160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita The nearly completed performance space is expected to open in late spring. Ani DiFranco gave hundreds of people a first glimpse at her latest project: a Gothic revival church being transformed into a performance and art space. The indie musician and owner of Righteous Babe Records has spearheaded a $10 million restoration of the old church along with her manager. More than 500 people got a first look inside “The Church” on Friday. “A few years ago, when this space was much more raw, I did a little playing here, and I thought this is going to be a beautiful place to perform,” DiFranco told the invitation-only crowd.
MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi has applied for an arms license. The process is now under review and a decision will be taken at a later date.According to media reports, Sakshi is keen on a .32-bore pistol or revolver as she does not feel safe leaving work for work all by herself. Her husband, star India cricketer MS Dhoni, is mostly away on tours as he is one of the busiest cricketers in the world.Officials believe there is nothing extraordinary about the kind of application made by Sakshi. Although necessary verification processes have been carried out, the final decision lies with district level authorities.”Yes, an application for a pistol license was submitted to the office of Arms Magistrate by Dhoni’s wife and is now pending with the office of Senior SP in Ranchi, after being cleared from local Police Station, DSP, City SP as no complaint was lodged against her anywhere,” said a senior official in District Police requesting anonymity.”She has cited self defense as reasons for seeking arms license for her, he added. “Once it gets cleared from by the SSP, it will be forwarded to the office of Deputy Commissioner which is the only competent authority to issue an arms license,” said the official.Sakshi was seen attending all of Chennai Super Kings’ matches in the 2018 IPL along with daughter Ziva.Usually, the Jharkhand state government provide a security detail to the Dhonis when they are touring together. A security cover also protects them when they are at home.advertisementDhoni is among the most widely followed crickters in the world. In India, he has somehwat of a cult status. Thousands gather to get a glimpse of him, his wife and daughter.However, the star cricketer and his family are well protected by a thick seurity cover.Dhoni already has an arm licence in his name.Dhoni last year shifted to his farmhouse at Daladali of Ranchi. Earlier, he lived at the Harmu Housing Colony.