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Here’s why Amyra Dastur doesn’t like to share her political opinion

Amyra Dastur will next be seen in Ali Abbas Zafar’s web series Tandav which will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video on 15th January 2021....

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...

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...

India temporarily suspends all flights from Britain

INDIA said on Monday (21) it was joining other countries in temporarily suspending all flights from Britain after the emergence of a new and...

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...

Indian-American Raja Chari selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission

INDIAN-AMERICAN US Air Force Colonel Raja Chari,43, has been selected as the commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station by...

Despite historic diversity, Biden faces pressure with cabinet picks

Aware that he owes his presidential victory to Black voters, Joe Biden pledged to name the "most diverse" cabinet in US history. Behind the...

‘Kung Fu nuns’ deliver aid, health advice in pandemic-hit Himalayas

Trekking for hours in the thin air of the Himalayas, hundreds of maroon-robed Buddhist nuns are carrying vital aid - and health advice -...

Sonu Sood crowned top global Asian celebrity for 2020

INDIAN actor Sonu Sood, who won praise for his charitable work helping migrant workers in India during the pandemic, has been named the number...

Race, ethnicity to be included in Twitter’s hate speech rules

Twitter Inc has expanded its policy barring hateful speech to include “language that dehumanises people on the basis of race, ethnicity and national origin,”...