Holy Quran

  • Visually impaired student memorises Quran through Braille July 15, 2013

    Malappuram: In a remarkable feat, a visually challenged student in an Islamic studies centre here has memorised the Holy Quran entirely using the Braille script. Twaha Mahboob, a 21-year-old student of the College of Tahfeelul Quran under Ma'din Academy, came in for praise from a gathering scholars and students when he...
  • Allahabad HC dismisses petition against Amitabh January 28, 2013

    Lucknow: In a respite for Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, the Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a petition accusing him of making derogatory remarks "with malicious intention" on the Holy Quran during a 2011 telecast of quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. Dismissing the petition filed by Mudassir Ullah Khan, a Hansi...
  • Pak blasphemy case: Court to clear charges against girl October 1, 2012

    A 14-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan who was charged with blasphemy is expected to be declared innocent by a juvenile court on Monday. Police say that Rimsha Masih was not only innocent but that she was framed by a Muslim cleric in her home town. Masih reportedly suffers from Down Syndrome. The...
  • Pakistan blasphemy case: who's Rimsha Masih? September 7, 2012

    Rimsha Masih is a minor Christian girl from a poor Islamabad suburb who was accused more than two weeks back by her neighbour and a local cleric of blasphemy. The cleric, Khalid Jadoon, accused the illiterate girl of carrying a bag of garbage which allegedly also contained some torn and...
  • US official apologises to Muslims on Quran desecration February 25, 2012

    Washington: A top Pentagon official has apologised to the Muslims on the desecration of the holy Quran in Afghanistan, as part of the American efforts to calm down tempers among the community members on the "unfortunate" incident at the Bagram air base early this week. "I come here to apologise on...
  • Farooq Abdullah clarifies on Gujarat remarks August 29, 2011

    Srinagar: Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Monday said his remarks made in Gujarat were secular and meant no disrespect to Islam. In a statement issued here, Dr Abdullah said, "On a recent visit to Gujarat, I had an occasion to make a speech in which I...