Monday, 29 November 2021

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French Senate approves controversial headscarf ban bill

PARIS: French Senate approved a controversial bill banning mothers of children from wearing Muslim headscarf during school trips. A total of 163 senators voted in favor of the bill while 114 voted against. The bill also needs to be approved by the National Assembly, to enter into effect. But as ...

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Javed Akhtar faces backlash as he seeks ban on women’s veil

BOLLYWOOD: Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar has been in hot water for his controversial statement on women’s veil. He said he is not against enacting a law banning the burqa if it was accompanied with a similar action against the ‘ghoonghat’ system prevalent among women largely in Indian region Rajasthan. He ...

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China denies banning Australian coal

BEIJING: The Chinese Foreign Ministry has denied reports of putting restrictions on coal shipments from Australia. Delays in handling coal imports were due to stepped up inspections to protect the environment, it said. “In recent years, China Customs has found that some of the imported coal didn’t meet our environmental ...

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