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Ex-Australian cricketer Dean Jones, popular across South Asian, dies in Mumbai

Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones - popular acros cricket-playing South Asia for his commentaries and cricketing witticisms - passed away in Mumbai on Thursday after suffering a cardiac arrest

Pakistani Sufi organisation transfers Sikh manuscripts to gurdwara

After 90 years of safekeeping, a Pakistani Sufi organisation has transferred 110-year old copies of rare manuscripts of the Guru Granth Sahib to a gurdwara in Sialkot, the media reported on Thursday

How writing became a tool for self-discovery, empowerment for these women

Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in the demanding field along with a personal life

Young woman does Rajasthan village proud with US Air Force commission

Residents of Jakhal in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan are in a celebratory mood ever since they heard the good news that a young woman from a family originally hailing from the small village had been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force

Husband sells land, buys elephant to fulfil wife's dream in Bangladesh

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other and this was manifested by a Bangladeshi man for his wife

Sikh man assaulted in England, asked if he was Taliban

A Punjab-born Sikh taxi driver has said that four white men assaulted him in Berkshire, England, and asked if he was a member of the Taliban militant group

The 'Afghan Girl', with the dulcet voice, is a champion of women's rights

She is a very well-known personality in both Afghanistan and Canada. Popularly known as the ‘Afghan girl’ and “Oprah of Afghanistan,” Mozhdah Jamalzadah is a singer, songwriter, TV personality, influencer, and speaker

'Women sitting improperly on bikes behind rising road accidents in Bangladesh'

After admitting his failure in bringing discipline to the roads, last year Bangladesh's Road Transport Minister of Chapasthan Omaigo Bader said a task force would be formed to handle the matter

Find and experience peace on September 21

Come September 21 (Monday) and around 40 million people will be connecting for peace from 8 p.m. onwards

Pakistani Sikh girl goes missing from house; may have converted to Islam

A young Pakistani Sikh woman of Hassanabdal has allegedly run away with a Muslim man and may have married him after converting to Islam, sources said on Saturday

Trump's son questions Kamala Harris's ties to Indian community

As the US election battle intensifies ahead of the November 3 vote and the two parties are courting the Indian community with an eye on the swing states where a small margin of votes can determine the national outcome, President Donald Trump's son Eric questioned Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris's ties to Indian Americans claiming that “she has totally run away from the community.”

Thousands of domestic violence cases registered since March in Afghanistan

The ministry of public health says that government hospitals received 14,000 violence affected women including 100 rape victims in the first six months of the ongoing Persian Year

7,000 Afghan schools have no buildings: Ministry

Figures by the Ministry of Education reveal that at least 7,000 schools in the country remain without buildings in Afghanistan as demand for schools rapidly grows due to increase in population and return of Afghan refugees from other countries

Indians for Biden ramp up campaign for battleground states

Indians for Biden National Council (IBNC) is ramping up its outreach to the community, aiming for votes in the key swing states where small vote margins count, by adding several legislators and other leaders to its advisory board, the organisation's National Director Sanjeev Joshipura announced on Friday

Biden has huge lead among Indian Americans, but Trump makes significant gains

An overwhelming majority of Indian Americans will be voting for the Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden, whose running mate is Indian American Kamala Harris, according to a voter survey, but President Donald Trump has made a double-digit increase in support among them

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