New York

NYC gala raises $1.3 million for Sankara’s Million Free Eye Surgeries

New York: More than 300 invitees opened their hearts and wallets as the Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) raised $1.3 million at its glittering “Be the Light Gala” at Cipriani 42nd Street in Midtown Manhattan on […]

This is the best time to invest in India: Union minister Jitendra Singh to diaspora

New York: Union minister Jitendra Singh, who was on a 5-day visit to the US on Saturday interacted with the Indian diaspora in New York and encouraged them to invest in India, as this is […]

New Jersey Hindu Americans condemn, demand rescission of hateful resolution by Teaneck Democrats

Teaneck, NJ: Almost fifty-five Hindu American organizations representing more than 155,000 residents of Bergen County, NJ and surrounding areas signed a coalition letter condemning a hateful resolution recently passed by the Teaneck Democratic Municipal Committee […]

International

Canadian lower house unanimously recognizes November as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Ottawa: The Canadian House of Commons has passed a unanimous resolution moved by an Indo-Canadian MP to have November proclaimed as Hindu Heritage Month. The motion is still to be debated and passed by the […]

NATO calls Nord Stream leaks ‘deliberate, reckless’ sabotage

Copenhagen, Denmark: The NATO military alliance warned Thursday it would retaliate for any attacks on the critical infrastructure of its 30 member countries and joined other Western officials in citing sabotage as the likely cause […]

Won’t negotiate with Russia: Zelensky At UN

Kyiv: Kyiv will not be able to negotiate with Russia after Moscow held annexation “referendums” in four occupied Ukrainian regions, President Volodymyr Zelensky told the United Nations General Assembly. “Russia’s recognition of the pseudo-referendums as ‘normal’, […]

Akash Ambani on Time’s 100 Emerging Leaders’ list

New Delhi: Akash Ambani, son of billionaire Mukesh Ambani and head of India’s largest telecom firm Jio, has been named in the Time100 Next — the magazine’s list of the world’s rising stars. He is the […]

Digvijaya to file nomination for Cong prez polls

New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh will file nomination for the post of the party president for which election is scheduled to be held on October 17. He took his nomination form from the party’s Central […]

SC: All women entitled to safe & legal abortion

New Delhi: The Supreme Court said that unmarried women are also entitled to seek abortion of pregnancy in the term of 20-24 weeks arising out of a consensual relationship. It emphasized that all women are entitled […]

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Entertainment

‘Barriers have gone down’: Aishwarya on North-South debate

New Delhi: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is on a promotional spree for her upcoming movie Ponniyin Selvan: I, spoke about the north vs south cinema debate during a promotional event in Delhi. The actress said that […]

We need to relook Indian mythology, folklore: Hrithik

Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan, who is currently awaiting the release of his upcoming film ‘Vikram Vedha’, feels that India as a country is culturally very rich and has a treasure of folk tales and mythology […]

Dadasaheb Phalke Award for actress Asha Parekh

Veteran Hindi film actress-director-producer Asha Parekh will soon be feted with the Lifetime Achievement honor for her contribution to cinema at this year’s Dadasaheb Phalke Awards by President Droupadi Murmu. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister […]

Sports

Men’s hockey World Cup: India to open against Spain on Jan 13

Bhubaneswar: Clubbed with European giants England, Spain and Wales in Pool D, hosts India will open their campaign against Spain in the 2023 FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup at Rourkela on January 13, the […]

India win first T20I against South Africa by 8 wickets

Thiruvananthapuram: Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul scored half centuries as the hosts chased down 107 on a difficult pitch to take a 1-0 lead against South Africa in the three-match series. Earlier, Arshdeep Singh and […]

Nadal reveals why he became super emotional at Federer’s retirement

London: Spanish stalwart Rafael Nadal has revealed why he became super emotional during Roger Federer’s last match in the Laver Cup, saying it was because an important part of his life was leaving with the […]

Business

Jeff Bezos races ahead of Gautam Adani in billionaires rankings

New Delhi: Billionaire tycoon Gautam Adani has now slipped to the third spot on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has reclaimed his second spot and is ahead of Asia’s richest man by […]

Fed’s Evans is worried over continuous interest rate hikes

New York: Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans says he’s feeling apprehensive about the U.S. central bank raising interest rates too quickly in its quest to tackle runaway inflation. Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe”, […]

India says has enough forex reserve to deal with current situation

New Delhi: Economic affairs secretary Ajay Seth has dismissed the concerns over depleting foreign reserves as ‘overblown’ and said that India has a fairly large reserve to tide over the current situation. Forex reserves were […]

Lifestyle

Waiting patiently for a drone delivery

Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones, have been used in military operations for a long time. In 2005, the Federal Aviation Administration approved the first drone for civilian use, making them widely available to […]

Bangladesh to convert SD Burman’s home into museum

Legendary musician and composer Sachin Dev Burman’s palatial home in Cumilla district of Bangladesh is all set to be transformed into a cultural complex, with the Sheikh Hasina government having sanctioned 1.10 crore taka (Rs […]

The Queen Who Endeared Herself to Millions

Millions of people are mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who reigned for 70 years, longer than any other British monarch. It was truly a shock on Sept. 8 when we heard the news […]