prayer times, Malaysian firm to launch ‘Quran mobile’ in India

November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS), online product comparison firm in a joint venture with Malaysian digital Islamic products maker ENMAC Engineering, Monday launched GSM mobile handset MQ3500 also called ... Read more...

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Saudis provide mobile prayer rugs for football fans

June 27th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 27 (DPA) Saudi religious police are laying prayer rugs in the streets to encourage football fans not to miss their prayers when watching World Cup matches, news reports said Sunday. Small ... Read more...

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One hour time leap for Bangladesh

June 19th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 19 (IANS) Bangladesh will set clocks forward by an hour Friday, turning 11 p.m. into midnight, to better utilise daylight and save electricity. "This means Bangladeshis would practically begin their work ... Read more...

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Pakistani teen who was flogged denies incident, probe ordered

April 6th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) The girl who was reportedly whipped by the Taliban in Pakistan's restive Swat Valley has denied the incident as the Supreme Court Monday ordered that a probe ... Read more...

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Mobile phones to notify namaz timings through image

April 6th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) A new software application meant for mobile phones can alert Muslim users to namaz timings through an image combined with audible alerts. The screen of the mobile phone shows ... Read more...

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Now, a mobile application to alert Muslims to prayer times

April 6th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a religious application that alerts Muslim mobile users when it's time to perform the five daily prayers called salat. ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl flogged by Taliban in Pakistan

April 3rd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) A 17-year-old screaming, burqa-clad girl was whipped by Taliban fighters in Pakistan's restive Swat Valley for coming "out of her house with another guy who was not ... Read more...

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Swat deal an unlikely model for reconciliation with Taliban

April 1st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Peshawar, April 1 (DPA) Pakistan's government stopped 16 months of fighting and brought relative calm to Swat - a scenic valley just an hour north of Islamabad - by ... Read more...

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Muslim students in Australia want classes to fit in with prayer timings

February 25th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb.25 (ANI): International Muslim students, predominantly from Saudi Arabia, have asked universities in Melbourne to change class times so they can attend congregational prayers. According to the Daily Telegraph, they also ... Read more...

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