Photo: Students of Tamil and Hindi schools gather to singh national anthems at the Flag Hoisting-ceremony and are seen with Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons, state officials and GOPIO-CT organizers

Connecticut General Assembly honors India on its 75th anniversary

Connecticut General Assembly issued a citation honoring the India Day Celebration and presented it to GOPIO-CT

‘Anti-Shia hatred’ may be behind serial killings of Muslims in US

The nationality of Syed has not been disclosed by officials, but the possibility of anti-Shia killings in the US could indicate that the religious turmoil in Pakistan and Afghanistan where Sunni terrorist groups target Shias has reached the US

A South Asian poetic giant tours North America: A creative fountainhead for whom 'dreams have no frontiers'

Gulzar’s poetry continues to win more attention than his extensive directorial work. But most remarkable is his unquenchable thirst and capacity for work

Pakistan, US launch health dialogue to boost cooperation

The initiative comes at a time when Pakistan and the US are trying to revive impaired bilateral relations by broadening cooperation and extending beyond the security domain in fields like health, food, commerce and trade

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IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival in New Delhi

Fifty-one films from 15 Asian countries, all directed by women filmmakers, will be screened at the 16th edition of the IAWRT Asian Women’s Film Festival from March 5 to March 7 in New Delhi

Pakistan PM gives need-based undergraduate scholarships

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan gave need-based scholarships to a batch of 50,000 undergraduate students under the "Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarship Program", offering them good educational opportunities

India-Sri Lanka sign MoU to improve infrastructure of plantation schools

India and Sri Lanka signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the up-gradation of infrastructure in Plantation Schools

Trumps to be welcomed with conches, music and dance

As US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Ahmedabad airport next week, they will be welcomed by a 'Shankhnaad' recital, or playing of the conches along with dance performances, the Gujarat government said

Exhibition to mark 28 years of Indo-Israeli diplomatic relations

To celebrate 28 years of diplomatic relations between India and Israel, The Embassy of Israel in India and Bruno Art Group will organise 'Shining Brightly', a group exhibition by Israeli and international artists, from February 23-29 at Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Bangladesh PM rejects quota call for English-medium students

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has rejected a call for special facilities for English-medium students to enrol at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

Afghan movie on skateboarding wins Oscar

An Afghan movie, “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl),” has won the Oscar for best documentary short subject at the 92nd annual Academy Awards

Under siege by anti-CAA protests, Aligarh Muslim University may shut down

As Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) continues to be under a lockdown enforced by the students protesting against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Vice-Chancellor is considering if shutting down the varsity is the only recourse left in the present circumstances

India and Bangladesh artists display common cultural heritage through printmaking

Artists from India and Bangladesh displayed their printmaking creativity despite India witnessing nationwide protests against CAA, NRC. The exhibition was organised to make people aware of printmaking and to further elevate the concept and application of this medium. They also shared rich heritage through their masterpieces at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi January 23-31.

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