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Bangladesh more peaceful than India?

Bangladesh more peaceful than India?

Bangladesh is the third most peaceful country in South Asia while Bhutan and Nepal secured the first and second positions in terms of peaceful country, said a new global report.…

Sikhism and Sufism: guide to Peace in South Asia

Sikhism and Sufism: guide to Peace in South Asia

A Muslim laid the foundation stone of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, writes M. Ashraf Haidari, the deputy chief of mission of the Afghan Embassy in India . In fact…

Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Tibetan Govt in exile- elections to 16th Parliament

Dharamshala — The Tibetan Election Commission (EC) Tuesday announced the dates for the preliminary and final election of Sikyong of the 15th Kashag and members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile.…

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

On Dalai Lama birthday, Tibet traumatised!

Chinese authorities in Tibet are tightening restrictions across the region as the birthday of the exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (July 6) approaches, according to Radio Free Asia. Displays…

Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Dog-Mother of Nepal dies

Gyani Deula,, also affectionately called ‘the Dog-Mother’ in Kathmandu, a homeless temple-dweller known for her love and compassion towards stray dogs, passed away at the Ganesh Temple in Kamaladi Sunday…

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Nepal to legalize same sex unions?

Kathmandu, Nepal : A report on CNN has indicated that the Nepal government is actively considering giving its nod to same sex marriages. If this is so, it will become…

Sri Lanka: first to give mangroves total protection

Sri Lanka: first  to give mangroves total protection

A month ago, in Colombo, the Sri lankan government claimed that it had resolved to grant full protection to all its mangrove forests. Mangroves are considered by scientists to be…

Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Lahore: The State yet again fails to protect its minorities. Churches looted and vandalized; houses looted and then set on fire; residents threatened with death: this is becoming commonplace in…

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Karachi:   The Catholic Church human rights body in Pakistan has protested the killing of minority Shia Ismaili Muslims. The Catholic Church’s human rights body in Pakistan is called The National…

Chakmas: Refugees in every land, being pushed out by Bangladesh?

Chakmas: Refugees in every land, being pushed out by Bangladesh?

In August 2014, Timir Baran Chakma, an indigenous Jumma activist, was reportedly assassinated in Bangladeshi military custody. This was protested by his supporters. But his death, and the failure of…

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

Sri Lanka celebrated May Day

May 1  marks the 129th International Labourers’ Day or better known as May Day. Sri Lanka celebrated its first May Day or Labour Day in 1927 under the patronage of…

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

Nepal media says India’s support more myth, less action

There is more myth to India’s support than reality, say local newspersons in Kathmandu. The general feeling is that the Indian teams are more concerned with providing relief to Indians…

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

Modi Govt. pooh-poohs US report on religious freedom

NEW DELHI : The Narendra Modi government strongly reacted to a report by a US Congress-established panel claiming that minorities in the country have been subjected to “violent attacks” and…

Drone attack on Japan PM office?

Drone attack on Japan PM office?

Excitement and worry in Japan after a small drone laced with radiation was found on the roof of the prime minister’s office. Small 50 centimetre flying objects with radio-active material: is…

India blocks Al Jazeera News for a week

India blocks Al Jazeera  News for a week

Try to access Al Jazeera from India and all you will get is a blue screen that says that the Ministry of I & B has disallowed broadcasting to India…

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