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‘Islamic doll’ for children launched in Britain with no FACE in line with strict Sharia rules on depiction of prophet and his contemporaries

A doll with no facial features has been launched for Muslim children in line with Islamic rules about avoiding the depiction of faces.The featureless toy comes dressed in a hijab and red dress but has no eyes, nose or mouth. It has been designed to comply with strict Muslim teachings which rule against the representation […]

Texas cop uses a stun gun on a 76-year-old driver he pulled over for a nonexistent inspection violation

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  A police officer from Victoria, Tex., was placed on administrative leave on Friday after he used a stun gun on a 76-year-old driver he had pulled over for driving a car with an expired inspection sticker. Dashboard camera video shows the officer, Nathanial Robinson, tackling Pete Vasquez to the ground in an attempt to handcuff him. […]

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Delhi Police beefs up security in capital in wake of Sydney hostage crisis

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New Delhi(ANI): Following the ongoing hostage crisis in Sydney, the Delhi Police on Monday beefed up the security in the national capital and stated that it was alert to any threats to the city’s safety. “We are always alert to the security needs of the city, and all the necessary steps have been taken to […]

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370 die in clinical trials, just 21 compensations in 2 years, shows government data

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New Delhi(PTI): A total of 370 persons have reportedly died during clinical trials in India since February 2013, but compensation have been paid in only 21 cases, according to government data. According to a senior official from the Union Health Ministry, these 370 deaths were examined by a regulatory panel on clinical trials out of […]

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No school on Christmas? TOI not doing the ‘misleading’

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NAGPUR,Abhishek Choudhari(TNN): Referring to a TOI report that drew attention to a circular issued by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti to its schools urging them to conduct certain activities on December 25, thus raising questions as to whether December 25 would be a holiday for Christmas, the Union HRD minister Smriti Irani denied on Monday that […]

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Selfstyled Godman Rampal’s sister and 4 others arrested in Hisar

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Hisar(PTI): The sister of controversial ‘godman’ Rampal and four others, including two women, have been arrested in Hisar in connection with the standoff between the preacher’s followers and the police last month during which five women and a child had died, police said on Monday. Rampal’s sister Rajkala and her two companions Savitri and Poonam […]

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SpiceJet request for government help to be put before PMO

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Suffering a total liability of about Rs 2,000 crore, beleaguered no-frill carrier SpiceJet today approached the government and sought urgent financial help to run its daily operations. Top officials of the airline met Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma and made the plea for “urgent relief”. The minister said any such decision could […]

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Dick Cheney says US will approve ‘CIA’s brutal interrogation programme’ again without hesitation

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Washington( ANI): Former Vice President Dick Cheney has reportedly gone on record to say that despite the outrage courted by a recent Senate committee report on interrogation and detention programme employed by the Central Investigative Agency (CIA) after 9/11 attack, he would still authorize the programme again without any hesitation. Cheney said that the tactics […]

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SAD to extend ‘unconditional support’ to BJP in Jammu and Kashmir polls

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Jammu(PTI): Giving boost to BJP ahead of the final phase of the Assembly polls, the Shiromani Akali Dal has decided to extended “unconditional support” to the party in the elections and appealed to the Sikh community to vote for candidates of the saffron party, the SAD here said on Monday. “The Shiromani Akali Dal has […]

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Opposition Parties demands PM Narendra Modi’s statement on conversion row

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New Delhi(PTI): The opposition on Monday made a vociferous demand for a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the conversion row and a controversial statement made by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on the Ayodhya issue. CPI-M leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sitaram Yechury said despite the Prime Minister’s disapproval of Union Minister Niranjan Jyoti’s […]

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