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Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi


September 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.The seminary management came up with ... Read more...

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Modi appreciators being victimised, says BJP


July 30th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday said those appreciating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi were becoming "victim of the worst kind of vote bank politics" ... Read more...

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Process on to deliver Zardari’s donation to Ajmer shrine


July 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) More than three months after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced a donation of Rs.5 crore to the Ajmer dargah during his visit to the ... Read more...

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14 killed, nearly 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 14 people, including two children, were killed and around 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Milad celebrated with gaiety in Hyderabad


February 5th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, was celebrated Sunday with gaiety and fervor in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh.Meetings, rallies, feeding of the ... Read more...

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Seminary asks Muslims to avoid ostentation on Mawlid


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) A leading Islamic seminary in Hyderabad has issued a fatwa asking Muslims to desist from un-Islamic practices like playing music, singing and dancing on Milad-un-Nabi, the ... Read more...

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Rushdie unlikely to attend Jaipur Festival


January 17th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Controversial writer Salman Rushdie is unlikely to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival beginning in Jaipur Friday, highly placed sources said Tuesday.Although there is no ... Read more...

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Rushdie does not need visa, has PIO card: Khurshid


January 11th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid the controversy over the visit of Salman Rushdie, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said the concern over the visit will be conveyed to ... Read more...

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Congress steers clear of Rushdie visit controversy


January 10th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday sought to steer clear of the demand by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband to not allow author Salman Rushdie to visit the ... Read more...

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BJP says Congress playing politics with Rushdie visit


January 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday accused the Congress of playing politics by inviting Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival despite knowing that ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s Jaipur visit under cloud (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Jaipur for the Literary Festival has come under cloud with the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband saying Monday that ... Read more...

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Don’t allow Rushdie in India: Deoband vice chancellor


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's top Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband Monday opposed Salman Rushdie's visit to India and asked the government not to allow him to travel ... Read more...

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A progressive madrassa in the heart of Uttar Pradesh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bilariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Breaking the stereotypes associated with madrassas, a 50-year-old Islamic seminary here teaches subjects like personality development and home science, runs an elaborate teacher ... Read more...

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Quran with Bhagavad Gita in a communal harmony class


November 21st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Nov 21 (IANS) Holding the Quran in one hand and the Bhagavad Gita in the other, Mukhtar Ahmad conducts "a class of communal harmony" at a madrassa in Uttar ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


August 31st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm in this Uttar Pradesh capital amid ... Read more...

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Vastanvi sacked as Deoband VC for praise of Narendra Modi (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi was Sunday removed as the vice chancellor of the Darul Uloom Deoband, widely recognized as India's leading Islamic seminary, for ... Read more...

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Deoband not the private property of any family: Vastanvi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi, who was Sunday removed from the coveted position of vice chancellor of the Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, said that ... Read more...

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Decision to remove me arbitrary: Vastanvi


July 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi Sunday termed as "arbitrary" the decision of the Darul Uloom governing council to remove him as the vice chancellor.The ... Read more...

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Vastanvi loses Deoband job for praising Narendra Modi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi was on Sunday removed from the coveted position of vice chancellor of the Darul Uloom Deoband, widely recognized as India's ... Read more...

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Deoband head who praised Modi removed


July 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Maulana Ghulam Vastanvi, who had praised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his developmental policies, was removed as head of the famous Darul ... Read more...

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Quran and computers: Azamgarh madrassa with a modern touch (Feature)


July 8th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Re-inventing itself to keep pace with the times, a century-old Islamic seminary in Azamgarh district not only has a broadbased curriculum with science and ... Read more...

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Islamic clerics hail Osama killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Leading Islamic clerics here Monday hailed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan as a "major blow to terrorism."Lucknow's Naib Imam Maulana ... Read more...

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Vastanvi praises Assam opposition leader Ajmal


April 29th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) Skipping the convention of not commenting on politics or endorsing politicians, the prestigious Darul-Uloom Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Friday praised Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF) ... Read more...

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Lucknow Maulana issues fatwa against female foeticide


April 20th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Alarmed by the latest census report confirming a steep fall in the male-female ratio in Uttar Pradesh - India's most populous state - a leading cleric ... Read more...

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Lucknow clerics condemn Afridi’s remarks


April 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) Muslim clerics here have taken strong exception to Pakistani cricket skipper Shahid Afridi's remark about his countrymen being "more large-hearted" than Indians, terming him a ... Read more...

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Grand Imam of Mecca Masjid attends religious congregation in Delhi


March 27th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): Sheikh Abdul Rehman Sudais, grand imam of Masjid-al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, attended the Azmat-e- Sahaba conference, a religious congregation organized by Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind at the Ramlila ... Read more...

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Have resigned, but not under pressure: Deoband vice chancellor


January 26th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 26 (IANS) Drawing flak for his alleged praise of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Deoband Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi Wednesday said he has ... Read more...

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Deoband chief offers to quit over Modi remarks row


January 26th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Caught in controversy over his alleged praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Deoband Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi Tuesday offered to step down ... Read more...

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I have not praised Modi: Deoband Islamic seminary chief (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom's newly elected vice chancellor Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi Friday denied praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had been ... Read more...

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My Modi remarks misquoted: Deoband seminary chief


January 21st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prominent Islamic seminary Darul Uloom's chief Maulana Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi Friday denied praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had been misquoted. "I have ... Read more...

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A madrassa starts yoga, propagates communal harmony


December 24th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Karari (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 24 (IANS) Shortly after reciting 'Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim' from the Holy Quran, hundreds of students at a madrassa here fall in line for their first lesson ... Read more...

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IGNOU holds orientation programme for madrassa teachers


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An orientation programme for madrassa (Islamic seminary) teachers was held recently by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a university official said Friday.The programme for teachers ... Read more...

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Muslim panel to appeal Ayodhya verdict but open to compromise (Third Lead)


October 16th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Saturday said it had decided to appeal in the Supreme Court against the Ayodhya verdict given by the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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Nirmohi Akhara wants Kalam, Deoband in Ayodhya mediation


October 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Nirmohi Akhara, a key party in the Ayodhya legal battle, wants former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, spiritual gurus Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as well as ... Read more...

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