No conflict with ambassador-at-large: Lalit Mansingh
'Agnihotri is highly respected among the non-resident Indians. I couldn't think of anybody better for this job. We will be working very closely together,' the ambassador said.
Fijian parties unite to keep Chaudhry out
The bitterly divided ethnic Fijian parties have one thing in common -- they don't want an ethnic Indian prime minister. And they are uniting against the man they see as a common enemy.
Nizam's descendant faces unpaid wages charge in Aussie court
Helen Tilden, a former personal assistant of Mukarram Jah, grandson of the seventh and last Nizam Osman Ali Khan, has sued him in a Perth court for not paying her wages.
Indian, S African approach to racism different: Abdullah
More than 13,000 delegates have gathered in Durban for the World Conference on Racism, which will start with addresses by South African President Thabo Mbeki and UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
Regular US, India military dialogue to resume
The dialogue was interrupted by US sanctions in the wake of Pokhran nuclear tests in 1998.
S African-Indian boosts AIDS orphans' fund
A leading South African-Indian businessman, who started off as an electrician, has given a major boost to a new fund for children orphaned by AIDS with a contribution of a quarter million rands.
Pak should ask Taliban to be tolerant: Inderfurth
Former assistant secretary of state Karl Inderfurth said that given the Taliban's suspicion of the West, the more logical persuaders might be fellow Muslims and Islamic governments.
Amnesty's day for 'disappeared' has message for India
Amnesty International observed the Day of the Disappeared on Wednesday with a demand to prosecute all those who have made people disappear in India.
Smithsonian helps preserve Sikh culture
A lecture series this month kicked off the first phase of the institution's Sikh Heritage Project, which was set up 10 months ago to find, protect and display cultural and historical artefacts of the Sikh people.
Australia-Afghan refugee ship imbroglio worsens
The Australian government has been insisting that the asylum seekers are not its responsibility and they should be returned to their last port of call in Indonesia.
Lift economic sanctions on India: Lantos
The Congressman, in a letter to President Bush, urged not to let the issue of nuclear non-proliferation stand in the way of engaging India in greater scientific and defence co-operation.
No clues to tabla player's murder
Police say it is likely that Suresh Mangoli, the amiable and popular tabla player whose badly burnt body was found in a irrigation canal near Stockton, knew his killer.