Look beyond ‘elitism’ to revive tourism in Jammu-Kashmir: National Conference to Mehbooba Mufti

WordForPeace.com Mattu asked the state government to involve houseboat owners, small-and-medium level hoteliers, shikara-wallahs and pony-wallahs in such tourism promotion initiatives, which would boost their business “rather than making the rich even richer”. Opposition National Conference today said tourism in Jammu and Kashmir was in “severe distress” and asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to look beyond “elitism” to revive the …

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Preacher in Turkey Says Men without Beards May Cause ‘Indecent Thoughts’

WordForPeace.com Beardless men might be mistaken for women, prompting ‘indecent thoughts’ – Turkish cleric Islamic preacher in Turkey says men without beards may cause ‘indecent thoughts’ December 18 2017 An Islamic preacher in Turkey has drawn a backlash after suggesting that clean-shaven men sometimes “cannot be distinguished from women” and can cause “indecent thoughts.” Speaking on the private religious station …

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