Sunday 23 October 2016

Flying high the Islamic way

The cabin crew of Rayani Air, the first Islamic-compliant airline in Malaysia, posing for a photograph in front of a Boeing 737-400 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2, in Sepang, Malaysia. Rayani Air, founded by two Hindus Ra


Millions take to the Ganges at largest festival

  Upwards of a million elated Hindu holy men and pilgrims took a bracing plunge in India's sacred Ganges river to wash away lifetimes of sins on Monday, in a raucous start to an ever-growing religious gathering that is alread


‘No religion’ third group after Christians, Muslims

People with no religious affiliation make up the third-largest global group in a new study of the size of the world's faiths, placing after Christians and Muslims and just before Hindus. The study, based on extensive data for


Hindus call off protest in Kashmir

Hindus in Indian Kashmir called off their two-month protest after the government allowed them temporary use of land at the centre of a religious row for an annual pilgrimage, officials said on Sunday. At least 38 people have been killed so

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