16 Aug 2017Meet a Muslim event in America
In California a 'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel miscon...Meet a Muslim event in America 16 Aug 2017
In California a ‘Meet a Muslim’ events hope to dispel misconceptions.
Moina Shaiq said her friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, so she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: “Questions and answers about being Muslim.”
The ad offered ideas for questions: Are women oppressed in Islam? What is the Islamic view of terrorism? How does Islam view other religions? Its now hopped to become an annual event.
16 Aug 2017Be careful what you post
Watch what you post. A British Asian man has been convicted ...Be careful what you post 16 Aug 2017
Watch what you post. A British Asian man has been convicted of sharing terrorist material on his Facebook account.
Mehdi Bira, was found guilty at Woolwich Crown Court yesterday of two counts of dissemination of terrorist material, contrary to section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006.
The 45-year-old was arrested on 7 September 2016 at his home in Hamsted Road, Camden after officers became aware that he had posted extremist material on his Facebook account. He’ll be sentenced later
16 Aug 2017More people could soon own land in Kashmir.
India's Supreme Court is hearing a batch of petitions that c...More people could soon own land in Kashmir. 16 Aug 2017
India’s Supreme Court is hearing a batch of petitions that challenge a property law unique to Indian-administered Kashmir.
According to this law, widely known as Article 35A, only long-term residents of the state can own land there
The state legislature can also alter the definition of a permanent resident or other aspects of the law by a two-thirds majority.
15 Aug 2017Donations still pouring in for Manchester Arena victims
Families of those killed in the Manchester Arena attack will...Donations still pouring in for Manchester Arena victims 15 Aug 2017
Families of those killed in the Manchester Arena attack will be able to receive another 180-thousand pounds from a charity fund.
It means they’ll be eligible for a quarter of a million in total.
Awards will also be made to those who’ve been seriously injured.
The “We Love Manchester Emergency Fund” raised 18 million pounds, with donations still coming in.
15 Aug 2017Modi’s Independence message
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that "bullets a...Modi’s Independence message 15 Aug 2017
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that “bullets and abuses” cannot bring peace in Kashmir, as the country celebrates 70 years since independence.
Mr Modi said only “hugs” could solve the problems of the territory, which often sees clashes between protesters and Indian security forces.
India is celebrating its 70th Independence Day a day after its neighbour Pakistan.
14 Aug 2017Indian’s can now report restaurants food
Soon, all eateries in Delhi will display a toll-free number,...Indian’s can now report restaurants food 14 Aug 2017
Soon, all eateries in Delhi will display a toll-free number, where people can complain about food adulteration, that’s acoriding to the Indian Health Minister Satyendar Jain.
During a TV debate show in India question hour, AAP legislator Jarnail Singh spoke about the poor food quality in the city and asked how citizens can raise the issue.
Responding to this, the Minister said the public can complain about food adulteration at the toll-free number 1800113921.
14 Aug 2017Killer Elephant on the loose in India
An elephant that has killed 15 people in eastern India over ...Killer Elephant on the loose in India 14 Aug 2017
An elephant that has killed 15 people in eastern India over a months-long rampage could be shot within days if it is not brought under control, an official has said.
Wildlife rangers and hunters assembled in Jharkhand last night after another victim was trampled to death on Tuesday evening.
The elephant crushed four victims in Bihar state in March before crossing into neighbouring Jharkhand and killing 11 more.
14 Aug 2017March for Science across India
Thousands of scientists and their supporters have marched ac...March for Science across India 14 Aug 2017
Thousands of scientists and their supporters have marched across India to promote their work and demand that the government invest more in the field.
Inspired by the global March for Science earlier this year, rallies were held in more than 25 cities across the country .
Among the demands of the rallies was the allocation at least 3% of the GDP to scientific and technological research and 10%.
11 Aug 2017Internet downloads continue to be blocked in Indiaa
Internet downloads continue to be blocke din Indina today. I...Internet downloads continue to be blocked in Indiaa 11 Aug 2017
Internet downloads continue to be blocke din Indina today. Its emerged in the last few moemnst that the courts were approached by Prakash Jah Productions – the maker of the comedy Lipstick Under My Burkha – who instigate the tehcourt action at the High Court of the Judicature in Madras.
Affected users are now being shown a message saying that access has been restricted under the orders of the government’s Department of Telecommunications.
11 Aug 2017State funeral in Pakistan for Ruth Pfau
Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to...State funeral in Pakistan for Ruth Pfau 11 Aug 2017
Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and has been described as the country’s Mother Teresa, has died in Karachi aged 87.
She died in hospital after being admitted on Friday, her order said.
Dr Pfau witnessed leprosy in Pakistan for the first time in 1960 and returned to set up clinics across the country.
Her efforts meant that in 1996 the disease was declared to have been brought under control.