With this unit, the library proposes to undertake the phase wise digitization of historical manuscripts, rare books, old serials, archival newspapers in Arabic, Persian, Urdu and English languages at a larger scale. These centuries old documents will be digitised within the safe premises of the library by its own staff being trained to this end, says a statement issued by Jamia Millia Islamia.
Vladivostok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday explained to his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad the rationale behind his government's decision on Jammu and Kashmir and sought the extradition of radical televangelist Zakir Naik, wanted in India for alleged money laundering and inciting extremism.Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Malaysian Prime Minister on the sidelines of the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) held here in the Russian Far East Region.
Cable operators in Sri Lanka block Zakir Naik;s Peace TV Sri Lanka: Committee probing Easter attack to release report on May 6, say officials Two Tamil Nadu preachers went to Sri Lanka, police track one, the other deported A woman weeps during a mass burial for her husband, two children and three siblings, all victims of Easter Sunday;s bomb attacks, in Negombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday. (Photo: AP PTI) The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Saturday issued a travel advisory asking Indian nationals not to undertake non essential travel to Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday bombings, which left over 250 people dead in the island nation. At least 10 Indians were among those killed in the country;s deadliest terrorist attack ever. "In view of the prevailing security situation in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of terror attacks on 21 April 2019, Indian nationals intending to travel to Sri Lanka are advised not to undertake non essential travel, " the MEA said in its advisory.
"His (Mukherjee) wisdom and intellect have few parallels. Delighted that he has been conferred the Bharat Ratna," Modi tweeted. Referring to Deshmukh, Modi said his stellar contribution towards rural development showed the way for a new paradigm of empowering those living in our villages. "He (Deshmukh) personifies humility, compassion and service to the downtrodden. He is a Bharat Ratna in the truest sense ," he tweeted. Praising Hazarika, Modi said his songs and music are admired by people across generations. "From them radiates the message of justice, harmony and brotherhood. "He (Hazarika) popularised India's musical traditions globally. Happy that the Bharat Ratna has been conferred on Bhupen Da," the Prime Minister tweeted. The 83 year old Mukherjee, who was also known as the quintessential Man Friday of the Congress, joins the elite club with Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain and V V Giri who had been conferred the coveted award.
Mirwaiz, who is also chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) and core member of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), has always been considered as a moderate voice of pro freedom camp in Kashmir.However, over the years, the downtown area, where Mirwaiz has following, has seen emergence of pro IS and pro Zakir Musa youth grabbing the political narrative. Musa is the head of Ansar Ghazwat ul Hind, an Al Qaeda inspired outfit, which faced a serious blow on 22 December when its six members were killed in a gunfight.
ISRO To Launch Another Navigation SatelliteThe Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch satellite IRNSS 1H to replace the faulty IRNSS 1A in the Indian Navigation Satellite Constellation (NavIC). The satellite could be launched in March end or April. NavIC, however, is already functioning as four satellites are sufficient for navigation. Six functioning satellites are already in place, ISRO chairman K Sivan has said.
In a communication sent to Naik;s lawyer in Mumbai, the Interpol has said that it has deleted data with regard to Naik from its records as the same had been contested by Naik. Interpol stated: ;After a thorough examination of elements before it, the Commission found that the data contested raised questions as to compliance with applicable rules.; Accordingly, the data was deleted on November 9. In a meeting held at the Interpol recently, they have decided against issuing RCn for lack of a chargesheet. It s no setback. Now our chargesheet is filed. We will send a fresh request. We are sure Interpol will issue RCN this time, a home ministry official said.
Hindustan Times is in possession of the Interpol letter, dated December 11, 2017, which could prove to be a major roadblock for India 's attempt to extradite Naik. The Interpol issues a red notice to locate and provisionally arrest individuals pending extradition, and is based on an arrest warrant by a member country.
The first list of 60 speakers released include Akhil Sharma, award winning writer and creative writing professor; Amy Tan, author of the widely adapted book The Joy Luck Club; award winning Indian film director and producer Anurag Kashyap; Indian art critic, art historian, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awardee, BN Goswamy; former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai; English novelist and author of the iconic Bridget Jones Diary, Helen Fielding; Man Booker winner and author of The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje; Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter from The Boston Globe s Spotlight team Michael Rezendes; Sahitya Akademi Award winner Mridula Garg; 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohammad Yunus, essayist and novelist Pico Iyer; New York Times bestselling poet and illustrator Rupi Kaur; Indian classical dancer and Padma Vibhushan awardee Sonal Mansingh; Indian philanthropist and writer Sudha Murty; Academy and Tony Award winning Czech born British playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard; and Grammy Award winning Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, among others.Curtain raisers will be held in Mumbai at the Royal Opera House on Thursday, December 7 and at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mansingh Road in New Delhi on Tuesday, December 12. Namita Gokhale, writer, publisher and co director of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, says, This is a vintage year for the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, with an amazing line up of international and Indian writers and multiple strands of thoughtfully curated sessions. A space to interrogate our changing times and to encounter poetry and the dreaming mind, the festival returns with its unique brand of magic, whimsy and intellectual rigour.
One of the Home Ministry officials had told the Indian Express that the Union cabinet had approved the proposal to declare the Islamic Research Foundation as an 'unlawful association;. The cabinet had done so under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for 5 years. The Home Ministry had found that preacher Zakir Naik, who headed the Islamic Research Foundation had allegedly addressed many provocative speeches and had engaged himself in terrorist propagandas.The Maharashtra Police had also been reported to have registered criminal cases gainst Zakir Naik. Naik had been allegedly involved in radicalising youths and tempting them to join terrorist activities, the Indian Express reported. The cabinet officials, according to IE, had claimed that Zakir Naik had transferred funds to the Peace TV for the creation of objectionable programmes, most of which had been made in India and had alleged hate speeches delivered by Naik. The official had claimed that Naik had urged all Muslims to become terrorists. Naik had come under the scanner of the police and the government after Bangladesh Newspaper had reported Rohan Imtiaz, one of the propagators of the July 1 Dhaka terror attack used to quote Naik.
In an open letter to India, released on Friday through his spokesperson, Naik said that IRF was banned without any agency questioning him and that the move was an attack on Muslims, peace, democracy and justice ."...not a single time was I questioned or given a chance to explain. Their agenda is open and clear: implicate me by hook or by crook," he said in the letter titled 'Facing The Foregone Conclusion'.
NEW DELHI: The Indian government on Tuesday decided to declare an NGO promoted by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik as an outlawed organisation for five years, Indian media reports say.According to Indian media, the decision to declare Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) as an unlawful association was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet presided over by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the organisation 's 'alleged terror activities '.
According to details, the Indian government has accused Zakir Naik of delivering provocative speeches.A few days back the government had banned foreign donations to the NGO.
While the Mumbai police have denied him permission to give speeches since 2012, Britain banned his entry in 2010 over his refusal to call Osama bin Laden a terrorist. Dr Naik can be explained in one sentence a preacher who believes in the oneness of God, sermonising in western attire and skull cap, ” said a senior Muslim cleric from Dongri, who has seen the physician morphing into a controversial preacher over the years. He clearly says other religions have no existence at all. This is not acceptable, ” said the cleric, who asked not to be named.Read: Govt decides to declare preacher Zakir Naik 's NGO thinsp;unlawful
The accused Dhrampal, Dayanand, Ravin Ahuja, Zakir Husain and Mukesh Kumar were booked under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act at the Manesar police station based on a complaint filed by the institute 's laboratory assistant, Manoj Kumar. No arrests have been made so far.
Azerbaijan and Belarus have discussed cooperation in military sphere as Minister of Defense Zakir Hasanov met with State Secretary of the Belarusian Security Council Stanislav Zas.They hailed relations between the countries, and noted that the friendly ties between the two leaders provided a solid foundation for the development of the bilateral cooperation ”.
The Azerbaijan Deposit Insurance Fund (ADIF) has increased the maximum interest rate on deposits covered by insurance from 12 percent up to 15 percent.Head of Azerbaijan Banks Association Zakir Nuriyev said the decision will cover only deposits in the national currency (the manat), while interest rate cap for dollar deposits (which currently stands at 3 percent for deposits in foreign currency), will remain unchanged.
Azerbaijan and the UK discussed the military cooperation and exchanged views over the solution of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. The discussions were held as part of Azerbaijan 's Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov visit to London to meet with his British counterpart Michael Fallon.
Azerbaijan and Russia have discussed the bilateral defense cooperation as ministers Zakir Hasanov and Sergei Shoigu met in Baku.The two noted the key role of the meetings of the Azerbaijani and Russian presidents in expanding relations.
Azerbaijan 's Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov has met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu on the sidelines of the 70th meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the CIS held in Moscow.Shoygu hailed all round relations between Azerbaijan and Russia, including military one. He praised the military and technical cooperation between the two countries, saying Our military cooperation has a strategic character, as all other types of cooperation between our countries. ”