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Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’


June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl killed to protect ‘family honour’


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl was murdered by her parents and her body dumped into a river after her westernised lifestyle brought shame on her strict Muslim ... Read more...

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Nine convicted, 32 acquitted for Gujarat riots case (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), May 4 (IANS) The Anand district and sessions court Friday convicted nine people and acquitted 32 for the killing of three members of a Muslim family in Ode ... Read more...

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Pregnant Pakistani woman killed by in-laws in Britain


April 25th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A 21-year-old Pakistani woman, who was pregnant, was allegedly smothered to death by her husband and his parents, who later claimed she may have been killed ... Read more...

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‘Middle class Muslim women still victims of bias’


April 20th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Muslim women from middle class homes continue to battle discrimination despite efforts by the government and non-profit organisations to empower them, says veteran filmmaker-activist Rama ... Read more...

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Now Hindi remake of British comedy ‘The Infidel’


March 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Cross-cultural comedy "The Infidel", about a British Muslim caught in an identity crisis, is set to get a desi twist. India-based marketing company Trigno Media ... Read more...

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‘Land Gold Women’ has its heart at right place (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Land Gold Women"; Cast: Narinder Samra, Neelam Parmar, Chris Villiers and Hassani Shapi; Writer-Director: Avantika Hari; Rating: *** 1/2There is a nip in the British air. The verdant tranquility of ... Read more...

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The prince and the showgirl - a love story ends


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi's death Thursday brought to an end an enduring romance. When Sharmila Tagore tied the knot with the erstwhile royal 42 years ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Meghalaya


August 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Meghalaya, predominantly a Christian ... Read more...

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Gaiety marks Eid in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of men and ... Read more...

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Mammootty back to films, plans son’s marriage


August 5th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 5 (IANS) Southern superstar Mammootty says the media had a field day when tax men were raiding his premises, but now he is back to shooting for films. ... Read more...

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Uneasy quiet in Bhatta-Parsaul village (Lead, with image)


May 17th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhatta-Parsaul (Uttar Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) An eerie calm has settled in this village where all men between 15 to 40 have fled in terror leaving the women and ... Read more...

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Waheeda Rahman gets Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The ethereal Waheeda Rehman, best known for her performances in movies like "Pyaasa" and "Guide", has been chosen to receive the Padma Bhushan, the nation's third highest ... Read more...

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This Ram devotee was born a Muslim


January 1st, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 1 (IANS) He is called Hanuman because of his devotion towards Lord Ram. He can name all the Hindu gods and goddesses in a single breath, and he performs the ... Read more...

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Where is the nearest Dalit village? (Part-II)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
I visit another 'home' of sorts. Here, 18-year-old Chand is making cow dung cakes to be used as fuel for cooking. Chand was pulled out of school when she was in ... Read more...

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Imran to have court marriage with fiancee


November 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Bollywood heart-throb Imran Khan has revealed that he will have a court marriage with fiancee Avantika Malik to avoid committing his big day to any particular ... Read more...

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Indian, Canadian Idol contestant held in Al Qaeda terror plot (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 26 (IANS) Two Canadian Muslims - one reportedly hailing from India - arrested in an Al Qaeda-linked plot were charged with terrorism Thursday and remanded to police ... Read more...

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Indian linked to new Al-Qaeda plot unearthed in Canada


August 26th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 26 (IANS) An Al-Qaeda-linked terror plot was unearthed by Canadian security agencies Wednesday, with one of the suspects reportedly hailing from India.Under what is curiously called "Operation Samosa,'' ... Read more...

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‘I Am More Spiritual Than Religious; Besides I Am Not A Fanatic” - Aamir Khan


August 14th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aamir Hussain Khan hails from a typically staunch, conservative and orthodox Muslim family originating from the Khan clan of Peshawar. Belonging to the Shia clan ... Read more...

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‘Thamassu’ a stunning directorial debut(Kannada Film Review)


June 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Thamassu"; Director: Agni Sridhar; Shivaraj Kumar, Padmapriya, Harshitha Poonachcha, Nasser, Shobharaj and Jai Jagadish; Music: Sandeep Chowta; Rating: ***1/2Writer and journalist Agni Sridhar makes a stunning impact ... Read more...

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This Week’s Big Kannada Release- Shivrajkumar’s Tamassu


June 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Agni Sreedhar, who is an acclaimed Kannada writer, critic and artist, has debuted in direction with this week's big Kannada movie Tamassu. He had earlier ... Read more...

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Curfew in Madhya Pradesh town after communal clashes


June 7th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 7 (IANS) Curfew was clamped in Madhya Pradesh's Obaidullahganj town in Raisen district following communal clashes, officials said Monday. "A person named Rupesh had a quarrel during a marriage ceremony in ... Read more...

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Family, friends in fear over ‘honour killing’ of Brit Pak family


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): The reported "honour" killing of British Muslim family in Jaurah in Pakistan's Gujrat District last week has left family and friends fearing that there could be more deaths.According ... Read more...

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Family, neighbours express shock over `honour killing’of Brit Pak family


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/London, May 22 (ANI): The reported "honour" killing of British Muslim family in Jaurah in Pakistan's Gujrat District has left family, friends and neighbours in the Nelson area of Lancashire completely devastated ... Read more...

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Rima Fakih’s Pole Dancing Photos Arouse Controversy


May 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rima Fakih, the Miss USA 2010 winner is a pole dancer? Photos of the 24 year old girl's pole dancing have been revealed on the internet ... Read more...

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Islamic mortgage system introduced for Muslims in Canada


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 7 (IANS) At a time when failed mortgages have led to collapse of major banks and foreclosure of millions of homes in the US, a credit union in Canada has ... Read more...

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Sadiyaan (2010)


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Sadiyaan- Old School cinemaRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Introducing Luv Sinha & Ferena Wazeir, Rishi Kapoor, Rekha and Hema MaliniDirector: Raj KanwarDuring the 1947 partition, Lahore based ... Read more...

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Coming soon: ‘Muslim Homer Simpson’


March 25th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A character in English comedian David Baddiel's movie about a British Muslim who finds out he is actually Jewish, has been compared to Homer Simpson.Omid Djalili, 44, ... Read more...

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Actions that could get you kicked off your flight


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): If you're planning to wear a skimpy outfit while boarding a plane or hoping to breastfeed your baby mid-air, think again - these actions might just get you ... Read more...

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Egyptian cleric issues fatwa forbidding Muslims from Facebook


February 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) A top Egyptian cleric has issued a fatwa forbidding the use of the popular social networking site Facebook, saying Muslims using such sites must be considered "sinners". Statistics ... Read more...

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300-year-old gold-leaf Quran to be displayed at museum (Lead)


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) A 300-year-old ancestral 'Golden Quran', with its pages in the shape of gold leaves, the most prized possession of a Muslim family, may soon become the ... Read more...

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Abbas Tyrewala waits for Ayesha’s mom to vacate his house


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Director Abbas Tyrewala has bought the house belonging to Ayesha Takia's mom, but he cannot move into his new home in Versova here as ... Read more...

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300-year-old ‘Sunheri Quran’ to glitter in museum


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) A 300-year-old ancestral 'Sunheri Quran' (Golden Quran), with its pages in the shape of golden leaves, the most prized possession of an Uttar Pradesh Muslim family, ... Read more...

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Gujjars seek Bharat Ratna for girl who killed militant


September 30th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old Muslim woman who killed a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist after snatching his gun deserves the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, Gujjar leaders in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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“Banned” terror outfit JuD whipping up anti-US feelings in Swat refugee camps: NYT


July 2nd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): The goodwill the United States was hoping to garner from the thousands of displaced people in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, in return for ... Read more...

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