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Indian shot in Kenya mall for failing to answer query on Islam


Abuja: An Indian man was shot when he failed to answer a question on Islam asked by Somalian militants who were holding hostages after killing 68 people at an upmarket mall in the Kenyan capital of N

Now, law dictionary in Urdu


Mumbai: Kanoon Lugat, an Urdu law dictionary, billed as a first of its kind in the country, was released here on Sunday in the presence of legal luminaries.
The dictionary, encompassing 52,000 legal

And now, a fatwa banning photography as un-Islamic

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New Delhi: India's leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom has issued a fatwa, saying 'photography is unlawful and a sin', even though Saudi Arabia allows photographers inside the holy city of Mecca and

Posting pics on Twitter, FB is un-Islamic: Clerics


New Delhi: India’s two prominent Islamic helplines are discouraging young callers, especially women, from creating profiles and posting pictures on popular social networking websites Facebook and Twi

Alleged anti-Islam filmmaker back in court, new name


The alleged filmmaker behind the video that sparked violent protests across the Muslim world is due to appear in court again on Wednesday in a separate case, officials said.

They gave an amended name

Scenes in film 'Innocence of Muslims' blocked on Web: Police


The Cyber Crime Investigation cell of Mumbai police's Crime Branch on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that on police's request, video-sharing portal Youtube (a Google subsidiary), had blocked

Anti-Islam video sparks protests in Kolkata


Hundreds of Muslims on Thursday marched towards the American Centre here to protest against an anti-Islam video and to demand that the US authorities apologise for it.

The protestors, belonging to M

‘Savage’ jihad ad debuts in New York City subway


An inflammatory ad equating Islamic jihad with savagery was posted on Monday in 10 New York City subway stations, even as much of the Muslim world was still seething over a California-made movie ridiculing the Prophet Mohammad.

Pakistan minister offers bounty for anti-Islam filmmaker


A Pakistani government minister Saturday offered a $100,000 reward for the death of the maker of the anti-Islam film produced in the US that sparked violent protests across the Muslim world.


Pak calls in army to quell protest over anti-Islam film


Angry over an anti-Islam film, thousands of protesters, many of them armed with wooden clubs, on Thursday tried to breach the sensitive diplomatic enclave in the Pakistani capital as they chanted slog

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