The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu Phogat from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and decided to try her luck in MMA in Singapore. read more
In a case described by Singapore prosecutors as “arguably one of the worst of its kind” in the city-state, the married couple -- who were sentenced two years ago over the abuse of another maid -- beat and kicked their helper and made her clean the house... read more
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Singh brothers, who were present in the court, to consult their financial and legal advisors and give a concrete plan on how they will comply with the tribunal’s order. read more
Nahla Mohamed Abdel Rahman, a professor of applied arts, holds her three-month-old baby Younis, in her first week back at work, in Cairo, Egypt. By Egyptian law, mothers can take between three and four months off paid maternity leave, and up to two years unpaid leave. Fathers cannot take any paternity leave. Nahla goes to work five days a week and her sister takes care of her baby as nurseries are too expensive for her.
Leong Yuet Meng cannot walk more than 10 metres without assistance. Yet, the frail 90-year-old still runs a wanton noodle stall in downtown Singapore, selling at least 200 bowls on any given day. Leong rises around 4 a.m. to do some accounting and prayers before her son drives her to the local market to buy ingredients for the day ahead.