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India to release Pakistani man who has been a prisoner for 10 years on Dec 26

Imran Warsi married an Indian woman and was arrested in 2007 for living in India illegally

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December 23, 2018


Apu is being written off The Simpsons after racial stereotyping allegations

The show’s producers will be dropping the character altogether

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October 28, 2018


Taliban kill 16 Afghan soldiers, kidnap engineers after ceasefire ends

Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended at the weekend, officials said on Friday. The Taliban, fighting to re-impose strict Islamic law after their 2001 ouster, resumed their campaign on Thursday after rejecting President Ashraf Ghani’s request…

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June 22, 2018


Video: When Asma Jahangir raised her voice for the oppressed Kashmiris

LAHORE: Human rights activist and former President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, Asma Jahangr had taken part in protests for the rights of the people of Kashmir.  Watch how she speaks out against the atrocities being committed by the Indian army and supports the movement for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination. Asma Jahangri passed away…

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February 12, 2018


Indian army chief remarks cannot help to preserve peace of border area: China

BEIJING: Taking a strong note of remarks by the Indian army chief about China and the Donglong border area, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Monday said the negative remarks by a senior Indian official were against the consensus reached between the heads of the state of two countries and it could not help to preserve…

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January 15, 2018


Indian teen sets herself on fire over dark skin taunts

NEWS DESK: A 14-year-old girl succumbed to her burns in Hyderabad, India, on Monday, after she was allegedly harassed by her classmates over her dark skin, reported The News Minute. M Lavanya, who was studying in class nine, set herself on fire on January 2, after she was taunted by her classmates for being dark-skinned…

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January 9, 2018


Indian cricketers in Cape Town told not to spend over 2 minutes in shower

NEWS DESK: Everybody in Cape Town, including Indian cricketers, has been officially asked to not use the shower for more than two minutes, reported Indian Express. It’s one of the several water conservation messages that the Indian cricketers came across on reaching their hotel after a sweaty and tiring day under the relentless sun. With…

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January 7, 2018


Indian pilots grounded after ‘mid-air row’

NEWS DESK: An Indian airline said Thursday it had grounded two pilots over allegations they had a fight and both briefly stormed out of the cockpit during a New Year’s Day flight from London to Mumbai, reported AFP. Jet Airways is investigating claims that a male pilot slapped his female colleague during a heated argument…

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January 4, 2018


Pakistani stars shone in 2017 in BollywoodSAM

A lot of Pakistani actors won hearts of Indians by working in Bollywood movies. Pakistani stars especially Mahira Khan shone in Bollywood during 2017. Know more in this video report.

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December 30, 2017


Obama refused to answer this Indian journalist’s question

NEWS DESK: Former US President Barack Obama shot down an Indian journalist’s question at the Town Hall organised by the Obama Foundation in Delhi for about 300 young leaders in India. Why? Because she was a journalist. Later, the journalist, Nidhi Razdan, expressed her disappointment over Obama’s refusal to even hear her question in tweets and…

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December 3, 2017


Indian couple plants 101 trees in their baby girl’s name

PUNE: The Naiks decided to upturn norms of an ostentatious party for 1.5-month-old Alisha; instead Malshiras village was gifted a host of plants, including 51 saplings for local school students, at a cost of Rs50,000, reported Times of India. As our civic authorities grapple with accusations of indiscriminate tree-cutting for development, and not compensating for it by replanting enough…

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October 2, 2017


Pakistan lodges protest with India over cross-border shelling on civilians

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Fridya summoned the Indian High Commissioner and strongly condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian occupation forces in Charwa Sector, Bini Sulariyan Village, on Thursday that resulted in the Shahadat of 6 civilians, including 4 females, and injuries to 26 others, including 15 females and 5 children. According to a Foreign Office…

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September 22, 2017


Under-17 Indian cricketer drowns in Sri Lanka

NEWS DESK An under-17 Indian cricketer allegedly drowned in a swimming pool in Sri Lanka. According to a foreign news website, the victim – identified as 12-year old Monath Sona Narendra – along with three other players were in the swimming pool of a hotel located at Sri Lanka’s Pamunugama on Tuesday evening when tragedy…

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September 7, 2017


Man with throat cancer kills colleague who introduced him to smoking

NEWS DESK: An Indian man diagnosed with throat cancer allegedly shot dead the colleague who introduced him to cigarettes, reported The Independent. Mustakeem Ahmad is said to have been consumed with rage at his co-worker after a doctor attributed the disease to his smoking habit. The pair, both 25, worked as chefs at a restaurant…

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August 30, 2017


Indian Muslim woman ‘raped and murdered in honour killing’ after starting relationship with Arab man

NEWS DESK: An Indian Muslim teenager involved in a relationship with an Arab man was kidnapped, raped and murdered in a suspected ‘honour killing’ in London, a court has heard. The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found stuffed in a fridge with her throat slit after a second woman who was also attacked raised…

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July 26, 2017


Indian editors decry order to arrest journalists

India’s top journalists have accused a state parliament of “a gross misuse of powers and privilege” by ordering that two editors be arrested for allegedly defaming local lawmakers. Police in India’s southern Karnataka state said the editors — both from tabloid newspapers in the capital Bangalore — had evaded authorities since the state assembly issued…

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June 26, 2017


Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

MUMBAI: An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday. The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday’s Jet Airways flight between Damman in Saudi Arabia and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala….

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June 19, 2017


Ten Bollywood actresses who became film producers

Bollywood actresses have always proved their mettle in the film industry and have gone to become film producers Sushmita Sen Sen intended on releasing her first production named “Jhansi Ki Rani” but the project was delayed. Preity Zinta Preity Zinta made her debut as a film producer with “Ishkq In Paris” but the film could…

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June 10, 2017


Indian national arrested from Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: An Indian national was arrested from the federal capital on Sunday, Samaa reported. According to details, he was arrested from F-8 area of Islamabad over possessing incomplete travel documents. A case has been filed against him under Article 14 of the Foreign Act. The Indian national has been sent to jail on judicial remand.

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May 21, 2017


India top court examines triple talaq

India’s highest court Thursday began considering the legality of an Islamic practice that allows men to leave their wives instantly by reciting the word “divorce” three times. “Triple talaq” is legal for Muslims under the Indian constitution but it has come under scrutiny with reports emerging of men divorcing their wives via letters, Skype and…

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May 11, 2017