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NHRC notice to Manipur govt for Irom's detention

The commission,which visited the activist in Imphal last month,has questioned the fact that Sharmila is not allowed to meet any member of the public.

Many countries impose restrictions on Muslim veils

A quick look at different regulations and restrictions imposed on the Muslim veil by different countries.


China's heir apparent Xi feted in Washington

China informed the U.S. it would move forward with tax reforms this year that would increase imports.

Restrictions on media lifted in Kashmir

Restrictions on movement of media persons in the wake of curfew in Srinagar were lifted by the J-K govt which issued fresh curfew passes to them.

400k out of work as Russian gambling halls shut down in most cities

Tens of thousands of casinos,slot-machine parlours and gambling halls across Russia shut down,complying with sweeping new restrictions.

Cuba wants end to embargo,not charity: Fidel

Fidel Castro called for an end to the US embargo and said Cuba was not asking for 'charity',hours after US lifted curbs on travel and money transfers to Cuba.


Taliban slays teacher for not hiking 'salwar' above ankles

A teacher who once fought as a mujahideen against Soviet occupation forces in Afghanistan has been gunned down in Swat.

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Roorkee: Madrassa bans mobile phones

Roorkee, Jan 25 (ANI): A Madrassa in Roorkee has banned the use of social media and mobile phones to put a check on extremism. The imam of the madrassa Imamdul Islam, also imposed restrictions on the use of the internet. He said there was a need to exercise restraint on the use of social media. The madrassa's move over the ban on usage of mobile phones has come up after a suspect was arrested from Haridwar in connection with the recent Pathankot airbase attack.