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4 Mar, 2014

Muslim outreach programs reaching Hispanic converts – San Antonio Express-News

SAN ANTONIO — PEARLAND — Carlos Lopez earns money in the U.S. and sends some of it home to his family in Mexico. He also sends pamphlets and testimonies about his new faith. Last December, Lopez took the “shahada” — the profession of the Islamic faith — joining the ranks of what the American Muslim […]


17 Dec, 2013

New Thai, Lao PDR Bridge Completes ‘Missing Link’ in Key Regional Corridor

Vientiane, ADB Media release, 11 December 2013 – A new bridge straddling the Mekong River between Thailand and Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is open for business, signaling completion of physical works along one of the Greater Mekong Subregion’s (GMS) most critical economic corridors. “The bridge is the ‘missing link’ along the North-South Economic Corridor, […]


30 Jun, 2013

Narendra Modi instigated Hindus post Godhra train burning, alleges lawyer – Indian Express

Zakia Jafri’s lawyer today alleged before a court here that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had conspired to instigate Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers and other members of Hindu community after the Godhra train burning incident in 2002. Ehsan Jafri, Zakia’s husband and former Congress MP, was one of those who were slain during the riots […]


6 Jun, 2013

India’s visually impaired students shine in PSEB Class 10 results – Hindustan Times

Chandigarh, (Punjab) – Hindustan Times – Although the Class 10 result of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) was not according to the expectations, but the students of Institute for Blind, Sector 26 has given a surprising result. The result was declared on Tuesday and the visually impaired students have outshined the normal students as […]


25 May, 2013

For Indian carriers, season of new hope | The Hindu

Alliances with foreign carriers, a new revenue stream from “unbundling” services, and inducting newer and more efficient aircraft: the aviation industry in India is hoping for a turnaround after a few disastrous years. Survival was first on the agenda for the major carriers which posted a total debt of over $13 billion. Air India, the […]