KT Rama Rao visits Qutb Shahi tombs to mark completion of conservation work
1395/10/15 | 09:32
Telangana Information Technology Minister K. T. Rama Rao visited Qutb Shahi tombs at Golconda on Tuesday.
Rao also attended an event organised by Agakhan Trust to mark completion of a tomb conservation work.
The Minister also appreciated the trust for its initiative to bring the original glory of seven tombs back.
He also put forward his idea of getting world heritage status to the monument with the help of government of India.
Close to the Golconda fort, the Qutb Shahi Tombs contain tombs and mosques built by the various kings of the Qutb ...
Asad Owaisi kick starts BMC campaign by hitting out at PM
1395/10/13 | 09:32
Starting his party’s campaign for Mumbai civic body (BMC) polls, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not mentioning contribution of Muslim soldiers in the service of Shivaji during the bhoomi-poojan of the warrior king’s memorial here.
“We do not oppose spending of over Rs 3,600 crore for construction of a memorial. But while PM was talking about the great deeds of Shivaji, why didn’t he mention the Muslims who were part of Shivaji’s army and gave their lives for him,” Owaisi said, addressing ...
Jamia Millia signs MoU with Iranian institute
1395/3/29 | 09:32
Jamia Millia Islamia on Friday said it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tehran’s National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (NIGEB) for academic cooperation.Jamia Millia Vice Chancellor Talat Ahmad said that the academic collaboration between the two partnering institutions would open new opportunities for young researchers working in the frontier areas of genetic engineering and biotechnology and the research outcomes would impact the global society favourably.“The impetus given by the government towards ...
BJP’s love for Dalits false: Shankaracharya Swaroopanand
1395/3/21 | 09:32
In a dig at BJP president Amit Shah, Shankaracharya Swaroopanand Saraswati today dubbed as false the party’s love for Dalits and said leaders dining with Dalit families was a “purely political act”.“Why don’t they dine with them without prior information,” the Shankaracharya of Dwarkapeeth and Shardapeeth questioned.“For political gains, a new tradition of Dalit bathing at Kshipra river in Ujjain was established. There is no differentiation on the basis of caste, creed or colour in rivers, temples and religious places,” he argued.Terming ...
Afghan Taliban confirms death of Mansour, names Haibatullah Akhundzada as new leader
1395/3/5 | 09:32
The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike and announced influential religious figure Haibatullah Akhundzada as their new leader."Haibatullah Akhundzada has been appointed as the new leader of the Islamic Emirate (Taliban) after a unanimous agreement in the shura (supreme council), and all the members of shura pledged allegiance to him," the insurgents said in a statement.The successor was chosen by the Taliban's supreme council at a meeting held at an undisclosed location in Pakistan.Taliban ...
Beef ban hurts economy, Vedic Indians were beef-eaters: Chairman of Godrej group hits out at BJP govt
1395/2/24 | 09:32
Adi Godrej, the chairman of USD 4.1 billion Godrej group lashes out at BJP led government for prohibition and beef ban in the country, stating that these government policies hurting the country’s economy.Godrej Group, with diverse interests in fast moving consumer goods, real estate, consumer durables and furniture, is the first leading voice from India Inc to speak out against beef ban and prohibition and point out its adverse impact on the economy.Speaking to IE, Adi Godrej said that “ In Vedic times, Indians were beef-eaters. There is nothing ...
Modi running a one-man ‘presidential government’, dangerous for India: Shourie
1395/2/20 | 09:32
In a strong attack, former union minister Arun Shourie on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of “narcissism” and of running a one-man “Presidential government” the direction of which was “dangerous” for India.Shourie, a Cabinet minister in the Vajpayee government who has drifted away from BJP in recent years, called the Modi government “a Presidential government without checks and balances” and said that the direction of the government under his supervision “is not good for India”.In a 40-minute interview ...
“Pakistan did not kill my dad, war killed him, I fight for peace between India and Pak” – Kargil war martyr’s daughter: Video
1395/2/15 | 09:32
Gurmehar Kaur (19), daughter of Capt. Mandeep Singh who was killed in the 1999 Kargil War conveyed an awesome message for all Indians and Pakistanis via 30 placards. She posted this message on Social networking site which is appreciated by not only Indians but also Pakistanis. In one of the placards, she says that, mother held her back and made her understand that Pakistan did not kill her dad, war killed him. Another placards says, “It took me a while to know but today I do, I have learnt to let go of my hate, I fight for peace between India ...
3-year-old Saba’s excellent performance in reciting Quranic verses
1395/2/13 | 09:32
Quaria Saba Begum (3) is a student of Fatimatul Banath, a branch of Jamiatul Mominath. The Principal of the institute, Ms. Anees Fatima told that the minor student has learnt by heart all the principles of recitation of Quran (Tajweed). She answered all the questions put by the teachers and she was successful in the annual examination of Qirat-e-Imam Aasim Koofi. ...
Handwara killings: JNU students protest, demand repeal of AFSPA
1395/1/29 | 09:32
A group of JNU students on Saturday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi against the killings in Handwara town of Kashmir and demanded that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) be repealed.Carrying placards saying “Kashmiri lives matter” and “down with AFSPA, end state sponsored violence”, the students belonging to left-backed All India Students Association (AISA), who were joined by members of All India Progressive Women’s Association (AIPWA), held the protest amid minor disruptions from some people believed to be from right-wing ...