CAA will be implemented after COVID-19 vaccination ends: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday said the process of granting Indian citizenship to refugees under the CAA, including to the Matua community of West Bengal, will begin once the process of COVID vaccination has ended. Accusing the opposition parties of misleading the minorities about the Citizenship (amendment) Act, he said its implementation will not impact the citizenship status of Indian minorities. Shah said the Modi government had in 2018 promised it will bring in a new citizenship law and kept it when the BJP was voted to power in…

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Why the Bhagya Laxmi temple is a Carbuncle to the beauty of Charminar !

Although the word (Char) in Urdu symbolizes the numeral Four, and (Minars) as Minarets, which the icon of Hyderabad Charminar holds high. But it’s the English word that gets accentuated out of Charminar is “Charm”. Reminiscing its grandeur and beauty, one can simply awe at the magnificent sight of the structure, which is an adornment to the city of Hyderabad. Built by Quli Qutub Shah, of the Qutub Shahi Dynasty in the 16th century. The Indo Saracenic style monument was erected to commemorate the beginning of the second Islamic millennium…

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Meet Sarah Al Amiri, the woman behind UAE’s Mars mission

New Delhi: UAE has successfully inserted a spacecraft into orbit around Mars in its first attempt. The spacecraft that was launched on 19 July 2020 reached Mars on 9 February. With this mission, named Hope Probe Mars mission, UAE became fifth country to achieve the feat after the US, the Soviet Union, Europe and India. Sarah Al Amiri, 33, Minister of State for Advanced Sciences led the science mission as the deputy project manager. is also the chairperson of UAE’s space agency Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre, which developed the Hope orbiter…

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Saudi Arabia releases woman activist after three years in jail

Sentenced to over 5 years in prison, Al-Hathloul released after almost 3 years behind bars RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: The Saudi authorities on Wednesday released women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul after she spent almost three years in prison, according to her sister. “Loujain al-Hathloul at home after 1,001 days in prison,” her sister Lina wrote on Twitter. She, however, did not give further details over the release of the Saudi activist. Her arrest was condemned by many international rights groups which repeatedly urged the Saudi authorities to release her. The Saudi authorities…

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Muslim groups in France pressured to sign bill prepared by Macron administration

Paris: Muslim groups in France are under pressure for refusing to sign the “charter of principles” of Islam pushed by President Emmanuel Macron, several representatives said Wednesday. Chairman of the Confederation Islamique Milli Gorus France (CIMG), Fatih Sarikir, told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the group is determined not to sign the bill unless certain changes are made. Sarikir said that his group expected the government to include the heads of all mosques and associations in the process. He said despite their suggestions and criticisms about the bill, its name was changed…

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