Madrassa

  • Madrassas allocation move politically motivated, says Raj Thackeray 04-09-2013 07:52 PM

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday termed as "politically motivated" the state government's decision approving allocation of funds for modernisation of madrassas (Islamic seminaries) in the state. In a major decision ahead of the Assembly elections, Maharashtra Cabinet has approved a proposal by the Minorities department for allocation...
  • Pakistani seminary furious over US 'terrorist' tag 22-08-2013 12:19 AM

    Peshawar: Students and teachers at a Pakistani Islamic school designated as a "terrorist training centre" by the United States furiously rebutted the charges Wednesday and said they had not had a chance to defend themselves against the accusations. The US Treasury imposed economic sanctions on the Ganj madrassa, or Islamic...
  • US sanctions top Al Qaeda official, madrassa for aiding LeT 21-08-2013 12:01 PM

    The US has sanctioned a top Al Qaeda official and a madrassa in Peshawar, serving as a terrorist training centre supporting Lashkar-e-Taeba, the Pakistan based terrorist group behind the Mumbai attack, and the Taliban. Targetting Jamia Taleem-Ul-Quran-Wal-Hadith Madrassa, also known as the Ganj Madrassa, the Treasury department Tuesday said the...
  • US designates Pakistani madrassa as a terrorist organisation 21-08-2013 12:46 AM

    The US on Tuesday designated a Pakistani madrassa as a terrorist organisation supporting the Lashkar-e-Taiba, Al Qaeda and Taliban, the first time such action has been taken against a seminary. Ganj Madrassa in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officially known as Jamia Taleem-Ul-Quran-Wal-Hadith Madrassa, is the first seminary to...
  • Bridge course to help madrassa students join varsity programs 17-08-2013 03:56 PM

    Charting a new path for promotion of modern education among Muslims, the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University is now introducing a bridge course to enable madrassa graduates to join graduate programmes in university. A senior AMU official said the objective behind the initiative was to provide a platform for graduates from...
  • Muslims must embrace modern education: Vastanvi 09-05-2011 12:24 PM

    Bijnor: Vice-Chancellor of Darool Uloom Deoband seminary Maulana Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi has said Muslims must embrace modern education as it will solve the problem of poverty faced by the community. Speaking at Shehzadpur Nagal village in Najibabad here, Vastanvi said the government alone could not bring Muslims out of poverty...
  • Hindu yoga teacher at Uttar Pradesh madrassa 24-12-2010 03:20 PM

    Karari: Shortly after reciting 'Bismillah al-Rahman al-Rahim' from the Holy Quran, hundreds of students at a madrassa here fall in line for their first lesson of the day - yoga taught by a Hindu teacher. Imdadul-Jamia-Uloom Madrassa in Karari town in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi district has introduced yoga lessons for...
  • Arjun Singh for Central Madrassa Board 20-01-2009 07:03 PM

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  • Jamaat-e-Islami protests Tricolour at madrassas 26-01-2008 12:03 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has set up a three-member committee to investigate the Zulqarnain Haider fiasco after the runaway wicket-keeper returned home from London last month. Haider had deserted the national team midway through an one-day series against South Africa the in Dubai last November and sought asylum in...
  • Funds for math in madrassas not Islamic laws: Centre 22-01-2008 07:01 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of cricket experts talks about Kings XI Punjab match with Royal Challengers Bangalore. ...
  • Hindu to advise Pakistan PM on madrassas 09-01-2008 09:32 PM

    Mohali: India and Pakistan will come to an absolute standstill when 22 men - carrying the hopes of two emotionally charged-up nations - will put themselves in the line of fire for a place in the World Cup final. All roads will lead to the northern part of India, where...
  • Don't pay us to be patriotic: Muslims to UPA 04-01-2008 09:08 AM

    Chennai: Opening batsman Virender Sehwag is doubtful for India's final group match of the World Cup against the West Indies on Sunday as he has a knee injury.Viru (Sehwag) has got an allergic reaction in his right knee, so we will take that call (about whether to play him) either...
  • Taliban goes recruiting in Bihar 13-04-2007 08:35 AM

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  • Implement Sachar report in full: Lalu 29-03-2007 02:19 AM

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  • Pak female students dare authorities 09-02-2007 11:27 AM

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  • Only 3 pc Muslims study in madarssas 05-12-2006 08:53 AM

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  • Pak forced into war on terror : Kasuri 04-11-2006 03:36 PM

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  • Islamic leaders to protest Pak attack 31-10-2006 01:51 PM

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  • Pak troops bomb madrassa, 80 killed 30-10-2006 12:38 PM

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  • Bihar madrassa teaches Hindu kids 19-09-2006 05:56 PM

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  • Our money for maths in madrassas, not Islamic laws: Centre 22-01-2005 06:49 PM

    Colombo: Former Sri Lanka cricket captain Hashan Tillakaratne urged the government to beef up his security before he reveals information on the match-fixing issue. "As an eyewitness to match-fixing, I will reveal the names of those involved, if my security is guaranteed," Tillakaratne told reporters after the CID interrogated him...