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IS issues guidelines on how to be 'ultimate wives of jihad'

Woman should never undertake combat roles and can contribute to jihad through 'feminine manual labour' such as cooking for and nursing fighters, according to guidelines issued by the dreaded IS militant group on how to be 'ultimate wives of jihad'. Reuters file photo

Woman should never undertake combat roles and can contribute to jihad through 'feminine manual labour' such as cooking for and nursing fighters...

Malaysian state orders headscarves for women workers in market

All Muslim women employees in supermarkets, food outlets and other business centres in a Malaysian state have been ordered to wear headscarves or face a fine, triggering yet another controversy in this multi- ethnic Muslim majority country. PTI file photo for representational purpose only

All Muslim women employees in supermarkets, food outlets and other business centres in a Malaysian state have been ordered to wear...

PIA took 34 Indian passengers to a Pak hotel without visa: FIA

Pakistan's national carrier PIA allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they did not have a Pakistani visa, prompting authorities to launch a probe. Reuters file photo for representational purpsoe only

Pakistan's national carrier PIA allegedly took 34 Indian transit passengers to a hotel in Lahore to stay for a night though they...

Myanmar may amend constitution barring Suu Kyi from presidency

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi smiles during a meeting at the presidential palace at Naypyitaw. Reuters photo

Myanmar's parliament will consider amending the country's constitution - which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

Pak PM seeks revision of syllabus to instill democratic values

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed authorities to make essential changes in the curriculum of schools, colleges and universities to instill values of constitutionalism and democracy in the country ruled by the military for over half of its history. Reuters

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed authorities to make essential changes in the curriculum of schools, colleges and universities ...

Sikh group criticises compensation to kin of 1984 riot victims

A Sikh rights group has criticised India's decision to give Rs five lakh each to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims......

Zoo in Chile lets the brave tickle a lion's tummy

Dare ya, double dare ya, to tickle a lion's belly. Or touch his menacing claws. A zoo in Chile gives thrill seekers a chance to do just that, albeit while comfy and snug in the safety of a cage mounted on a safari truck. PTI file photo for representational purpose

Dare ya, double dare ya, to tickle a lion's belly. Or touch his menacing claws. A zoo in Chile gives thrill seekers a chance to...

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1984 file photo, Warren Anderson, the head of Union Carbide Corp. at the time of the gas leak from its plant in Bhopal in India, speaks in Danbury, Conn. An Indian court on Monday, June 7, 2010 convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary, not including Anderson, of

Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 ...

Four die as plane crashes into building in US

Smoke billows from a building at at Mid-Continent Airport shortly after a twin-turbo airplane crashed into a building, killing several people, including the pilot in Wichita, Kansas October 30, 2014. A small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday morning, killing at least four people, injuring five and setting off an explosion and fire, officials said. REUTERS

At least four people died when a small plane crashed into a building near the Wichita, Kansas, airport in the US, media reported.

India votes against UN draft resolutions on NPT

DH Illustration- for representation

India has voted against the provisions of draft resolutions that would have required it to accede to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)...

Indian American duo charged in $5.8 mn debit card scam

Two Indian Americans have been charged with conspiring to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as part of a scam running into over $5.8 million. DH file photo. For representation purpose

Two Indian Americans have been charged with conspiring to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as part...

India should do more to maintain peace in border areas: China

Raising objections to India's plans to establish 54 new border posts along the border in Arunachal Pradesh, the Chinese military today said that India should shun moves that 'may further complicate the situation' and do more to maintain peace in the 'disputed area'. PTI file photo

Raising objections to India's plans to establish 54 new border posts along the border in Arunachal Pradesh, the Chinese military...

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A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

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