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Ancient Hindu temple discovered in northwest Pakistan

A Hindu temple, believed to have been constructed 1,300 years ago, has been discovered by Pakistani and Italian archaeological experts at a mountain in...

Pakistan invites Indian Sikhs for Guru Nanak’s 551st birth anniversary

Pakistan has invited Indian Sikhs to attend the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of Sikh faith's founder, Guru Nanak Dev, an official said on Monday. The...

Virus fears stop Indian Sikhs visiting Pakistan site for festival

Coronavirus fears meant a historic travel corridor created last year to let Indian Sikhs visit a holy shrine in northeast Pakistan remained closed Tuesday...

Virus curbs see elephant idols shrunk for Ganesh Chaturthi

Indian authorities have imposed tough anti-coronavirus restrictions on gatherings and the size of Ganesha elephant god idols for one of the biggest religious festivals...

Prince Charles leads silver jubilee tributes to Neasden Temple

Britain's Prince Charles has issued a special video message to mark the 25th anniversary of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in north London, which...

Indian Muslim artisan fights virus slowdown with Hindu idols

Since the coronavirus pandemic clobbered his pottery business, one Muslim artisan from India's largest slum has turned to a Hindu god to revive his...

Thousands bid farewell to ‘selfless’ Hasmita Patel

Thousands of mourners bid an emotional farewell to Hasmita Patel, who passed away peacefully last week on Thursday 6th August with her family by...

Indo-US relations set to be ‘defining pathway of century’, says India’s new NY consul

Randhir Kumar Jaiswal, the newly-appointed Consul General of India in New York, has urged the Indian-American community to keep playing a pivotal role in...

Muslims perform Eid prayers, socially distanced and masked

Masked and socially distanced to fight the coronavirus, Muslims around the world held prayers on Friday to mark the festival of Eid al-Adha, with...

Livelihood of Mumbai’s Ganesh festival-linked people in peril

With the Maharashtra government calling for low-key Ganpati celebration this year in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, livelihood of people associated with the festivities,...