Celebrating the South Asian heritage

As South Asian Heritage Month celebrates its 3rd year, the theme for 2022 is ‘Journeys of Empire’.  The theme reflects on major anniversaries taking place this year:  75th anniversary of the independence of India, Partition, the creation of...

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan receives Sitara-i-Pakistan award

The High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, Moazzam Ahmad Khan, conferred the civil award on the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan on behalf of the President of Pakistan. Felicitating the Mayor, the High Commissioner underlined that conferment of...

'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign generates business of £50 mn

As India celebrated its 75th year of independence on August 15, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for "Har Ghar Tiranga" was widely adopted by the countrymen. Sale of more than 300 million national flags this year generated about £50...

Freedom fighters’ kin share untold stories of struggle

Revolutionary leader Kanailal Dutta of the Jugantar group was hanged on November 10, 1908, for the assassination of British approver Naren Goswami in the Alipore Central Jail’s hospital. A day before the hanging, his brother, Ashutosh, had requested...

Rushdie off ventilator, able to talk

New York: Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was hospitalised last week with serious injuries after being repeatedly stabbed at a public appearance in New York state, is off a ventilator and his condition is improving, his agent, Andrew...

Lanka allows entry for Chinese ship despite India's concerns

Colombo: Sri Lanka's government granted permission for a controversial Chinese research vessel to visit the island despite neighbouring India's concerns that it could spy on New Delhi's military installations, officials said.

Bengal reported 1,113 new Covid-19 infections, 2,410 recoveries and seven deaths. Currently, there are 16, 699 active cases in the state, including 16,229 in home isolation and 430 in hospitals, according to the state bulletin. 

Kolkata: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Monday warned her cabinet colleagues against “disrespecting the party in any manner” before making a public announcement that there would be a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. A few minutes before the...



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