Pakistani is named champion of Koran reading contest

Hassan Ali Kasi, 21, has beat contestants from 25 other countries and emerged as champion of an international online qari competition. (Instagram pic) ISLAMABAD: To master the art of Koran recitation, 21-year-old Hassan Ali Kasi had to follow a strict regime of yoga, hours of rehearsing vocal scales – and a total ban on biryani. […]

Former deputy minister lists 3 failures in reopening schools amid pandemic

Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching said it was not known how many teachers and students have tested positive for Covid-19 and how many schools have been closed. (Bernama pic) PETALING JAYA: Former deputy education minister Teo Nie Ching has taken the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government to task over three failures in the reopening […]