Saudi Arabia’s all-male Girls’ Council

Saudi Arabia’s all-male Girls’ Council

Riyadh ,March 19 (DhakaTribune):  It was an encouraging initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life. But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls’ council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing- the women Saudi Arabia launched its first ever girls’ council meeting with publicity photos […]

Music director Ilayaraja sends legal notice to S.P.Balasubramanyam under copyright law

Music director Ilayaraja sends legal notice to S.P.Balasubramanyam under copyright law

Chennai, March 19 (TNIE): In a shocking development versatile singer S P Balasubrahmanyam in his Facebook post claimed that he had received a legal notice from music director Ilayaraaja’s attorney for singing the songs composed by ‘Maestro’ Ilayaraja at various concerts. S P Balasubrahmanyam’s Facebook post reads “Couple of days back, an Attorney representing Shri.Iliayaraaja, sent […]

India boosts security for Taj Mahal following US agency’s tip off

India boosts security for Taj Mahal following US agency’s tip off

New Delhi, March 17 (AFP): India has boosted security at the Taj Mahal after a pro-Islamic State group reportedly warned of attacks in the country and threatened the 17th century monument to love, police said Friday. Images published in local media showed a fighter in combat fatigues and black headgear at the Taj Mahal, India’s […]

Pakistani school kids ask Modi and Sharif to buy books, not bullets

Pakistani school kids ask Modi and Sharif to buy books, not bullets

New Delhi, March 15 (newsin.asia):  Two Pakistani school children, Aqeedat and Moarrikh Naveed, have written to the Indian Prime Minister and the Pakistani Prime Minister asking them to buy books and not bullets and restore peace and travel between the two warring countries. In her letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Aqeedat appealed to […]

Sri Lanka poised to board the Bollywood bandwagon

Sri Lanka poised to board the Bollywood bandwagon

PK Balachandran Sri Lankan Correspondent, bdnews24.com Colombo, March 13:  Sri Lanka wants to jump onto the money spinning Bollywood bandwagon,  by promoting itself as a top location for Bollywood films, based on past achievements as a film shooting destination for both Bollywood and Hollywood films. “Sri Lanka is a compact destination with many places of […]

Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea

Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea

Tokyo, March 13 – Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, three sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War II. China claims almost all the disputed waters and its growing military presence has fuelled concern […]

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