ethnic community

‘Aug 12 meet to focus on welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils’


July 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The focus of a Tamil meet here on Aug 12 will be on seeking welfare of the ethnic community in the post-war Sri Lanka through ... Read more...

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India gets a peek into Ethiopia’s rich culture


October 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) An Ethiopian dance troupe brought the diversity of performing arts from the ancient East African nation to India.The National Theater Band presented the various dance ... Read more...

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Darjeeling hills happy, but seek Gorkha area demarcation


July 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 18 (IANS) An elated Roshan Gurung, 60, who runs a teashop, was Monday looking forward to peace, development and that crucial stamp of "identity" ahead of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stage set for Bollywood’s grandest show abroad (With Image)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) The stage is set, the mood alive! As Bollywood's grandest and most glamorous celebration, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards, launches here ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Protests in Nepal over parliament extension


May 29th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) The first protests started Sunday soon after Nepal's major parties agreed to extend parliament's term by three months more with an ethnic organisation calling a general ... Read more...

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UTV Movies to be launched in Africa


May 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Fans of Bollywood movies will now be able to enjoy them at home in 10 African countries, thanks to Hindi channel UTV Movies set to ... Read more...

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Nepali guru performs 32-hour miracle - on Mt Everest


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) A 30-year-old Nepali guru, believed by his followers to be a divine being with supernatural powers, has created a record in the spiritual world by meditating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nepal strike called May 13


May 9th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Demanding that the government ensure the rights of ethnic communities and get cracking on the new constitution, a cluster of 19 ethnic organisations has announced a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hindus decry derogatory remarks against Roma in Hungarian Parliament


February 18th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 18 (ANI): Hindus have strongly criticized reported recent derogatory comments against Roma (Gypsy) community in the Hungarian Parliament.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reservation row: Rajasthan Govt. continuing talks with Gujjars, says Joshi


December 28th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister CP Joshi on Tuesday said the Rajasthan Government is trying to figure a way out of the deadlock and continuing talks with the ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Germany for doubling aid to Holocaust survivors


December 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 08 (ANI): Hindus have applauded German government for reportedly agreeing to double the funding for home care of Holocaust survivors, raising it to about $147 million annually.Hindu statesman Rajan ... Read more...

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Hindus tell Germany & Angela Merkel not to stigmatize entire community of “outsiders”


October 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 17 (ANI): Hindus have urged Germany and its Chancellor Angela Merkel to show more tolerance to "outsiders".Renowned Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus & Jews critical of “Gypsy criminals” election advertisement in Hungary


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 2 (ANI): Hindus and Jews have strongly criticized an election advertisement in Hungary reportedly referring to "Gypsy criminals".Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, and Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish leader ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, horse meat delicacies to become Aussie gourmets’ delight


July 10th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 10 (ANI): Aussie food-lovers can now look forward to horse meat cuisines in restaurants' menus, thanks to the man known around Perth as the Prince of Flesh.Vince Garreffa, the owner ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia approves horse meat consumption


July 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australians will be able to consume horse meat for the first time after the authorities gave their approval for slaughtering the animals. Horse meat is consumed around the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bollywood stars stand by decision to be in Colombo


June 4th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Colombo, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood stars who have flocked to Colombo defying calls to boycott Sri Lanka over the killings of Tamils say they have no regrets.Leading actors and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Telangana stokes statehood demand in northeast


December 12th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Bodoland, Karbiland, Dimaraji, Kamatapur, Garoland... India's northeast is witnessing renewed statehood demands from ethnic groups, courtesy the central government's 'yes' to Telangana.This has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Zealander of British ancestry sponsors Bhagat Singh memorial


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), Oct 2 (IANS) A mega function would be held here Saturday by the Indian community in New Zealand to mark the birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Buddhist model is new Miss Nepal (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 24 (IANS) A 20-year-old popular Buddhist model and music video star Thursday prevailed over Nepal's Maoists as well as 14 other contenders to walk off with the Miss ... Read more...

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Gayatri Devi’s ‘kin’ in Nepal mourn her death


July 31st, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Two days after her death due to protracted illness, Rajmata Gayatri Devi, born in the royal family of Cooch Behar and married to the dashing ruler of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian students feel left out of ethnic communities march in Victoria


July 13th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): Indian students studying in the Australian state of Victoria have complained of being left out of Sunday's Walk for Harmony march.An estimated 5000 people took part in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sydney police being naive about not terming Indian student attacks racist, says councillor


June 9th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 9 (ANI): A Parramatta councilor, Michael McDermott, has described police as being naive and irresponsible about the spate of attacks on Indians in Sydney's west, and saying these assaults have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 things about glamorous Indian origin Canadian MP


May 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, May 17 (ANI): Canada's first Sikh woman elected to the House of Commons, Ruby Dhalla, resigned this week after being alleged for mistreating women she had employed to care for her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal Muslims give ultimatum to Maoist government


March 10th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Almost eight months after Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda pledged to form a Muslim Commission but failed to keep the promise, the angered Muslim community ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN helping Sri Lanka in genocide: Canadian Tamils


February 17th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Refuting a United Nations report from Colombo accusing the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) of stopping civilians from leaving the conflict zone and killing those who tried ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Killing of Telugus in US linked to recession?


February 8th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Is the spate of killings of students and professionals from Andhra Pradesh in the US linked to the economic meltdown and massive job losses in that country? Telugus living ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GJMM shutdown affects normal life in Darjeeling


February 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Feb 7 (ANI): The 24-hour shutdown called by the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) on Saturday affected normal life in the Darjeeling hills'' Terai and Doars regions. They are demanding the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

After Pashupatinath, Bhagavad Gita is targeted in Nepal


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Close on the heels of a power tussle over Nepal's Pashupatinath shrine revered by Hindus worldwide, the Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita has come under attack in the ... Read more...

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Renewed demand for Gorkhaland


October 18th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Oct 18 (ANI): The members of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists have renewed their agitation for a separate statehood and are replacing government signboards with their own signboards in Darjeeling. The ... Read more...

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Mass grave unearthed in Assam, four bodies extricated


October 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 1 (IANS) Four decomposed bodies of youths who had gone missing earlier this year were extricated from a mass grave in a dense forest in Assam, triggering speculation that they ... Read more...

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Indian PM in Sri Lanka, takes IAF chopper to Colombo(Evening Roundup)


August 1st, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Colombo, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Sri Lanka Friday under an imposing security blanket, flying from the international airport to nearby Colombo in an ... Read more...

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Keith Vaz demands Tory peer’s sack for the ‘nigger’ remark


July 9th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Britain's most senior Asian MP has called upon the opposition Conservative Party to sack a senior member of the upper house of parliament who mentioned the word "nigger" ... Read more...

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‘European gypsies face caste bias like Dalits’


June 19th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) For centuries they have been feared, despised and envied. Gypsies, an ethnic minority in Europe, continue to face discrimination that is not very different from what ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian population shrinking, says Vellu


June 10th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (IANS) Malaysia's Indian population has declined to 7.8 percent from well over eight percent and could go down to seven percent in the next five years, a senior ... Read more...

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Gujjar clashes with police in Ferozabad


May 30th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
Ferozabad (Uttar Pradesh)/ Gwalior, May 30 (ANI): Four people were injured during a violent clash between members of Gujjar community and police officials in Firozabad on Friday. Reportedly, the angry protesters ... Read more...

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