US lifts ban on refugees from 11 ‘high-risk’ countries

Washington, Jan 30 : The US has lifted a ban on admissions to refugees from 11 countries whose applicants it designated “high-risk” and announced tougher vetting measures to weed out potential extremists and criminals. The Trump administration on Monday refused to identify the 11 “high-risk” nations, citing “law enforcement sensitivities”. But officials with knowledge of the […]

Now ‘Padmaavat’ gets barred from release in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 : Controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat”, which has released in India after a struggle, is now barred from opening in cinemas in Malaysia over concerns regarding “sensitivities of Islam”. Malaysia’s National Film Censorship Board (LPF) has barred filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmaavat” from getting released in the country. LPF chairman Mohd Zamberi […]