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Flood horror haunts Srinagar, people abandon homes, shops
Nisar is one of dozens of other families who have moved during the past three days in areas like Rajbagh, Jawahar Nagar, Wazir Bagh, and Gogjibagh. These localities .... More

Kashmir Valley ravaged by flood again

Authorities declare flood in Kashmir Valley

Ziaul Haque murder case: Azad to file protest petition against CBI closure report - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/August/16.08.2013/ziaul-haq-murder-protest-petition.html#sthash.oYpTge2d.dpuf


Can Internet be allowed to spell death for the unborn girl child?

The low and declining sex ratio in the country is no longer a subject matter of debate or doubt. The child (0-6 years) sex ratio has declined from 962 in 1981 to 945 in 1991, 927 in 2001 and to 918 in 2011. If we had the same sex ratio in 2011 as in 1981 we would have had 3.9 million more girls. This is the number.... More


Salva Rasool's affection for Allah on canvas, crowd throngs for a glimpse

Hundreds of people in the last four days have thronged Cache Art Gallery in Bandra (West) to interact with calligrapher and artist Salva Rasool, her affection for Allah - the Almighty, and discover her artwork which revolves around the theme of the word 'Allah'...... More


Singapore bids farewell to founding father Lee Kuan Yew

At the funeral service in UCC, in a moving eulogy, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is Lee Kuan Yew's eldest son, said: "The light that has guided us all these years has been extinguished." At the funeral service in UCC  ... More

Lee Kuan Yew: Visionary and icon of Asian politics


Dad never opposed my conversion to Islam: Yuvan Shankar Raja

Southern composer Yuvan Shankar Raja says his father Illayaraja was never against his decision to convert to Islam, and subsequently..... More

Music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja reverts to Islam, says family supports decision

Latest Headlines

Mumbai's Cafe Samovar shuts after five decades

Telangana CM's help for tribal girl to become pilot

Telangana proposes garden, museum at Qutub Shahi tombs

Muslim family carves special chair for Pope's Bosnia visit

Sensex closes fiscal year with 25-percent annual gain

BJP's Advani, Manohar Joshi gets SC notice over Babri Masjid demolition

Difficulty in driving reflects risk of contracting Alzheimer's

Can Internet be allowed to spell death for the unborn girl child?

Salva Rasool's affection for Allah on canvas, crowd throngs for a glimpse

BJP's world's largest party claim in question after Goa panchayat polls

Karnataka lawmakers vote themselves hefty pay hike

Goa mulling special software to track illegal sex tests

Delhi school principal arrested for embezzling money

Hema Malini launches UP's first water ATM

Unseasonal rain kills seven across India; damages crops

Blanket ban on chewable tobacco in Delhi

Fatima Khan's 'A December Evening' impresses AMU, fellow writers

Singapore to finalise Andhra capital's master plan in 6-8 weeks

Actor Salman Khan's driver owns up to hit-and-run accident

Exploding head syndrome not a supernatural event

Delhi eyes Singapore water re-use model, says Kejriwal

Kejriwal chose Perfect Victory over Perfect Party

Beach swimmers at antibiotic-resistant bacteria risk

Dad never opposed my conversion to Islam: Yuvan Shankar Raja

Authorities declare flood in Kashmir Valley

Swiss pharma executive on round-the-world journey dies in aircraft crash

CBSE CTET 2015 results to be released on or before April 01

Former Delhi MLA Bharat Singh shot dead

Govt building consensus to ban cow slaughter across India: Rajnath

Taj Corridor now an animal graveyard, garbage dump

Baha'is seek Modi's help to overcome Iranian persecution

Saina Nehwal clinches maiden India Open crown

Re-probe of Hashimpura Muslim killing case

AIDS virus can spread to brain in four months

Sonia Gandhi in charge but her alliance is shaky

India must be wary of Tamil extremism in Sri Lanka

Yemen crisis, terrorism top Arab League agenda

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Asaduddin Owaisi to challenge 1987 Hashimpura Muslim massacre verdict
Accusing that the successive governments in Uttar Pradesh botched up the investigation into the 1987 Hashimpura.... More

'Investigation failed to establish identity of culprits in Hashipura massacre'

Hindu temples, Bollywood and a Yemeni city's India ties - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/19.05.2013/india_yemen_ties.html#sthash.XKW7IskH.dpuf

US seeks more time for reply on plea to declare RSS a terror group
The US based rights group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has filed a lawsuit in the US court to label the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a foreign terrorist organization, according to SFJ attorney Gurpatwant S ..... More

Operation Decisive Storm: Fresh airstrike hits military base in Yemen
The Saudi-led Arab forces conducted fresh air strikes targeting the largest military...... More

Why 'Operation Decisive Storm' is the ultimate setback for Iran

Iranian forces were in Sanaa to support Houthis, says Yemen FM


Revert woman is first Ukrainian to memorize entire Qur'an

Achieving her life dream of memorizing the Qur'an, the Muslim mother says she is keen on teaching Muslims the Holy Qur'an as well as spreading true image of Islam among non-Muslims. Achieving her life dream of memorizing ... More


Australian Jihad Dib is first Muslim Labor MP in Lakemba

Dib who's parent emigrated from Lebanon in the seventies said at the eve of the announcement of the results serving Australia is a huge advantage, pointing out that he will be at the service of all Australians and that his election represents a historic step in ... More


Australia crush New Zealand, claim historic fifth World Cup

New Zealand's hopes of trouncing their trans-Tasman big brothers -- and 2015 World Cup co-hosts -- in the latter's backyard fizzled out as they were reduced to 39/3 in the 13th over. Grant Elliot (83) and Ross Taylor (40), however, sought to defy the odds with..... More

Lights in Delhi, Kolkata blink off for India's seventh Earth Hour

The Earth Hour was a reminder to the common man to take time out from busy schedules for the cause of electricity conservation, says Bollywood actor and youth icon Arjun Kapoor, the brand ambassador for the annual activity since two years..... More

India, Qatar ink six pacts, discuss energy during Tamim's visit
The emir is accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising ministers, senior officials and captains of industry. He arrived here on Tuesday night from Colombo. He was earlier in Islamabad. The emir is accompanied by a high-level delegation  ..... More

Contradictions, confusion still galore over CBSE maths paper
While some reports have suggested that the board after meeting with..... More

Students say CBSE maths paper was beyond their level, demand re-exam

Issue of CBSE maths paper raised in Lok Sabha

Sareshwala shown door after Owaisi walkout from Muslim panel meet

Zafar Sareshwala was forced to leave the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Jaipur executive body Jaipur executive body .... More

Modi aide Zafar Sareshwala forced to leave Muslim panel's Jaipur meet

Feeling insecure, uncomfortable, say Muslims in law board's Jaipur meet

Ask community to cling steadfastly to faith in Islam and Shariah
All the members attending the convention were of the opinion that in the last .... More

Modi aide Zafar Sareshwala forced to leave Muslim panel's Jaipur meet


Iran meddling in Middle East will not be tolerated: Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey earlier said it supports the Saudi-led military operation against Houthi terrorists ... More

Any threat to Saudi Arabia will evoke reaction from Pakistan

UAE fighter jets join Operation Decisive Storm against Houthi terrorists

Special Reports

BMC school student Mohd Ali wins India's biggest puzzle contest

Mohammad Ali Bashir Sayyed, a student of Mumbai Municipal English medium school, has won the KenKen International Championship national round, said to be India's biggest puzzle competition.... More

12 years on, Nadimarg massacre still rankles

Sydney Muslims counter mainstream media with TV studio

South African doctor inundated with penis-transplant requests

'Israel grabbing Palestinian soil in the name of preserving history'

Delhi: Good as a union territory or better as a state?

Now 'ghost' teachers haunt Punjab medical colleges!

Jamia Millia Islamia to patent winning ideas of innovation contest

Syria war enters 5th year; leaves over 220,000 dead, 3.5 million displaced

14 million children suffering in Syria, Iraq: UNICEF

Syeda Salva Fatima: A bakery worker's daughter gets her wings

Beeline for Indian schools in Muscat; 1,900 waitlisted

Dalit embraces Islam after denied permission to pray in temple

'Murder of democracy' and then a shutdown in Kerala

Constitutional expert ridicules controversy over Jammu & Kashmir flag

Naveen Jain's Moon Express to mine the Moon

Harvard top world university, University of Tokyo Asia's no.1: Times ranking

Every eighth Indian above 40 suffering from glaucoma: AIIMS

10-yr-old Imran Salim of MP wins first prize at Akkalkuwa Quran contest

8th All India Holy Quran competition opens at Jamia Islamiya Akkalkuwa

Vinod Mehta - Editor people loved to hate

'Divorce Parties' new trend for women in Saudi Arabia

QN-nat-Education portal Embibe.com acquires 100Marks

After insulting Muslim panel, Sareshwala bats for its meeting with Modi

Dance of Surrogacy: Grandmother gives birth to her own granddaughter!

The unifying colour and spirit of Holi

Holi revellers caught between 'rang barse' and 'run barse'

Pakistan Muslims form human shield to protect Hindus celebrating Holi

Thair Abud is on 8,000km journey on foot from Austria to Makkah

BJP-led government bans beef in Maharashtra, starts selling same in Goa

MANUU honours ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam, reformist Saiyid Hamid

No plan to de-peg dirham from US dollar: UAE top bank Governor

Mumbai Muslims stumped by Khadse's googly on Ismail Yusuf College

Moin and His Mission for Trees!

Handle with care: Vajpayee aide to Fadnavis on Ismail Yusuf College

2014-15 Survey pushes 'big bang reforms' for double-digit growth

Views & Analysis

How will Netanyahu victory affect Iran deal, Palestinian future?

His primary strategic goal is to sign a nuclear deal with Iran. Since a military option was just not feasible, keeping Iran out of regional balance of power was impractical for the US. Without Iran in the regional solar system, the US would have to be ready for intervention to keep the .... More

Israel Elections: A lot at stake in region and beyond

Bihar education system in dire straits

Hindu Rashtra, Cow and Muslims

Turning 50: B-Town's Khans 'happy', 'dabangg', creating 'dhoom'

Uphill task for Kashmir's first professionally-qualified finance minister

Why the Upsurge in Sexual Harassment of Women in India?

Narendra Modi net gainer from Manmohan summons

Holy Cow, Beef and Indian Political Games

A month after smashing win, AAP locked in crisis

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

Will infighting in AAP leadership disillusion the Aam Aadmi?

Shocking Nagaism in Dimapur

Why they convert to Islam?

Invite the world to fight ISIS but help it militarily

Kashmir challenge: Modi could write history or blot it

Fugitive prince: Is there a rift between Sonia and Rahul?

India Defence allocation: Need for structural review

Indian Urdu, Pakistani Urdu

Beyond Congress's Leadership Failure: An existential crisis

When Terrorism Is Not Terrorism

Banning pig farming sure option for controlling Swine Flu

BJP feels the pinch as Shiv Sena sharpens attack

Delhi Elections: Have Muslims abandoned Congress?

A 'Popular' Government in Jammu & Kashmir

Circumcision: The Booster of Life Expectancy

'Modi lost because he did not corporatize fast enough?'

After Delhi rout, alarm bells ring for BJP in UP

Some middle-class views on AAP's first-class win

Modi-fication of Minority Institutions

Congress Dilemma of Resurgence

Modi's 'I, me, myself' style has hurt BJP

Kiran Bedi not the only reason for BJP's Delhi defeat

Education & Career

Science & Technology

2015 Delhi Elections

Nagma who cleared CA in 1st attempt vows to adopt two children
In order to keep the promise she had made to a donor, Nagma Pathan, daughter of a taxi driver in Ahmedabad who cleared the CA Final exams in her first attempt, has vowed to... More

Combined Defence Services CDS 2014 exam results declared

MANUU staff, students slam 'BJP Minority Morcha' interference in varsity affairs
Girls outperform boys in academic achievements globally
Higher education to the aid of rural India - through technology
Saudi Arabia seeks closer educational ties with India
CEED 2015 score cards available for download from January 22
CAT 2015: Know everything about the Management Entrance Exam
CA Final and CA CPT results declared
MANUU should ensure employability of its students: Zafar Sareshwala
Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers
2015 IIT JEE Advanced to be conducted on May 24, results on June 18
They (Muslims) were the nicest people I met, writes a student after Masjid visit
CBSE 2015 class 12, class 10 exams begin March 2; results in May

MANUU staff, students slam 'BJP Minority Morcha' interference in varsity affairs
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/28.01.2015/manuu-staff-students-against-interfernce.html

Girls outperform boys in academic achievements globally
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/girls-outperform-boys.html


Higher education to the aid of rural India - through technology
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/highre-education-in-rural.html

Saudi Arabia seeks closer educational ties with India
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/22.01.2015/saudi-india-education-ties.html

CEED 2015 score cards available for download from January 22
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/22.01.2015/ceed-score-card-download.html

CAT 2015: Know everything about the Management Entrance Exam
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/20.01.2015/about-cat-entrance-test.html


CA Final and CA CPT results declared
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/19.01.2015/ca-final-results-declared.html

MANUU should ensure employability of its students: Zafar Sareshwala
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/14.01.2015/zafar-sareshwal-on-manuu.html


Vedic maths gets vote of confidence from students, teachers
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/12.01.2015/vedic-maths.html


2015 IIT JEE Advanced to be conducted on May 24, results on June 18
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/11.01.2015/iit-jee-tt.html


They (Muslims) were the nicest people I met, writes a student after Masjid visit
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/us-school-student-on-mosque-visit.html


CBSE 2015 class 12, class 10 exams begin March 2; results in May
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/cbse-exam-schedule.htmlJagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf
Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at: http://ummid.com/news/2013/September/01.09.2013/honour-for-educating-girls.html#sthash.I8K5uwRA.dpuf


'Robot scientist' Eve can discover new drugs faster

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/October/27.10.2013/tripura-software-park.html#sthash.3FpdcuQq.dpuf

Eve is designed to automate early-stage drug design. First, she systematically tests each member from a large set of compounds in the standard brute-force way of conventional mass screening. Eve can be used for .... More

World's first software defined data factory comes up in Hyderabad
Shhh! Your baby learning in sleep too
Whales can hear through their bones
Device to detect dengue from saliva in 20 minutes
iPS-derived cells assimilable with heart tissues: Researchers
Asteroid that flew past Earth Jan 26 has small moon
Genetic links found to size of brain structures
Radio waves from mysterious source detected
Google's voice-guided lane advisory for 20 Indian cities
Curiosity set to drill into crystal-rich rock on Mars
Most people think e-signatures are 'artificial and robotic'
Why blue LEDS are difficult to make
Researchers develop 'pop-up' 3D fabrication technique

'Redesigned' plants to improve biofuel production

New app to help start a car remotely

Delhi sirf AAP ke liye
AAP tsunami wrecks BJP, Congress; others mock at Modi
In one of the most stunning comebacks in Indian political history, Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Tuesday score
Indian political history... More

Modi's 'I, me, myself' style has hurt BJP

Asim Khan, Imran Hussain of AAP set to win in Delhi elections

Amanatullah Khan, Mohd Ishraque of AAP close to historic win in Delhi

LoP post to BJP even if it fails to bag seven seats: AAP's Kumar Vishvas

AAP win shattered myth of invincibility around Modi: Yogendra Yadav

With AAP, Trilokpuri seeks 'communal-free' environment

Delhi Muslims ditch Congress for AAP, pollsters find after voting

Fewer Muslim candidates in Delhi, AAP likely favourite for Muslims

Delhi records 67 percent polling, highest turnout in North East Delhi

Delhi count eve: AAP confident, BJP cautious, Congress downcast

AAP to form govt in Delhi on its own, say exit polls

AAP vote share rises and rises in Delhi

AAP rejects 'communal' Bukhari's pro-AAP appeal

AAP or Congress... make sure your votes are not divided: Delhi voters told

A Delhi defeat will hit hard BJP, say analysts

Exit polls notwithstanding, BJP leaders hope for victory

Modi 'brought down to earth': US media after BJP's Delhi debacle

 

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2014 In Retrospect

A step closer to medicine that treats obesity

Although initially there may be a small bounce in health, over the medium-longer term retirement causes a drastic decline in health, says the study by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship. - See more at: http://www.ummid.com/news/2013/May/17.05.2013/retirement_on_health.html#sthash.pXNuFoLY.dpuf

A peptide and hormone that reduces the urge to eat when administered to a specific area of the brain could be the target for developing medications to treat obesity and binge eating disorder, says a research...... More

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
Table sugar less toxic than fructose
Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
 

Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer's away
www.ummid.com/news/2015/February/04.02.2015/cook-in-low-flames.html

Punjab imposes tobacco ban around educational, religious institutions
www.ummid.com/news/2015/February/04.02.2015/punjab-smoking-ban.html

Anthropocene epoch began with first atomic blast: Researchers
www.ummid.com/news/2015/February/03.02.2015/how-anthropocene-began.html

Porn addicts at unsafe sexual behaviour risk
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/30.01.2015/pron-addicts-unsafe-sex.html

Stress during pregnancy can affect baby's development
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/27.01.2015/stress-during-pregnancy.html

How sleep and memory go hand-in-hand
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/25.01.2015/sleep-an-memory.html

Eczema sufferers have higher risk of obesity, BP
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/18.01.2015/higher-risk-of-obesity.html

Blocking hormone can fix stress-induced infertility
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/13.01.2015/blocking-harmones.html

Scientists identify novel breast cancer gene
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/10.01.2015/novel-breast-cancer.html

Six lifestyle choices can help women save hearts
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/07.01.2015/lifestyle-choices-for-women.html

Diet pill that tricks body into losing weight
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/06.01.2015/diet-pills-losing-wt.html

Table sugar less toxic than fructose
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/05.01.2015/abt-table-sugar.html

Why all obese people don't develop metabolic problems
www.ummid.com/news/2015/January/03.01.2015/obese-people-metablic-prob.htmlNow talcum powder linked to ovarian cancer!

Colombia flower exports blooming ahead of Valentine's Day

Colombia, the world's second-largest producer of flowers after the Netherlands, is cranking up its offerings, cutting and packaging some 500 million ... More
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NRI deposits in Kerala bank up by Rs.3,795 crore
India Inc says no change in economy performance in last 6 months
No VAT assesment for Punjab traders with under Rs.1 crore turnover
Who will join the wealthiest one percent club this year?
India will have 4 lakh super rich this year
Kerala to create SPV to tap diaspora investments
India to grow at 6.5 percent in 2016: IMF
Gold regains Rs.28,000 mark
Nissan Motor to increase network, ad spend in India
FDCI to unveil creative designs on Khadi in Gujarat
Draft standards to compute firms' taxable income notified

A great year for BJP, nightmare for Congress
And after the Lok Sabha battle left virtually all other parties in the dumps, the BJP went on to take power, again for the first time, in Haryana and Maharashtra, formed a government in Jharkhand and became the second largest party in Jammu and Kashmir..... More

The year when Telangana state became a reality

Five reasons why 2014 is important for Palestine

Indian IT industry dons innovation in year of double-digit growth

A year of technological advancement for India in space

Tamil Nadu in flux, political actors face uncertainty

'Kick' scored in Bollywood's low-lying year

Year of two-wheelers for Indian auto industry

Online shakes up physical format in India's retail space

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