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Investors register their complaints against IMA (I Monetary Advisory) jewellery fraud at a temporary police post set up at Shivajinagar, in Bengaluru on June 12.(PTI)

With no official nod for halal funds, money scams arise

By Manoj R Nair | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 11:57 PM IST
Some finance experts have been campaigning for the formal recognition of Islamic banking, arguing that it will bring more Muslims into the financial mainstream
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The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code -- which also prescribes amputation of a hand and foot for theft -- next Wednesday.(AFP File Photo)
The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code -- which also prescribes amputation of a hand and foot for theft -- next Wednesday.(AFP File Photo)

Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

By Agence France-Presse | Kuala Lumpur
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 09:52 PM IST
Homosexuality is already illegal in Brunei but it will now become a capital offence. The law only applies to Muslims.
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People use their mobile phones to take pictures as a Sharia law official whips a woman who is convicted of prostitution during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.(AP Photo)
People use their mobile phones to take pictures as a Sharia law official whips a woman who is convicted of prostitution during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.(AP Photo)

In Indonesia, couples caned in front of crowd for public shows of affection

By HT Correspondent | AP, Aceh
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 12:08 PM IST
The caning last year of two men for gay sex before a baying mob drew attention to Aceh’s increasingly harsh implementation of Sharia law and a wave of condemnation.
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Muslim women protest against the triple talaq bill at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Saturday.(BHUSHAN KOYANDE/HT)
Muslim women protest against the triple talaq bill at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Saturday.(BHUSHAN KOYANDE/HT)

Muslim women gather in Mumbai, say triple talaq bill will destroy families

By Yesha Kotak | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2018 12:55 AM IST
As per the bill, the practice has been classified as a cognisable and non-bailable offence
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