16 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Identity proof, a ration card, birth certificate or even a bank account - acquiring these and more for sex workers, widows, single mothers, the elderly and other subaltern sections of the society can pose quite a challenge. A bunch of spirited community workers have come together through a civil society initiative to help the deprived sections of society negotiate with power centers and get their basic documents of survival.
31 Jul 2014
Lucknow: The Shias have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Wakf Minister Azam Khan.
15 Sep 2014
Beijing: After attempt to promote mixed marriages between Muslim Uygurs and Hans in Xinjiang, China is building a pilot settlement for residents from multiple ethnic communities in rural desert area of the troubled province to curb growing militancy and facilitate cultural exchanges.
12 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was booked by the police in Mumbai for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of a community.
03 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Delhi University's (DU) Community Radio will offer a platform to candidates contesting various posts of Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) to use the medium to reach a wider audience.
31 Aug 2014
Washington: The US military has conducted humanitarian air drop in the besieged Iraqi town of Amrili, home to thousands of Shia Turkomen who have been cut off from receiving food, water, and medical supplies for two months by the militants of the Islamic State, the Pentagon said.
01 Sep 2014
GENEVA: Islamic State has committed barbaric acts against civilians in Iraq, threatening the country's territorial integrity and posing a global threat, the Iraqi government's human rights minister said on Monday in an appeal for international support.
02 Sep 2014
Washington: US President Barack Obama on Monday notified the Congress about his authorization for conducting targeted airstrikes and humanitarian assistance to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State (IS) militants.
29 Aug 2014
Washington: Terming the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as a ‘cancer’, US President Barack Obama has said that the top American priority was to roll back the gains made by the terrorist outfit in Iraq.
16 Aug 2014
Melbourne: Indian diaspora in Australia has opened its first museum comprising over 1200 rare pieces including pictures, paintings, photographs, coins and stamps here on the Independence day.