Quran

Pak court drops blasphemy case against Rimsha

The 14-year-old Christian girl accused of blasphemy for burning pages of Quran, was on Tuesday exempted of all charges against her by Islamabad High Court in Pakistan.

Nov 20, 2012, 12:43 PM IST

Yemeni claims finding world’s oldest ever manuscript of Quran

The book was found inside a leather cover in a cave in the mountains south of the city of Dhale in the southern Yemen.

Oct 12, 2012, 12:16 PM IST

Bangladeshi Muslims fume over burnt Quran pic on Facebook

Fuming over a picture of burnt Quran posted on Facebook, Bangladeshi Muslims, numbering thousands, torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes on Sunday.

Oct 01, 2012, 09:14 AM IST

B’desh: Muslims on rampage over desecrating Quran

Ahmed claimed that no one was injured in the violence which lasted for several hours.

Sep 30, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

Pak Christian girl to be transferred to juvenile court

A Pakistani court ordered the police to transfer the case of young Christian girl Rimsha Masih, accused of blasphemy, to a juvenile court.

Sep 24, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

Pak ‘blasphemy’ girl case: Interim charge sheet submitted

Rimsha was arrested on August 16 after a neighbour accused her of burning papers containing verses from the Quran, in breach of Pak’s blasphemy laws.

Sep 22, 2012, 17:30 PM IST

ASI requested to examine antiquity factor of Quran copy

Pulled up by a court here, Delhi Police has requested the Archaeological Survey of India to determine the antiquity factor of a copy of the Quran seized from a man who tried to sell it for Rs 1 crore.

Sep 16, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Ghaziabad violence: Two intelligence officials suspended

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced Rs 500,000 to the families of each of the dead.

Sep 16, 2012, 09:01 AM IST

I fear for my life: Pak girl accused of blasphemy

A teenage mentally-challenged Pakistani Christian girl, accused of blasphemy on Tuesday said she fears for her life.

Sep 12, 2012, 00:15 AM IST

Pakistan: Christian girl moved to undisclosed place

Rimsha Masih, who was accused of blasphemy, has been moved from police headquarters in Islamabad to an undisclosed location for security reasons.

Sep 11, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Dramatic prison release for Pak girl accused of blasphemy

Rimsha saw a dramatic release from prison, as she was whisked to the helicopter and flown to a secret location.

Sep 09, 2012, 12:48 PM IST

Pak blasphemy case: Christian girl granted bail

Rimsha Masih was arrested after being falsely implicated in a blasphemy case by the cleric of a mosque.

Sep 07, 2012, 13:09 PM IST

Blasphemy case: Pak cleric can get life sentence

A man told a law officer that cleric Khalid Jadoon Chishti had planted evidence against Rimsha Masih.

Sep 03, 2012, 14:11 PM IST

Pak blasphemy: Imam sent to 2-week police custody

Rimsha Masih was accused by an angry mob of burning papers containing verses from the Quran.

Sep 02, 2012, 12:47 PM IST

Delhi Police pulled up over flip flop on Holy Quran`s age

A Delhi court has ticked off the city police for its failure to ascertain the age of an old copy of Quran, seized from a man allegedly trying it to sell it for Rs one crore.

Aug 30, 2012, 18:45 PM IST

Police pulled up over flip flop on Holy Quran`s ag

The police had sought release of the Quran`s copy on the basis of a report by the Director General of Archives that it is not an antique piece as it might not be older than 100 years.

Aug 30, 2012, 15:59 PM IST

`Pak girl accused of blasphemy suffers from mental impairment`

A Pak Christian girl accused of desecrating the holy Quran is a minor and suffers from some form of mental impairment, a medical board has concluded.

Aug 28, 2012, 22:15 PM IST

US punishes 6 soldiers for burning Quran in Afghan

The US will hand over administrative punishment to its six soldiers for their role in desecration of Holy Quran in Afghanistan early this year

Aug 28, 2012, 11:45 AM IST

US military to ‘discipline’ 9 soldiers for role in outrageous Afghan incidents

The move comes in connection with two incidents that sparked widespread outrage in Afghanistan.

Aug 27, 2012, 17:33 PM IST

Pak: Girl being probed for blashpemy allegations

A Christian girl was arrested after outraged neighbours gathered around the girl’s house stating that she had violated blasphemy laws of the country.

Aug 20, 2012, 16:44 PM IST