More on Culture/Society

Dubai-based Indian girl breaks yoga world record

A Dubai-based Indian girl has smashed a world record for doing a hundred yoga poses in a small box within three minutes, the media reported

Mastering crime through YouTube tutorials

Science has made the world small. Sometimes whatever you need is served on a platter on your laptop. However, science cant detect if the person seeking information is genuine or has ulterior motives

Man who arranged 267 Covid victims' funerals feels let down

Amid the grave fear of coronavirus infection, a man obsessed with helping others has performed funeral of 267 COVID-19 victims

Newly-discovered Buddha statue destroyed in Mardan

A recently discovered Buddha statue was smashed into pieces by local Pakistani construction workers and a cleric on Saturday in Mardan

Indian streaming platform to produce five Pakistani originals

Catering to a strong consumer demand, Indian streaming platform Zee5 is adding and subtracting shows from its roster of offerings

Indian youth off to meet Pakistani sweetheart held at border

Love knows no barriers, least of all borders. A smitten Maharashtra youth was apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF) from near the Pakistan border in Gujarat when he was trying to cross over into the neighbouring country to meet his sweetheart, an official said here on Friday

School closure amid pandemic: Dropout rise a major concern in Bangladesh

The ongoing closure of schools due to the coronavirus pandemic is increasing chances that thousands of marginalised students across the country might have to drop out and engage in child labour, warn government documents and educationists

Masks, Varanasi's new holy offering to God

Everything is prohibited or curtailed during the ongoing corona pandemic as are congregations at religious places. However, masks as an offering to God at temples in the ancient city of Varanasi are the new normal

COVID-19 will widen the gender education gap in Afghanistan

As COVID-19 forces closure of schools all around the world, UNESCO and Plan International warn that girls in developing countries will be hit the worst as the pandemic will increase school dropout among girls, which will entrench the education gap in many countries

Indian school principal wins $1mn in Dubai Duty-Free draw

The principal of the Indian High School in Ajman has won a million dollars in the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) raffle draw, it was reported

Pakistani court orders gender test in alleged same-sex marriage

A Pakistan court has ordered the formation of a medical board to test a person who is known to be a woman but claims to have changed her gender to marry a teenage girl, a media report said on Thursday

Three-day-old infant travels 17 hours, survives cardiac surgery

A three-day-old infant born in Uttar Pradesh travelled 17 hours on a ventilator in an ambulance to get admitted to Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the national capital for a cardiac procedure

Dubai hospital waives Covid bill of Indian worker

A hospital in Dubai has waived the Rs 1.52 crore bill of a labourer from Telangana, who was treated there for COVID-19

Kashmir's famous carpet industry facing decline

The iconic carpet industry of Kashmir is facing a sharp decline forcing most carpet weavers to take up odd jobs for earning their livelihood

Decapitated body of Bangladesh millionaire found in NYC apartment

Fahim Saleh, 33, co-founder of Bangladesh's ride-sharing venture Pathao, was found dead in an apartment in New York City

Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook

Newsletter Subscription

The subscriber's email address.
Stay informed - subscribe to our newsletter.