Indian women more endangered than tigers: Renuka

NEW DELHI: Dubbing female foeticide problem her ''National priority number one,'' Renuka Choudhury on Monday took over as Minister of State with independent charge of Women and Child Development.In that sense women in India are…

Magazine 'regrets' offending Muslims

A Norwegian Christian magazine that reprinted controversial Danish caricatures of the prophet Muhammad has said it "regretted" offending Muslims but stopped short of issuing an apology. The small publication Magazinet said in its online edition on…

Palestinian gunmen protest Danish cartoons

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Masked gunmen on Monday briefly took over a European Union office to protest a Danish newspaper's publication of cartoons deemed insulting to Islam's Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), the latest in…

Women prepare model nikahnamah

Women prepare model nikahnamah Will serve as an alternative to the one passed by male-dominated All-India Muslim Personal Law Board last year, as it was anti-women Lucknow: Roping in eminent personalities, the All-India Muslim Women’s…

Hamas rejects Quartet call to recognise Israel

Hamas rejects Quartet call to recognise Israel GAZA: Hamas rejected a call from the Middle East peacemaking Quartet yesterday to renounce violence and recognise Israel if it participates in a Palestinian government, a spokesman for…

Accused in South African model

Accused in South African model’s rape case seek bail Suresh Krishnani and Sunil Morpani, accused of raping a South African model have questioned the police allegations of rape. In the bail application filed in the…

Govt extends ceasefire with NSCN(IM)

January 31, 2006 (Bangkok): The eight-year-old ceasefire between the government and Naga rebels in Nagaland has been extended by six months with effect from February 1.Discussions between K Padmanabiah, emissary of the Indian government and…

AAI union members begin protest

Ahmedabad, Feb. 1 (PTI): Employees of the Airport Authority of India (AAI) at the Sardar Patel airport here on Tuesday began agitation outside the building premises in the wake of government's decision to go ahead…