German gymnasts wore full-body unitards in stand against sexualization in Olympics

TOKYO: In another incident of resistance against sexualization in sports, the team of German women’s gymnasts records their protest by wearing full-length leotards at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. On Friday, rebellious team members Elisabeth Seitz, Kim Bui, Pauline Schaefer, and Sarah Voss opened their performance wearing crimson and white unitards – extended to their ankles. The athletes from the Western

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People Vaccinated with Sinovac Advised to Get a Booster Shot after 6 Months

BEIJING: In a gloomy development in China, a recent study revealed that antibody levels fade away around six months after getting a double dose of the Chinese anti-Covid Sinovac vaccine. Reports in international media quoting sources said the antibodies generated by Sinovac plunged below a key threshold, however; a third shot [booster shot] help to generate the antibodies. The study

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US couple gender-reveal party torched 4pc of state, killed 1, charged with involuntary manslaughter

SACRAMENTO: A US couple, whose gender reveal party sparked a massive wildfire that charred more than four percent of the state besides the death of a firefighter, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Reports in international media quoting sources said the couple [Refugio Manuel Jimenez and Angela Renee Jimenez] was charged with staggering 30 crimes including involuntary manslaughter for frantically

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Bodies of 3 climbers including legendary Ali Sadpara found after 5 months

ISLAMABAD: The Nepalese Sherpa rope-fixing team, earlier on Monday, found the dead bodies of 3 missing mountaineers including Ali Sadpara on the Abruzzi Spur route of Pakistan’s savage mountain K2. The information minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Fatehullah Khan, quoting sources revealed that the three bodies of the missing mountaineers were found on K2. The dead body of Ali Sadpara was identified

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‘Improper Clothing’ – Norway’s beach handball team fined for rejecting bikini uniforms

OSLO – In a repressive and sexist move in the northern European country, the Norwegian women’s handball team has been fined for rejecting bikini bottoms, which many find revealing and uncomfortable, at the European Beach Handball Championships. Reports in International media quoting Norwegian officials said Norway’s beach handball players were each fined 1500 Euros for choosing shorts rather than the

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FAKE NEWS ALERT: Groom who brought laptop to his wedding was not working

NEW DELHI: Work from home is the new normal around the globe amid the Covid pandemic but an Indian groom has garnered a lot of attention as he was spotted using a laptop at his wedding while the guests wait. Couples in the second most populous state, who seem determined to get hitched amid all the restrictions, started doing things

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Shilpa Shetty’s husband arrested for ‘creating, publishing’ pornography

MUMBAI – Celebrated business tycoon and husband of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s, Raj Kundra has been arrested for allegedly creating and broadcasting pornographic films online. Kundra, 45, has been apprehended by the police in India’s financial capital for being a ‘key conspirator’ in the distressing incident – six years after he was banned over match-fixing charges. Reports in Indian media

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Don’t call them captains my friends make fun of me, Court temporarily restricts Careem from calling its drivers ‘captains’ over plea of a ‘real captain’

ISLAMABAD: In a bizarre incident in the country’s fourth-largest city, a civil court restricted online taxi service Careem from using the term ‘captain’ for its drivers in light of a plea from an airline pilot who felt ‘disgraced and humiliated’ by sharing his job title with a taxi driver. According to a report of Dawn, Civil Judge Rao Ejaz Ahmed

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WATCH: Kaaba gets new Kiswa as second scaled-down Hajj underway

MECCA: The annual ceremony of changing the Ghilaf e Kaaba was held at Masjid-e-Al-Haram under the administration of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet Mosque. Saudi officials stated that the ceremony was held on Sunday night under all Covid precautionary and preventive measures. A statement issued by the Deputy Head of the General

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Hamdam – First dating app rolled out by Iran Govt for a reason

TEHRAN: In a bid to provide the much-needed boost to marriages amid low birth rate, the Islamic Republic of Iran rolled out a maiden state-approved Islamic dating platform named Hamdam. Reports in international media quoting Iranian state-owned broadcaster cited that the matchmaking platform aimed at facilitating ‘lasting and informed marriage’ for youth. Tebyan Cultural Institute, which works under Iran’s Islamic

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