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Eid celebrated in Kerala


August 19th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims across Kerala celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr Sunday by offering prayers and listening to clerics' sermons at Eidgahs.Eid celebrations were more visible in Muslim-dominated districts of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls his successor a ‘traitor’


May 13th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) The factional fight in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday plunged to a new low with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa calling his successor ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated with fervour in Meghalaya


December 25th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 25 (IANS) Christians in Meghalaya Sunday celebrated Christmas with fervour and spirit, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.Bishops and pastors led services and delivered sermons in ... Read more...

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BJP slams government for Manipur blockade


November 7th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday described the situation in Manipur as grim despite one group lifting the highway blockade and urged the central ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha, or the festival of sacrifice, with religious zeal and fervour across the country.After Eid prayers, the faithful sacrificed camels, cows, goats, rams ... Read more...

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Prayers, sacrifice on Eid-ul-Zuha in Andhra Pradesh


November 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Attired in their best, Muslims across Andhra Pradesh offered prayers at mosques, Eidgahs and open grounds before the slaughter of 'halal' animals, symbolising the spirit of ... Read more...

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4-year-old preacher Kanon Tipton enthralls audiences


August 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the age that so many people are learning to talk, Kanon Tipton was teaching others about Jesus Christ. The 4-year-old is regarded as the world’s youngest ... Read more...

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Clerics in UAE call for austere life


August 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Religious scholars in UAE have called on worshippers to abstain from extravagance and be contented with what they have.During their sermons in mosques, the clerics ... Read more...

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Techno savvy Saudi imam plans to use iPad in sermons


April 15th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Apr 15 (ANI): A Saudi imam has said he would use an iPad to read his sermon from next Friday at the Furqan Mosque in Jeddah.Gulf News quoted Shaikh Khalid ... Read more...

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Taseer’s assassin should be punished only for violating law, not murder: Qari Hanif


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 15(ANI): Slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassin Malik Mumtaz Qadri should be punished by the court only for violating the law, not on murder charges, Qari Hanif Qureshi has said.Qari ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack inspirer Naik spreading ‘hate messages’ via satellite TV in UK


February 12th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Zakir Naik, a Islamic preacher whose sermons had allegedly acted as inspiration for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, has reportedly been broadcasting hate messages into British homes via ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks walking for world peace reach Agra


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Nearly 300 Buddhist monks from Thailand, Poland, England, Ireland and Germany, walking across India for world peace and welfare, have reached the Taj city. They were given a ... Read more...

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Homosexuality A Sin, And Sir John Elton A Sinner, Says Joel Osteen


January 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview that aired on Jan 26, Pastor Joel Osteen spoke about a lot of things, ranging from faith, charity and finances. He also touched ... Read more...

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Saucy sermons offering advice on how to ’spice up’ your sex lives


December 17th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Couples who are frustrated with their sex lives are being offered advice in saucy sermons on how to "spice up" things in the bedroom.Ghanian-born priest Dr Alex Appiah ... Read more...

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Stockholm suicide bomber could have had helping hands: Swedish investigators


December 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 17 (ANI): Swedish officials have claimed that Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, the suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, was likely to have been ... Read more...

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Stockholm bomber’s wife claims she knew nothing of her husband’s intentions


December 14th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 14 (ANI): The wife of Taymour al-Abdaly, the Iraqi suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, has said she knew nothing about her ... Read more...

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The ’secret ingredient’ in religion that makes people happier


December 7th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have revealed the secret ingredient in religion that makes people happier."Our study offers compelling evidence that it is the social aspects of religion rather than theology or ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin to launch 9-day, 16-stop signing tour for new book


November 13th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin is set to launch a nine-day, 16-stop signing tour for her new book 'America by Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag' ... Read more...

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No Friday curfew in Srinagar after six weeks


November 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) For the first time in six weeks, no curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to allow Friday prayers at the Jamia mosque, officials said."No ... Read more...

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YouTube still swamped with ‘hate preach videos’ against West


November 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Despite YouTube's claims that it had started removing hundreds of videos of the radical American-born cleric Anwar al Awlaki, the website reportedly still contains videos of him and ... Read more...

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YouTube removing videos of US-born radical Yemen-based cleric al Awlaki


November 4th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): YouTube has reportedly started removing hundreds of videos of Anwar al Awlaki, the radical American-born cleric based in Yemen who has been linked to several terrorist plots against ... Read more...

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‘Taliban schools’ in Karachi promising kids ‘heaven’ if they turn suicide bombers


October 26th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 26 (ANI): The Taliban have set up "schools" on the outskirts of the city, where they deliver lectures and sermons in an attempt to brainwash innocent youngsters and convince ... Read more...

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Taliban runs schools to brainwash us: suicide bomber


October 26th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Taliban have established schools on the outskirts of Pakistan's Karachi city where sermons are delivered to woo youths, said a teenaged would-be suicide bomber arrested Monday.Sixteen-year-old ... Read more...

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Hindus in Pakistan celebrate Dussehra


October 18th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Hindus in Lahore city of Punjab province celebrated Dussehra Sunday with pomp and pageantry.A large gathering was held at Krishna Mandir Ravi Road where hundreds of Hindus ... Read more...

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Playing a paraplegic has changed my life: Hrithik Roshan (Interview)


October 17th, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan says playing a paraplegic asking to be granted death by consent in the forthcoming movie "Guzaarish" changed his outlook to life and taught ... Read more...

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Dr Aafia’s sentencing leads to surge in anti-US sentiments among Pakistanis


September 25th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 25 (ANI): Anti-US sentiments among Pakistani citizens belonging to different walks of life reportedly intensified following the 86-year imprisonment awarded to Dr Aafia Sidiqui by a US court.According to ... Read more...

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Mushrooming extremist websites emerging biggest global terror threat: Interpol Chief


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Interpol Chief Ronald Noble has warned that the rising number of extremist websites have made the recruitment process much easier for the al-Qaeda, which according to him, is ... Read more...

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BJP tells Karnataka governor to stop dabbling in politics


September 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ruling Karnataka, Saturday told state Governor H.R. Bhardwaj to stop "dabbling in politics" or opt to "become spokesperson of the Congress party". "The ... Read more...

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Jailed terrorist rants on extremist website


August 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A convicted British Muslim terrorist is urging fanatics to train with guns for a holy war in a rant on an internet site, which also features sermons by ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin to release new book


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Alaska governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has a second book in line with the title "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith ... Read more...

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Cover Of Sarah Palin’s New Book Revealed On Thursday


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Publishers HarperCollins has now revealed the new book cover for Sarah Palin’s work titled ‘America By Heart: Reflections On Family, Faith and Flag’. ... Read more...

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Use ‘colourful language’ like Jesus to save Christianity, urges Vicar


July 31st, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): If Christianity is going to be taken seriously, it needs to 'modernize' and start using the 'f word' and other swear words more frequently, says a Vicar.Reverend Michael ... Read more...

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Swat Taliban chief Fazlullah among 50 terrorists declared absconders


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Swat, July 23 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) Swat chapter chief Mullah Fazlullah is among the 50 terrorists declared absconders by a special anti-terrorism court in Swat.The Special Court of ... Read more...

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New video footage shows Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah alive and in action


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 23 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) Swat chapter chief Mullah Fazlullah is alive, a new video footage has revealed.According to reports, a private television channel aired the footage showing ... Read more...

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Mullah Fazlullah’s close aide surrenders in Swat


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): A top Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander and a close aide of the TTP's Swat chapter chief Mullah Fazlullah has reportedly surrendered before Pakistani security forces.According to reports, ... Read more...

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