News: 15-Mar-10

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  1. BSP faces heat as smoke lifts from Bareilly’s communal fires
    As Bareilly continues to be on the boil 12 days after a dispute over the route of a procession taken out by Barelvi Muslims, the one question the city is asking — on either side of the communally polarised lines — is why the government arrested Maulana Tauqueer Raza Khan. And if they did, why was he let off three days later with a clean chit.
  2. Taliban distancing themselves from Al Qaeda: experts
    WASHINGTON: The blasts in Lahore are the last desperate measures of pro-Al Qaeda militants who are now being abandoned by the Taliban, diplomatic sources told Dawn.
  3. Ahl-i-Sunnat’s Ghafoor Nadeem passes away
    KARACHI: Ahl-i-Sunnat leader Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Nadeem, who was attacked by unidentified gunmen on Thursday, succumbed to his injuries in a local hospital Sunday.
  4. ISO denounce the irresponsible statement of Rehman Malik
    Imamia Students Organization (ISO) Pakistan Central President Adil Bangash has severely condemned the irresponsible statement of Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik in which he declared it as an outlawed organisation saying that the statement of Rehman Malik shows the desires of United States against the ISO.
  5. Five innocent Shia youths detained in Karachi by the law enforcement agency.
    Five innocent Shia youths apprehended by the Law Enforcement Agencies personnel on yesterday night (Friday) from the various parts of karachi and transferred them to the unknown place.
  6. Iraq not to be run by one party, says al-Hakim
    The head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC) Syed Ammar al-Hakim pointed out that “We do not support the principle of the political majority since Iraq can not be run by a single man or single party.”
  7. TNFJ to observe 3-day ‘Universal Ayyam-ul-Huzn’ to mourn Hazrat abu talib (A)
    RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Muslim Ummah would have to follow the seerat of Hazrat Abu Talib (A.S.) to come out of the darkness of humiliation and get rid of oppression and brutality at the hands of colonial powers, said the Quaid-i-Millat-i-Jafariya Agha Syed Hamid Ali Shah Moosavi.
  8. Yemen separatist shot dead near checkpoint
    SANAA – Yemeni security forces shot dead a southern separatist near a remote military checkpoint, local sources said on Sunday, in violence that could inflame already high tensions in the south.
  9. Ex-Iraq PM ahead in Sunni bastion of Anbar
    BAGHDAD – Former premier Iyad Allawi’s bloc is leading in the predominantly Sunni province of Anbar in the west of the country, early results from Iraq’s March 7 general election showed on Sunday.
  10. Iraq PM extends lead in vote count
    Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was on track to claim several key Iraqi provinces, bolstering his chances of keeping his job after an election crucial to ending years of unrest.

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