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Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

Eminent dance scholar Sunil Kothari passes away

Eminent dance historian and critic Sunil Kothari passed away Sunday (27) morning at a Delhi hospital following a cardiac arrest. Kothari, 87, has been suffering...

Britain faces major Brexit challenges after last-minute deal

Britain is set for a new chapter on Friday (25) after securing a hard-fought post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union as EU envoys...

Brazil investigates rescue of maid enslaved for nearly 40 years

A Brazilian woman enslaved as a maid from the age of eight for almost four decades and forced into marriage has been rescued in...

Climate change could create 63 million migrants in South Asia by 2050

The growing impacts of climate change have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more...

Britain’s pantomime season brings cheer to COVID-19 Christmas

Like mince pies and mistletoe, pantomimes are a Christmas classic in Britain, and the stars of the cross-dressing comedy plays are determined to bring...

Indian-American Raja Chari selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission

INDIAN-AMERICAN US Air Force Colonel Raja Chari,43, has been selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station by...

Kangana Ranaut to Hrithik Roshan: His sob story starts again

In 2016, Hrithik Roshan had filed a complaint against an unknown imposter for allegedly speaking to actress Kangana Ranaut on his behalf using an...

‘Kung Fu nuns’ deliver aid, health advice in pandemic-hit Himalayas

Trekking for hours in the thin air of the Himalayas, hundreds of maroon-robed Buddhist nuns are carrying vital aid - and health advice -...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...