World Renowned Indian Shia Scholar Molana Mirza Athar Passes away

IMG_1549JNN 01 Mar 2016 Lucknow : Professor Maulana Mirza Mohammad Athar passed awayFebruary 26, 2016. He was the Orator on the Topic of Ahlul Bayt (Household of holy Prophet) from Lucknow, India for than 6 Decades . Miirza was the son of the late Mulla Mirza Mohammad Tahir.
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Indians Citizens sue Britain for Return of Queen’s ‘Koh-i-Noor’ Jewel in the Crown

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2 Sisters Sentenced to Rape & Humiliation By Indian Local Council

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Muslims’ Role Highlighted in India’s Independence

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No More Secular India , as Radical Hindu Dis Regards Muslims & Other Minorities

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Prominent Shia Cleric Protesting against Corruption in Waqf Board arrested in Lucknow , India

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7.9 Scale EarthQuake Devastates Nepal , India , Tibet , More than 2000 Dead

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Unrestricted Use of Unfair Means & Cheating in High School Exams Unveils the Education Standards In Bihar , India

Indian Bihar where cheating in final exams on Large ScaleJNN 23 Mar 2015 Delhi : Images of Indian students blatantly cheating on school-leaving examinations under the noses of supervisors have gone viral, inviting ridicule on Twitter and exposing flaws in the much-maligned education system of an impoverished eastern state. Continue reading

Narendra Modi’s Oath taking Ceremony , collided with the Collision of the Passanger train , Killing atleast 40 people

Indian Passenger train GorakhPor Express collided with Goods Train in UPJNN 27 May 2014 Lucknow : Narendra Modi, who was sworn in later Monday as India’s 15th prime minister, the ceremony which was even attended by his Pakistani Counterpart PM Nawaz Shariff,  In his first statement to the Public , expressed condolences to the families of the dead in a message on Twitter. “Prayers with the injured,” he said. Continue reading

The Future of Drones in India – Pizza Deliveries

Indian Drones Delivering Pizzas in MumbaiJNN 24 May 2014 Mumbai : They come topped with pepperoni, chicken tikka or vegetarian. But a flying variety may soon be found on Indian pizza menus, after an outlet in Mumbai said it had successfully delivered by drone.
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31 Muslims Killed By Extremist Bodos in Assam , India, Army Deployed

31 Muslims Killed Army Deployed in Assam , IndiaJNN 04 May 2014 BARAMA: India deployed troops to the state of Assam on Saturday after 31 Muslims were gunned down in three days of what police said were attacks by tribal militants who resented the presence of immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh.
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Upcoming Elections Puts Indian Muslims in Dilemma

Indian Muslims in 2014 ElectionsJNN 19 Mar 2014 Delhi : With the next general elections due in April and May in India, Muslim voters in the world’s biggest democracy have found themselves in a dilemma, with opinion polls showing much criticized Narendra Modi ahead of his rivals as the likely coming premier. Continue reading

30M Slaves in this Modern WorldWide ,while 880.000 people in Europe are slave laborers

Bonded Labour forceJNN 18 Oct 2013 Brussels : A report by an international foundation on modern slavery has revealed that nearly 30 million people are enslaved across the globe. Around 880.000 people in the EU are slave laborers, and more than a quarter of them are being exploited sexually, Continue reading

Massive Cyclone “Phailin” Hammers Indian Coastline of Orisa Wrecks Havoc

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Hindu – Muslims Riots in Muzzaffar Nagar , 31 killed curfew Imposed in UP, India

Hindu Muslims Riots in Muzzafar Nagar , UP , India fJNN 10 Sept 2013 Muzzaffar Nagar : India’s political parties blamed each other for religious riots that killed at least 31 people and forced hundreds to flee their homes this weekend, in a sign of rising tension between Hindus and Muslims ahead of a general election due by May. Continue reading

Curfew and Unrest continues in Shopian after killing of four Kashmiri Youth by the Indian Para Military Troops

5 Killed by the Indian Para Military Troops in Kashmir

JNN 9th Sept 2013 Sri Nagar : Protests have erupted in the Indian-administered Kashmir after at least five people were killed and a dozen were injured by Indian paramilitary troops, Curfew continues in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir for the third day on Monday

Security sources said the shootout took place in the Shopian district, situated about 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Srinagar, the main city in the Indian-administered Kashmir, on Saturday.

According to Indian security forces the shooting was aimed at repulsing an alleged militant attack. Witnesses and locals, however, refused the claim, saying that Indian troops opened fire unprovoked. The shooting incident left at least a dozen people injured mostly with wounds in their stomach.

Later in the day, hundreds of people took to the streets in Shopian district to voice their resentment over the shooting with police firing tear gas and using batons to disperse the crowds.

Meanwhile, at least nine people, including five policemen and two members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), sustained injuries in a grenade attack in Kashmir on Saturday.

Police said the attack happened in Pulwama town, situated about 35 kilometers (21 miles) south of Srinagar.

Locals said the attack created panic in the town. Contingents of police and CRPF rushed to the site soon after the attack, and an investigation is underway.

Curfew continues in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir for the third day on Monday after the killing of four people resulted in violence. Three of them were identified as locals. Shops and business establishments were shut and public transport remained off roads. However, private cars were seen plying in the city, official sources said. Security forces were deployed in strength in the city to maintain law and order, they said.

The CRPF, who shot at the civilians claimed that six youths had come to attack their camp. They said that they recovered pistols and grenades. Authorities are probing the reasons of the killing and the CRPF too has ordered a court of inquiry. The locals allege the youth were killed in unprovoked firing by the security forces. Both factions of Hurriyat Conference and JKLF called for a general strike today to protest the killings. JKLF chairman Yasin Malik was also detained near his Maisuma residence here as he tried to take out a protest march along with his associates. Curfew has been imposed in areas under police station Maisuma, the sources said. Separatist leaders in the valley have given out a bandh call protesting the killing.

Kashmir lies at the heart of more than 60 years of hostility between India and Pakistan. Both countries claim the region in full but each only has control over a section of the territory.

Over the past two decades, the conflict in Kashmir has left over 47,000 people dead by the official count, although other sources say the death toll could be as high as 90,000.


Dowry Disputes Kill One Woman every Hour in India

JahezJNN 7 Sept 2013 Delhi : One woman dies every hour in dowry-related crimes in India, with over 8,000 deaths reported in 2012. The numbers steadily increased between the years of 2007 and 2011, pointing to a rise in the demand for dowries. Continue reading

2 Huge Explosions in a Indian Navy Submarine , All 18 Sailors Aboard feared Dead, ahead of Independence Day

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Hindu – Muslim Riots on the Ocassion of Eid Ul Fitr in Indian Occupied Kashmir , Curfew Imposed, Mobile & Internet Services Suspended

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HRW Condemn the Killing of 6 Muslims Protesting the Desacration of Holy Quran By BSF in Indian occupied Kashmir

Indian BSF Kills 6 Kashmiri MuslimsJNN 22 July 2013 Delhi : Human Rights Watch has condemned the killing of protesters by security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, saying the country should designate an independent commission to investigate the incident. Continue reading

Indian Airline to Hire Slim female Cabin Crew instead of Heavy Men to save on fuel costs

Indian Go Air Female Cabin CrewJNN 05 July 2013 Delhi : Indian low-Budget airline “ GoAir ” has calculated it could save more than $500,000 a year by hiring a female-only cabin crew, as women are on average 20kg lighter than men. Continue reading

Pakistan’s First Female Fighter Pilot, Is Ready For a Combat in the Air

Ayesha Farooq, 26, Pakistan's only female war-ready fighter pilot, poses for photograph as she sits in the cockpit of a Chinese-made F-7PG fighter jet at Mushaf base in SargodhaJNN 13 June 2013 MUSHAF AIR BASE, Pakistan, – With an olive green head scarf poking out from her helmet,Ayesha Farooq flashes a cheeky grin when asked if it is lonely being the only war-ready female fighter pilot in the Islamic republic of Pakistan. Continue reading

Gold Prices falling Down – US$400 fallen in last Six months

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India officially accepts of backing terrorism in Pakistan , As Sarbajit Singh a convicted terrorist given State funeral in India

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India takes a U turn On lucrative Energy Deal , wants to resume ‘IPI’ gas pipeline negotiations

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Indian Govt for the Recovery of Marines Puts Italian Ambassador on ECL

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20 Killed 52 injured in 2 Bomb Blasts in Hyderabad, India , already Paralyzed by General Strikes

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Energy Starved Pakistan Delaying Most Economical IP Gas Pipeline Project , while Iran already Completed 80% of it

Iran Pakistan Gas Pipe Line ProjectJNN 24 Dec 2012 Islamabad : Construction work on the Pakistan segment of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project is likely to start by February 2013, and the first gas flow is scheduled to begin by the end of December 2014, the Pakistan National Assembly was informed on Friday.  Continue reading

Energy Starved Pakistan Delaying Most Economical IP Gas Pipeline Project , while Iran already Completed 80% of it

Iran Pakistan Gas Pipe Line ProjectJNN 24 Dec 2012 Islamabad : Construction work on the Pakistan segment of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project is likely to start by February 2013, and the first gas flow is scheduled to begin by the end of December 2014, the Pakistan National Assembly was informed on Friday.  Continue reading

Planned Ethnic Cleansing of Muslims’ in Assam, India

JNN 04 Aug 2012 Delhi : Muslim leaders in Mumbai have termed the ongoing killings of minority community in Assam as ‘planned ethnic cleansing of Muslims.’ They demanded intervention of the central government as they said the state government of Tarun Gogoi has ‘virtually failed to protect its innocent citizens.’ The Muslim leaders also condemned branding Bengali speaking Indian citizens as ‘illegal immigrants or Bangladeshi settlers’. Continue reading

50 killed in violence between Hindus and Muslims in Assam, India

 JNN 29 July 2012 BIJNI, India : The death toll from ethnic unrest in India’s northeast State of Assam rose to 50 on Saturday while at least 400,000 languished in relief camps as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited the conflict-hit area. Continue reading

After Iran – Pakistan Gas Pipeline , Now negotiation over Oil Pipeline

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Eid ul Fitr will be celeberated on 31 Aug 2011 , in Pakistan , India , Bangladesh

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Indian Black Money Deposits in Swiss Banks crosses US$ 1.4 Trillion , largest from any Nation in the World

JNN 19 July 2011 : This is an Article written by the Once India’s MP Kuldip Nayar, exposing the facts of the Indian Black Money ,and the Hipocracy of  these western countries , which makes laws for International Money laundering and other things , But factually  the biggest Market of all the Plundered and looted Wealth of the Developing Nations , whethere India , Pakistan or any other Developing country, they provide safe Heaven for the criminals of National and International repute . And encourage them to loot and Plunder their National Wealth , so the economies of these countries can benefit from the money kept in their Banks. While the Poor People of these Nations live under the Poverty line and dont have excess to  food for even One time of a Day.  Continue reading

Shia Muslims Demand their Share in the Upcoming Indian Government

JNN 04 May 2011 Lucknow :  The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Tuesday faxed representations to various political parties demanding share for Shia Muslims in elections. The AISPLB even announced to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if it fulfills their demand for tickets to Shia Muslims. Continue reading

All India Shia Personal Law Board Express concern over Target Killing

JNN 13 Mar 2011 LUCKNOW, India : All India Shia personal law board has decided to organize its annual session on 13th of March 2011 at sultan –ul- madaris, Lucknow, concerning key issues of the community ,as avowed by Mr. Maulana Mirza Mohammad Athar, president of AISPLB, at a Press conference held on 9th march at Press club. Continue reading

Sunni Muslims Commemorate Ashura Procession in Indian Province of Hamachal

JNN 18 Dec 2010 : NAHAN, Himachal, India -It is rare to find the Sunni community commemrating Ashura , while here in this town , Ashura is observed by exclusively Sunni Community, As there are no Shia Residents in this town.

Muharram is observed by the “Shia” Muslim community across the world in commemoration of the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson, Imam Hussain (pbuh) along with his family and followers, who were martyred in the Battle of Karbala in AD 680 ,but here in this town the day is observed by the “Sunni” community of Muslims which makes the day distinct with other parts of the country.

All Himachal Muslim welfare committee state Chief Naseem Mohammed Didan says the day is observed only by “Shia community all over the world, but it’s really worth appreciable and adoring that in his town, “Suni” Muslim observes Mohrram as a gesture towards the “Shia Muslims. As per previous year Practive, it is remarkable that Muharram is still observed in the same manner even after years and years of Independence.

It is learnt that the town established in 1621 has always set examples of communal harmony. The town did not witnessed communal clash in the history even not during the partition. The member of the Royal family and former MLA Kanwar Ajay Bhadur Singh says this unique tradition was started at the behest of Maharaja Shamsher Parkash, ex ruler of the princely state.

He also said that there is no “Shia community in the town. There are Hindus, Sunni Muslim, Sikh and Christian communities living in harmony and participates in each other’s commemorations and celebrations. Chief of Anjuman e  Islamiya said, for this rare tradition credit goes to ex ruler of the princely state, who invited and brought persons from all section of the society and religion and envisaged perfect understanding between them which still prevails in the town.

There are no Shia residents in the town and No Imambargah , hall of mourning in the town so whole of the ceremony took place in the open spaces in streets.

On Friday rare Muharram was observed in the town, in which almost every family of “Sunni community participated in Tazia procession which started this afternoon from four mosques of the town, with the sun set  the procession was ended at Jamma Masjid katcha tank.

Himachal Pradesh  is a state in Northern India. It is spread over 21,495 sq mi (55,673 km²),[4] and is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the south, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east. The literal meaning of Himachal Pradesh is Region of snowy mountains.

Khadijah Kobra (SA) Satellite TV Launched

JNN 05 Dec 2010 : A satellite network titled “Khadijah Kobra (SA)” in Urdu language was launched during a special ceremony in Abu-Torab-Khan District in India.

the network was inaugurated by Hojat-ol-Islam Seyyed Mohammad Al-Razavi on December 1concurrent with the Day of Mobaheleh.

The recitation of Hadith-e Kassa by Seyyed Mohammad Ghafer, prominent professor of Nazemiah University, was among the programs of the opening ceremony.

Also, head of the network referred in his speech to some of the activities of the media as reviving the Shiite culture in India as well as broadcasting Islamic educational serials and mourning ceremonies held in old districts belonging to Shias.

Present at the opening ceremony were Seyyed Ghaem Mahdi, a retired official from Ettela’at (Information) Center in India, as well as a number of staff form Eslaah (Reformation) Journal Office.

Ghadeer Celebrations at Zainabia Imambargah , Bombay

JNN 28 Nov 2010 Mumbai : There was a Grand Celebration of Ghadeer Anniversary last night at Zainabia Imambargah.

The local and outsation poets were at their best. Javed Gopalpuri from Bihar earned tremendous appreciation from the audience and was forced to repeat his magical style of recitation and high quality of poetry.

Sarwar Nawab from Lucknow, Razi Biswani from Jaunpur, Khursheed Muzaffar Nagri, Nayab Balyawi and others uplifted the sensational atmosphere of this poetic feat. Dr. Shaoor Aazmi was conferred an Award in memory of late S.Ghulam Hasnain Kararvi for his contribution to Urdu literature.

Mashhood Danapuri, Khurshid Hallauri, Mahdi Aazmi and others were the darling of the crowd. Compering of the function by Naseer Aazmi was at its best. Maulana Hasnain Kararvi  set the tone of the programme by his electrifying speech on Ghadeer, highlighting the final Hajj of the Holy Prophet of Islam (s.a.).

This grand function opened up with the recitation of the Holy Qur’an by Tusi Rizvi.
The occasion was right enough to  launch Urdu weekly “Hamara Waqt” by the hands of Maulana Hasnain Kararvi. Mr. Ali Abbas is the editor of this weekly.

The Wilayati crowd enjoyed the evening so much that  It all ended at 6.00 AM.

Below are some of the photographs of the Ghadeer function.