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Saudis ‘open up to yoga’

Saudis ‘open up to yoga’

Narrator Desk Srinagar: “Yoga is an addiction. Once you know how it beautifully unites the mind, body and soul, you can’t stop doing it,” says Saudi yoga instructor Amani Alandejani. Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) approved the teaching and practicing of yoga as a sport since last year in November, a report […]

SC slaps fine on JK for ‘not bothering’ about widows, destitute women

SC slaps fine on JK for ‘not bothering’ about widows, destitute women

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slapped fines on Jammu and Kashmir and seven other state governments and pulled them up for “not bothering” about the welfare of widows and destitute women by not heeding to New Delhi’s proposal for setting up expert committee to deal with the problem. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur […]

Wearing ‘sports abayas’ new normal in Saudi

Wearing ‘sports abayas’ new normal in Saudi

A sports-friendly version of the abaya gown is fast becoming the new normal in Saudi Arabia, reports said. Pictures of female athletes running in the garb in the Red Sea city of Jeddah went viral last month. Designers such as Eman Joharjy are cashing in on the growing popularity of the so-called sports abayas. “There […]

New ‘fatwa’ from Saudi prince: Those forbidding mixing between two sexes extremists

New ‘fatwa’ from Saudi prince: Those forbidding mixing between two sexes extremists

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman has described those who forbid missing between two the sexes as “extremists” whose ideas “contradict the way of life during the time of the Prophet.” Salman, who is set to meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Tuesday, gave an interview to CBS News on Sunday. […]