India

India: first Indian to go into space could be a woman. ISRO monster rocket that could launch Indians into space

New Delhi, May 28 An indigenous rocket as heavy as 200 full-grown Asian elephants could well be the one taking “Indians into space from the Indian soil” as the country inches closer to joining the big boy’s space club. http://tribuneindia.com/news/nation/isro-braces-to-tame-monster-rocket-that-could-launch-indians-into-space/414012.html Standing tall on the rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra […]

Qadian, India: Punjab Ed Board declares Matriculation results; all Nusrat Girls High students achieve first division

Today student were jubilant for achieving this success and school principal, Mrs. Ghazala Parveen, greeted the students, their parents and school staff for the celebrations of this success.  Clockwise from left: 1-Syed Rubina Aziz | 2-Arbia Tahir | 3-Maria Kousar Times of Ahmad | News Watch | Int’l Desk Source/Credit: […]

USA: Missing Indian-origin Cornell student found dead in New York

New York, May 20 A 20-year-old Indian-origin Cornell University student was found dead here after going missing this week. Aalaap Narasipura, a senior electrical engineering student at Cornell’s College of Engineering, was reported missing since Wednesday. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd) Cornell University Police, working with the New York State Police, […]

India: Amritsar physician kidnapped after wife pays ransom

Tribune News Service, Amritsar, May 19 A doctor kidnapped on Thursday night by gangster Gopi Ghanshaypuria and his accomplices near Ajnala in Amritsar was released after his wife paid a ransom of Rs 7.5 lakh to the kidnappers.The gangster is reportedly linked to Vicky Goundar. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook; and Twitter @thetribunechd)http://tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/amritsar-doc-kidnapped-released-after-wife-pays-rs-7-5-lakh-in-ransom/409550.html The […]

India: 24 youths who travelled from Kerala to Afghanistan to join the Islamic (IS) State were regulars at IRF’s office in Mumbai.

KUALA LUMPUR: A special judicial tribunal in India has upheld the government’s ban on Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation (IRF). The tribunal found there were sufficient reasons, including a threat to India’s security, to outlaw it. The IRF had petitioned the judicial tribunal against the Nov 17, 2016 ban under […]

India: Triple Talaq Case: 5 Supreme Court Judges of 5 Faiths Begin

Triple Talaq Case: 5 Supreme Court Judges of 5 Faiths Begin Hearings At hearing on triple talaq, Supreme Court said polygamy among Muslims may not be part of deliberations. —– – See more at: http://www.newageislam.com/islamic-world-news/triple-talaq-case–5-supreme-court-judges-of-5-faiths-begin-hearings/d/111111#sthash.qUyAthRp.dpuf Edited by Aloke Tikku | Updated: May 11, 2017 NEW DELHI:  The country’s five seniormost […]