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President Putin’s private army pays a high price for Syria success

President Putin addresses Russian troops at Hmeimim air base in western SyriaBetween 1,500 and 2,000 mercenaries, about half the size of Russia’s official military contingent in Syria, are thought to have been inside the country at peak moments since Mr Putin announced military operations in September 2015. Wagner units played a role in key battles against Islamic State jihadists and other opponents of Assad, while working under the wing of……more:/luvforlatestnewsz.info/www_thetimes_co_uk

Conversion to Islam solely for marriage not valid: High Court

ALLAHABAD: In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that the religious conversion of girls “without their faith and belief in Islam” and “solely for the purpose of marriage” to Muslim boys could not be held valid.

Justice Surya Prakash Kesarwani passed the order while dismissing a batch of petitions filed by five couples, hailing from different districts of Uttar Pradesh, who had sought “protection as married couple”.

In each case, the boys were Muslim while the girls were Hindus who got converted to Islam for solemnising “nikah”.

In his order earlier this week, Justice Kesarwani quoted a Supreme Court order of 2000 wherein it was laid down that “conversion of religion of a non-Muslim without any real change of belief in Islam and only…more  .economictimes.