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Russian Centre of Culture initiates all-faith meet in city

The Russian Centre of Culture called the first such all-faith meeting here at Gorky Sadan yesterday.

UK calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to curb Rohingya violence

UK calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to curb Rohingya violence

The UK government has joined the international community to increase pressure on Myanmar to tackle the violence against Rohingya Muslims, warning that the treatment of the Rohingya is besmirching the reputation of the country.

Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

Thousands more Rohingya refugees flee Myanmar by land, sea

The violence has triggered a flood of refugees crossing mostly on foot into Bangladesh, though some were fleeing in wooden boats.

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

Around 120,000 people — most of them Rohingya Muslim civilians — have relied on aid hand-outs in camps since 2012, when religious riots killed scores and sparked a crisis which is again burning through the state.

 

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar sends hundreds of troops to Rakhine as tension rises: Sources

Myanmar has sent hundreds of soldiers to beef up security in northwestern Rakhine state after a recent spate of killings, military sources said on Friday, fuelling fears of yet more violence and instability in the troubled region.

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

Divorce rates lowest among Hindus; more prevalent in Muslims, reveals latest Census data | Know details

A startling data of Census has revealed many important aspects and rates of divorce and separation in various religions.

Myanmar`s top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners

The body representing Myanmar`s top monks has distanced itself from Buddhist hardliners.

Selection of yatris for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra begins on Friday

 Minister of States for External Affairs General (Retd.) V.K. Singh will inaugurate the selection procedure of yatris for the annual Kailas Mansarovar Yatra at 10 a.m. on Friday.

People of all faiths shouldn't challenge CPC leadership: Xi Jinping

 Ordering officials to resolutely guard against "overseas infiltrations" into China in the name of religion, President Xi Jinping has asserted that people of all faiths in the country should not challenge the leadership of the ruling Communist Party, the state media reported today.

Modi govt seeks data on recruitment of minorities in govt jobs

Modi govt seeks data on recruitment of minorities in govt jobs

The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday asked all Central ministries to give data on recruitment of minorities during 2015-16 and provide reasons for any decline in percentage of such recruitment.

Sikh Americans lead efforts to counter attacks on minorities

Washington: With hate crimes against Muslims and Sikhs rising in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and California, 15 diverse civil rights and faith-based organisations, led by the National Sikh Campaign (NSC), have joined up to address hateful rhetoric against religious minorities.

Delhi Minorities Commission disposes 113 complaints in 2014-15

Delhi Minorities Commission has disposed off a total of 113 complaints in 2014-15, states annual report of the Commission.