Ramesh not to stall Brutanga irrigation project

NEW DELHI: Ending speculation Minister for Environment and Forest Jairm Ramesh on Monday categorically ruled out that stage –I clearance granted for diversion of forest land for Brutanga irrigation project in Nayagarh district has been withdrawn.He informed that a team of technical experts ..

Pastor calls off Quran burning

Terry Jones, the pastor of a Florida church who had threaten to burn Quran on 9/11 anniversary in New York has called off his plan permanently.
In an interview with NBC TV pastor said: “We will definitely not burn the Quran, not today, not ever.”
According to CNN Jones arrived in New York..

Eid:Day of Forgiveness, Thanksgiving

Festivals have a great value in human life. Occasional celebration of festivals breaks the monotony of our day-to-day life and brings cheer to all. For enjoyment and merry-making, different religions have established specific time and dates.

Pastor’s call an act of terrorism: Imam

MAKKAH: The Imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Friday termed US pastor’s threat to burn copies of the Holy Quran as an act of terrorism. He said that it would also create ill will among communities.
Delivering his Eid sermon, Sheikh Saleh Bin-Humaid also called the move an act of aggression ..

A somber Eid

The Muslims across the globe are marking Eid Al-Fitr after a month of fasting, nightly prayers and all-encompassing spirit of piety. Each Ramadan, the Muslim world undergoes a magical transformation as the believers turn to God in total devotion and prayers.Emphasis is not just on abstinence ..

Speaker to lead Indian group at 56th CPA meet

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will visit Nairobi to attend the 56th Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA). The conference will be held from September 10 to 19.
The Delegation consists of five parliamentarians from the India ..

Munda to form govt on Sept 11

RANCHI: Governor M O H Farooq on Thursday invited BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Arjun Munda to take oath on September 11.

Raj Bhavan sources said that the Governor has asked Munda to prove his majority in the assembly within seven days of taking oath.

The invitation came after Munda called on

New Yorkers Want Mosque Moved: NYT

NEW YORK: If we go by a survey conducted by the New York Times, a majority of New York City residents are against the proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero. They want it to be relocated to a less controversial site farther away from ground zero in Lower Manhattan.

Two arrested in German Bakery blast case

MUMBAI: (AMN) The Mumbai Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested two persons in connection with German Bakery blast in Pune. 18 persons were killed in the blasts which took place in February this year. RDX along with bomb making equipment were recovered from arrested persons. Maharashtra ..

Crucial Babri verdict on Sept 24

LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its judgement on the 60- year-old Ayodhya title suits on the September 24. The judgement was reserved by a special full bench comprising Justices S.U Khan, Sudhir ..