diverse communities

Darululoom books soon in English, Hindi


September 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's leading Islamic seminary Darululoom-Deoband will soon sell English and Hindi translations of its Urdu publications, its officials said Tuesday.The seminary management came up with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Assam prays for peace this Eid (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Making lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes, simply, effectively and cheaply, a new study says. Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease marked by high levels ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Cuisines give Indians distinct regional identities’


September 27th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Cuisines give India's diverse communities the one thing they need most - regional identity, says noted Indian Jewish writer and Sahitya Akademi Award winner Esther ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Faster broadband services threaten creating “digital ghettos” among ethnic communities in Oz


March 9th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 9 (ANI): Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has warned that faster broadband services could make ethnic communities more isolated by creating "digital ghettos".The multicultural and multilingual broadcaster expressed its concern ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Loss of plant diversity ‘disrupting Earth’s life-support systems’


March 8th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Plant communities-threatened by development, invasive species, climate change, and other factors-provide humans with food, help purify water supplies, generate oxygen, and supply raw materials for building, clothing, paper, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reva’s Return With Ram Milayee Jodi


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In case the buzz about the channel's surprises for its viewers is concerned, then it might be a jolly, fun filled one.A project called "Preet Se ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz cricket fraternity welcomes ethnic broadening of national selection


July 12th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): The Australian cricket fraternity has welcomed the broader selections at the national level over the past year, and according to those involved with the sport, it is being ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flydubai launches flights to Kabul


May 18th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 18 (IANS/WAM) Flydubai, Dubai's low-cost airline, has launched its first flight to Kabul, which the airline says is an "important step forward in the re-emergence of Afghanistan". UAE ambassador to Afghanistan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New York City Council and other advocates denounce new Arizona Immigration Law


April 30th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The New York City Council, including city-wide leaders and other advocates, denounced the new Arizona Immigration Law on Thursday.City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said she is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Los Angeles church becomes Art of Living centre


April 13th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) A 100-year-old church in Los Angeles, a registered national monument, has been offered to the Art of Living to run its community service initiatives. Art of Living ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Muslims in US equally vulnerable to radicalisation as in Europe: NYT


December 12th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 12 (ANI): With the surfacing of a string of terrorism cases in which American Muslims were involved, US counterterrorism experts have been forced to change their earlier perception that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terry honoured to be part of ‘Football Ambassadors for England 2018′ squad


October 25th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25(ANI): England captain John Terry, who has been appointed as one of the Ambassadors for England's bid for football World Cup in 2018, has said that it is an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kirpan bill to be re-introduced in California after veto


October 14th, 2009 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) After California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a unanimously passed bill over the carrying of kirpan by Sikhs, the bill will be reintroduced in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Raksha Bandhan displays the apex of humanity across the country


August 5th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad/ Jaipur/ Allahabad, Aug 5 (ANI): Raksha Bandhan, the festival of siblings was celebrated with joy and in a sense of harmony across the country on Wednesday.The festival, marked by sisters tying ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Some attacks racist, police in Australia admit amid fresh attacks (Roundup)


June 9th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Victoria state's police chief Tuesday admitted that some attacks on Indian students in Australia are "racially motivated" even as Indian community leaders and the New South ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some attacks on Indians are ‘racial’, police in Australia admit


June 9th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 9 (IANS) The police chief of Australia's Victoria state Tuesday admitted that some of the attacks on Indian students in this country are "racially motivated" - as maintained ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Areas where people move less likely to have high asthma rates


June 6th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher has found that areas surrounded by restaurants, entertainment, cultural facilities and ethnic diversity are more likely to have lower asthma rates than those where people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Los Angeles marathon held as US troops in Iraq prepare to run


May 26th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by John Le Fevre
More than 17,000 people ran, walked, biked and rolled across the starting line for the 24th annual Los Angeles Marathon this morning, with cool, overcast weather providing perfect conditions. The 26.2 mile (42.16km) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Film stars, Dalai Lama join ’save rainforests’ appeal


May 5th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (DPA) Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, the Dalai Lama and football legend Pele are among the prestigious line-up in a YouTube film launched Tuesday to promote a campaign to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Slumdog Millionaire boosts Mumbais slum tourism industry


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire might have been criticised for portraying India as "third world dirty underbelly", but the success of the film has bolstered the Mumbais controversial slum tourism ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taking India’s gods into the streets - the artist way


July 10th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Melbourne, July 10 (IANS) With his `When the gods came down to earth' installation of luminous moving images of Hindu gods and goddesses Chennai-born, Toronto-based artist Srinivas Krishna invites people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assam, Meghalaya fight over forgotten village


June 10th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Langpih (Assam), June 10 (IANS) Assam and Meghalaya are locked in a bitter border row with the two states adopting a belligerent posture over a small village where people ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Earth in middle of sixth mass extinction, half of its species could be wiped out by 2100


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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