shias and sunnis

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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Shia militias helping Haqqani network evade US drone attacks, cross Pak-Afghan border


November 28th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 28 (ANI): Shia militias in Pakistan's tribal regions are helping the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network- one of the fiercest enemies of NATO- evade US drone attacks to cross safely ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shia leaders reject VHP’s Ayodhya proposal


October 6th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) Prominent representatives of the Shia sect of Muslims here Wednesday rejected Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) chief Ashok Singhal's offer to hold talks on the Ayodhya issue.In a statement ... Read more...

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Quetta grieved day after blast


September 4th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A day after a deadly blast targeting a Shia procession killed 73 people and injured over 150 others in Quetta, the Pakistani city Saturday wore a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Foreign forces conspiring to destabilise Pakistan: Minister


June 15th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Tuesday some foreign elements were conspiring to destabilise Pakistan and pointed to the target killings in Karachi as evidence of this. Responding to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sectarian clashes trigger tension in Kashmir village


February 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) Over a dozen people were injured and several houses and shops were destroyed Thursday in a clash between Shias and Sunnis in a village in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan now worried about tribals in India


December 24th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bathinda, Dec.24 (ANI): Shifting its focus from Punjab and Sikhs, the Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan is now focussed on welfare of tribals in India. The Pakistan Radio has diagnosed that ... Read more...

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Mysterious Saddam Hussein channel hits Iraq TV


November 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is the star of a mysterious channel on satellite TV in Iraq that began broadcasting on the Islamic calendar's anniversary of his 2006 execution. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Radio Pakistan trying to influence Indian elections?


April 29th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, April 29 (ANI): A question that is being asked here is whether Radio Pakistan's Punjabi Durbar programme will be questioned by the Indian Election Commission for conducting campaigns.The Punjabi Durbar ... Read more...

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‘Teenage suicide bombers don’t act out of religious fervour’


April 7th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) The teenage suicide bomber of the kind who struck at a Shia mosque in Pakistan's Punjab killing at least 24 people, including four children, did not act ... Read more...

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Five injured as Sunnis clash with police (Superseding earlier story)


March 10th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Five people were injured when Sunni Muslims clashed with police after being prevented from taking out a procession on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi here Tuesday, the authorities said. ... Read more...

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Five injured in Shia-Sunni clash


March 10th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Five people were injured when members of the Sunni community clashed with the police after being banned from taking out a religious procession here Tuesday, the authorities said. ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar visits Iraq to broker peace between Shias and Sunnis


December 23rd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
By K.G Vasuki Baghdad (Iraq), Dec 23 (ANI): Indian spiritual guru Sri Ravi Shankar is on a visit to Iraq to bring closer the Shia and Sunni communities who have been fighting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Srinagar remain tense after Muharram sectarian clashes


January 21st, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Jan 21 (ANI): The situation in Srinagar is tense as sectarian clashes that broke out on late Saturday evening continued for the third day.The trouble started when people belonging to two ... Read more...

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