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Hamid Ansari to deliver lecture at Oxford

The vice-president will be the second Indian to be accorded the honour at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Nikhil Lakshman reports. The dilemma of whether a Muslim accords precedence to......

Woman qazi breaks tradition, performs nikah

A Planning Commission member and an expert on Islamic studies on Tuesday night created history by becoming the first woman to act as a qazi and solemnise a nikah ceremony in Lucknow.Sayeda Hamid......

Tony Blair's formula to counter extremism

Announcing an additional 1 million funding to the UK universities teaching Islamic studies courses, British Prime Minister Tony Blair has called the politicians to pay heed to the 'voice of......

'Hindus will suffer most from the withdrawal of Doniger's book'

'For over a decade, the United States has been shaping the contours of Hinduism. It has been doing this from the perspective of upper caste and conservative interests,' Professor Shefali Chandra......

A boy who aspired to be a cop but grew up to be a terrorist

Indian Mujahideen terrorist Yasin Bhatkal tells police officers of his early life and how he got involved in terrorism. Vicky Nanjappa reports The head of the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen,......

India's recovery to accelerate South Asia's GDP growth

Although economic growth in South Asia fell to its slowest pace in a decade during 2012, a recent study by the UN projects that the growth will recover in 2013.The UN’s “World Economic......

Politics, laws weigh on Islamic finance in India

India's tiny Islamic finance industry is hoping to expand by developing products that would work around the country's ban on sharia-compliant banking. But political and legal obstacles mean......

RBI rules out introduction of Islamic Banking

Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao on Thursday ruled out introduction of Islamic banking in the country but said other methods for channelising funds based on the principles of Islamic law......

China protests US sanctions against its bank

China has strongly opposed tough American sanctions on a Chinese bank over its transactions with Iran, warning that the move could damage Sino-US ties. Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded......

Finacle adds to Infosys' pain

The banking, financial services and insurance sector, one of the largest verticals for Infosys Technologies, has been a drag on the company's fourth quarter results.Also, it seems Finacle, the......

Exclusive: Knowing Sushmita Banerjee

Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, who was shot dead by militants at her home in Afghanistan, had made a dramatic escape from the Taliban in 1995. She was the subject of a 2003 film called......

Prince Ali criticises FIFA over Middle East treatment

FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein has criticised soccer's world governing body FIFA for banning Iraq from hosting home internationals and called upon the organisation to do more for......

FIFA lift ban on Islamic headscarves

A ban on the use of the Islamic headscarf, or hijab, for Muslim women footballers was lifted by the sport's rulemakers on Thursday. The garment had previously been banned due to safety concerns and......

UAE mindful of Ramadan challenges

United Arab Emirates' soccer playmaker Omar Abdulrahman is unfazed about facing Britain at the Olympics -- but the All Whites' task of upsetting the hosts will be made harder by the tournament......
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Manoj Joshi
Q. there is no religion as great as HINDUISM. your comments .. ???
Manoj Joshi:  A.  more

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Shubham Dwivedi
Q. does without being in a relationship with the person you love makes any difference in the love between the two?
Shubham Dwivedi:  A. To each his own. But to say what you said. One must read all religious books n search for truth. Without which we cannot say. We have been passed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-without-being-in-a-relationship-with-the-person-you-lov/27066448/answers/27312013

confusion
Q. The Australian government recently announced apartnership program with AFIC. The partnership willinclude employing a journalist to work with the mediatoward a better understanding of Islam and Muslims inAustralia, through facilitating informed and accuratereporting and producing information, articles, andmedia releases on Islam and Muslims. COMMENT PLEASE ?
Confusion:  A. I love your picture,THAT'S COOL !! DON'T CHANGE IT,OK !?", We know the Bible in either the Old or the New Testament does not exist in the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-australian-government-recently-announced-apartnership-pr/26805328/answers/27066468

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Q. what is common between Cricketers wayne parnell and Yosuf youhana ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Itz a diplomatic way of hvng keen tracking of muslim individuals since Australia consider them as a serious threat. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-common-between-cricketers-wayne-parnell-and-yosuf-yo/25255581/answers/26805333

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Obama to seek fresh start with Malaysia in overdue visit

Kuala Lumpur : Barack Obama will this weekend become the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/world-asia/article/obama-seek-fresh-start-malaysia-overdue-visit
Rights group slams India's classroom discrimination

New Delhi: Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/rights-group-slams-indias-classroom-discrimination/24676/daily
Serendipity aids Egypt in struggle to recover stolen heritage

By Stephen Kalin and Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - When French Egyptologist Olivier Perdu saw a fragment of a pharaonic statue on display in a... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/23/us-egypt-theft-antiquities-insight-idINBREA3M09D20140423?feedType=RSS&feedName=lifestyleMolt
Indo-China Counter Terrorism Cooperation

T K Singh In another bilateral interaction between India and China, the sixth round of Strategic Dialogue between the two nations was held in... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/indo-china-counter-terrorism-cooperation/
Environmental Challenges and Opportunities

The United Nations University, in association with the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, is hosting Environmental Challenges and... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/special-lecture-environmental-challenges-and-opportunities

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