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Awami Idara Urdu library Mumbai Has a Glorious Past

Past the monsoon puddles and rows of ramshackle houses, sits an old two-storied decrepit building. Inside, old men bend over a table where albums...

KHAIRABAD AWADH – A HERITAGE QASBA IN SITAPUR

Khairabad Awadh as it name suggests is an important historical and heritage Qasba in Sitapur District Uttar Pradesh. It lies only 8 km away...

MAULANA KAIFUL HASAN QADRI, AUTHOR OF TANWIRUL QURAN

Maulana Kaiful Hasan Qadri is one of the contemporary Islamic Scholars and poets, who have been blessed by the unique intuition and vision of...

HOW MUHAMMAD SHAFI ALI KHAN BECAME BEKAL AND THEN UTASAHI?

It is most likely that many of us do not know the real name of Bekal Utsahi was Muhammad Shafi Ali Khan. Normally, there...

The biggest Urdu Poet of Humor, Akbar Allahabadi and Some of his Humorous Verses

Born on 16th November, 1846 Akbar Allahabadi is unique and known for humorous verses. He complains about his life partner: اکبرؔ دبے نہیں کسی سلطاں...

Indian Film and Theatre Actor Asif Basra and His Suicide

Asif Basra, who acted in many Bollywood films and known to American audience for his role in Outsourced, committed suicide by hanging. He was...

Razia Sajjad Zaheer: An Author and Translator

Razia Sajjad Zahir, wife of the Sajjad Zaheer was an author in Urdu and translator. She was born on 15th October, 1918 in Ajmer...

Muslims of Sapera Caste

It is not a hidden fact that a great number of Indian Muslims are convert from the communities and castes found in the South...

Memons Community

Memons are a Muslim ethnic group originating from Indian subcontinent. Traditionally, the Memons have been a mercantile community. But, as the years have passed,...

Baby Halder: An Indian Maid who became world famous Writer

Abandoned by her mother at 4, married off at 12 to an abusive husband, a mother herself at 13 — there is little in...

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