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India's first glass mosque - in Shillong


India will have its first glass mosque - in the country's northeast.

Madina Masjid, an imposing and resplendent structure of glass dome and glass minarets, will formally open doors to devotees on Thu

US mosque gutted in fire in a suspected arson attack

A day after the tragic shooting incident at a Gurudwara, a mosque in the US was burned to the ground for the second time in little more than a month in a suspected arson attack.

The FBI said the Isl

Thousands of Buddhist monks protest construction of mosque in Sri Lankan

Thousands of Buddhist monks and their supporters stormed a mosque in Sri Lanka's north central town of Dambulla to protest its construction in an area designated as a Buddhist sacred zone.

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Talks can continue, says seer

Lucknow, Oct. 16: Confirming the decision to challenge the Ayodhya title verdict in the Supreme Court, the AIMPLB spokesman said it was open to a temple and mosque existing in close proximity.


It was like clearing landmines: Judge

New Delhi , Oct. 1: Matters of faith were at the core of the Ayodhya title suits though it was purportedly about the disputed land at the town. So it is perhaps no wonder that religious metaphors pred

No dilution of Babri case: PC

New Delhi, Oct. 1: A day after the Allahabad High Court’s verdict in the Ayodhya land title suits the Congress initiated an exercise to consolidate its support base among the minority community spread

Rushdie supports mosque plans near Ground Zero

Renowned author Salman Rushdie has reportedly expressed his support for plans to build a mosque close to Ground Zero in New York, 21 years after an Islamic leader issued a fatwa calling for his death.

If a temple okay at ground zero, why not mosque: Obama

The US President, Mr Barack Obama, on Friday again backed controversial plans to build an Islamic centre near the site of 9/11 attacks in New York reminding critics that the US was at war against terr

Most Americans object to mosque at Ground Zero: Poll

Most Americans have opposed construction of the planned mosque near Ground Zero in New York, according to a new national opinion poll on Thursday. According to the Washington Post-ABC News poll, most

1 killed in suicide attack on Ahmedi mosque in Pak

One person was killed and two others were injured when a suicide bomber targeted an Ahmedi mosque at Mardan in northwest Pakistan on Friday, hours after a policeman was killed by a roadside bomb on th

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