The influential Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom Deoband, has issued a ‘fatwa’ (edict) asking Muslims not to post their pictures on social media, days after suggesting that women should not trim their hair and eyebrows for “better looks”.
The government has decided to give a major push to Wi-Fi deployment across the length and breadth of the country and will facilitate the setting up of as many as 7.5 lakh public-internet hotpots by the end of next year.
Months after getting a two-year extension, solicitor general Ranjit Kumar on Friday resigned from the second most important law officer’s post, after the attorney general, citing health issues in his family requiring him to devote more time at home.
In what could boost National Investigation Agency’s probe into cases of Islamic State operatives of Indian origin, Karen Aisha Hamidon — named in radicalisation of Indian recruits — has been arrested in the Philippines.
India has topped the list of countries with the most pollution-related deaths in 2015, with 2.5 million mortalities linked to air, water and other types of pollution, a latest report by international journal Lancet shows.