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Study finds Afghanistan second worst country in rule of law

A new study by a US-based non-profit organization reveals Afghanistan as the second worst country in rule of law after Venezuela among 102 countries. World Justice Project (WJP) which aims to advance rule of law around the world released the index on Tuesday which was prepared based on responses from 1,000 people in each country and a total of 2,400 experts on how ordinary people see rule of law in their country.

The report also says that Afghanistan is placed in the last position in regional level ranking. 

AFGHANISTAN | Lack of human resources hampers healthcare services: Minister

By Akhtar M.Nikzad-KABUL: Minister of Public Health, Firozuddin Firoz, on Monday said the ministry has failed to spend part of its development budget in past five months due to lack of capacity and human resources, and that this issue has affected healthcare services in the country.

Afghanistan Times

Muslim groups soften stance regarding Yoga day in Mumbai

MUMBAI: A section of Muslims has said the community should join others to observe International Yoga Day on June 21 but should skip surya namaskar, a yogic exercise which involves bowing to the sun god, and avoid uttering Om, an invocation to another deity.
"Muslims can do yoga as part of physical exercise. They should not utter Om and skip surya namaskar as Islam doesn't allow bowing to anyone except Allah,"  Mufti Aijaz Arshad Qasmi

8.32 cr girls got married before legal age in India

RAMKOT (Sitapur): Her mehendi being given final touches, Rinki was busy taking last minute lessons on a happy married life from her aunt when the gram pradhan reached home to bless the 15-year-old. Visibly happy, the innocent teenager was cooperating with her parents in committing a crime that has taken lives of more than 9.5 lakh teenage mothers in the past decade. 

Government nod to over 1,000 self-financed schools in Maharashtra

KOLHAPUR: The school education and sports department has given its approval to as many as 1,085 schools in the state for commencing operations on self-financed basis from the 2015-16 academic year.

Times of India


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