New Delhi, May 18: Practical issues related to disability like rehabilitation, empowerment, main-streaming, education and employment need to be addressed on a priority basis, experts said here Saturday.
Shillong, May 18: Wansuk Myrthong Saturday became the first woman from Meghalaya to conquer the 8,848 ft Mount Everest.
Toronto, May 18: A criminal investigation has been sought against an Indo-Canadian member of legislative assembly (MLA) of the ruling Progressive Conservatives party in the Canadian province of Alberta in a case of ethics violation.
London, May 18: A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old accomplice who tried to rob a shop owned by an Indian-origin man in Britain last year have been sentenced by a court in Britain.
Geneva, May 18: The number of Syrian refugees, who are either registered or awaiting registration, has surpassed 1.5 million, while the actual number is much higher, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
Port of Spain, May 17: Police in Guyana have detained three people in connection with the double-murder of an Indian-origin businessman and his wife in the South American nation.
New York, May 17: A day after NBA owners rejected Sacramento Kings’ move to Seattle, the Maloof brothers, owners of the franchise, have agreed to sell the basketball side to a Sacramento-based group headed by Indian Vivek Ranadive.
Port of Spain, May 17: An Indian-origin woman in Trinidad & Tobago, who sold a winning lottery ticket, stands to get a part of the 20.4 million Trinidadian dollars (approx $3.17 mn).
Aizawl/Agartala, May 17: A Manipuri group of activists has demanded the reintroduction of Inner Line Permits (ILP) in northeastern states to “protect the indigenous and domicile” people in the region.