Telangana Requests Centre to Name DRDO After President Abdul Kalam

Published on Aug 02 2015 // Featured, Hyderabad, India, Special
Telangana Requests Centre to Name DRDO After President Abdul Kalam
File Photo: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam (Press Trust of India)HYDERABAD: The Telangana Government has requested the Centre to name the city-based Defence Research and Development Organisation after President APJ Abdul Kalam. Today, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao wrote a letter to Prime Minister...

Yakub Memon hanged at Nagpur central prison

Published on Jul 30 2015 // Featured, India, Special
Yakub Memon hanged at Nagpur central prison
Police personnel stand guard outside the Nagpur Central prison on Thursday morning, minutes before Yakub Memon’s execution. Photo: S. SudershanThe lone convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, Yakub Abdul Razak Memon (53), was reportedly executed at Nagpur central prison at around 6.30 am on Thursday. However,...

Yakub Memon’s hanging will not Alienate Indian Muslims.

Published on Jul 29 2015 // Featured, India
Yakub Memon’s hanging will not Alienate Indian Muslims.
By: Jameel ur Rahman The hanging of Yakub Memon will not shake Indian Muslims’s faith in the country’s judiciary and democratic values. That bit was already taken care of when Afzal Guru was sent to the gallows to satisfy the “collective conscience” of the society. When the killers...

On Facebook, President APJ Abdul Kalam’s Aide Recalls His Last Day

Published on Jul 28 2015 // Featured, India
On Facebook, President APJ Abdul Kalam’s Aide Recalls His Last Day
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam with his aide, Srijan Pal SinghThis was posted on Facebook at 4 am by the former President’s aide, Srijan Pal Singh. Here is the full text of the post: What I will be remembered for… my memory of the last day with the great Kalam sir… It has been eight...

APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India, is no more

Published on Jul 27 2015 // Featured, India
APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India, is no more
Shillong: India’s most loved former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after he suddenly fell ill during an event in Shillong. The 84-year-old president breathed his last at 6:40 pm following a massive cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management...

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Dies at 83: Press Trust of India

Published on Jul 27 2015 // Featured, India, Special
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Dies at 83: Press Trust of India
File photo of former President APJ Abdul Kalam (Associated Press photo)SHILLONG: Former President APJ Abdul Kalam died on Monday at a hospital in Meghalaya, where he had gone to deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong, reports Press Trust of India. He was 83. Dr Kalam reportedly...

One of ‘world’s oldest’ Qur’an manuscripts found in Great Britain

Published on Jul 23 2015 // Featured, Special, Uncategorized, World
One of ‘world’s oldest’ Qur’an manuscripts found in Great Britain
A university assistant shows fragments of an old Qur’an at England’s University in Birmingham on Wednesday. — APBIRMINGHAM — A Qur’an manuscript has been carbon dated to close to the time of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), making it one of the oldest in the world, a British university...

Filipino Artists dedicate an Original Tribute Song to Saudi Arabia

Published on Jul 21 2015 // Entertainment, Featured, World
Filipino Artists dedicate an Original Tribute Song to Saudi Arabia
J. Nava Cruz, freelance writer-author /composer of the original song – J. Nava Cruz – Yahind News Portal After almost two years of dilly-dallying, ‘Goodbye… KSA … Goodbye’, an original song composition penned by J. Nava Cruz, a freelance writer/book author in the Philippines is all...

Eid-Ul-FitrCelebrations Bring Over 8000 Devout Muslims to Ashyana Banquets in Naperville, Chicago

Published on Jul 21 2015 // Featured, NRI, World
Eid-Ul-FitrCelebrations Bring Over 8000 Devout Muslims to Ashyana Banquets in Naperville, Chicago
– By: Ashfaq Hussain Syed, Chicago Downers Grove, IL:On FridayJuly 17th,2015 Muslims from all over the Napervilleand suburb areas joyfully bustled into the Ashyana Banquetsto join the celebrations of EidUl-Fitr. While there were various venues that held Eid prayers throughout the region, the...

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis Make Stunning Comeback to Win Wimbledon Doubles Title

Published on Jul 12 2015 // Entertainment, Featured, Hyderabad, Special, Sports
Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis Make Stunning Comeback to Win Wimbledon Doubles Title
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis – The Wimbledon Champions!Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis second-seeded Russian duo of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina 5-7, 7-6, 7-5 in the summit clash that lasted two hours and 47 minutes. Sania Mirza cliched her first-ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title...

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