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SBI to launch Islamic fund Dec 01; targets initial investment of 1 bn rupees

A large section of India's Muslim population remains outside the banking system, partly because Islamic law known as Sharia prohibits interest. Shares of... More

Islamic banking a viable option for non Muslims too: German economist

‘Don’t let the name scare you. Islamic banking is beneficial for all'

Ziaul Haque murder case: Azad to file protest petition against CBI closure report - See more at:

Modi meets four South Asian leaders, not Nawaz Sharif

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with leaders of four South Asian nations on the sidelines of 18th Saarc Summit here Wednesday, but the conspicuous absence from the meeting list was Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif..... More

When Nawaz Sharif walks for speech, Modi reads newspaper

Ferguson smoulders as racial protests spread across US

In Ferguson, a small town of 22,000, nearly 70 percent of them black, with all but four of its 53 strong police force white, buildings were burned, stores were looted and shots were fired Tuesday after Monday night's.. .... More

Violence erupts after Ferguson shooting ruling

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'Wi-fi' drug delivery via electronic implants

Former AAP leader appointed Delhi BJP spokesperson

Over 5.5 lakh government schools are without electricity

Asaduddin Owaisi's MIM launches unit in RSS bastion Nagpur

Congress challenges constitutional validity of Fadnavis government

Vaiko cuts cake to celebrate Prabhakaran's 60th birth anniversary

250 Indians have admitted to overseas bank accounts: Jaitley

When Nawaz Sharif walks for speech, Modi reads newspaper

Pakistan throws spanner in the works blocking three Saarc pacts

Goa top cop 'ashamed' at corruption in police force

Urdu, Indian culture very popular in Arab world: Saudi Commerce Minister

Mizoram takes steps to achieve 100 percent literacy

Hyderabad international airport won't be renamed after N.T. Rama Ra: Govt

India can connect Saarc students through e-libraries: Modi

Heritage Week? What's that, Agra's Aam Aadmi asks

India, Nepal ink nine deals; Modi inaugurates trauma centre, bus service

Black money: Trinamool uses black umbrellas to protest against NDA

Goa BJP legislator makes astrologer barb at Smriti Irani

Heavy rains, flood lash southeastern city of Morocco; 32 dead

Arab-Israeli soccer match ends in violence

US defence chief Chuck Hagel forced out

Government seeks views of political parties on UPSC-CSAT issue

Right noises on economy, time for action

Indian scientists use nanoparticle-treated seeds to raise yields

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Mamata takes a dig at Modi, says 'riot masters' do not deserve courtesy

Asserting the BJP does not deserve political courtesies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday here took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's selfies, labelling him as....... More

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Anti-Muslim policies of Cong-NCP led to their humiliating defeat: Owaisi

Rejecting the allegations that the All India Majlis-e-Itehadul Muslimeen... More

Not asking Shariah implementation or votes in the name of Islam: Owaisi

Geo TV chief gets 26-year jail term for airing blasphemous contents

Geo television had aired the controversial morning show May 14 that had prompted criticism from religious circles. The TV had publicly apologised over the programme and.... More

Coach, teammates praise Messi for record-breaking performance

The praises by the caoch and teammates came after Messi struck a hat-trick in Barcelona's 4-0 away win against APOEL Nicosia that lifted him to 74 goals, ahead of former Real Madrid star Raul Gonzalez (71)..... More

RSS lists Muslim extremism, Missionaries among 5 enemies of Hindutva

Christianity is losing favour in West hence it is making bid to establish safer haven in the East, 'Thought Paper' distributed at World.... More

VHP to use 'full energy' to build Ram temple: Togadia

Israeli president slams controversial Jewish Nation Bill proposal

Rivlin also said that Israel's efforts should be put "not in drawing differences between Judaism and democracy..... More

Israeli cabinet pushes to make country 'Jewish state' by law

Jaitley attacks Banerjee over Saradha scam, Burdwan blast probe

In an article posted on Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) website, Jaitley wrote.... More

Trinamool retaliates to Jaitley's charges, calls NSA RSS sympathiser

Jharkhand voters defy Maoists, cast ballot

State Rural Development Minister K.N. Tripathi, the Congress's state president Sukhdeo Bhagat, and former minister and Janata Dal-United candidate... More

First phase of assembly polls in Jharkhand Tuesday

Kashmiris defy separatists, brave cold weather to cast ballot

Voters in Jammu and Kashmir defied a boycott call by separatist groups and braved inclement weather to cast their ballot in large numbers as .... More

A million voters, 123 candidates in Kashmir poll first phase

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Tunisian crowned World Muslimah 2014, calls for free Palestine

Eighteen finalists, who include a doctor and a computer scientist, paraded in glittering dresses against the backdrop ..... More

4th largest religion in Australia Islam, 15 most famous Australians Muslim

Open online courses: A welcome step in Indian education system

Indonesian Muslim pageant to judge beauty, Quran recitation skill

Muslim doubters of America discovery lack self-confidence: Erdogan

Madinah Haram expansion will not affect other old mosques: Official

India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant fades into history

India, Pakistan were very near to framework agreement on Kashmir: Kasuri

Najma Heptulla adopts Phanda Kalan, assures income generating assets

Eknath Khadse's plan to revamp Maharashtra Urd Academy

Obama's immigration plan falls short of Indian techies' hopes

Shoaib 'prefers' Congress over MIM to check BJP in upcoming Delhi polls

Buddhists, Muslims work together in Thai bamboo business

Kashmir's solar potential highest in India

Mumbai Muslims slam erstwhile Cong-NCP govt for making lofty promises

Stop saffronization of history and education: Women activists

Toilets at railway stations are the dirtiest: Survey

Indian students rediscover US as education destination

Effat University to host Conference on Islamic Behavioral Finance

Karnataka drives e-waste recycling to recover metals

The monarchs of poetry, the poetry of monarchs: Zafar and Akhtar

Criminal case filed in Australia against Prime Minister Modi

Muslims, not Columbus, discovered Americas: Tayyip Erdogan

Hindustan for Hindus, Pakistan go to hell is mantra at Durga Vahini camp

Asif Shaikh of Cong takes oath in Urdu; MIM MLAs swear in Marathi, Hindi

Views & Analysis

Release Of Al Jazeera journalists will confirm regional realignment

The US State department saw Morsi as a positive evolution from the Arab Spring. But later Washington changed its tune when crowds supporting Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi came out on the streets against Morsi. These crowds also described US President Barack Obama and US ambassador Anne Patterson as opponents of secular democracy.  .... More

'Sant Rampal': Farmer's son challenges hegemony of Arya Samaj

A case of moral turpitude, not just criminal

BJP-Congress tension will hurt reforms

Making a Mountain Out of a Molehill: Outrage against AMU VC

What about Muslim Villages, Mr Prime Minister!

Targeting Nehruvian Legacy: Blame game of Modi government

Arun Jaitley's clout has grown with latest cabinet expansion

Targeting Nehruvian Legacy: Blame game of Modi government

Will history repeat itself in Kangan?

Is there any hope for Congress?

Goodbye to Gandhi's India, here comes the Hindustan of Modi's dreams

Doctoring History for Political Goals: Origin of Caste System in India

Some hard facts about terrorism

Nuclear deal with Iran to be concluded in Oman next week?

MIM victory a warning sign that something is amiss

MIM Maharashtra victory to reverberate in national politics for long time

A Prime Minister's assassination recalled

Patel: The man who forged the Indian union

Modi Sarkar: Politics through Culture

Who's afraid of India's meek Muslims?

Why are we biased about nuclear power?

Narendra Modi's success makes BJP a one-man party

Collapsing credibility Of Western media: An opportunity for India

Is Jerusalem simmering over 'Judaization plan'?

Sir Syed Day Special: Realising Sir Syed's dreams

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Science & Technology

Maharashtra Elections

CLAT 2015 entrance test for LLB and LLM goes online
The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), an all-India entrance examination conducted on rotation by 14 National Law Universities (NLUs) for admissions to under-graduate and post-graduate degree programmes L.L.B ..... More

School 'climate' affects teachers' expectations about students

Abdullah Azzam and Gulfiza Khan win AMU Sutdents' Union polls

CAT 2014 mock tests available online from 01:00 p.m. onwards Tuesday

Countless men from East to West acquired fame due to Ibn Sina: Sadia

Crescent Academy's 28 candidates clear 2014 UPSC Prelim Exam

2014 UPSC Mains Exam begins December 14, time table out

Math Talent Search Examination 2015 for kids on February 08

Turkey's Istanbul to have Islamic university of international standard

Incumbent on Muslims to reaffirm image of Islam as religion of peace, mercy - See more at:

Incumbent on Muslims to reaffirm image of Islam as religion of peace, mercy

Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at:
Jagadguru Kripalu Parishat honoured for educating the girl child - See more at:

Google launches voice search in Hindi

A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at:
A second Software Technology Park would be set up in Tripura to boost information technology in the country's northeast region and to reach out to people of rural and remote areas with e-governance, a minister said here Saturday. - See more at:

Google Monday announced the creation of the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a partnership with leading Indian technology and content companies, in a bid to promote the growth of Indian.... More

Google launches alliance to promote Indian languages

Drugs to abet cancer cells suicide found

Cancer cell fingerprints could hasten diagnosis in kids

Google offers free access to satellite images

Skin patches may replace traditional blood test

Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

Milky Way shuts down star formation in dwarf galaxies

Apple unveils 'world's thinnest tablet'

India close to having its own navigation satellite system

Get ready for Google 'phablet' this month

Aliens out there but too far to contact: Scientist

Imtiyaz Jaleel wins, Aurangabad creates history
Imtiyaz Jaleel and Dr Gaffar Qadri of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) who contested the 2014 Maharashtra elections from Aurangabad (Central) .... More

BJP majority Maharashtra assembly will have 10 Muslim MLAs

90-member Haryana assembly will have 03 Muslim legislators

MIM'S Advocate Waris Pathan wins Byculla seat in Mumbai

Asif Shaikh wins Malegaon Central seat, Mufti Ismael bites the dust

Mufti Ismael not to get second chance, Asif Shaikh wins in Malegaon: Exit Poll

Baba Siddqui, Nawab Malik defeated in Maharashtra state elections

Amin Patel, Arif Naseem Khan win in Maharashtra elections

Hasan Mushrif, Abdus Sattar win in Maharashtra state elections

Abu Asim Azmi wins Mankhurd, son Farhan loses in Bhiwandi

Maharashtra elections: Winners and losers, all in the family!

Bhiwandi MLA Rashid Tahir resigns from SP, files papers as NCP nominee


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2013 In Retrospect

A new drug to treat a common liver disease

Although initially there may be a small bounce in health, over the medium-longer term retirement causes a drastic decline in health, says the study by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship. - See more at:

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Karnataka plans to generate 2,000 MW solar power

In order to tap the huge potential of solar energy as an alternative to generating power from conventional energy sources like coal, thermal and hydel, the minister said the state government ... More

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Sensex at 24,068 points - for the first time in history

World's largest airport hub for low-cost carriers opens in Kuala Lumpur

Government returns RIL's bank guarantee for new gas price

Foreign deals offer silver lining for loss-making Indian carriers

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Transition year for Indian telecom's growth story

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Indian economy logged lowest growth in a decade

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