Haryana’s health and sports minister Anil Vij said on Saturday that the government would give a grant of Rs 50 lakh to it to promote sports activities in the Sikh sect Dera Sacha Sauda.
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar honoured shuttler P V Sindhu, wrestler Sakshi Malik and gymnast Dipa Karmakar besides badminton coach Pullela Gopichand for doing India proud at the Rio Olympics, by presenting them BMWs on Saturday.
Setting records since she was only six, swimmer Shraddha Shukla took up her biggest challenge on humid Sunday morning.
The Bombay high court decision opening the sanctum of Mumbai’s Haji Ali Dargah to women has brought the focus back on the famous Kerala Sabarimala temple that bars entry to women.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to violence-torn Kashmir on Sunday, saying any life lost in the Valley, be it that of a young man or a security personnel, was a loss for India.
Whosoever is ready to reject violence and help in restoring peace should be engaged in a dialogue to address the Kashmir problem, J-K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Sunday while not being averse to involving the separatists if they are looking for a peaceful resolution.
Muslim extremists supporting the Islamic State group freed eight fellow militants in a daring attack that also allowed 15 other inmates to escape from a provincial jail in the southern Philippines, police said Sunday.
It was established in 1916 with the mission to advance knowledge about Asia – training officials for overseas postings across the British empire – but today the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is celebrating a century of global impact in the field and beyond.
Four Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) terrorists who were allegedly involved in the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009 were shot dead by police on Sunday in Lahore.
Singapore reported the first locally-transmitted case of the Zika virus on Saturday, with three other suspect infections pending confirmation.