Love Jihad Reversed! Hindu girl wants Muslim lover to convert before marriage Society 

Love Jihad Reversed! Hindu girl wants Muslim lover to convert before marriage

Jodhpur: A 20-year-old Hindu girl from Jodhpur has refused to marry her Muslim boyfriend until he changes his religion to Hinduism. Pooja Joshi, an undergraduate, had eloped with Mohsin Khan, a taxi driver, on Sunday, following which her family filed a missing complaint. After a tip-off, the police brought back the couple from Bikaner to Jodhpur police station on Tuesday. Supporters of some Hindu groups along with the girl’s family members gathered at the police station. The crowd raised slogans alleging that this was a case of ‘love jihad’ and…

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Congress party president elections 'rigged', says Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla Current Affairs 

Congress party president elections ‘rigged’, says Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla

New Delhi: Maharashtra Congress secretary Shehzad Poonawalla questioned the process to elect party president, calling it “rigged” on Wednesday. While talking to news agency ANI, Poonawalla said, “I have got info that the delegates who are going to vote for the party president elections are fixed, its rigged. They have been appointed for their loyalty.” The grand old party leader said Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi must first resign from his post. Poonawalla said he would also contest the election if it was conducted in a “genuine” manner. He also wrote…

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Grandson of Nizam disappointed over not being invited for gala dinner at Falaknuma Palace Current Affairs 

Grandson of Nizam disappointed over not being invited for gala dinner at Falaknuma Palace

Hyderabad: The daughter of the United States President, Donald Trump and his advisor, Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with 99 dignitaries dined at the 101 Dining Hall at the Taj Falaknuma on Tuesday evening. Prime Minister hosted the dinner for the delegates of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was also present for the dinner. A separate dinner was arranged for around 1,500 delegates of the GES on the lawns of the palace. Taj Falaknuma Palace is all set to host the delegates…

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Saudi Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah released after $1 Billion Deal, Official Says Current Affairs 

Saudi Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah released after $1 Billion Deal, Official Says

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has released Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, one of the senior Saudi royals detained three weeks ago in an anti-corruption crackdown, after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with authorities paying more than $1 billion, an official involved in the anti-graft campaign said on Tuesday. Prince Miteb was among dozens of royal family members, ministers and current and former senior officials who were rounded up in a graft inquiry at least partly aimed at strengthening the power of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. An official on condition of anonymity…

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Gul Bootey magazine to conduct personality grooming classes for 150 Govandi students Society 

Gul Bootey magazine to conduct personality grooming classes for 150 Govandi students

Mumbai: Gul Bootey, Urdu monthly children magazine has started a personality development program named “Taleem ka Khawab, Tabeer ki Taleem” (Dream of Education, Meaning of Education) to give students an opportunity to gain more exposure. As a part of the initiative, 150 Urdu medium students studying in 6th std. to 9th std. from Govandi have been selected through Gul Bootey Enterance Exam. The inaugural function was held at Shivaji Nagar Municipal School No.2 on Saturday. Pune based Motivational Speaker Syed Saeed Ahmed delivered a talk on personality development. Renowned Urdu…

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Pakistan Law Minister resigns; Islamabad stand-off ends Current Affairs 

Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns; Islamabad stand-off ends

Islamabad: Pakistan’s federal law Minister Zahid Hamid has resigned following the demand made by thousands of anti-blasphemy protesters, state broadcaster said on Monday. The protesters had staged sit-in in the capital for about three weeks demanding removal of Mr. Hamid for changes in a law related to the Khatm-e-Nabuwwat (finality of Prohpethood) oath in the Elections Act 2017. They alleged the action undermined Islamic beliefs and linked it to blasphemy. “On the assurance of the Chief of Army Staff, we are calling off the sit-in,” Tehreek-e-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR)…

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Safety measures intensified in Valpoi Goa for Kaysanur Forest disease (KFD) Current Affairs 

Safety measures intensified in Valpoi Goa for Kaysanur Forest disease (KFD)

Valpoi, Goa: An advocacy meeting to intensify safety measure on Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), also called monkey fever was held on Friday at Community Health Centre in Valpoi, Goa. Different stake holders discussed the effective measures to prevent the spread of disease in Sattari taluka. KFD, a viral, haemorrhagic fever spreads through infected ticks. Monkeys that are exposed to the infected ticks contract the disease hence called as monkey fever. People living in jungle areas are more prone to this ailment. In 2015, when the disease was first detected in…

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70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema unfolded from Nov 25 in Bhopal Culture 

70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema unfolded from Nov 25 in Bhopal

Bhopal: The three-day 70th annual Aalami Tablighi Jamat Ijtema (International Islamic congregation) unfolded in Bhopal on Saturday Nov 25. The congregation is said to be the third largest for Muslims after the Haj gathering in Makkah and Bishwa Tablighi Ijtima in Bangladesh. The annual congregation draws several lakh Muslims from all over the globe. A marquee over 60 acres of land and parking space of 200 acres has come up at the ijtima site which is about 12 kilometres on the northern outskirts of Bhopal in Eintkhedi village. Tablighi Jamaat…

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Corruption, private practice charges dropped against Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan Current Affairs 

Corruption, private practice charges dropped against Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan

Gorakhpur, UP: Gorakhpur police have dropped several charges including corruption and private practice against Dr Kafeel Ahmed Khan, the head of the encephalitis ward and a pediatrician BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur. Dr Khan one of the nine accused in the deaths of 33 infants’ at the Medical College between August 10 and 11. After the state government’s nod, the Gorakhpur Police filed charge sheet against Medical College Principal Dr Rajiv Mishra and Dr Kafeel Ahmad Khan. The Gorakhpur Police had also filed charge sheets against Dr Purnima Shukla, former…

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First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants Society 

First late night arrest over D voter suspicion, Now threatened by unknown miscreants

Guwahati: Recently many cases in which genuine Indian citizens have been harassed in the name of doubtful voters (D voter) in Assam came to the forefront. Marzina Begum – resident of Goalpara district was one of them; she was wrongly arrested as being a D voter in Nov 2016. After spending 8 months in Detention camp and almost a year-long legal battle, Guwahati High Court declared her Indian citizen in July 2017. Later, she filed a petition for compensation of Rs 1 crore after her release. The petition was filed…

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