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Nonagenarian Indian goes back to her Pakistan home after 75 years

Ninety-year-old Reena Varma finally went back to the house in Rawalpindi city, Pakistan that she had dreamed about for 75 years.

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Taliban says Afghanistan’s security situation solved, urges Hindus, Sikhs to return

The Taliban claimed that the security situation has been solved in Afghanistan and urged its minorities - Hindus and Sikhs to return back to...

Global

Eid Al Adha celebrated across India

Devotees gathered across India to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, also known as Bakra Eid, Bakrid, Eid al-Adha, Eid Qurban, or Qurban Bayaram.

Festivals

Amarnath Yatra partially resumes amid rescue operations

The flood-hit Amarnath Yatra, which was partially suspended after a cloudburst incident near the holy cave, resumed today morning from the...

India

India News: Scores of Kashmiri Pandits flee valley after killings

India News: Target killings of Kashmiri Pandits make them flee from the Valley, despite Indian government officials trying to stop them from...

India

Prophet remarks row: BJP removes Nupur Sharma as primary member, sacks Naveen Kumar

The Bharatiya Janata Party has suspended its spokesperson Nupur Sharma as a primary member of the party and also expelled Naveen Kumar...

India

Ram Navami is celebrated across India to mark birth of Lord Rama

News: The Indian festival of Ram Navami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Ram to King Dasharath and Queen Kausalya in Ayodhya, India.

Festivals

In Pics: Jama Masjid illuminated on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan

Jama Masjid, one of the largest and oldest mosques in India, has been illuminated on the eve of Ramadan. The moon was sighted on April 2,...

Festivals

Telangana CM KCR inaugurates INR 1,800-crore Yadadri Temple

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) inaugurated the ancient hindu Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri...

India

No curb on headscarf, wearing it not must: Karnataka government to High Court

Karnataka High Court hearing on Hijab row. There has been no ban on wearing hijab (headscarf) but only within classrooms and during class...

India

Hijab row: Bengaluru police to enforce 14-day ban on protests near educational buildings

News: Bengaluru has imposed a two-week ban on protests and gatherings near schools and colleges over escalating row over the use of hijab in...

India

Puri says UAE’s first Hindu temple a message of strong alliance with India

India’s Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri said that the first traditional stone Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi...

UAE

Grand Mufti of India Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad receives UAE's Golden Visa

Islamic scholar and the Grand Mufti of India Sheikh Abubakr Ahmad has received the UAE's Golden Visa for his humanitarian works.

UAE

Dubai princess wishes Indian expats on Onam

Dubai, home to a large Indian expat community has always celebrated multicultural diversity while celebrating various festivals.

UAE

Singapore PM Lee wears turban, welcomes Sikh community with 'Sat Sri Akal'

Highlighting the multi-cultural nature of the city-state, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the...

Singapore

Singapore President expresses concern about online poll sexualising female Muslim teachers

Singapore President Halimah Yacob and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Masagos Zulkifli expressed concerns about an online poll...

Singapore

Viral video labels Indian-origin principal as ‘Hitler’ over hijab controversy

An Indian-origin principal at one of the UK's leading state-funded schools was branded as ‘Hitler’ on social media over her efforts to...

UK

Hindu groups in Australia protest against using Ganesha’s image in ‘insulting’ ad

Battling against disrespect towards religious icons, Hindu groups in Australia have held peaceful demonstrations against a controversial...

Global

Navratri - Durga and Rama: The myths, history and rituals of the nine-day Hindu festival

The nine-day long festival of Navratri (literally meaning nine nights) is one of the most widely celebrated in the Hindu religion....

Festivals

Million-dollar awareness campaign increases positivity about Sikhs in USA

A million-dollar Sikh awareness campaign to inform Americans about Sikhism has increased the positive perception about their religion,...

USA

Secular state, multi-religious society

Singapore is often seen as a secular state, because it has no state religion. However, the society is far from secular – there are ten...

Others

Maha Shivaratri: Significance, legends, rituals, food of the festival of lord Shiva

The festival is widely celebrated in different parts of India in different ways. Lord Shiva devotees usually fast all day and night and...

Festivals