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Indian diplomat elected to UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions

In a significant victory for India at the United Nations, Indian diplomat Vidisha Maitra was elected to the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and...

UK will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas, says Matt Hancock

Britain will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas with the bulk of the rollout at the start of the new year,...

UK has pulled together, not apart, during the pandemic, says survey

A NEW survey has revealed that society in the UK has pulled together, not apart, during the Covid pandemic. The Talk/together survey titled ‘Our Chance...

Race, ethnicity to be included in Twitter’s hate speech rules

Twitter Inc has expanded its policy barring hateful speech to include “language that dehumanises people on the basis of race, ethnicity and national origin,”...

Bhanu Athaiya, first Indian to win an Oscar, dies at 91

Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya, the first Indian to win an Oscar, passed away in Mumbai on Thursday aged 91, the Press Trust of India...

Priyanca Radhakrishnan becomes New Zealand’s first-ever Indian-origin minister

Priyanca Radhakrishnan on Monday became New Zealand's first-ever Indian-origin minister after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern inducted five new ministers into her executive, two weeks...

‘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 -...

Why does ‘fake media’ continuously assume Biden will ascend to Presidency, asks Trump

US president Donald Trump has accused the mainstream American media of taking sides and not reflecting on his side of the story, asking as...

Sri Lanka’s Gotabaya says has reassembled nation’s intelligence network

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Wednesday he had delivered on a key election promise to rebuild the island nation's intelligence network in the year...

WhatsApp starts payment service in India

WhatsApp on Friday said it is rolling out its payments services in India after receiving nod from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). In...