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Assam’s citizens list tool to target minorities

The USCIRF in “Enlighten Temporary: India” released  on 15 Nov  said that  NRC “as a instrument to aim non secular minorities and, in particular, to render Indian Muslims stateless has turn into one extra instance of the downward style in non secular freedom prerequisites within India.” The final list of Assam’s citizens was released on ..

Pakistan oepns Shawala Teja Singh temple in eastern city Sialkot for worship

Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for worship for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community. The step was taken on the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Shawala Teja Singh Temple in Dhaarowal was built by Sardar Teja Singh and closed during ..

Festival ‘Jashn-e-Ittihaad’ held in New Delhi

A music and poetry festival titled ‘Jashn-e-Ittihaad’ was held at the Jamia Milia Islamia central university in New Delhi on April 6, 2019. The fest is one of a kind event where people will get to enjoy soulful Hindi and Urdu poetry, music and performances that will not only make them feel good but will ..

SC dismissed the appeal challenging authenticity of ‘Triple Talaq’

Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal which has challenged the constitutional authenticity of an ordinance which makes the practice of instant triple talaq a punishable offence. The bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the plea of a Kerala-based outfit and said it will not like to interfere. The Muslim Women Ordinance ..

Mushirul Hasan, renowned historian & former vice-chancellor Jamia Millia of Islamia, passes away

Prof. Mushirul Hasan (69), a renowned historian & former vice-chancellor Jamia Millia of Islamia, has passed away in New Delhi on December 10, 2018. He wrote extensively on the partition of India, communalism, and on the history of Islam in South Asia. He has also served as the DG of the National Archives of India ..

Prof. Talat Ahmad becomes new vice chancellor of University of Kashmir

Prof. Talat Ahmad, the renowned earth scientist, has become the new vice chancellor of the University of Kashmir. He succeeded Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi. Prior to this post, Ahmad was the vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia. He has been a recipient of several prestigious awards and citations, including the National Mineral Award, 1994 from the ..

Rajinder Sachar, former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court passes away

Rajinder Sachar (94), the former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, has passed away in New Delhi on April 20, 2018. Son of veteran freedom fighter and former Chief Minister of Punjab Bhim Sen Sachar, he served as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from August to December, 1985. After retirement, Mr Sachar ..

J S Rajput nomoinated as India’s representative to Executive Board of UNESCO

Professor J S Rajput, the former Director of NCERT, has been nominated as the India’s representative to the Executive Board (EXB) of UNESCO. Professor Rajput is an eminent educationist with rich experience in various fields including UNESCO. He has recently completed the project aimed at achieving religious amity through education and his edited book “Education ..