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  • Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati

    Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati should accept termination: Cleric

    A day after the controversial Maulana Noor-ur Rehman Barkati was removed as Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque, another leading Muslim cleric on Thursday said he should accept the termination and leave the post. "Any Imam who makes anti-national comments should be removed from the post," said President of Tahaffuz-e-Masjid committee Qazi Fajlur Rahaman. Barkati, who recently threatened 'jihad' and refused to remove the red beacon from his vehicle, was sacked from the post with immediate effect by the mosque's trustee board on

    Cities | May 18, 2017
  • Feyenoord celebrate long-awaited Dutch title with fans in Rotterdam

    Around 140,000 fans of Feyenoord Rotterdam on Monday celebrated the Dutch football league triumph in the centre of Rotterdam. Players and staff appeared at the balcony of the town hall at the Coolsingel street around noon and were applauded by a massive audience. When captain Dirk Kuyt and head coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst appeared, the madness reached its peak with fireworks all over the place, reports Xinhua news agency. After beating Heracles Almelo 3-1 on Sunday, Feyenoord captured their first Dutch league

    Sports | May 16, 2017
  • Feyenoord one win away from Dutch league title

    With AFC Ajax losing 0-1 to PSV Eindhoven, Feyenoord need only one victory to clinch their first Dutch football championship since 1999 as the Rotterdam club inched closer to the title beating Vitesse 2-0. Three days after reaching the semi-finals of the Europa League after an extra time match against Schalke 04 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Ajax on Sunday had to be at their best to beat PSV in Eindhoven. The team was not at its best and looked tired. Jurgen Locadia

    Sports | April 25, 2017
  • Sonakshi Sinha

    'Noor': Says so much without seeming to say anything

    Film: 'Noor' Director: Suhnil Sippy Starring: Sonakshi Sinha, Purab Kohli, Kannan Gill, M.K. Raina, Smita Tambe Rating: **** Though I couldn't relate to her endless boozing and snoozing, Noor Roy Choudhary as played by Sonakshi Sinha, is someone I've known in passing. And that's I would keep her if I met her. At a safe distance. Noor is not one of the best films on journalistic ethics. It doesn't do to the contemporary Mumbai media world what the Paul Newman-Sally Field starrer

    Reviews | April 21, 2017
  • Kohinoor, SC, Supreme Court, United Kingdom, auction

    Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: SC

    The Supreme Court on Friday said it could not pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned. Disposing of a plea seeking directions to bring the treasured diamond back to India, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said it could not ask a foreign government not to auction a property. The court made it clear it could not pass an order with regard to a property which was in another

    India | April 21, 2017
  • Morocco\'s Noor, Sun, Solar energy

    Morocco's Noor: Capturing the sun to bring light

    Four years ago, Morocco imported 93 per cent of its energy needs. By 2030, it hopes to get 52 per cent from renewables. Just how serious the country is about solar power comes across loud and clear to visitors as soon as one crosses the Mohamed V International Airport here. Large solar panels along the road and street lights topped with solar panels line the way for a few miles -- highlighting how the north African nation is moving

    Business | April 17, 2017
  • Feyenoord and Ajax make no mistake in Dutch title race

    Dutch league leaders Feyenoord and second ranked Ajax booked a victory in the Eredivisie football league here. Feyenoord defeated FC Utrecht 2-0 in Rotterdam on Sunday. Jens Toornstra broke the deadlock in the second half and Eljero Elia decided the match with a magnificent shot ten minutes from time, reports Xinhua news agency. In other match, Ajax came behind against S.C. Heerenveen here through a goal by Reza Goochannejhad, but the home-team bounced back to win 5-1. Nick Viergever, Matthijs de Ligt,

    Sports | April 17, 2017
  • Now confident to make more children's films: Nagesh Kukunoor

    A Best Childrens Film honour at the 64th National Film Awards for his movie Dhanak has made Nagesh Kukunoor more confident about directing movies around children. Known for portraying hard-hitting subjects through his films, Kukunoor said here: "At first, I said that I don't want to make children's films. Then after 15 years, I broke that promise with Dhanak. The children in that film were a joy to work with. "Now I have the confidence to make more children's films." Dhanak featured child actors Hetal

    Bollywood | April 14, 2017
  • Nooran Sisters, Jyoti , Sultana, Sufi song

    Nooran Sisters set for maiden performance in Mumbai

    Sufi singing duo Nooran Sisters -- Jyoti and Sultana -- are scheduled to perform live here for the first time. After belting out songs for films like Sultan, Dangal and Singh Is Bliing, the Patakha guddi singers will entertain music lovers with Punjabi and sufi numbers at Rabindra Natya Mandir, in Prabhadevi, on Tuesday.  The Baisakhi gala has been organised by Punjab Association.  "We are very excited to be performing in Mumbai live for the first time on such an auspicious day. Mumbai has been

    Music | April 9, 2017
  • Eredivisie: Ajax beat Feyenoord to go 2nd

    Ajax bested Dutch football league leaders Feyenoord Rotterdam 2-1 to jump to the second spot ahead of PSV Eindhoven at the Amsterdam Arena here on Sunday. The home team had the start it wanted with a very early goal by Lasse Schone. The Danish midfielder smashed in a free kick via the cross-bar to make it 1-0 in the first minute, reports Xinhua news agency. In the remainder of the first half, Peter Bosz-coached Ajax remained the dominating side, while Feyenoord failed

    Sports | April 3, 2017