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Global Sufi music fest in capital


February 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Sufi musicians from five countries will be in the capital Feb 6-8 for an International Sufi Festival to promote greater cultural contacts and soft diplomacy.The ... Read more...

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Tweaking solar cell can double its efficiency


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Doubling the amount of sunlight that a solar cell converts into electricity may be possible just by tweaking its tiny parts. The technology can boost solar ... Read more...

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Rombaldoni scores sixth win in World junior chess


August 7th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Italian International Master Axel Rombaldoni (6.0) continued to impress as he stylishly put it across Polish Grandmaster Piorun Kacper for his sixth win in a row, ... Read more...

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Chess: Michelle surprises Anastasia


August 4th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Woman International Master norm holder Michelle Catherina, a student of Good Shephard Convent here, defeated Woman Grandmaster Savina Ananstasia of Russia in the third round of ... Read more...

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Capturing India’s ties with Central Asia on camera


June 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A group of Indian travellers has captured the cultural, religious and political ties between India and Central Asia on photographs -- and they will be ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Islamist leader admits after 40 years: ‘It was genocide’


May 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was "genocide", his interrogator ... Read more...

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Bangladesh tribunal denies bail to ‘war crimes’ accused


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) A judicial panel in Bangladesh Thursday rejected bail petitions of four Islamist leaders and allowed their interrogation by the police on charges of committing "war crimes" ... Read more...

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War crimes trial divides Bangladesh opposition


March 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) The impending trial of Bangladesh's Islamists accused of colluding with the Pakistani authorities during the run-up to the 1971 freedom movement has divided the opposition.Main ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition leader to be arrested for war crimes


March 27th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal Sunday ordered the arrest of a former minister who, according to a charge-sheet, was involved in the killing of over 10,000 civilians ... Read more...

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Jihad against India only solution to Kashmir issue: Nazria Pakistan Trust


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 23(ANI): The Nation's editor-in-chief and Nazria Pakistan Trust (NPT) Chairman Majid Nizami has reiterated that Pakistan must wage jihad against India to 'free' Kashmir."I ask every Pakistani who acts upon ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“Hindus have never accepted Pakistan since its creation”: Majid Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Hindus have never accepted Pakistan ever since its creation in 1947, and India, America and Israel want to disintegrate the country, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Majid ... Read more...

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Pak must be made ‘Islamic welfare democratic State’ as envisaged by Jinnah: Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): The two-nation theory is the basis of Pakistan's creation and efforts will be made to make the country an Islamic welfare democratic state, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jailed Islamists engage British lawyers


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami has engaged three British legal experts to defend its top leaders accused of committing "war crimes" during Bangladesh's liberation struggle of 1971.Steven Kay, Toby Cadman ... Read more...

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Protests planned in US against Dhaka’s war crimes trial


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami plans to stage protests in the US, Britain and some Middle East nations against the impending trial of its top brass accused of war ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition leader faces trial for ‘war crime’


December 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal Thursday began the trial of an opposition lawmaker accused of killing over a hundred people during the country's liberation war in 1971.The three-judge ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition leader to be tried for ‘war crimes’


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a senior leader of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), will be tried on charges of "war crimes" for having targeted a Hindu entrepreneur ... Read more...

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Bangladesh changes rules to detain 1971 war criminals


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) A tribunal in Bangladesh preparing to try former Islamist militants on the charge of killing unarmed civilians during the 1971 freedom movement has amended rules to facilitate ... Read more...

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Dhaka Islamist leaders jailed for 1971 `war crimes’


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) A tribunal Monday ordered that four top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) be jailed in connection with the "war crimes" committed during Bangladesh's 1971 freedom movement. This was the first ... Read more...

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Dhaka court rejects Jamaat challenge to war tribunal judges


July 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) The High Court here Tuesday summarily rejected a writ petition challenging the appointment of two judges to Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal set up for trying the 1971 "war ... Read more...

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Bangladesh begins war crimes trial process


July 25th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday filed a petition with its International Crimes Tribunal, seeking permission to show four detained top Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders as arrested in connection with ... Read more...

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Bangladesh moves against Islamists for 1971 killings


July 15th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) A Dhaka court Thursday remanded a top Islamist leader, already in detention, to three days custody in a case relating to the killing of 345 unarmed civilians ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition parties to launch stir against Hasina


June 6th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's principal opposition parties have decided to launch a joint stir against Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government whose policies they say are "anti-national". The decision was taken by ... Read more...

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Fight Indian pressure: Dhaka Jamaat leader


April 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Calling India "big-brother," right-wing Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) chief Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami Friday called for opposition unity to fight external "pressures" on the Sheikh Hasina government. These "pressures" ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Islamist leaders denied bail, told to surrender


April 5th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 5 (IANS) The Dhaka High Court has rejected the bail pleas of five Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders, including its chief Matiur Rahman Nizami, in two cases filed against them for hurting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

War crimes trial will be transparent, Dhaka assures opposition


March 27th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 27 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has assured the political opposition that the war crimes trial that is to begin shortly would be "hundred percent transparent". Also, the government sought cooperation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We will wait, watch: Jamaat on war crimes trial


March 26th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), whose top leaders are expected to be tried for alleged war crimes during Bangladesh's independence movement, has adopted a wait and watch policy as ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mourns martyrs, to begin trial of `war criminals’


March 25th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Bangladesh observes its 40th Independence Day Thursday, when it also sets in motion the trial of the "war criminals", the Islamist militia who killed unarmed civilians ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Islamist leaders sued for hurting Muslim sentiments


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) Top leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, have been sued for "hurting Muslim sentiments" by a comparison with the prophet at a public function, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zia shifts stance, to take on Hasina without Islamist allies


February 20th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) In a change of stance, the main opposition party in Bangladesh --Khaleda Zia-led Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) -- is distancing itself from Islamist allies as it takes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hasina signed secret security deal with India: Bangladesh party


January 20th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, the country's largest Islamist party, has alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina signed "a secret security deal" during her visit to India. Jamaat's Ameer (chief) Maulana ... Read more...

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Blair’s new paymaster is Azerbaijan’s obscure oligarch


December 6th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 6 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was funded by Azerbaijan-based obscure oligarch with business links to Syria, Iran and Afghanistan. Nizami Piriyev paid Blair to fly to Baku ... Read more...

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British MP marches to Bangladesh-India border to protest dam


November 30th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Stating that the proposed dam by India over the Barak river would flood large areas and act as a "weapon of mass destruction", a British delegation led ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

18 madrassahs refuse to register with Pak Government


September 10th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.10 (ANI): At least eighteen Islamic seminaries in Islamabad have refused to register themselves with the government, claiming that they will cooperate only if they are contacted through the madrassah body, ... Read more...

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Pak clerics not giving an inch to govt to modernise seminaries


September 7th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 7 (ANI): The Pakistan Government's ambitious plan of bringing the seminaries within the mainstream education has hit snag, at least for the time being, due to stubborn attitude of seminaries ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India still a threat for Pakistan: Nizami


August 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.16 (ANI): Threat from India still looms large over Pakistan, well known Pakistani journalist and Chairman Nazria Pakistan Trust Majid Nizami has said.Addressing the seventh ideological training workshop of teachers organised ... Read more...

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