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Offering kidnapped girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups retain members

Offering kidnapped women and girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups lure and retain members, while sex trafficking can bankroll their extremist operations, a UK-based think-tank said on Monday.

We will do our best to make Iraq proud: Striker Dawood

Striker Mohammed Dawood is confident that Iraq will pose a strong challenge to Mexico despite practising for just a month or so when the two sides meet in their Group F clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup which began on Friday.

Vijay Mallya arrested in UK , granted bail in London Court

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India for defaulting on loans worth Rs 9,000 crore, was arrested in London on Tuesday but was granted bail soon after. 

Sikh man becomes first minority politician to lead major party in Canada

Jagmeet Singh, the first turban-wearing Sikh will now lead a federal political party with his victory in the NDP leadership race on Sunday. As the leader of NDP, Jagmeet Singh will be the first Amritdhari ( Baptised ) Sikh to run for the prime ministership of the country in 2019 during Canada's next federal election .

Las Vegas massacre is deadliest shooting in modern US history

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

Edmonton Terror Attack: PM Trudeau asks Canadians to defeat extremism

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the  statement after a terrorist attack in Edmonton

India beat Australia by 5 wickets, win series 4-1

India opener Rohit Sharma   scored his 14th ODI century and sixth against Australia and steered India towards an easy victory in the 5th ODI in Nagpur.

Edmonton police investigating officer attack, truck chase as terrorism

A suspect stabbed an Edmonton police constable then later drove a truck that tried to ram into pedestrians while it was being chased by police cruisers in downtown Edmonton Saturday night, officials say, in what is now being investigated as a terrorism incident.

Chinese envoy: India and China should start new chapter after Doklam standoff, ‘make one plus one eleven’

In an attempt to improve the bilateral ties between India and China, Chinese envoy to India Luo Zhaohui has said that the two nations should dance together and make one plus one eleven. Speaking on the 68th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic of China, Zhaohui said that it was time that both the nations turn the old page and start a new chapter. Referring to the recent meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi  and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the BRICS Summit in Xiamen, he said that the nations have made a lot of progress at a bilateral level and the meeting had sent a clear message of “reconciliation” and “cooperation”.

Extradition of Jassi murder accused : Dosanjh’s wife expresses resentment, writes to Minister of Justice

Justice loving Indian origin Canadians has started expressing resentment on the issue of stay of the extradition of Jassi murder case accused to India. Although, the provisional stay has been granted by the BC court but it is being apprehended that the policy of delaying tactics is being followed to put hurdles for the implementation of extradition process.

Vandalization of a business of Indianapolis Hindu family condemned

 The Hindu Temple of Central Indiana (HTCI) Board of Trustees, Indiana India Business Council and other interfaith organizations as well as known leaders of different communities have expressed deep shock over the incident of vandalization of a business run by an Indian family in Indianapolis.

Saudi Arabia lifting conditional ban on use of Skype, WhatsApp calls

The Saudi Arabia Government is lifting a ban on calls made through online apps on Thursday but will monitor and censor them, a Government spokesman said.

More than 200 dead after magnitude 7.1 quake strikes Mexico

More than 200 people, including 21 schoolchildren, are dead after a magnitude 7.1 earthquakerocked central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest quake to strike the country's capital.

Sushmita Dev new Mahila Congress chief

Congress on Saturday appointed party MP Sushmita Devthe chief of Mahila Congress.

She replaces Shobha Oza, who has been in the post since August 2013.

Jassi Sidhu honour-killing: Canada to deport accused mother, uncle

The Supreme Court of Canada has paved the way for extradition of Jassi Sidhu's mother and uncle to India in a June 2000 honour-killing case in Punjab.

Canada top court allows extradition of two to India for honour killing India refuses to join declaration against Myanmar at international meet North Korea's nuclear test site at risk of imploding, Chinese scientist says 5th ODI: Virat Kohli century seals 5-0 clean sweep against Sri Lanka Landslide : 2 died , 25 missing in ChinA Military is 'locked and loaded', Trump says in latest warning to North Korea Milkha Singh appointed WHO's ambassador for physical activity Subsidy on LPG to end by March: Lok Sabha informed British Sikh MPs seek independent inquiry into UK's role in Operation Bluestar 38-year-old Bulgarian delivers baby mid-air over Atlantic Ocean German immigration official charged with espionage on Sikhs for India Comedian Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF's Global Goodwill Ambassador 3 British Sikhs get 19-year jail for smuggling Afghans India, Japan, US prepare to protect shared interests with naval exercise Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck' Joint statement: President Trump and PM Modi Sikh woman becomes first turbaned Supreme Court judge in Canada World population to touch 8.6 bn by 2030 Good News for diabetics only two shots a month Both India and Pakistan become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation First turbaned Sikh and woman becomes Member Parliament in UK Seven Gulf countries cut off ties with Qatar for backing terrorism, lakhs of Indians to be hit London terror attack: Shots fired, several hurt, 1 feared dead PM Modi calls for boosting cooperation with Spain to fight terror