NCC pan India cycle rally reaches Chandigarh

Mohali, Sept. 22 -- The NCC Pan India Swacchta Pakhwada cycle rally, organised to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, reached Chandigarh on Saturday. The rally was flagged-in by Kirron... Read More

Serai for cancer patients to come up at SGPC-run medical institute

AMRITSAR, Sept. 22 -- The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to develop a serai for cancer patients at the Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Health Sciences, said SGPC chief secret... Read More

50,000 strong crowd to cheer PM Modi at 'Howdy Modi' in Houston

India, Sept. 22 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Indian diaspora in Houston city on Sunday as part of the much awaited mega event --'HowdyModi'. The initiative is the first big attempt... Read More

Gandhi's Bombay days in Mumbai

India, Sept. 22 -- To most historians, the Mahatma can come across as a man whose heart lay in rural India and who cared little for the privileged few in the cities. And yet, MK Gandhi spent several y... Read More

A winning combination

India, Sept. 22 -- Although Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi never liked big cities, the city of Bombay (now Mumbai) remained important for him throughout his life. It was here that Gandhi found firm suppor... Read More

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

Bangladesh, Sept. 22 -- United Nations, sep 21 (AP/UNB) - Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders ga... Read More

Quake with preliminary magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Albania

Pogradec, Sept. 22 -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck the west of Albania on Saturday but caused only minor injuries, the country's government said. Citing the country's Inst... Read More

Rare protests in Egypt call for president to step down

Cairo, Sept. 22 -- Rare anti-government protests broke out in several Egyptian cities late Friday calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The small street demonstrations were quickly ... Read More

I have seen many theatrics at the UN, says India's envoy Syed Akbaruddin on Imran Khan pledge to take up Kashmir at UNGA

India, Sept. 22 -- New York: Reacting to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's pledge to internationalise the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in a big way, India's Ambassado... Read More

Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy is India's official Oscar entry; so thrilled, tweets actor Ranveer Singh

India, Sept. 22 -- Kolkata: Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's 2019 Hindi film Gully Boy, a story inspired by the lives of rappers on the streets of Mumbai, has been selected by the Film Federation of India as t... Read More