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Muslim Body Files Affidavit In Response To SC’s Petition On Restrictions On Muslim Women Entering Mosques

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board told the Supreme Court that women were not prohibited from entering mosques under Islamic tenets. The AIMPLB was responding to a notice served by the SC on the petition filed by Yasmeen Peerzade and others.

SC petition on entry of Muslim women in mosques

Las October, the Supreme Court allowed a petition related to the restrictions over entering of Muslim women in mosques. The petition read that it was unconstitutional to restrict entry of women in mosques and it constituted a violation of their fundamental right to life, equality and gender justice.The petition asked the court that the Muslim women shouldn’t be treated with separate entries, exits and praying areas.

AIMPLB filed affidavit in response to the petition

It said that Islam permitted entry of women into mosques and that it wasn’t mandatory for them to attend Friday prayers or congregational prayers. It further said that there was no restriction on women and men praying together.

The board maintained that the court had no jurisdiction to restrain “fatwa”. It said that the sanctity of “fatwa” was based on the opinion based on the … Read the rest

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Asia Cup 2020: India Won’t Play In Pakistan

BCCI said that it has little objection in PCB hosting Asia Cup but Indian cricket team won’t go to Pakistan for the tournament. The Asia Cup is scheduled in September this year and it is considered important for World Cup preparation.

India won’t play in Pakistan

BCCI said that the Asia Cup should be neutral because it wasn’t an option to go to Pakistan for playing. A senior BCCI official said that hosting was never an issue with India because the venue should be neutral. And it was important because India won’t play in Pakistan.

The official made it clear that the present conditions didn’t allow India to go to Pakistan for playing. There were little chances of India going to Pakistan to take part in a multi-national tournament. If the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) wanted to go ahead without India then it could. Bur if ACC wanted India to take part in Asia Cup then it had to be held outside Pakistan.

Asia Cup

In 2018, India was hosting Asia Cup but had to shift to UAE due to visa issues with Pakistani cricketers. BCCI hosted Asia Cup in … Read the rest

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India Beat Australia

Australia was defeated by Indian cricket team in the Super League quarter-final 1 of the ICC U-19 World Cup. India batted first and set the target of 233/9 in 50 overs. But Australian team failed to chase the target in record time.

Indian batting

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar helped India set a big score for Australia. Together they accumulated 117 runs. Jaiswal made 62 runs and Ankolekar made 55 runs and remained not out. India lost wickets at regular intervals but the batting side was strong enough to make a challenging score. There was a time when India was reduced to 144/6.

Yashasvi Jaiswal

He put a brave foot before Australian team that bowled well. He looked terrific while smashing Australian bowlers. He delivered six 4s and to 6s in 82 deliveries and made 62 runs. It was his third 50 in the tournament. He made 59, 29, 57 and 62 in the tournament. But his biggest strength was that he remained unmoved by the regular fall of wickets at the other end.

Atharva Ankolekar

After the dismissal of Jaiswao, Atharva took the bold stand of making … Read the rest

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Rajinikanth Got Scratched With Little Thorns While Shooting With Bear Grylls In Mysore

Superstar Rajinikanth and Thalaivaa said he was alright as news of his getting injured while shooting for adventurer Bear Grylls’ survival show “Man vs Wild”. He said that there were only some scratches and no major injury.

Bear Grylls shooting with Rajinikanth

The Superstar was shooting for a special episode of “Man vs Wild” when he was scratched after coming into contact with little thorns in Mysore forests around Karnataka. After the shoot, he talked to reporters at the Chennai airport and said that he only received some scratches and no wounds.

Rajinikanth is the second Indian personality after Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be featured on the popular adventure show on Discovery. PM Modi appeared on the show in 2019 August.

PM Modi on Man vs Wild

Bear Grylls walked with Modi (68) in his popular adventure show “Man vs Wild” in a National Park in Uttarakhand in August last year. Narendra Modi even shared a ride on a makeshift boat with Bear Grylls at the park. In the episode, PM Modi shared stories about his humble beginning as a son of a tea-seller. Also, he told about … Read the rest

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Dream11 Lists $550MN Investment Ahead Of IPL

Deam11, the Mumbai-based fantasy gaming startup, is raising fresh funds to the tune of $500 MN. And it is expected to get the funds before the Indian Premier League starts. Tiger Global could become its largest investor so far.

Dream11 funding

According to an unconfirmed report, Tiger Global would buy new as well as secondary shares from the company’s existing shareholders like Kalaari Capital, Think investment and private equity firm Multiples. But Dream11 is tightlipped over the investment.

Previous year, its founder BhavitSheth its user base had increased at CGAR of 230%. He further said that during IPL 2018, the company had 1MN concurrent users and that the expected to the users would increase to 2-3MN in the 2019.

Dream11 history

Harsh Jain and BhavitSheth founded Dream11 in 2008 with the aim of offering games of skills in cricket, football, kabaddi and National Basketball Association (NBA). The company was growing fast but its owners said that they wanted to focus only on Indian market.

Jain said that the company attempted to capture overseas markets like the US but it was found that any attempt … Read the rest

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Grammys 2020: Priyanka Chopra Stole The Show With Jonas Brothers

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas became the best photo-couple on the occasion of the Grammys 2020. It was the 62nd edition of music’s biggest awards night at Los Angeles’ Staples Centre when Priyanka Chopra made a head turning entry with her husband Nick Jonas. But they weren’t the only Jonas couples in the event.

Priyanka Chopra’s Grammy dress

It was Priyanka Chopra that consumed limelight. Her dress and accessories soon went viral on social media. She arrived dressed in a plunging neck-line for the red-carpet customary photo-op. Styled with a sleek and neat hairdo, she also accessorized with sparkling earrings and a crystal stud on her belly button.

Jonas brothers

Nick Jonas was joined by his brothers – Kevin Jonas was accompanied by wife Danielle while Joe Jonas was joined by wife Sophie Turner. The Jonas brothers were there to made the night to be remembered with their performance. They had a Grammy nomination for Sucker.

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