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Women fined for wearing ‘burkini’ swimsuits at pool

23 Jul 2021 Agence France-Presse

Several female activists have been fined in France for wearing "burkinis" in a Grenoble swimming pool. Five women entered the city pool to bathe on Wednesday, causing the pool to be evacuated at the request of officials, French police said. Read More
UNESCO removes Liverpool from World Heritage list

22 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Historic docklands and buildings in the UK city of Liverpool have been removed from the UN cultural body UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites, it announced on Wednesday. “The World Heritage Committee, holding its 44th session in Fuzhou and online, decided Read More
Opulent 2,000-year-old ‘city hall’ unearthed near Western Wall in Jerusalem

8 Jul 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologists have unearthed what may have been a 2,000-year-old city council building — a few hundred meters from its modern counterpart — during continuing excavations under Jerusalem’s Old City. The grand structure is a new feature on Read More
2565th Buddha Jayanti being celebrated

26 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Today- Wednesday--is the 2565th Buddha’s birthday which is generally known as Buddha Jayanti, is being celebrated all over the country. It is a special day for both Hindus and Buddhists around the world. According to the history, as per widely held Read More
Winners of 2021 Health for All Film Festival named

15 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General announces the winners of the 2nd edition of the Health for All Film Festival. The 2nd edition of the Health for All Film Festival has attracted nearly 1200 short film submissions - both amateur and professional Read More
Bob Dylan Museum in Oklahoma to open in 2022

15 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

A trove of Bob Dylan archives will be open to the public at the Bob Dylan Centre, a new museum opening on May 10, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Born in Duluth, Minnesota in the United States on May 24, 1941 Read More
Ramayana, Mahabharata in Saudi Arabia’s school curriculum

3 May 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

In line with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030, the Kingdom has introduced the ancient Indian epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata into the school curriculum. A tweet which has gone viral by Nouf Al-Marwaai, the first Saudi yoga instructor and founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation, included Read More
Aussie PM greets Nepalis

14 Apr 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has greeted all the Nepali on the occasion of Happy Nepali New Year 2078. In a message issued on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2078, he wished peace and security to the Nepali community Read More
Tokyo enjoys Cheery blossom

28 Mar 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Cherry blossoms are a symbolic flower of the spring, a time of renewal, and the fleeting nature of life. Their life is very short. After their beauty peaks around two weeks, the blossoms start to fall. They enjoy eating, drinking, and barbecuing underneath the cherry blossoms Read More
Barack and Michelle Obama’s higher ground sets 6 projects at Netflix

7 Feb 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Feature movie on Tenzing Norgay included Barack and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions has unveiled a new slate of projects at Netflix, with subjects ranging from one of the first men to reach the summit of world's highest snow-covered peak Read More