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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Gul Bootey magazine to conduct personality grooming classes for 150 Govandi students Society 

Gul Bootey magazine to conduct personality grooming classes for 150 Govandi students

Mumbai: Gul Bootey, Urdu monthly children magazine has started a personality development program named “Taleem ka Khawab, Tabeer ki Taleem” (Dream of Education, Meaning of Education) to give students an opportunity to gain more exposure. As a part of the initiative, 150 Urdu medium students studying in 6th std. to 9th std. from Govandi have been selected through Gul Bootey Enterance Exam. The inaugural function was held at Shivaji Nagar Municipal School No.2 on Saturday. Pune based Motivational Speaker Syed Saeed Ahmed delivered a talk on personality development. Renowned Urdu…

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Rafiq Hatture dies, Solapur Congress loses its strong leader Current Affairs 

Rafiq Hatture dies, Solapur Congress loses its strong leader

Solapur: Rafiq Babumiya Hatture, Indian National Congress senior corporator in Solapur Municipal Corporation (SMC) passed away on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was admitted to Yashodhra hospital for poor cardiac function in Solapur. He lost his life battle during treatment around late night on Tuesday. He was 58. Mr. Hatture had a long political career and since 1997 won 5 Municipal elections consecutively with record margin from Badsha Peth, Begum Peth and other Muslim areas. He was SMC Standing Committee Chairman in 2007. He was fondly called by…

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Jamiat-e-Ahle Hadees Solapur organises blood donation camp Current Affairs 

Jamiat-e-Ahle Hadees Solapur organizes blood donation camp

Solapur (Maharashtra): As a part of service to humanity one of the leading non-governmental organization Jamiat-e-Ahle Hadees, Solapur has organized blood donation camp in coordination with Athar Blood Bank on Sunday. 250 people participated in the blood donation camp held in Social high school. Jamiat is organizing such camps since past four year successfully. This was the twelfth camp which received very good response from all age groups. Athar Blood Bank was founded in 2012 and run by Athar Minorities Social and Welfare Association. Read more: JAMAAT-E-ISLAMI HIND ON THE VERGE OF…

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Khadiman-e-Urdu Forum celebrates 200th birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan Current Affairs 

Khadiman-e-Urdu Forum celebrates 200th birth anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Solapur (Maharashtra): In view of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s 200th birth anniversary, Khadiman-e-Urdu Forum – a leading social and educational NGO of the city has decided to dedicate the whole year to make awareness among students about the life and work of the pioneer of modern education among the Muslims of the Indian sub-continent. As a part of the initiative, a programme at Maulana Wastanvi Urdu high School and Junior College has been conducted on 17 October by the NGO. Sir Syed was a great educationist, social reformist, philosopher, an…

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Mumbai-Muslim NGO's step forward to fight for social Justice and betterment Current Affairs 

Mumbai-Muslim NGO’s step forward to fight for social Justice and betterment

By Imran Inamdar Mumbai: An attempt to make strong federation of all the like minded Non Governmental Muslim Organizations, On 28 August Mumbai based NGO LIFE IN LIGHT in association Chatrapati Shivaji Muslim Brigade had called a meeting of all the prestigious social educational Muslim bodies at khilafat house. As per the press release posted to media persons all the attendees have agreed to form a strong federation of Mumbai Muslims to fight for justice, educational improvement and other rights. During meeting members agreed to protest the circular Recently issued…

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Display of humanity by Mumbai Muslims during natural calamity Current Affairs 

Display of humanity by Mumbai Muslims during natural calamity

By Imran Inamdar Mumbai: Setting up an appreciable example of Huququl Ibad (Rights of Human Beings) Muslims of Byculla (Mumbai) had provided shelter to the stranded people in the premises of Hindustani Masjid during heavy rainfall, without considering their religion. On August 29, it started raining heavily in this over crowded city and Water started accumulating on roads and railway tracks, badly affecting the public transport. Mumbai local train is called life line of the Mumbai and Thane Districts. Nearly 60 Lakh people travel daily to work place or school…

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Overwhelming response to theShahab.com story about martyr Hawaldar Mohsin Shaikh Society 

Overwhelming response to theShahab.com story about martyr Hawaldar Mohsin Shaikh

By Imran Inamdar It is a bit satisfactory to mention that as soon as soon as the story of Solapur martyr Hawaldar Mohsin went viral in theshahab.com. Many people from different sections took the serious note and reacted their anger and unhappiness over the disheartening behavior of our own people towards the family of a martyr. 1) Forgetting martyrdom of real heroes is a routine for the people. But at least his city people should not forget him and his family. Responsible people of the community should take lead in…

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Solapur forgets Hawaldar Mohsin's martyrdom on Independence Day Current Affairs 

Solapur forgets Hawaldar Mohsin’s martyrdom on Independence Day

By Imran Inamdar Independence has been celebrated all over India with full zeal and enthusiasm. On this special day government establishments, NGOs, Educational institutions unfurl the tricolour and recall the sacrifice of the freedom fighters and Martyrs and pay their homage. Some of them invite their relatives as part of respect and recognition. It is very shameful to say above things are not happening in Solapur since years. They have forgotten Hawaldar Mohsin Shaikh’s martyrdom which is unique example before the city. On 13 may 2011 Brave heart Mohsin gave…

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Solapur to witness National level Urdu Book fair Current Affairs 

Solapur to witness National level Urdu Book fair

By Imran Inamdar Solapur (Maharashtra): As per the recent literary development in the city, Solapur is going to witness National Level Urdu book fair from 23 to 31 December 2017. National council for promotion of Urdu language is conducting a mega event in association with Khidmate Khalq Organisation of India, Bazme Ghalib and Urdu Adbi Conference. On Tuesday authorities of NCPUL Shahnawaz Khurram and Feroz Alam Visited Solapur to take stock of the situation. They also  addressed the meeting of Urdu lovers and requested to make this Kitab Mela a…

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