Wednesday, February 21, 2024



Indian spiritual body to appoint 1,000 peace ambassadors globally

Washington, June 5: An Indian nonprofit spiritual body has announced that it will appoint 1,000 ambassadors in different parts of the world, who would work to prevent conflict and establish peace across the globe. Addressing the World Peace Conference organised by the New Delhi-based Ahimsa Vishwa Bharati Foundation, Jain leader Acharya Lokesh Muni said the recently established World Peace Center in India would train these 1,000 peace ambassadors who would be deployed across the world. "The dispute between Ukraine and Russia can also be resolved through dialogue; the World Peace...

Indian education organisations shortlisted for UK awards

London, May 17: A London-based organisation assisting Indian students with their needs in a foreign country, including during the pandemic lockdowns, and a New Delhi-based artificial intelligence (AI) enabled education marketplace are among worldwide educational bodies shortlisted for prestigious higher education awards in the UK. The National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU) UK is in the running in three categories of the 2022 PIEoneer Awards, as Association of the Year, Student Support Award and Outstanding Contribution to the Industry for its founder and chair Sanam Arora. NISAU has been...

Indian citizenship granted to 16 Chinese in last 15 years: Govt.

NEW DELHI, MARCH 17: As many as 16 Chinese nationals have been granted Indian citizenship in the last 15 years, Union Minister Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday. Rai also informed the Rajya Sabha that 10 applications of Chinese nationals are pending for grant of citizenship. "Further, 16 Chinese nationals have been granted Indian citizenship since 2007", he said replying to a written question. The Union Minister of State for Home said India is not a signatory to the 1951 UN Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967...

Indian pilgrims on Pak tour urge Imran Khan govt to increase number of visas

Lahore, December 21: A group of 87 Hindu pilgrims from India on Tuesday visited the Loh temple here and urged the Imran Khan government to increase the number of visas being allocated to Indians so that more people can visit their religious places located in Pakistan. Loh or Lava temple is dedicated to Hindu deity Luv, the son of Lord Ram. It is located in Lahore Fort. According to legend, Lahore is named after him. The temple was restored by the authorities in 2018. The group of pilgrims arrived here...
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