Tribute to Sheikh Noor Alam Khalil Amini, the chief editor of Arabic monthly, Al-Daie

By Khursheed Alam Dawood Qasmi* Sheikh Waheeduz-Zaman Kairanavi (1930-1995) was one of the few exemplary teachers of Arabic language and literature whom the 20th century witnessed in India. During his long teaching services at Darul Uloom Deoband, not only he trained his students how to speak and write eloquent Arabic language; but he also trained them how to live an ideal life in the society as a good human being. He educated them in the way that wherever they went, they became the cause to enhance the glory and reputation…

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Eyeing on UP polls, conspiracy is being hatched in Noorpur of Aligarh

By Special Correspondent New Delhi: Social Democratic party of India (SDPI) alleged that in view of the next year’s assembly election in UP, a conspiracy is being hatched in the style of 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots in Noorpur of Aligarh district. A Dalit village boy was hired for wall-writing on Dalit houses to  create insecurity among Dalit dwellers  as they want to migrate from Noorpur for their safety.  A delegation of SDPI and Ambedkar Samaj party visited the village on Thursday to take stock of the situation and bust the conspiracy.…

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Eviction notice served to 15 households in Kashmir

New Delhi: As many as 15 households have been asked by the police and patwari [official who keeps land records] to evacuate their houses in two weeks in Srinagar’s Nishat area, reported Free Press Kashmir. According to the residents, on June 5, a group of police officers along with the local patwari visited the area and asked them to evacuate, adding that they are ‘illegal encroachers of land belonging to Surinder, son of Makandar’. However, the residents dismissed the claims and said the land was transferred from Surinder to the tenants back in…

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US Senate confirms 1st Muslim federal judge

Washington, The US Senate has confirmed Zahid Quraishi to become the first Muslim American federal judge in the country’s history. Senators on Thursday voted 81-16 to confirm Quraishi to serve as a district judge for the district court of New Jersey, Xinhua news agency reported. As many as 32 Republican Senators joined with Democrats to confirm him. “Quraishi will be the first American Muslim in US history to serve as an Article III federal judge. Third largest religion in the US; and he’ll become the first to ever serve as…

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The world is watching the unfolding Afghanistan scenario

By Haider Abbas The developing situation in Afghanistan is getting palpable particularly for US which had to leave after its most disastrous war with Afghan Taliban (AT) as US was forced to sit across with the same AT to negotiate its withdrawal. The present Ashraf Ghani government in Afghanistan is into facing an imminent battle as almost more than 90% of Afghanistan is now under AT control. AT is right now knocking close to the capital Kabul as US which is slated to leave by September 11 might leave even…

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