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The outgoing strongman president of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen, faced allegations Tuesday that he received nearly $1.5 million in illicit payments just before his surprise election defeat last month.(REUTERS)

Outgoing Maldives president ‘received $1.5 million’: Reports

Colombo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 08:50 PM IST
The allegations that two cash deposits were made into a private account in Abdulla Yameen’s name came to light after local media reported that the Maldivian Monetary Authority (MMA) had lodged a police complaint.
Fatwas are issued by scholars of the seminary’s Darul Ifta (Fatwa department) on the basis of queries sent by the people.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Fatwas are issued by scholars of the seminary’s Darul Ifta (Fatwa department) on the basis of queries sent by the people.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Darul fatwa asks Sunnis to avoid Iftar hosted by Shias

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju, Meerut
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 12:59 PM IST
A senior Darul Uloom official explained that the fatwa should be seen in the right perspective as it had not banned, but only suggested “parhez” (avoidance, if possible) for the Sunnis.
The political outfit was floated on May 14 by Rizvi in an attempt to “carve a separate political identity for the minority Shia within the Muslim community ahead of the 2019 general elections”.(HT File)
The political outfit was floated on May 14 by Rizvi in an attempt to “carve a separate political identity for the minority Shia within the Muslim community ahead of the 2019 general elections”.(HT File)

Waseem Rizvi appoints Hindu seer as patron of his outfit

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Tariq Khan, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2018 01:20 PM IST
Controversial chairman of UP Shia Central Waqf Board Waseem Rizvi nominated on Thursday Mahant Narendra Giri, chairman of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhada Parishad, as the patron of his fledgling political outifit Indian Shia Awami League.
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