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Early start to International Yoga Day for thousands of South Africans

Early start to International Yoga Day for thousands of South Africans

JOHANESSBURG: Thousands of South Africans gathered at four different venues across the country over the weekend for an early start to the International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 21. In Johannesburg on Saturday, more than 1,000 people from different communities gathered on the pitch at the Wanderers Stadium for a yoga session on a […]

Pak SC wants ex-PM Sharif’s trial in graft cases completed in a month

Pak SC wants ex-PM Sharif’s trial in graft cases completed in a month

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Sunday directed an anti-corruption court to wind up within a month proceedings against ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family. Three cases were launched against Sharif, 68, and his family members in September last year post his disqualification as the premier by the Supreme Court in July. The court had also set […]

Indian American techie convicted of sexually assaulting ‘date’

Indian American techie convicted of sexually assaulting ‘date’

WASHINGTON: An Indian American IT executive has been convicted of sexually assaulting, choking and beating a woman he met on a dating website and faces up to 25 years in jail, the media reported. Sanjay Tripathy, 48, of North Carolina was found guilty this week of criminal sex act, sex abuse, assault, strangulation and unlawful imprisonment in […]

Former US President George HW Bush hospitalised, misses parade

Former US President George HW Bush hospitalised, misses parade

The hospitalization of former President George H.W. Bush caused him to miss out on a Memorial Day parade in Maine that he traditionally attends. The 93-year-old said in a tweet Monday evening that he regrets missing the event earlier that day in Kennebunkport, down the road from his summer home. He also said he’s “forever […]

Prince Harry and Meghan thank royal wedding guests

Prince Harry and Meghan thank royal wedding guests

  LONDON: Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan thanked everyone who took part in the celebrations of their wedding on Saturday, as their Kensington Palace residence published three official wedding photographs. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would like to thank everyone who took part in the celebrations of their wedding on Saturday,” the palace said in a statement. Click here to […]

Symbolic Or Meaningless? What Do Black Britons Think Of Meghan Markle’s Marriage To Prince Harry?

Symbolic Or Meaningless? What Do Black Britons Think Of Meghan Markle’s Marriage To Prince Harry?

LONDON:  Lawyer Gaile Walters has no time for the British monarchy but still believes the wedding of American actress Meghan Markle to Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry marks an important moment for Britain’s black community. “It has to be significant. The fact of someone black being married into the royal family represents a widening and […]

Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: Cops

Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria: Cops

YOLA: Explosions in and around a mosque in northeast Nigeria killed at least 20 people on Tuesday, police said. The blasts in the town of Mubi bore the hallmarks of Islamist terror group Boko Haram, which has waged an insurgency in Africa’s most populous country since 2009 and often deploys suicide bombers in crowded places. […]

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

JSW Group, Creating Hundreds of New Jobs & Sharing Profits with India House

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: JSW Group, the multi-billion-dollar conglomerate and a part of O.P. Jindal Group, has played a key role in India’s growth story. It has a presence in Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Ventures and Sports. From humble beginnings with a single plant in 1982, JSW Steel is now India’s leading manufacturer of […]

‘I don’t rule anything out’: Mattis on taking action in Syria

‘I don’t rule anything out’: Mattis on taking action in Syria

WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday pointed toward Russia’s role in a suspected poison gas attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma, and said he would not rule out a military response. Russia was supposed to guarantee the disposal of Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons in September 2013, but President Bashar al-Assad’s regime is suspected of conducting repeated […]

‘No alternative to excellent ties between Nepal, India’

‘No alternative to excellent ties between Nepal, India’

KATHMANDU: There is no alternative to excellent bilateral relations between Nepal and India despite some twists and turns in the recent past, Nepalese foreign minister said today, ahead of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli’s maiden foreign trip to India this week. Admitting that ties between Nepal and India had reached a historic low during the […]

US expels 60 Russian diplomats over UK spy attack, orders closure of Seattle consulate

US expels 60 Russian diplomats over UK spy attack, orders closure of Seattle consulate

The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats on Monday and ordered Russia’s consulate in Seattle to close, as the United States and European nations sought to jointly punish Moscow for its alleged role in poisoning an ex-spy in Britain. Senior Trump administration officials said all 60 Russians were spies working in the US under diplomatic […]

Several people shot at Maryland high school: Media report

Several people shot at Maryland high school: Media report

WASHINGTON: Several people were shot at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, local news media reported, after school officials confirmed the campus was on lockdown and the incident had been “contained.” Multiple people were shot and their condition was not yet clear, ABC News reported, citing the St. Mary’s County sheriff. Click here to read […]

Gina Haspel poised to become first woman boss of CIA

Gina Haspel poised to become first woman boss of CIA

WASHINGTON: Gina Haspel, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the first woman to lead the CIA, is a veteran, who once reportedly ran a secret prison in Thailand where terrorism suspects were allegedly subjected to harsh interrogation techniques like waterboarding. In a surprise move, Trump on Tuesday announced that he was removing Secretary of […]

First Hindu Mandir In Abu Dhabi, UAE, To Be Built By BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

First Hindu Mandir In Abu Dhabi, UAE, To Be Built By BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha

ABU DHABI, UAE: Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Sunday, February 11, 2018 inaugurated the BAPS Hindu Mandir model, and thus officially launched the construction of the first BAPS Hindu Mandir in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Sadguru Pujya Ishwarcharandas Swami performed the foundation stone laying ceremony of the first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi […]

Pakistan will continue to threaten American interests: US intel chief

Pakistan will continue to threaten American interests: US intel chief

WASHINGTON: Pakistan will continue to threaten US interests by deploying new nuclear weapons capabilities, maintaining ties with militants, restricting counter terrorism cooperation and drawing closer to China, America’s top spymaster said on Tuesday. Testifying before the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee on worldwide threats, Director of National Intelligence Daniel R Coats also said the ties […]

Trump names campaign manager for re-election bid

Trump names campaign manager for re-election bid

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is naming former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. Click here to read more… Credit: timesofindia.com

Every Singaporean aged 21 and above will receive up to S$300 bonus, announces govt in 2018 budget

Every Singaporean aged 21 and above will receive up to S$300 bonus, announces govt in 2018 budget

NEW DELHI: The Singapore government Monday announced that all Singaporeans aged 21 and above will receive a one-time bonus of up to S$300 each. Described as “hongbao”, the bonus will be paid according to a person’s annual income. About 2.7 Singaporeans stand to benefit from the payout which will cost the government S$700 million. Finance […]

Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law hospitalized after suspicious powder scare: Police

Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law hospitalized after suspicious powder scare: Police

NEW YORK: Vanessa Trump, the wife of Donald Trump Jr., and two other people were taken to a New York hospital on Monday after she opened a piece of mail containing an unidentified white powder that was later determined to be non-hazardous, officials said. “The substance had arrived by mail and it was addressed to […]

Xi Jinping says improving China-Sri Lanka relations have his ‘high attention’

Xi Jinping says improving China-Sri Lanka relations have his ‘high attention’

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday said he pays “high attention” to strengthening strategic ties with Sri Lanka, as Beijing beefed up plans to build a Maritime Silk Road project in India’s backyard – the Indian Ocean. In a message to congratulate Sri Lanka on its 70th anniversary of Independence from British rule, Xi […]

India-China bonhomie has returned to what was prior to Doklam: Gen Bipin Rawat

India-China bonhomie has returned to what was prior to Doklam: Gen Bipin Rawat

Days after berating China for exhorting pressure on India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Wednesday said terms between Beijing and New Delhi have returned to the same level of conviviality as before the tense Doklam stand-off. “I think the bonhomie (between India and China) has returned to what was prior to […]

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