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Award winners of 3rd HAFF announced

14 May 2022 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Seven winning short films and six special illustrate global health issues More than 1000 film makers from over 110 countries have submitted short films for the 3rd edition of the WHO (World Health Organization) Health for All Film Festival (HAFF), Read More
Taliban orders burqa mandatory for women

7 May 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Since taking power last year, Taliban officials have ordered Afghan women to wear the burqa in public as a suggestion of morality. Even though a group of women protested saying burqa had nothing to do with Afghan culture. Taliban when Read More
Culture of Kathmandu

2 Apr 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Ramadan 2022: Holy month begins

2 Apr 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The first day of Ramadan 2022 begins today Saturday-April 2 which will last until May 2, 2022, followed by the Islamic festivities of Eid al Fitr. The Muslim communities around the world started observed a month long Ramadan festival. Ramadan Read More
‘No food in public areas during Ramadan’

1 Apr 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Malaysian authorities have announced that Muslims who are in good health but eat and drink in public during the fasting month of Ramadan will be arrested and sentenced to either a fine or imprisonment, or both. The rule violators would Read More
SArabia expects 400,000 Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan

26 Mar 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

After nearly two years of gap, Saudi Arabia has lifted all restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic on foreign travelers, including mandatory vaccinations that allows for prayer and Umrah. In a major relief to Muslims across the world, Saudi Arabia Read More
April 2 will be first day of Ramadan

22 Mar 2022 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The Muslim's holy festival Ramadan will begin on April 2, 2022. On Friday, April 1, Ramadan’s crescent moon will be visible, which corresponds to the 29th of Shaban, the Islamic month. Astronomers predict that April 2 will be the first Read More
Saudi Arabia wins ‘Best Pavilion’ award in World Expo

20 Mar 2022 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

World Expo 2020 is ongoing in the Dubai Exhibition Centre of the United Arab Emirates.The expo kicked off on October 1, 2021 will come to close down on March 31, 2022.Expo 2020 is a World Expo, currently hosted by Dubai Read More
Lata Mangeshkar dies at 92

6 Feb 2022 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Indian music icon Lata Mangeshkar passed away Sunday morning after battling with COVID-19. She was 92-year-old. She breathed her last on Sunday, February 6 at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital where she was receiving treatment for COVID-19 since three weeks. The Read More
Grammy Awards 2022 show postponed

5 Jan 2022 Monica Ranjit

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards Show has been postponed due to a nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant. The award event was scheduled to be held on January 31 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles Read More