A French appeals court has upheld a ruling denying an Algerian woman citizenship after she refused to shake the hand of a senior official. The woman, who has not been named, said her “religious beliefs” prevented her from shaking the hand of the male official in the citizenship ceremony.
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Law and Order Minister, Ranjitha Madduma Bandara, on Friday said that additional police posts would be set up in all tourist hot spots across the island after a it was shed to light that a group of tourists were sexually assaulted in Mirissa, in Southern Sri Lanka, recently. […]
Sri Lankan Police, on Friday said the Interpol had issued a ‘Red Notice’ on the island’s former Central Bank Governor, Arjuna Mahendran, over a treasury bond scam which costed millions of dollars to the country’s coffers.
Indian Opposition parties led by the Congress on Friday moved a motion of impeachment against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. This is the first time in history that such a move has been initiated against the top judge of the apex court. The motion has five points
Shruti Bhave is an emerging versatile Indian violinist and singer with a base in Indian classical music. But her interests include Western classical, Jazz and folk music. The song was originally sung in the film by Pakistan’s Atif Aslam. Music is by Vishal-Shekhar and the orchestral support is provided by Jullius Packiam.
Indian authorities, starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, should pay more attention to women in the country, Christine Lagarde, IMF chief, told a media conference in Washington on Thursday. This is the second time in four months that Legarde has called out PM Modi on the condition of women in the country.
India may finally be able to acquire armed drones from the United States that could transform the capabilities of the armed forces not just in strike operations against China and Pakistan over land and sea but also in operations against terrorists.
Colombo, April 20 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Transport Ministry, on Friday said it had been made obligatory for all three wheel services in the island country to fix a meter and issue a receipt at the end of the trip. The new rule had been announced on April 1, but a two week grace period had […]
Many of the claims of the Hindutva brigade about the achievements of ancient Hindu science are ludicrous. But not all can be dismissed as trash as the modernists and rationalists do, say Dr. Shashi Tharoor and Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
The Maldivian government on Sunday rejected the UNHRC’s observations and recommendations in regard to former President Mohamed Nasheed and asserted that it had followed the law and the constitution to the letter, and that there is no way that Nasheed can be released and made eligible to contest the next election.