Roopa Pai talks about 'The Gita for Children'

Roopa Pai is a computer engineer who always knew she was going to write for children. In addition to Taranauts, India’s first fantasy adventure series for children, she has several other published books to her credit, including The Vedas and...

India Bazaar Returns

One of the UK’s biggest celebrations of Indian culture returns to London this October after a Covid 19-induced hiatus of 3 years promising a colourful extravaganza of cultural performances, fashion show, Antakshari competition and other traditional...

Punjab governor approves convening Assembly session

Chandigarh: Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit has approved the state government’s request to hold a special Assembly session on September 27, Speaker Kultar Singh Sandhwan said. Chief minister Bhagwant Singh Mann had sought the session days...

President inaugurates Dussehra festivities in Mysuru

Mysuru (Karnataka): The famous 10-day Dussehra celebrations commenced in Musuru on Monday with religious and traditional fervour, with President of India Droupadi Murmu inaugurating the festivities.

PM Modi, world leaders attend Shinzo Abe's funeral in Tokyo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday joined several world leaders in Tokyo to attend former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's state funeral. Japan began the state funeral with his widow Akie carrying his ashes into a Tokyo hall where thousands of...

Pak diplomat holds secret meeting with Sikh radicals in Canada

Ontario: On the day the so-called Sikh referendum was held in Brampton, Ontario, the Pakistani Consul General Janbaz Khan visited two pro-Khalistan Gurudwara in Surrey in Vancouver ostensibly to thank the office-bearers for sending donations...

India is moving forward with talks on multiple free trade agreements and is hoping to finalize a deal with the UK by Diwali, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said. Goyal was in the US for a ministerial meeting of the Indo-Pacific...

Taipei: A delegation of five French lawmakers and another group from the US Congress have visited Taiwan this week, in a show of support for the island amid rising tensions with China, officials and sources said. The French delegation will be...

Navratri, one of the biggest Hindu celebrations and the nine-day festival, is set to begin on Monday, September 26. This festival honours the mother goddess Durga, who is best known for killing an evil demon, (Mahishasura), in a battle which...

Memphis: A teenager has been arrested after an hours-long shooting spree across the city of Memphis that left four people dead in a series of separate attacks, including one that was broadcast live on Facebook, police said. Charges were pending...



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