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Suella Braverman wins first Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award


British Home Secretary Suella Braverman became the first recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year Award. The 42-year-old Indian-origin minister's parents received the award on her behalf during an event in London on Friday.  "Our Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year Award winner sponsored by @AxiomDWFM is former Attorney General and...

MEA issues advisory to citizens, students in Canada citing sharp rise in anti-India activities


The ministry of external affairs (MEA) issued an advisory urging Indian citizens and students living in Canada to remain vigilant in the wake of rising cases of hate crimes, sectarian violence and anti-India activities in Canada. In a press release, the MEA said they have consulted the relevant Canadian authorities and urged them to look...

US research report reveals 1000% spike in anti-Hindu hate, attacks across world


There has been a 1,000 per cent rise in anti-Hindu hate and attacks on the members of the community across the world, including the US, a US-based scientific research organization has said. It has observed that there is dangerous hybridization of hate against the Hindu community, citing the increasing attacks on them in the US...

Vinod Shantilal Adani is richest NRI: Hurun India Rich List 2022


Vinod Shantilal Adani, businessman and elder brother of Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani, has become the richest non-resident Indian (NRI), according to the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2022. Vinod Shantilal Adani is also the sixth richest Indian on the list with a wealth of ₹ 1.69 lakh crore. This year, 94 NRIs have made it...

Prefer to die in free India than in ‘artificial’ China: Dalai Lama


Dharamshala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama slammed China on Thursday stating that he would “prefer to die in a free democracy of India - rather than amid artificial Chinese officials”. The spiritual leader made these remarks during a two-day dialogue with youth leaders at his residence in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. Holding an interaction organized...

Angelina Jolie in Pakistan to help flood victims


Islamabad: Hollywood actress and U N humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to one of the worst flood-hit areas in southern Pakistan on September 20, officials said, as the death toll from months-long deluges rose to 1,559. TV footage showed Jolie arriving at an airport in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province, where floods...

Taliban free last American hostage in prisoner swap


Kabul: The Taliban freed Mark Frerichs, the only American hostage remaining in Afghanistan, in exchange for a Taliban drug lord, Bashir Noorzai, who was serving life sentence at a US prison, media reports said. Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told reporters in Kabul that the prisoner swap between his government and a US delegation took...

India denies reports of stopping financial aid to Sri Lanka


Colombo: The Indian High Commission in Colombo denied media reports that New Delhi has decided not to extend any further financial support to Sri Lanka. In a series of tweets, the High Commission said: "We continue to be supportive of Sri Lanka in all possible ways, in particular by promoting long term investments from India in...

‘India, Pak haven’t established peace’: Erdogan at UNGA


New York: Addressing the world leaders at the high-level United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on September 20 raked up the Kashmir issue once again, saying “India and Pakistan have not established peace between them yet”. "India and Pakistan, after having established their sovereignty and independence 75 years ago, still haven't...