Terming the incident of the turban of a Sikh man being knocked off at USA's John F Kennedy airport, as "deeply disturbing", India's Consulate General in New York said that it has taken up the matter with the US authorities and urged them to investigate the incident.
Known for playing bearing and highly-principled characters in films and later on in TV as well, Sidney Poitier, once known as the only black actor in Hollywood during the 50s, went on to create a legacy in the industry that saw him inspire an entire community.
US Army Sgt John Gonsalves, 22 wrote a letter to his mother which would sit unopened for more than 75 years before being found in a US Postal Service distribution facility in Pittsburgh.
Virginia Giuffre had accused Jeffrey Epstein of trafficking her to be the sex slave of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York from the British Royal family. The unsealing of a settlement between Epstein and her reveals she was paid $500,000 to withdraw her case.
Omicron variant of the coronavirus is bringing about more and more Covid-19 cases all over the world. As people fear going out even for the testing of its infection, they ask whether the at-home testing kits might be able to do the job.
Omicron Covid-19: The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention lists California as a place with ‘high’ transmission of the virus, along with nearly everywhere else in the country. But in the last week California averaged 16.4 new cases per 100,000 people, less than a third of the national rate.
President Duda, who was facing pressure from the US government to veto the bill, argued that it is important for Poland to be seen as an honourable partner with its allies.
Chaos at US airports and the stress of spending hours standing in line and on the phone trying to rebook flights impacted the travellers as the sudden spread of Omicron variant of Covid-19 ruins the travel plans of millions.
US Visa applicants applying for a range of visas will now be exempted from in-person interviews as the US department of state has issued fresh guidelines owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and rising Omicron Cases.
Covid-19: The United States grew by only 0.1%, with an additional 392,665 added to the U.S. population from July 2020 to July 2021, bringing the nation’s count to 331.8 million people, according to population estimates released by the US Census Bureau.
NASA said James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to blast off on Dec. 24. A European Ariane rocket will provide the lift from South America's French Guiana.
US: The people have spent nearly two years on an emotional seesaw as the pandemic worsened, and waned in cycles. The Americans hope for return to normal was repeatedly pushed back.
Tiger Woods was bedridden completely for three months after he shattered bones in his right leg, ankle and foot when the SUV he was driving crashed through a median and down a hill in Los Angeles.
A recent report by US Department of State has highlighted that terrorists targeting India continue to operate from Pakistani territory. It further highlighted that Pakistan did not take coercive steps to stop UN-designated terrorists like Masood Azhar.
Observing that there have been nine confirmed deaths in the US after Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shots, the US' Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shots instead of J&J.
New documents on former US President John F Kennedy's assassination reveal memos of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who killed the leader. More light was shed on his visits to Cuban and Soviet Embassies before the attack.
Covid-19: The United States has the highest reported death toll of any country in the world. The US accounts for approximately 4% of the world’s population but about 15% of the 5.3 million known deaths from the Covid-19, since the outbreak began in China two years ago.
Ghislaine Maxwell, a woman on trial in the US is being testified against by a British woman in a follow up Jeffrey Epstein sexual harassment case. The woman said that in teenage, she was pressurised into 'giving sexual massages' to Jeffrey Epstein by the woman.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.