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Despite violence, devout throng to Karbala

Shiite Muslims pray outside the tomb of Shiite Imam Hussein in the shrine city of Karbala, Iraq March 7. Pilgrims gather to attend a festival marking 40 days after Ashura on March 9, the holiest......

Sadr vacates Najaf shrine

Radical Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr and his followers have vacated the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, which they had been using as their stronghold for the past two weeks to wage guerilla attacks......

Al Qaeda and the Iranian connection

A young man with a short beard stopped me from entering the shrine of Hazrat Imam Hussein. "You have a video camera," he said."You need permission to shoot inside."Who is authorised to grant......

Rewind: Top 10 images from the week that was

Images from stories that shaped the week gone by.     Logan Browning, with duct tape over her mouth, joins demonstrators protesting against police violence, including the July chokehold......

Bihar blasts 'mastermind' Tehseen Akhtar's assets attached

The property of fugitive Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, considered the brain behind the Patna and Bodh Gaya serial blasts, was attached on Saturday after the deadline for......

10 cities most threatened by natural disasters; Kolkata ranks 7

Photograph: Reuters First the Kashmir floods and then cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam; India recently witnessed the fury of nature. But this is nothing. According to a recent research,......

  People speak for imam shrine

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Q. i did'nt get any satisfactory answer on moharram?
:  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//answers/18704012

rajeev yadav
Q. whats the difference between dargah and masjid ?? and are women not allowed in masjids (mosques) ?
Rajeev Yadav:  A. A Dargah is a Sufi shrine built over the grave of a revered religious figure, often a Sufi saint....today what we see muslims doing at dargah's in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-difference-between-dargah-and-masjid--and-are-wome/18703981/answers/17159209

parul advani
Q. What do you know about Mazar-I-Sharif? How come it is such a tourist attraction?
Parul Advani:  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-/17159172/answers/16825811

Jaya Mali
Q. Why is fight between 'Shiya' and 'Sunni' ???????
Jaya Mali:  A. The differences between these two main sub-groups within Islam initially stemmed not from spiritual differences, but political ones. Over the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-fight-between-shiya-and-sunni-/16825794/answers/8849763

Rucha Kulkarni
Q. -----A MISCONCEPTION CLEARED---\Does Islam really mean to force someone to Islam or else kill him?\Link : http://www.answering-christianity.com/apostates.htm\Please read andgive ur comments
Rucha Kulkarni:  A. Killing and destruction seem to be taking place everywhere in the world (Most in Middle east and least in India) See the great mosque of Samarra...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/-----a-misconception-cleared---does-islam-really-mean-to-for/8849632/answers/11279080

  Web results for Imam Shrine
Asia remembers 2004 tsunami with tears and prayers

Crowds also gathered and laid wreaths at Thailand's tsunami memorial park in Ban Nam Khem, a southern fishing village decimated by the wave. Photo:... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/nwtFWj7anDr2yA7GrvTCqM/Asia-remembers-devastating-2004-tsunami-with-tears-and-praye.html
J&K polls a far cry from earlier ones

By David Devadas An extraordinarily difficult period lies ahead in Jammu and Kashmir. The new state government must take up the critical... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/45624343.cms
Death may not be a choice, final resting place is

LUCKNOW: It is one thing, as advised in religion, to think about death at least once in a while, but several believers, young and old, are going a... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/lucknow/Death-may-not-be-a-choice-final-resting-place-is/articleshow/45590264.cms
Top 5 mausoleums of the world

There are different ways of funeral in different parts of the world. While in India some people burn the dead ones and immerse the mortal remains... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/world/mausoleums-of-the-world-21719.html
Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead

Heavily armed Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe early on Tuesday morning and freed terrified hostages being held there at gunpoint, in a... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/article/miscellaneous/police-storm-sydney-cafe-to-end-hostage-siege-three-dead/19583/

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