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Indian Govt blocked 2,300+ websites last year

Indian Govt blocked 2,300+ websites last year

Wonder why you find it harder to locate a website from India than before? Well, chances are that the ‘IT-savvy’ Indian government has blocked it! Do you know that the…

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

A Doc on hunger strike shuts down Nepal’s hospitals

The doctor grows weaker as he fasts till death, while the Nepalese government is firm on allowing private medical college to charge exorbitant fees. Nepal is in turmoil because of Dr…

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 Kokang region…

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. Police inspector…

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 until April…

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 up Pakistan’s…

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 more ice than…

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 to find ways…

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 political conspiracy, but…

‘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 communal conflict in…

Another Church Attacked in India’s Capital

Another Church Attacked in India’s Capital

New Delhi : Vandals broke into a Catholic church in south Delhi Monday  morning, stole the sacred chalice, broke open the tabernacle and threw the consecrated hosts  on the floor…

Pakistani Taliban attacks school kills over 100

Pakistani Taliban attacks school kills over 100

PESHAWAR:  In a cowardly attack, Islamist extremist group, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan  murdered over 100 children  and injured as many in an army school in Peshawar. Taliban gunmen took hundreds of students…

St. Sebastian’s, sprayed with kerosene, set ablaze

St. Sebastian’s, sprayed with kerosene, set ablaze

New Delhi: A ‘mysterious’, early morning fire destroyed one of East Delhi’s big churches, St Sebastian’s Catholic Church in Dilshad Garden, prompting conspiracy theories. Evidently the church had been sprayed…

China’s Dam dammned by Northeastern India

China’s Dam dammned by Northeastern India

GUWAHATI: Will dams across the Brahmaputra turn Northeast India into a desert? Various organisations  protested against reported completion of a major hydropower dam by China on the Brahmaputra, called Yarlung…

An Indian Church for Untouchables rises

An Indian Church for Untouchables rises

New Delhi: Step aside, Pope Francis, there’s a new ‘Dalit Pope’ and a ‘Dalit Catholic Church’. It can only happen in India, where try as one might, caste is sticky.…