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Demonetisation paves way for 'Bank of Love' in Surat

Hindu temples in Britain ban 'animal fat' £5 note

King Salman nominates 29 women to 150-member Saudi Shoura Council

Syrian girl's tweets about war capture world's attention

Islamic body appeals Muslims to be cautious while using free Quran apps

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Meet Yoosaf Karikkayil - The Keralite who lights up UAE skyline

Indian-origin astronomer Vishnu Reddy spots tiniest asteroid

Court hearing of historic Brexit case starts in London

Bihar to hold 'longest human chain' on January 31 to back its dry law

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US moves to block Chinese purchase of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron

No Cash, No Queues But Cashless Pain Continues

No scope for interference with Muslim Personal Law: Jamiat to Supreme Court

RBI should publicly state bank wise supply of currency notes: Unions

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Palestinian start-ups innovate way past obstacles

HRD Ministry bats for cashless education campus

Students in literate states lead spike in protests: BPRD Data

Hindu outfits protest over relaxing dress code for women entering temple

Asaduddin Owaisi making way in arid political regions

Now you can't withdraw more than Rs 10,000 a month from Jan Dhan accounts

Pay traffic fine through swipe machine in Nashik

Uttar Pradesh cooperative banks took old currency in breach of RBI fiat

Escaped Khalistani terrorist Mintoo arrested in Delhi

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws Second Amendment Bill 2016 amid din

No plan to extend December 30 deadline for old notes: Govt

Focus on printing Rs 500 notes, will soon meet shortfall: Union Minister

Demonetisation: Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar declines to be in PM Modi's panel

Shivaji Maharaj's descendant says people will 'loot and destroy banks', Sena agrees

Malegaon blasts: Bombay HC seeks NIA's reply on discharge of Muslim accused

Legal tender deposits will lead to higher bank withdrawals: Reserve bank

Indian equities surge on value buying, rupee appreciation

Israel president decries move to quieten Adhan, urges members to vote against bill

Cabinet passes 2,479 entries for inclusion, 28 amendments in central list of OBC

Unemployed Punjab teachers climb water towers in 15 villages of Sukhbir's constituency

NITI Aayog forms panel to pave way for digital economy

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Union Minister refused dead body of brother, asked for new notes

Hyderabad's popular biryani restaurants hit post demonetisation

Scientists develop antiretroviral drugs to cut HIV sexual transmission risk

Demonetisation has come a cropper

Is there an undeclared Emergency today?

New currency notes shaky after void legal tenders

Bank runs out of notes, pays Rs 20,000 in 10 rupee coins to customer

BJP MP hits out at Jaitley, others for haphazard preparations post demonetisation

America under President Trump likely to be a difficult place for colored people

Al-Quds University campus stormed; Exhibits sabotaged and seized by Israeli troops

United Indonesia cannot be defeated, vow thousands in Jakarta

Huge wail of distress across India as demonetisation hits small, medium businesses hard

Ratan Tata backs demonetisation, seeks support for implementation

Azerbaijani artist writes The Holy Quran in gold on transparent black silk sheets

Thailand Princess, US professor conferred World Sanskrit Awards

Demonetization deadlocks Parliament; opposition launches united attack

Indian immigrant, who superimposed picture of Buddha on Holy Kaaba, arrested

Former J&K CM Farooq asks separatists to carry 'Azaadi Movement' to its conculsion

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US singer Janet Jackson breaks social media silence with 'Alhamdulillah' tweet

Jayalalithaa, 'Amma' to millions, loses battle with life after 74-day struggle

Indian-American Muslims pledge USD 100,000 for restoration of Jama Masjid in Aligarh Muslim University

SBI denies reports of waiving off Vijay Mallya's loan

Experts say shift from 'class' to 'mass' banking may hit bank bottomlines

Health News

Stuttering linked to brain circuits that control speech production: US researchers

Revealed: Watching porn linked to harmful sexual behaviour in teenagers

Possible for humans to regenerate body parts like acorn worms: Study

AIMIM further consolidates support base in Maharashtra

About 28 pc citizens yet to deposit old currency in bank: Survey

Muslim engineer offers his kidney to Sushma Swaraj

Delhi tops when it comes to selling used smartphones: Report

Israeli actions more barbaric than the Nazi regime: Turkish President Erdogan

MahaSangram Rally calls for dignity and justice to Dalits, Adivasis and Minorities

Views & Analysis

Happiness in the 'Demonetised Nation'

Celebrations have started all over the nation as the PM of India has implemented the historical & luminous idea of scrapping the currency notes of 500 & 1000 Rupee notes, ushering in an era of corruption-free India. This move has been welcomed by the citizens .. More

Prime Minister Modi turns out hermit for poverty eradication

Communal grumblings ebbing away hurriedly


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We are in love, say 'soon to be engaged' Civil Services toppers Tina Dabi and Athar Aamir

Real agenda behind demonetisation is to bail out non performing asset: Congress

It's been tough for small traders since demonetisation of Rs 500/1000 currency notes

CBSE UGC NET July 2016 results delayed, likely to be declared in next few days

When people thought Rajkot paper's report on demonetization is April fool prank


Jewellers claim 85-90% dip in domestic business, exports unaffected

Donald Trump vows to immediately deport up to three million immigrants

Delhi HC seeks CBSE's reply on plea for name change in certificates

Bill to amend 150-yr-old Christian divorce law in winter session

73-year-old Mumbai man dies in queue before a bank, big rush at ATMs

Moroccan cartoonist Riham El-Hour named on BBC’s 100 influential women list

6th grader Anvita Prashant Telang of Pune wins 'Doodle 4 Google' contest

Karnataka celebrates Tipu Sultan birth anniversary amid BJP protest

Karnataka minister Tanveer Sait caught watching porn during Tipu Sultan Jayanti

Fears of 'fake' new notes: Some quick ways to identify authenticity

A case of organised loot, legalised plunder: Ex Premier Manmohan Singh on demonetisation

Demonetisation: Inking right finger can’t catch big fishes

Dressed as folk performer, Andhra MP stages novel protest against demonetisation

'Fatal political error' not to bring Babri Masjid under Centre's control: Ex Union Minister

About Rs 1.15 cr in old currency notes looted from bank in Odisha

Lives of millions of Sunni Muslims ravaged, their towns, villages ransacked in war against ISIS

Curfew, tension in Vidisha town of Madhya Pradesh after Bajrang Dal leader killed

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya to release list of companies with black money

Salman Khurshid dares BJP to contest elections with cheques only

Will new notes which replace demonetised currency find itself in circulation soon?

No difference between a militant group and India's intelligence agency: Former spy

Congress, other Opp parties step up attack over currency chaos, plan joint protest

75% of parents feel academic school curriculum is at odds with practical world: Survey

A century after their adventure, Antarctic heroes help make discovery

Traditional drugs being developed for vector borne diseases

Fidel Castro, revolutionary Cuban icon, dies at 90

Assam records 25% business loss after demonetisation: FINER

Prof Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim conferred Royal Award for Islamic Finance 2016

Vitamin D may reduce respiratory infections in the elderly

Loom owners pay banned 500/1000 notes in wages, add to the pain of labourers

BJP on property buying spree in planned and phased manner before currency ban: Report

Ruckus in RS after Cong says people double than Uri terror attack died after demonetisation

Will new notes which replace demonetised currency find itself in circulation soon?

Questions from abroad Modi needs to answer on banned Rs 500 and 1000 notes

Najeeb Missing: Jamia Millia Islamia not cooperating in probe, says Delhi police

Thousands in Asia protest violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

This Artificial Intelligence technique associates images with sounds

Class 12th student commits suicide over no smaller denomination notes

Medium intensity earthquake hits Delhi, Haryana

Owing to opposition attack over demonetisation, govt unlikely to bring GST bills soon

Haj and Umrah visa fee too hefty but will not affect Indians: Haj Committee Chairman

Demand for Maharashtra minister's sacking after he admits Rs 91.5 lakh seized cash is his

Meet the Pakistani doctor who transplants hope to millions for free

Now, get Rs 2,000 cash from petrol pumps

Amid calls for investigation into Syria strikes, Russia withdraws from International Criminal Court

Sena wins in Sinnar, Manmad, Nandgaon; Sangamner votes for Cong, NCP retains Yeola

Shiv Sena takes a U-turn, praises Modi for 'historic demonetisation move'

To encourage cashless transactions, Railways waives off service tax for online booking

Puducherry Chief Minister Narayanasamy wins Nellithope bypoll defeating AIADMK

M Rengasamy of AIADMK wins Thanjavur bypoll

Will Priyanka to show up as new Indira Gandhi?

Bank union threatens to 'review' cooperation to demonetisation if employees are put to stress

Two differing medications safe for patient undergoing heart procedure
Rejigging two lakh ATMs may take over a month
Rs 2 lakh cr deposited in banks till Saturday afternoon post demonetisation: Jaitley

Poor are dying outside banks and Modi is doing Comedy Show: Asaduddin Owaisi

Top industry body asks Jaitley to remove withdrawal limit from current accounts

Demonetization Woes: Two pensioners die after collapsing in bank queues

RBI increases ceiling on Market Stabilisation Scheme to Rs 6,000 bn

Iranian leader Ali Khamenei ordered missile launch targeted at Makkah: Radjavi

Albanian Muslim woman fined 30k euros for refusing to remove Hijab in Italy

Students in Bengaluru on hunger strike, allege wrongly failed

PM Modi warns of further action against black money

Many ATMs vandalised as customers vent ire at machines

Kareem Abdul Jabbar conferred 'Medal of Freedom', lauded for defending Muslim faith

Recount a big 'scam', millions voted for Hillary Clinton illegally: Trump

Amul celebrates Verghese Kuriens birthday as 'National Milk Day'

India's temples turn richer with 'sin' currencies after November 8

Sex in virtual reality? Not a bad idea, say women

First give justice to Zakia Jaffrey, Ishrat Jahan then bat for women's rights: Owaisi

Delhi HC seeks CBSE's reply on plea for name change in certificates

Bill to amend 150-yr-old Christian divorce law in winter session

Happy sex life ensures super oral health

Nepanagar Eelection results: BJP's Manju Dadu defeats Antar Singh Bardeof Congress

10 crore Muslim women from all across India sign campaign supporting triple talaq: Muslim panel

Standing in queues for hours traumatic: SC on demonetisation, cash shortage

Supreme Court refuses to stay Govt's demonetisation notification

Photos showing Iranian clerics with prostitutes re-emerge in media

21-yr-old B.Com student wins Mr Arunachal Mega Model contest

They wanted to kill the missing JNU student, says eyewitness

Banks to use indelible ink to check syndicates, prevent multiple withdrawals

Third hospital hit in Syria's Aleppo within 24 hours; One dead, several injured

'Chalo JNU' protest continues, Students say no 'permission never required in free JNU'

NRIs feel the brunt of Narendra Modi's war on black money

Iran steps up weapons transfers to Yemen's Houthis via Oman: officials

Dileep Padgaonkar, veteran journalist and author, dies at 72

Bought land to build offices, nothing to do with demonetisation: BJP

Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts rise to Rs 64,250 cr

Computer scientists urge Hillary Clinton campaign to call for recount of votes

India: Cases of Matrimonial Discord Growing at Alarming pace

Demonetisation impact: 90% traders surveyed experience business decline

'Lover' who ditched girlfriend five years ago found in bank queue, receives thrashing

Generation X more at stroke risk than baby boomers, shows study

I'll take action against you: Rajya Sabha Deputy Chair to Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Bullied for wearing hijab, Muslim-American woman to compete Miss Minnesota pageant in Burkini

CBSE releases UGC NET December 2015 result after grievance redressal

Unaccounted deposits disclosed to taxman face 50% tax, lock-in of 4 years

RBI says new Rs 500 notes with faulty printing are valid

Own up responsibility and resign: Bank officers union to RBI Governor Urjit Patel

Muslims mimic Maratha Morcha, but leave behind garbage, unanswered questions

Bioartificial kidney comes a step closer

20-year-old Fardin Khan dies in Kolkata police custody

More sexual partners double prostrate cancer risk, research shows

Donald Trump has slight edge on Clinton in vital battleground states
US Polls: Hillary Clinton wins Dixville Notch midnight vote

Why India should avoid calling Interest free banks as Islamic banks?


Views & Analysis


UCC, Triple Talaq and Polygamy: Myths vs Facts

UAE doctors innovate world's first virtual heart clinic

Khalistani terrorist escapes after jail break in Punjab, probe launched

Maharashtra Beef Ban: Supreme Court adjourns matter for eight weeks

Civil Services toppers’ love clings to a secular tint !

Uniform Civil Code is part of Hindu nationalist agenda to 'discipline' Muslims: Feminist scholar

When Castro gave a bear hug to "sister" Indira Gandhi

SBI's digital platforms can handle high volume transactions: Official

Azmi defends Zakir Naik, accuses RSS, VHP of creating 'negative perception' about Islam

Two Arab members call Adhan in Israeli parliament to protest controversial law

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Pushing Uniform Civil Code counterproductive to rights of women: CPI-M

Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law Board and Women Activists both are hiding key facts

Hyderabad emerges as major hub of campaign against Uniform Civil Code

'Hindu, Christian personal laws also 'deficient'; Move to bring in UCC obnoxious'

India's Changing Palestine Policy and Hobnobbing with Israel

CPI-M wins in Tripura, BJP leads in Nepanagar assembly and Shahdol Lok Sabha bypolls

Railway board streamlining regional portals, RRB NTPC 2016 results soon: Official

British tabloid corrects its story “Ramadan train driver in crash” after adjudication

India's Directional Change- Predicaments and Prospects

Andhra plans to distribute free mobile phones, launch 'AP Purse' for cashless transaction

Protest breaks out on Black Friday in Chicago

Rs 26 cr seized ahead of civic polls in Maharashtra: EC

No counter exchange of old currency notes from Friday

Should we really worry about President Donald John Trump?

Republican Donald Trump elected President of the United States
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Trump's anti-Muslim rants disappeared due to technical glitch, are back on website

  Marty's family to return medal, commit suicide over government apathy

'Hate Won' - People of all ages, faiths and nationalities protest Trump victory in US

Russia-India oil deal challenges Saudi Arabia's supremacy in Asia

Uniform Civil Code divisive, will lead to social unrest, say Muslim scholars of all sects

House where Adolf Hitler was born to be demolished, says Austria

Indians used own cooking pots in Egypt during ancient Indo-Roman trade

Why scientists fear the worst under a Trump presidency

Assam records 25% business loss after demonetisation: FINER

Madhya Pradesh bypolls BJP's first post-demonetisation ground test

Government gets 20 registrations for regional air connectivity

Burkini ban: Latest tool to fight ISIS terrorists?

Keith Ellison - First Muslim elected to US Congress, Democratic Party savior?

Modi government spent more than Rs 36 crore on publicity to mark two years

Rising obesity in pregnancy raises risk for mother, child: Study

Top 10 tweeted food list has just one healthy item!

MPs, doctors, tobacco victims, public health advocates GST regime

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Saathi Nehal Ahmed: Socialist leader who refused to become CM despite numbers

Girl as Chief Election Commissioner; AISA, SFI alliance for first time in JNUSU polls

Britain should apologize for 1917 Balfour Declaration: Palestinian President at UN

Panic as Samsung Note 2 emits smoke on board IndiGo plane

Haifa researchers develop device from spinach to produce electricity

Sufi Conference or Plot to Create Rift among Muslims?

Thousands mourn as Nehal Ahmed laid to rest with full state honours
Nehal Ahmed to be laid to rest with full state honours
Veteran socialist leader Nehal Ahmed dies at 90

AEPC optimistic industry will benefit from Irani's enthusiastic, dedicated approach

Smriti Irani has taken charge as Textile Minister when the industry is in its worst phase

Sufism is voice of peace, co-existence, compassion and equality: Modi

New vehicles to have digital identity tag for paying highway toll

Welfare American Muslims lies in making common cause with Hispanics and Blacks

Revised drafts of GST laws issued, to be placed before Council

ISIS un-Islamic; in the garb of Muslims, they are defaming Islam: Owaisi, Clerics

Muslim teacher quits job in Sweden after being told to shake hands with male staff

'58 medical colleges to be upgraded, seats to go up by 10,000 in 2017'

'Love hormone' has potential to make men more spiritual: Duke varsity researchers

Modi govt's stand on minority status is "political": AMU to SC

Muslims work participation rate lowest, though literacy rate improves over a decade

Muslim votes gain significance as Clinton's massive lead over Trump narrows further

Meet Huma Abedin - The Indian-American who is Hillary Clinton's top aide

Kerala-based researcher Hemanth Joseph bypasses Apple's iPad activation lock

Hijab-wearing news anchor a first on Canada's CityNews

'Gossip Girl' Lisa Lynn Masters hangs herself in hotel room

Over 8,100 wilful defaulters owe Rs 76,685 cr to banks

SC refuses to accept rejection of names by Centre for appointment of judges

No Muslims or Hillary Supporters — We do not feel safe selling to terrorists: US shop

Reserve Bank of India to issue new Rs 50, Rs 20 notes soon, old notes valid

IT Department rejects declarations of Rs.2 lakh cr, Rs.13,860 cr after declarants found 'suspicious'

RBI increases ceiling on Market Stabilisation Scheme

Education & Career

RRB NTPC 2016 results of all regions now online; About three lakh shortlisted for stage 2 exam

Finaly, the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) declared online the results of the much awaited RRB NTPC CEN No 03/2015 for all regions on their respective official websites. Candidates can access the official websites  .... More
RRB NTPC 2016 results for Bangalore, Gorakhpur and Muzzafarpur regions declared

Meet Ansar Shaikh - Jalna auto-driver's son who cracked UPSC Civil Services Exams

Ansar Shaikh, one among the 34 Muslims out of the total 1,078 candidates recommended by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) based on the 2015 Civil Service Examination for different government posts, is son of an auto
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My mother besides other things is the force behind my success: UPSC topper Tina Dabi

English, Maths to be optional; Engineers to work as teachers soon in Maharashtra

To address what he says the deteriorating education quality and making early choices for the students, Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Wednesday said the state government is considering making English and 
 ... More

2nd rank Athar Aamir only Muslim among top 100 selected based on UPSC Civil Services 2015 exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recommends posting of the successful candidates on the basis of their ranks. Top ranked candidates are recommended for Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian ..... More
05 Muslims among 369 recommended for Maharshtra Civil Services

UPSC Civil Services Main Examination 2016: e-Admit Cards available for download

SBI JA/JAA Clerk Mains Examination 2016 results declared online, Check now

Supreme Court cancels counselling by private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh

Reports now say RRB NTPC 2016 results will be declared by Oct end or Nov first week

Karnataka TET 2016: Online registration begins, apply before November 9

NEET-PG and NEET-MDS 2016 exam schedule announced

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results in October, 2nd stage NTPC Exam in Nov/Dec: Railway Board

Technical glitches make Civil Services aspirants hard to check UPSC CS 2016 Prelims results

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam results to be declared on or before September 20: Reports

FYJC Admission 2016: Special Round 3 Merit List to be released online today

Maharashtra SSC Class 10 Supplementary Exam results 2016 declared online

Maharashtra Class 10 SSC July 2016 supplementary exam results to be declared Tuesday August 30

Maharashtra SSC July 2016 Exam result delayed, Will there be Special Round for admission to FYJC

UPSC: e-Admit cards for NDA and Naval Academy Sept 2016 exams available for download

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results declared; Check now at

Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results to be declared today at 01:00 pm

Maharashtra HSC/SSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results likely to be declared soon

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam Answer Key released online

NEET 2016 - Phase 1 and Phase 2 results declare; Het Shah topper, Ekansh Goyal 2nd

Why residents want Trump's name removed from these New York high-rises

India forms task force to facilitate currency exchange for Nepal, Bhutan

Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims banned from teaching Holy Quran to their children

Arakan News Agency reported that the authorities summoned dozens of Rohingya teachers in a number of neighborhoods, south of Maungdaw city, and forced them to sign a written pledge not to engage in the future in teaching the Qur'an or anything related to Islamic religion even inside  ... More

Inside Syria: An eyewitness account of broken families, grief and survival

During the day I got news that my flight back to Damascus had been cancelled and there will be no flight on Saturday at all. Then, they got me a last-minute seat on Syrian Airlines departing at 2300 tonight. It gets delayed
 ... More

Malegaon on top in the list of 22 towns seeking district status: Maharashtra minister

Stating that the Nashik district is under proposal to be divided and a separate Malegaon district will be carved out, Minister of State Revenue Department, Govt. of Maharashtra Sanjay    ... More

Sleuths colluded with Hindu terrorists, Muslims nabbed deliberately: Ex IG Police

Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Maharashtra SM Mushrif on Friday while demanding that the erring officers should be booked immediately alleged that the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) officers were
 .... More

Saudi Arabia not given enough credit for fighting extremism, terrorism: Envoy

Record number of Muslims register for 2016 US Presidential election

Palestinians mark 99 years of Balfour Declaration, Call on Britain to apologise

Egg freezing gains popularity among career conscious women

Cess on demerit goods against promise made for GST, will have cascading effect

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind demands action against those involved in Bhopal encounter

Time for Indian Muslims to take account of their 70 years old political impotence

Kidnapped from Chibok, Nigerian school girl found with baby

Married woman raped by Ashram head in Vrindavan

Target Incongruities Latter, Codify Muslim Personal Law First

In 'hub of polygamy' Saudi Arabia over 5 lakh have more than one wife

No evidence of exodus of any community from Kairana: Minorities Commission

Bad loans, not interest rates impeded lending to industries: Research

An overwhelming 88% of Moroccan children use Internet on daily basis: Survey

From pizza delivery boy to owner of Kargil Today - Success story of Mohd Husain

UPSC 2017 prelims exam to be held in June instead of August

In one year, India's TB deaths doubled. Here's why

The Golden Age of Andalusia - present day Spain, during period of Muslims

UP Polls: SP, BJP in a neck-and-neck contest; BSP a close third: C Voter survey

Love amid tension: Kashmir policeman marries girl from Pakistan

Iran backed channel faked news to sabotage India-Saudi Arabia ties; routed

Mahatma Gandhi Murder: Battle lines drawn between Rahul, RSS

CBSE Class 10 Compartmental Exam 2016 results declared online

Madhya Pradesh Board HSC Class 10 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

CGL 2016 Tier-I Revised Exam: SSC releases new schedule for Admit Card download

Madhya Pradesh Board HSSC Class 12 Supplementary exam results 2016 announced

Vitamin D may reduce respiratory infections in the elderly

Events in Kashmir 'hurt our conscience', Turkish President Erdogan says in Pakistan

Urdu World





Absolutely unblemished and world class: Zafar Sareshwala on Saudi handling of Haj

Stating that outsiders will never be able to appreciate or understand what Saudi Arabia has done, and is doing, to ensure the smooth flow of what is an unbelievably massive congregation, Zafar Sareshwala, the  ... More
Iranians flock to Karbala as Muslims move to Arafat to perform Hajj

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais leads the prayers on Arafat Day, calls for Muslim unity

New Kiswa, embroidered with 120kg of gold, 25kg of silver threads, put on Holy Kaaba

Hajj 2016: Pilgrims perform stoning of devil ritual, King Salman in Mina to oversee security
Around two million Muslims from around the world move to Arafat for key Hajj ritual

With prayers on their lips, pilgrims stream into Mina as first leg of Haj journey begins

Animal Sacrifice or Direct Cash To Poor People - The Upshot

Muslims are not alone who consume meat as a powerful lobby is trying to project. A huge majority in the world considers non-vegetarian food as their first choice. Likewise, animal sacrifice is not the monopoly of Islam and Muslims alone. Religious scriptures are testimony   ... More
Muslims earn peanut; Govt, Hindus benefit most from animal slaughter in India

Haj affairs handed over to Ministry of Minorities despite opposition by Muslims

Ignoring the strong opposition by the Muslims, the Modi government finally handed over the management of Haj affairs to Ministry of Minorities. The Haj affairs, which till now were handled by Ministry of External Affairs, have been given under the charge of Minorities . ... More

Special Reports


Why author Akshaya Mukul refused to accept Ramnath Goenka award from Modi

Revealed: Why astronauts become visually impaired on longer missions

Iranian film 'Daughter' wins Golden Peacock award at IFFI 2016

Aghas of Haram: The elite group serving Holy Mosques in Makkah and Madinah

What if Railways mend snags earlier! Former PM Shastri’s poise vital now

Goa stops govt recruitment to implement 7th pay panel recommendations

447 crack National Defence Academy and Naval Academy 2016 Exam - I: UPSC

Malegaon schoolgirl is Internet sensation after her speech on triple talaq, Muslim quota goes viral

Muslims elated as Athens readies for city's first mosque

 CJI lambasts Centre, says courts lying vacant without judges due to lackadaisical attitude

Restricting exchange of old currency notes will lead to more chaos, anarchy: Congress

With provision for women, Masjid Abdul Rauf could have been more impeccable

Report points to Iran 'weapon pipeline’ to Yemen

'Modest Fashion Show 2016' for Muslim women opens in Tokyo

Happiness in the 'Demonetised Nation'

Muslim Personal Law Board reaffirms its stand on triple talaq, opposes Common Civil Code


Hindutva, Ram Temple, UCC - Asaduddin Owaisi outsmarts Swamy at Times LitFest debate

Islamic Finance

Reserve Bank of India invites suggestions on 'Interest Free' windows in commercial banks

The committee headed by Deepak Mohanty in its report posted on the RBI website on December 29, 2015 had recommended that banks open a separate window offering interest-free deposits and advances to address financial .. More

Islamic Finance to grow to $3 trillion by 2018: Report

Islamic finance has been growing rapidly over the past decades, reaching $1.8 trillion in 2014 and is expected to exceed $3 trillion by 2018, according to - a leading online platform for the management consulting ... More

Space scientist Anil Bhardwaj among six Infosys Prize winners

Tanzeem Ulema-e-Islam stages protest against Uniform Civil Code

Army Veteran dies on his way to exchange money in Madhya Pradesh

UN study charts extent of unregulated gold mining in Colombia, links to organized crime

Christian-majority Kenya to allow use of Islamic finance, join OIC

Islamic Finance set to expand in more countries: David McLean

Al-Hillal Bank rolls out Shariah-compliant MasterCard

Halal India launches online restaurant guide

'Buddhist' Cambodia mulls Islamic Finance to attract investment

'Prime Minister bats for Islamic Finance when away, ignores at home'

Rampant misconceptions about Islamic banking stop its growth

Shariah Portfolio Management Services (PMS) launched in Mumbai

Islamic Banking more than Muslims beneficial for India: British Advisor

Islamic fashion council introduces modest fashion designs to global fashion schools

LG launches dual camera smartphone in India; Price Rs 19,990, Battery 2,520mAh

New radio technology lets smartwatches use power from larger devices

Jobs and Career

Work From Home: Opportunities and Benefits

Health & Technology

Google launches 'Artificial Intelligence' powered Pixel smartphone

With powerhouse specifications, both the devices have similar hardware under the hood. Pixel smartphones are fitted with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 821 Quad core (2x 2.15 Ghz and 2x1.6 Ghz) processors, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and run on Android Nougat   ... More
Rs 9,499 Xiaomi Redmi 3S Plus now available in retail stores

Coolpad Note 5 with Qualcomm SD 617 Octacore processor launched at Rs 10,999

Naureen Taj among 12 innovators to represent India at Intel Science and Eng Fair

Naureen Taj Qabeera T N of Lakshadweep is among 12 next-generation innovators part of the 'Team India 2016' to represent the country at the prestigeous Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) in May 2016 at 
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  Uzma's solar-powered air conditioner among 800 projects on display at Science Fest

  Syed Sajjad of Bengaluru travels 3,000 km in self-built solar car

  15-year-old Jharkhand student develops jacket that helps the blind

Junk food TV commercials trigger unhealthy choices among kids

Turns out, virtual reality, treadmill training may prevent falls in elderly

Drunk women may engage more in unprotected sex: Study

Painkillers, antidepressants work differently for men, women

Want a better memory? Eat Mediterranean diet

Internet Saathi: Transforming lives of women through digital education

Household air pollution may up risk of heart attack

One woman dies every 5 minutes during pregnancy: WHO

Over 2,500 Indian kids suffer from brain tumour every year

Diabetes-heart disease, a deadly combination

Weight-loss surgery may improve sex life too


Reliance Jio, Civic officers issued notices over Telecom Tower Scam; JD(S) fast unto death ends

Five days after ten Janata Dal (Secular) activists went on fast unto death against rampant corruption in Malegaon Municipal Corporation (MMC), the commissioner sent  ... More

Malegaon civic body leased out land to Reliance Jio for peanuts, Auditor wants deal cancelled

  'Water Grace, corporators get richer while Malegaon becomes filthier day by day'


As Kashmir burns, Nero’s of Delhi durbar are playing ‘Vade Matram

The states like Uttar Pardesh (Northern Province) and Madhya Pradesh (Central Province) are colonial legacies. If we apply the benchmark of regional, linguistic and cultural entities these states do not have any rational basis ... More

Salafis risked their safety to condemn terrorism, British author finds after research

Rejecting the myth that Salafis secretly support terrorism while publicly claiming to respect the law of the land, a British author after an extensive rsearch of more than two and half years found that they are actually explicitly.. More

Muslim female entrepreneurs rule the show at first IMEN summit, Start-up showcase

A new initiative aimed at driving Muslim involvement in India’s startup and technology economy hosted by Indian Muslim Entrepreneurs Network (IMEN) in Pune    ... More
Pune to host first Muslim Entrepreneurs Network Conference on February 7

Without legs, Hijabi, from Urdu medium - yet a doctor, Roshan also has golden voice

Having lost both legs in a train accident, facing acute poverty, studying in a Urdu medium school and belonging to a conservative Muslim family. She would not have needed r  
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Una incident has bridged gap, opens the doors of Dalit Muslim unity

Somnath is the place which is also known for Advani's infamous Rath Yatra. The yatra began from Somnath on 25 September 1990, and passed through hundreds of villages and cities ... More

Una assault lifts lid on atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat

Ahmedabad Dalit rally calls for end to discrimination, oppression and political apathy

How police act and media cover murder and rape of poor in India?

Hearing their cries, Zahur’s son-in-law Zafruddin and his wife, sleeping a few meters away on the charpoys in the open, rush to the room. Both of them are badly thrashed. Zafar is in a critical condition. He has been shifted to the Trauma ... More

Faith beats time and heat as Rozedars in India meet longest and hottest Ramadan

Though challenging for the faithful who are fasting, Ramadan in summer however has brought cheers for those in air-conditioner and air-cooler business. Realizing the severe weather conditions, many trustees ... More

Ramadan 2016 fasting will be longest in Denmark and Sweden, shortest in Argentina and Australia

Fasting has positive impact on human body, confirmed once again

After LPG, Hyundai now launch Grand i10, Xcent sedan with dealer-fitted CNG kits

Meet the 'Gubbare Wale Chacha' spreads message of communal harmony in Kanpur

2015 In Retrospect

2015 In Retrospect: Start-ups, Digital India dominated IT growth

The software services and product-driven industry have been on track this year to register again a double digit (12-14 percent) growth in fiscal 2015-16. But the surge in start-ups and the Digital India plan have redefined the rules of the game," industry body Nasscom president R. Chandrashekhar
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2015: The deadliest year on record for American Muslims

The USCMO are: American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA)
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2015 in Retrospect: Indian foreign policy initiatives - Lahore the showstopper

Water on Mars, new human relative made science headlines

Call drops to 4G: Full spectrum of bad, good for telecom

ISRO: A year of commercial launches

Mix of red, amber, green light for auto industry

From to drones, India enters new technology era

Blood and water cannot flow together: PM Modi tells on Indus Water Treaty

Blood and water cannot flow together, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been reported as saying while chaired    ... More

Act to designate Pakistan 'State Sponsor of terrorism' introduced in US Congress
Experts warn against using Indus Waters Treaty as a strategic tool
Shiv Sena takes a dig at Modi, says Pakistan PM now showing "56-inch chest"

Kashmiris deserve empathy and affinity, not ruthlessness, iron fist: Asaduddin Owaisi

Lambasting the government for its Kashmir policy and taking it to the task for the civilians killed and injured in the last twelve days, Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi  ... More

India lashes out at Pakistan over Kashmir; Asks it to vacate POK

Congress questions government silence on China’s Kashmir comment

MIDC comes to rescue of industrialists without power connection in Malegaon

Taking a swift and commendable action, senior Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) officials Tuesday visited the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution... More
Industrial area under MIDC, and without electricity - it can happen only in Maharashtra

Muhammad Ali laid to rest, Thousands line up to pay last respect

Muhammad Ali was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, after one last drive through his hometown in a motorcade ... More

Once a 'church boy' this is how Muhammad Ali became Champion of Muslims

Thousands bid farewell to ‘Ambasador of Peace’ Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali dies: Messages of condolence pour in from across the world

Indian boxer who accepted Muhammad Ali’s challenge twice is victim of govt apathy

Survival, not aspirations, key for over 65% Muslim students in Maharashtra: Study

Though enrolment rate of Muslim students, especially the girls, in Maharashtra schools has improved in recent years, an alarming number - more than 65% of them, worry more . ... More





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