Mansoor Khan, kingpin of IMA ponzi scam granted bail by Karnataka HC.

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday granted bail to IMA Jewels Founder and Managing Director Mansoor Khan, the prime accused in the ponzi scheme. Mansoor has been in jail since July, 2019 when he was first arrested by officials of the Enforcement Directorate. According to reports, his bail conditions include submitting his passport, and furnishing a bond of Rs 5 lakh. As widely reported, Mansoor is the kingpin of the scam that has affected 40,000 investors, many of whom are middle and lower-middle...

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India ‘strongly deplores’ attacks on Macron for tough stance on radical Islam.

India on Wednesday strongly deplored the personal attacks against French President Emmanuel Macron following his tough stance on radical Islam, calling it a violation of the most basic standards of international discourse.In a strongly-worded statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) also condemned the brutal terrorist attack that took the life of a French teacher in a gruesome manner and asserted that there is no justification for terrorism for any reason or under any circumstance.“We...

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Pakistani clerics give approval to Hindu temple construction.

Pakistan’s state-run council of clerics, which advises the government on religious issues, gave its approval Wednesday to the construction of a new temple for minority Hindus, ruling Islamic law allows them a place of worship.Lal Malhi, a prominent Hindu leader who is also a member of parliament, applauded the ruling but noted the council also recommended the government not spend public funds directly on the construction of private places of worship.The decision by the Council of Islamic Ideology...

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‘Demonstrate neutrality’: Congress welcomes Facebook’s India leadership change.

The Congress on Wednesday asked Facebook to demonstrate its neutrality with a thorough revamp of its institutional processes, and also outline steps taken to curb the “spread of false, polarising and hate content” on its platform.It welcomed the change in Facebook India’s leadership team after the resignation of its head of policy, Ankhi Das, but added the matter will not be resolved by just changing one individual.The Congress in August wrote to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and called for an inquiry...

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Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel passes away at 92; PM Modi condoles death.

Former chief minister of Gujarat Keshubhai Patel passed away on Thursday at the age of 92. He had tested positive for coronavirus last month and was admitted at a hospital in Ahmedabad.Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled his death on Twitter.“Our beloved and respected Keshubhai has passed away…I am deeply pained and saddened. He was an outstanding leader who cared for every section of society. His life was devoted towards the progress of Gujarat and the empowerment of every Gujarati,” he tweeted.“Keshubhai...

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Kuwait: 818 Indians dead within 6 months.

There has been a high increase in the mortality rate of Indians in Kuwait. 818 Indians lost their lives within 6 months, from April to September, according to the statistics released by Indian Embassy in Kuwait.The numbers are high when compared to previous years and the highest to be recorded ever. The average number of deaths in previous years were from 450 to 500 per year. But in 2020, within 6 months the deaths havealready gone past 800. This statistics also include the Covid-19 deaths. But as the Kuwait...

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‘Lack of competency assessment on integrated systems for SY 2019-2020’.

Sources warn loss of financial, administrative rightsMore than 23,000 employees in the six educational areas do not have a competency assessment on the integrated systems for the 2019/2020 academic year, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources.They affirmed that most of the people who are not included in the assessment are working in schools at all educational levels. The sources indicated that the concerned sectors such as Public Education, Administration and Information Systems Management...

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Britain to strengthen economic ties with India and invest in Covid-19 study on South Asians.

Britain and India agreed to strengthen economic ties on Wednesday and research the effects of Covid-19 on South Asian populations, as the UK looks to boost jobs and investment ahead of its exit from the European Union. The UK's economic and financial relationship with India has never been more important with the global challenges we face.Rishi Sunak, UK finance ministerThe agreement centred on financial services, infrastructure and tackling climate change on sustainable finance, as well a commitment...

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IMA Ladies Wing hosts Breast Cancer webinar in coordination with Indian Doctors Forum – Kuwait.

[gallery order="DESC" ids="78367,78366"]Under the patronage of Ministry of Awqaf (Kuwait), Ladies Wing of Indian Muslim Association conducted a webinar on Breast Cancer Awareness with a renowned medical Doctor,  Dr. Susovana Sujit Nair, a community secretory of IDF, on 17th October 2020 at 6 PM.The President of IDF Dr. Amir Ahmad gave a short Inaugural speech. In which, he appreciated the efforts and steps taken by IMA - Ladies Wing for the awareness program on Breast Cancer. The keynote speaker...

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India extends $1 bn credit line to Central Asian countries for priority projects.

India on Wednesday extended a $1-billion line of credit to Central Asian countries for priority projects in connectivity, energy, IT and health care, with the move being perceived as part of New Delhi’s efforts to boost its role as a transparent development partner.The line of credit was welcomed by ministers of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan during the second meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue held via video conference under the chairmanship of external...

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