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  • Obama sends chadar to Ajmer Sufi shrine

    NEW DELHI: A red coloured Chadar (Holy Cloth), which was sent by US President Barack Obama on the occasion of the 803th annual Urs of Hazrat Khawaja Moinudeen Chishty, was offered at Ajmer Dargah Sharif in Rajasthan on Monday, Press Trust of India said...

  • Diwaan of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah backs Modi's campaign against cow slaughter

    The custodian of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah — the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer — defended the Modi government's campaign against cow slaughter, calling upon Muslims across the country to quit eating beef, the Hindustan Times reported...

    Syed Zainual Abedin Ali Khan, the diwaan of Ajmer Sharif Dargah, was speaking at the closing ceremony of the 805th annual Urs held on Monday at the 12th-century shrine in...

  • Indian envoy summoned to protest acquittal of Hindu radical over 2007 Ajmer shrine attack

    The Indian deputy high commissioner was summoned by the Foreign Office (FO) on Friday to express concern over the recent acquittal of Swami Aseemanand in the Ajmer Sharif blast case, said a statement released by the FO...

    Earlier this week, an Indian court handed down a rare guilty verdict against three Hindu radicals over the Ajmer Sharif shrine bombing, but cleared the alleged mastermind of the attack initially blamed on Islamist...

  • Modi sends chador to Ajmer shrine

    NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a ceremonial chador to be offered at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, Rajashthan, on the occasion of the 805 Urs of the great Sufi saint of the subcontinent...

    A Times of India report said the chador will be laid on behalf of the prime minister by his representatives at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah during the Urs, which begins on March 30...

  • India yet to grant Pakistanis visas for 806th urs of Khawaja Moinuddin at Dargah Ajmer Sharif

    India is yet to grant visas to Pakistanis wishing to attend the urs of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti at Dargah Ajmer Sharif in Rajasthan from March 19-29, said the spokesperson for the Ministry of Religious Affairs on Friday...

    Pakistanis wishing to attend the 806th annual urs of the Sufi saint at the 12th-century shrine in Ajmer ? considered to be among the holiest Muslim shrines in India ? were to leave for India on March...

  • FO expresses disappointment at India's 'failure' to issue visas to Ajmer Sharif pilgrims

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Monday expressed its disappointment at India's failure to issue visas to 503 Pakistani pilgrims wanting to participate in the annual Urs of Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, India...

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari had donated a million dollars to the shrine on behalf of the people and the government of Pakistan upon his visit to Ajmer in 2012...

  • Sectarian tension in Hyderabad localities subsides

    HYDERABAD: Residents of Gujrati Para, Gulshan-i-Hamid and some other localities held a protest demonstration after Juma prayers against some statements made by the prayer leader of the Jama Masjid Rais, located in neighbouring Gulshan-i-Rais, a couple of days back...

  • Murder, rape convict executed in Hyderabad

    A man convicted of rape and murder was executed early Tuesday morning at the Hyderabad Central Prison...

    This is the first execution to take place in Hyderabad since 2015, when two death-row prisoners convicted for the 1998 hijacking of a PIA Fokker were executed in Karachi and Hyderabad jails...

  • Anti-drugs rally held in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A rally against drugs was taken out by a number of students of public and private schools and colleges along with scores of police officials on Thursday...

    According to a Hyderabad police spokesperson, district police launched the anti-drug campaign from Nov 17 to 23 in collaboration with the Crime and Human Rights Cell set up at Hyderabad SSP office...

  • Three-day Sufi festival gets under way in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: A three-day festival titled ‘Sindh Sufi melo’ was inaugurated by by Sindh Senior Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro in Hyderabad Club on Sunday...

    Senator Aajiz Dhamra, Auqaf Minister Ghulam Shah Jillani, PPP Hyderabad district president Saghir Qureshi and information secretary Ahsan Abro were among the prominent figures who were present...

  • MQM-P activist Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad

    A sector in-charge of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P), Dr Naushad, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Hyderabad on Wednesday, DawnNews reported...

    Residents of the area called police after spotting his body, which was subsequently shifted to Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad...

  • Hyderabad GOC stresses importance of education, art

    HYDERABAD: Education is an inevitably significant source of development whereas art plays a role in character-building of the youth of the country...

    It was organised by the Institute of Art and Design (IAD), Univer­sity of Sindh (SU), Jamshoro, in collaboration with Pakistan Army 18 Division, Hyderabad, on the institute’s premises...

  • SHC summons Hyderabad jail chief in detention case

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit bench comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Shoukat Ali Memon on Tuesday directed the additional advocate-general (AAG) to ensure presence of the Hyder­abad central jail superintendent in court at 1pm on May 13...

    However, the bench asked him “to ensure that the jail chief attends the court in Hyderabad also on the next date of hearing”, observing that the matter was adjourned...

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