Sikh contestant in popular UK bakery show racially abused

London: A 28-year-old Sikh, who is competing in a popular television bakery show in UK, has suffered racist abuse after appearing in the first two episodes of the show.

Rav Bansal, who has proved popular on The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) show, said he was asked whether…

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Sri Lanka made progress in justice, human rights: UN chief

Colombo, Sep 2  Sri Lanka has made progress in reconciliation, human rights and justice but more needs to be done, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday.

Addressing a gathering in Colombo during his two-day visit, Ban said Sri Lanka is still in the early stages of…

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Clinton leads Trump by 7 pts in one poll, trails in another

Washington, Sep 2 (PTI) Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by seven percentage points, a latest poll has said, while another survey projected her trailing the Republican candidate by a wafer-thin one point margin.

A Suffolk University/USA Today poll of voters likely to cast ballots…

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'Japanese govt report on Netaji says he died in plane crash'

London, Sep 1 (PTI) A classified 60-year-old Japanese government document on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s death made public today clearly concludes that the legendary freedom fighter died in a plane crash in Taiwan on August 18, 1945, backing the official version., a UK website set…

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Guinness World Record honours Indian guru with another record

New York: To honour his Indian spiritual guru Sri Chinmoy, Ashrita Furman, a Guinness World record breaker from New York, lit thousands of candles with the help of 100 people on a giant birthday cake in just two minutes.

  With this, he set another world record.

 In a statement, Furman…

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