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MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam riots victims


August 18th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.Owaisi has ... Read more...

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This Hyderabad mosque is more than a place of worship


August 12th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) In this historic city where minarets of hundreds of mosques dot the sky, one mosque stands out as more than a mere place of worship.Besides ... Read more...

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Tension at excavated site: Dikshit blames civic agency


July 24th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has blamed the BJP-led municipal authority for the escalation of tension near a mosque at an excavated site near ... Read more...

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Prayers held at rediscovered Delhi mosque, Iqbal seeks settlement (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Thousands gathered for Friday namaz at old Delhi's Subhash Park - the site where ruins of the historical Akbarabadi mosque were unearthed, even as the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police get custody of two terror suspects


July 9th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A court here Monday remanded to 10 days Delhi Police custody two suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group for their alleged involvement in reviving ... Read more...

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Embrace education for progress, Muslims told


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Muslim students and youths should go for higher education and develop character to face life's challenges, a senior Muslim religious leader said Sunday."The Muslim community ... Read more...

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Terror suspects to be brought from Bangalore to Delhi


June 25th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday ordered two suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group lodged in Bangalore jail to be presented before it in a case ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Muslim clerics, leaders welcome apex court ruling on Haj (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Majority of Muslim clerics and leaders Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court ruling directing the government to eliminate in the next 10 years the subsidy given ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

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Of the magic of Zaina Kadal in old Srinagar (Letter from Kashmir) (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) It was the hub of the city once, a place where wholesale traders did business and people flocked to visit the nearby shrines. But, in ... Read more...

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Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

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Court seeks land details of Jor Bagh shrine (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the original files from the Delhi Development Authority and the state government about the land allotted to a shrine ... Read more...

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British Muslims boycott medical lectures on evolution


November 28th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Muslim medical students in Britain are boycotting lectures on evolution because they say those clash with the holy Quran, a media report said Monday.An increasing number ... Read more...

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Four held for murder


October 28th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Four people were arrested for allegedly murdering a 21-year-old youth in a group clash, police said Friday.Fazal-ur-Rehman, Mohammad Salman, Masroor Ahmad and Chand were arrested ... Read more...

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Court case against ‘Azaan’


October 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood movie "Azaan", scheduled to be released Friday, has run into rough weather after a Samajwadi Party leader from the city approached the Bombay High Court, ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Victim’s kin seek to rebuild lives


September 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It was around 8 p.m. when 12-year-old Saima was engrossed with dinner preparations in the Khan household, in the old quarter of the city. Saima, ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia brings cultural, religious exotica to India


September 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Sugary dates, Persian calligraphy, colourful contemporary art, henna designs and holy Zamzam water from Mecca are some of the exotic flavours from Saudi Arabia in ... Read more...

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Quran exhibition called off after protests


September 24th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) An exhibition on Quran and the message of Islam being held here was called off Saturday mid-way through its schedule after facing protests from other ... Read more...

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Mughal era broth evolves in old Delhi bylanes (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) It was originally a morning meal for the poor. Rich in texture and weighty on the stomach, the meaty Mughal era broth called nahari used ... Read more...

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India celebrates Eid — from Kashmir to down south (Roundup)


August 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Millions celebrated Eid Wednesday with joy and religious fervour across the length and breadth of India, home to the world's third largest Muslim population.Tens of ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric slams Anna’s campaign


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a "fake Gandhi", a top Muslim cleric of West Bengal said Tuesday while slamming the activist's demand for a stronger anti-corruption bill."Why ... Read more...

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Police deployed at rooftops in old Delhi


August 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sharpshooters have been deployed at rooftops of buildings in central and old Delhi near the Red Fort from where the prime minister will address the ... Read more...

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Hina’s visit works wonders: Pakistani diplomats


July 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The first-ever visit of new Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar to India has been most successful with New Delhi seeming willing to talk on several ... Read more...

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Karachi killings’ toll rises to 39


July 7th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The death toll from target killings in the southern port city of Karachi has risen to 39 in three days with at least eight people being ... Read more...

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Ancient Delhi gateways, Mughal library to be restored (With Images)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Mughal prince Dara Shikoh's library, the Malcha Mahal hunting lodge of Firoz Shah Tughlaq and some ancient gateways are among the 15 neglected monuments that ... Read more...

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Ramdev fast a political conspiracy: Bukhari


June 4th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Criticising yoga guru Baba Ramdev's fast against corruption as a "political conspiracy", Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari Saturday said "communalism is ... Read more...

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Tamils, Punjabis celebrate festivals in Malaysia


April 14th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Tamils and Punjabis settled in Malaysia Thursday celebrated the Tamil New Year and Vaisakhi Thursday.The Punjabi community, estimated at over 100,000, have begun the customary ... Read more...

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PM thanks nation for communal harmony


February 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday congratulated the people of India for showing maturity and maintaining communal harmony in the country, especially following the verdict on the ... Read more...

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Walking through history in bylanes of Agra (Letter from Agra)


January 28th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) On an exceptionally cold January morning, when people were struggling to venture out of their cosy comforts, five of us braved the chill and experimented with ... Read more...

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Court asks police to maintain peace during Shia procession


January 24th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked police to ensure peace in communally-sensitive Aliganj area near Qanati Masjid in south Delhi in view of Chehlum procession to be ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Friday prayers at site of demolished mosque (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers at the site of a mosque in south Delhi that was demolished by the authorities for being built on public land, ... Read more...

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Delhi’s homeless prefer streets to night shelters


January 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Even as Delhi shivers in the bone-chilling winter, the city's homeless - said to range from 67,000 to 150,000 - prefer to sleep in the ... Read more...

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Now, fatwas demanding death for Sherry Rehman over Blasphemy Law softening stance


January 9th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Following the assassination of liberal politician Salmaan Taseer, it has been reported that fatwas are being issued against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman, declaring her a ... Read more...

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Give Varanasi anti-terrorism force: Mayawati


December 8th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Dec 8 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has demanded that the Central Government should provide Varanasi with an anti-terrorism force similar to the one provided to Mumbai after 26/11.After ... Read more...

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