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Lunar New Year, Diwali to be formal holidays in NY

New York, NY: Proposals that would recognize Lunar New Year and Diwali as formal holidays in New York are taking a step closer to passage. State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie on Wednesday announced his chamber […]

Prominent Sikh community leader Jagir Singh Bains no more

Queens, NY: Prominent Sikh community leader from Queens Borough, Jagir Singh Bains has passed away. Bains had been known for coordinating in organizing the Sikh Day celebrations every year at the New York City Hall. […]

Indian American content creator Shivani Bafna walks Cannes Red Carpet

New York: Indian-American content creator Shivani Bafna recently made her Cannes debut at the ongoing edition of the prestigious film festival.  Indian-American content creator Shivani Bafna recently made her Cannes debut at the ongoing edition […]


US troops hold large live-fire drills near N Korea

China’s new ambassador to the U.S. Xie Feng arrived in NY Tuesday North Korea is pushing to place its first military spy satellite into orbit. Seoul, South Korea: The South Korean and U.S. militaries conducted large […]

Pakistani journalist, supporter of Imran Khan goes missing

Islamabad: A prominent Pakistani television journalist Sami Abrahim, known for his public support of former Prime Minister Imran Khan, has gone missing, his family and his employer said. Abrahim’s disappearance was first announced in a […]

‘Be the change-maker’, says Bangladeshi PM to Qatari students

Doha: During a visit to Qatar University recently, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina called upon students to be the change-makers by remaining focused on their vision and having the mentality to embrace the future. The Bangladeshi […]

PM Modi to inaugurate new Parliament building on May 28

New Delhi: The much-awaited new Parliament building is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28. The building is a part of the redevelopment of the Central Vista project. The foundation […]

Tipu Sultan’s sword sold for ₹ 140 crore at London auction

New Delhi: The bedchamber sword of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century ruler of Mysuru, has sold for 14 million pounds ($17.4 million or ₹ 140 crore) at an auction in London. Auction house Bonhams, which organized […]

China wants buffer zone inside India-claimed lines for Depsang disengagement

New Delhi: In the strategically significant area of Depsang plains in Ladakh, China’s People’s Liberation Army has demanded the creation of a 15-20km buffer zone or no patrol zone inside India-claimed lines as a precondition for […]

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Cannes Film Fest: Raja Kumari, Dolly Singh to debut at Diipa Khosla hosted South Asian Red Carpet Walk

For the first time ever in the history of the Cannes Film Festival, there will be an exclusive red carpet walk curated by an entrepreneur-influencer of Indian origin and dedicated towards celebrating South Asian excellence.  […]

Ali Fazal’s ‘Kandahar’ to release in over 2,000 screens in the US alone

Indian actor Ali Fazal’s next Hollywood project ‘Kandahar’ is set to release on over 2,000 screens in the U.S. Ali said: “Very excited with this development. A release that wide in the U.S. alone is […]

‘Drishyam’ set for South Korean remake

Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starrer ‘Drishyam’ franchise is transcending boundaries as it is set to be adapted for the South Korean audiences with the official Korean remake. ‘Drishyam’ is an Indian franchise that has delivered success […]


Protesting wrestlers hold candlelight march to India Gate

New Delhi: A large number of protestors, led by Olympian wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, gathered here at India Gate this week to demand the arrest of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the […]

Malaysia Masters: Sindhu, Srikanth advance to second round

Kuala Lumpur: Ace Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the second of the Malaysia Masters badminton tournament with their respective first-round wins here. In the women’s singles, two-time Olympic medallist Sindhu registered […]

IPL 2023, Eliminator: Mumbai Indians advance to Qualifier 2

Chennai: Pacer Akash Madhwal picked a sensational five-wicket haul (5/5) and helped Mumbai Indians advance to Qualifier 2 of IPL 2023 with a thumping 81-win over Lucknow Super Giants in Eliminator at the MA Chidambaram […]


Tesla will pick new factory location this year, India a contender: Musk

San Francisco: Elon Musk will likely pick a new location for a Tesla factory by the end of this year and according to him, India is very much part of his scheme of things if […]

India’s GDP growth may even cross 7% in FY23: RBI Governor

New Delhi: There are chances of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) for FY23 crossing the estimated 7 per cent growth going by the trends, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said. Speaking at […]

Modi, Albanese hold bilateral talks, discuss cooperation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese held bilateral talks and discussed cooperation in the fields of defence and security; trade and investment; new and renewable energy, green hydrogen; critical […]


The Many Benefits of Being Bilingual

I’ve always been impressed with people who are bilingual, trilingual or even quadrilingual. That’s because I can speak only one language fluently.  Despite studying French in high school, I can remember only a handful of […]

Jay-Z and Beyoncé buy most expensive home in California history

Jay-Z and Beyoncé have made history by buying the most expensive home in California for a staggering $200 million. The music superstars closed the deal on a 30,000-square-foot mansion in Malibu that overlooks the Pacific […]

An Urgent Request to Save America

Dear Reader, I have an urgent request for you: Please run for president! Let me put it another way: Please, please, please, please run for president! I’m begging you. I will not ask you to […]