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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Jamate Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings Life 

Jamaat-e-Islami Hind convinces elderly Mumbai couple to abandon suicide plans citing Islamic teachings

Mumbai: The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind Maharashtra, Engineer Taufeeq Aslam Khan, PR secretary Abdul Hafeez Farooqui and secretary for social services Mazhar Farooq paid a courtesy visit on Saturday to the elderly couple who wrote to the President to seek permission to end their life and convinced them to abandon their suicide plans. Mr. Narayan Lawate (88) and his wife Mrs. Iravati Lawate (78), a resident of Charni Road, Mumbai have made a heart-wrenching plea to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking permission for active euthanasia or “assisted suicide” as they…

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Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list Current Affairs 

Maulana Azad’s birth anniversary not part of Maharashtra govt 2018 celebration list

Mumbai: The BJP led Maharashtra government have not included India’s first Education Minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad in its list of celebration of birth anniversaries of great National Personalities and National Day for the year 2018. State government has issued a circular on December 29, 2017, notifying all Ministries, govt and semi govt institutions to celebrate birth or death anniversaries in the year 2018 of 34 national personalities and three National Days. State institutions will observe 32 days of celebrations for anniversaries of National figures (Death anniversary of Bhagat Singh,…

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Shop, dine and play 24x7 in Maharashtra from today Current Affairs 

Shop, dine and play 24×7 in Maharashtra from today

The Maharashtra government has allowed shops and other establishments like cinema halls, salons, hyper malls, restaurants (that do not serve alcohol) and businesses such as banks, medical establishments and tax consultancies to remain open 24×7 in the state from today. The state government has amended the Maharashtra Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Service Condition) Act, 2017 and issued a notification in this regard after the governor gave his nod to the legislation. Currently, shops are allowed to be open till 10 pm, while commercial establishments have to shut…

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Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day Current Affairs 

Solapur Urdu Ghar construction yet to see the light of the day

Solapur: Solapur is still waiting for promised Urdu Ghar for more than 3 years. The Government of Maharashtra made an announcement in 2014 to build Urdu Ghar in six districts across state. Solapur being one of them have been sanctioned Rs 5 crores but the construction is yet to see the light of the day. Ex. Mayor and sitting corporator Adv. U N Beria, All India Urdu Literary Conference office bearers, two other corporators Riyaz Kharadi and Firdaus Patel along with several Urdu lovers staged a symbolic hunger strike yesterday…

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