Thangal was voice of secular principle: PM

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the veteran Muslim League leader Janab Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal would long be remembered as the voice of secular principles and a practitioner of secular solidarity.
Dr. Singh said while releasing a commemorative stamp ..

Minorities given loan of over 11 lakh crore

NEW DELHI: The condition of minorities in the country might not have changed in the recent years, yet If we go by the official record minorities have been given a vast amount of money as loans.According to the Minister of State for ..

Govt. committed to protect rights of minorities

NEW DELHI (AMN): The Government of India is committed to protect the human rights of citizens including minorities. Minister of Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid said in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on a recent report of an international …

Qureshi appointed CEC of India

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The President, Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil Tuesday appointed Mr. Shahabuddin Yaqoob Quraishi, the senior-most Election Commissioner, as the Chief Election Commissioner of the country. Quraishi is the first Muslim to be appointed as Chief Election ..

Communal Violence Bill inadequate

NEW DELHI: A group of intellectuals on Sunday termed the Communal Violence (Prevention and Rehabilitation of Victims) bill 2009 as inadequate to check bloodshed in the country. They demanded necessary amendments in the Bill so that the law could prove as shield to the vulnerable section of the

Muslim institutions to form associations

NEW DELHI: The All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) has asked Muslim educational institutions to form an association at local and national level so that they could highlight their apprehension untidily.

The AIMMM said that after the introduction of the Right to Education Act, ..

Muslims want amendment in RTE Act

NEW DELHI: (AMN) All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIIMM) has demanded amendment in the Right to Education Act, 2010. It wanted exclusion of Muslim Minority Schools and Madrasas from the purview of new Act.

In a statement the president of AAMM, Syed Shahabuddin, said that some provisions ..

Ausaf Sayeed is new envoy to Yemen

NEW DELHI (AMN): Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, an officer of the 1989 Batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Yemen. This was announced by ministry of external affairs today. Sayeed presently serving as Joint Secretary (West Africa) at the Ministry of External..

India is far more secular: Dr Zakir Naik

Dr Zakir Naik, 45, does not give you much of a choice. “If you have sinned, all a court can pronounce is death or life sentence. The next life is eternal and there you will be roasted alive on a slow burner, then given fresh skin, and the action will be repeated a million times,” he says, with the

Zakir Naik to appeal against British ban

MUMBAI – An Indian Islamic preacher who was banned from entering Britain due to “unacceptable behaviour” has vowed to appeal against the decision, which he blamed on the British media.

Mumbai-based television preacher Zakir Naik had been due to give a series of lectures in London ..



Table Tennis: Ghosh placed under provisional suspension

New Delhi The Executive Board (EB) of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has placed Soumyajit Ghosh ...

Neha chalks out record breaking 14-shot win in Hero WPG Tour

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / GURGAON In form Neha Tripathi carded third successive sub-par round to chalk out one of t ...



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...


Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Films in 12 languages, made by directors from all over the country including 1 ...

Entertainment is one of fastest growing businesses: Suresh Prabhu

AMN Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that entertainment is one of the fastest growing busines ...