New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that "marriage" is a term associated with heterosexual couples and "spouse" means husband and wife, as it contended that there is "some misconception" regarding the order in Navtej Singh Johar case which decriminalised homosexual sex but does not talk about marriage.
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana's floral festival Bathukamma is going global as it is all set to be showcased on the world's largest screen at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, in Dubai.
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It was Indian-origin women techies' turn to take the centre-stage as Apple unveiled its next line-up of products, including an all-powerful MacBook Pro with new M1 chips, next-generation AirPods and other products and services.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha wrote to Australian High Commissioner Barry O Farrell on Thursday to declare November 4 as optional holiday for Diwali to strengthen ties between India and Australia.
Bengaluru, Oct 10 (IANS) Ramya Jawahar Kudekallu, a 32-year-old advocate from Bengaluru, who has been appointed as the Chairperson of New York City Bar's International Human Rights Committee, is all set to take up big challenges in terms of addressing community hardships and getting "impact" in the system to ensure changes.
Chandigarh, Oct 9 (IANS) South Asians in Canada's British Columbia came together to protest against the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district which erupted on October 3, claiming the lives of nine persons, including four farmers.
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) An Indian-American astronaut is part of NASA-SpaceX's third mission to the International Space Station.
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced a new welfare board for the Tamil people living abroad. The Chief Minister in a statement here on Wednesday said that the Tamil Nadu Non-Resident Welfare Act was enacted during the period of the previous DMK government on March 1, 2011. Stalin's father Kalaignar Karunanidhi was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu then.
Chandigarh, Oct 5 (IANS) Punjab-origin British and Canadian MPs have called the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh at a farmers' protest as "disturbing" and "devastating", while seeking justice for the victims.
Chennai, Oct 5 (IANS) Nine fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagercoil, who were in an Iranian jail for the past 19 months, have been brought back to Chennai.
New York, Oct 5 (IANS) Pramila Jayapal, the Indian-American leader of the progressive faction of the Democratic Party, has emerged as a powerful force in US politics pushing President Joe Biden leftward after holding his signature multi-trillion-dollar programmes hostage.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Top US defence officials have said the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan can be traced back to a deal between the group and the Trump administration, BBC reported.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought reply from the CBI, the Tamil Nadu government, and others, on a woman's plea alleging that her ex-husband has abducted her two minor children from the US.
Toronto, Sep 27 (IANS) Air Canada, which operates daily flights between Delhi and Toronto, announced on Monday it is resuming non-stop flights to and from Delhi.
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) With patients of estern Assam lacking facilities for instant and proper treatment due to the lack of Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances, an Abu Dhabi-based Assamese businessman Vedanta Baruah came forward as a saviour by donating two such ambulances.