Mumbai, April 22: Softening their stand on the Congress, prominent Shia organisations, community leaders and Islamic scholars Tuesday appealed to Muslims to vote for the party in the ongoing national elections.
Varanasi, April 22: The AAP will demand the status of world spiritual capital for this Hindu holy city in Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said Tuesday.
London, April 22: A female British tourist in Sri Lanka has been detained and will be deported for having a Buddha tattoo on her arm, a media report said Tuesday.
Amman, April 22: Jordan will take all necessary measures to defend Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa Mosque and other Islamic and Christian holy sites in the city, the Jordanian government said Monday The statement came through Jordanian Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani, a day after Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security at the mosque, state-run media reported.
Riyadh, April 21: Saudi Arabia is ready for the annual Islamic haj pilgrimage despite an increase in cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection, the health ministry said Monday.
New Delhi, April 21: The BJP Monday defended VHP president Pravin Togadia, saying he made no anti-Muslim comments, a day after news reports quoted him as saying that Muslims should be thrown out of Hindu areas.
Vatican City, April 20: Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria as thousands gathered in Vatican City to celebrate Easter Sunday.
New Delhi, April 20: Delhiites celebrated Easter Sunday, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, with prayers and sumptuous meals.
Shillong, April 20: Christians in Meghalaya Sunday joined their brethren the world over in celebrating Easter.