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India and Pakistan crack down on Muslim group emerging as COVID-19 cluster

NEW DELHI/LAHORE, Pakistan: India and Pakistan sealed off centers belonging to a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and began investigating how many coronavirus cases were linked to its activities. Tablighi Jamaat is a Deobandi Sunni Muslim missionary movement that preaches

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Modi seeks ‘forgiveness’ from India’s poor over coronavirus lockdown

MUMBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation’s poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and criticism mounts about a lack of adequate planning ahead of the decision. Modi

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PM Modi’s India shutdown is an unprecedented gamble

Since 2016, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at a prime-time television address that he was withdrawing most of India’s currency overnight, such speeches have been preceded by wild speculation. Modi’s message on Tuesday evening was even starker than most

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India executes four men for brutal 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

NEW DELHI: India hanged four men on Friday who were convicted for the rape and murder of a young woman on a bus in New Delhi in 2012, in a case that shocked the world and shamed the country over

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Indian tourists stuck in Bali, Kuala Lumpur and Uzbekistan cries for help

The total number of novel coronavirus-positive cases in India has risen to 169. Three fatalities have also been registered. Italy has lost 2,500 people to Covid-19 and these numbers don’t seem to be slowing down. The novel coronavirus has impacted

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Uniphore launches three systems that enhance users daily lives

PUCHONG: In this era of rapid technological advancement, everyone prefer to use apps or tech systems for many things; such as paying bills and sending an inquiry. With this in mind, tech giant Uniphore had launched three products which would

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The financial blow of the Coronavirus on businesses and events

PUCHONG: Government should take immediate action as most of the businesses are facing a huge loss due to COVID-19, said My Events International Founder/president, Shahul Hameed Dawood. As events are cancelled because of COVID-19, event planning industry takes hit as

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An earnest appeal to the Muslim leaders worldwide

Our Muslim brothers and sisters in New Delhi, India are being tortured, murdered and sexually abused for holding peaceful protests against the unjust Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Muslims are being beaten up until their faces are bloodied beyond recognition, and

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India’s top court orders equal roles for women in army

NEW DELHI: India’s top court ruled yesterday that women could serve as army commanders, dismissing the government’s stance that male soldiers were not ready to accept orders from female officers as “disturbing”. The Supreme Court also ordered the government to

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Sarawak MATTA targets more tourists from India this year

KUCHING: The Sarawak Chapter of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is aiming to attract more Indian tourists to the state this year, said its chairman Lina Tsen Pei Tsin today. She said this effort was aimed

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