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US seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting

The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing US and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria,...

Climate change could create 63 million migrants in South Asia by 2050

The growing impacts of climate change have already pushed more than 18 million people to migrate within South Asian countries, but that could more...

Brazil investigates rescue of maid enslaved for nearly 40 years

A Brazilian woman enslaved as a maid from the age of eight for almost four decades and forced into marriage has been rescued in...

Ukraine crisis: ISKCON joins relief efforts

  THE charity wing of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Bhaktivedanta Manor, the Lotus Trust has launched a campaign through its network of temples and...

Debate over Emma Chamberlain’s Patiala Necklace at Met Gala 2022

  A debate started on various social media platforms after US Youtube star Emma Chamberlain made her debut at the Met Gala 2022 wearing an...

Bahrain formally grants land for BAPS temple as Crown Prince meets Swami

  PRINCE Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Bahrain, on Tuesday (31) met a delegation of the BAPS Swaminarayan...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced Muslim virus cremations

Outrage is mounting in Sri Lanka after at least 15 Muslim coronavirus victims, including a baby, were cremated against family wishes and in contravention...

Ukraine crisis: BAPS volunteers in Europe join relief efforts

  BAPS volunteers in Europe have joined emergency relief efforts on the Polish, Romanian and Hungarian borders with Ukraine as instructed by His Holiness Mahant...

Abu Dhabi temple on course for inauguration in early 2024

A Hindu temple being built by the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha in Abu Dhabi is expected to be completed within the next two years. The construction...