
Radio waves from mysterious source detected
Google's voice-guided lane advisory for 20 Indian cities
Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars
Most people think e-signatures are 'artificial and robotic'
Why blue LEDS are difficult to make
Researchers develop 'pop-up' 3D fabrication technique

'Redesigned' plants to improve biofuel production

New app to help start a car remotely

Exploring Ramadan Part VI: 'Look for the Night of Qadr in the last ten nights of Ramadan'

The night of qadr is the most virtuous night of the year. Allah says in the Qur'an: "We revealed it on the night of power .... More

Exploring Ramadan Part V: 'Confine to the mosque to become closer to Allah'

Exploring Ramadan Part IV: Revelation of Quran and fasting in Ramadan

Exploring Ramadan Part III: 'Fasting is Mine and it is I who give..

Exploring Ramadan Part II: Offer prayers in Ramadan nights to seek forgiveness

Exploring Ramadan Part I: Fasting is prescribed so that you may learn self-restraint

Ramadan and in form, England cricketer says fast boost his performance

Fasting in Ramadan makes me honest, keeps me cool: Mumbai cop

Meet Bollywood stars who fast during Ramadan

A taste of old Delhi's succulent cuisines at Ramadan Walk

Quran brightening UK Muslims' faith during Ramadan

Winner of Dubai Quran contest wants to become Imam at Makkah mosque

Hyderabad never sleeps during Ramadan

Arab states celebrate Eid with gaiety, religious fervor

Delhi markets abuzz with shoppers ahead of Eid

 

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2014 In Retrospect

A step closer to medicine that treats obesity

Although initially there may be a small bounce in health, over the medium-longer term retirement causes a drastic decline in health, says the study by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/17.05.2013/retirement_on_health.html#sthash.pXNuFoLY.dpuf

A peptide and hormone that reduces the urge to eat when administered to a specific area of the brain could be the target for developing medications to treat obesity and binge eating disorder, says a research...... More

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
Table sugar less toxic than fructose
Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
 

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
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Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
www.ummid.com/news/2015/February/04.02.2015/punjab-smoking-ban.html

Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
www.ummid.com/news/2015/February/03.02.2015/how-anthropocene-began.html

Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/30.01.2015/pron-addicts-unsafe-sex.html

Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/stress-during-pregnancy.html

How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/25.01.2015/sleep-an-memory.html

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/18.01.2015/higher-risk-of-obesity.html

Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/13.01.2015/blocking-harmones.html

Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/novel-breast-cancer.html

Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/lifestyle-choices-for-women.html

Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/06.01.2015/diet-pills-losing-wt.html

Table sugar less toxic than fructose
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/05.01.2015/abt-table-sugar.html

Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/03.01.2015/obese-people-metablic-prob.htmlNow talcum powder linked to ovarian cancer!

Colombia flower exports blooming ahead of Valentine's Day

Colombia, the world's second-largest producer of flowers after the Netherlands, is cranking up its offerings, cutting and packaging some 500 million ... More
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NRI deposits in Kerala bank up by Rs.3,795 crore
India Inc says no change in economy performance in last 6 months
No VAT assesment for Punjab traders with under Rs.1 crore turnover
Who will join the wealthiest one percent club this year?
India will have 4 lakh super rich this year
Kerala to create SPV to tap diaspora investments
India to grow at 6.5 percent in 2016: IMF
Gold regains Rs.28,000 mark
Nissan Motor to increase network, ad spend in India
FDCI to unveil creative designs on Khadi in Gujarat
Draft standards to compute firms' taxable income notified

A great year for BJP, nightmare for Congress
And after the Lok Sabha battle left virtually all other parties in the dumps, the BJP went on to take power, again for the first time, in Haryana and Maharashtra, formed a government in Jharkhand and became the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir..... More

The year when Telangana state became a reality

Five reasons why 2014 is important for Palestine

Indian IT industry dons innovation in year of double-digit growth

A year of technological advancement for India in space

Tamil Nadu in flux, political actors face uncertainty

'Kick' scored in Bollywood's low-lying year

Year of two-wheelers for Indian auto industry

Online shakes up physical format in India's retail space

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