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Kapil Sharma all set to team up with Netflix

Kapil Sharma is one of the biggest names in the Television industry. He has also featured in Bollywood films like Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon...

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...

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...

‘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,”...

Indian-American Gitanjali Rao is Time’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’

A 15-year-old Indian-American has been named as Time magazine’s first-ever ‘kid of the year’. Gitanjali Rao, from Denver, Colorado, the US has been recognised for her...

Biden names Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as surgeon general

US president-elect Joe Biden has named Indian-American Dr Vivek Murthy as the next surgeon general, reports said. UK-born Dr Murthy held that post during the...

Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy say pandemic has worsened their plight

Protesters in the central Indian city of Bhopal formed a human chain on Thursday (3) to demand justice for people suffering cancer, blindness, respiratory,...

Biden picks Neera Tanden as head of the Office of Management and Budget

US president-elect Joe Biden was scheduled to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers on Tuesday (1) as his administration prepares to take power...