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Maharashtra urges centre to curb anti-islam movie on internet


September 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has urged the central government to curb the controversial anti-Islam movie 'Innocence of Muslims' on internet sites in order to maintain peace and ... Read more...

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30 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt


September 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, the state TV reported Thursday, quoting ... Read more...

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Germany to get first Islamic bank in October


August 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey's Kuveyt Turk investment fund plans to open the first Islamic bank in Germany in October, the Financial Times Deutschland reported.Kuveyt Turk plans to open ... Read more...

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It will be Rahul vs Modi in 2014: Beni Prasad Verma


August 20th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It will be Rahul Gandhi versus Narendra Modi in the 2014 general elections, union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma claimed Monday."It's going to be Rahul ... Read more...

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All set for world’s third biggest Muslim prayer congregation


August 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for what is billed as the country's biggest prayer congregation in the month of Ramadan to be held Wednesday at ... 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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Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings turn violent (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A protest by several Muslim organisations Saturday at the Azad Maidan here to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the Assam riots ... Read more...

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Protest against Myanmar killings, Assam riots in Mumbai


August 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Several Muslim organisations Saturday staged a protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said here Saturday.Led ... Read more...

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At least 78 killed in western Myanmar clashes - UN


July 29th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Clashes between Buddhist and Muslim communities in western Myanmar have reportedly killed at least 78 people and displaced thousands last month, the United Nations (UN) said Friday.UN ... Read more...

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Congress forms coordination panel in violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, 26 (IANS) Amid concerns over the communal violence in Assam and its handling by the Tarun Gogoi government, the Congress Tuesday set up a 10-member coordination ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Army stages flag march, Chirang district tense (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tension with three more bodies recovered ... Read more...

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Over 40,000 scholarships provided to minority community


July 13th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ne w Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As many as 42,476 scholarships were awarded to students from minority communities during 2011-12 under the merit-cum-means scholarship scheme of the ministry of minority ... Read more...

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‘Fast-track cases of Muslim youth in jail’


July 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Scores of Muslim youth were being rounded up on suspicion of being terrorists and left lying in jails for years without a chargesheet filed, ... 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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Congress was never serious about Muslim quota: Azam Khan


June 14th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has blamed the Congress for failing to get reservation for Muslims, and said the latter was never serious ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks solution on Mayanmarese asylum seekers


May 25th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Myanmar's rights panel to engage with the government at Yangon to press for a solution to the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police files charge sheet against 11 IM suspects


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday filed a charge sheet against 11 suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group who were allegedly involved in trying to revive ... Read more...

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Lookout notices for eight suspects in ex-CPI-M leader’s murder


May 11th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 11 (IANS) A special team investigating the murder of former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader T.P. Chandrasekharan has issued a "lookout circular" for eight suspects, police said ... Read more...

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Minority leaders cautious to apex court ruling on Haj


May 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Muslim community leaders and prominent clerics in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court ruling directing the government to eliminate in the next 10 ... Read more...

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Shia clerics demand closure of US, Israel embassies in India


May 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Prominent clerics of the Shia community in Uttar Pradesh have demanded that India snap its ties with the United States and Israel.At a well-attended congregation of ... Read more...

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Plea against special exam to recruit cops dismissed (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed an NGO's petition challenging the government's decision to recruit an additional 1,400 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers through a ... Read more...

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Government recognition a silver lining for Bengal’s madrassas?


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The announcement of recognition to a large number of madrassas by the West Bengal government has brought a glimmer of hope to thousands of Muslim ... Read more...

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Hundreds of Myanmar nationals seek refugee status (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Making pavements as their homes, over 500 hundred Myanmar nationals, among them women and children, have camped for the past 12 days near ... Read more...

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Shia cleric urges Muslims to participate in ‘Save Ganga’ efforts


April 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, April 20 (IANS) In a first, Muslims of Uttar Pradesh have been asked to participate in the cleaning up operations of the river Ganga, revered by millions across India.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani-British MP offers reward for Obama’s capture


April 16th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin member of the House of Lords was suspended from the Labour party after it was reported he had offered a reward of 10 ... Read more...

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Bukhari calls on Mulayam, seeks more Muslim say in governance


April 13th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) An upset Imam Bukhari of the Delhi Jama Masjid met Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday to voice his ... Read more...

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Bukhari, Azam Khan spew fire


April 7th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The verbal spat between Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan and Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has put the Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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‘SP compromising national security by appeasing Muslims’


April 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh for its "overzealousness" to please Muslims.Taking offence at the state Home Department's ... Read more...

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Goa plans advisory body on Muslim, Christian issues


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government in Goa is planning to set up a minority advisory council, which will sift through the demands of ... Read more...

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‘Kerala cop has links with banned outfits’


March 20th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) Kerala Police Tuesday informed a court here that a sub-inspector arrested for allegedly sending a forged letter to the media has links with banned outfits.Police told ... Read more...

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Kerala cop arrested for forging letter to media


March 18th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) A Kerala subinspector of police has been arrested for allegedly sending out a forged letter to the media saying the government wanted 268 e-mail IDs snooped ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri Saturday clarified that he never asked Muslims to forget the violence that engulfed Gujarat a decade ago.Under fire from a section ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat riots


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Under fire from a section of Muslim community for his remarks on Gujarat riots, Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri has clarified that he only stated that ... Read more...

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