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Mira Nair's son wins election to New York State assembly

Indian-Ugandan Zohran Kwame Mamdani, son of filmmaker Mira Nair, has won the election for New York State Assembly, one of two candidates of Indian-origin elected to NY state office.  ......

India rebuts Pak on Kashmir at Commonwealth meet

India strongly criticised on Saturday Pakistan's stand on the Kashmir issue as "propaganda" at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Uganda and said military rule is the tradition of......

The world is waiting for Modi's secret prescription

'India, he announced, is a "free, open, inclusive region" committed to the "common pursuit of progress and prosperity".''Prosperity yes. But free? Open?''Ask the Dalit tanner, the Muslim butcher,......

What is Somalia's Al-Shabaab and what does it want?

After terrorists attacked a university in Kenya’s northeastern town of Garissa and killed 147 students in cold blood, Islamist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility. This has been the......

US assessing results of military action against Al-Shabaab

The United States has carried out airstrikes against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants in Somalia and is now assessing the results of its "operation" against the hardline militia, the White House......

Paris protests muted but world speaks up for climate change

The French have scored a diplomatic coup by reversing the order of proceedings in such summits. Beginning with Rio de Janeiro in 1992, national leaders arrive at the end of the summit to ratify......

Delhi, Mumbai moving towards prosperity

Mumbai and New Delhi figure among 95 world cities identified by the United Nations as those moving towards prosperity, but the two Indian metropolis are just "half-way" to achieving it with the......

India feels the heat of the dragon in Uganda

You cannot miss the signboards in mandarin at the entrance of Casino Kampala in downtown Kampala. Inside, Chinese groups can be seen trying their luck on the half-a-dozen tables and the innumerous......

Singh meets Brown, WTO talks dominate

The issue of Doha round of WTO talks dominated the discussions as Prime Minister Manmahon Singh met his British counterpart Gordon Brown here and agreed on the need for pushing the stalled......

India offers opportunities for new world order: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan SinghleftNew Delhifor Kampala, Uganda, on Thursdayto attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Before his departure, Dr Singh said India was strongly committed to......

Like Priyanka's look in Dil Dhadakne Do?

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Farhan Akhtar turned to Twitter to share co-star Priyanka Chopra’s first look in Dil Dhadakne Do and......

Review: Rashee is Priyanka's show all the way

You: How is What's Your Raashee? Me: Wrong question. You: How long? Me: Now you're talking. Mr Yogi, Mr Yogi, remember that catchy refrain we would wait to hear on our Doordarshan-friendly......

'Bachchan & Depp should be incredible together'

For the maker of hits like Salaam Bombay! and Monsoon Wedding, life is good. The recent success of her latest film, The Namesake in America has been widely publicised and it looks like the film......

These women fight their way out of the slums, dream of boxing glory

IMAGE: The female boxers have to spar against a host of obstacles (picture used for representational purpose only). Photograph: AIBA Nineteen-year-old Lydia Nantale makes her way home from......

Bizarre! 20 Pakistani cricketers stuck in Uganda

‘Instead of earning money, we had to spend out of our own pockets’ IMAGE: Saeed Ajmal. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images In a bizarre incident, nearly 20 Pakistani......

PHOTOS: Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal; Matuidi puts France in control

Images from the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches played on Saturday:Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal IMAGE: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with his Portugal team mates after scoring a goal.......

How childhood beating led Serugo to Rio Games

IMAGE: Ronald Serugo of Uganda in action. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters. Set upon by a group of boys while growing up on the hard, scrabble streets of Kampala, 14-year-old Ronald Serugo had a......

Drogba double for Ivorians sparks riot in Dakar

Two goals from Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba sparked a riot in Senegal on Saturday forcing the abandonment of the biggest African Nations Cup qualifier of the weekend after police fired tear gas in......
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