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Holy Ramadan and ultimate dining etiquettes for Muslim World

Guwahati, Shazida Khatun: Ramadan is ironically a month in which we are more eager to dine with others than usual. The Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Whoever gives iftaar to one who is fasting will have a reward like his, without that detracting from the reward of the fasting person in […]

Religious harmony: Hindus in UP to observe Ramadan fast with Muslim neighbours

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Mahoba(PTI): At a time when controversy over performing yoga is on, a group of Hindus in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahoba district has decided to observe Roza (fast) with their Muslim neighbours during the holy month of Ramadan starting on Friday. “We have decided to observe fast with our Muslim brothers from tomorrow at Udal Chowk crossing […]

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Lalit Modi row: Opposition questions ‘silence’ of PM Modi #Lalitgate

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New Delhi(PTI): Questioning his “silence” on Lalitgate, Opposition on Thursday alleged that there is “consent” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi behind the “assistance” by Union Miniser Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje to scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi. “Silence is a sign of his consent. Whatever is happening has his (PM’s) consent. He was repeatedly […]

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PM Modi calls for expanding ambit of Aadhaar and DBT

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New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for accelerating the delivery of benefits and expanding the applications of the Aadhaar (UID) platform. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for accelerating the delivery of benefits, and expanding the applications of the Aadhaar (UID) platform,” Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Modi on Thursday […]

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CBI registers preliminary enquiry against Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh

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New Delhi(PTI): CBI has initiated an enquiry against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh to probe alleged disproportionate assets worth Rs 6.1 crore amassed while he was serving as Union Minister of Steel. The agency claims that the present probe is an offshoot of its ongoing inquiry into alleged bribe payment made to Singh by […]

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White man sought in killing of 9 people in US black church

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An intense manhunt was underway Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor. Authorities called it a hate crime. Charleston police identified the suspect as Dylann Roof, 21, of Lexington, […]

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Bollywood Celebrities Who Are Still Friends After Break-up

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Mumbai(Bollywoodshaadi): Ex-couples mostly go through one major dilemma- to stay friends or not? The situation is similar in the starry world of Bollywood. But, is it really possible to remain cordial with your ex after a much publicised affair? Well, Bollywood celebs sure seem to believe in ‘let’s be friends’ notion. So, take a look […]

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Shiv Sena says plant only ‘Hindu trees’ in Mumbai

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Mumbai(PTI): The Shiv Sena , which turns 50 on Friday, wants only trees that are holy and sacred to Hindu culture to be planted across Mumbai. The Shiv Sena-nominated member in the city’s Tree Authority, Hanumant Raje, has reportedly made the demand before the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).. (Picture for Representational purposes) The Shiv Sena-nominated […]

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BJP may sack Vasundhara Raje for Lalit Modi links

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New Delhi(IndiaToday): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, whose proximity and business dealings with former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi has put her party, the BJP, on thin ice may now face the axe and forced to step down. With the evidence of Raje’s son Dushyant Singh’s financial dealings with Modi in the open, […]

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Indian money in Swiss banks falls by over 10% to Rs 12,615 crore

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Mumbai(PTI): Money held by Indians in Swiss banks fell by over 10% last year to 1.8 billion Swiss franc (about Rs 12,615 crore), amid an enhanced clampdown against the famed secrecy wall of Switzerland’s banking system by Indian and other governments. The funds held by Indians with banks in Switzerland fell by CHF 215 million […]

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