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‘Over 95 lakh Muslim students benefited through scholarships’


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 95 lakh Muslim children benefitted under the government's pre-matric scholarship scheme till the end of March this year, the government said Thursday.Minister of ... Read more...

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Embrace education for progress, Muslims told


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Muslim students and youths should go for higher education and develop character to face life's challenges, a senior Muslim religious leader said Sunday."The Muslim community ... Read more...

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Islamic NGO gives scholarships to Hindu students


June 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind Islamic trust Sunday handed out scholarships to nine Hindu school students here, an official said Sunday."In the past three years, we have ... Read more...

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Delhi to get residential school for underprivileged kids


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The capital is set to receive a residential school for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Castes ... Read more...

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Government recognition a silver lining for Bengal’s madrassas?


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The announcement of recognition to a large number of madrassas by the West Bengal government has brought a glimmer of hope to thousands of Muslim ... Read more...

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London varsity to ban alcohol


April 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A university in London plans to ban alcohol from parts of its campus to attract more Muslim students.The London Metropolitan University was considering the ban on ... Read more...

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AIUDF appeals to Assam to issue minority certificates


March 29th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) The All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) Thursday urged the Assam government to start the process of issuing minority certificates at the earliest, cautioning that any ... Read more...

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Iran’s Al-Mustafa varsity plans branch in Hyderabad


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Al-Mustafa International University proposes to set up its branch here and has sought allotment of land for the purpose.Iranian consul general in Hyderabad Mahmoud Safari ... Read more...

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Ambitious plans for Muslims ahead of Tripura polls


February 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 29 (IANS) Ahead of the next year's assembly polls, the Left Front government has undertaken a "welfare package" for the benefit of the minority Muslims in Tripura, a ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh mosques double up as primary schools (With Image)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Amid the mushrooming convent schools, mosques still continue to be popular centres of learning at least up to the primary class level in Uttar ... Read more...

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Adopt Andhra model of reservations: Muslim leaders


December 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) A national conference of Muslim scholars and Islamic organisations here Monday demanded reservations for the community on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, which earmarks nearly 5 ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Britain boycotting lectures on evolution


November 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) A growing number of Muslim students at a leading British university are avoiding lectures on evolution, saying it is contrary to the creationist ideas stated in ... Read more...

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Muslims facing problems in Britain: Iranian student leader


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Muslim students in British university campuses suffer from many problems because of issues associated with "Islamophobia", an Iranian woman student leader has said.Alaa' al-Samarrai, vice president ... Read more...

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Government backs decision on minority status to Jamia


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The central government Monday backed the grant of minority status to the Jamia Millia Islamia by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI) - ... Read more...

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Jamia honours Ambassador of Saudi Arabia (With Images)


July 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Wednesday conferred its first ever Nishan-e-Azad title on Faisal Hasan Trad, ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India, for his signal ... Read more...

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Hindus in Canadian city oppose Muslim prayers at school


July 5th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Friday namaz at a school in the Toronto suburb of North York has angered Hindu advocacy groups here, who want it stopped. The noon-time prayers for 400 ... Read more...

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Jamia to continue with its minority status: High Court


May 18th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Students wishing to take admission in Jamia Millia Islamia for this academic session face an uncertain future with the Delhi High Court Wednesday refusing to ... Read more...

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‘Jamia’s minority status a boon for Muslim students’


May 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Granting of minority status to Jamia Millia Islamia will ensure that the Muslim community has better access to higher education, chairman of the National Commission ... 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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Minority status for Jamia: Court questions government


March 24th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday questioned the central government on its decision to declare Jamia Millia Islamia a minority institution.The university was given the minority ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita studied by Hindus and Muslims in this school


December 26th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) Schools across the country may have modified textbooks over the decades, but an institution in Lucknow has persisted with the Bhagavad Gita as a moral science ... Read more...

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1 in 3 Brit Muslims students back ‘killing for Islam’, 40 % want Sharia law: Wikileaks


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed the outcome of a 2009 poll in the secret US diplomatic cables, saying that 32 percent of Muslim students in 30 universities ... Read more...

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TRS legislators stall Andhra assembly for second day (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh assembly was adjourned without transacting any business for the second consecutive day Saturday as Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) members stalled proceedings to demand withdrawal of ... Read more...

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Muslim pupils suspended over online threats to kill ‘UK troop supporter’ classmate


November 18th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A white girl and five Muslim students have been suspended from the Sidney Stringer Academy in Coventry after they threatened to kill one of their classmates for ... Read more...

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Islamic students at top UK university ‘ preaching hard-line extremism’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Radical Islamic extremism is being openly practised by Muslim students at a leading university campus, according to a report by a UK counter-extremism think tank Quilliam.According to ... Read more...

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Students should not be forced to wear headscarf: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister


August 29th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 29(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the incident in which school teachers forced a female Muslim student to wear headscarf should have been avoided.Yassin, ... Read more...

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No swimming, sex education - British county’s Ramadan guidelines


July 12th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 12 (IANS) A British county council has issued guidelines for its schools for the month of Ramadan. These range from deferring swimming lessons to stopping sex education to ... Read more...

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Stay away from terrorism, says Pakistani-origin rock star


May 16th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Long-haired Salman Ahmad, a Pakistani-origin rock star whose band Junoon has sold over 30 million albums, is Britain's latest effort to combat terrorism -- as he wants ... Read more...

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UK Police set to hand over personal data of 1,000 British Muslim students to CIA


April 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid by Nigerian-origin British student, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, police in Britain are set to share personal information concerning the private ... Read more...

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Muslims hail court order on Andhra quota, want states to follow


March 26th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Patna, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court order restoring four percent quota for backward class Muslims in government jobs and education in Andhra Pradesh has come as a relief for students aspiring ... Read more...

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Supreme Court order on Muslim quota a relief for students


March 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court order restoring four percent quota for backward Muslims in government jobs and education in Andhra Pradesh has come as a big relief for students aspiring ... Read more...

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Students Islamic Organisation of India demands judicial probe in Batla House encounter


March 24th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIOI), a forum of Muslim students on Wednesday sought judicial probe in the high profile Batla House encounter that took place ... Read more...

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Andhra plea for Muslim quota to be heard March 22


March 11th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday decided to hear March 22 an Andhra Pradesh government's lawsuit challenging the state high court's ruling striking down a law reserving four percent ... Read more...

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Andhra Muslims demand constitutional amendment for quota


February 9th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Many Muslim groups in Andhra Pradesh staged protests Tuesday, mounting pressure on the state government to press for a constitutional amendment in higher education and jobs, a ... Read more...

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Don’t wear panties if your love is true!


January 29th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (ANI): Female Malaysian students are being called upon to display their true love for their boyfriends by not wearing panties on Valentine's Day.The "no-panties" drive has generated a ... Read more...

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