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I made Imran Khan PM: Former cricketer Javed Miandad

Legendary cricketer Javed Miandad says he was the driving force for Imran Khan in cricket

Kamala Harris, US vice presidential nominee, has remained proud of her Indian culture and heritage

Kamala Devi Harris has deftly melded her African American identity with that of her Indian background as a Tamil to create the evergreen American classic of the immigrant dream

Indian American Kamala Harris is VP choice for Joe Biden

Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden has selected Chennai-born Kamala Devi Harris as the nominee for vice president in a historic move that makes an Indian American, for the first time, a “heartbeat” away from becoming president of the United States

Majority of Indian parents oppose reopening of schools

Only 33 percent parents in India support reopening of schools from September 1, according to a survey by LocalCircles

'Protection centres for Pak transgenders to be ready by year-end'

Protection centres for Pakistan's transgender people will be completed by the end of this year, the National Assembly was informed during a discussion on the harassment of the community across the country

Sisters guide remote learning in Bhutan

She wants to be an engineer, this one, a 10-year-old with cropped hair wearing a nylon full kira

Pakistani film director says hugely influenced by Hindi film industry

Pakistani film director Asim Abbasi says he looks up to Bollywood veteran Rekha, adding that the Hindi film industry has had a huge influence on his work

A virtual tour dedicated to 150 years of artist Abanindranath Tagore

A founding artist of the Bengal school of art, Abanindranath Tagore (1871-1951) has had a profound impact on modern Indian art as we know it today. A virtual tour of his artworks, dedicated to his 150th birth anniversary is currently live on the website of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)

Mahatma Gandhi's glasses to go on sale in UK

A pair of Mahatma Gandhi's glasses will go on sale after staff at the East Bristol Auctions, the largest auction house in South West England, found them in a plain envelope

Lahore mosque manager suspended over a music video shoot

The manager of the historic 17th century Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore has been suspended over the shooting of a music video on the shrine's premises, it was reported on Monday

Afghan Olympic medalist Nikpa to be featured in Hollywood movie

The life story of Rohullah Nikpa, the first winner of the Olympic medal for Afghanistan, would be featured in the Hollywood film industry—a first such big podium for an Afghan athlete

Bangladesh youth sets world record

On July 30, Ashikur Rahman Zubayer received a letter from Guinness World Record at his house on Masjid Bari Road in Jhalakati. Barishal

Strife in ties has not impacted popularity of Bollywood stars in Pakistan

Cross-border COVID-19 concerns continue to shape the coverage in sections of Pakistani media dealing with entertainment. So Bollywood and its stars become the top news whatever be the state of India-Pakistan relations on political, diplomatic, and military levels

Immunity boosting bread and hot brews to fight Covid

Karnataka, one of the Indian states badly affected by Covid,  has launched eight startup-developed products to help in the fight against coronavirus

23 million students in western India to learn via Google

As part of the policy for universal education, the Maharashtra state government has tied up with Google to enable remote learning for 2.30 (23 million) crore students and teachers

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