30 Oct 2014
Lahore: After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left the country, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
24 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, an alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, today told a Delhi court he should be shifted here on completion of trial in an ongoing case in the western metropolis and the case here should not be conducted through video conferencing to enable him consult his lawyer.
28 Aug 2014
Abu Dhabi: Indian Grandmasters Vidit Gujrathi and G N Gopal emerged as joint leaders after winning their penultimate round games in the Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament now drawing to a close here.
02 Jun 2013
Leading Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi called on Saturday for holy war against the Syrian government after fighters from Shi'ite Lebanese group Hezbollah intervened to help President Bashar al-Assad.
17 Jan 2015
Abu Dhabi: Anirban Lahiri, playing his first European Tour event as a full member, shot four-under 68 to make the cut in tied 29th place, while Jeev Milkha Singh carded one-over 73 in the second round to also make the cut at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Open on Saturday.
20 Aug 2014
Abu Dhabi: Grandmaster and former world junior champion Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Abu Dhabi Masters that starts in the Gulf Emirate here.
15 Nov 2015
Washington: A US airstrike has killed the leader of the Islamic State group operating in Libya, the Pentagon has said.
17 Dec 2013
Kolkata: A Muslim cleric on Monday opposed the telecast of a Bengali TV serial based on Bangladesh author Taslima Nasreen's script which he felt could hurt the sentiments of the community.
26 Nov 2013
Muzaffarnagar: Prominent Muslim cleric Maulana Kalbe Sadiq accused the state government of failing to provide justice to the Muzaffarnagar riot victims and said the people would give it a befitting reply in the upcoming polls.
02 Dec 2014
BEIRUT: The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a setback to the group as it comes under increased military pressure.