Quran

Girl arrested for blasphemy; Zardari seeks report

An 11-year-old Christian girl has been arrested in Pakistan after being accused of burning pages of the Quran.

Aug 19, 2012, 20:55 PM IST

Boy sets record by reciting Quran in 12 hrs

A 12-year old student from Ahmednagar in Maharashtra has set a record of its kind by reciting the entire holy `Quraan` in 12 hours without glancing at the holy book.

Jul 06, 2012, 13:35 PM IST

Man killed for `insulting Quran`, Zardari shocked

Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said that no one should be allowed to take the law into their own hands no matter what the crime is.

Jul 06, 2012, 11:37 AM IST

Quran desecration: 2,000 ‘unnamed’ Pakistanis booked

A group of people in Pakistan burnt a man to death in the Punjab province, after accusing him of blasphemy.

Jul 05, 2012, 11:52 AM IST

Mob kills man accused of insulting Quran in Pak

A mob of thousands burnt a mentally deranged man to death in Pakistan`s Punjab province after accusing him of desecrating the Quran.

Jul 04, 2012, 23:21 PM IST

UK: Muslim beat girl for not reading enough Quran, jailed

Asia Parveen repeatedly beat a 10-year-old girl with a steel ladle for not reading enough verses of the Quran.

Jun 16, 2012, 11:19 AM IST

Pak cleric threatens pastor for drawing on verses from Quran

The pastor had been invited by Christians at Data Zedka village in Sialkot district to deliver a sermon at a church on Saturday.

May 24, 2012, 19:43 PM IST

Saudi beats wife, ordered to read Quran

A Saudi man found guilty of hitting his wife has been sentenced by a court to read the Quran and two Islamic books on relations between spouses.

May 11, 2012, 09:08 AM IST

Muslim woman thrashes girl for not reading Quran

A Muslim woman in London is facing jail on charges of beating a 10-yr-old girl because she did not read enough verses of the Quran.

May 05, 2012, 19:39 PM IST

Pakistan condemns Quran burning in US

US pastor Terry Jones burned the Quran to protest the imprisonment in Iran of Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani.

May 03, 2012, 09:06 AM IST

US pastor Terry Jones burns Quran again

Controversial US pastor Terry Jones demanded the release of Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from an Iranian prison.

Apr 30, 2012, 09:27 AM IST

Afghanistan: Probe into desecration of Quran over

The US and Afghanistan have
completed their joint fact-finding investigation into the incident of desecration of the Quran by US soldiers.

Mar 14, 2012, 11:07 AM IST

NATO troops in Afghan trained to respect Quran

The training aims to prevent any desecration of the Muslim holy book by foreign troops in Afghanistan.

Mar 09, 2012, 22:35 PM IST

No regrets over apology to Afghans: US commander

Commander of NATO troops in
Afghanistan has said that he had no regrets about US apology to Afghans over the burning of Quran.

Mar 06, 2012, 15:04 PM IST

Quran row: UN asks Afghans to act with restraint

United Nations` mission
in Afghanistan has deplored the attack on its compound in the
city of Kunduz.

Feb 26, 2012, 20:29 PM IST

Pak condemns burning of Qurans in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers are among the 14 people who have
died in violent protests over the incident.

Feb 24, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

Quran row: Afghan soldier kills two NATO troops

An Afghan soldier on Thursday shot dead two NATO troops, the military said.

Feb 23, 2012, 22:39 PM IST

Panetta apologises over Afghan Quran row

Protests had erupted in Afghanistan over reports that NATO
troops had burned copies of the holy book.

Feb 21, 2012, 22:49 PM IST

NATO orders probe of Quran disposal in Afghanistan

The US commander of international troops in Afghanistan on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the improper disposal of a large number of Islamic religious materials at an American air base north of Kabul.

Feb 21, 2012, 13:50 PM IST

China to build museum to preserve Quran copy

The ancient copy of the Quran, written in Arabic and comprising 536 pages, was discovered in Dongxiang in 2009.

Feb 16, 2012, 13:11 PM IST