Fazil Shaikh - a vigilant railway officer rescues two kidnapped children Current Affairs 

Fazil Shaikh – a vigilant railway officer rescues two kidnapped children

Solapur: Two approx. 7-year-old children who were kidnapped while on a train to Latur have been rescued due to great vigilance demonstrated by the Travel Ticket Inspector (TTI) from Solapur division (South Central Railway). On 28 September, while discharging his duty TTI Fazil Shaikh deployed on Mumbai-Latur Express found two kids travelling without tickets in AC compartment. Upon further questioning, Fazil suspected foul play and informed GRP immediately. While enquiring the kids – scared and nervous, Fazil managed to obtain one of the boys mother’s phone number and informed her…

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‘My Parents My Paradise’ – an effort to educate young about the needs of elderly parents Society 

‘My Parents My Paradise’ – an effort to educate young about the needs of elderly parents

Panaji: The Goa Girls Islamic Organisation held a 10 day-campaign ‘My Parents My Paradise’ to educate young generation about the rights of elderly parents, and the children’s duty towards them. The statewide campaign was launched on September 1 and concluded on September 10. The concluding event was conducted in Goa Central Library. Prakash Kamat – Sr. Asst. Editor The Hindu and Shashwat Gupta Ray – Resident Editor Gomantak Times were the chief guests. Hani Pathan in her welcome address said, “The campaign have ended but the mission must go on”. A small…

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Primary Teacher publishes book to showcase poetic skills of her students Culture 

Primary Teacher publishes book to showcase poetic skills of her students

Solapur: Shaheen Sultana – an Urdu primary teacher from Solapur felt the need to show case the poetic skills her students exhibit. In an unprecedented move, she published the collection of poetries penned by little poets on her own expenses. The 46 pages book “Hamare Nanhe Shayar” (Our Junior Poets) has been launched at the hands of Maharashtra state Minister Subhash Deshmukh recently in presence of dignitaries from education sector. Shaheen, an Assistant teacher in Zilla Parishad Urdu Primary School Vidi Gharkul has executed the project single handedly. She calls it an…

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Children Summer Camps - A joyful learning opportunity or childhood snatching practice Society 

Children Summer Camps – A joyful learning opportunity or childhood snatching practice?

During school days, children have to go through a lot from attending schools to performing extracurricular activities. Strict supervision of parents and teachers, regular classes, tuition takes a heavy toll and leaves very less time for enjoyment. Holidays are meant to enjoy and spend childhood without pressure, said Ziya Momin a Mumbai based child counsellor and a senior teacher while speaking with TheShahab.com. As per Ziya, it is parent’s responsibility to give space to their children during holidays also making them understand the importance of spending time with elders and…

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Solapur Municipal By-Polls Congress manages to retain seat Current Affairs 

Solapur Municipal By-Polls: Congress manages to retain seat

Solapur: Indian National Congress candidate Haji Toufiq Hatture has managed to retain the Block No. 14 seat by a margin of 1700 votes in Municipal by poll which was scheduled on Friday, 6 April. AIMIM candidate Peer Ahmed Shaikh stood second by grabbing 3250 votes. The result was declared on Saturday morning at around 11.30 am. The seat was lying vacant since January 2018 due to sad demise of sitting councillor Rafique Hatture. Haji Toufiq is youngest brother of veteran Congress leader late Rafiq Hatture who had registered five consecutive…

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Maulana Shahabuddin - Maharashtra's first Muslim owned Blood Bank founder passes away Featured Life 

Maulana Shahabuddin – Maharashtra’s first Muslim owned Blood Bank founder passes away

Pune: Maulana Syed Shahabuddin Salfi Firdausi – a very popular and eminent name of Maharashtra’s Social and religious circle passed away on Monday at 1 am due to massive heart attack at his Pune residence. He was 63. He was well-known religious healer, his contribution towards the social and medicine field was equally well. He was the founder and chairman of Athar Blood Bank, Solapur and played very important role in reconstruction of Makkah Masjid – one of central and oldest mosque of Solapur. Maulana Firdausi was always keen on…

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Dr Roshan Jawwad, Girl who lost legs in train mishap defied all odds to become a doctor Life 

Dr Roshan Jawwad, Girl who lost legs in train mishap defied all odds to become a doctor

On the fateful day in 2008, 16-year-old Roshan Jawad lost both her legs after being pushed out of a crowded local train near Andheri but did not lost her dream of becoming a doctor. Defying all odds Nine years after the accident, Roshan has become the first doctor in her family. Daughter of a pushcart vegetable vendor secured a first class in her final MBBS examination at KEM Hospital last year but the story does not just end here. Now Dr Roshan is not only just few steps away from…

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Maharashtra Education Minister assures second state language status to Urdu Culture 

Maharashtra Education Minister assures second state language status to Urdu

Aurangabad: Maharashtra Education and Minority Affairs Minister Vinod Tawde assured hundreds of teachers on Urdu being confer the second state language status in recently concluded educational event in Aurangabad. A three day event ‘Shikshanachi Vari’ (Educational Convention) under the aegis of the state government, was held at the Divisional Sports Complex from 10 to 12 March. The Minister addressed the event through Skype video conferencing. The event was organised exclusively for Urdu teachers to improve the educational standards of Urdu schools and provide platform to showcase ideas for promotion the…

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Bagban Educational adoption scheme - A step towards educational empowerment Society 

Bagban Educational adoption scheme – A step towards educational empowerment

Maharashtra: Bagban Education Trust, Maharashtra has recently launched an “educational adoption scheme” for community’s needy bright students with an aim to empower Bagban youth in the field of higher education. The Trust will provide financial assistance to students from weaker sections that are unable to bear the educational expenses. Bagban community is known as the business community among Indian Muslims. It is also considered as a financially sound and resourceful section of the society. The educational scheme will initially adopt two students each from medical and engineering, and one student…

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Urdu teachers hardly get time to promote their mother tongue -- Hamid Iqbal Siddiqui on Mother Language Day Culture 

Urdu teachers hardly get time to promote their mother tongue — Hamid Iqbal Siddiqui on Mother Language Day

Eminent poet, writer, Journalist and well known personality of Urdu literature Hamid Iqbal Siddiqui expressed himself wholeheartedly about the promotion and survival of Urdu on the occasion of “International Mother Language Day” (21st February) in a freewheeling chat with Imran Inamdar for TheShahab.com. Hamid Iqbal feels that Urdu teachers today hardly get time to promote Urdu because of their busy schedules and somewhat the system is also responsible which doesn’t generate much opportunity to showcase their natural talent. According to Hamid, TV serials and movies are slowly taking us away…

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