islam

Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US embassy attack: 94 Tunisians to face trial


September 21st, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 94 people arrested for their involvement in an attack on the US embassy here in the capital of Tunisia will be tried in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US consulate in Chennai closed till Wednesday


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The US consulate here has been closed for three days starting Monday following the protests outside its premises on the US-made anti-Islam film, it was announced."The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clinton terms anti-Islam video ‘disgusting’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday slammed the anti-Islam video that has triggered waves of anti-US protests in a number of Muslim countries, terming it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India condemns attack on US consulate in Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Washington's envoy and other US officials."We are deeply shocked at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two arrested for beating doctor protesting girl’s harassment


September 5th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 4 (IANS) Two youth were arrested after they allegedly badly beat up an elderly homeopath doctor, leading to his death, after he objected to them passing vulgar comments ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi


September 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.The seminary management came up with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kidnapped Hindu girl embraces Islam, gets married


August 11th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A 14-year-old Hindu girl who was abducted two days ago has converted to Islam and married a Muslim in Pakistan, a media report said but her ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Elephant kills Bangladeshi in his house


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) A man was trampled to death and his brother injured when a wild elephant intruded into their house early Friday in Bangladesh's Chhagalkhaiya subdivision, the Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan spy chief to visit US


July 29th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad Zahirul Islam will visit the US Aug 1-3.This will be the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) head's first official trip to Washington ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Noel Kujur nets two in Gokul’s 3-0 win


July 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Noel Kujar with a double strike played a key role in leading Gokul Bal Mitra Mandal to a facile 3-0 win against V-Care SC in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four injured Thursday night in a bomb blast near a centre of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam in Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CIA, ISI chiefs to meet in August


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) The chiefs of the the spy agencies of Pakistan and the US will meet in August at Langley, Geo News reported Sunday.ISI Director General Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

PPP asks JUI-F chief to withdraw from PM race


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies Friday requested Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to withdraw his candidature from the prime ministerial election, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan opposition names PM candidates


June 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Pakistan, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Thursday decided to field their candidates for the post of prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Four Pakistanis drown in well


June 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Four Pakistani men - including two brothers - drowned in a well after the first man went down to repair a water pump and the others ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Non-tariff barriers hampering India-Bangladesh trade’


June 19th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Observing that non-tariff barriers (NTBs) and para-tariff barriers (PTBs) were hindering India-Bangladesh trade, a Bangladeshi diplomat Tuesday called for increased dialogue between the countries to solve ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court tells Delhi cops to protect newly-wed couple


June 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday came to the rescue of a newly-wed couple from Uttar Pradesh who complained of threats from their relatives and asked ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoist activist nabbed in Assam


June 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 6 (IANS) A Maoist activist who had received arms training in Bihar was Wednesday arrested from Assam's Guwahati district, police said.Naresh alias Mainul Islam was arrested from Dhirenpara ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangladeshi couple jailed for 37 years


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) The leader of a banned Islamist outfit in Bangladesh and his wife were Sunday sentenced to 37 years in prison for possessing weapons and bullets.Zahidul Islam ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three cops jailed for 10 years for torture death


June 1st, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) A CBI court here Friday sentenced three Uttar Pradesh Police personnel to 10 years jail term on charges of torturing a group of boys, one of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam’s abducted engineer rescued


May 28th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) More than three weeks after his abduction, Assam's agriculture department official Faizul Islam was rescued from near Bongaigaon town in Lower Assam.Islam and his senior ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistani shot while on way to collect bodies of three sons


May 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A Pakistani woman was injured and three men accompanying her were killed when they were shot at while on their way to a morgue in Karachi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bengal teacher who dared ex-legislator granted bail


May 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Bhangar College professor Debjani Dey, accused of misbehaving with former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam, was Thursday granted bail after she surrendered before a West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cheating in football is sin: Saudi scholars


May 10th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, May 10 (IANS) Football players who fool referees to score goals or to obtain penalties or fouls are committing a sin, two Saudi religious scholars have said."Cheating is deceiving ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe