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Construction of mosque stayed, thousand pray (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered suspension of new construction on the ruins of a 17th century mosque unearthed here, but a Muslim leader said ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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India grants scholarships to Sri Lankan students


January 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India will extend more scholarships to meritorious Sri Lankan students in high schools and universities in the island, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

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We oppose communalism too, says Kejriwal


December 26th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) The Anna Hazare campaign against corruption is equally opposed to communalism, his confidante Arvind Kejriwal said Monday.Speaking to journalists after Team Anna's core group held ... Read more...

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Nepal Muslim leader shot dead


September 26th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) A top official of a prominent Muslim organisation in Nepal was shot dead in broad daylight in capital city Kathmandu while returning home after praying in ... Read more...

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Sushma comment sparks slugfest between Mehbooba, Omar


September 20th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) It's an unseemly war of words caught in a tangle of denials and accusations. And at the centre are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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US says it reserves right to target terrorists inside Pak territory if Islamabad doesn’t


May 5th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): The United States reserves the right to enter Pakistani territory and act against terrorists if Pakistan does not act against them, the White House has said.When asked during ... Read more...

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Obama feels conducting ‘Operation Geronimo’ inside Pak territory “right approach”


May 5th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5(ANI): US President Barack Obama feels that carrying out unilateral military operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden inside Pakistani territory was the "right approach", and he continues ... Read more...

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President Obama’s statement on Osama bin Laden (Part-II)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Today, at my direction, the United States launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No ... Read more...

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Obama called Bush, Clinton before releasing statement on Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama called his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on Sunday before announcing to the world that Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden had ... Read more...

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Cellphones recovered from Kashmir prison


April 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) At least seven mobile phones and 15 SIM cards were recovered from Srinagar's Central Jail Sunday, a day after police claimed that a former militant lodged ... Read more...

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Muslims demand 20 percent reservation


March 7th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarnagar, Mar.7 (ANI): Hundreds of Muslims have staged a massive demonstration in Muzaffarnagar demanding 20 percent reservation for the community in every field.Mutthida Mahaj, a Muslim leader, said that apart from the ... Read more...

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Kerala government to reopen Kothamangalam sex case


February 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala's Left Front government Tuesday said it would look into the Kothamangalam sex case, which allegedly invloved a former minister of the Congress-led United Democratic Front government. Kerala ... Read more...

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Thousands join anti-graft march in capital (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Thousands of people marched in the national capital Sunday, raising their voice against corruption. The rallyists rejected the union government's Lokpal bill and demanded it replace it ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leader calls troops in Afghanistan ‘terrorists’


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Australia has branded the country's troops as the "real terrorists" in Afghanistan.Uthman Badar, spokesman for the controversial Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir, said Aussie ... Read more...

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Rape not possible in marriage: Muslim cleric


October 14th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) There cannot be rape within marriage, a Muslim cleric in Britain has ruled. A key Muslim leader in the country promptly denounced the views as "misguided" and "inappropriate"."In ... Read more...

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Muslims drifting towards BJP in Gujarat, says Muslim leader


October 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Rajkot, Oct 14 (IANS) If newly elected corporator Babi Sama is to be believed, Muslims of Gujarat are shedding their antipathy to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The first ... Read more...

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Muslim Personal Law Board terms Supreme Court order ‘unfortunate’


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, the apex body of Indian Muslims, Thursday termed as "unfortunate" the Supreme Court order deferring the pronouncement of the verdict in ... Read more...

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5 Australian Muslims charged with planning attack on army


September 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (DPA) Five militant Australian Islamists planned to arm themselves with automatic weapons and kill as many soldiers as they could in a suicide attack at a Sydney army barracks, ... Read more...

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Top BJP leaders likely to skip Munda swearing-in (Night Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Sep 10 (IANS) Almost the entire top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership is expected to give a miss to the oath-taking ceremony Saturday of Arjun Munda as Jharkhand chief ... Read more...

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Advani to stay away from Ranchi, BJP says all is fine


September 10th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Sep 10 (IANS) A miffed L.K. Advani may miss the oath taking ceremony of Arjun Munda as Jharkhand chief minister, BJP sources said Friday, indicating a rift between the ... Read more...

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One dies in Afghanistan protest over Quran burning (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed and six others were injured in Afghanistan Friday in a protest over a US pastor's plan to burn the Quran on the anniversary ... Read more...

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One killed in Afghanistan protest over Quran burning


September 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six were injured in Afghanistan Friday in a protest over a US pastor's plan to burn the Quran ... Read more...

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US pastor rethinking on cancelling Quran burning (Third Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A Florida pastor who called off his controversial Quran burning plan was "rethinking" his position after being told that there was no deal on ... Read more...

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US defence secretary calls Florida pastor (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Thursday called the Florida pastor at the centre of global controversy over plans to burn Korans and apparently helped persuade him to change ... Read more...

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PM releases postage stamp on Kerala Muslim leader


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday released a commemorative postage stamp on the late Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal, a Kerala Muslim leader known for his knowledge ... Read more...

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Former minister likely to be reinducted in Tripura cabinet


July 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) Former Tripura food and minority affairs minister Sahid Chowdhury, who resigned in April 2008 following a controversy over his alleged links with a Bangladeshi arms dealer, is likely ... Read more...

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Pak court finally releases mentally-ill ‘blasphemer’ jailed for 14 years without trial


July 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): A Pakistani court has ordered the release of a mentally-ill woman, Zaibun Nisa, who had been held without trial for 14 years on allegations of desecrating the Qur'an in ... Read more...

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Why should we be banned, asks Kerala Muslim leader


July 14th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A radical Muslim leader in Kerala dismisses charges of terrorism flung at his outfit and insists there is not even one reason for the ... Read more...

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IIFA in Colombo to spread peace, support it: Anupam Kher (Interview)


June 5th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 5 (IANS) Several big stars are missing from the IIFA awards this year after the boycott call from the southern film industry, but veteran Anupam Kher says ... Read more...

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Niqab ban gets unanimous support in Canada


March 28th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 28 (IANS) Canadians have unanimously supported the niqab ban announced by French-speaking Quebec province this week. After France, the Canadian province is the first in North America to ... Read more...

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Eminent Islamic scholar Moulana Aqil passes away


March 12th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) Eminent Islamic scholar Moulana Hameeduddin Aqil Hussami, who was also a member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, passed away here Friday after a brief illness. ... Read more...

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Brit-Muslim leader forced to dress conservatively after receiving threatening calls


March 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): A progressive Brit-Muslim woman councillor was forced to dress more conservatively after receiving death threats and sexually harassing phone calls.Shiria Khatun, 38, told the police that callers threatened ... Read more...

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Fonseka’s wife, Muslim leader claim he has been kidnapped


February 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief Sarath Fonseka's wife, Anoma Fonseka, has charged the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government of kidnapping her husband.Fonseka was taken into military custody late on Monday night ... Read more...

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