Quran

Tea party protestor tells Obama ‘to put the Quran down’ at US shutdown rally

President Barack Obama was told to put the Quran down at a veteran-led rally that hit the World War II Memorial, the National Mall and the White House.

Oct 14, 2013, 17:49 PM IST

Madonna studying Quran to understand Islam

Madonna has revealed that she is studying the Holy Quran these days.

Oct 06, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Pak clerics against death to false accuser under blasphemy law

Pakistan`s top clerics have struck down a proposal for awarding death sentence to people making false accusations under the controversial blasphemy law.

Sep 20, 2013, 13:02 PM IST

Thousand across Kashmir observe `Shab-e-Qadr`

Thousands of Muslims prayed in mosques across the Valley observing `Shab-e-Qadr`, the holiest night according to Muslim belief.

Aug 06, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

Include teachings from Koran, Bible too: Congress on MP govt`s move

Congress reacted to Madhya Pradesh government`s decision to teach Bhagavad Gita to students in Urdu-medium schools demanding the inclusion of "some components from other religions as well".

Aug 05, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Dubai man creates world`s first Quran in embroidery

A Dubai based Syrian businessman has scripted the world`s first Quran entirely in embroidery.

Jul 21, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

Visually-impaired student memorises Quran through Braille

In a remarkable feat, a visually challenged student in an Islamic studies centre here has memorised the Holy Quran entirely using the Braille script.

Jul 15, 2013, 14:03 PM IST

Muslim leader in Aus slammed for taking oath on Quran

Dozens of messages were reportedly posted on Facebook when Prime Minister`s new Parliamentary Secretary, Ed Husic, took oath on Quran, instead of holy Bible.

Jul 02, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy now in Canada

Rimsha Masih, 14, was detained in a maximum security prison for several weeks in August 2012, after being accused of burning pages from the Quran.

Jun 29, 2013, 22:41 PM IST

Dubai constructing theme park honouring Quran

Dubai is constructing a new theme park to honour the Quran and it will be ready for tourists and visitors by September 2014.

Jun 21, 2013, 14:47 PM IST

UAE distributes Braille Quran in Palestine

Under the "Braille Quran for Every Visually Impaired in Palestine" campaign, 300 Quran books in Braille have been given out till now.

Jun 04, 2013, 08:13 AM IST

UK soldier`s beheading: Rupert Murdoch quotes Quran on Twitter

Media baron Rupert Murdoch quoted verses from the Quran on Twitter while criticising the beheading of a British soldier by extremists.

May 28, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

China seeks `friendly` talks with Pakistan to free its national

China said it looks forward to addressing the detention of its national for alleged desecration of the holy Quran in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

May 20, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Sanaullah`s Quran to be sent to Pak along with body

The holy Quran is among 27 belongings of deceased Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, which will be sent back to Pakistan along with his body.

May 09, 2013, 16:34 PM IST

Bible a `copy` of Quran, Boston bombing suspect told neighbour

The two Chechen brothers suspected to be behind the twin bomb blasts in Boston were possibly `lone wolves` or terrorists who act alone without assistance from any group, the city`s mayor said today.

Apr 22, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

Poll scrutiny in Pakistan tests candidates` knowledge of Islam

Pakistanis are being treated to spectacle of politicians struggling to recite Quranic verses and answer questions about Islamic law as part of scrutiny of nomination papers for May`s general election.

Apr 04, 2013, 18:54 PM IST

Vendor arrested under blasphemy law in Pakistan

Pakistani police have arrested a vendor under the controversial blasphemy law for allegedly burning the pages of Quran in Lahore.

Mar 26, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Allahabad HC dismisses petition against Amitabh Bachchan

In a respite for Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, the Allahabad High Court 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’.

Jan 28, 2013, 15:50 PM IST

Indian mom gets life for killing son for not memorising Quran

An Indian-origin mother, who beat her 7-year-old son to death "like a dog" for failing to memorise the Quran, was sentenced to life.

Jan 07, 2013, 20:28 PM IST

Alleged blasphemer in Pak ‘burnt to death’ by mob in front of police

A Pakistani man has reportedly been burnt to death by a mob for allegedly desecrating the Quran in a village in Dadu district of Sindh.

Dec 22, 2012, 13:22 PM IST