Justice Ayesha Malik

Justice Ayesha Malik becomes Pakistan's first woman judge in apex court

Justice Ayesha Malik on Monday took oath as a judge in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, becoming the first female judge in the country’s judicial history to reach the top court

Sri Lankan hit song adapted for poll campaign in local Indian elections

The peppy beat of Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva’s “Menike Maga Hithe”, which had taken the Indian music scene by storm, has been adapted by the ruling BJP in important local elections in the country's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh as its campaign song

India to open campaign against Pakistan once again in Melbourne in men's T20 Cricket World Cup 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic is having a positive spinoff for cricket lovers, at least.  Australia will host the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in 2022 as reigning champions in October-November

Sri Lanka’s zoo workers threaten to starve animals over allowance demand

Sri Lanka’s economic crisis is having its fallout in unexpected areas. Employees in Sri Lanka’s National Zoological Gardens in capital Colombo have threatened to stop feeding the zoo animals there, demanding payments of their allowances and removal of officials who are accused of misappropriation of funds

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Meet Seema Iqbal, who broke glass ceiling in male-dominated 'shayari' circuit

In the male-dominated shayari circuit of India, Seema Iqbal has broken the glass ceiling, using the Urdu language and its vast nuances that made people take note of her poetic creativity

Horses, rhinos evolved from strange hoofed animal in India: US study

Hoofed animals like horses and rhinos evolved from a strange sheep-sized animal that looked like a cross between a pig and a dog and roamed in India almost 55 million years ago., researchers have claimed

Kids' ideas to fight Covid turned into prototypes

A long-distance hugging device, a door handle that sanitises itself and a smartwatch that beeps when someone comes too close to you

US returns stolen antiquities worth millions to Pakistan

The United States has returned 45 stolen pieces of antiquities worth approximately $250,000 dating back to the Gandhara period to Pakistan

Education has given tolerance, patience to Indian Muslims: Filmmaker Kamaludeen

Popular award-winning Malayalam film director Kamaludeen, popularly known as Kamal, feels education has uplifted the Muslim community, which has largely led to the tolerance and patience of the community even in the extremely adverse conditions in which they are moving ahead

Bangladeshi author Shaheen Akhtar wins Asian Literary Award

Bangladeshi author Shaheen Akhtar has been awarded the 3rd Asian Literary Award for her novel Talaash (Mowla Brothers, 2009), which depicts the lasting suffering of Birangona women—survivors of sexual violence during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war

Syed Abid Hussain helps stranded Indians return home

More than 100 people stranded overseas have returned to their homeland thanks to the efforts of Syed Abid Hussain, 36, popularly known as Bajrangi Bhaijaan in real life after the Salman Khan-starring blockbuster

Pakistan receives 45 stolen relics from the US

A relic showing Gautama Buddha meditating under the tree of awakening was among the 45 antiquities that the Manhattan District Attor­ney’s office IN New York returned to the people of Pakistan this week

PM Modi praises Mizoram kid for her 'Vande Mataram' rendition

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extolled a four-year-old girl in Mizoram for singing a contemporary version of the national song "Vande Mataram"

Kashmiri youth shun terror, pick up cricket bats instead

Cricket is now offering the youth of Haphruda in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir new innings

Mumbai school students give novel push to celebrate 'Scientific Woman'

Science is often considered a male-dominated field, even though women have made significant strides in science

A Buddhist monastery on a Bangladesh hill: The monk behind it faces unsavoury questions

Coated in a gorgeous combination of red and golden amid the greenery of its surroundings, the one-storey structure with tiled floors, huge columns and a large throne for the founder Bhadanta Sharanangkar Thero in one corner is a sight to behold

Video calls, Whatsapp become new trial room for selecting wedding outfits amid COVID-19

With the easing of restrictions and decreasing fear of COVID-19, the people of Delhi are moving back to the markets to shop for festivals and the wedding season

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