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Response : Aligarh Muslim University - Rah Gayee Rasme-Azaa(n)......

By Afzal Usmani*

Prof. Abdul Qayum:

A silent Soldier of Aligarh Movement

Imam Hamiduddin Farahi:

Pioneer of Concept of Coherency in Quran in Modern Time

By Afzal Usmani*

Asad Ahmed - Basically a Teacher, Always a Teacher

By Afzal Usmani*

Dr Aziz ki Ajab Khani (The strange tale of Dr Aziz)

Naved Masood*

This ‘tale’ is about Dr Aziz-ur Rahman (1928-73) an Indian Chemist who left the country on account of career related frustrations and found name, fame and meteoric rise in of all the place in Argentina, becoming a Vice Chancellor and one of the founding fathers of research in Chemistry in that country. It is also a tale of the strange quirks that life took in a particular family. The moral of our story is that it proves that truth is indeed at times stranger than friction.

Professor Khaliq Ahmad Nizami

Doyen of Studies of Aligarh Movement

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I always used to think Timbaktu is a fictitious name until recently when it surfaced on international news due to ransacking and burning of an ancient library which has a great treasure of Islamic manuscripts which is there for centuries and its sons protected it with their lives. Like millions relived to know that the manuscripts are safe and sound.

It was very nice on the part of Darul Musannefin Shibli Academy to write Maarif Editorial/Shizraat on Timbuktu
This is very informative and you will enjoy reading it. Thanks to Prof. Ishtiyaq Ahmad Zilli for writing this piece in the editorial of oldest Urdu surviving journal Maarif which is going to complete a century of its existence very soon.

Here is the link for Maarif which has this editorial/Shizraat;

Prof. Kabeer Ahmad Jaisi

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Prof. Mehdi Hasan

Naved Masood*

News has just come in that Dr Mehdi Hasan, Professor Emeritus, King George's Medical College Lucknow and former Professor of Anatomy and Dean Faculty of Medicine passed away at around 1900 Hrs IST in a hospital at Lucknow today due to complications arising out of carcinoma of prostate. His mortal remains will be laid to rest after Zuhar prayer at Imambara Ghufran Ma'ab Lucknow.

Prof Mohammed Amin

Naved Masood*

Prof Mohammed Amin former Vice Chancellor Jamia Hamdard and for long Vice Principal of St Stephens' College passed away last evening at Sir Gngaram Hospital.

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