Fight to end slavery in all its contemporary manifestations: India

United Nations, Nov 5  India has called upon the international community to end slavery in all its contemporary manifestations as the General Assembly commemorated the anniversary of the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.

The global community must “redouble efforts and allocate more resources for promotion and preservation of…

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US lawmakers celebrate Indian American community at Diwali


Washington, Nov 5 ,More than 30 members of US Congress joined about 1,000 people at the annual Diwali event on Capitol Hill, the seat of US legislature, to celebrate the accomplishments of the Indian American diaspora.

The annual celebration, which attracts people and Indian American organizations from all over…

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Rajan unlikely to be deported today due to airport closure

Bali, Nov 4 (PTI) Underworld don Chhota Rajan is unlikely to be deported today as Indonesia extended the closure of an international airport on popular resort island till tomorrow due to the spewing of volcanic ash from a nearby mountain.

Rajan, 55, was to be taken to India by a…

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US jury seeks another day to decide Indian grandfather's case

Washington, Nov 4 ,After two straight days of deliberation, a US federal Jury has sought another day to debate the case against an Alabama police officer charged with slamming an Indian grandfather to the ground and leaving him severely injured last February.

The jury told US District Judge Madeline Hughes…

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Bangladesh opposition spokesman jailed

Dhaka, Nov 3 ,  Bangladesh’s largest opposition party spokesman Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has been sent to prison after he surrendered in a court here on Tuesday.

A Dhaka court has ordered Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) spokesperson Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir to be jailed after rejecting his bail plea in…

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