Sikh asylum cases see big spurt as Canada acknowledges revival of separatism

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By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh-- The number of asylum seekers in Canada from India, a majority of them Sikhs, has soared by over 300 per cent...

UN issues diya stamps to celebrate Diwali

United Nations-- The UN Postal System has issued two stamps with diyas in celebration of Diwali as "the quest for the triumph of good...

Sikhs around the world aim to plant million trees as ‘gift to planet’

London--Sikhs around the world are taking part in a scheme to plant a million new trees as a "gift to the entire planet" as...

India offers to power UN HQ with solar energy

By Arul Louis United Nations--  India has offered to power the UN headquarters with solar energy, helping bring the organisation in line with its own...

India sends largest humanitarian aid to Madagascar on warship

By Aarti Tikoo Singh New Delhi-- India on Thursday deployed a warship to send its largest humanitarian aid -- 600 tonnes of rice -- for...

Thieves break into German museum, escape with jewellery valued at $1.1 billion

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New Delhi--In probably the biggest art heist in history, thieves broke into a museum on Germany in early morning hours and stole three 'priceless'...

Pompeo cites China’s Ladakh attack as factor in US reprioritising defence

By Arul Louis New York-- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cited Chinese Peoples Liberation Army's (PLA) "deadly" confrontation with India as one of...

Congestion didn’t kill climbers on Everest: Nepal

Kathmandu-- Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring...

Indian Vice President Naidu to visit Paraguay, Costa Rica

New Delhi--Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will be visiting Paraguay and Costa Rica between March 5-9, in the first high-level visit from India to...

Malala celebrates completion of Oxford degree

Islamabad-- Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Friday took to social media to celebrate her recent graduation from Oxford University with...
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