Gujarati couple struggling to get daughter back in Germany

Fate struck in an evil way on Dhara and Bhavesh Shah in a foreign land as circumstance separated them from their seven month old daughter. After 8 months, the couple is still struggling to get the daughter back.

Pelosi to visit Taiwan as China threatens military action

Taipei: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to land in Taiwan on Tuesday evening in defiance of Chinese threats, a trip that would make her the highest-ranking American politician to visit the island in 25 years.

Homes inundated as Lahore receives record rain

Lahore: Monsoon rains played havoc in Pakistan's Lahore as the city received a maximum rain of 238 mm, breaking the record of the last 20 years. Several areas including Tajpura (238 mm), Lahore airport (219 mm), Mughalpura SDO office (174 mm),...

Karachi varsity blast: Man who gave tech support held

Karachi: Pakistan said it had arrested a militant who provided technical support for a deadly suicide bomb attack on Chinese teachers at Karachi University in April. A suspected female suicide bomber killed three Chinese teachers, drawing strong...

Temple, homes and shops of Hindus vandalised in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A temple, shops and several houses of the Hindu community have been vandalised in southwestern Bangladesh by some unidentified people over a Facebook post allegedly belittling Islam, in the latest spate of violence targeting the religious...

Hindu college principal forced to wear garland of shoes

Dhaka: A video showing a Hindu college principal being compelled to wear a garland of shoes has provoked fury on social media in Bangladesh. The Muslims put the garland on shoes around the neck of Principal Swapan Kumar Biswas in the presence...


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.

Budget leak: Nepal’s finance minister forced to quit

Kathmandu: Nepal’s Finance Minister Janardan Sharma was forced to resign from the post after the government yielded to the pressure to form an all-party parliamentary probe committee to go into the “budget leak” allegations on the eve of its...

Bodies of all 22 Nepal air crash victims, including 4 Indians, recovered

Kathmandu: Nepal Army aid it has recovered the last body from the wreckage site of the Tara Air plane that crashed in Nepal's mountainous Mustang district on Sunday with 22 people on board, including four Indians, minutes after taking off from...


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome by the diaspora in Germany, on his three-nation Europe trip.

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...

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