- ‘Imam Ali and Heritage’ Congress Held
A congress on Imam Ali (AS), the first Shiite Imam, was held at Tehran University’s Allameh Amini Hall on Saturday
- Quran Contest in North America
The 6th Annual North American recitation and memorization competition has been scheduled to be held on March 11, 12 , and 13, 2011 (for boys), and March 5, 2011 (for girls)
- Pakistani police tear gas anti-Taliban rally
Riot police fired tear gas shells and used batons to disperse hundreds of people who had started a march against Taliban bombings in the country, organizers and witnesses said.
- Islamic Clothing Most Popular Fashion in Indonesia
Long known as feminine and demure, Indonesia’s traditional kebaya is headed for a makeover at the hands of innovative designers.
- GCC seeks cooperation to achieve food security
The environment, agriculture and food security ministers of the GCC region met and agreed to enhance technology to evade the lurking threat of drought in the region.
- Afghan election body certifies parliamentary winners
KABUL — Afghanistan’s election commission said Sunday it would issue winners’ certificates to successful candidates in parliamentary polls, despite an ongoing fraud probe into the controversial results.
- Muslim representation in Bihar House still low
Despite most Bihar parties vying with each other in fielding more Muslim candidates, the representation of the community in the assembly has been less than impressive.
- Case against TV channel for ‘insulting’ Koranic verse
After Muslim groups took the issue of an alleged insult to a kalma (Koranic verse) in a TV comedy show to state home minister RR Patil, an FIR was registered on Saturday against the channel and the participants in the show, Bharati Singh and Shekhar Suman.
- Yemen ambassador meets vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University
Yemen ambassador to India Ms. Khadeeja Radman Ghanim has met the Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Professor P.K. Abdul Azis and discussed the problems of Yemeni students for pertaining to the admission in Ph.D. programme this year.
- National Seminar on ‘Minorities Educational Rights: New Challenges’ organised
The Millat Bedari Muhim Committee [MBMC], Aligarh, The Aligarh Movement Magazine and Jamia Urdu Aligarh have jointly held a National Seminar on Minoritie’s Educational Rights: New Challenges which was presided over by the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha , Dr. K. Rahman Khan, Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Salman Khursheed declared Key Note Address, Director of NCPUL, Government of India, Dr. M. Hamidullah Bhat and Eminent Social Worker Nafisa Ali were Guests of Honour.