lunatic fringe

Attack on US consulate in Libya deplorable: UAE papers


September 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) Leading English dailies of the UAE have said the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi in which four Americans, including ambassador Christopher Stevens, were ... Read more...

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La’affaire Rushdie casts long shadow (Jaipur Diary)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) There was no getting away from the shadow of Salman Rushdie at the sprawling Diggi Place where the grand literary show Monday continued to draw big ... Read more...

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Public reaction to Taseer killing depicts the real Pakistan


March 12th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Celebration of former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassination and garlanding of his murderer Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri with roses by hundreds of lawyers depicts the real Pakistan, Pak ... Read more...

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Arizona survivor blames Palin’s ‘crosshair’ posting for shooting mayhem


January 15th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Eric Fuller, a 63-year-old veteran who survived the Arizona shootings after being shot in the knee and the back, has blamed US potential presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ... Read more...

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Catholic groups at loggerheads over Empire State Building Mother Teresa snub


August 26th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 26(ANI): A coalition of groups representing "progressive Catholics" has come out against the Catholic League, which will be holding a rally against the Empire State Building owner's decision to ... Read more...

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Husain should return to his ‘culturally exuberant’ India (Comment)


March 1st, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya A quarter century ago sitting amid designer chaos of paintings and sketches in various stages of completion in his Cuffe Parade apartment in then more-tolerant Bombay, painter Maqbool Fida Husain ... Read more...

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I’ve learnt a lot from Jade Goody: Shilpa Shetty


March 31st, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty says she has "learnt a lot" from her former "Celebrity Big Brother" housemate Jade Goody who died of cancer March 22."Two ... Read more...

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Islamic hate preacher Bakri says its Islamically OK for Muslim kids to carry knives


October 27th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 27 (ANI): Hardline Islamic preacher Omar Bakri, who was recently exiled from the UK , has reportedly sparked outrage by saying that Muslim kids above 15 could carry ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty blasts “lunatic fringe” ‘Gere kiss’ protestors


November 14th, 2007 - 3:01 am ICT by admin
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