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Snowden: Bombing shows limits of mass surveillance 22.10.2014 Sify News
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the Boston Marathon bombings are an example of how threats can be missed even under blanket surveillance.
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Twitter source of all evil Top Saudi cleric 21.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Twitter is nothing more than a source of lies and evil Saudi Arabias top Muslim cleric said in comments that sparked lively debate Tuesday on the microblogging ...
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UK France Germany approached Assad against their jihadi citizens 21.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
In an interview to HT Syrian ambassador to India Riad Kamel Abbas claims UK France and Germany asked the Syrian government to take care of its citizens who have been radicalised and fighting in Syria If his claims are true the David Cameron government has asked a foreign government to execute its ...
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ISIS literature, clips of clerics recovered from Kurla techie 20.10.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
With the arrest of techie Anees Ansari, who was picked up by the Maharashtra ATS on Saturday after he was allegedly found chatting on social media about blowing up an American school in Mumbai, the issue of online indoctrination is once again staring Mumbai police in the face. Recently, the agency had claimed that four youths from Kalyan were radicalised through jihadi chat groups on the Internet, after which they had flown to Iraq to support Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). What was the techie caught doing? According to the ATS sources, Ansari had a regular account on Facebook, but had created another account under another name recently. "When the Syria issue happened, after which the United States forces started taking action against the militants, Ansari had started viewing videos regarding the same on the Internet. The videos that got maximum views were viewed by Ansari. Ansari would also watch videos showing atrocities against Muslims. He got agitated by them and started developing hatred ...
Australia's Parliament House lifts face veil ban 20.10.2014 Sify News
Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after intervention from the prime minister.
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Farmer leader eyes CM chair 19.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
The story of north Maharashtra overlaps with the saga of resource-rich but poverty-stricken tribal tracts of India.
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Converted wife can seek divorce only after renouncing Islam: HC 19.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
A non-Muslim woman who converted to Islam for marriage can seek divorce from her Muslim husband only on the basis of reconversion to her original faith, said Gujarat high ...
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Turkish prosecutors drop corruption probe 18.10.2014 Sify News
Turkey's state-run agency says prosecutors have dropped a corruption investigation that forced three ministers to resign and rocked the Turkish government earlier in the year.
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The Lahore courts decision to uphold Asia Bibis death penalty is far from just | Samira Shackle 18.10.2014 Guardian: Comment is Free
Unless influential people oppose Pakistans harsh blasphemy laws, theres no hope for her or many others facing execution In November 2010, Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five, was sentenced to death in Pakistan . Her crime was allegedly insulting the prophet Muhammad during an argument with some Muslim neighbours. The case caused an international outcry; politicians and international human rights organisations took it up; lawyers appealed. Today, the Lahore high court upheld the death sentence . Bibis case shone a spotlight on Pakistans harsh blasphemy laws. The existence of blasphemy laws is not itself the problem. All over the world, different countries restrict what citizens can say about religion; Britain had a blasphemy law until 2008 . What is exceptional in Pakistan is the extremity of the penalties, and the light burden of proof. Blasphemy carries a maximum penalty of death, yet the law sets out no standards for evidence, no requirement to prove intent, no punishment for false allegations and, ...
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Pak clerics condemn IS for violating Islamic teachings 18.10.2014 Sify News
A group of clerics in Pakistan have condemned the Islamic State (IS), saying that the extremist group's actions were in violation of Islamic teachings.
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Nigeria claims deal with Boko Haram to free kidnapped girls 18.10.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Officials and campaigners on Saturday anxiously awaited further news about the fate of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls after Nigeria claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants to secure their ...
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Live! Special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa 18.10.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Pakistan's clerics condemn Islamic State for violating Islamic teachings 18.10.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
A group of clerics in Pakistan have condemned the Islamic State (IS), saying that the extremist group's actions were in violation of Islamic teachings. According to News 24, the Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) said Islam and Muslims cannot support the killing of innocent people and destruction of their properties at the hands of IS. The PUC further appealed to people and the youth in Islamic countries to not co-operate with any violent group whose teachings or actions were against the teachings of Islam and Prophet Muhammad. Harrowing tales of atrocities committed by the Islamic State against minority communities in Iraq and Syria have come to light. Earlier, members of IS distributed pamphlets in Pakistan announcing their presence in the country. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had vowed to send fighters to support IS jihadists but stopped short of pledging allegiance to the organisation's leader, the report ...
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Deepak Lal: Enlightenments old and new - II 18.10.2014 Sify Finance
In my last column I had discussed the Scottish Enlightenment and how it had tamed the religious passions of the Sottish Calvinist Church within a few decades and allowed the secularism that is a
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Visible discrimination 17.10.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
Of the members of Saarc, India is the largest in terms of size, population and gross national product. It also enjoys a qualitative distinction, which may be as significant.
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Islamic State violates Islamic teachings, kills innocents: Pakistan clerics 17.10.2014 DNA: Popular News
Terming anti-Islamic the killing of innocent people by the militant outfit Islamic State (IS), a cleric group in Pakistan today appealed to the people in Muslim countries to stop cooperating with the extremists. "Islam and Muslims cannot support the killing of innocent people and destruction of their properties by the IS. We appeal to people and youth in Islamic countries to stop cooperation with the violent group," Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) said in a statement. It said that IS violates the teachings of Islam in Iraq and Syria where its controls large swathe of territory. The condemnation came as local media reported incidents of wall chalking in support of the IS group in the southern port city of Karachi. Earlier, its pamphlets were distributed in northwestern city of Peshawar. A few days ago, Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) six top commanders pledged allegiance to the IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has declared a "caliphate" in areas the group controls in Iraq and Syria. The moderate Sunni ...
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Mayawati slams Centre, UP govt over law and order situation 17.10.2014 Times Now: Home

Mayawati slams Centre, UP govt over law and order situationBSP President Mayawati on Friday (October 17) charged the BJP government at the Centre and Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh with failing to provide a peaceful atmosphere to the people. "At the national stage, the BJP government and in the state, the Samajwadi Party government have totally failed to provide a peaceful, harmonious and just atmosphere to the people," Mayawati was quoted as saying at a BSP meet in a release in Lucknow.


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Pak court upholds death sentence for Christian woman convicted of blasphemy 17.10.2014 Sify News
A Pakistani court has reportedly upheld the death sentence for a Christian woman who was convicted of blasphemy in 2010.
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BSP chief Mayawati slams Centre, UP government over law and order situation 17.10.2014 DNA: Money
BSP President Mayawati on Friday charged the BJP government at the Centre and Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh of failing to provide a peaceful atmosphere to the people. "At the national stage, the BJP government and in the state, the Samajwadi Party government have totally failed to provide a peaceful, harmonious and just atmosphere to the people," Mayawati was quoted as saying at a BSP meet in a release here. "There appears to be a competition going on between Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Centre and SP government in the state as to who can mislead the people by making tall claims. "Both governments led by BJP and SP appear to be completely passive and lax about the welfare of crores of dalits, backwards, minorities especially Muslims and poor among the upper castes which is not in national interest," she said. Mayawati who was addressing a meeting of senior party leaders and office bearers of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand units, which had been overhauled recently, said that now the ...
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Pakistan court upholds blasphemy death sentence 17.10.2014 Sify News
A Pakistani court has upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman whose 2010 conviction for blasphemy led to the assassination of two politicians who supported her, a defense lawyer said Friday.
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