New York

NYIC joins Choose Welcome Campaign

New York: The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) has joined Families Belong Together and partners from all over the country in launching #ChooseWelcome. NYIC has joined local organizations that have set up dynamic volunteer operations […]

World Vegan Vision celebrates 30th anniversary

New York: World Vegan Vision (WVV) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a Thanksgiving dinner and dance event on November 19. The event was attended by over 150 guests and community members including Ragini Srivastava, the Town […]

India discontinues Air Suvidha form for international arrivals

New Delhi: Passengers coming to India from foreign countries are no longer required to fill out the Air Suvidha forms as it has been canceled, the Indian aviation ministry released a notification on November 21 […]

International

BJP biggest barrier in India, Pak friendship: Imran

Islamabad: Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has said that there should be good relations between India and Pakistan. However, he added that this is not possible as long as there is a BJP government […]

Nepal elections pass off largely peacefully, turnout lower

Kathmandu: Nepal held largely peaceful elections to the federal Parliament and provincial Assemblies last week with some cases of violent clashes between party cadres reported, while voters’ participation, according to initial estimates, remained much lower than […]

Pakistan to get new army chief as Gen Bajwa retires on Nov 29

Among the frontrunners for the Army Chief post are Lt Generals Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Azhar Abbas, Nauman Mahmood Raja and Faiz Hameed New Delhi: The nomination of a new Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is […]

Maharashtra to probe police ‘inaction’ on Shraddha’s SOS letter

Mumbai: Taking strong cognisance, the Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the Palghar Police’s ‘inaction’ on a letter written by Shraddha Walkar in November 2020, apprehending death threats from her live-in partner Aftab Amin […]

Satyendar Jain gets relief over ‘proper’ jail food request

New Delhi: Jailed Delhi minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday got relief from a Delhi court on his request for ‘proper food’. In its order, the court directed the Tihar jail administration to provide food to […]

Gujarat polls: PM Modi urges people to ensure BJP’s landslide victory

Mehsana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged the people of Gujarat to ensure that the BJP wins the state Assembly polls with a huge margin. Addressing a public rally in Mehsana, he said, “I […]

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Entertainment

Kangana thanks Tabu for “single-handedly saving Hindi film industry”

Ajay Devgn and Tabu starrer ‘Drishyam 2’ finally arrived at theatres on November 18. Ever since the film was released, it has managed to garner a positive response from the critics as well as the […]

‘Mission Impossible’ director says he is a huge fan of RRR

J J Abrams, Director of ‘Mission Impossible’ and many other remarkable Hollywood films, recently met filmmaker S S Rajamouli at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles and said that he is a huge fan of […]

Tabassum of ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’ fame dies at 78

Veteran actor Tabassum, who worked extensively as a child artist and then shot to fame as the host of the first TV talk show of Indian television, ‘Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan’ on Doordarshan, died […]

Sports

India win series 1-0 against New Zealand after rain forces tie

Napier: India clinched the three-match series 1-0 against New Zealand after the third T20I between the two teams ended in a tie via Duckworth-Lewis method following rain interruption at the McClean Park here. The Hardik […]

Iran players remain silent during national anthem

Doha: Before a ball was even kicked in Iran’s World Cup opener against England, Iran’s players made a powerful statement. In what seemed to be a show of solidarity with those protesting back home, the […]

Wales draw with US after 64-year World Cup hiatus

Doha: An eventful second day of the World Cup in Qatar wrapped up with the match between US and Wales ending in a 1-1 draw at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, some […]

Business

Indian economy to grow 13-fold to $40 trillion by 2047: Mukesh Ambani

Mumbai: India is likely to become a $40 trillion economy by 2047 — a 13-fold jump from its current size — driven primarily by a clean energy revolution and digitalisation, billionaire Mukesh Ambani said. Ambani’s […]

Australia clears historic free trade agreement with India

New Delhi: Australia has cleared the historic free trade agreement (FTA) with India as its Parliament has approved the pact. Taking to Twitter, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said: “BREAKING: Our Free Trade Agreement with […]

India climbs six places to 61st rank in Network Readiness Index `

India has climbed up six places to 61st rank in the Network Readiness Index 2022 report prepared by US-based non-profit body Portulans Institute, the telecom ministry said on Saturday.    The country’s overall score has […]

Lifestyle

Lots of Winners When Democracy Works Well

I love it when democracy works well and an election goes smoothly. But enough about Brazil’s national election.  This year’s U.S. midterm election went fairly well, despite the usual rumors of votes being dumped, voting […]

Japanese fans clear litter, show their class at FIFA

Despite not playing, Japanese fans who were in attendance to enjoy the opening game of the FIFA World Cup tournament were seen clearing up the litter left behind by other supports in the ground, giving […]

A town in Italy offers 30,000 euros to move there

In an effort to turn their fortunes around, a number of small Italian towns are developing alluring plans to ask people to move there. In a similar manner, Presicce, a town in the sunny region […]