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English chess hit by race row over young Muslim players


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three young Muslim brothers were recently abused by the English delegation to a tournament which was hosted in Austria. They had gone for a chess competition when ... Read more...

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Asian Muslim brothers groomed teenage girls for sex


July 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Two Muslim brothers of Asian origin have been charged with grooming a pair of teenage girls for sex and persuading them to work as prostitutes for ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s special connect with number 786


June 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Number 786 has special significance for megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recalled his "Deewaar" and "Coolie" days as he posted his 786th tweet."T 786 - ... Read more...

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Helped by Muslims, Hindus throng Kashmir shrine


May 29th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Scores of Kashmir Pandit devotees thronged the Khirbhawani temple shrine in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday amid emotional scenes of Hindu-Muslim amity.Using buses, taxis and even two-wheelers, ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential hopeful wants Sharia law-based constitution


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's constitution should be based on the Quran and the Islamic Sharia law, presidential candidate from the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi said."The Quran is our ... Read more...

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Muslims, Dalits should get equal rights: Ramdev


May 12th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, slamming the government Saturday, said he supported Muslims in their demand for amending Article 341 of the Indian constitution that excludes ... Read more...

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Engineer goes missing in Kashmir


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Ever since her husband left the uptown Magarmal Bagh home in the city on Feb 18, Sukhbir Kaur has been a shattered woman. Jagdeep Singh ... Read more...

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Malaysians protest Quran burning in Afghanistan


February 24th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) A group of Malaysian Muslims marched from a mosque to the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur after Friday prayers to protest against the burning ... Read more...

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Kejriwal meets Muslim clerics for Jan Lokpal movement


November 14th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal met several Muslim clerics and intellectuals here Monday to garner support from the minority community for the Jan Lokpal movement, officials ... Read more...

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President, PM, Sonia greet nation on Eid


November 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of ... Read more...

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Pakistani terrorists threaten Ahmadi community


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani terrorists have issued a hit-list of prominent businessmen from the Ahmadi community, saying those who "misguide" the country would be punished with death.Terrorists have begun ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden timeline


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Here are some of the key moments in the life of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. He was killed in Pakistan Sunday, reported CNN.1957 ... Read more...

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Egyptians fear Muslim Brotherhood will impose Islamist ideas


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 2 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood's plans to contest the September parliamentary elections has raised concerns about it imposing Islamist ideas on Egyptians.The once outlawed Brotherhood has recently announced that ... Read more...

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Geelani assures protection to Kashmiri Pandits


April 17th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) In a significant development, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Sunday assured Kashmiri Pandits that 90 percent of the Muslim population in Jammu and Kashmir would ... Read more...

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Egyptians want public trial for Mubarak


April 15th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian youth groups, which had taken part in demonstrations that led to the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak, Friday demanded a public trial for the ... Read more...

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Christians pressurised into signing so-called ‘peace deal’ with Muslim clerics in Lahore


March 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Muslim clerics and hardliners, who tried to attack a church in Lahore's landmark Badami Bagh, have agreed to avoid doing so on a condition that the church authorities would ... Read more...

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Anti-Muslim RSS is like Nazis: Digvijay Singh


December 19th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Dec 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Sunday mounted a fierce attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) by likening the right-wing Hindu group to Nazis."The RSS in the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks “a rapist’s propaganda” for ‘maligning’ all nations: Saudi envoy


December 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 5(ANI): Slamming the release of secret diplomatic cables by whistle blower website WikiLeaks for 'maligning the leadership of every country', a senior Saudi diplomat has called the website "a rapist's ... Read more...

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Praying, feeding poor, Lucknow Muslims mark Eid-ul-Azha


November 17th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims converged at mosques and prayer grounds here to offer Eid-ul-Azha prayers Wednesday morning. And then it was time for merrymaking and feeding the poor.The biggest ... Read more...

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Id-ul Zuha celebrated across India today


November 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Id-ul-Zuha is being celebrated across the country today with great enthusiasm and devotion.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Kashmir separatists withdraw shutdown call on Diwali


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 2 (IANS) Responding to the appeals of the Sikh community to allow Diwali celebrations, hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday said there would be no protest shutdown in Kashmir ... Read more...

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British Muslims our main bankrollers, says Taliban commander


October 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): A Taliban commander has told Sky News that the bulk of the funding for the insurgent group comes from the British Muslim community in the UK.The regional leader ... Read more...

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French Muslims feeling targeted over 26/11 Mumbai-style attack threat in Europe


October 9th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 9(ANI): Many Muslims in France have said that they feel increasingly targeted amid growing concerns of 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in Europe."Look at what is happening now. There is a security ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden calls for flood relief in Pakistan in alleged message


October 1st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Osama bin Laden in an alleged audio message called on Muslims to join as the devastating floods in Pakistan is "bigger than the victims of wars," reports ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict fair enough, say most Mumbaikars


September 30th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Most Mumbai residents welcomed the Allahabad High Court's Thursday ruling that the spot in Ayodhya where a makeshift temple was built hastily after razing the Babri mosque in ... Read more...

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Florida pastor blasts Muslims, Mormons, Hindus, pro-choice supporters gays


September 6th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.6 (ANI): A Florida pastor, Bill Keller, has come to New York and criticized Muslims, Mormons, Hindus, pro-choice supporters gays.He also used the occasion of his visit to slam the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs say they are safe in Valley


August 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Aug 20 (ANI): Kashmiri Sikhs refute suggestions that they are in any danger, after they received letters claiming to be from separatist organizations, insisting to join the protests against ... Read more...

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Shahzad’s hatred stemmed from personal failure, war on terror


May 6th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 6 (ANI): Confessed Times Square car bomber Faisal Shahzad's hatred stemmed from personal failure and the US-led Allied war on terror in Afghanistan.According to the New York Daily News, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa appeals citizens not to be swayed by rumours


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar 2 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday appealed the citizens not to be swayed away by rumours following the violent protests and clashes that broke out ... Read more...

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Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Holi in Uttar Pradesh


March 1st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Hindus and Muslims Monday came together and took out a procession, called a Holi Baraat, in this Uttar Pradesh capital to celebrate the festival of colours amid ... Read more...

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Caned Malaysian women said it ‘has done them a world of good’


February 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kajang (Malaysia), Feb.19 (ANI): The three Malaysian women who were caned here yesterday for committing illicit sex in violation of Syariah law, have said that the whipping has done them a world ... Read more...

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Historical Shetaleshwar Bhairav temple opens after two decades in Srinagar


January 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Jan.20 (ANI): The Shetaleshwar Bhairav temple, located on the banks of Jehlum river in the old Srinagar city, was thrown open here on Wednesday after about two decades for ... Read more...

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Sikhs in Britain fight ban on bearded boxers


January 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 13 (IANS) Sikh groups in Britain have threatened "costly" legal action over an order banning bearded amateur boxers from the ring.Muslims expressed outrage after the Amateur Boxing ... Read more...

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Conviction of five US-origin terror suspects held in Pak could be difficult: Experts


January 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 5 (ANI): Even though the much-awaited trial of five American-origin terror suspects detained in Pakistan began in Sargodha city on Monday, their conviction may not come as easily due to ... Read more...

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Pak religious leaders declare suicide attacks ‘haram’


December 14th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 14 (ANI): Religious leaders from various schools of thought across Pakistan have termed suicide attacks 'haram' or un-Islamic.Former Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said that Islam doesn't allow ... Read more...

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