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Assam prays for peace this Eid (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Eid peacefully despite alert


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid was celebrated peacefully in Agra Monday under the shadow of massive security arrangement at various mosques and a high alert in the Taj city.The ... Read more...

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Assam prays for peace this Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, ... Read more...

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Prayers for peace as Andhra celebrates Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Muslims across Andhra Pradesh Monday offered 'Namaz-e-Eid' at Eidgahs, open grounds and mosques to mark the end of the fast month of ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh hopes to be home for Eid


August 16th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes to be back home from Ladakh in the Jammu and Kashmir region for the Eid-ul-Fitr, which falls on Monday.He will ... Read more...

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Jangipur celebrates but some sadness at losing MP Pranabda


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jangipur (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) For eight years, they have looked at him to deliver the goods as their elected representative in Lok Sabha. As Pranab Mukherjee is ... Read more...

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Prayers held at rediscovered Delhi mosque, Iqbal seeks settlement (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Thousands gathered for Friday namaz at old Delhi's Subhash Park - the site where ruins of the historical Akbarabadi mosque were unearthed, even as the ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

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Seven Malegaon blasts accused post bonds, out on bail


November 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Four years after they were arrested for alleged involvement in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, seven of the nine accused in the case ... Read more...

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Prayers mark Eid in India, but clashes in Kashmir (Roundup)


November 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Thronging mosques, sacrificing goats, greeting friends and rustling up delicacies, millions of Indian Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday. The day passed off peacefully, barring in Jammu ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid packed on Eid, spirit of sacrifice reigns


November 7th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims thronged the 17th century Jama Masjid and other mosques in the capital on Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, celebrating the festival with special prayers and ... Read more...

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Muslim clerics, Hindu priests fast for Modi’s ‘divine punishment’


September 24th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Islamic clerics and Hindu priests joined hands to observe a day's fast here Friday to seek "divine retribution" for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for ... Read more...

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It’s time to be in Hyderabad — for Eid shopping!


August 28th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Hyderabad, with its rich Islamic heritage, has no parallels when it comes to Ramazan. While the pious observe fast for purification of their soul, it is ... Read more...

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Ramzan begins in Hyderabad


August 1st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) The Muslim holy month of fasting Ramzan began in Hyderabad and the rest of Andhra Pradesh with the sighting of the moon Monday.Ruwait-e-Hilal or moon sighting ... Read more...

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Hindus in Canadian city oppose Muslim prayers at school


July 5th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Friday namaz at a school in the Toronto suburb of North York has angered Hindu advocacy groups here, who want it stopped. The noon-time prayers for 400 ... Read more...

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Special prayers offered for Osama in Chennai


May 6th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Expressing their anguish over slain Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden not getting a decent burial as per Islamic rites, around 10,000 Muslims offered special prayers ... Read more...

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Muslim players in Team India are from Gujarat: Advani


March 27th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday that the three Muslim players in the Indian World Cup team have a Gujarat ... Read more...

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Lakhs throng Deoband for prayers led by Saudi cleric


March 25th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), March 25 (IANS) Lakhs of Muslims from different parts of the country thronged the prestigious Darul-Uloom seminary in this Uttar Pradesh town to participate in the Friday ... Read more...

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Thousands offer prayers at Valley’s Hazratbal shrine


February 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of people braved the cold and inclement weather Wednesday to offer prayers at Kashmir Valley's holiest Muslim shrine of Hazratbal in summer capital Srinagar to celebrate the ... Read more...

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Ayodha verdict triumph of Hindu fanaticism: Pakistani editorial


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court verdict on the Babri Masjid issue - trifurcating the disputed land into one part for Muslims and two parts for Hindus - is ... Read more...

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No temple was demolished for mosque: Justice S.U. Khan (Lead)


October 1st, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Justice S.U. Khan of the Allahabad High Court in his Ayodhya judgment Thursday said that no temple was demolished for building the Babri mosque and it was constructed ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Lucknow


September 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, was Saturday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm here with Muslims holding special prayers for communal harmony and peace ... Read more...

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Muslims across India offer prayers on last Friday of Ramadan


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow/Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 3 (ANI): Muslims across India gathered in huge numbers at various mosques to offer the 'Alvida Namaz' on the occasion of the last 'Jumma' of the fasting month ... Read more...

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190 kg Mumbai man out of home after five years


August 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A man weighing 190 kg could finally move out of his third floor tenement in south Mumbai Sunday after five years of staying indoors when the ... Read more...

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‘Why is Pakistan silent on genocide in Kashmir?’


July 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Why is Pakistan silent on the "genocide in occupied Kashmir" where Indian security forces are "brutally crushing the human, civil and political rights of the Kashmiris and even ... Read more...

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Prayers and the peacock - dancing in tune with namaz


July 8th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) As others lower their heads and offer namaaz, it stands in the courtyard of the mosque and does an elegant dance. No one minds, however, for the dancer ... Read more...

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Sania, Shoaib get married (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza tied the knot with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik at a hotel here Monday after getting a no-objection certificate from the city police. "The ... Read more...

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Friday prayers pass off peacefully in riot-hit Hyderabad (Lead)


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Friday prayers passed off peacefully in riot-hit areas of Hyderabad as the curfew continued for the fourth day without any relaxation. Police had made massive security arrangements in view ... Read more...

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Thackeray fumes at Sena flop show against Rahul


February 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi won over Mumbai and turned the tables on the Shiv Sena on its own turf, the saffron party Saturday ... Read more...

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Islamabad, Pindi residents welcome the rain


January 28th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) This Pakistani capital and its twin city of Rawalpindi Thursday morning received the first showers of the winter season, breaking a long dry spell and prompting residents ... Read more...

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Zardari offers prayers for rain


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari offered the Namaz-e-Istasqa (rain prayer) after Friday prayers at his official residence Aiwan-e-Sadr here. Federal ministers and members of the Senate also joined the ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric acquitted of terror charges, 3 get 7-year jail


January 16th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) A Muslim cleric, who was arrested and charged with indulging in terror activities, was acquitted Saturday by a Mumbai court, his lawyer said here. Three others involved in the ... Read more...

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“I was fascinated with the character of Hashmat Ullah”- Paresh Rawal


January 9th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This actor needs no introduction. Acting is in his blood. He has done it all from romance to comedy, bad boy to a simpleton; and delivers every performance with a great ... Read more...

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Now, Pak religious scholars declare praying behind terror endorsing imams “haram”


December 16th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 16 (ANI): A fatwa issued by religious scholars has prohibited people from offering prayers behind any imam who endorses terrorism and suicide attacks on Muslims and mosques, and has declared ... Read more...

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Maximum city celebrates coming together of religions


September 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Fasting Muslims gather for puja at a marquee set up for the Ganesh festival and Hindus delay their aarti till the evening namaz is over -- ... Read more...

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