SRINAGAR, India: Shops and businesses shut down Saturday in Indian Kashmir to protest an alleged abduction and rape that triggered two days of violent anti-India demonstrations. The protests, held in the alleged rape victim’s village […]
NEW DELHI: Terming the issue of withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as “very very sensitive”, defence minister AK Antony today said the matter has to be handled in a “mature and cool” […]
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has announced the launch of a major food safety awareness campaign for the month of Ramadan. The drive is aimed at drawing consumer attention to these aspects to help […]
TORONTO: A Muslim imam has ended up in hot water after calling for changing Canadian laws to require women to cover themselves to prevent sexual assaults, amid accusations that his views reflect men’s desire for […]
LAHORE:The 134th birth anniversary of national poet Allama Iqbal was celebrated with much fervor in Lahore on Wednesday. A large number of people visited the poet’s tomb to pay their respect and offer fateha. Celebrations began with […]
Two Saudi sisters had thought of embarking on a small venture which does not exist in their area in the conservtive Gulf Kingdom so they can invest their savings before deciding on opening a women-only […]
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http://www.timesofummah.com/2012/01/06/reem-assad-hero-of-saudi-women/ JEDDAH: Reem Assad, an investment analyst at Saudi Fransi Capital with over eight years of experience in investment management, was one of the first in 2008 to initiate the elimination of male staff from […]