Canada issues warrants against 2 in Indian call centre scams
  • Canada issues warrants against 2 in Indian call centre scams(20:52)

    Toronto, Dec 3 (IANS) Canadian police are hunting for two men in connection with the Indian call centre scams targeting Canadians. Warrants have been issued against Vimal Shrestha, 41, and Bindisha Joshi, 41, who have probably fled Canada, according to the police.

Pak violated UN resolution it sponsored by transferring Kartarpur Sahib control: India
India asks UN to directly oppose Hinduphobia, bigotry targeting Sikhism, Buddhism
Guru Nanak Chair set up at Canada's Concordia University
  • Guru Nanak Chair set up at Canada's Concordia University(21:16)

    Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, the Concordia University in Montreal has set up a Guru Nanak Dev Academic Chair to promote studies of the religion.

'B'desh to re-activate probe into 2013 Hefazat-e-Islam terror activities'
Biden's budget chief pick Tanden recounts rise from poverty to power
  • Biden's budget chief pick Tanden recounts rise from poverty to power(10:32)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Dec 2 (IANS) Neera Tanden, who has been named Joe Biden's budget chief, shares a common upbringing with Kamala Harris -- both were raised by single mothers, who came from India and through their determination saw their daughters rise to positions of power -- exceeding the American dream.

B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months
  • B'desh reports 2,525 new Covid-19 cases, highest in 3 months(14:48)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Tuesday reported 2,525 new coronavirus cases, the highest single-day in nearly three months, which increased the country's overall infection tally to 464,932, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS).

Biden, Harris greet Sikhs on Gurupurab
  • Biden, Harris greet Sikhs on Gurupurab(11:10)

    New York, Dec 1 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have greeted Sikhs on the occasion of Gurupurab commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru.

One of senior-most Indian-American Trump appointee Ajit Pai to quit (Ld)
  • One of senior-most Indian-American Trump appointee Ajit Pai to quit (Ld)(10:58)
    By Arul Louis

    New York, Dec 1 (IANS) Ajit Pai, one of the senior-most Indian-American officials appointed by US President Donald Trump, announced that he was quitting the Chairmanship of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 20, when Joe Biden takes over as President.

Sweden focused on science & technology in India
  • Sweden focused on science & technology in India(19:28)

    New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Sweden aims to strengthen its ties with India in the area of science and technology as the two countries are celebrating the Nobel Memorial Week in the memory of the great inventor Alfred Nobel.

Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister
  • Secularism is one of the principles in our Constitution: B'desh Minister(11:28)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Secularism is one of the principles in Bangladesh's constitution and Sheikh Hasina-led government has been working tirelessly to ensure the equal rights of people of all religions, said the newly-appointed State Minister for Religious affairs, Md Faridul Haque Khan.

Comments against Liberation War won't be tolerated: B'desh Minister
  • Comments against Liberation War won't be tolerated: B'desh Minister(09:42)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Nov 29 (IANS) A Bangladesh Minister has warned that any comments against the spirit of the country's Liberation War and the Constitution will not be tolerated, while "evil attempts" to destroy the peace and comfort of the public will be resisted.

Secular activists place 7 demands before Bangladesh govt
  • Secular activists place 7 demands before Bangladesh govt(20:44)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) With the slogan "Pakistan lovers go back to Pakistan, leave former Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Bangladesh! Bangladesh is not for you, the Radical and Communal people," the Movement for Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - Muktijuddho Mancha - placed 7 demands before Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government on Saturday.

Indian-origin man in FBI '10 Most Wanted' list carries $100k reward
  • Indian-origin man in FBI '10 Most Wanted' list carries $100k reward(08:38)

    New York, Nov 28 (IANS) The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reminding the public of a $100,000-reward offer for information leading to the capture of Indian-origin Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel, who has been listed by the agency as one of the "10 Most Wanted" since 2017.

Bangladesh radical Islamist leader warns to tear down all statues
Bangladesh to scan accounts of pro-Pak former soldier, 34 others
  • Bangladesh to scan accounts of pro-Pak former soldier, 34 others(01:12)
    By Sumi Khan

    Dhaka, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has summoned the bank accounts of at least 35 people, including anti-India and pro-Pakistan activist Major Delwar Hussain (retd), BNP-Jamaat activist Kanak Sarwar, Jamaat activist Ilias Hossain and several bloggers, who have been involved in anti-government activities through social media.

Google doodle marks Munier Chowdhury's 95th birth anniversary
Nepal, India agree to complete remaining segment of boundary work
Want to resolve all disputes through talk, Oli tells Shringla (Lead)
Indian Foreign Secretary arrives in Kathmandu for 2-day visit
India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'
  • India calls Pak 'dossier' to UN 'pack of lies with no takers'(11:40)
    By Arul Louis

    United Nations, Nov 26 (IANS) India's UN Mission has dismissed as "a pack of lies with no takers" the dossier that Pakistan gave UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres alleging that India was fomenting terrorism against it from Afghanistan.

  • US to donate 15 state-of-art ventilators to Bhutan(13:10)

    New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The US government on Wednesday announced that it will donate 15 new, state-of-the-art ventilators to the Royal Government of Bhutan to assist the country in its fight against COVID-19.

B'desh court issues injunction against sale of Liberation War arms
Bangladeshi who bought knives to attack Hindus arrested in Singapore
UK Home Office says Shamima Begum still national security threat
  • UK Home Office says Shamima Begum still national security threat(12:54)

    London, Nov 24 (IANS) ISIS bride Shamima Begum still presents a national security threat, the Supreme Court was told on Monday, at the start of a two-day trial challenging the decision to revoke Begum's British citizenship and refuse her leave to enter the UK.