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Stop discriminatory surveillance of Muslims in US: Rights group

Several Sikh, Hindu and South Asian rights groups have asked the United States justice department to probe the "discriminatory" surveillance of Muslims by the New York police department, saying......

Jeet Thayil wins South Asian Literature award

Well-known Indian poet and novelist Jeet Thayil has won the DSC South Asian literature prize worth $50,000 (about Rs 27 lakh) for his debut novel Narcopolis. Thayil is the first Indian author to......

3 Indian authors in race for $50,000 literary prize

Three Indian writers are in the running for the $50,000 (about Rs 27,50,000) DSC South Asian literature prize given to the best novel thematically linked to the South Asian region. Jeet Thayil's......

Indians among 'top 10 undocumented populations in US'

Immigration and racial profiling are the burning issues for Indian Americans and the broader South Asian American community, said Deepa Iyer, executive director, South Asian Americans Leading......

This US Congressman is proud of his Indian roots

In his first interview with a South Asian newspaper after being sworn in, Hansen Hashim Clarke, the newly-minted member of the United States House of Representatives representing Michigan's 13th......

Why Indo-Pak trade ties are delayed

The trade relations between Pakistan and India seems to be delayed, as Islamabad has not decided it yet to implement its decision of granting Most Favoured Nations status to India.Islamabad is......

'More to South Asians than curry'

Ronny Jhutti is giving one of the most riveting performances in New York in the play The People Next Door. He plays Nigel, the son of a white woman and a Pakistani in Glasgow, who is drawn to the......

The Hundred-Foot Journey, served with a lot of heart

The Hundred-Foot Journey treats its Indian characters with respect, discovers Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com Someone first reading the premise of The Hundred-Foot Journey may think it is an implausible......

'The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a very American story'

Actor Riz Ahmed tells Aseem Chhabra that most people can relate to the film, as it is the story of an outsider trying to find a home in a new society. Riz Ahmed began his career with Michael......

Ishaqzaade, Wasseypur, Shanghai at the Toronto film fest

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) stopped traffic in the Canadian city last year when it brought Bollywood stars such as Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra,......

'In Pakistan, a woman's face is her greatest asset'

Here's a closer look at the Pakistani Oscar-winning film Saving Face, and it's director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.A story of survival and hope, the Oscar winning documentary for short subject, Saving......

Why Indo-Canadians dominate cricket

With new immigrants coming to Canada from India and other South Asian countries, cricket as a sport is fast catching up in this ice hockey-crazy country. "Cricket is the number one sport in India......

'Veil no bar to glory for Muslim women'

Winning the Asian Games 200 metres in a veil proves there are no barriers to Muslim women pursuing their sporting dreams, champion Ruqaya Al Ghasara said on Monday. The 24-year-old wore a hijab --......

U19 World Cup: Australia, Afghanistan advance

Three-time former champion and last tournament's losing finalist Australia and dark horse Afghanistan progressed from Group B to the next round of the ICC U19 World Cup on the final day of the......

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......

  People speak for south asian muslim

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khabardar
Q. Who had established Bait ul Hikmah (house of wisdom) ?
Khabardar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-had-established-bait-ul-hikmah-house-of-wisdom-/23028836/answers/

azam khan
Q. From where Idea of Sir name KHAN came ?
Azam Khan:  A. Hakim Mohammed Said Shaheed was a man of vision endowed with many virtues. The crowning legacy of his life is the establishment of Madinat...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/from-where-idea-of-sir-name-khan-came-/22616402/answers/23028883

azam khan
Q. There does not exist a history of ancient India. Their books contain no historical data whatever, except for a few religious books in which historical information is buried under a heap of parables and folk-lore, and their buildings and other monuments also do nothing to fill the void for the oldest among them do not go beyond the third century B.C. To discover facts about India of the ancient times is as difficult a task as the discovery of the island of Atlantis, which, according to Plato, was destroyed due to the changes of the earth... The historical phase of India began with the Muslim ?
Azam Khan:  A. It can have one of several connotations, all related in some capacity to the title of Khan, which originated from the Mongol Empire and its...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/there-does-not-exist-a-history-of-ancient-india.-their-books/21418825/answers/22616437

azam khan
Q. whats the difference between dargah and masjid ?? and are women not allowed in masjids (mosques) ?
Azam Khan:  A. EncyclopediaA dargah is a Sufi shrineShrineA shrine is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-the-difference-between-dargah-and-masjid--and-are-wome/21418825/answers/17159264

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Narendra Modi govt calls off talks with Pakistan over separatists meet

Bilateral ties between India and Pakistan appeared to be on an upswing after Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited India to attend the... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/TyVAH7GUAZRDI0Q0JWT9YJ/India-calls-off-25-August-secretary-level-talks-with-Pakista.html
India calls off diplomatic talks with Pakistan

By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India called off on Monday peace talks with Pakistan, giving a jolt to renewed diplomatic efforts... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/08/18/india-pakistan-talks-idINKBN0GI1Q120140818
Raaheela Ahmed breaks many firsts as she enters Student Regent Position

Former School Board Candidate Appointed to University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Annapolis, MD, August 13, 2014: After nearly... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/raaheela-ahmed-breaks-many-%E2%80%9Cfirsts%E2%80%9D-she-enters-student-regent-position
The Sangh's hindutva-hindustan idea pits a monolithic majority against monolithic Muslims

After Narendra Modi's gobsmacking win in the Lok Sabha polls and it should be clear that it was the entire machinery built around his figure that... ...

http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/Ragtime/entry/the-sangh-s-hindutva-hindustan-idea-pits-a-monolithic-majority-against-monolithic-muslims
Sunil Chhetri says clashes with...

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri said playing against arch-rivals Pakistan was "always special", as his team geared up for an ice-breaking... ...

http://echoofindia.com/new-delhi-sunil-chhetri-says-clashes-pakistan-always-special-65006

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