Pelted by hailstones and buffeted by an icy wind, Yasser Arslanuk, a 55-year-old Syrian engineer, his wife and two young sons wobbled across the border from Russia into Norway astride bicycles last week, the latest migrants to complete an improbable new route to Europe.
Rejecting charges that it had "stopped" Samjhauta Express, India On Friday said the train was cancelled due to local agitation and Indian authorities had informed their Pakistani counterparts about it in advance.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Saturday October 10, 2015, Ahmedabad
Right-wing groups in Gujarat have called for restricting entry of non-Hindus to Garba venues but at the state government's forthcoming annual Navratri festival, it is some Muslims who are working round the corner to make the event a success.
State-sponsored cross-border terrorism is of particular concern, India has told the United Nations (UN) as it called upon the world community to have zero tolerance towards those who aid and abet terrorist acts and provide safe havens to their perpetrators, in a veiled attack on Pakistan.
Stressing that fundamentalists have been emboldened ever since Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in the state and at the Centre, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati today alleged that the parties wanted to declare India a 'Hindu rashtriya' where "their interest will not be safe".
Describing Pakistani army as the "godfather" of the Taliban, a foreign policy expert today warned that as long as Pakistan military and its mindset are unchecked and unreformed, the US will face a strategic collapse as it withdraws its forces from Afghanistan.
Within Jerusalem's holiest site, known as the Temple Mount to Jews and the Noble Sanctuary to Muslims, lies an explosive historical question that cuts to the essence of competing claims to what may be the world's most contested piece of real estate.
Russia's air force hit 60 Islamic State targets in Syria over the past 24 hours and killed around 300 militants, the Defence Ministry said today, in Moscow's most intense raids yet since it first launched strikes on Syria 10 days ago.
For almost an hour, the country's top court today discussed and debated whether the Sanskrit shlokas Venkatesa Suprabhatham, a morning chant, can be recited to wake up Lord Vishnu at the Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
Seeking to allay concerns about the contentious Indian Institute of Management (IIM) bill, government today held discussions with the institute directors who have raised fears about the legislation undermining their autonomy.