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Dawoodi Bohra head Syedna Burhanuddin passes away at 102

Dawoodi Bohra Community spiritual leader, Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, passed away on Friday at the age of 102 at his residence in Saifee Mahal, south Mumbai. Confirming the news, Shaikh......

Mumbai's 'ghetto' waits for a Cinderella makeover

Bhendi Bazaar faces a fairytale future as the Dawoodi Bohras initiate a Rs 3,000-crore project to change it from a squalid marketplace to a swanky neighbourhood, says Ranjita Ganesan It takes a......

Bohra Muslim spiritual leader celebrates 100th birthday

Dawoodi Bohra community members in Mumbai celebrated the birthday of their spiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who turned 100 on Friday. The Syedna delivered a sermon in Mumbai on Friday......

A woman's battle against Bohra priestly tyranny

Zehra Cyclewala is a leading figure in the reformist movement against the tyranny of Syedna Burhanuddin, the head-priest (dai-e-mutlaq) of the Daudi Bohra Ismaili Shia sect. In a conversation with......

Bohra dissenters challenge oppressive priesthood

Yogi Sikand chronicles the voices for change in one of India'srichest and most progressive Muslim sects -- the Dawoodi Bohras.Dawoodi Bohras are one of the many branches of the Ismaili arm of the......

Goldman Sachs says Modi good for markets; govt rebuffs report

Global investment banker Goldman Sachs came under attack from government and the Congress over upgrading Indian markets on a likely Narendra Modi's election win but the US-based firm stood by its......

US FDA tightens regulatory noose on Indian drug firms

Import alert on Ranbaxy’s Mohali unit; Strides’ injectible arm gets warning letter Indian drug makers have again come under the scrutiny of the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA),......

US regulator tightens drug approval norms

Companies asked to give data for three batches instead of one; move may lead to significant rise in development cost of genericsPharmaceutical companies operating in the US might be in for a......

Indian drug makers face heat of US regulator's crackdown

Data also show that several other leading domestic pharma companies have recalled their products from the US Frequent drug recalls, warning letters and import alerts from the US in the recent past......

Ranbaxy's Lipitor generic may miss Dec deadline for return to US market

Ranbaxy's generic version of Lipitor, which faced recall from the US market last month, could remain missing at the beginning of 2013, if the company fails to resume supplies of the drug by the end......

PIX: Television actress Aamna Sharif weds

Aamna Sharif got married to her producer-distributor boyfriend Amit Kapoor on December 27. The reception was held the next day at Taj Land's End hotel in Bandra, a western suburb of Mumbai. Aamna......

Drashti Dhami wins Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6

Television actress Drashti Dhami, 28, won the sixth season of dance-based reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa in the finale episode over the weekend, taking home the prize money of Rs 50 lakh and the......

PIX: Salman, Hrithik, Shilpa Shetty's Ganpati celebrations

Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Shilpa Shetty are quite renowned for their elaborate Ganpati festivities every year, and this year was no different. They carried out the Ganpati visarjan with much......

PIX: Gul Panag, Rishi Kapoor indulge in GUITAR SMASHING

Several Bollywood celebrities turned up at the opening of Hard Rock Cafe's new restaurant in Andheri, a western Mumbai suburb, over the weekend. Actress Gul Panag seemed......

PIX: Television actress Shweta Tiwari's sangeet ceremony

Television actress Shweta Tiwari, who had revealed on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa before being voted out that she'd be tying the knot with actor beau Abhinav Kohli soon, kicked off her pre-wedding......

Drogba gives Arsenal blues, Liverpool humbled

Chelsea's Didier Drogba proved Arsenal's nemesis again as he inspired the champions to a 2-0 win over their London rivals and Blackpool pulled off a stunning 2-1 victory at Liverpool in the Premier......

'Why is Dalmiya in the panel?'

Readers' take on the newly-formed panel to select the new coach.*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*Ram LankaIn a Team India that is studded with stars, the coach is forced to play their "yes" man.......

Modi group sweeps RCA elections

The Board of Control for Cricket in India's political equations were redrawn on Monday after the Lalit Modi-led group scoreda landslide victory in the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections,......
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Q. Did Muslims vote for Modi led BJP out of fear in Gujrat?
Piaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/did-muslims-vote-for-modi-led-bjp-out-of-fear-in-gujrat/26582738/answers/

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Q. Today in Hindustan Times: Bohra community follow female circumcism. And I thought that this barbarous practice was in Africa only?
Mohanbirsingh Ghura:  A. Take Ahmedabad city, for example. The campaign trail of the BJP in the 2010 civic polls here included a patchwork of busybody Muslim clerics and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-in-hindustan-times-bohra-community-follow-female-circu/21354134/answers/26582839

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Hindi GECs facing the IPL blues?

The yearly battle for TVT is on with the ongoing season of IPL splitting viewership. The first two seasons of IPL shook the TVT as the audience got... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Hindi-GECs-facing-the-IPL-blues/articleshow/33991824.cms
Shahid will remain alive

When Mahesh Bhatt watched Shahid he told Hansal Mehta that he has made his obituary film, a film that will make him worthy of an obituary.... ...

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COLORS launches Idea presents Khatron Ke Khiladi ...

Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Following the successful launch of Idea presents Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster, COLORS is all... ...

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One Reel For Politics

Friends, therefore, I give you the National Party. Thus spoke Dev Anand at a press conference on September 14, 1979, at the Taj in Bombay. He was... ...

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GUWAHATI: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said Bangladesh should compensate India with land for the influx of its citizens here. "If Bangladesh does... ...

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