ramzan

Stray incident apart, Eid prayers offered peacefully in Kashmir


August 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Save for a stray incident of some youths torching a police vehicle in Srinagar, Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered amid peace and tranquility across Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Raza Academy, Muslim groups apologize for violence


August 12th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai's liberal Raza Academy Sunday offered unconditional apology to the the media and Mumbaikars for the widespread violence Saturday and sought forgiveness."The people who indulged in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Feasting all night long - at Jama Masjid of course (Feature) (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) It's the time for fasting but also for feasting, and not just for devout Muslims observing the 30-day roza. For foodies all over, Ramzan is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Grief grips family of man killed in BMW accident


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It has been an ill-fated Ramzan for Mehmunnisha - widow of Mohammed Rafiq who sat wailing outside her east Delhi home here Tuesday. Rafiq, father ... Read more...

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Ekta overwhelmed by response to ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Film producer Ekta Kapoor says she is overwhelmed by the box office response to "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum".The film, a sequel to the 2005 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Protests in Kashmir over youth’s killing


July 25th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Carrying the body of a youth who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces, thousands of people walked in protest in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai faces serious water shortage


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Mumbai is likely to see a serious water shortage with poor monsoon rains rapidly bringing down water levels in the six lakes that feed the city.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir’s ruling coalition panel fails to agree on urban bodies poll


April 9th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance's coordination committee Monday focused on ways to step up development works across the state and strengthen democracy at ... Read more...

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Intruding wild boars annoy Zardari’s staff


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Despite stringent security and fortified walls, wild boars are increasingly intruding into the Pakistani presidency much to the annoyance of its staff."Despite foolproof security arrangements ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National Conference, Congress hold co-ordination meet


January 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) and the Congress -- Jammu and Kashmir's ruling coalition partners -- held a co-ordination committee meeting here Saturday which underlined the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

When keeping a room warm left four Pakistanis dead


December 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A woman kept a coal stove burning in her room in this Pakistani capital, causing noxious fumes to claim her as well as her three children's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Swank regrets attending Chechen Republic President’s party


October 14th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank regrets attending the birthday celebrations of Chechen Republic's President Ramzan Kadyrov, insisting she did not have a "full understanding" of the event.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hilary Swank criticized for going to Chechnya


October 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning stars Hilary Swank and Jan Claude Van Damme were in Chechnya last week for the birthday bash of the country’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Creative policies needed to resolve Kashmiri alienation: Wajahat Habibullah (Interview)


September 7th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A placid summer and a peaceful Ramzan should have been the endgame of insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir but the sense of "alienation is too ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Felt proud South Asians were bulwarks of defence in London: Kabir Bedi (First Person)


August 14th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London was burning the night I arrived on Aug 8. Police sirens blared through the darkness, racing towards rioters ransacking shops and torching buildings in Croydon, Clapham and Peckham. The ... Read more...

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24 commodities dearer in Pakistan in Ramzan’s first week


August 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) The prices of 24 essential commodities have gone up across Pakistan in the first week of Ramzan, affecting the poor and middle-class people the most, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

39 held in Pakistan for serving food in Ramzan


August 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) At least 39 people running restaurants and roadside eateries in Pakistan's Faisalabad city were arrested for serving food during the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Power cuts darken Pakistan in Ramzan


August 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Power cuts continued in several cities and towns in all four provinces of Pakistan despite the government's assurances not to resort to load-scheduling during the holy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No power outages during Ramzan, daily tells authorities


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Authorities must abide by their announcement that no power cuts would be resorted to at the beginning and end of fasting during the month of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

17 Indian youth on death row in UAE to walk free


July 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Sharjah, July 27 (IANS) Seventeen Indian youth on a death row in the United Arab Emirates for the death of a Pakistani national could walk free October after members of ... Read more...

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Three eunuchs raped in Pakistan


January 31st, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Three eunuchs, who had gone to perform at a wedding in Pakistan's Punjab province, were abducted and raped by armed men, police said.The incident took place in Dera ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Salman Khan: What Will Make Him Stay Away From Alcohol For Ten Months?


January 17th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Salman Khan is not less than any other star when it comes to dedication and he has proved it recently. The actor has promised to stay away from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistanis jailed for sexual crimes in Britain


November 6th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Five British-born Pakistanis have been jailed in Britain for sexually abusing girls as young as 12, a media report said Saturday.The "sexual predators" preyed on their victims over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

5 Asian ’sexual predators’ jailed for 32 yrs for abusing girls as young as 12


November 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): Five British-born Pakistanis have been jailed for abusing white girls as young as 12.The 'sexual predators' preyed on their victims over several months and threatened them with violence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Curfew continues in Srinagar; situation remains normal in Valley


September 19th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.19 (ANI): Curfew continued in the Srinagar city on Sunday mornning even as situation remained normal in the valley and the Highway was open from Srinagar - Jammu and Srinagar - ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Will Boss Engira Bhaskaran beat Naan Mahaan Alla?


September 14th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Karthi starrer Naan Mahaan Alla has been swaying at its best in box office and nearly after three weeks, the film spanned good profit at box ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four Big Malayalam Releases For Ramzan


September 10th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):This year, the Malayalam audience had to go dry with a very lackluster affair as all the releases during the period were of low budget and could not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Army organises ‘Iftaar’ party in Poonch


September 8th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By N. S. SasanPoonch, Sep. 8 (ANI): The army organised an 'Iftaar' (a ritual ceremony of breaking fast during Ramzan after dusk) party for the residents of Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Three killed, 14 injured in police firing in Baramulla


September 6th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
Baramulla (J-K), Sep. 6 (ANI): Three persons were killed and 14 others injured as security forces allegedly opened fire on a stone pelting mob in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on ... Read more...

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Three protesters killed in Kashmir, toll 68 (Third Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Three protesters, including a 16-year-old teenager, were killed Monday in firing by security forces - the first fatalities after a week of relative peace - and more then ... Read more...

Posted in National |

“Believe It Or Not But Islamic Religion Is The Only Religion Which Has No Hidden Secrets” - Shahid Kapur


September 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ironically speaking Shahid Kapur not only happens to be the product of a broken home, his parents Pankaj Kapur and Neelima Azim having parted ways long ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two including 16-year-old killed in Kashmir firing (Second Lead)


September 6th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Two protesters, including a 16-year-old teenager, were killed and three others injured Monday when security forces opened fire at a mob in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. The deaths ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir unrest hits affects of religious items during Ramzan


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep 5 (ANI): The sale of religious items and food products has gone down due to the ongoing curfew and shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir during the fasting month ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Designer veils flood Varanasi markets during Ramzan


September 4th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish DubeyVaranasi, Sep 4 (ANI): Designer veils of various kinds have flooded the markets during the Ramzan in Uttar Pradesh.Shopkeepers have displayed different kinds of designer Burqa or veils luring the ... Read more...

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