Pakistan clerics issue fatwa against "un-Islamic" suicide bombings

ISLAMABAD | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled by the government on Tuesday says. The South Asian nation ha

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Palestine issue top priority of Islamic world: Rouhani

Tehran |Tuesday, 2018 5:15:04 PM IST

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said Palestine remains the most important issue for the Islamic world, media reports said.

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Cong legislator released from jail

Indore | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

A day after he was arrested for staging a demonstration over civic issues in Madhya Pradesh's commercial capital, Congress legislator Jitu Patwari was today released from the jail. Mr Patwari was stag

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ISL: Kerala challenge for Jamshedpur FC (Preview)

Jamshedpur |Tuesday, 2018 6:15:04 PM IST

Kerala Blasters FC will look to continue their good run against Jamshedpur FC when the two sides meet in an Indian Super League (ISL) tie here on Wednesday.

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UP BJP serves show cause notice on party legislators

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:05 PM IST

Irked at a brawl between its sitting Lok Sabha MP and a legislator over blanket distribution to the poor a few days ago, the Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit has served them a show caus

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Radical Islam challenging quest for modernity, innovation: Netanyahu

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 9:45:04 PM IST

Stressing upon the value of democracy in an increasingly multipolar world, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said today's quest for modernity and innovation is being challenged by ra

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Sri Lanka Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen for fishing in island nation

Ramanathapuram | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

The Sri Lanka Navy arrested 16 Indian fishermen and confiscated four mechanized fishing trawlers for allegedly fishing in the Island nation's territorial waters on Tuesday. Fisheries officials said

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Budget session of Bihar Legislature from February 26

Patna | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

More than one month long budget session of both houses of Bihar Legislature will begin from February 26. Special Secretary of Cabinet and Coordination Department Upendra Nath Pandey said here that a

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Japan's defence chief criticises China over submarine near disputed islands

TOKYO | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Japan's defence minister criticised China on Monday for sailing an advanced stealthy nuclear submarine close to disputed islands claimed by Japan and China, saying the action had stoked tension. The s

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Surprise defeats, reinvigorated teams & narrow victories happen ninth match-week of Hero ISL

Kolkata | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

The past week saw some surprise results, the renaissance of a few players, and the usual dose of action and drama in the ninth match-week of Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2017-18. Kerala, under

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French jail boss quits as guards protest over Islamist inmate's attack

PARIS | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

The head of a French jail where an al Qaeda inmate wounded three guards in a scissors attack resigned on Monday as security staff at several prisons protested, saying they no longer have the staff or

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BSP Legislators should resign for demanding ballot-based elections: BJP

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 15 2018 IST

Reacting to the demand of BSP Chief Mayawati that next elections should be held on ballots not EVMs, the Uttar Pradesh BJP on Monday said that BSP should ask its legislators and other public represen

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