Instant divorce is criminal offence

India’s parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial law against the practice of “instant divorce” or “triple talaq” in Muslim families, making it a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison. This uncivil practice is ban in many Muslim countries. Triple Talaq or instant divorce has been banned in Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Malaysia,Continue reading “Instant divorce is criminal offence”

Abu Dhabi Named as One of the World’s Most Cultural Cities by Skyscanner

  Emirate listed as one of the globe’s ‘capitals of culture’ by renowned travel fare website All India, 30th July 2019:  Abu Dhabi has been singled out as one of the most cultural cities in the world in a recent online list compiled by Skyscanner, the popular travel fare website.The UAE capital made the exclusive listContinue reading “Abu Dhabi Named as One of the World’s Most Cultural Cities by Skyscanner”

Promotion of film Khandaani Shafakhana

Sonakshi Sinha, Badshah, and Varun Sharma witnessed promoting their upcoming movieKhandaani Shafakhanain National Capital Today, Sonakshi Sinha, Badshah, and Varun Sharma came to New Delhi for the promotion of their upcoming movie Khandaani Shafakhana. The event was held at Le Meridien, New Delhi. The upcoming movie is a comedy-drama film directed by Shilpi Dasgupta andContinue reading “Promotion of film Khandaani Shafakhana”

India export opportunities in China, US

India has immense opportunities of export in the markets of China and United States in the situation arising out of US- China trade stand off.  Minister of State for Commerce and Industries Som Prakash said this while speaking at the interactive session of Federation of Export Organizations at New Delhi today.  The Minister said, thatContinue reading “India export opportunities in China, US”

Sri Lankan exempts visa fee to Indian tourists

Indian tourists exempted from visa fees by Sri Lankan govt India is among 48 countries whose citizens have been exempted from visa fees for tourism purposes by Sri Lankan government with effect from tomorrow. The decision was announced today during a media conference in Colombo.  Speaking on the occasion, tourism minister John Amaratunga said visaContinue reading “Sri Lankan exempts visa fee to Indian tourists”

Nankana Sahib celebrations

Pakistan on Tuesday welcomed a special delegation of around 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims to the country to participate in the inaugural ceremony of celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib. A special jatha (caravan) of around 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims crossed over to Pakistan through the Wagah border toContinue reading “Nankana Sahib celebrations”

Book Launch and Seminar

THE RAZA FOUNDATION and NIYOGI BOOKS  invite you to the launch of The Great Mysore Bhagāvata Complete Study of a Manuscript from the Binney Collection in The San Diego Museum of Art The Book Release will be followed by a talk on:  A Canopy of Arrows; A Mountain on Fire Great Images from a Bhagāvata Purāna of the MysoreContinue reading “Book Launch and Seminar”

US ‘working hard’ with India

US ‘working hard’ with India to help grow its economy: Pompeo United State is working hard with the Indian government to provide India with opportunities to grow its economy as a part of the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific strategy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday in response to a question. Pompeo’s remarks come weeks afterContinue reading “US ‘working hard’ with India”

BCCI suspends Prithvi Shaw

BCCI suspends Prithvi Shaw for doping violation @PrithviShawIndian Test opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) till November 15, 2019, for a doping violation. According to a BCCI release, Shaw had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups. Mr ShawContinue reading “BCCI suspends Prithvi Shaw”

RBI Ease External Commercial fund

RBI relaxes External Commercial Borrowing norms for corporates, non-banking lenders On more liquidity easing measures, the Reserve Bank has liberalised the end-use stipulations for the External Commercial Borrowings both for corporates as well as liquidity starved non-banking lenders. The central bank in a statement yesterday said that liberalisation will be applicable to ECBs taken forContinue reading “RBI Ease External Commercial fund”