What happens after the cremation? The last rite for Sikhs usually involves dispersing the remains in flowing water. HARKIREN KAUR has something to say about it.
A few days ago, Mataji remarked to me that I should write about Port Klang. “Port Klang?” I looked at her, blank and confused. “You...
Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute.
The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured.
Traffic on the national highway connecting...
South Africa's Nelson Mandela dies
The announcement of Mandela's death was made by President Jacob Zuma
Obituary: Nelson Mandela
South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's...
Nigeria attack: Students shot dead as they slept
Suspected Islamist gunmen have attacked a college in north-eastern Nigeria, killing up to 50 students.
The students were shot dead as they slept in their dormitory at the College of...
Lewd remarks, cutting grass for cattle, refusal to remove garbage, even dog walking — anything can lead to a communal clash in Uttar Pradesh these days. The fallout — a benefit for the BJP.
The projection of Narendra Modi as the possible prime ministerial candidate of the party has polarised...
2 Sikhs shot dead in US utility store
Washington : A day after an Indian author was shot dead in Afghani-stan two Indian-Americans running a grocery store in the state of Indiana have been shot dead by masked men...
Sikh man shot dead in New Jersey
WASHINGTON: A Sikh man working at a gas-station in New Jersey was shot dead over the weekend in an attempted robbery case.
The local police in New...
Bushra Baseerat, TNN Feb 17, 2013, 01.03AM IST
HYDERABAD: The dwindling number of vultures is adding to the woes of the dwindling Parsi community in the city.
Depending on the scavenging birds to dispose of their dead in the 'Tower of Silence', the 1,200-member Parsi community in Hyderabad has...
Pune: Anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar shot dead
This is just breaking and news video can be viewed at this link http://ibnlive.in.com/news/pune-antisuperstition-activist-dr-narendra-dabholkar-shot-dead/415691-3-237.html
If more news emerges we will update the thread...
Free School Meals Kill Indian Children
by Jason Burke
At least 20 children have died and up to 30 more are seriously ill after eating free meals at a primary school in eastern India.
The children, aged between six...
Journalist dead, 1 raped, more attacked in Egypt
New York, July 1, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned about the security of journalists covering ongoing mass protests in Egypt. One journalist was killed and seven others were injured, including one raped, while...
Missing woman found dead
Kareen Kaur believed to be victim of hit-and-run accident.
JOHOR BARU: The body of Kareen Kaur, who went missing last Friday, was found beside the North-South Expressway near Kulaijaya.
Fatal misadventure: Kareen is believed to have been knocked down by a lorry...
Pakistan's Quetta city reels from attack on women
By Shahzeb Jillani
Sajila Gujjar, 18, was a first year university student studying computer science in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
Family and friends described her as talented, intelligent...
156 dead, 5,500 injured in China earthquake
Frantic search for survivors continues after tremor devastates Sichuan province
By Didi Tang, AP - April 20, 2013 9:05 AM
A girl gives offerings to the dead by the side of a badly damaged building in Longmen township,
an area close...
Sat Nam _/|\_
I am still trying to find a video of the memorial service for the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School. I've only found a couple short clips and, of course, many of the President speaking there.
I am trying to find out which religions were represented there. I know of...
AMRITSAR: The young daughter of Punjab Police ASI Ravinderpal Singh who was gunned down by an Akali leader Ranjit Singh Rana in broad daylight Wednesday is so shocked over her dad’s death that she has not been coming to terms with the life after losing her father. She said she would kill the...
12 July 2012 Last updated at 03:02 ET
India wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead
Tributes have been pouring in for Dara Singh
Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh has died in the Indian city of Mumbai after a long illness, his doctors say.
The 83-year-old had been admitted to hospital...
Eminent Punjabi Writer Kartar Singh Duggal Dead
New Delhi | Jan 26, 2012
Eminent Punjabi writer Kartar Singh Duggal died here today of old-age related ailments. He was 94.
The writer, who had also served as a Director of All India Radio, was admitted to All India Institute of Medical...
Read Jack Layton's final letter to Canadians
In a letter dated August 20, 2011, Jack Layton addressed Canadians for the final time before his death Monday. Read it in full below:
Jack Layton, MP, Député
Toronto – Danforth
Leader of the Official Opposition/Chef de l'Opposition...