India's Supreme Court Abolishes Practice Of 'Instant Divorce'
A major victory for women's rights activists, as India's top court strikes down practice of "instant divorce". The court's decision comes in response to petitions that challenged the custom where a Muslim man in India can instantly divorce his wife by saying the word talaq (divorce) thr
Muslims Hand Out 3000 Red Roses On London Bridge To Show Love & Solidarity
British Muslims took to London Bridge to handout 3000 red roses in demonstration of solidarity after last week's van and knife attack that left eight people dead and dozens injured. “After the events of last weekend we are making a symbolic gesture of love for the communitie
Two Heroes Killed For Standing Up To Anti-Muslim Hate
Three courageous men tried to stop an anti-Muslim rant in Portland; two ended up paying with their lives. The three men attempted to de-escalate a situation involving a known white supremacist yelling anti-Muslim slurs at a young hijabi woman and her friend. The
Bollywood's Favourite Mom Reema Lagoo Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
Celebrated Bollywood actress Reema Lagoo passed away at the age of 59 in a Mumbai hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest. Lagoo began her career in the late 1970's and was famous for playing the "loving mother" of lead characters in films and TV. She starred in a plethora of hit Bollyw
STOP Diabetes Foundation Focuses On Crucial South Asian Awareness of "The Silent Killer"
The world's oldest female bodybuilder will be in Toronto on Mother's Day to raise awareness on a growing diabetes epidemic. Come see "Granny 6-pack", American Ernestine Shepherd as she ...
The 2nd Annual Indie Meme Film Festival Is The Place For Cool South Asian Indie Films
Looking for some cool alternative indie film fare? Well, this Texas-based film festival is the one for you! #IMFF2017 kicks off tomorrow in Austin, Texas, after a successful round in 2016. Film buffs can check out 15 features, documentaries ...
Malala Yousafzai Becomes Honorary Canadian Citizen
Malala Yousafzai finally becomes an honorary Canadian citizen and slays her speech at Parliament Hill. The long road to honouring 19-year-old Malala Yousafzai came to an end yesterday, nearly two years after the initial plan was put on hold due to the ...
Ex-Vogue Model Raudha Athif Found Dead, Suicide Or Murder?
21-year-old Raudha Athif modelled as a hobby while studying medicine. Her dream of becoming a doctor came to a unexpected demise. Athif was found lifeless in what authorities are claiming to be an apparent suicide. The second-year student at ...
European Union Court Bans Headscarves And Religious Symbols At Work
Religious identity is at stake as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) allows the hijab and other visible religious symbols to be banned from the workplace. “Today’s disappointing rulings ... give greater leeway to employers to discriminate against women — and men — on the groun ...
DIY: Warm Up With This Hearty Vegetarian Daal Recipe
This hearty and healthy recipe is easy to make and quite tasty too. One fond memory that I have of my childhood is, naturally, food related. I remember, especially on rainy days, sipping on a cup of golden, spicy and piping hot daal. My mother would offer me a fresh, brimming mug of warm ...
Pakistan's First Transgender Model Makes Her Fashionable Mark
A powerful photoshoot dedicated to ending transphobia in Pakistan features the country's first-ever transgender model. Kami Sid works tirelessly for Pakistan's transgender community, and her recent debut in the fashion world is for a ...
Manners At A Marriage: How To Be A Wonderful Wedding Guest
Yes, we all have THAT guest! To avoid those moments, check out our DIY list on proper wedding guest etiquette. Months of planning and thousands of dollars have been spent to create a wedding day the bride and groom will cherish. The occasion is supposed to be ab ...
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