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Why some parties are relieved and others jittery after high voter turnout in Mumbai?

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Nagpur NMC Elections 2017: Ruling BJP leads on 19 seats

SBI ATM dispenses fake Rs 2,000 notes by 'Entertainment Bank of India'

Owaisi's AIMIM set to open account in Nashik civic body, counting of votes still on

Stakes are high for Raj Thackeray's MNS as Nashik gears up for counting of votes Thursday

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Mumbai BMC Elections: Shiv Sena leads on 72 seats; BJP ahead on 40, Congress on 14 seats

Nashik NMC Elections 2017: BJP leads on 16 seats, Shiv Sena ahead in 07

PMC Elections 2017: BJP leads on 30 seats, set to rule the Pune Civic Body

Top Headlines

Asaduddin Owaisi's men walk in Mumbai, Solapur civic bodies; Counting of votes still on

Rais Shaikh, Akhtar Qureshi of Samajwadi Party win 2017 Mumbai civic elections

Haji Halim Khan of Shiv Sena wins 2017 Mumbai civic elections

Waqarunnisa Ansari of AIMIM loses 2017 Mumbai Civic Elections

Rukhsana Siddiquee and Saira Azmi of Samajwadi Party win Mumbai civic elections

Amit Shah coins 'Kasab' as the latest acronym to target Cong, SP and BSP

Syrian refugees are 'terrorists', says Assad; backs Trump's Muslim ban

UPSC Civil Services Main 2016 Results: About 3000 short listed for interviews to be held in March

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2016 results declared online, Click here to check

A pioneer in many ways: Osmania University at 100

When Ghalib made Justice T.S. Thakur expedite a hearing

Tamil Nadu Politics – Good, Bad or Ugly

Sasikala sacks Panneerselvam, other MLAs; AIADMK power war escalates

Minorities in India under Modi being treated with hatred, discrimination: USCIRF

Parties are seeking votes on the basis of religion: Allahabad HC told

MHT CET 2017 to be held on May 11; Last date of application is March 23

Azerbaijan: President Aliyev names wife Mehriban Aliyeva as First Vice President

NEET 2017: Modi govt urged to lower cut-off score

SC hearing on Triple Talaq: Modi govt submits issues for adjudication

Sasikala loyalist Palaniswamy takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

10-year-old Turkish girl is youngest ever to address the United Nations

Outrage after bill banning Azan on loudspeakers gets Israeli Parliament's nod

Scores of students ask CBSE to allow them to modify NEET online application

Hijab: What is perfect in Sharjah reduces to zero in Dubai?

Sooner than later govt will realise the folly of demonetisation, says Chidambaram

CBSE UGC NET January 2017: All you need to know about the release of official Answer Key, OMR Sheet

Rijju concerned over 'shrinking' Hindu population in India, Opp hits back citing census data

Hijab: What is perfect in Sharjah reduces to zero in Dubai?

'If prayers are allowed at Taj Mahal mosque why not in Bibi Ka Maqabara, Aurangabad'

Are we hating Donald Trump for wrong reasons? - Creating its own niche in Muslim fashionistas

e-Summon Letter for Indian Forest Service Examination 2016 released online

125 contestants participate in Quran memorization competition held in Italy

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No plans to roll out new Rs 1,000 notes: Govt

Oscar winners spurn Israel's all-expenses paid luxury tour offer

Asaduddin Owaisi: Only my death can silence me, not threats and bans

Maeeshat presents a special issue on ‘Mumbra: A town of opportunities’

Mahmood Ahmed Madani in graft case: Court grants bail

Russia on course to implement Islamic Finance in its banks

UAE ambassador to Afghanistan Juma Al Kaabi dies of injuries sustained in blast

Govt caps coronary stent prices to check unethical practices

Bank official under lens for currency-exchange found dead; Police probe murder or suicide

UPSC Civil Services: All you need to know about 2016 Main Exam Results, Personal Interviews

Umayyad palaces in Jerusalem declared part of Israel’s ‘Holy Basin’

Bihar defeat still haunts BJP, Sanjay Nirupam on Mumbai vs Patna comments

Manipur State Polls: BJP rejects charges of ignoring Muslims in ticket distribution

Rajasthan board Class 10 date sheet: 2017 Exam begins on March 9 and ends on March 21

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, 7 others acquitted in Sunil Joshi murder case

RBI proposes bank transaction charges waiver, decrease in credit card interest rate

Now, demand for lifting ban on buffalo race in Karnataka

Give Rs 1,000 subsidy to buy smartphones: CM panel to Modi govt

Supreme Court to hear pleas against Tamil Nadu amendment for Jallikattu on January 31

Karnataka government bats for buffalo race 'Kambala'

Syria's Bashar al Assad attends business meet after illness rumours

18 lakh taxpayers to get I-T notices to explain large deposits

NEET in Urdu - Health Ministry official says demand is impractical, unreasonable

NEET 2017 be held in 80 cities on May 7, Last date of application March 1

Sohail Ansari, Ajay Kapoor among 25 candidates in Congress second list for UP polls

French President Hollande urges Europe to respond firmly to Trump

Mumbai Congress Minority Cell Chief Nizamuddin Rayeen quits, likely to join Owaisi's AIMIM

Bohra women's campaign against 'Female Genital Mutilation' receives thousands of signature

Trump's ban provisional internal security affair, not against Islam or Muslims: UAE

Maratha Kranti Morcha protest across Maharashtra; Reports of violence in Aurangabad, Sindhudurg

Modi goes all guns blazing against Manmohan Singh in RS, Infuriated Congress walks out

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Belgium to arrest ex-Israeli FM Tzipi Livni for war crimes if she lands in Brussels

Contrary to constitution and law to ask minority schools to follow govt circular: HC

UPSC National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam (I) 2017 on April 23

When it comes to air pollution, poor are left to die: Scientist

BJP releases first list of candidates for UP, Uttarakhand; Sangeet Som retained

CBSE 2017 Class 10, Class 12 exams postponed by a week, to begin from March 9

IGNOU enterance test for management courses to be held on February 5

JNU students urge UGC to revoke M.Phil, Ph.D admission notification

Indian smartphone maker Intex launches Cloud Style 4G at Rs 5,799

Abu Dhabi to set up Personal Status and Inheritance Court for non-Muslims

Union Budget to be tough exercise post-note ban: Assocham

Vijay Bhatkar is new Vice Chancellor of Nalanda University

RSS stand on Hindutva stumbling block in party's progress: BJP young generation

'Sangh Parivar' gives maximum patronage to nepotism : Bihar Dy Chief Minister

Longest ever human chain created in Bihar against liquor consumption

As Mohammed Al Nahyan, Modi watched, state-run oil companies of Abu Dhabi, India sign deal

Campaigning ends in Punjab, Goa; Polling in both the states on February 4

Tax officers and employees to protest on Monday against GST Council decisions

RRB NTPC Stage II Exam: Results likely to be declared before February 28

1,809 including 10 AIMIM candidates file nominations for Nagpur Municipal Corporation elections

Cotton prices down on sluggish demand

Owaisi to kick-start MIM Uttar Pradesh poll campaign with rally in Kairana

Chicago varsity researchers discover planet-eating star, similar to Sun

European Union is against relocation of US embassy to Jerusalem

Polling ends in BMC, other Maharashtra civic bodies; fate of 17,331 candidates sealed in EVM

Science & Technology

More sustainable energy with new hydronium-ion battery soon

This is why there are three different layers of iron in solar system

New Zealand scientists voice fears over Trump administration's moves

Japanese tech giant Kyocera introduces new washable smartphone

Is Android pattern lock really the best option to safeguard smartphones?

Experts say driverless cars need new regulations to ensure safety

Will US be global leader in science and innovation under Trump? Americans not sure

First triple talaq, now electricity during Ramzan: Modi back to communal politics in Uttar Pradesh

Health News

Fasting diet could reduce cardiovascular risk factors: Study

Food-borne bacterium likely to cause miscarriage threat early in pregnancy

Chronic knee pain may be treated online: Study

05-year-old Pakistan girl gets new lease of life after liver transplant in India

Work-hard, play-hard culture may put athletes at higher risk of substance abuse: Study

First-born children are smarter than younger siblings? Not exactly

Pregnant and smoking? You can damage your child's hearing ability

Beware! Your memories are in danger of being lost if you are sleep derived

Sex of a baby is associated with pregnant women's immune responses

Was Gujarat celebrating Ramzan or Diwali during 2002 riots, Asaduddin Owaisi asks Modi

Revealed: Conditions in womb can affect brain development in teenage

Tips to boost academic performance of girls

Minority schools not compelled to absorb surplus teachers: Bombay High Court

Clamour to extend Haj 2017 application deadline grows louder

Views & Analysis
Tamil Nadu Politics – Good, Bad or Ugly

The internal turmoil in AIADMK has seen a few twist and turn and at the center of controversy is V.K Sashikala, the close confide of late Jayalalitha, who first got elected as the General Secretary of the party and then harbored the ambition to be the third woman Chief Minister of the state. ... More

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A pioneer in many ways: Osmania University at 100

Very quickly, this model that was developed to ensure large numbers of students and high quality became an easy one to replicate and other Universities followed the example set up by Osmania and the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University.   .. More

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Tarek Fatah under India’s hospitality: Playing Host for an Enemy of Peace

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Prolonged exposure to work-related stress may cause cancer

Shiv Sena ticket aspirant hacked to death in Nashik

Asaduddin Owaisi links Jallikattu protest to Uniform Civil Code, warns Hindutva brigade

Mauritius: Indian-origin PM hands over power to son, angry Oppn demands fresh polls

NEET like single test for engineering colleges likely from next academic year

65.5% turnout in by and large peaceful second phase Uttar Pradesh assembly elections

Lucknow girl tops CA finals; Bhiwandi boy 2nd and Ahmedabad girl 3rd in India

NIA refutes allegation of bias, says thorough probe revealed Hindu terrorists involved in Malegaon blasts

'Useless to raise withdrawal limit when ATMs are dry and out of cash'

Maharashtra govt suspends selfie GR to track school dropouts after flak

64.2% polling in Uttar Pradesh Phase 1 elections, fate of 839 candidates sealed in EVM

Republic Day celebrated across India with pomp, pageantry

Nashik oil pipeline leak floods several farms with diesel

Jaitley proposes National Testing Agency, Annual Learning Outcomes to improve quality education

Russian 'ship of shame' returning from Syria, says Britain's Defense Minister

Tablighi Jamaat India head has gone astray, must repent: Darul Uloom Deoband

Iran vows "roaring missiles" if threatened, defies new sanctions

MANUU urged to reschedule February 26 B.Ed. Entrance Test

Tariq Mansoor, Abusaleh Shariff or Shahid Jameel - President requested to select new AMU VC

Career in Police – Good Option for Ghatee Youths

India getting tired of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Syedi Husain Husamuddin, Dawoodi Bohra community's deputy in-command, dies at 100

Law Minister rakes up triple talaq again, says govt committed to end 'evil social practice'

AIMIM fields 25 candidates for Pune Municipal Corporation elections

Lata Salve, Anjana Gaikwad, Gyaneshwar Pawar among 14 AIMIM candidates in Pimpri-Chinchwad

83% vote to elect new 40-member Goa assembly, fate of 250 candidates sealed

Islamic banking has no relevance in India: Union Finance Ministry

29 key facts you must know about demonetization, withdrawal of old 500/1000 notes
Two key accused in Malegaon blasts case were killed in ATS custody: Report

UK Supreme Court orders Oxford to stand trial after Faiz Siddiqui's lawsuit

Punjab Assembly Polls: 70 % polling; Technical glitches, skirmish at some places

Obama's farewell address could have well been for Indians

Al-Azhar for verbal divorce if all requirements are met, rejects El- Sissi's call to reform

Central varsities must revise their curricula once in every three year: UGC

Half of Russians back lifting the ban on wearing hijabs in schools: Poll

Rabbis believe God has sent Trump to help rebuild Israel, fulfil Torah prophecies: Ex Minister

German passport world's strongest; Singapore, Sweden next and India ranks 78th

Congress for 'soft Hindutva' in Manipur, Uttarakhand to counter BJP's rising influencet

College campuses across the United States S hold 'World Hijab Day' in solidarity with Muslims

Holding Quran, first female-Somali-Muslim sworn into Minnesota House of Representatives

Haj 2017 application closed, statewise Qurrah/Draw for pilgrim selection from March 14

Revealed - Link between weight gain prevention and diabetes risk

Helper cells' can turn toxic, contribute to damage caused by brain injury

Anti-inflammatory drugs can cause stomach ulcers, bleeding: Research

Obese women take longer time to achieve pregnancy: Research

Tata and Infosys – India’s corporate sector in the news

Considerable improvement in registration of students in higher education: Govt

Explosion at French nuclear power plant, Five injured

Indian-origin student in Dubai is youngest to vie for 'Drones for Good' Dh1m prize

Holy Kaaba sanitized after 'mentally disturbed' man attempted to set himself on fire

Hindi links to ministry's portal, Urdu misses from Modi government's 'trilingual' Haj website

Divorce granted by church court can't override law: Supreme Court

Russian 'ship of shame' returning from Syria, says Britain's Defense Minister

Suffering from depression, chronic pain? Try acupuncture

10 soldiers killed in two Kashmir avalanches, four missing

UPSC CDS Exam II Results: Over 8,500 crack 2016 written exam, qualify for interview

Will 'Triple Talaq' reap votes for BJP in Uttar Pradesh?

Teachers on election duty: Rajya Sabha members express concern

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway cites fake terror attack to defend visa ban

Ajay Rai, Aditi Singh in Congress list of 29 candidates for UP polls released today

India's domestic passenger traffic up more than 23% in 2016: IATA

Muslim gender gap in educational attainment is shrinking, says latest survey

About 100 from 17 Western countries converted to Islam at Al-Aqsa in last 2 years

Muslims welcome Lindsay Lohan to Islam, friends say she is just "educating herself"

Shiv Sena snaps alliance with BJP for Mumbai, other civic polls in Maharashtra

Jallikattu Protests - ‘Bliss was to be alive, to be young was heaven’

Protest against ban on Jallikattu continues for second day

India creates world record, launches 104 satellites at one go

Will welcome those fleeing terror, war regardless of their faith: Canadian PM

Businessman Firoz Merchant pledges $1 mn to pay off expat debts in UAE

Shah contradicts Law Minister, says BJP will consult Muslim women on triple talaq if wins in UP

US, allied navies launch maritime exercise near Iran waters

How can one fall victim to online recruitment fraud

UPSC releases e-Admit Cards for CISF AC (EXE) LDCE - 2017 exams

Septuagenarian father, his dumb daughter found hanging on same rope in Bengal

MANUU postpones B.Ed. Entrance Test to March 5

Thousands file nominations for 227-member Mumbai Maha Nagar Palika polls

Minister's son marries in Mass Wedding Ceremony, Malegaon sets social example

10-year-old Turkish girl is youngest ever to address the United Nations

Congress led India to path of economic progress, what Modi did as Prime Minister, Shiv Sena asks

Trump feels Israeli settlement not 'good for peace', but serious on moving US mission to Jerusalem

Breakthrough in development of faster recharging batteries after new insight

NEET 2017 will be counted as first attempt, says CBSE

Govt yet to take a call on imposing Banking Cash Transaction Tax: Das

TISS NET 2017 results to be released online shortly

Man tries to set himself on fire near Holy Kaaba inside Masjid al Haram in Makkah

Pupil Teacher Ratio satisfactory, but correct deployment of teachers still a concern: Govt

Demonetisation Impact: Farm to powerloom, textiles totter

Post demonetisation cash crunch to impact banks' asset quality: Fitch

Families split; Muslim world shocked after Trump's order to restrict entry into the United States

Iran to bar Americans in response to Trump's 'insulting' ban

Brooklyn District Court blocks Trump order on Muslim immigration

India: Cases of Matrimonial Discord Growing at Alarming pace

BJP fumes over Asaduddin Owaisi's 'Jallikattu protest lesson for Hindutva forces' analogy

One dies in stampede to see Shah Rukh Khan at Vadodra railway station

Trump's inauguration speech similar to villain Bane's of The Dark Knight Rises?

75-year-old booked for raping great grand-daughter in Nashik

1,145 candidates in fray for February 4 Punjab assembly polls

'Biggest increase' or 'restoration' - Minister and Consul General differ on Indian Haj quota

Burj Khalifa to be lit up in tri-colour to mark India's Republic Day

Explain deaths of 500 tribal schoolgirls: NHRC to Maharashtra

Turned Out - Getting period at 11 or younger age ups risk of early menopause

Samajwadi Party - Congress finally seal alliance for Uttar Pradesh polls

A New Debate - Universal Basic Income

MPPSC State Services Prelims February 2017 Exams: Admit Cards released online

Women in hijab are beautiful and free, not caged: Dangal girl Zaira hits out at BJP minister

1965, when India decisively frustrated Pakistan's designs under Shastri's leadership

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

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


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UCC, Triple Talaq and Polygamy: Myths vs Facts

Miffed with ticket distribution, BJP leaders lie down in front of Uttar Pradesh Chief's car

UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2016 results released online

India's survival as a united country for 70 years a miracle: Ramachandra Guha

Indian Equities soar ahead of Uniond Budget, indices touch 2017 highs

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

Iran is biggest state sponsor of terrorism: US Defense Secretary

Emirates, Etihad, Qatar to allow barred passengers on US-bound flights

US imposes new sanctions on Iranian entities after missile test

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

Israeli rabbis approve polygamy to counter "Arab demographic threat"

Six policemen injured, 217 arrested during protests against Trump inauguration in Washington

State-sponsored Jallikattu called off in Alanganallur as protesters refuse to allow officials

Protesters rally worldwide in solidarity with 'Sister Marches' in Washington

India's Changing Palestine Policy and Hobnobbing with Israel

Pune man transplanted heart of brain dead Surat man in Mumbai

Samajwadi Party candidate dies due to heart attack in Uttar Pradesh

Former Maharashtra CM Chavan accuses Prime Minister Modi of using 'filthy' language

First eclipse of 2017 Saturday February 11 at 4:02:02 am, can be seen from India

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Taj Mahal, Aleppo And Our Future!

Normalcy in banking system will return by February-end: SBI Chairperson

Little evidence demonetisation succeeded in combating corruption, black money: US daily

Muslim girls must take swimming classes with boys: European Court of Human Rights

Neither insurance company nor its agents are trustworthy in sales process: Assocham study

Mukhtar Ahemad Nadvi Tech Campus holds first convocation, Mansoora crosses another landmark

Premenstrual mood disorder result of dysregulation in certain gene activity

In-vitro fertilisation mistake means eggs fertilisation by wrong sperm

Revealed: What causes stuttering

New imaging technique to detect onset of vision loss

Brain and tooth size didn't co-evolve in humans

Implants impact sex life: Alicia Douvall

Tarek Fatah under India’s hospitality: Playing Host for an Enemy of Peace

A staggering 36,779 candidates win unopposed in Odisha panchayat polls

840 candidates in fierce battle for 73 seats in first phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls

Headmaster rapes teacher in Madhya Pradesh govt school, arrested

Clinical trial of Unani medicine for diabetes soon: AMU researcher

Why Muslims can never surrender their claim on Babdri Masjid

Seeking votes on the basis of religion, race or caste illegal: Supreme Court

RRB NTPC Stage 2 Exam: Official Answer Key, Objection Tracker released online

UP board Class 10 Exam 2017 date sheet released

Budget 2017: The school education crisis - and opportunity

Jashn-e-Rekhta third edition to celebrate timeless glory of Urdu

BJP kills innocents for eating beef while its govternments promote its export: Akbaruddin Owaisi

Scores of students ask CBSE to allow them to modify NEET online application

  Supriya Gaikwad, Varsha Dwande, Nisha Wankhede in AIMIM 3rd list for BMC polls

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UAE military contingent takes part in Republic Day parade

Exiled former President of The Gambia 'stole $11.4m' from state coffers

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If India indeed is global favourite, where has FDI gone?

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Iraq parliament votes in favour of travel ban on Americans

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Urdu, Muslims and Politics

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Education & Career


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

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NEET 2017 in eight languages including Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Tamil

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West Bengal WBJEE 2017 on April 23; Online registration begins on Jan 5

UPSC declares Combined Medical Services Exam 2016 results, recommends 894 candidates

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

05 Muslims among 369 recommended for Maharshtra Civil Services

CAT 2016 results likely to be declared very soon

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

Owaisi's AIMIM opens account in Mahur civic body, Congress wins local elections in Kannad

Govt ignores Bakshi, Mohammad Hariz for new Army Chief, defends decision after flak

UPSC Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2017 Admit Card now available for download

JEE Main 2017 : Last date for online registration extended till January 16

Hijab: What is perfect in Sharjah reduces to zero in Dubai?

Cricketer Yusuf Pathan's brother-in-law is AIMIM candidate in Mumbai Civic Polls

Sitting Congress Corporator in AIMIM 2nd list of 16 candidates for BMC polls

Adhiana Gebret Sadik of Ethiopia claims Marrakech marathon

Uddhav snubs Raj Thackeray's tie-up call, says Shiv Sena will go solo

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

Education & Career

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

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Maharashtra HSC Supplementary Exam 2016 results declared; Check now at

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

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Muslims earn peanut; Govt, Hindus benefit most from animal slaughter in India

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

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Eating large amounts of liquorice during pregnancy bad for kids' brain

Exercise may not help you slim down: Study

Stop popping pills if you wanna stay strong at 90!

Taking shower too often can affect your immune system: Researchers

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

Indian Institute of Mass Communication to introduce PG course in Urdu journalism

30-year-old man booked for stalking school teacher in Thane

Trump's pledge to move US embassy to Jerusalem a 'provocation': France

Pakistan business chambers concerned over China's plan to set up units under CPEC

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

Dhule: Family, friends of soldier celebrate his release by Pakistan

Opposition meets EC, wants budget deferred till state polls get over

RRB NTPC Stage 2 Exam: Official Answer Key to be released today

Ceiling on IT for salaried persons should be raised to Rs 7.5 lakh: AIBEA to Jaitley

Haj 2017: Application process starts today, Apply before January 24

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) 
.... More
  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

NSUI screens documentary, blames Modi govt for increasing 'fascism'

Meet the youths of a neglected city – Rich in ideas, committed to bring a change

Donald Trump's recent actions inflict much damage to US reputation: Report

Consumption of anti-inflammatory food may cut bone loss risk in women

People suffering from depression, anxiety at higher risk of dying from cancer

Objectification of women ups aggression towards them

Naqvi launches Mobile App for Haj online application, e-payment


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  
... More

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  ... 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
.... More

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)
.... More

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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