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Sri Lanka Elections: War of words between rival camps intensifies

Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has condemned opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa for the latter’s attempt to create ethnic divisions  terming them a cabal of extremists trying to terrify and divide people just to consolidate their own power. In a letter, Premadasa said it is his duty to unite all Sri Lankans and ... Read More »

Ayodhya Verdict: Leaders appeal for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute should not be seen as anybody’s win or loss, and appealed to countrymen for peace, unity and amity. In an unanimous verdict, the top court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram ... Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurating the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday which will take pilgrims from India across the border to Pakistan to one of their most sacred shrines.  A state-of-the-art Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) Complex at Kartarpur Corridor in Dera Baba Nanak of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has been built for ... Read More »

Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis to stay as caretaker CM

As the stalemate over govt formation in Maharashtra continued, BJP Leader Devendra fadnavis resigned as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra a day before the term of the previous assembly is to expire. His govt which was in alliance with the Shiv Sena, was re-elected on October 24 with a comfortable ... Read More »

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court to announce verdict today

The supreme court will deliver its verdict on the Ayodhya land case today. The apex court had reserved its judgement on October 16 after completing a day to day hearing of the case. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi heads the 5 judge constitution bench. A bunch of appeals challenging ... Read More »

Cyclone Bulbul turns very severe, to hit West Bengal coast

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and is expected to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh in the early hours of Sunday. It is expected to bring with it heavy rain and gusts of up to 135 kmph in the coastal areas. The storm could ... Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate historic Kartarpur Corridor today

Celebrations along with massive preparations are on for the glorious 550th Prakash Parv of the first Sikh Guru and founder of the faith Guru Nanak Dev. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor today which will take pilgrims from India across the border to Pakistan to one of ... Read More »

No agreement on China tariff rollback: US President Donald Trump

Amid a steady stream of conflicting reports, Trump’s remarks appeared to push back against Beijing’s claims that the two sides had agreed to remove tariffs in stages as part of a partial deal announced last month. Hopes for progress in defusing trade tensions have driven global stocks higher this month, ... Read More »

US announces increase in H-1B work visa application fee

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made the announcement yesterday. It said, the non-refundable fee will support the new electronic registration system to make the H-1B cap selection process more efficient. Petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions, will first have to electronically register with the USCIS during a designated ... Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurating the Kartarpur corridor on Saturday which will take pilgrims from India across the border to Pakistan to one of their most sacred shrines.  A state-of-the-art Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) Complex at Kartarpur Corridor in Dera Baba Nanak of Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has been built for ... Read More »

SC to announce verdict on Ayodhya issue today 

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court had reserved its judgement. The four other judges in the five-judge Constitution bench, which heard the case, include Justices Sharad Arvind Bobde, Ashok Bhushan, D Y Chandrachud and S Abdul Nazeer. The Apex Court was hearing the case from August 6, this ... Read More »

West Bengal based writer Abhisek Sarkar wins award at Dhaka Lit-fest

Over the three day of the festival 200 speakers, performers and thinkers, will take part in discussions on diverse topics.  The special focus of this year’s lit-fest is on Indigenous Languages as the UNESCO  has  marked 2019 as the year of Indigenous Language Protection. Renowned literary personalities and authors from ... Read More »