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40 dead in attacks on Shiite holy day

At least 40 people were killed in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq on Saturday even as thousands of Shiites celebrated Ashura, the holiest day in the year, official sources said. Majority of the......

PHOTOS: Muslim world mourns on Muharram

On Tuesday, devout Shiite Muslims commemorated the martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson with mass flagellation ceremonies. Known as Ashura, the ritual is celebrated on the 10th......

Death toll in Pakistan suicide attack at Wagah Border rises to 61

A Pakistani man wounded in a suicide bomb attack, reacts to the camera after received first aid in hospital in Wagah border, near Lahore. Photograph: Mani Rana/Reuters The death toll in the......

Pakistan orders probe into sectarian clashes

Pakistan on Sunday ordered a judicial probe into sectarian clashes in Rawalpindi that killed at least 10 people as authorities imposed curfew for the second day, turning the garrison city into a......

Pak Taliban warns of disastrous days ahead

Pakistani Taliban has warned that the next few days and weeks would be "disastrous" for the country as the banned outfit vowed to "teach" the government and its security agencies a lesson over the......

Butt told to file fresh reply on fixing charges

The International Cricket Council has rejected Salman Butt's reply on charges of spot-fixing against him and has asked the suspended Pakistan captain to file a fresh response by Friday.The ICC on......

Ind, Pak want tour deferred by a few days

Both India and Pakistan are in favour of deferring by a few days the historic Test series between the two countries, which may now begin after the first week of March.While the Board of Control for......
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  People speak for ashura

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Farhaan
Q. Kullo Yawmin Ashura, Kullo Arzin Karbala(Every day is Ashura, every land is Karbala) wen d world Ashura(10th Day of Muharram) & Karbala (a Holy City in Iraq) comes 2gether in mind, eyes starts shedding tears repeatedly, at least for some community.2day is Ashura but I m not in Karbala, den also my eyes r shedding tears.Many of my friends who know me well throw Q's like y u celebrate dis day, y u ppl shed tears?Its 2 long story but in brief I reply, its a day when Holy Prophet's grandson Imam Hussain(AS)alongwith 71 others accepted d martyrdom at Karbala..Wishing all my brethrens Happy Muhar
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kullo-yawmin-ashura-kullo-arzin-karbalaevery-day-is-ashura-e/28012749/answers/

Manju Sikri
Q. kuch ashura ho to use poora kaise kiya ja sakta hai?
Manju Sikri:  A. Yes in our city beautiful tajiyas are built more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kuch-ashura-ho-to-use-poora-kaise-kiya-ja-sakta-hai/22618194/answers/28012753

Psycho
Q. The night when the first verses of the Qu'ran were revealed was Laylat Ashura. True False
Psycho:  A. milkar more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-night-when-the-first-verses-of-the-quran-were-revealed-w/22547788/answers/22618206

Psycho
Q. i did'nt get any satisfactory answer on moharram?
Psycho:  A. Every year the Shia Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein. For ten days the people mourn the death of the Imam, his family and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-didnt-get-any-satisfactory-answer-on-moharram/22547788/answers/18704012

  Web results for Ashura
20 Million Brave Isis by Making Pilgrimage to Karbala

KARBALA: Estimated 20 million pilgrims were on their way to Karbala, Iraq to participate in the world's largest annual gathering of people, the... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/world-news/20-million-brave-isis-making-pilgrimage-karbala
3-Year-Old Killed, 7 Injured in ISIS Mortar Attack

1 of 4 Iraqi security personnel inspect a site after an ISIS mortar attack in Karbala. Twitter A record number of Shia Muslims have braved ISIS... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/3-year-old-killed-7-injured-isis-mortar-attack-near-karbala-photos-617002
Shiite Muslims flock to Iraq's Karbala for religious festival

+ Shiite Muslims are flocking to the Imam al-Hussein shrine in Karbala in preparation for the Arbaeen religious festival marking the 40th day... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/tv/shiite-muslims-flock-to-iraqs-karbala-for-religious-festival-28370
Tight security arrangements for Chehelum

Tight security arrangements will be made for forthcoming Chehelum and additional force has been provided in some districts of Uttar Pradesh. IG... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/tight-security-arrangements-for-chehelum-114120901103_1.html
Islam and its changing perceptions

Muslims have been under constant scrutiny for decades. While both the religion and its followers have been often portrayed as rigid and at times... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Islam-and-its-changing-perceptions/articleshow/45335300.cms

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