Daily Archives: August 27, 2017

Taj Mahal is not a shiva temple, it’s a tomb: ASI tells Court 

For the first time, the Archaeological Survey of India has stated in a court in Agra that the Taj Mahal is a tomb, and not a temple as claimed...

Mob attacks villagers after cow carcass found in UP village pond

A mob reportedly attacked a village in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, after a cow carcass was found floating in a local pond on Friday morning. “Hundreds of men,” Times of India quoted villagers in...

US urges non-violent response from Myanmar after clashes with Rohingya militants leave 89 dead

The United States has urged Myanmar authorities to avoid a response that would inflame tensions after an attack by Rohingya militants left 12 security personnel and 77 Rohingya Muslims...

Lanka passes 25% reservation for women in politics

The Sri Lankan parliament has passed a new local bodies election law under which women will get 25% reservation in seats where 60% of the seats will be filled...

Dhaka summons Myanmar envoy as thousands of Rohingya flee for BD after fresh violence...

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar are trying to cross the border with Bangladesh, Bangladeshi security officials said on Saturday, as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar’s northwestern...

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is Virat Kohli’s cricket coach?

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s claim that several celebrity sportspersons like Virat Kohli and Vijender Singh have been ‘coached’ by him is now the butt of jokes on social media. The...

India softens towards Nepal to stop pro-Beijing tilt

It was clear as crystal during Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s visit to New Delhi earlier this week, that his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, was bending over backwards...

Trump flogs the dead horse of “winning” in Afghanistan

The new Afghanistan strategy is yet another expression of the US resolve to keep Afghanistan militarily occupied in the name of “terrorism.” Warmongering is as self-defeating as it has...