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Padmapriya Janakiraman: All Set To Start Bengali Film Debut!


January 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Here is some good news for all the Bengalees and Bengali movie lovers that the insanely gorgeous and stunningly beautiful Tamil superstar, Padmapriya Janakiraman is all set to make her ... Read more...

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British parliamentarians avoid voting on Burkha ban


December 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.4 (ANI): A bid to ban the burkha in Britain was effectively buried in red tape in the Commons yesterday.Last night, however, the Tory MP who tried to bring in the ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Brit minister vows to oppose calls for banning burka in UK


July 19th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 19 (ANI): British Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has vowed to oppose calls for banning burka in United Kingdom, and added that wearing a burkha could be "empowering" for some Muslim ... Read more...

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Council of Europe opposes bans on Muslim full-face veils


June 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24(ANI): The Council of Europe human rights group has opposed an all-out ban on Muslim full-face veils, under consideration by some European countries.MPs from 47 countries have voted unanimously that ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty visits Ajmer Sharif in a burkha


April 10th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, the co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals, visited the Ajmer Sharif shrine wearing a burkha to escape public attention. "Visited ... Read more...

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Total public ban on burkha in France risks being ‘unconstitutional’


March 31st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): France's top administrative body has warned President Nicolas Sarkozy's government that a total public ban on the burkha, the full Islamic veil, risks being found to be unconstitutional. ... Read more...

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Britain must “seriously consider’ banning burkhas in public: Hollobone


March 12th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12(ANI): British politician Philip Hollobone has urged ministers to "seriously consider' banning burkhas in public, saying the full-face burkha was "oppressive and regressive' to advancement of women.Addressing the Commons ... Read more...

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Two out of three Brits in favour of burkha ban


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.3 (ANI): Almost two-thirds of Britons think women should be barred from wearing the burkha in public, the Daily Express reveals a Harris poll, as stating.Figures from pollsters Harris show that ... Read more...

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UK Justice Secretary says he’d love if Muslim women wouldn’t wear burkhas in Britain


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): British Justice Secretary Jack Straw has said that while he would prefer if Muslim women didn't wear burkhas in Britain, a France-like ban on wearing veils wouldn't be ... Read more...

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Don’t wear burqa, says British leader


February 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A British leader said he would prefer if Muslim women "didn't wear a burqa" in the country, but added "you can't ban it". Justice Secretary Jack Straw said he ... Read more...

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French Muslim women in burkhas face losing benefits and a bus ban


January 20th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Jan.20 (ANI): Women wearing a full-body burkha could be banned from using public transport or receiving state handouts, a French government spokesman has said.According to The Telegraph, the call came just ... Read more...

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Jihadist woman jailed in Britain for hiding bomb-making manual in her Burkha


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): A Jihadist Muslim woman who tried to conceal "bomb-making-manual" in her burka has been sentenced to two years imprisonment.Morocco-born Houria Chentouf, 41, hid a pen-drive, which contained ... Read more...

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Radical Muslims want UK Queen to be forced to wear a burkha


October 31st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.31 (ANI): Britain's Queen Elizabeth II would be forced to wear a burkha under sharia law, radical Muslim campaigners said.The Daily Express quoted Abu Rumaysah, spokesman for pro-sharia campaigners Islam4UK, as ... Read more...

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Both Muslim, non-Muslim Brits support Sarkozy’s anti-burkha call


June 24th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): The body concealing burkhas should be banned in Britain, both Muslim and non-Muslim UK citizens have said in the wake of French President Nicolas Sarkozy's anti-burkha stand.Many moderate ... Read more...

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Muslim women held for attacking police station


March 6th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) A city court Thursday remanded some members of a Muslim women's organisation to judicial custody for attacking a police station to protest a youth's arrest for his alleged ... Read more...

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