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Virtues of reciting the Holy Quran

The Holy Quran, is the last and final scripture, revealed to the last Prophet (Pbuh). The revelation was spread over 23 years. The book is the ‘criterion’ and ‘guidance’ for mankind, clearly

British man who burned Holy Quran jailed for ‘theatrical bigotry’

LONDON – A convicted racist who burned a Holy Quran in front of city centre shoppers in Carlisle, north west England, has been jailed for 70 days after a judge described the act as “theatrical bigotry”.
Andrew Ryan stole a copy of the holy book from Carlisle Library and then set it on fire with a lighter as a crowd gathered to hear his protests in front of a monument. Police arrested Ryan shortly after the lunchtime incident on January 19 this year, reports British media.

Westminster School kids express love for Holy Prophet

ISLAMABAD – Students of Westminster School and College Islamabad have highlighted the symbolic life of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) and spread his message of peace, love and harmony at the school’s Annual Seerat Conference here at Islamabad Club Auditorium.
The theme of the conference was the life of Holy Prophet (PBUH) as the perfect example for all humanity. The stage was adorned beautifully with flowers and cascades of silk. Young boys attired in crisp

Christians rally against Holy Quran’s desecration

SAHIWAL – The local Christian community took out a protest rally against Pastor Terry Jones to express solidarity with Muslims. The rally started from Main Church, Karbla Road, passing through the main bazaars, concluded at Jinnah Chowk where Christian leaders addressed the protesters.
They condemned the act of Terry Jones. They said the Pakistan government should take notice of it.
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Rallies held to condemn Holy Quran’s desecration in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD – “If the Arab world suspends the supply of petroleum to America and the West to protest the the desecration of the holy Quran, no body from the West will dare to repeat such a condemnable act in future,” said Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Deputy Secretary General Dr Fareed Ahmed Paracha. He was addressing a rally outside Chiniot Bazaar held to condemn the desecration of the holy Quran by American pastor Terry Jones in Florida. Fareed Paracha said that instead of learning a lesson

OIC to covey strong condemnation on the desecration of Holy Quran

New York – Reposing complete confidence in Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, the OIC decided that the Ambassador of Pakistan along with Ambassadors of Tajiskistan (OIC chair), Morocco (OIC Coordinator for Human Rights), Iran and Egypt would meet with the UN Secretary General to convey OIC’s strong condemnation and ask him to take the lead towards promoting inter-faith harmony.
It was decided in OIC Ambassadorial

Bar will observe strike against Holy Quran’s desecration

HAFIZABAD – The Hafizabad District Bar will observe complete strike against the Holy Quran’s desecration committed by a Pastor Terry Jones in Florida, a state of America. It was stated in a press release issued here the other day. Meanwhile, Jamaat-e-Islami Hafizabad Amir Dr Yaseen Insari and Secretary General Amanullah Chatta said that American government was involved in the desecration of the Holy Quran. They criticised Pop Benedict’s favour to blasphemy accused Asia and demanded

Stern action against Holy Quran’s desecration demanded

SAHIWAL – Religious parties took out a procession to protest against the American bishop for desecrating the Holy Quran and stressed the Pakistan government to take serious notice of this act. They said the Muslims could not tolerate this incident and added that American government should punish the bishop to satisfy them.

Balochistan PA condemns desecration of Holy Quran

QUETTA – Balochistan Assembly Wednesday adopted a unanimous resolution to condemn the desecration of the Holy Quran by church pastors Wayne Sapp and Terry Jones in the United States. Assembly members expressed their deep concern over the shameful act, adding that it hurt the sentiments of Muslims and called upon federal government to convene a conference of all Islamic countries to evolve a comprehensive strategy against repeated desecration of the Holy Quran and prophets.

Bishop condemns desecration of Holy Quran

ISLAMABAD – Bishop Michael of Fatima Jinnah Church, Islamabad said on Thursday that the desecration of the Holy Quran by self-styled evangelical priest Terry Jones not only hurt the feelings of Muslims, but of Christians as well. The bishop told a press conference here at the National Press Club that Christian teachings strongly condemned desecration of God’s scriptures.
He claimed that before the inception of Pakistan and in the early days, Muslims and Christians lived together

NA Speaker condemns desecration of Holy Quran

ISLAMABAD – Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly has strongly condemned the desecration of Holy Quran.
In a statement, the Speaker expressed her anguish and resentment over the burning of the Holy Quran. She said this incident is worst kind of religious prejudice and conspiracy to start clash of civilizations and destruction of world peace.
The Speaker said this act has greatly hurt the feelings of Muslims around the globe. Therefore, strict action should be taken

ATAS protests desecration of holy Quran

ISLAMABAD – Workers of Aalami Tanzeem Ahl-e-Sunnat (ATAS) held a gathering outside the National Press Club (NPC) on Wednesday to protest against the insult to Islamic sanctities by a US pastor. Holding placards, protestors shouted slogans against the US and pastor Terry Jones. Addressing the gathering, ATAS leader Pir Muhammad Afzal Qadri said if the US could came to Iraq and Afghanistan to search Osama bin Laden, why had it not investigated the acts of the US pastor. “I, as a well

Holy streaming, Batman! ‘Dark Knight’ on Facebook

WASHINGTON – Warner Bros. is bringing movie rentals to Facebook, the first Hollywood studio to turn to the fast-growing social network as an online platform for its films.
“The Dark Knight,” the 2008 Batman thriller directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, will be the first movie offered for rental on Facebook, the studio said, and can be watched at facebook.com/darkknight.
The rental fee is 30 Facebook Credits, or $3, and the movie can be viewed unlimited

Gilani urges scholars to help youth follow Holy Prophet’s teachings

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Monday urged Muslim scholars to play their role in bringing back on path those deviated from the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Addressing the inaugural session of the International Seerat Conference, Gilani said the youth was falling prey to intolerance and extremism and the situation demanded the religious scholars realise their responsibilities and strive for the promotion of the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

‘Legend of Holy Thorn in Glastonbury’ set for Hollywood treatment

LONDON – Hollywood producers are set to make a film on the Glastonbury legend of Joseph of Arimathea and the Holy Thorn. ‘Glastonbury: Isle of Light’- the 50-mllion-pound budget film- is set for release in 2012 and has been written and produced by Daniel McNicholl with Galatia Films.
The legend relates to Joseph who planted Jesus’ staff into the ground on Wearyall Hill 2,000 years ago. A tree grew, and it is believed the hawthorn sprouted from a cutting of the tree. It is one of