Durga Puja recognition for Covid vaccine scientist

This Puja season, a club in South Kolkata plans to pay homage to a scientist who played a pivotal role in developing the Oxford–AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. They will do this by creating an idol of Goddess Durga in her likeness. 

Leading playwrights to contribute to auction supporting refugees

Leading UK playwrights Tanika Gupta and Anupama Chandrasekhar are making a significant contribution by donating first editions of their work to an historic auction aimed at raising funds to support refugees in the UK.

Kashmir's snowy slopes beckon adventurers

All snow enthusiasts eager to experience skiing can consider India instead of the Alps. India's stunning Himalayan mountain range offers a massive natural ski playground during the winter months where one can gracefully ski down snow-covered...

Cricket World Cup begins in Ahmedabad on Oct 5

The Cricket World Cup will begin on Oct 5 with England facing New Zealand in Ahmedabad and the same venue hosting the final on Nov 19, organisers said, with the schedule for the showpiece in India also confirming Pakistan's participation.

South Asian diaspora demands justice for Kandula

A tragic and unsettling incident has sent shockwaves through the South Asian community globally, when the story of a 23-year-old Indian student who was killed after being flung 100 feet away as a police car struck her at a speed of nearly 119...

Saudi Arabia, UAE among six new countries invited to join BRICS

Six more nations have been asked to join the BRICS group of countries, which has promised to support the "Global South". 

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