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Darul-Uloom Deoband bans Muslim women from cutting nails, using nail polish in new fatwa


LUCKNOW: Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued has issued a new fatwa banning Muslims women from cutting their nails and using nail polish. However, applying mehendi on nails is not forbidden. Darul Iftaa, which issues the Darul Uloom Deoband’s edicts, called the act “un-Islamic.” “Darul-Uloom Deoband has issued fatwa against Muslim women cutting their nails and using nail polish ...

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Khalistani terrorists establish base in UAE to spread terror in Punjab: NIA sources


NEW DELHI: Raising an alarm for the Indian security agencies, the sources in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have claimed that the Khalistani terrorists have established their base outside the country to carry out their nefarious anti-India agenda. According to the NIA sources, the Khalistani terrorists have established a new base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and started regrouping themselves. ...

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6-year-old raped, murdered in Pipariya


BHOPAL: A six-year-old girl, who was reported missing in Pipariya town of Hoshangabad on Wednesday, was found raped and murdered The last rites of the child were performed after autopsy. Deepak was caught in Burhanpur, over 350km away, on Saturday night.Under interrogation, the accused confessed to raping and murdering the child and told cops where he dumped the body, say ...

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UP Woman Died During Abortion, Boyfriend Threw Her Body In Jungle: Police


MUZAFFARNAGAR: A man was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar in connection with the death of his girlfriend in Kutubpur village, police said today. The woman’s body was found near a forest in Muzaffarnagar On September 18, following which an investigation was started, Senior Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar said. It was found that the woman – Asmin – was pregnant, and ...

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Tight security in Sabarimala as temple opens today, pilgrims protest


  Sabarimala: Hours ahead of the one-day special pilgrimage of the Sabarimala temple, devotees facing Kerala Police’s questions and checking protested on Monday. The famed temple that witnessed massive protests against the September 28 Supreme Court verdict allowing hitherto banned age group of girls and women to enter the Lord Ayyappa shrine, saw many devotees complain and shout slogans as the ...

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Cheated Over Bitcoins, UP Man Threatens To Blow Up Miami Airport


LUCKNOW: An 18-year-old man was detained by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) today for making several calls to US’ Miami airport, threatening to blow it up, an official said. Legal action has been initiated against him, senior ATS officer Asim Arun said. “The accused had purchased Bitcoins worth USD 1,000 but someone cheated him in the process, following which he ...

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“I’m North Pole, She’s South Pole”: Tej Pratap Yadav On Wife Of 6 Months


PATNA: Tej Pratap Yadav, former Bihar minister, says compatibility concerns compelled him to file for divorce. “Can’t live with her anymore,” he said today of Aishwarya Roy, his wife of six months. The elder son of Lalu Prasad Yadav married the daughter of an RJD leader and former Bihar minister in a lavish wedding attended by top politicians and several high-profile ...

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Assam: 12-hour statewide bandh called in protest against killing of 5 people in Tinsukia


In protest against the killing of five persons allegedly by United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists in Assam’s Tinsukia district, more than 100 organisations have called for a 12-hour statewide bandh on Saturday, according to media reports. However, the ULFA has refuted all allegations of its involvement in the killing. According to state media newspaper, Assam Tribune, the organisations ...

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Terrorist Hafiz Saeed condemns murder of Taliban’s ‘godfather’


New Delhi: A mastermind behind numerous attacks which have claimed countless innocent lives, Hafeez Saeed has issued a strong condemnation against the murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq. Haq was widely regarded as the godfather of Taliban and his role in possible peace talks with the organisation was sought by Afghan officials recently. He was the head of the Haqqani madrasa where ...

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