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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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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...

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I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks national debate on blasphemy


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday sought a national debate on the blasphemy law and demanded a "wide-ranging overhaul of laws that are clearly prone to abuse ... Read more...

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15 killed in Syria car bombing


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed in Syria Saturday when a booby-trapped car exploded at a restive suburb of Damascus in the evening, Xinhua reported.It was ... Read more...

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Two Shia clerics killed in Iraq drive-by shooting


September 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Shia clerics were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Friday, a police source said.Sheikh Arif Abdul Razak, Imam of ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur to probe presence of Mughal structure in Delhi park


August 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Friday told the Delhi High Court that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur would carry out a survey ... Read more...

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Giant Persian rug sets Guinness record


August 26th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A gigantic Persian carpet woven in the Iranian city of Nishapur has been recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's largest handmade rug.Iran's Press ... Read more...

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Court seeks action ASI report over mosque


August 24th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to file a report over the removal of illegal construction at the site ... Read more...

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Briton held for running over Asian-origin kids


August 21st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A 36-year-old Briton has been arrested after he ran over two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - with his car in Leeds.Cops found CCTV ... Read more...

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Stray bullet kills man after Eid prayers in Turkey


August 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 19 (IANS) A 32-year-old man died in Turkey Sunday after being hit by a stray bullet fired at the courtyard of a mosque after Eid prayers, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Asian-origin kids run over by car in Britain


August 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two Asian-origin children - aged two and 10 - are in critical condition after they were run over by a car in Leeds.Raham Saleem and his ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Chinese Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr


August 18th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims in northwest China's Qinghai province flocked to mosques Saturday to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr and the end of a month of fasting during the holy ... Read more...

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Dismiss legislator’s plea on mosque, court urged


August 16th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A political outfit Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to dismiss legislator Shoaib Iqbal's plea seeking restrictions on the demolition of a mosque constructed at ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 10 in Bangladesh


August 11th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) Ten people were killed and a dozen wounded when lightning struck Friday night at a mosque in northeastern Bangladesh, an official said. Shahidul Huq, chief executive ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Srinagar


August 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a retired police officer while he coming out of a mosque here Friday, police said.Militants shot at Abdul Hamid Bhat, a retired ... Read more...

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Tell legislator to remove structure near Jama Masjid: court urged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday moved the high court seeking direction to legislator Shoaib Iqbal to remove the structure built by him in Subhash Park, near the ... Read more...

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Curfew in Kashmir village after clashes


August 7th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Curfew has been imposed in a Kashmir village after one person was killed in clashes between two groups over the use of a mosque loudspeaker Monday ... Read more...

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19 injured in Afghan mosque blast


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people were injured in Afghanistan when a powerful bomb exploded during Friday prayers in a mosque, a media report said.According to ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove the illegal construction at the excavation site of a purported mosque ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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Raze illegal construction at excavated site: Court


July 30th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday allowed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to remove illegal construction at the purported excavated mosque site near the historic ... Read more...

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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...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court


July 25th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Protests in Kashmir over youth’s killing


July 25th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Carrying the body of a youth who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces, thousands of people walked in protest in Jammu and Kashmir's ... 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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Controversial mosque site area peaceful


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The area close to the purported excavated mosque site near the historic Jama Masjid, where thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers and a mob attacked ... Read more...

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Akbarabadi Mosque: LG urges people to exercise restraint


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) Tejinder Khanna Monday appealed to people to exercise restraint and respect the Delhi High court order on the purported excavated mosque ... Read more...

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Protest against mosque desecration in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A mosque in a Jammu and Kashmir village was torched, leading to a shutdown in the area Monday and street protests as locals demanded that the ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, many held for stoning cops (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday after a number of people were arrested ... Read more...

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Tension at mosque site, few arrested for stoning police


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A number of people have been arrested following the late Saturday night clash at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid when a mob pelted ... Read more...

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Tension defused; Delhi mosque site handed over to ASI (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court ordered suspension of the construction of a mosque at an excavated site near the historic Jama Masjid where ... Read more...

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