Jerusalem status: Saudis condemn Trump’s announcement

Jerusalem status: Saudis condemn Trump’s announcement

Saudi Arabia, Dec 7 (BBC) – Saudi Arabia has condemned the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, amid growing international criticism of the move. In a statement, the Gulf kingdom said President Donald Trump’s announcement was “unjustified and irresponsible”. But Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hailed it as “a historic day”. President Trump’s move […]

Sajjad Ali renders “Har Zulm Tera Yaad Hai Bhoola To Nahi Hoon”

Sajjad Ali renders “Har Zulm Tera Yaad Hai Bhoola To Nahi Hoon”

Sajjad Ali (born 24 August 1966) is a Pakistani semi-classical singer, poet, actor, film director and film producer from Karachi, Pakistan. Indian composer A.R.Rahman has described Sajjad as the original crossover: “From the realm of the classical, he metamorphosed into one of the brightest lights of Pakistani pop.Always striking the right note, and never missing a […]

Catholic priest bridges Indo-Pakistan divide by delivering hand written letters from kids

Catholic priest bridges Indo-Pakistan divide by delivering hand written letters from kids

By Kamran Chaudhry/UCA News Lahore ,December 6: For the past five years, Father Joseph Kalathil has been delivering letters to students in India and Pakistan, despite deep political animosity between the regional archrivals. And this year, the Jesuit priest based in Chandigarh, northern India, arrived at the Pakistani border on foot. He informed fellow Jesuits […]

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s “Sanwar De Khudaya” in the film Arth 2

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s “Sanwar De Khudaya” in the film Arth 2

Karachi, December 5 (Dawn): The first song from Shaan Shahid’s upcoming film Arth – the Destinationis out and the ballad is quite beautiful. Sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, ‘Sanwar De Khudaya’ is a song which speaks about heartbreak and losing your loved one. Featuring Shaan Shahid, Humaima Malick, Mohib Mirza and Uzma Hassan, the video […]

Australia casino giant Crown hit with class action over China

Australia casino giant Crown hit with class action over China

Australia, Dec 4 (AFP) – Australian gambling giant Crown was hit with a class action Monday after 18 employees were arrested in China, alleging it did not give shareholders enough information about the risks being taken. The employees, who pleaded guilty, were held for 10 months on charges of luring rich Chinese to Australia, before […]

Female circumcision is an ancient and harmless Islamic practice, Lankan Bohras say

Female circumcision is an ancient and harmless Islamic practice, Lankan Bohras say

Colombo, November 30 (newsin.asia): In the wake of the growing controversy surrounding the practice of female genital cutting among certain Muslim communities in Sri Lanka, a spokesperson for the Dawoodi Bohra community in Sri Lanka, Jamila Husain, told Ceylon Today that media reports in this regard are  “exaggerated beyond imagination.” She said that the ritual […]

Indian Supreme Court’s order allowing Hadiya freedom of movement long overdue

Indian Supreme Court’s order allowing Hadiya freedom of movement long overdue

Chennai, November 29 (The Hindu): By freeing Hadiya, a 25-year-old from Kerala who converted to Islam, from her parents’ custody, the Supreme Court has protected her freedom to choose her religion and her freedom of movement. Such an order was long overdue, considering that she has been living with her parents against her will and wished […]

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