Sri Lanka is planning to ban Madrasas and even wearing burqas to prevent spread of extremism in the island nation.
The IS-inspired Easter terror bombings in Sri Lanka was attributed to a local Islamist radical network and the government temporarily banned the face veil using emergency laws.
Some sections criticised the move then for ‘targeting’ the women of the community that had not only condemned the attacks but also provided evidence that investigators said was crucial to their probe.
The announcement on the burqa ban comes after a year-long controversy over the government’s policy of mandatory cremation of COVID-19 victims, based on unsubstantiated claims that the bodies would contaminate ground water.
Mumbai won the Vijay Hazare title triumph with a crushing six-wicket victory over Uttar Pradesh in one of the most lopsided finals.
During the course of the tournament, Prithvi Shaw scored over 800 runs in the tournament edition, becoming the only player to achieve the feat. He slammed as many as 4 hundreds.
The Vijay Hazare Trophywas started in 2002-03 as a limited-overs cricket domestic competition involving state teams from the Ranji Trophy plates. It is named after the legendary Indian cricketer Vijay Hazare.
Tamil Nadu's Chadalavada Anandha Bhavani Devi scripted history as she became the first-ever fencer from India to quality for Olympic Games. Bhavani secured a spot for the Tokyo Olympics at the World Cup in Hungary.
The fencer secured a spot in the World Cup in Hungary after the hosts lost in the quarterfinals of the team event, allowing South Korea to progress to the semi-final.
Bhavani Devi qualifies through the Adjusted Official Ranking (AOR) Method. Two individual spots were up for grabs for the Asia and Oceania region based on the World Rankings as of April 5, 2021. She is ranked 45th and occupies one of the two available slots based on the ranking.