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Suicide bombing at mosque kills 41 Afghans

At least 41 people were killed and over 34 others, including the provincial police chief, were injured as a suicide bomber blew his explosive up near a mosque in Maimana, the provincial capital of......

Pak refuses to hand over ex-ISI chief to Bosnia tribunal

Pakistan has refused to hand over a retired general, who headed the spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence, to an international tribunal investigating war crimes in Bosnia, according to a media......

US shouldn't manipulate Karzai's ouster

The Afghanistan presidential election result is mired in uncertainty after accusations were aired of electoral fraud. M K Bhadrakumar, a former Indian ambassador who knows Afghanistan better than......

Priceless Afghan carpets stolen

Three large carpets were stolen from an ancient Afghan mosque by thieves who came in the middle of the night and replaced them with cheap imitations, a local police chief said Wednesday. The......
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Q. What is the history of the city Mazar-I-Sharif and to what incident the city owes its existence?
:  A. According to tradition, Mazari Sharif owes its existence to a dream. At the beginning of the 1100s, a local mullah had a dream in which Ali bin Abi...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-history-of-the-city-mazar-i-sharif-and-to-what-i//answers/16825836

Jaya Mali
Q. What do you know about Mazar-I-Sharif? How come it is such a tourist attraction?
Jaya Mali:  A. Mazr-e Sharf or Mazri Sharf Pharsee, is the fourth largest city of Afghanistan, with population of 300,600 people (2006 estimate). It is the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-know-about-mazar-i-sharif-how-come-it-is-such-a-/16825828/answers/16825811

Jaya Mali
Q. Why is there bitterness among Hindu-Muslims in subcontinent? My teacher tells every Muslim in subcontinent is actually a convert - their forefathers were forcibly converted by Arab invaders or killed.Those who didn\'t converted were deported as slaves through HinduKush (means killer of Hindus) mountains mostly dying in the way.So Muslims are waging war against the religions and beliefs their forefathers followed for thousands of years before Islam even existed.Isn\'t this the biggest irony of human race?
Jaya Mali:  A. Right-wing Hindus invented baseless stories and fabricated history in order to sow seeds of hatred and enmity between the Hindus and the Muslims....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-there-bitterness-among-hindu-muslims-in-subcontinent-/16825794/answers/16609809

gurpreet
Q. would you give me the few sentences of shanjahan?
Gurpreet:  A. Shah Jahan (1592-1666) was the fifth Mogul emperor of India. During his reign, from 1628 to 1658, the Mogul Empire reached its zenith in prosperity...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/would-you-give-me-the-few-sentences-of-shanjahan/16609565/answers/11209675

swastikpati
Q. Balkh and Badakhshan is the historic names of which present countries?
Swastikpati:  A. Balkh was the name of present day Uzbegistan and Badakshan was the name of present day Kazakhsthan. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/balkh-and-badakhshan-is-the-historic-names-of-which-present-/11209250/answers/10747575

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Four killed in Afghan grenade attack

At least four civilians were killed and 12 injured early Sunday in a hand-grenade attack in Afghanistan's Balkh province, police said. "A man... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/four-killed-in-afghan-grenade-attack-114120700306_1.html
A greater India

Forging ties with the burgeoning trading classes within India as well as along the overland trade routes of Asia, since about the 4th century BCE,... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/A-greater-India-1006711
11 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 11 Taliban militants were killed during a series of operations conducted across Afghanistan, a statement said Monday.According to the... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a509441.html
Two blasts in Afghan cities wound 29 civilians

Two bomb blasts went off in the eastern Khogiani district and the northern Mazar-e-Sharif city Friday, leaving 29 people, all civilians, injured,... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/two-blasts-afghan-cities-wound-29-civilians
The Shahi Imams Of India

Saudi Arabia is a kingdom, and has had several Kings during the last 100 years, but it does not have a Shahi Imam, nor had one before. Even the... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/The-Shahi-Imams-Of-India/292707

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