Do we belong in America, slain techie's wife seeks answers

The wife of slain Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla has publicly sought answers to what she perceived was a spread in hate crimes in America as mourners held a vigil at a local church for the victims of the
IANS | Feb 25, 2017Read Story »

Over 600,000 offer prayers at Pashupatinath on Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva till Saturday morning at the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal - a predominantly Hindu nation - on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival.
IANS | Feb 25, 2017Read Story »

Hindus in Trinidad flock temples to celebrate Shivratri

Thousands of Hindus participated in night-long vigil on the occasion of Maha Shivratri despite the increasingly high crime rate in Trinidad and Tobago.
By Paras Ramoutar | . | Feb 25, 2017Read Story »

Worst and best of America emerges after hate killing of Indian

The killing of an Indian-origin man brought to the fore the worst and the best of America – the undercurrent of racism and bigotry on one hand and heart-warming heroism and generosity on the other. | Feb 24, 2017Read Story »

Andhra doctor rescued in Libya after 18 months

A doctor from Eluru in Andhra Pradesh, who had been kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Libya in 2015, has been rescued and is being brought back to India, the government said. The doctor's family in India
IANS | Feb 22, 2017Read Story »

Canada Post and Indian Post to jointly issue Diwali stamps

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Feb 21, 2017
In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Canada Post and India Post have decided to produce a first-ever joint stamp to mark Diwali. This stamp will be released in September. Read Story »

Bank of England shows sensitivity to Hindu religious concerns

Showing rare sensitivity to Hindu religious sentiments and which demonstrated the growing clout of the Indian community, the Bank of England invited members of the Hindu Council UK for a meeting over concerns | Feb 19, 2017Read Story »

Shaping Of A Culture: A Trinidadian perspective on Hindu festivals and traditions

“The Shaping Of A Culture” is a publication of love and humility which aims to discover the rich diversity of our traditions that help to identify us as a unique people, writes Dr Satnarine Balkaransingh in th
By Paras Ramoutar | IANS | Feb 19, 2017Read Story »

Nikki Haley doing a spectacular job: President Trump

US President Donald Trump has praised Indian-American Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, saying that she is doing an "awfully good" and a "spectacular" job. | Feb 18, 2017Read Story »

Body of Indian techie killed in US brought home

The body of Indian software engineer Vamshi Reddy Mamidala, who was shot dead in the US, was brought home on Friday.
IANS | Feb 17, 2017Read Story »