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Dehradun, July 12 -- Ganesh Saili 'What's Futty-Chath?' Avid history buff and teacher Mark Windsor asks me. 'Where on earth did they get a name like that?' Carefully he superimposes the grid of an o... Read More


Administration failure: Public Park turned into stray cattle zone

KUPWARA, July 12 -- A Public Park, constructed by the Tourism Department in Zangli area of Kupwara town here has been turned into a stray cattle's grazing field with people alleging that the concerned... Read More


UNESCO says World Heritage Committee to review Hagia Sophia

Pakistan, July 12 -- UNESCO said on Friday its World Heritage Committee would review Hagia Sophia's status after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared the Istanbul monument a mosque. "It is regret... Read More


ANALYSIS: Nigeria's terror king, Shekau, connects east, west and centre in puzzling agenda

Nigeria, July 12 -- Scorned and underrated, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Jama'atu Ahlul Sunnah Lidda'awatu Wal-Jihad (JAS), otherwise known as Boko Haram, is currently pulling a massive stealth stra... Read More


Tourism bodies to address challenges to industry

Sri Lanka, July 12 -- Tourism industry bodies have planned a series of workshops to revive the badly affected industry which brings in the much needed foreign exchange that has now depleted badly due ... Read More


Walt Disney World reopens in Florida amid Covid-19 surge

Sri Lanka, July 12 -- Walt Disney World Resort has begun to reopen in Florida despite a coronavirus surge across the US state. The site's Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened on Saturday. Epcot an... Read More


World Council of Churches requests Turkey not to convert Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque

Sri Lanka, July 12 -- The World Council of Churches has called on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to turn the celebrated Hagia Sophia museum back into a mosque The pre... Read More


JK participates in India Global Week 2020; organizes special session on 'Jammu & Kashmir: Development and Business Forum'

SRINAGAR, July 12 -- The Jammu and Kashmir Government participated in the 3-day virtual conference, India Global Week 2020, themed "Be The Revival: India and a Better New World" organised by India Inc... Read More


In West Africa, harnessing youth workforce could speed economic recovery post-COVID-19 - AfDB

Nigeria, July 12 -- West Africa's burgeoning youth population offers a strategic workforce which can be harnessed for employment and economic growth, despite a COVID-19 pandemic that is devastating th... Read More


Jammu Kashmir to open for tourists from July 14: Read critical details

Jammu, July 12 -- The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday decided to allow the entry of tourists to the UT from July 14. The government has notified the guidelines regarding the same. As per the ... Read More