India

Ramayan rerun breaks TRP records


Garners highest ratings for a Hindi GEC show since 2015 Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan has broken all records as it has made a comeback on television after the huge demand by fans. Doordarshan has been re-running the show since March 28 and the show has garnered high TRP in the first week itself. According to an...

Kajol shares photo with Madhuri Dixit, gives tips on how to remain sane


A few have been getting bored because of ample free time and for them, Kajol has a piece of advice. Taking to the micro-blogging website, Kajol posted a series of tweets that she said would help everyone to maintain their sanity. There were pictures of her from different films, with husband Ajay Devgn and...

Sara Ali Khan’s lockdown mantra? It’s riyaz, training, and repetition


Many Bollywood celebrities have made it a point to regularly share their lockdown routine, if what they are up to while quarantining at home. Actress Sara Ali Khan has tips for her fans to beat lockdown boredom -- especially the Monday blues. Taking to Instagram, Sara posted a throwback dance rehearsal video. What's more,...

Alia Bhatt bakes banana bread, sister Shaheen bakes cake


After spending time honing her writing skills a few days back, Alia Bhatt now seems to have developed a culinary knack to pass her lockdown hours. The actress baked a grain free paleo banana bread on Saturday. Not just Alia, her sister Shaheen also took part in the baking activity. She made a chocolate...

B’Town switches off and lights up to fight darkness of pandemic


On Sunday evening, Bollywood stars joined the rest of India and responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to light candles, lamps, torches and cellphone torches for nine minutes at 9pm, as a gesture of thanks to the Corona Warriors and to fight the darkness of the COVID 19 pandemic. Sharing a photo where he...

Nobel laureates Banerjee, Duflo to aid Bengal awareness drive


Kolkata: Nobel laureate couple Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo will work with the West Bengal government in increasing awareness about the novel coronavirus disease now raging in the country. Sources close to the couple said Banerjee had a telephonic conversation with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on coming up with a campaign about the disease...

Decades long wait for Indians for Green Card amid backlog: Report


New Delhi: Employment-based backlog for legal permanent US residency is expected to double by 2030 and Indians will have to wait for decades for the coveted Green Card, according to a latest Congressional report. A Green Card allows a non-US citizen to live and work permanently in America. Indian IT professionals, most of whom are highly...

Jamaat campaign against India led to US hearings, resolutions on Kashmir

Post Date: April 2, 2020

New Delhi/Washington:  Two Islamic charities, linked to the banned Islamist outfit Jamaat-e-Islami, ran a persistent disinformation campaign against India leading to hearings and resolutions on Kashmir in the US Congress last year. As per news agency IANS investigation, Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and its self-described "sister organisation" Helping Hands for Relief and Development...

Corona cases up due to Tablighi Jamaat: Indian Health Ministry


New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said that coronavirus cases may rise due to negligence and carelessness. The ministry said this with reference to the recent Markaz Nizamuddeen episode in Delhi. Speaking at a press briefing, Joint Secretary of the Health Ministry Lav Agarwal said at least 386 new positive...