NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - As a panel of UN experts warned that India's food production could see a massive fall if global warming went unchecked, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that he was asking the G20 for a pact

Photo : Founder Rakesh Jhunjhunwala By Navneet S. Chugh Sonepat: Ashoka University celebrated its tenth anniversary on March 2, 2021. The university was founded in 2014 as a private, non-profit institution of higher education located in Sonepat, Haryana, India. Over the past decade,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India has been ranked first in South Asia based on government requests for user data from Big Tech companies, a report showed on March 20. From 2013 to 2021, Meta and Google received the highest number of

India-West News Desk INDIAN WELLS, CA - Rohan Bopanna became the oldest ATP Masters 1000 champion when he and his Australian partner Matt Ebden won the men’s doubles title at the BNP Paribas Open here on March 18. Bopanna, 43, and Ebden,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - As more and more reports surface about the unfair work and pay conditions delivery boys (online food and grocery delivery platforms call them partners) are facing, top online food aggregators on Saturday said they are working

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India's top industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata has been appointed to the 'Order of Australia' for distinguished service to the Australia-India relationship, particularly to trade, investment, and philanthropy, Australia's Governor General has announced. As of 2022, Ratan

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Cyber-security researchers from CloudSEK have claimed that a Russian hacker group targeted the Indian Health Ministry website and infiltrated its Health Management Information System (HMIS). The pro-Russian hacker group called Phoenix allegedly compromised the HMIS Portal and

JAIPUR, (IANS) - Video and photos of three maternal uncles giving their niece wedding gifts worth over Rs 3 crore in Rajasthan's Nagaur district is going viral on social media. When the bride's maternal grandfather and uncles reached the venue carrying

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Kavilmadam Ramaswami Parvathy, who led the World Food Programme's (WFP) relief operations in Turkey after last month's devastating earthquakes, as the world body's top official in Tajikistan.Guterres' spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, who

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - The Design Museum of London, to celebrate the movement of rural women's empowerment, has decided to exhibit the 'pink sari' in an exhibition on Indian fashion "Offbeat Sari" that will open in May. The 'pink sari' is a

MELBOURNE, (IANS) - The Indian Consulate in Brisbane was forced to close temporarily on March 15 after Khalistani supporters blocked the entry raising slogans against Hindus, days after Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's assurance to curb anti-India elements in the

JAIPUR, (IANS) - Lokendra Singh Kalvi, founder of Shri Rajput Karni Sena and a social worker, passed away late on Monday night following a prolonged illness at SMS Hospital here. According to doctors, Kalvi was hospitalized in June 2022 after suffering

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India remained the world's top arms importer, but its imports declined by 11 per cent between 2013-17 and 2018-22, according to a report by Stockholm-based defense think-tank SIPRI. The decline was linked to a complex procurement process,

CHENNAI, (IANS) - Many tourists keen to see the elephants Raghu and Ammu, who have become famous after the documentary short film, 'The Elephant Whisperers', won an Oscar at the 95th Academy Awards. The film, helmed by Kartika Gonsalves, revolves around

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - El Nino and La Nina are climate patterns in the Pacific Ocean that can affect weather worldwide. According to meteorologists, El Nino weather patterns this year may lead to deficit monsoon rainfall. El Nino is the warm phase

GURUGRAM, (IANS) - Ramesh Prasad Agarwal, the father of Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and Group CEO of OYO, died on March 10 after falling from a 20th floor balcony of a high-rise in Gurugram. According to police, at around 1 p.m. they

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India is being proactive in countering the illegal diversion of materials from its sprawling pharmaceutical industries and the use of an army of "underemployed" highly qualified chemists to make illegal synthetic drugs, according to the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Only 1 percent of women migrated from their hometowns to other places within the country for employment reasons, while 87 percent of women shifted out of their place of domicile due to their marriage. Almost 50

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on March 9 met visiting US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and discussed issues of mutual interest. Raimondo is currently on a four-day visit to India. In a series of tweets, the finance ministry said

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A US intelligence report has warned that "expanded military postures by both India and China along the disputed border" elevates the risk of armed confrontation between the two nuclear-powered neighbors. The report said that while India and

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - The United States will be opening a state-of-the-art building of its Consulate General in Hyderabad built at a cost of $340 million on March 20. This represents a tangible investment by the United States in strengthening the US-India

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India has called attention to the rampant violence perpetrated against women by terrorists and reinforced the demands for zero tolerance for terrorism. Speaking at the Security Council on March 7, India's Permanent Representative Ruchira Kamboj said

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Hijab has been made mandatory for women students and teachers at co-education academic institutions of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir. A notification to this effect was issued on the instructions of PoK Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas. It will be mandatory

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said that his conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi left him "more optimistic than ever" about the progress that India is making in health, development, and climate. In his 'dispatch' notes, Gates said

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shown his culinary skills by giving 'tadka' to 'khichdi' under the direction of Union minister Smriti Irani at a program focused on 'empowerment through nourishment campaign'. Smriti Irani shared a video on

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Obesity among boys and girls in India is likely to see an annual rise of 9.1 percent by 2035, if prevention, treatment, and support do not improve, warned an alarming global report ahead of World Obesity

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has appointed Sardar Ramesh Singh Arora as the ambassador-at-large for the Kartarpur Corridor. According to a notification issued on March 1, Arora will work on the position in an honorary capacity. He is also

NEW DELHI, (ANI) – India External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on March 2 said that G20 Foreign Ministers' meeting reflected the concerns of the global south. The meeting, held under the presidency of India, reflected the bitterness that surrounds nations

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Representatives of fugitive self-proclaimed godman Swami Nithyananda's fictional nation of 'Kailasa' have wormed their way into a UN committee's discussion on sustainable development in Geneva creating the false impression that the world organization has recognized

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - The Pakistan Interior Ministry has granted Pakistani citizenship to 214 foreigners in the last five years for multiple reasons, including marriage. As per documents, these include as many as 159 Indians. The documents reveal two Indians got Pakistani nationality

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The recent announcement by India about the discovery of the largest reserves of lithium in the country has triggered a lot of hope and curiosity. While nearly 5.9 million tons of lithium reserves have been discovered

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - With US President Joe Biden nominating Ajay Banga, to head the World Bank, the top posts in the global financial institution will be held by Sikhs. Before Banga, who is slated to take up the job this

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Workers in India, who use advanced digital skills like cloud architecture or software development, contribute an estimated $507.9 billion to the country's annual gross domestic product (GDP), a report said on February 22. This is attributed to

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Hyderabad, which has emerged as a key global hub in life sciences, is home to the largest number of US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) approved companies in the world. With 214 units certified by the US drug

CHENNAI, (IANS) - In the case of oil imports, India till now is on a firm path of sourcing the product cheaply from Russia since the latter’s invasion of Ukraine. This is much against the wishes of the western powers who

New Delhi, (IANS) As Meta introduced a new paid verification subscription service on Facebook and Instagram, copying Twitter CEO Elon Musk who already charges users for Blue badges, here is what you will get if you subscribe to "Meta Verified." With

New Delhi, (IANS) On the eve of his 100th Test appearance in the second match of the 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy series at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, top-order batter Cheteshwar Pujara revealed his next goal is to help India win a

New Delhi, (IANS) The agreement between Air India and Airbus, under which Tata Group will purchase 250 aircraft from the French aircraft maker, was applauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. The Tata company, which owns Air India, will purchase

New Delhi, (IANS) According to a Nasscom report released on Wednesday, India added more than 1,300 active digital companies in the last year, taking the country's total to 25,000–27,000. (After the USA and China), India remains the world's 3rd largest tech

Bengaluru, (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Monday the Aero India Show 2023 has strengthened India's defense sector and given the country a new identity in the world. He addressed the audience at the first Aero India Show 2023 at Yelahanka

New Delhi (IANS) India's first rapid rail service will be operational in three weeks. From March 2023, the country's first rapid rail with amenities comparable to an airplane will run from Sahibabad in Ghaziabad to Duhai Depot. It will travel at

Mumbai (IANS) After Prakash Raj, whom he called 'Andhkar Raj', criticized his film 'The Kashmir Files', filmmaker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has come out with a harsh response to actor-statements politicians and said his film has given "sleepless nights to urban

New Delhi (IANS) As more drivers and automakers shift to electric vehicles (EVs), Google is introducing new Maps features for EV drivers that have Google built-in to their vehicles. On any trip that'll require an EV charging stop, Maps will suggest

New Delhi (IANS) According to the company, Twitter's Blue service with verification would cost Rs 650 a month on the web and Rs 900 on Android and iOS mobile devices in India. Twitter Blue has expanded in Indonesia, Brazil, and is

Washington (IANS) US believes that the suspected Chinese surveillance balloons that shot down over the Atlantic Ocean on February 4, was part of Chinese effort to spy on military assets in other countries, including India. Meanwhile, an Indian official attended a

Dharamsala (IANS) According to a Washington-based advocacy group, the UN experts' warning about China's efforts to forcibly assimilate the "vast majority" of Tibetan children by separating them from their families and boarding them at state-run schools highlights the urgent need

Bengaluru, (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka has targeted senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for criticizing Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and alleging that it has weakened under the Modi government. The issue has resulted in a political crossfire between Congress and

Damascus, (IANS)  According to Xinhua news agency, the ministry urged the United Nations, the International Committee of the Red Cross and other humanitarian organizations to support the Syrian government in its rescue efforts.  According to the ministry, Syria requires help in

Islamabad (IANS) - General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's former dictator, President, and military ruler, died in Dubai after being critically ill for about two years. Former military ruler of Pakistan, General Pravez Musharraf died on Sunday, 5 February, in Dubai after

COLOMBO, (IANS) - Commenting on Sri Lanka's debt restructuring process, visiting US Under-Secretary for Political Affairs, Victoria Nuland, complained on February 1 that while India has made strong commitments for the cash-strapped island nation to unlock the International Monetary Fund's

PATNA, (IANS) - Several laborers from Bihar's Siwan and other districts said that they are trapped in Tajikistan and requested the Indian government to rescue them. The laborers went to Tajikistan on a contract to work and alleged that the company

RISHIKESH, (ANI) - Ahead of India's Test series against Australia, cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma embarked on a spiritual trip to Rishikesh. The couple paid a visit to Swami Dayanand Giri Ashram. Several pictures went viral in which the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - As global layoffs deepen, Indian startups are not far behind and have sacked thousands of employees in the past 3-4 months, with many more to be given pink slips in the coming months amid deepening funding

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Air India CEO Campbell Wilson on January 27 announced that the flag carrier is finalizing a "historic order" of new aircraft to strengthen its fleet as the airline marked a year of its takeover by the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The women-first dating and social networking app Bumble released the results of a new study on how Indian daters would approach dating in 2023 with a new, open-minded perspective. According to the report, Indian singles are

MELBOURNE, (IANS) - Indian ace Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna on January 24 soared into the final of the Australian Open 2023 mixed doubles event on January 25, beating third seed American-British pair Desirae Krawczyk and Neal Skupski in the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India Inc must create right space to bolster Apple manufacturing in the country, and the country should not lose the Cupertino-based iPhone maker the way it lost Samsung smartphone manufacturing to Vietnam, India Cellular and Electronics

WASHINGTON, DC (ANI) - A new poll by Morning Consult revealed shifting perspectives of India that see China, amid geopolitical changes, as the "greatest military threat" in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war, writes Michael Kugelman in Foreign Policy. New Delhi

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Azmat Jah, a professional photographer, and filmmaker who has worked with leading Hollywood directors, has taken over as successor of his father Mukarram Jah, the eighth and last formal Nizam of Hyderabad who passed away in Turkey. In

BODHGAYA - The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, recently concluded a three-day speaking engagement at Bodhgaya, known as the 'land of enlightenment' that has attracted over 100,000 mainly Tibetans from across the world. The huge response surprised the organizers, as the

KOLKATA, (IANS) - As economist Anita Bose Pfaff, daughter of Netaji Subhash C/ Chandra Bose, has already claimed that her father, being a Leftist, does not have any ideological semblance to that of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the scheduled program of

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Bajrang Punia on January 20 addressed the media in a press conference held by protesting wrestlers here at Jantar Mantar and said that if needed, they "will take the legal route" to

COLOMBO, (ANI) - Reaffirming India's support for the stability of Sri Lanka both politically and economically, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said full implementation of the 13th amendment in the island country is critical for achieving reconciliation with the minority

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani’s son Anant Advani was formally engaged to Radhika Merchant with the traditional 'Gol Dhana', 'Chunari Vidhi' and exchange of rings, an official said here on January 19. Anant and Radhika have

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Top Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on January 19 continued to slam Wrestling Federation of India president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, saying the women grapplers will file an FIR against him if the government does not act

CHENNAI, (IANS) - The US has become India's largest export market for gold jewelry ahead of the UAE. According to the World Gold Council report the US became the largest market for Indian gold jewelry due to additional tariffs on Chinese

NEW DELHI, (ANI) - The last two 'Saroops' of the Guru Granth Sahib have arrived from Afghanistan's Kabul in Delhi on Wednesday and will now be taken to a Gurudwara. Three people have arrived from Kabul with the last 2

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde raised the issue of the proposed makeover of Dharavi -- considered among the world's worst eyesore slums -- before a dazzling global audience of influencers in the cool climes of Davos, terming

India-West Staff Reporter AHMEDABAD - On January 15, Pramukh Swami Maharaj was given a grand devotional tribute in the closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations in the divine presence of Mahant Swami Maharaj. The month-long festival saw over 12.1 million people visit the exhibitions and attractions at Pramukh

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - The mortal remains of Mukarram Jah Bahadur, the titular eighth Nizam of Hyderabad who passed away in Turkey on January 14, were brought to Hyderabad on January 17. The body arrived at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport by a

KATHMANDU, (IANS) - Five Indian nationals were onboard the plane that crashed in Nepal's Pokhara on January 16, and at least 30 bodies have been recovered so far. According to the airport authorities, of the 72 passengers onboard including the crew

ISLAMABAD, (ANI) - As the world stares at a potential third World War amid the ongoing military conflict raging in Ukraine, two superpowers -- US and Russia -- are standing with India as allies, reported leading Pakistan national daily, The

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, (IANS) - Virat Kohli dished out another batting masterclass with his 46th ODI century while Shubman Gill notched up his second hundred and Mohammed Siraj picked four wickets to give India a 3-0 series victory with a 317-run thrashing

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi's decision on January 15 to resign as head of his family's branch and naming his son, Ruchir as successor beneficiary of the K.K. Modi family trust with immediate effect, seems to

KOLKATA, (IANS) - The Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, whose 161st birth anniversary was celebrated throughout the country on January 12, had spent Rs 943 crore on welfare works, both in India and overseas, during the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The trading community across India is in an upbeat mood as the next phase of wedding season commences on January 15. The wedding season will continue till June 27. This time, there are 53 auspicious dates for

PANAJI, (IANS) - Goa considers Russian tourists as high spenders, however, some of these tourists also venture into businesses like operating hotels, and even of them have made 'drugs supply' as their income source. The coastal state receives a high footfall

GUWAHATI, (IANS) - In India's 67-run victory over Sri Lanka in the ODI series opener at Barsapara Cricket Stadium here, talismanic batter Virat Kohli on January 10 equaled Sachin Tendulkar's record of 20 centuries in the format at home when

COLOMBO, (IANS) - The Canadian government has imposed sanctions on ex-Sri Lanka Presidents -- Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa -- over human rights violations during the 26-year-long war against Tamil minorities. "Canada is imposing sanctions against the following individuals who committed

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - South Asia is the hotspot of the climate crisis with the people there most prone to die - 15 times more likely - from its impact, according to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. "As always, those developing

MATHURA, (IANS) - More than 300 houses and shops will be acquired and then demolished for the construction of a corridor around the Bankey Bihari Temple. The survey for this began last week under the supervision of an eight-member committee that

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's philanthropic NGO Meer Foundation has come forward and supported the Delhi accident victim Anjali Singh's family by donating an undisclosed amount. Anjali, a 20-year-old, lost her life in a brutal hit and run

DEHRADUN, (IANS) - Stressing that every minute is important, Uttarakhand on January 9 directed immediate evacuation of people from Joshimath, where land is sinking rapidly. Cracks have appeared in 678 houses so far while 82 families have been shifted to safe

AYODHYA, (IANS) - Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirath Kshetra Trust has asked top sculptors in the country to send their models for the statue of Lord Ram in the form of a child for the under-construction temple in Ayodhya. The Trust will

SRINAGAR, (IANS) - Award-winning actress Shraddha Kapoor of 'Haider' and 'Chhichhore' fame will play the role of J&K braveheart Rukhsana Kausar in an upcoming movie. Back in 2009, Rukhsana Kausar, who's from Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, was in her 20s

JAIPUR, (IANS) - Jain saint Sugyesagar Maharaj, who was protesting making Jain pilgrimage site Sammed Shikhar in Jharkhand a tourist place, passed away on January 3. He was fasting for the last 10 days against the decision of the Jharkhand government.

LAHORE, (IANS) - Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he once told then Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa that he had been a playboy in the past, media reports said. Revealing details of his last meeting with Gen Bajwa

VARANASI - (IANS) - From the ravages of war, this love story between a Ukrainian man and a Russian woman has also had a painful end. A Ukraine national, Kostiantyn Beliaiev, 50, was living in Haridwar. He was depressed, having lost

GANDHINAGAR, (ANI) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 30 in Gandhinagar performed the last rites of his mother, Heeraben Modi, who passed away the same morning. He rushed to Gujarat’s capital early morning minutes after tweeting his personal loss at

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) – As many as 100 people have been arrested in Balochistan's port city of Gwadar as the provincial government struck with an iron fist at protesters and imposed an emergency law that prohibits the gathering of five or more

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The results of India wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant's MRI of the brain and spine are normal, said a medical bulletin, after the cricketer suffered in a serious car accident near Roorkee, Uttarakhand on December 30 morning. The 25-year-old

By VIKAS DATTA The dark clouds of Covid may have dissipated a bit in 2022 with growing vaccine coverage stemming the mass fatalities, but, the continuing pandemic, along with other diseases and age, continued to take its toll on several stellar

By ASHIS RAY LONDON, (IANS) - Akshata Murthy, the wife of British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, is slated to appear on the cover of the February issue of Tatler, a 313-year-old international monthly magazine, which features glamour, fashion and society, not

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - After Uzbekistan's Health Ministry said that the Noida based company Marion Biotech's cough syrup was responsible for the death of 18 children, India-made drugs have sparked new safety concerns across the globe. In October this year,

BHUBANESWAR, (IANS) - Odisha police have initiated a high-level investigation into the mysterious death of two Russians, including lawmaker and sausage king, Pavel Antov, in Rayagada district of Odisha. Vladimir Bidenov, a close friend of Antov, was found lying unconscious in

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 28 visited his mother Heeraben Modi at the U.N. Mehta Hospital here, where she was admitted earlier in the day for treatment. Heeraben turned 99 in June this year. The Prime Minister spent

NEW DELHI (PTI) - Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said that he would prefer to settle down in life with a partner who has a mix of qualities of both his mother Sonia Gandhi and grandmother Indira Gandhi. In an interview

Photo: WildFilmsIndia NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Numerous attempts of Chinese intrusion into Indian territory were to collect rare Himalayan fungus 'Keeda Jadi' (Cordyceps), the Indo-Pacific Centre for Strategic Communications (IPCSC) has said. Cordyceps, also known as caterpillar fungus or Himalayan gold, is

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Just when the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in Maharashtra appeared to be settling cozily at the halfway mark of its tenure, a shock-and-awe rebellion unseated it barely within

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 26 sought India's help in the implementation of a peace formula with Russia. "I had a phone call with PM Modi &

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - In the latest development in the loan fraud case involving former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband Deepak Kochhar, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on December 26 arrested Venugopal Dhoot, Chairman of the

SEATTLE, WA - Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's ex-wife Reham Khan has tied the knot with a US-based Pakistani actor Mirza Bilal. The 49-year-old British-Pakistani journalist, who was married to Khan between 2014 and 2015, announced on Twitter her marriage to

NEW DELHI (IANS) - NDTV founders, Radhika and Prannoy Roy have decided to divest most of their shares to the AMG Media Network.In a statement, the Roys said: "We started NDTV in 1988 in the belief that journalism in India was

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari failed to get an in-person meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his recent visit here and had to settle for a phone conversation even though they were in

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar and her husband and businessman Deepak Kochhar were on December 23 arrested by the CBI in connection with a loan fraud case involving bank officials and the Videocon Group. A senior Central

KOCHI (IANS) After becoming the most expensive buy as well as player in the Indian Premier League (IPL) history, England all-rounder Sam Curran on December 23 said that he didn’t sleep much the previous night and was a bit excited and

KATHMANDU, (ANI) - Kiran Kumar Sah, an MP from Nepal, created history this month after taking an oath in the Sanskrit language. There is no record of taking an oath in Sanskrit before this, the Nepali publication reported citing the Federal

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India joined China and Russia in abstaining on a UN Security Council resolution on Myanmar, calling for the restoration of democracy there and the release of political prisoners, foremost among them Aung San Suu Kyi. The

CHENNAI, (IANS) - US Marines have delivered gifts including toys to around 50 children housed in an NGO in Chennai. The gift is part of the US Marine's Toys for Tots program which is an initiative to brighten the lives

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The design of the upcoming airport at Ayodhya will reflect the idea and spirit of the Ram Mandir. Officials said work is expected to be completed by June 2023. Ayodhya, being the first of the seven most

KATHMANDU, (IANS) – Nepal’s Supreme Court on December 21 ordered the release of serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who is also known as the 'bikini killer' or 'serpent killer'. Hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by Sobhraj, a joint bench of Justices

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, (IANS) - Thanks to the engrossing World Cup finals when Messi and Mbappe worked very hard for over two hours on December 18 night, soccer-loving Keralites, according to figures, bought liquor worth nearly Rs 56 crore. The figures from the

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - A Mumbai nurse who came face to face with the 26/11 terrorists at a hospital and protected 20 newborns gave a moving testimony before the UN Security Council about the horrors of terrorism and its

KANGRA, (ANI) - Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, on December 19, said that India is a perfect place and his permanent residence and that he prefers India. While responding to a query over the Tawang clash, Dalai Lama at Kangra airport

DHAKA, (IANS) - Indian war veterans, participating in Victory Day celebrations, paid tribute to the members of the Bangladesh Armed Forces who made supreme sacrifices during the Liberation War of 1971 by laying a wreath at the altar of Shikha

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Jaipur Pink Panthers, which is owned by Abhishek Bachchan, has clinched the trophy for Season 9 of the Pro Kabaddi League. As his team brought home the trophy, the actor shared pictures from the match. Jaipur Pink Panthers

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - About 58 percent of Indians have reduced their 'Make in China' purchases due to the current geopolitical situation while 26 percent said they found Indian alternatives to be better in price and quality when it comes

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Leo Varadkar has joined the ranks of current Indian descent prime ministers becoming the fourth outside India when he again became the Taoiseach of Ireland. The Fine Gael party leader assumed the prime ministership at the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - After Washington DC on December 16 announced that public transport would now be free, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took a jibe at the opposition. He shared a news report and tweeted, "Washington DC makes public transport

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - People bringing their newly purchased two-wheelers and four-wheelers to temples for 'vahan puja' (vehicle puja) is a common sight but this businessman from Telangana took his newly bought helicopter to a temple for performing the rituals. Boinpally Srinivas

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The friction points between the Central government and the Supreme Court is rolling beyond the row over the delay in the appointment of judges. Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has minced no words in criticizing the judiciary on

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari called for cooperation between New Delhi and Islamabad on terrorism but veered off into a personal vituperative tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi using extreme, unparliamentary language. Asked by a Pakistani

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 16 had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, where he reiterated that dialogue and diplomacy are the only way forward to resolve the ongoing conflict with Ukraine. The conversation

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - A businessman in the city of Nizams has purchased India's most expensive supercar - the McLaren 765 LT Spider reported to be worth around Rs 12 crore. Naseer Khan recently received the delivery of the supercar at Taj

LONDON, (IANS) - In a major setback to fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, the UK High Court has denied him permission to appeal against his extradition before the UK Supreme Court. The judgment order was pronounced at the Royal Courts of

By ARUL LOUIS NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar hit out on December 15 at double standards on terrorism practiced by China and Pakistan and said that the international community should collectively act against those countries

NEW YORK, NY(IANS) - In an unprecedented move, Iran has been expelled from the UN's Commission on the Status of Women in a vote on which India abstained. The US proposal at the UN Economic and Social Council to remove Iran

CHANDIGARH, (ANI) - Punjab police have successfully solved the double murder case of a Nakodar-based cloth merchant and his personal security officer Mandeep Singh with the arrest of three accused. Director General of Police Punjab Gaurav Yadav on December 14 said

BENGALURU, (IANS) - Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy cleaned the bathroom for his roommates after he took a bath at 4.30 a.m. and took out an aching tooth himself to prepare and deliver a presentation, while CEO and MD S.D.

PM Modi during his visit to Bagan, Myanmar NEW DELHI, (ANI) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been consistently projecting Buddhism as an important and unique part of India's foreign policy. In the last eight years, Modi has visited several Buddhist or

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi was hailed on December 14 for his vision that guides the world organization at the unveiling of his statue at the UN headquarters, here. The bust was donated by the Indian government and stands on

By YAJURVINDRA SINGH The Indian cricket team, one felt, a few years back was heading toward becoming the dominant side in world cricket. The heady success of the West Indies team in the 1970s and, thereafter, of the Australian team was

MONTREAL, (IANS) - The United Nations on December 13 recognized 10 ground-breaking efforts - including the cleaning of the Ganga - from around the globe for their role in restoring the natural world. The winning initiatives were unveiled at the UN

RANCHI, (IANS) - Maluti is a tiny village in Jharkhand. With a population of 2,500, this unique village consists of as many as 108 magnificent ancient temples and now both, the state and central governments want UNESCO to declare it

TORONTO, (IANS) - Pitching Uttar Pradesh as the engine of India's growth, a high-level Uttar Pradesh delegation here wooed investors to the state's Global Investors Summit 2023 in February. The Yogi Adityanath government, which is aiming to attract over Rs 10

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India stood alone abstaining on a Security Council resolution backed in a show of consensus by the Western countries as well as China and Russia, saying it could allow the diversion of aid to terrorist

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Chinese troops approached the LAC in Arunachal Pradesh but Indian troops firmly contested their way, leading to a clash between the two, sources said on December 12. Although no loss of life or major injuries was reported,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - As more and more cases of unexpected heart attacks and even strokes come to light among healthy, young, and middle-aged Indians, a new survey revealed on December 9 that about 51 percent of citizens said they

SHIMLA, (IANS) - All it took was nine days for the giant pair of faux lungs installed at a busy junction of Ludhiana to turn pitch black from chalk white, raising concerns amongst citizens about the health impacts of breathing

ABU DHABI, (IANS) - India opener Shikhar Dhawan on December 9 announced that he would be launching a $75 million Global Investment Tech Fund to focus on innovation across the sports spectrum. The Fund, consisting of a green shoe option of

CHANDIGARH, (IANS) - The registration of thousands of foreign-made weapons continues in Punjab in gross violation of an Indian order that banned the import and registration of all foreign-made weapons in India with a few exceptions. The involvement of Gun

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - After the Gujarat assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party got into a celebratory mode to welcome the achievement of national recognition. AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal in a video message to party workers said, "Aam Aadmi Party has

GANDHINAGAR, (ANI) - BJP returned to power in Gujarat with a historic victory while Congress made a comeback in Himachal Pradesh in the results announced on December 8 which also marked the start of an election season that will see

NEW DELHI (ANI) - India will steer the celebration of International Millet Year 2023 and organize campaigns to promote the cultivation and consumption of nutri-cereals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said. The Prime Minister's message was conveyed at the opening ceremony for

By ASHISH RAY LONDON, (IANS) - Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case, has claimed in a signed five-page hand-written letter from Tihar Jail to UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that he is "being abused in a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - After India directed Google to stop showing betting companies ads for Indian users, the tech giant on December 7 said it will not allow any advertisements that promote online gambling. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Extreme heat waves are increasing with alarming frequency across India in the past few decades and soon the country may become one of the first places in the world to experience heat waves that break the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Co-chair and Trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates on December 6 called on India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Both discussed India's successful initiatives in dealing with the pandemic and its aftermath and the country's

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Diplomats and a US politician have been honored at the UN with the Diwali Foundation's Power of One award recognizing their contributions to promoting international relations. The head of the European Union (EU) delegation to the

BOSTON, MA (IANS) - Indian startup Kheyti, a pioneering solution for local smallholder farmers to reduce costs, increase yields, and protect livelihoods on the frontlines of climate change, was among five winners of The Earthshot Prize for their ground-breaking solutions

PATNA, (IANS) - After giving a new lease of life to her father Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rohini Acharya has been trending on social media. Acharya, the second eldest daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav who donated one of her kidneys to her

SINGAPORE, (ANI) - A World Bank report published last week revealed that remittance flows to India from its migrant workers are on track to gain 12 percent to reach a record $100 billion for the year. Remittance growth in 2021

KOLKATA, (IANS) - While all eyes are on the ongoing football World Cup in Qatar, little is known of the fate of eight ex-Indian Navy personnel imprisoned in that country for over 90 days now. The Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement (IESM) has

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - When Ruchira Kamboj took the gavel on December 1 at the Security Council, she was following in the footsteps of an illustrious Indian woman, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit who assumed leadership of a major UN body

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Senior journalist Ravish Kumar has resigned from his post as senior executive editor at NDTV India, according to reports. The news channel announced his resignation through an internal communication on November 30. "Few journalists have impacted people

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India will take over the presidency of the Security Council on December 1, at a time of an acute international crisis that will call upon its diplomatic skills in the UN's highest decision-making body paralyzed

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - As India prepares to assume the presidency of the Security Council this week, India's Permanent Representative to the UN, Ruchira Kamboj has met with General Assembly President Csaba Korosi, according to his Spokesperson Paulina Kubiak. Kubiak

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Tata Group on November 29 announced the consolidation of its airlines, Vistara and Air India. With this consolidation, Air India will be India's leading domestic and international carrier with a combined fleet of 218 aircraft,

DOHA - Despite not receiving a regular chance in India’s playing XI in the ongoing Men in Blue’s New Zealand tour, fans’ love for their star batter Sanju Samson is unfazed. In the ongoing FIFA Qatar World Cup 2022, the fans

LONDON, (IANS) - Britain's new Prime Minister, 42-year-old Rishi Sunak, was expected to stress in a speech on November 28 night, 'the importance' of 'deepening ties in the Indo-Pacific'. This means Britain wants to consolidate defense and economic relations with India,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Legendary Indian athlete P.T Usha on November 28 was elected as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Union Law Minister and former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju congratulated the veteran sprinter on her appointment as the

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - US President George W Bush called Prime Minister Manmohan Singh even before the 26/11 terrorists were done with their massacre of civilians in Mumbai, and even before the body count was over. President-elect Barack Obama was

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Regular coloring of grey hair, and no black or religious thread on the wrist or ankle are part of Air India's new grooming guidelines for its cabin crew. It said that male crew with a deeply receding

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The External Affairs Ministry on November 24 said Qatar has informed India that the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik was not extended any invitation to attend the ongoing FIFA World Cup. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – India said that out of a total of 15,783 Indian students who had enrolled in Ukrainian medical universities, 14,973 are undergoing online classes, 170 students are pursuing their education at partner universities and 640 students are

TORONTO, (IANS) - Following a surge in complaints post-Diwali in October, the Canadian city of Brampton unanimously moved a motion on Thursday to ban fireworks. The motion brought forward by Councilor Denis Keenan and seconded by fellow Councilor Gurpreet Singh Toor

NEW YORK, NY(IANS) - India has received wide praise for its leadership of the UN Security Council's Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) and for guiding the adoption of the Delhi Declaration on fighting terrorists using emerging technologies at its special meeting in

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - Pakistan President Arif Alvi on November 24 approved the recommendation of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the appointment of Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir as the next Army chief, and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Satyam scam, which had rocked India’s corporate world 13 years back in 2009, forcing the government to constitute a six-member board to look after its affairs, was revisited by some of the eminent names from

COLOMBO, (IANS) - Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe warned on November 23 that any attempt to topple the government through an anti-government protest or 'Aragalaya' would be crushed using military power and Emergency laws. Addressing the Parliament during the budget debate,

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India has called attention to the threat posed by North Korea's missile technology proliferation to New Delhi's security and joined the US and eight other countries to demand UN Security Council action against Pyongyang. "Proliferation of

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Purnima Devi Barman, a conservation biologist known for initiating an all-female grassroots conservation movement from Assam for saving the greater adjutant, one of the world's rarest storks, is among the UN Environment Programmer’s (UNEP) 2022 Champions

DOHA, (ANI) – Indian Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on November 20 joined Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani and other dignitaries in the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Dhankhar was on a two-day visit to Qatar at

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - The Bharatiya Janata Party on November 18 launched an aggressive campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections, with 56 public meetings addressed by 26 national leaders, including party national President J.P. Nadda, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has initiated the process to re-constitute the selection committee for the senior men's team and invited applications to appoint five selectors. The board has reportedly scrapped the selection committee

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The ruling alliance Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on November 16 demanded 'purification' of Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Aditya Thackeray for meeting and hugging Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Nanded on

BALI, (ANI) - UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on November 16 highlighted the strong bonds between India and Britain during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the two leaders discussing areas where the UK and India are working

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - The world population is projected to reach 8 billion on November 15, with India overtaking China as the world's most populous nation in 2023, according to the UN's World Population Prospects 2022. Currently, the global population

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Supreme Court on November 11 ordered the release of all the six life-term convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case in view of the Tamil Nadu government's recommendation. In May, the top court had ordered the

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Amid the ongoing rumors of divorce with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza, Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik's pictures with model and actress Ayesha Omar have gone viral on social media. As per multiple media reports, all has not been

ADELAIDE, (IANS) - Alex Hales and Jos Buttler smashed mesmerizing fifties to thrash a listless India by ten wickets in the second semifinal of Men's T20 World Cup at the Adelaide Oval on November 10. Hales hit 86 not out off

JAMNAGAR, (IANS) - The BJP is fielding Rivaba Jadeja, wife of cricketer Ravindra Jadeja, from Gujarat's Jamnagar North constituency, in place of sitting MLA Dharmendra Singh Jadeja (Hakubha) in the December Assembly elections. Hakubha was a turncoat, having left the Congress

LONDON, (IANS) - Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who cheated Punjab National Bank (PNB) of over Rs 11,000 crore, is likely to be extradited soon to India from the UK as he lost his appeal in the High Court on

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Amid speculation in the US about India's peacemaking role in Ukraine, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar was in Moscow for meetings with Russian officials, while Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra held talks with Deputy Secretary

LONDON, (IANS) - India was found to be the most common country of birth for one in six, or nearly 10 million, people in England and Wales, according to a report released by the UK's Office for National Statistics. The report,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - This year marks the 34th birthday of Padma Shri, award-winning cricketer Virat Kohli. Whether knocking the highest number of double centuries in consecutive Test series or the fastest 1,000 runs in ODIs, Kohli has a flair for

NEW DELHI (IANS) – For the first time in 30 years, Gujarat is set to witness a three-cornered contest in the forthcoming Assembly elections to be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. This was revealed by an exclusive

ISLAMABAD, (ANI) - A Day after he was shot at in Pakistan's Punjab province, the country's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, on November 4, broke silence on the attack and said he was "hit by four bullets." In the first address

BOSTON, MA (IANS) - A floral waste project which converts flowers dispersed into the river Ganga into sustainable leather called Fleather and a greenhouse-in-a-box solution for small farmers are among this year’s finalists from India for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize,

NEW DELHI (IANS) – For the first time in 30 years, Gujarat is set to witness a three-cornered contest in the forthcoming Assembly elections to be held in two phases on December 1 and 5. This was revealed by an exclusive

LAHORE (IANS) - The attack on former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan in Wazirabad on November 3 was launched from three different directions in which at least three individuals were involved, the police said, according to

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India has abstained on yet another resolution involving Ukraine, this time a motion sponsored by Russia at the UN Security Council. Only China voted with Russia on November 2 on the resolution calling for an inquiry

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A thick layer of pollutants covered Delhi and the adjoining cities on November 3 as pollution levels slipped to the 'severe' category. Experts have warned that prolonged exposure to this toxic air could lead to serious

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - Ela Bhatt, noted Gandhian and women's rights activist who founded the Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), passed away on November 2 after a brief illness. She was 89. "It is with profound grief that we announce the passing away

SHIMLA, (IANS) - With many lawmakers less vocal about legalizing cannabis cultivation, it is once again an election issue in Himachal Pradesh with the outgoing BJP government deliberating but failing, to legalize what will benefit nearly 300,00 farming families belonging

AHMEDABAD - A day after the Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat, which shockwaves around the world, police have arrested nine persons, including the managers of the private contractor Oreva Group and ticket clerks and security guards. While the death toll kept

HAMBURG, (ANI) - India's Ministry of Defense is the world's biggest employer with 2.92 million people, which includes combined active service personnel, reservists, and civilian staff, according to a report in 'Statista'. A close second is the US Department of Defense

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India's Mundra port is set to connect with a large network of Gulf ports with Saudi Arabia as the hub. Mundra Port, the Adani owned container gateway, will connect King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. Every fortnight the

LONDON – After an audience with King Charles III on October 25, where he was offered Diwali sweets, the 42-year-old Prime Minister of UK on October 26, shared Diwali wishes from his residence at 10 Downing Street. Sunak attended a

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - The UN human rights expert on Myanmar has said that the extremist Rohingya organization that has been involved in the massacre of Hindus in Myanmar should be apprehended and held accountable. Asked at a news conference

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena-Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray will join the Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra led by party MP Rahul Gandhi when it enters Maharashtra next month, party leaders said here on October 26. While NCP President

LONDON, (IANS) – Conservative party politician Rishi Sunak on October 25 officially became the Prime Minister of UK after meeting King Charles III at Buckingham Palace. In his first address as the Prime Minister, Sunak said: "UK is under economic distress

LONDO, (IANS) - Even as they wonder whether Rishi Sunak will be able to steer the Conservatives and his country out of the "fiscal black hole" they must contend with, British commentators haven't missed the significance of his elevation to

BENGALURU, (IANS) - The UK Queen consort Camilla is in a Bengaluru health center along with her friends, police sources said on October 23. She traveled by a British Airways flight and landed at the Kempe Gowda International Airport of Bengaluru. Earlier,

AYODHYA, (IANS) - More than 17 lakh earthen diyas were lit up, presenting a mesmerizing view on the banks of Saryu River at Ayodhya, and it seemed like heaven on earth. The reflection of the diyas in the Saryu River provided

NEW DELHI (ANI) - John Shaw, the husband of Biocon executive chairperson Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, passed away on October 24 at the age of 73. Shaw, former vice chairman of Biocon, was being treated in a Bengaluru private hospital, where he

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A Delhi court on October 21 sent a 50-year-old Chinese woman arrested on suspicion of being a spy, and involvement in anti-India activities, to 14-day judicial custody. Cai Ruo, who claimed to be a 'Buddhist monk', was

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - With levels of poverty, inflation, and hunger notwithstanding, India ranks third in the world's first-ever global study on the rise of centi-millionaires -- individuals with assets of more than $100 million, a new report has revealed. Out

LONDON, (IANS) - The ruling Conservatives will race to find a new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in a week, after Liz Truss dramatically, though not unexpectedly, resigned as head of government on October 20 after only 45 days

KURNOOL, (IANS) - Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on October 19 said that he will report to the new Congress president who will decide his role in the party. He told reporters at Adoni during the Bharat Jodo Yatra that the Congress

NEW DELHI, (ANI) - Veteran politician Mallikarjun Kharge on October 19 swept the party's presidential polls paving the way for him to become the first non-Gandhi chief of Congress party in over two decades. Chairman of the party's Central Election Committee

SINGAPORE (ANI) - The collective wealth of tycoons on the 2022 Forbes list of India's 100 Richest grew from $25 billion to $800 billion, according to a Forbes Asia report. The Forbes statement released said a weaker rupee impacted the majority

SRINAGAR, (IANS) - Kashmiri photojournalist, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, on October 19 said that authorities did not allow her to attend the award ceremony in the US where she was to receive her Pulitzer award for the coverage of Covid pandemic. "Despite

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Indian cricket team will not travel to Pakistan and will insist on a neutral venue for next year's Asia Cup, the BCCI secretary Jay Shah said on October 19 after the board's meeting here. The 2023 edition of

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - The World Bank announced the beginning of two parallel legal processes to address Pakistan’s concerns over two hydropower projects on the western rivers by India in violation of the Indus Basin Treaty, breaking a six-year-old gridlock. The World

AHMEDABAD, (IANS) - The residents of Ahmedabad's Nana Chiloda have decided to boycott the Assembly elections whenever they are held to protest the government’s apathy. Two years ago, Nana Chiloda was a village until it was merged into the Ahmedabad Municipal

MOSCOW, (IANS) - Production of Russia's new Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles in India may be launched before year-end, a senior Russian official has said. The weapon will be manufactured at a plant in Korwa in Uttar Pradesh, according to Alexander Mikheev,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - In the Congress presidential election, the Gandhis have maintained distance, but Rahul Gandhi is proving that he is the leader of the party and despite all odds, he is leading the Bharat Jodo Yatra although he

By HARESH JHALA GANDHINAGAR, (IANS) - The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is aggressively campaigning in Gujarat for the first time in ten years. It has become a talking point for political parties and voters. The party has been able to create

LONDON, (IANS) - Senior Conservatives will this week hold talks on a "rescue mission" that would see the swift removal of Liz Truss as leader after the new chancellor Jeremy Hunt dramatically tore up her economic package and signaled a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - INS Arihant carried out a successful launch of a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) on October 14, India announced. The missile was tested to a predetermined range and impacted the target area in the Bay of Bengal

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India has abstained on a UN General Assembly resolution condemning Russia's annexation of Ukrainian territories, declaring that it is consistent with New Delhi's "well thought out national position", and has called for a diplomatic solution.The resolution,

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Meta-owned WhatsApp has become a spam factory as more than one in two Indians now say that they are facing four or more spam messages each day, a report showed on October 12. Consumers face unwanted calls,

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The former India allrounder Roger Binny on October 11 filed his nomination for the post of BCCI president and is likely to get elected unopposed. Binny, a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team, is the sole candidate

Photo: @LiveLawIndia NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Chief Justice of India U.U. Lalit, who will retire on November 8, has named Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, the senior-most judge in the Supreme Court, as his successor. Justice Chandrachud is the son of former Supreme Court

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories on October 11 announced that the World Economic Forum (WEF) has recognized its largest manufacturing facility in Bachupally, Hyderabad, as part of its global lighthouse network. Lighthouses are factories leading the way in

CANBERRA, (ANI) - External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles in Canberra on October 10 and gifted a signed bat from Virat Kohli, in a special gesture to show the common thread of cricket that

BY ARUL LOUIS NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - While External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar kept the world in suspense on how India would vote on the upcoming resolution in the UN General Assembly condemning Russia's annexation of parts of Ukraine, New

COPENHAGEN, (IANS) - Dr. Renil Manat is on the top of the world as his long-time associate and family friend, Dr. Morten Meldal has won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. The Keralite who has roots in Kozhikode and Thalassery, speaking in

LUCKNOW, (IANS) - He was known as 'Dhartiputra' and remained a true son of the soil. His style of politics was firmly grounded, and success and failure did not affect him. Mulayam Singh Yadav was one of the last of

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - India has joined the US in condemning North Korea's missile launches as a threat to the international community and warned that they could be in pursuit of its leader Kim Jong-un's threat of pre-emptive nuclear

GENEVA, (IANS) - The World Health Organization on October 6 issued an alert for four "contaminated" India-made medicines, used in the Gambia and found to contain chemicals that are toxic and potentially fatal, after 66 child deaths. "WHO has today issued

LONDON, (IANS) - Suella Braverman risked upsetting No. 10 saying she has "reservations" with Britain-India trade deal as it could lead to an increase in immigration to the UK, The Guardian reported. PM Liz Truss said she wants to sign a

GENEVA, (IANS) - Chinese authorities have developed an elaborate public relations strategy to end international support for Tibet after the death of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, which includes installing a puppet leader in his place, according to a

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - From a party formed to fight injustice against a region to achieving its goal of Telangana statehood to now setting its sights on the national political horizon, the TRS under K. Chandrasekhar Rao is set to embark

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - India has emerged as the world's largest producer and consumer of sugar and its second-largest exporter. In sugar season (October-September) 2021-22, a record over 5,000 lakh metric tons (LMT) sugarcane was produced in the country, out of

LONDON, (IANS) - After wrapping up a train in London with the Tata logo, the premier Indian conglomerate has now branded the London Marathon in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) colors. More than 40,000 runners participated in the event on October

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 4 had a telephonic conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Prime Minister reiterated his call for early cessation of hostilities and the need to pursue the path of dialogue

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - The Pakistan government's Twitter account has been withheld in India due to a "legal demand", the media reported on October 1. The account displayed a message that said: "@GovtofPakistan's account has been withheld in India in response to

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Indian security authorities were on alert following a bomb threat on board an Iranian passenger flight when it was approaching Delhi. Sources said that the Mahan Air flight, which was in Indian airspace when the airline received

ISLAMABAD, (IANS) - Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that his country opposes any reforms that expand the UN Security Council to bring India into the fold. Pakistan's UN mission and its allies have worked to foil such

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Ahead of Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's imminent entry into national politics, the ruling TRS party has decided to purchase an aircraft so that he can jet across the country, sources said. The decision was taken on

Justice D.Y. Chandrachud NEW DELHI, (IANS) – The world has noticed that while the US Supreme Court has overturned basic abortion rights for women, the Supreme Court of India on September 29 said that unmarried women are also entitled to seek

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The Indian Navy is participating in a two-week exercise being conducted by the world's largest multinational naval partnership, Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), in Seychelles, signaling New Delhi's growing interest in the western Indian Ocean. Indian Naval Ship

SHILLONG, (IANS) - Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on September 25 said all people living in India are Hindus in terms of identity. Elaborating on the RSS' philosophy, Bhagwat said that Hinduism is not a religion but a way

HYDERABAD, (IANS) - Being the senior-most player in the Indian squad and one with vast experience of leading the side, Virat Kohli knows he must use his experience and guide the youngsters to help him take India to victory. On September

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Not just food and energy security but also the safety of nuclear facilities in Ukraine was at top of the agenda when External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal in New York

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on September 21 asked the UN Security Council to send an unambiguous message that impunity in carrying out violations of human rights will not be tolerated and called for independent

DHARAMSHALA, (ANI) - Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on September 22 said that he would prefer to breathe his last surrounded by the genuine and loving people of India, a free and open democracy, rather than among "artificial" Chinese officials. He

NEW YORK, NY (ANI) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hailed at the United Nations General Assembly for his message to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine war, by the US and France at the UNGA meeting here. On the

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - A Delhi court on September 20 dismissed the appeal of a man claiming to be the heir of a royal family in Agra and seeking ownership of the Qutub Minar. Kunwar Mahendra Dhwaj Prasad Singh, who claims

LEICESTER (UK), (IANS) - Violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims in Leicester were the result of outsiders coming to the city and inflaming existing tensions, community leaders have said, the media reported. Over the weekend, police made 47 arrests after clashes

SRINAGAR, (IANS) - India on September 19 issued a formal order declaring Maharaja Hari Singh birthday as a public holiday. "To commemorate the birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh, September 23 of every year shall be observed as holiday in government

BHOPAL, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17 said cheetahs are back on Indian soil after 70 years and the move will lead to the restoration of forest and grassland ecosystems. The Prime Minister released the big cats --

CHENNAI, (IANS) - The latest report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) states that Tamil Nadu witnessed the second highest number of suicides in the country. Maharashtra tops the list with 22,207 suicides, and Tamil Nadu is second with

CHANDIGARH, (IANS) - Four cabinet ministers in Punjab on September 19 got together with experts to formulate a joint strategy to deal with stubble burning and safeguard the environment. The ministers, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer, Aman Arora, and

LONDON, (ANI) - President Droupadi Murmu along with other global leaders attended the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London on September 19. Upon her arrival two days earlier, she offered tributes to Queen Elizabeth II at

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – First the set up. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was formed in December 1928 as a Society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act of 1975. BCCI, as it is more popularly