PM Modi embarks on his first visit to UK
Prime Minister Narendra Modi commences his three-day visit to the United Kingdom on Thursday.
The visit will aim at terrorism and economic reforms seeking to boost investment will be his major agenda. The Prime Minister will also pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi’s statue near the Parliament and address the Indian diaspora at Wembley.
Tipu controversy: Girish Karnad gets death threat
Playwright Girish Karnad has received a death threat for his campaign to rename Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport after 18th century Mysore king Tipu Sultan.
Diwali in Trudeau style
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Hindu Temple and Gurdwara Saheb, in Ottawa to celebrate Diwali with the Indo-Canadian community. And the community turned out in huge numbers to greet him.
Mark Zuckerberg missed India on Diwali
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wished a happy Diwali to everyone via a Facebook post. Zuckerberg added that he missed being in India for Diwali this year.
All Stars T20: Warne’s Warriors beat Sachin’s Blasters
Warne’s Warriors beat Sachin’s Blasters by 57 runs to take unassailable 2-0 series lead. Shane Warne & company scored 262 for five in 20 overs, courtesy Kumar Sangakkara’s 30-ball 70. Sachin ‘s Blasters managed to score 205 for eight wickets to lose the three-match series.