Fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh; houses torched

Unidentified culprits set houses of Hindus on fire, and damaged two temples in central Brahmanbarhia district in Bangladesh.

15 temples vandalised, Hindus looted in Bangla

At least 15 Hindu temples in Bangladesh were vandalised following allegations of disrespect shown to Islam on Facebook.

Indian-American fatally shot in Detroit

A 32 year old Indian-American physician was found dead in the passenger seat of his car on a highway near Detroit in Michigan last week.

3 Indians indicted in US genital mutilation case

A grand jury in the US indicted an India-born doctor and his wife, along with another Indian-origin female doctor in a first-of-its kind federal prosecution involving female genital mutilation

India, Lanka to sign new agreement: Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena came to power nearly six years after the country's brutal civil war ended. He, however, faces several challenges including frictions of coalition politics in Lanka's first national unity government.

Queen to honour high achievers from Commonwealth nations at Young Leaders Award

Three Indians (including two women), two Sri Lankans, a Pakistani and a Bangladeshi will be presented the inaugural Queen's Young Leader awards by Her Majesty at a star studded ceremony in the Buckingham Palace on 22 June. The awards have been...

Nepal braces for 'traffic jam' at Mt Everest

Given a surge in the number of climbers this season, Nepalese officials are making preparations for a “traffic jam” at Mount Everest

Prince Harry attends bicentenary celebrations of UK-Nepal relationship

Prince Harry attended the concluding event to mark UK-Nepal bicentenary celebrations on Monday at the Nepalese Embassy in Kensington Palace Gardens.

Macron takes over as French prez, pledges to fortify EU

Emmanuel Macron officially took oath as the President of France, as he was inaugurated as a leader of the world's fifth-largest economy in an Elysee Palace ceremony

Macron's win and what that would mean for the UK

In a sweeping victory, centrist candidate Macron won by over 66% to 34% of the vote, defeating far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a decisive French election.39-year-old Macron had promised to fight division and promote hope and reconciliation,...

UN Court directs Pak to hold Jadhav's execution

The International Court of Justice has asked Pakistan to make sure that arrested Indian Kulbhushan Jadhav is not executed until a final decision is taken on his case. Presiding judge Ronny Abraham read the court's unanimous decision, “Pakistan...

Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pak govt

In probably the first official admission by the Pakistan government the Interior ministry told a judicial board that Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed and his aides were spreading terrorism in the name of Jihad


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