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Iran’s security force arrest woman for eating at restaurant without hijab

  The Iranian security forces arrest a woman for eating at a restaurant in public without her hijab, according to her family. Donya Rad was arrested...

Six reported killed as Iran protests spread over woman’s death

  Protests have spread across Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini after the young woman was arrested by the morality police, as a rights...

US based NGO apologies for ‘waste colonialism’ report blaming Asia for global marine pollution

A Washington-based environmental advocacy group has apologised for its seven-year-old report which claimed five Asian countries were primarily responsible for polluting the ocean with...

Sheikh Hasina lauds PM Modi for evacuating Bangladeshi students from Ukraine, Vaccine Maitri programme;...

  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi led initiative towards rescuing students of her country who were stuck in eastern Europe...

Dr S Jaishankar appreciates BAPS Hindu Mandir: ‘Symbol of peace, tolerance and harmony’

  On the auspicious day of Ganesh Chaturthi, India’s external affairs minister Dr S. Jaishankar visited the BAPS Hindu Mandir site in Abu Dhabi. He was...

Taliban restricts female students to leave Kabul for studies in another atrocious move

  The Taliban (under UN sanctions for terrorism) has refused to allow female students to leave the Afghan capital to go to study in Kazakhstan...

Global outrage as Saudi woman and PhD student jailed for 34 years for using...

  A 34-year-old Saudi PhD student at Leeds University has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for using Twitter, media reports said. Salma al-Shehab, a...

Tata Motors to acquire Ford India’s plant in Gujarat

  Automotive giant Tata Motors said its subsidiary will acquire Ford India’s Gujarat-based manufacturing facility for Rs 7.25 billion (£75 million). Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd...

We used to think 10 times before stepping out of our houses: Afghan Sikh...

  Their grim existence for nearly a year changed on August 3, when they arrived in India as part of a group of 28 Afghan...

Indian carrier Vistara flags off non-stop service between Mumbai & Jeddah

  Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, on Tuesday (2) successfully inaugurated non-stop flights between Mumbai,...