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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......

Security beefed up in Delhi ahead of Muharram

Amid reports of simmering tensions in some parts of the national capital ahead of Muharram on Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi assured that all security measures have been taken,......

Muharram: Curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in Srinagar city on Sunday to prevent people from taking out Muharram processions to mark the eighth day of the 10-day mourning period. Strict prohibitory......

PHOTOS: Muharram processions taken out amid tight security

Authorities imposed curfew-like-restrictions in parts of capital Srinagarand disallowed the main Muharram procession in Srinagar on Friday. On Friday morning, contingents of police and......

18 dead as violence spikes in Karachi ahead of Muharram

Eleven people died in sectarian violence in Pakistan's largest city today, taking the overall death toll in two days to 18 as unrest spiralled out of control on the eve of the Islamic holy month of......

Financial markets closed for Muharram holiday

Most Indian markets, including stocks, money, foreign exchange and commodities are closed on Friday for Muharram holiday.The Sensex bounced off a near four-month intra-day low on Thursday to end......

15 holidays for central govt staff in 2012

The government on Thursday released the list of 17 holidays for its staff in Delhi for 2012.However, three of these holidays fall on Sundays and one on a Saturday and hence the effective number of......

Only 14 holidays for central govt staff in 2011

The government has announced 17 holidays for the central government staff for the year 2011, although three of these holiday -- Mahavir Jayanti (April 16), Mahatma Gandhi's birthday (October 2) and......

India slashes holidays for central staff

Government employees will have fewer holidays in 2010.Although the government has yet to act upon the Second Administrative Reforms Commission's recommendations to reduce staff holidays, it has......

Truckers to surrender 700 permits

Transporters on Thursday said they will surrender about 700 truck permits in the National Capital with the government toughening its stand and refusing to meet their demands as the strike entered......

Saeed Mirza writes book on parents

Saeed Mirza's first book is a multi-layered reflection on the forces acting on the world today, and the importance of looking back. Filmmaker-scriptwriter Saeed Mirza is speaking with a friend when......

Harbhajan's injury not serious

The Indian team management on Wednesday held out hope for Harbhajan Singh to recover in time for the second one-dayer on Saturday, saying his finger injury was not serious.Although Mumbai......

Pakistan team in nets, Indians rest

A few members of the Pakistan cricket team, including captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, had an optional net practice at the Pindi Stadium in Rawalpindi, venue of the second one-day international on Saturday,......

Pakistan switch venues for ODIs

Pakistan has switched the venues for the first two one-day internationals against India in February for security reasons, the director of operations for the Pakistan Cricket Board Saleem Altaf said......

Pakistan may switch ODI venues

The venues for Pakistan's first two one-day internationals against India in February may be switched due to a shortage of security personnel.India are due to tour Pakistan from January 5 and play......

Pakistan looking at venue switch

The venues for Pakistan's first two one-day internationals against India in February may be switched due to a shortage of security personnel.India are due to tour Pakistan from January 5 and play......
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Young startups take a stand against religious bias

"My bosses at the internet companies where I earlier worked, both in Mumbai and Delhi, always sanctioned my leave for Muharram rituals. The lanky,... ...

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Begum beckons

Begum Akhtar's Centenary Celebration was a fitting tribute to the legendary singer. The birth centenary celebration of the legendary Begum... ...

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Parties worry over poll dates

It seems the Election Commission’s indication to hold elections in September-October in Bihar has not gone down well with political parties here.... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/parties-worry-over-poll-dates-550
Kaaba to be washed only once a year

JEDDAH: The ceremonial washing of the Holy Kaaba will be conducted only once a year and will be performed during the first Hijri month of Muharram,... ...

http://www.sahilonline.org/newsDetails.php?cid=4&nid=33302
Colours of Rajasthani folk art showcased through painting

icionados enjoyed the colours of Rajasthani folk art in a painting exhibition , Colour Rhythm, that was like an extravaganza for the viewers. The... ...

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