19 Feb 2015
Mumbai: The lawyer of the extradited gangster Abu Salem on Wednesday told the trial court here that the murder of builder Pradeep Jain in 1995 was only "incidental to the conspiracy" to extort.
29 Nov 2014
Istanbul: Pope Francis prayed silently alongside a senior Islamic cleric in Istanbul's Blue Mosque on Saturday, in a gesture of inter-religious harmony in a country bordering the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
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.
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.
14 Oct 2015
Damascus: The Islamic State (IS) militant group yesterday called for a jihad against Russia and the US for their 'crusader's war' in the Middle East.
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.
18 Aug 2015
Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked the UAE government for deciding to allot a plot of land for building a temple , the first in the Emirate capital, describing it a 'great step'.
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.
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 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.