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.

Visually impaired Indian runner completes Boston Marathon

Bangalore-based Sagar Baheti has become the first visually impaired Indian runner to complete the historic Boston Marathon, the world's oldest, most competitive and the hardest marathon to qualify for

Indian-origin woman doctor held for performing genital mutilation

An Indian-origin female doctor has been arrested and charged with performing genital mutilation on girls aged 6 to 8.

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.

IS claims responsibility for Berlin attack

The deadly attack on the popular Christmas market near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the centre of West Berlin has been freshly claimed by terrorist organisation the Islamic State. The group's Amaq news agency called the man seen fleeing...

Germany to ban burkas in education and public service

Germany could impose a ban on women wearing burkas or full-face Islamic veils at schools and universities, and while driving.

Protests in Pakistan against lynching of student

Protests led by civil society organisations were held in several parts of Pakistan to condemn the killing of university student Mashal Khan for allegedly “publishing blasphemous content online.”

Pak Christians told to embrace Islam to escape prosecution

Accused of murder, 42 Christians in Lahore were guaranteed acquittal by a public prosecutor if they renounce their religion and convert to Islam

Following US President Donald Trump's new proposal of immigration rules, the Missouri State University has announced its support for Indian students, announcing that it wants its Indian students to “stay on in the university”

Following US President Donald Trump's new proposal of immigration rules, the Missouri State University has announced its support for Indian students, announcing that it wants its Indian students to “stay on in the university”


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