The ships provide free treatment to isolated islands - a system that might be a model for other nations hit by worsening climate threats, says Naimul Karim
June 10 (Hindustan Times) - Salman Khan’s box office success story has continued with Bharat, which surpassed the Rs 100 crore mark at the Indian box office on the fourth day of release itself, making it the actor’s 14th back-to-back film in the Rs 100 crore club, say trade experts. Bharat has also helped Salman add another feather to his...
Asiff Hussein quotes chapter and verse to say that the Niqab is not obligatory in Islam and asks: "Can society function properly in an environment where women are veiled from top to toe?"
Each of the "ancient" languages below has a little something special—something ancient—to differentiate it from the masses. But all "new" languages have grown out of ancient ones says the author Lani Seelinger
Lighting up of Beira Lake signifies its historical importance. A strategically important place in the Portuguese and Dutch period, it became a commercial hub during British rule and is now slated to be part of the swank Colombo Port City.
The theme of the dialogue is exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a community with a shared future.
Despite the hot words and fanciful news stories shared in the social media about troubles here and there, Colombo is getting back to what it has always been - a peaceful and beautiful city.
Colombo, May 5 (Oshitha Narangoda) - It was a rainy day in 2012 when I headed to the cinema to watch The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, for the first time. That day and the movie itself are two things I'll never forget in my life. Seeing an epic superhero ensemble in the cinema for the first time was such...
Kochi (India), May 1 (www.gyastarnews.com): A group of trans women has realized its dream and will open their own hotel in Kerala, India. The women planned to open the hotel called Hotel Ruchimudra in the state capital of Kochi in south east India. Aditi Achuth, Saya Mathew, Preethi Alexander, Pranav, Ragaranjini and Meenakshi received US$14,320 in local government funding to set...
The Pakistani bid to obliterate Bengali language and Bengali culture in the 1950s and 1960s revived the Bengali New Year celebrations in East Pakistan which in 1971 became independent Bangladesh. Today Pohela Boishak brings Hindu and Muslim Bengalis together.