SC issues notices on pleas challenging practice of polygamy, Nikah Halala among Muslims

AMN The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Law Commission on petitions challenging the practices of polygamy and nikah halala among the Muslims. A constitution bench will hear petitions on the matter. Polygamy allows a man to have more than one wife while nikah halala is a practice where a Muslim … Continue reading SC issues notices on pleas challenging practice of polygamy, Nikah Halala among Muslims

Russia: Death toll in shopping complex fire rises to 64

WEB DESK The death toll in the fire at a shopping and entertainment complex in Russia’s Siberian city of Kemerovo rose to 64. Many of the victims are children. Ten people are still listed as missing. The blaze started on an upper floor of the Winter Cherry complex during school holidays. The cause of the … Continue reading Russia: Death toll in shopping complex fire rises to 64

BJP changes privacy setting on NAMO App: Altnews

WEB DESK A day after the anonymous French cyber security researcher exposed that an Android App promoted by BJP and PM Narendra Modi was transferring user details to an American company, the privacy setting in App was “quietly” changed on Sunday. Pratik Sinha in Altnews, the Internet fact-checking website , was the first to notice … Continue reading BJP changes privacy setting on NAMO App: Altnews

1 Expat killed in ballistic missile attack in Saudi Arabia

Saudi forces shoot down 7 Houthi missiles; one expat killed in attack AMN / RAIYADH One expat was killed and two others injured in a ballistic missile attack launched from Yemen over Riyadh in Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels, Saudi civil defence said. The spokesman of Riyadh civil defence said in a statement, “A missile’s … Continue reading 1 Expat killed in ballistic missile attack in Saudi Arabia

Law commission invites suugestion on Uniform Civil Code till April 6

AMN / New Delhi The Law Commission has invited “detailed submissions” from the stakeholders on the controversial issue of Uniform Civil Code (UCC). Last date of submission is April 6. “Any individual/organisation (governmental or non-governmental) may send their submissions in the form of consultation /discussion/working papers, on any of the issues pertaining to uniform civil … Continue reading Law commission invites suugestion on Uniform Civil Code till April 6

India’s traditional knowledge have made valuable contributions to society: Harsh Vardhan

AMN Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan said that India’s traditional knowledge and its scientists have made valuable contributions to society but sometimes people “hesitate to feel” about the nation’s greatness and ancient wisdom. He referred to a book written long ago about what foreigners had said about the greatness of India. He was … Continue reading India’s traditional knowledge have made valuable contributions to society: Harsh Vardhan

North East Industrial Development Scheme will boast industrial units in region: Jitendra Singh

AMN Union minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the North East Industrial Development Scheme will play a crucial role in promoting new industrial units in the region by providing several special incentives. The scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet last week. Interacting with a delegation … Continue reading North East Industrial Development Scheme will boast industrial units in region: Jitendra Singh

US sanctions 7 Pakistani companies for posing risk to national security

WEB DESK The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Pakistani companies over suspicion they have links to the nuclear trade. The sanction could hurt Pakistan’s ambitions to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). The list has been prepared by the US Bureau of Industry and Security. It declared that all seven companies are reasonably … Continue reading US sanctions 7 Pakistani companies for posing risk to national security

Smriti Irani rejects Rahul Gandhi’s allegation on NaMo App data

AMN Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani today said commonly asked permission on Apps does not tantamount to snooping. She was reacting to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s allegation that data of users is being shared through Narendra Modi App with foreign companies. In a tweet, Ms Irani took a dig at Mr Gandhi, saying, … Continue reading Smriti Irani rejects Rahul Gandhi’s allegation on NaMo App data

53 die in Russia shopping mall fire

WEB DESK At least 53 people were killed in a fire at a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday. Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said with the recovery of five more bodies from the movie theatre, the overall death toll now stands at 53. Russian Emergencies Minister, … Continue reading 53 die in Russia shopping mall fire