COPENHAGEN: Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other European countries in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. Parliament voted on Thursday for the ban proposed by the centre-right government, which says veils are contrary to Danish values. Opponents say the ban, which will take effect on Aug. 1, infringes women’s right to dress as they choose. Under the law, police can instruct women…
MUMBAI: A six-month-old baby loses his life after mother descending from the stairs while wearing heals dropped him. According to the Mahatma Phule police station, the incident occurred around 3 pm when baby Mohammed Shaikh's family was attending a wedding in the Matoshri Hall in Kalyan's Ram Baug area. Mother Femida Shaikh was wearing high heels and carrying Mohammed when she stumbled and slipped. The infant slipped from her hands and landed on the stairs. The fall damaged the baby's spine and before he could be taken…
PARIS: Zara fired two employees from a French store on Tuesday after social media outrage over a woman being denied entry for wearing a Muslim headscarf.
NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi's daring fashion choices have won plaudits in the past, but the Indian leader's decision to wear a suit with his own name printed all over it sparked a barrage of mockery on social media.
SOUTHAMPTON, England: England batsman Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing wristbands featuring the slogans "Save Gaza" and "Free Palestine", the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday.