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US court dismisses Sikh group's case againstBadal
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Sikh group challenges dismissal of case against Badal

Chicago – A US based Sikh rights group has challenged the order of a US court dismissing a human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for failing to serve federal court summons on him. In a petition filed Tuesday before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals here,... read more »

'Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling on homosexuality'
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‘Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling on homosexuality̵...

New Delhi – The government is considering all options before it in an attempt to restore the 2009 Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality, union Law Minister Kapil Sibal said in a tweet Thursday. “The government is considering all options to restore the high court verdict... read more »

Exhibiting 25 years of audio-visual journey
Exhibiting 25 years of audio-visual jour...

Exhibiting 25 years of audio-visual journey

New Delhi – Celebrating its silver jubilee, the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) has mounted an exhibition of all the audio-visual equipment it has been using and the multi-disciplinary documentation it has done using this equipment in the last 25 years. The exhibition was... read more »

US reacts with dismay over India's gay sex ruling
US reacts with dismay over India’s...

US reacts with dismay over India’s gay sex ruling

By Arun Kumar Washington – Expressing concern over the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling restoring the ban on gay sex, the US has expressed its opposition to “any action that criminalises consensual same-sex conduct between adults”. “The United States places great... read more »

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An exhibition documents making of Barahadisvara temple

An exhibition documents making of Barahadisvara temple

New Delhi – Selected architectural drawings, paper impressions of the inscriptions of 1000-year-old Barahadisvara Temple at Tanjore of the Chola kingdom, along with a few paintings... read more »

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Crossword presents 12th edition of book awards

Mumbai – Crossword, the leading bookstore chain, presented the 12th edition of its popular books award here this weekend, with Ravi Subramaniam, called by the Wall Street Journal as... read more »

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary

Nation pays homage to B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary

New Delhi – President Pranab Mukherjee led the nation in paying homage to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary here today. Mukherjee offered floral... read more »

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Gandhian Nelson Mandela: a hero who battled apartheid

Pretoria – South Africa’s first black p! resident Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday, was an icon for ending the much-reviled apartheid system, a colossus who strode over world... read more »

Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowl! and" among Time's top 10

Jhumpa Lahiri’s “The Lowland” among Time’...

By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winning Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel, “The Lowland”, set in Kolkata of the 1960s, has been listed fourth in... read more »