Burkha

  • RSS workers came wearing burqas at Modi's Goa rally: Congress January 14, 2014

    Panaji: RSS workers wearing burqas were present at BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's public rally in Goa on Sunday, the Congress alleged on Monday. Addressing a press conference, Congress spokesperson Babu Azgaonkar said, "RSS workers were given burqas specially tailored and they were seated at the rally to make it...
  • Al-Qaeda forms 'Burkha Brigade' to attack Western nations October 28, 2012

    London: Terror outfit al-Qaeda has formed an all-female unit - Burkha Brigade - to infiltrate and attack military bases and official buildings in the Western nations. Film posted by fanatics online shows the all-female unit using a fearsome array of weapons, including machine-guns, grenade rocket launchers and sniper rifles. The women...
  • Shilpa visits Ajmer Sharif in a burkha April 11, 2010

    Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, the co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals, visited the Ajmer Sharif shrine wearing a burkha to escape public attention. "Visited the famous dargah Ajmer Sharif. Yusuf (Pathan) very sweetly arranged everything even the burkha...thank god I wore it," Shilpa posted on her Twitter account. However,...
  • Pakistan govt disowns bikini babe September 7, 2006

    Islamabad: Pakistani authorities are investigating how a Pakistani-born American woman entered a "Miss Bikini" pageant in China as a representative of predominantly Muslim, conservative Pakistan. Houston-based Mariyah Moten, 22, took part in the pageant in the Chinese resort of Beihai on August 28. She won a "Best in Media" title,...
  • Pakistan gets its first 'Miss Bikini' September 7, 2006

    Lahore: For the first time, a Pakistani girl has shed more than her burkha and participated in an international beauty pageant, representing Pakistan at the “Miss Bikini of the Universe” pageant at Beihai, in south China. Houston based Pakistani-American Mariyah Moten, won the “Best in Media” title (trophy plus sash),...