Celebrating the South Asian heritage

As South Asian Heritage Month celebrates its 3rd year, the theme for 2022 is ‘Journeys of Empire’.  The theme reflects on major anniversaries taking place this year:  75th anniversary of the independence of India, Partition, the creation of...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan receives Sitara-i-Pakistan award

The High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan, conferred the civil award on the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan on behalf of the President of Pakistan. Felicitating the Mayor, the High Commissioner underlined that conferment of...

'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign generates business of £50 mn

As India celebrated its 75th year of independence on August 15, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for "Har Ghar Tiranga" was widely adopted by the countrymen. Sale of more than 300 million national flags this year generated about £50...

Freedom fighters’ kin share untold stories of struggle

Revolutionary leader Kanailal Dutta of the Jugantar group was hanged on November 10, 1908, for the assassination of British approver Naren Goswami in the Alipore Central Jail’s hospital. A day before the hanging, his brother, Ashutosh, had requested...

Rushdie off ventilator, able to talk

New York: Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was hospitalised last week with serious injuries after being repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, is off a ventilator and his condition is improving, his agent, Andrew...

Lanka allows entry for Chinese ship despite India's concerns

Colombo: Sri Lanka's government granted permission for a controversial Chinese research vessel to visit the island despite neighbouring India's concerns that it could spy on New Delhi's military installations, officials said.

As South Asian Heritage Month celebrates its 3rd year, the theme for 2022 is ‘Journeys of Empire’.  The theme reflects on major anniversaries taking place...

For much of the two thousand years of the Common Era, India was the largest economy contributing a third of the global output. Archaeological evidence traces the origins of ancient India’s Indus Valley Civilization to the 5th millennium before...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, marking the 75 years of India's Independence, addressed the nation from the fortifications of Red Fort for the 9th consecutive...

Keen to defend the ground that BJP gained in West Bengal in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls with an unprecedented 18 of 42 parliamentary seats, the party leadership has already planned its moves for the 2024 contest with at least three Union ministers...



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