Indian American charged for insider trading of Mylan stock

NEW YORK: An Indian American former executive at pharmaceutical company Mylan has pleaded guilty to insider trading in the company’s securities, the Justice Department said. The department said Dayakar Mallu, 51, of Orlando, Florida, worked...

Washington urged to act against US-based Khalistanis operating in India

WASHINGTON: The Indian government has provided the United States considerable evidence of links between US-based Khalistan groups and militants and terrorists operating in India but Washington has been largely "unresponsive,” says a report by...

Death sentence for paedophile who raped and murdered 100 boys

Islamabad: A judge told evil child killer Javed Iqbal that he would be strangled then 'cut into 100 pieces and put in acid' in front of his victims' parents. Iqbal had confessed to the rape and murder of 100 boys and his method involved dismembering...

Initiated dialogue with Taliban for inclusive govt, says Pak PM

Islamabad: Pakistan PM Imran Khan said that he was in talks with the Taliban on installing an inclusive government in Afghanistan that provides representation to all ethnic groups of the war-torn country. “After meetings in Dushanbe with leaders...

Cartoonist, journalist charged under Bangladesh internet law

Dhaka: A high-profile cartoonist and a Sweden-based journalist were among seven men charged under Bangladesh’s internet law that critics say is being used against opposition figures. A court in Dhaka accepted formal charges laid out by police...

More than 50 hurt as football match in Bangladesh turns violent

Dhaka: A mob of radical Islamists in Bangladesh attacked the Hindu community without provocation June 21 (Eid day). The incident took place at Kalabari Union Parakata Bazar in Kotalipara in the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh.

“NO BETTER ALLY THAN THE UK”

Recently appointed Indian-American Chief of Staff to Acting Defence Secretary speaks about 9/11, Kashmir, safeguarding regional security in the Indian Ocean through the Quad and the UK-USA special relationship.   

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins in New York

Dressed in a black suit, former film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a Manhattan court on Monday for the start of his landmark rape trial, met by celebrity accusers including Rosanna Arquette who helped fuel the #MeToo movement in the wake...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa calls for constitutional changes to curb minority parties

Sri Lanka’s new president endorsed amending the constitution to reduce the power of minority political parties, saying the country wasn’t suited to a system that creates unstable governments “constantly under the influence of extremism”.

Trouble brewing in post-election Sri Lanka

Weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the president of Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on the island lie in tatters.

Nepal SC orders ouster of Oli as PM

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Supreme Court on Monday reinstated its parliament, which was dissolved by caretaker Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli in May, and ordered that his rival Sher Bahadur Deuba be appointed as prime minister. The move deals a major...

BAPS UK Donates 33 Oxygen Concentrators to Nepal for Life-Saving Covid Relief Work

On 28 June, BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) in the UK responded to Nepal’s escalating crisis by facilitating the procurement and distribution of 33 portable oxygen concentrators to Noble Compassionate Volunteers (NCV) Nepal – a group of humanitarian...

UK diaspora and students protest against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi

Braving snow and rain, more than 200 members of the Indian diaspora and student communities in London gathered outside the Indian High Commission on Saturday 29 January afternoon, to protest the targeted anti-Muslim pogrom in Delhi which has...

Kerala Chief Minister opens trading floor at the London Stock Exchange

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan rang the bell at the London Stock Exchange, opening the Market on Friday 17 May, marking the listing of Masala Bonds sold by Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB). It is a government owned...

Ottawa: A 44-year-old Hindu man and his family were performing a small religious ceremony in the Streetsville park in Mississauga city, Canada recently when two teens approached them and started abusing them. They also assaulted the man and...



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