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Al Ain Zoo Continues Its Efforts To Conserve The Humboldt Penguin

Al Ain : Al Ain Zoo hascelebrated World Penguin Day this April 25, highlighting its efforts in conserving the species and nurturing penguins,including the Humboldt Penguin, which is listed as vulnerable species on International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species due to poaching and climate ... Read More »

On International Women’s Day Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship celebrates the contribution of Women in Skill Development

The Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dr.MahendraNath Pandey inaugurated a function organised to mark the International Day for Women, at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi today. The Minister honoured women entrepreneurs from across the country for their contribution in skill development and becoming from job seekers to job ... Read More »

Sri Lanka to ban burqa, shut many Islamic schools, minister says

Sri Lanka will ban the wearing of the burqa and shut more than a thousand Islamic schools, a government minister said on Saturday, with the latest actions set to affect the country’s minority Muslim population. Minister for public security Sarath Weerasekera told a news conference he had signed a paper ... Read More »

Miami sportswear firm removes Lord Ganesh leggings after Hindu protest

Miami (Florida) headquartered firm Martha Acuna Sport Wear seems to have removed from its website Ganesh Lavanda Leggings, carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; after upset Hindus protested calling it “highly inappropriate”.  These leggings were not found on the company website when searched today. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, ... Read More »