Having been around for over 5,000 years, with roots in Asia, South Asians are familiar with the sacred practice.
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's throwback moment on Twitter has set off a buzz, with fans comparing his hairstyle from the younger days with Salman Khans distinct hairdo in the hit movie "Tere Naam".
A local court on Friday stayed an order of a railway court against actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol and actress Karishma Kapoor in a case of alleged 'chain-pulling' during the shooting of their film 'Bajrang' between Phulera and Narena railway stations in 1997.
Two Indian-origin restaurateurs have been banned from the formation, promotion or management of a company without permission of the court over tax evasion, which caused the UK tax department losses of more than 4 million pounds.
The UK Government on Friday stepped in to decide the future of Ambedkar House in north London, threatened with closure due to an alleged breach of local planning rules.
India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations, which said the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million.