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Bhangra attracts attention in Indy Internatonal Festival

The three-day 41st Annual Indy International Festival conclued amidst riot of colour at the Blue Ribbon Pavilion at the Indiana State Fair. At the end of the lively cultural programmes presented by the artists settled here from different countries, Parade of Nations was the culmination. Each contingent carried their flags of their countries they were born.

Texas church shooting: 26 people killed, shooter identified

At least 26 people were killed in Sunday’s church shooting in Sutherland SpringsTexas, with the deceased ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old. The information was provided by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, in a press conference. The shooter has been identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, according to two law enforcement officers briefed on the situation, reports.

India repatriates 14 Pakistani nationals including two women and a child

in a goodwill gesture today Indian Government repatriated fourteen Pakistani nationals including two women and a eleven year old child.They were handed over to Pakistani Rangers at the Attari/Wagah international border.

India beat New Zealand by six runs in a thriller, clinch ODI series 2-1

India produced a brilliant all-round performance to beat New Zealand by six runs in the third and final One Day International at the Green Park Stadium here on Sunday and clinch the series

Jet Airways commences its third non-stop daily flight between Mumbai-London Heathrow

Jet Airlines, India’s premier, full-service international airline, is all set to commence its third daily non-stop service between Mumbai and London Heathrow with effect from the forthcoming weekend. 

Two Indian friends convicted in rape case in NZ

Two Indians, Parampreet Singh, 27, and Amritpal Singh, 25, who came to New Zealand in 2010, have been found guilty of raping a 17-year-old girl here whom they had first met on the dating site, Tagged.

Offering kidnapped girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups retain members

Offering kidnapped women and girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups lure and retain members, while sex trafficking can bankroll their extremist operations, a UK-based think-tank said on Monday.

We will do our best to make Iraq proud: Striker Dawood

Striker Mohammed Dawood is confident that Iraq will pose a strong challenge to Mexico despite practising for just a month or so when the two sides meet in their Group F clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup which began on Friday.

Vijay Mallya arrested in UK , granted bail in London Court

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India for defaulting on loans worth Rs 9,000 crore, was arrested in London on Tuesday but was granted bail soon after. 

Sikh man becomes first minority politician to lead major party in Canada

Jagmeet Singh, the first turban-wearing Sikh will now lead a federal political party with his victory in the NDP leadership race on Sunday. As the leader of NDP, Jagmeet Singh will be the first Amritdhari ( Baptised ) Sikh to run for the prime ministership of the country in 2019 during Canada's next federal election .

Las Vegas massacre is deadliest shooting in modern US history

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

Edmonton Terror Attack: PM Trudeau asks Canadians to defeat extremism

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the  statement after a terrorist attack in Edmonton

India beat Australia by 5 wickets, win series 4-1

India opener Rohit Sharma   scored his 14th ODI century and sixth against Australia and steered India towards an easy victory in the 5th ODI in Nagpur.

Edmonton police investigating officer attack, truck chase as terrorism

A suspect stabbed an Edmonton police constable then later drove a truck that tried to ram into pedestrians while it was being chased by police cruisers in downtown Edmonton Saturday night, officials say, in what is now being investigated as a terrorism incident.

Chinese envoy: India and China should start new chapter after Doklam standoff, ‘make one plus one eleven’

In an attempt to improve the bilateral ties between India and China, Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui has said that the two nations should dance together and make one plus one eleven. Speaking on the 68th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic of China, Zhaohui said that it was time that both the nations turn the old page and start a new chapter. Referring to the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi  and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, he said that the nations have made a lot of progress at a bilateral level and the meeting had sent a clear message of “reconciliation” and “cooperation”.

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