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

Women’s T-20 Tri-Series: Australia beat India by 36 runs in fourth match

In Women’s Cricket, Australia have defeated India by 36 runs in the fourth match of the T-20 Tri-Series tournament in Mumbai today. Chasing, a target of 187, India scored 150, losing five wickets in 20 overs. The Aussies had scored 186 for 5. Earlier, India won the toss and invited Aussies to bat. England is … Continue reading Women’s T-20 Tri-Series: Australia beat India by 36 runs in fourth match

Anish Bhanwala wins India’s 3rd individual gold in ISSF Junior World Cup

Rising shooter Anish Bhanwala secured India a third individual gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney today when the 15-year-old finished atop the podium in men’s 25-meter rapid fire pistol. Having qualified for the final with the highest score, Bhanwala prevailed over two of his India teammates – Anhad Jawanda and Rajkanwar … Continue reading Anish Bhanwala wins India’s 3rd individual gold in ISSF Junior World Cup

Steve Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain

Australian skipper Steve Smith today relinquished captaincy of Rajasthan Royals in the upcoming 11th edition of Indian Premier League starting 7th of next month. India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane has been named new skipper of Rajasthan Royals. Steve’s decision to step down came in the wake of severe backlash he has faced after admitting to … Continue reading Steve Smith steps down as Rajasthan Royals captain

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