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Can't play basketball wearing turban? US Sikhs, lawmakers protest ban

Aug 29, 2014

Can't play basketball wearing turban? US Sikhs, lawmakers protest ban

Washington: Two US lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman, have joined Sikh community groups in protesting the world basketball body FIBA's delay in reviewing the discriminatory policy against Sikh basketball players who wear turbans. "Every day FIBA delays is another day that Sikhs can't play," Democrat House members Ami Bera and Joe Crowley, formerly chair […] #Basket ball #basketball #democrat #NewsTracker #Sikhs #tournament #Turbans #US
Said 'Hindi' not 'Hindu', we are all Indians: Najma Heptullah clarifies

Aug 29, 2014

Said 'Hindi' not 'Hindu', we are all Indians: Najma Heptullah clarifies

Heptullah, who has remained silent on the issue of Hindutva so far, was quoted as saying that the idea of Indians being 'Hindus' had 'evolved in history'. #al-hind #BJP #Hindus #Hindutva #Hindutva debate #India #Mohan Bhagwat #Najma Hepatullah #Politics #RSS #sushma swaraj #TheySaidIt #Venkaiah Naidu
Islamic State militants behead Kurdish prisoner, post video to 'warn' US

Aug 29, 2014

Islamic State militants behead Kurdish prisoner, post video to 'warn' US

The jihadist Islamic State group has posted a video of the execution of a captured Kurdish fighter, in a warning to Iraqi Kurdish leaders to end military cooperation with Washington, a monitoring group said. #global jihad #Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Islamic extremism #islamic-state #Kurdish fighters #NewsTracker #Syria #US #US airstrikes #World
US may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group

Aug 29, 2014

US may use secrets act to stop suit against Iran sanctions group

The US government is considering using a powerful national security law to halt a private lawsuit against a non-profit group, United Against A Nuclear Iran, according to a source familiar with the case. #Iran #UANI #United Against A Nuclear Iran #United States #US Secrets Act #World
Najma Heptullah and the Hindu debate: Why not call ourselves Sindhus instead?

Aug 29, 2014

Najma Heptullah and the Hindu debate: Why not call ourselves Sindhus instead?

Both India and Hindu are terms used by foreigners to describe us. Why not opt for Bharatiya or Sindhus? #Bharat #Hindus #India #Indus #Najma Heptulla #RSS #Sangh Parivar #ToTheContrary
Jan Dhan: How Modi can prevent a fiscal stroke from his political masterstroke

Aug 29, 2014

Jan Dhan: How Modi can prevent a fiscal stroke from his political masterstroke

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana can quite easily become an imprudent loan mela, or, worse, result in lots of bank accounts being opened without any financial transactions taking place. Here's how to prevent this from happening #Financial inclusion #Fiscal Crisis #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
After Twitter diplomacy, Modi heads to Japan with trade, China in mind

Aug 29, 2014

After Twitter diplomacy, Modi heads to Japan with trade, China in mind

"Japan's friendship with India is time tested. We are 2 vibrant democracies committed to advancing peace and democracy in the world," Modi tweeted on Thursday in both English and Japanese. #Bullet Trains #China #Commerce #diplomacy #Gujarat #India #Japan #Narendra Modi #Shinzo Abe #trade
He might be cute but he's still God: The challenges of being Ganesha

Aug 29, 2014

He might be cute but he's still God: The challenges of being Ganesha

No religion has a god as child-friendly as Lord Ganesha. Animal heads on divine beings is not quite unknown in other religions. The Egyptians had several but let’s face it when it comes to terms of endearment, jackals and falcons just cannot compare to an elephant. #Devdutt Pattanaik #Ganesh Chaturthi #Ganesha #Ganesha as a cute god #Ganesha as a God #Ganesha lore #Inpraiseof
IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal committee submits interim report in Supreme Court

Aug 29, 2014

IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal committee submits interim report in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court appointed probe commission headed Justice (Retd) Mukul Mudgal will be submitting an interim report on betting and spot-fixing scandal related to IPL-6, on Friday. #Chennai #Cricket #Mudgal Committee #Sports #SportsTracker #Spot fixing #Supreme Court
Shakira confirms news of second baby with Gerard Pique

Aug 29, 2014

Shakira confirms news of second baby with Gerard Pique

Singer Shakira has put rest to speculations about her second pregnancy, confirming that she's expecting her baby number two with her partner and soccer player Gerard Pique. #BuzzPatrol #Gerard Piqué #Shakira #Shakira baby #Shakira's second baby