Suhaee Abro nurtures Odissi in Pakistan defying prejudice

Suhaee Abro nurtures Odissi in Pakistan defying prejudice

Lahore ,December 13 (AFP): With her arms stretched out and her hands elegantly curved, the young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice. Her art is reviled by many in religiously conservative Pakistan, where it is often linked with prostitution. “We constantly have to explain to people that dance is an art form, it’s […]

New York bomber Akayed Ulla charged with using Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD)

New York bomber Akayed Ulla charged with using Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD)

New York, December 13 (Reuters): US prosecutors on Tuesday brought federal charges against a Bangladeshi man, accusing him of using a “weapon of mass destruction” in Monday’s bombing of a Manhattan commuter hub. Akayed Ullah, 27, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in Manhattan federal court with providing material support to a foreign terrorist […]

Sri Lanka enters Guinness Book with World’s Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Sri Lanka enters Guinness Book with World’s Tallest Artificial Christmas Tree

Colombo, December 13 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the world’s tallest artificial Christmas tree last year, Guinness has said in a statement. “The largest artificial Christmas tree measures 72.1 m (236 ft 6.58 in) tall, and was achieved by Arjuna Ranatunga Social Services (Sri Lanka), in Colombo, […]

Maldives Investment Forum to be held in Dubai on December 18

Maldives Investment Forum to be held in Dubai on December 18

Male, December 12 (newsin.asia): The Maldives Investment Forum (MIF), the prime investment event of the government of Maldives will be held at the Sheikh Maktoum Hall in the Dubai International Convention Center on December 18. It will be the fourth edition of the MIF. Implemented through the Ministry of Economic Development the MIF will showcase […]

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Pakistani cricketers congratulate Kohli on his wedding

Karachi, December 12 (Dawn): It’s not just us mere mortals who are excited with this wedding. Congratulations from the world poured in as the duo made things official and Kohli’s fellow sportsmen from the Pakistani cricket team also wished the newly-weds a happily ever after. Shahid Afridi  ✔@SAfridiOfficial  Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma on your wedding. May God Bless you […]

Japan and Bangladesh devise foolproof investment system

Japan and Bangladesh devise foolproof investment system

Dhaka, December 12 (newsin.asia): Japan and Bangladesh have devised a foolproof system to determine and execute investment projects to avoid the flaws seen the China-funded and executed projects in developing countries.  The Bangladeshi paper, The Daily Star, reported on Monday, that Japan is going to invest in Bangladesh’s infrastructure projects under a new arrangement in […]

Bangladeshi from Chittagong held in New York blast case

Bangladeshi from Chittagong held in New York blast case

New York, December 11 (PTI/BDNews24): An ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi- origin man, identified as Akayed Ullah from Chittagong,  wearing a homemade device, on Monday triggered a blast at a metro station in New York City during rush hours, injuring four persons and causing chaos in one of the busiest commuter hubs in the metropolis. The 27-year-old suspected […]

China’s new look party leadership says it will not betray people’s trust

China’s new look party leadership says it will not betray people’s trust

Beijing, October 25 (caixinglobal.com:) The Central Committee of the Communist Party which has selected a new leadership, headed by party General Secretary Xi Jinping, has promised not to fail or betray the people’s trust. The seven-member Politburo Standing Committee — comprising Xi, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng […]

Maldives has highest percentage of women police in South and S.E Asia

Maldives has highest percentage of women police in South and S.E Asia

Male, October 19, (newsin.asia): With 7.4% of its police force being women, the 100% Islamic Maldives has the highest percentage of female police officers in South and South-East Asia. The South Asian average is a dismal 5%, according to “Rough Roads To Equality:. Women in Police Force”, a study done by the New Delhi-based Commonwealth Human […]

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