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ED has released Amanatullah Khan, according to his fans. Late night words had spread about his arrest and even top AAP leaders to express solidarity. “I came for questioning at 11 AM. Since then questioning was going on. Now I am free so going home,” Khan told news agency PTI after leaving the ED office at midnight. DEVELOPING STORY

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Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan arrested Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan was arrested on Thursday in connection with a money laundering case, according to his relatives in Okhla. A close relative said the MLA had gone to the ED office in the morning where after being grilled for hours he was arrested. Early in the morning while going to the ED office he had posted a small video clip where he could be seen coming out from his Batla House resident surrounded with his closed friends and party workers. This was his first appearance after months. Late in the night after his…

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Jamia coached girls shine in UPSC Civil Services Exam, 31 aspirants selected from RCA Thirty one (31) candidates who received coaching and training in the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), of Jamia Millia Islamia have been selected in UPSC’s Civil Services Exam 2023, an increase of 8 from last year. A total of 71 students from RCA appeared in the interview out of which 31 finally selected. Out of the 31 selected candidates, some are expected to get IAS and IPS and remaining candidates are likely to get IRS, Audit & Account Service, IRTS and other allied services of Group-A as…

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31 resident students of RCA, Jamia Millia Islamia cleared UPSC Civil Services Exam. Nausheen secured 9th rank. Total 11 girls cleared UPSC Civil Services from Jamia, said the university, adding that a total of 151 appeared in written test, 71 appeared in interview and 31 finally selected. Thirty one (31) candidates who received coaching and training in the Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) have been selected in UPSC’s Civil Services Exam 2023, an increase of 8 from last year. A total of 71 students from RCA appeared in the interview out of which 31 finally selected.…

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Shaheen Bagh resident writes letter to Areeba Khan Upset with the perennial cleanliness issues in Shaheen Bagh, a resident has written a letter to Areeba Khan. The resident, who requested not to be quoted, wrote: “Dear Councillor Areeba Khan, “I want to inform you about the very dirty problem with garbage and sewers in the Shaheen Bagh area, especially during the recent Eid festival. “There was too much garbage on the roads, more than on normal days. The open sewer water was also overflowing onto the roads near Shaheen Bagh sabzi Mandi. People going for Eid prayers could not even…

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Another major setback for Amanatullah Khan The Supreme Court has refused to entertain anticipatory bail plea of AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan in money laundering case, reported news agency PTI. The apex court asked Amanatullah to appear before Enforcement Directorate on April 18 in connection with money laundering case. Enforcement Directorate seeks arrest warrant against AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan The news agency had reported that the ED on Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking a non-bailable arrest warrant against Amanatullah in connection with a money laundering case linked to alleged irregularities in appointments in the Delhi Waqf Board. “Fresh application for…

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Eid 2024 is to be celebrated in India, including Okhla, on Wednesday. Eid-ul-Fitr 2024 Mubarak! Moon sighted, Eid tomorrow, namaz timing here Eid-ul-Fitr 2024, Moon Sighting Today: The crescent moon was sighted on Wednesday, marking the beginning of Eid celebrations in India and end to one month of fasting. Many residents in Okhla saw the moon and wished their family members and relatives. Eid namaz is to be held in different mosques at different time on Thursday. NOTE: Readers suggested to use their own discretion.

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From Jamia to US: Madrasa graduate Furqan’s inspirational academic journey Madrasas are often in news, mostly for wrong reasons. On the one hand, hundreds of madrasas are being shut down allegedly for being non-productive, on the other, a good number of graduates of independent madrasas are making great academic strides. BY MANZAR IMAM One such madrasa graduate, Mohammad Furqan has qualified for the Masters of Global Affairs in Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. His selection has been widely welcomed by graduates of different Indian madrasas and especially by the graduates of Madrasa Discourses Program run…

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Filmmaker Aqdas adds another feather to his cap The documentary “Muzaffar Ke Naam,” directed by young filmmaker Aqdas Sami, has garnered acclaim by winning the 2nd Best Documentary Award at the International Cultural Artifact Film Festival (ICA) in Pune for the year 2023. It also secured the 2nd Best Documentary Award at the Indian International Short Film Festival Awards (ISFFA) in February 2024. The film has additionally received multiple awards at GIFFI Kolkata last year. The International Cultural Artifact Film Festival (ICA) organizes this annual event, attracting submissions from around the globe for consideration. Out of numerous submissions, only 22…

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Veteran journalist Zafar Agha Saab 70, is no more, according to people who know him. https://twitter.com/theokhlatimes/status/1771052968449647090 He passed away at 5.30 am this morning at Fortis, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, wrote Shafiq-ur-Rahman on his timeline. According to his elder brother Qamar Agha, he was suffering from severe pneumonia and chest infection, he wrote. His body will be taken to Dargah Shah-e-Mardan, BK Dutt Colony, Jor Bagh, New Delhi, for last rites at 2 pm and he will be buried at Hauz Rani Qabristan, Near Max Hospital Saket, New Delhi, he wrote. Currently, he was editor-in-chief National Herald. Agha, who began…

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