An Indonesian city has ordered its top civil servants to visit their local mosque for dawn prayers or risk being sacked, underscoring the growing influence of religion across the world’s biggest Muslim majority country. Senior bureaucrats in Palembang, co-host of last month’s Asian Games, are now required to visit...
Malaysia’s leader-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim will seek to return to frontline politics by contesting a local election next month to become a lawmaker, officials said on Thursday. Mr. Ibrahim, whose alliance won a shock election victory in May, is expected to easily win the October 13 poll which was triggered after an...
Washington: A woman shot dead three persons and injured three more before turning the gun on herself in an attack at a warehouse complex in Maryland in the US, police said. The shooting happened on Thursday at a pharmacy distribution centre in Perryman, near Baltimore, BBC reported. The attacker, Snochia Moseley, 26, died from...
Spain’s Foreign Minister revealed that U.S. President Donald Trump suggested building a wall along the Sahara desert to stem the arrival of migrants, as he plans to do on the Mexican border. “Closing ports is not a solution, and neither is building a wall along the Sahara like President Trump suggested to me...
New Delhi: A number of Muslim organisations on Thursday slammed the triple talaq ordinance, calling it politically motivated and "unacceptable". Jamat-e-Islami Hind President Maulana Syed Jalaluddin Umari in a statement said that if the government is sincere about the welfare of Muslim women, it should hold discussion...
Tripunithura (Kerala): The Kerala Police began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, for the third consecutive day on Friday,...
Nothing is more appealing than a sound sleep after a fraught day. In order to make it nourishing, one has to sleep at least 6-7 hours. This habit enhances mental and physical health, repairs heart and blood vessels, rejuvenates muscle and...
Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
Survival is not easy. Nowhere is it more evident than in nature, where only the fittest will come up smiling. But humans have never been fit; however, not only have we survived but we dominate the world. That is one of the greatest wonders....
Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...