EAST
Gaya Christians protest Church attacks

Gaya Christians protest Church attacks

Gaya, Bihar: About 300 Christians, supported by a few members from other religious communities held a day long protest at Gaya’s Ambedkar Park in protest against the continued…

Adivasi kids trafficked to Maoist groups

Adivasi kids trafficked to Maoist groups

Ranchi: Children from tribal families are being kidnapped and inducted into militant outfits in Jharkhand, say police. The police say that  injured Maoist cadre Lalmuni Kumari, who is…

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NORTH EAST

Special GI status to 9 NE agricultural products

Special GI status to 9 NE agricultural products

Guwahati:  Nine items from north east India have won GI tags, including the pungent Karbi Anglong…

Censor Board is redundant, media education important: Adoor G

Censor Board is redundant, media education important: Adoor G

Guwahati: Prominent filmmaker Padma Vibhushan Adoor Gopalakrishnan has strongly objected to film censorship in India…

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

SHILLONG: On Sunday, Shillong mourned the passing away of Ripple Kyndiah. The mortal remains of…

HIV increases among Karbi tribals?

HIV increases among Karbi tribals?

DIPHU,(Assam):  The number of HIV-infected people in the hill district is increasing at an ‘alarming…

ASIA

Burma must talk to rebels and China

Burma must talk to rebels and China

Burma or Myanmar, is in a pickle. It’s a human rights disaster and the government is in conflict with its own ethnic communities. Heavy fighting continues in Burma’s…

Bangadeshi Hindus die in Stampede

Bangadeshi Hindus die in Stampede

Dacca [Bangladesh] :At least 10 Hindu pilgrims have been killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual associated with Ram Navami at a holy site in Narayanganj, Bangladesh.…

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dharamshala — Why not visit Dharamshala over the Easter weekend and immerse yourself in something colourful and unique? The 20th Tibetan Shoton Festival is officially underway. It lasts…

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

ISLAMABAD: It’s a new season of ‘bhai-bhai’ as China links hands with Pakistan,in what some people say is the year of Paki-Sino friendship. China is going to brighten…

WORLD NEWS

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dharamshala — Why not visit Dharamshala over the Easter weekend and immerse yourself in something colourful and unique? The 20th Tibetan…

Church pays ‘abused’ nun compensation

Church pays ‘abused’ nun compensation

The Syro-Malabar Church in Kerala, South India will pay Rs 12 lakh to help a nun “settle herself in life” after…

Nepal

Kathmandu: garbage city?

Kathmandu: garbage city?

KATHMANDU: Strange but true. The Nepalese have become litterbugs. In the cities, garbage has begun piling up on the streets. But citizens and administrators alike are trying…

Bhutan

Bhutan key to India’s water security, courts US funds

Bhutan key to India’s water security, courts US funds

Bhutan, tucked between China and India, is a key player in Indian water security. The country sits on the southern slope of the Tibetan Plateau, which holds…

Tibet

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dalai Lama and the Shoton Festival

Dharamshala — Why not visit Dharamshala over the Easter weekend and immerse yourself in something colourful and unique? The 20th Tibetan Shoton Festival is officially underway. It…

Burma

Burma must talk to rebels and China

Burma must talk to rebels and China

Burma or Myanmar, is in a pickle. It’s a human rights disaster and the government is in conflict with its own ethnic communities. Heavy fighting continues in…

Bangladesh

Bangadeshi Hindus die in Stampede

Bangadeshi Hindus die in Stampede

Dacca [Bangladesh] :At least 10 Hindu pilgrims have been killed in a stampede during a bathing ritual associated with Ram Navami at a holy site in Narayanganj,…

Pakistan

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

ISLAMABAD: It’s a new season of ‘bhai-bhai’ as China links hands with Pakistan,in what some people say is the year of Paki-Sino friendship. China is going to…

Srilanka

Sri Lanka’s President’s bro Axed, literally!

Sri Lanka’s President’s bro Axed, literally!

COLOMBO  - The Sri Lankan President, away in China, received news of a shocking family tragedy, Somebody attacked his younger brother with an axe. It wasn’t a…

Kashmir

‘Imported terrorists’ causing trouble in Jammu and Kashmir?

‘Imported terrorists’  causing trouble in Jammu and Kashmir?

The President of the Panthers’ Party in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir accused the Bharatiya Janata Party  thus: “BJP is hell bent to create a…