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Kerala Christian priest faces murder charge

Kerala Christian priest faces murder charge

Kochi, May 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed charge sheet against a Syrian Jacobite Church priest as an accused in the murder of a senior office-bearer of the rival Malankara Orthodox Church.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a senior CBI official told IANS that the priest,

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Headscarf row: School management suspends principal

Headscarf row: School management suspends principal

Alappuzha (Kerala), May 6 (IANS) The principal of a Christian-run school was suspended by the school management after controversy when a Muslim girl student was issued a transfer certificate because she insisted on wearing a headscarf to school, an official said Friday.

Alappuzha District Collector P.Venugopal, who initiated talks between the

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Mumbai Muslims celebrate Kasab’s death sentence

Mumbai Muslims celebrate Kasab’s death sentence

Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Muslims were Friday at the forefront of the celebrations in the city since the death sentence pronounced on Ajmal Amir Kasab a day ago and one has even offered to be the hangman for the Pakistani terrorist.

The celebrations which went on till late Thursday night and

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, one of the 10 marauders captured alive during the Nov 26-28, 2008, Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman captured during the November 2008 Mumbai attack.

Both Shia and Sunni scholars expressed their vehement condemnation of Kasab's role

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Islamic mortgage system introduced for Muslims in Canada

Islamic mortgage system introduced for Muslims in Canada

Toronto, May 7 (IANS) At a time when failed mortgages have led to collapse of major banks and foreclosure of millions of homes in the US, a credit union in Canada has introduced Islamic mortgages for Muslims.

The Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU), based in the city of Winnipeg, has launched what

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Pastor, church attacked in Uttar Pradesh

Pastor, church attacked in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) A group of people vandalised a church and assaulted the pastor, accusing him of carrying out forceful conversions in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said Friday.

Five people have been detained for attacking Dayalu Suna, the pastor, late Thursday at the church in Kalyanpur, some 80

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Proposal to condemn Pope over sex abuse rejected in Italy

Proposal to condemn Pope over sex abuse rejected in Italy

Vaiano Cremasco, May 6 (IANS/AKI) A council in the north of Italy rejected a proposal from a communist councillor who sought to condemn Pope Benedict XVI for what he considered inaction over the paedophile scandal engulfing the Catholic Church.

The 17-member council of Vaiano Cremasco, a small town of 4, 000

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Apex court bars verdicts, refuses stay on Gujarat riots cases

Apex court bars verdicts, refuses stay on Gujarat riots cases

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday restrained Gujarat trial courts hearing the post-Godhra riots cases from pronouncing their verdict, but refused to stay the proceedings on allegations of lapses.

It is 'unlikely that the trial will be over shortly, but in case a trial gets over the verdict

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Dalai Lama served notice over Buddha park in Patna

Dalai Lama served notice over Buddha park in Patna

Patna, May 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday issued notice to the Dalai Lama and the Bihar government on a suit seeking to restrain the inauguration of the Buddha Smriti Park here May 27 by the Tibetan spiritual leader.

The notices were issued by a division bench on public

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