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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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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...

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Tension in Assam’s Udalguri after youth’s body found


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Tension gripped the Udalguri district in troubled Bodo areas of Assam Thursday after police recovered the body of a youth missing since last month.Police also had ... Read more...

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43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants detained in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Manipur Police Thursday detained 43 illegal Bangladeshi immigrants while over 300 other suspects were rounded up during a combing operation, police said.Police conducted a combing operation ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Assam’s Kokrajhar, Dhubri


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported Sunday from Assam's troubled Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts.Police recovered the body of a missing person near Bogribari area in Dhubri ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Chirang, five killed


August 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Five people were found killed in communal violence-hit Chirang district in Assam's Bodo areas, police said. The victims were yet to be identified.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Kokrajhar tense: Curfew, call for indefinite bandh


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) The situation continues to be tense in Kokhrajhar in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) after indefinite curfew was imposed Thursday morning.The curfew was imposed after ... Read more...

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Central team visits riot-hit Assam areas, reviews security


August 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 21 (IANS) A central team Tuesday visited the violence affected Dhubri district of Assam to take stock of the security and relief and rehabilitation measures taken up by ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Assam’s Kokrajhar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Assam's troubled Kokrajhar district Friday, police said.Police said the deceased has been identified as Tasem Ali, who ... Read more...

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English Chess hit by race row over abuse of young Muslim players


August 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim chess players are said to have been abused by their supporters and other competitors in an English chess competition. The three players aged 13, ... Read more...

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Hindu groups demand ban on Muslim bodies


August 13th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Several pro-Hindu groups Monday demanded a ban on "fanatical" Muslim bodies and the arrest of their leaders whose fiery speeches sparked violence leaving two dead ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attacks on Mumbai media


August 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India Sunday condemned the violence against journalists here during a Muslim protest and urged police to deal with the attackers "sternly".The Guilt ... Read more...

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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...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Pakistan concerned over Muslim deaths in Myanmar


August 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday expressed deep concern over the loss of life and property of Rohingya Muslims in ethnic clashes in Myanmar.The clashes took ... Read more...

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Advani blames Bangladeshi immigrants for Assam violence


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani Tuesday blamed the immigration of people from Bangladesh into Assam for the communal violence in the state.Advani, who is touring the ... Read more...

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Muslims help in temple construction in Ramadan in Bihar


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 28 (IANS) In an example of communal harmony in India, Muslims in the holy month of Ramadan have helped in the construction of a Jain temple in Bhagalpur ... Read more...

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Srinagar protests against Assam, Myanmar killings


July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) Dozens of people Thursday gathered here to denounce the ethnic riots in Assam and the killings of Muslims in Myanmar.The protesters demanded the dismissal of ... Read more...

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Russia to get first Muslim TV channel in August


July 25th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first Muslim TV channel in Russia, Al-RTV, will go on air in August, an official said Wednesday.Damir Mukhetdinov, first deputy chair of the Spiritual ... Read more...

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Italian imam held for human trafficking


July 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, July 18 (IANS/AKI) A radical Muslim imam and three Syrian nationals were arrested in Italy Wednesday on suspicion of belonging to a human trafficking gang that smuggled illegal migrants ... Read more...

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Vindu reveals family secrets, plans to make documentary on dad


July 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Dara Singh's son Vindu candidly admits he has a half-brother and that he plans to carry forward his father's legacy. He also plans to make a ... Read more...

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German circumcision ruling raises hue and cry


July 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German court ruling in Cologne against circumcision has managed to raise a big hue and cry. Jews and Muslims have come together to protest against the ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women


July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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British widow wants her children to be terrorists


July 10th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A British widow has revealed she is bringing up her children to be terrorists, The Sun newspaper reported Monday.Samantha Lewthwaite, 28 - dubbed the "white widow" ... Read more...

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Two militants held in Assam


July 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Army has arrested two militants in Assam, official sources said Sunday.While one of them was from the All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA), the ... Read more...

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Pakistani ringleader jailed for raping girl 30 times


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani, ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, has been convicted by a British court of raping a minor Asian ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan’s 357th Urs celebrated at Taj Mahal


June 19th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Agra June 18 (IANS) Amid Qawwali recitals, a 357-metre-long 'chadar' was offered on the grave of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan Monday at the Taj Mahal here on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh meets Mulayam Singh Yadav


June 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Tuesday briefly met Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, giving way to speculations over his lobbying ... Read more...

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Chinese boy born with no eyes


June 6th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) A boy in China was born with only smooth skin in the sockets where his eyes should have been.Doctors have found that the boy named Marwanijun ... Read more...

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50 Chinese kids ‘rescued’ from religious preachers


June 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) A total of 54 children have been "rescued" from "illegal religious preachers" in China's Muslim-dominated Xinjiang Uygur region, police said Wednesday.Acting on a tip-off from residents ... Read more...

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China sincere in helping Pakistan: Official


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) China is sincere in helping out Pakistan in its economic development and all possible support was being provided in this regard, a top Chinese official has ... Read more...

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Protest in Bihar against arrest of terror suspects


May 30th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people Wednesday took out a protest march in Bihar's Darbhanga district to protest against the recent arrest of two people from the state ... Read more...

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Cinema needs to wean society from prejudices: Kunal Kohli


May 26th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Kunal Kohli has made Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra's characters in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani" switch religious identities during the narration. ... Read more...

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150 fighting families reconciled in Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) Over 150 families in Russia's Muslim-dominated Ingushetia region have given up their fights, after a "special reconciliation commission" resolved their issues, RIA Novosti reported.The commission prevented ... Read more...

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