- Muharram apps help azadaars fulfill spiritual goals
LUCKNOW : Religion is often contrasted with technology because while the former finds its basis in faith, the latter relies on questioning and experimentation.
- Security tightened ahead of Muharram procession
VARANASI: The police remained hard-pressed through out Sunday as the first day of Muharram coincided with the immersion process of Goddess Kali idol of Navsangh.
- Hindu’s tazia to lead Muharram procession
AHMEDABAD: BabuKanojiya is busy preparing for his annual march of amity and devotion. Along with SalimShaikh, Kanojiya is preparing a tazia for Muharram that falls on November 5. Kanojiya’stazia, though small in size, leads the procession from Mirzapur.
- Attack Punctuates Taliban’s Advances in an Afghan Province
KABUL, Afghanistan — Four Taliban insurgents dressed in police uniforms stormed government offices in the northern provincial capital of Kunduz on Monday, killing eight people and wounding 10 others amid a sustained offensive that has put residents and the security forces under siege.
- Last international forces airlifted from key base in Afghanistan
A fleet of planes and helicopters airlifted the last U.S. and British forces from a key base in southern Afghanistan on Monday, a day after the international coalition closed the massive facility and handed it over to the Afghan military.
- Islamic State beheads four tribesmen in eastern Syria
Islamic State militants have beheaded four tribesmen in eastern Syria after accusing them of fighting against them and receiving military training from pro-government forces, a monitoring organisation said.
- Suicide bomber in Iraq kills 27 Shi’ite militiamen near Baghdad
A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi’ite militiamen on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said.
- Nigeria says violence does not threaten Boko Haram talks to free girls
ABUJA (Reuters) – Talks between Nigeria and Islamist militant group Boko Haram aimed at securing the release of 200 abducted girls have not been jeopardised by a surge in violence, Nigeria’s foreign minister said on Monday.
- Karachi braces for Nilofar’s wrath as cyclone gains strength
The Tropical Cyclone 04A in the Arabian Sea, named Nilofar, is expected to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal areas of Pakistan including Karachi in the next few days, the country’s top Met Department official said on Monday.