New York

Indian-origin NYPD officer shoots gunman, hailed as hero

A 27-year-old Indian-origin “super rookie” NYPD officer is being hailed as a hero after he shot a convicted felon who killed his colleague and seriously injured another while investigating a domestic-violence call in the Harlem […]

US aviation hit by fears over 5G

 Air India resumes US operations after clearance from Boeing   New York: Travel plans for thousands of passengers, including those traveling to India, were disrupted after airlines canceled or curtailed some flights to and from […]

Recognize ‘Hinduphobia’ and violence against Buddhists, Sikhs too: India to UN

New York: India has raised concerns over the matter of emergence of certain contemporary forms of religiophobia especially anti-Hindu, anti-Buddhist, and anti-Sikh at the UN. India called for urgent attention from the UN and other […]

International

UAE destroys two Houthi missiles fired over Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) intercepted two missiles headed towards its capital Abu Dhabi on Monday morning. The UAE’s state-run WAM news agency said that the missiles were intercepted and its fragments fell over the […]

Vijay Mallya loses bid to save his plush London home

The fugitive Kingfisher tycoon Vijay Mallya is facing the prospect of a humiliating eviction from the luxury Central London home he currently occupies after the UK High Court ruled against him in a dispute with […]

Over 16 cr more forced into poverty in 2 years of Covid: Oxfam

New Delhi: The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic saw incomes of 99 percent of humanity fall and over 16 crore people were forced into poverty even as the world’s ten richest men saw their […]

BJP has made politics of appeasement redundant

BJP has brought development to the center stage of political discourse: Bhupender Yadav New Delhi: Union Minister Bhupender Yadav and economist Ila Patnaik have together authored a book titled The Rise of the BJP: The […]

India on way to become ‘Vishwa Guru’ under PM Narendra Modi

By Diya Kumari India was considered the “Vishwa Guru” for centuries. Being one of the world’s ancient civilizations, the country had served as a knowledge center. Its history, wealth, culture, experience, and knowledge comprise a glorious […]

Republic Day: India’s showcase of military might, and culture

Republic Day is celebrated on January 26, the day Indian Constitution came into effect in 1950. By Rohit Kumar Singh   “Today, for the first time in our long and chequered history we find the […]

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Entertainment

B-Town cheers for Ali Fazal’s look from ‘Death on the Nile’

Ali Fazal’s new character poster from his upcoming Hollywood outing, ‘Death on the Nile’, is receiving exciting reactions from his colleagues back home. The Bollywood actor, who plays “the cousin” Andrew Katchadourian in the thriller, […]

NY boy in Bollywood’s ‘Aashram’

After wowing the audiences with his power-packed performances in ‘Tashkent Files’, ‘Neerja’ and ‘Special Ops’, actor Prashantt Guptha is set to play a pivotal role in the next season of the hit web series, ‘Aashram’. […]

Special screening of ‘Laal Singh Chadha’ for Tom Hanks

Actor Aamir Khan is getting ready for the release of his much-anticpated film ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’.  In the Hindi adaptation of the 1994 film, ‘Forrest Gump’, Khan will be essaying the role of Hollywood actor Tom […]

Sports

Smriti Mandhana named ICC Women’s Cricketer Of 2021

India opening batter Smriti Mandhana has been named as the winner of Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of 2021. In the limited-overs series against South Africa where India won just two of the eight matches at […]

Novak Djokovic may be barred from French Open

Paris: World No.1 Novak Djokovic could now be barred from playing in the French Open after the country’s sports ministry said that there would be no exemption from the new vaccine pass law and all […]

Virat Kohli steps down as India’s Test captain

New Delhi: After India lost the Test series 1-2 to South Africa with a seven-wicket defeat at Cape Town, Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain. Kohli, who first captained India at the […]

Business

Taking stock of Growth Story of Indian Republic

India is an emerging market and offers multiple opportunities to the diaspora to invest By Rajesh Mehta & Uddeshya Goel   “The sword of revolution is sharpened on the whetting stone of ideas.”   As […]

Number of Indian billionaires grew to 142 in 2021

New Delhi: The number of Indian billionaires grew from 102 to 142, while 84 per cent of households in the country suffered a decline in their income in 2021, which was also a year marked […]

Microsoft buys ‘Call of Duty’ maker Activision Blizzard for $69 bn

San Francisco: In the biggest deal ever in the world of gaming, Microsoft has announced to acquire Activision Blizzard, the maker of popular games like Call of Duty (CoD) and Warcraft, for a whopping $68.7 […]

Lifestyle

Bringing royal ‘Marwari’ horses to US

Marwari Horse Breeders in the US, Spain, and Germany have to work together cajole India to allow more semen to strengthen the Western herd By Francesca Kelly In the summer of 2000, six horses, four […]

Man builds Taj Mahal-like home in MP’s Burhanpur

A man from Madhya Pradesh’s Burhanpur has built a house modeled on the world-famous Taj Mahal. But unlike Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, this local replica is not a “monument of love” per se and its owner says […]

Know Your Options if Your Home Loan Payment Suspension is Ending

Is the COVID-19-related payment suspension, known as forbearance, on your home loan ending? Are you ready to resume making mortgage payments? Understanding your options and being proactive can help ensure a smooth process, say experts. […]