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NGO, British High Commission to hold seminar on forced marriages, property disputes

Paying attention to the rising cases of forced marriages, Pahal, an NGO, is collaborating with the British High Commission, New Delhi, for...

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India’s Dalveer Bhandari elected to International Court of Justice

The election for the five new judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ended with India's Dalveer Bhandari, 70, winning the last...

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Indian-origin Deepak Anand chosen as Ontario PC candidate for Mississauga for 2018 provincial election

Indian-origin Deepak Anand, who is living in Mississauga for over 16 years, will fight for the Ontario PC nomination.

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Women to lead men at global entrepreneur summit; Ivanka, Modi to preside

The US and India co-hosted a Global Entrepreneur Summit (GES) at Hyderabad this month end will for the first time see the participation of...

Punjab govt to compensate NRI after forcing him to deboard UK-bound flight

The Punjab government will have to pay INR5 lakh compensation to the NRI for wrongly identifying him as an accused in the INR1,000-crore...

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India's Manushi Chhillar crowned as Miss World 2017

Haryana girl and Indian representative Manushi Chhillar won the coveted Miss World 2017 pageant here, bringing the crown back to the country...

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18 Indian families on Forbes family Rich List; Ambanis take top spot

For the third time, India enjoys the biggest presence on Forbes list of Asia’s Richest Families, with 18 families in the top 50. Hong Kong...

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Indian expats in Zimbabwe safe despite army’s activity in Harare

In the backdrop of the violence in the nation’s capital of Harare, the 400-odd Indian expatriates in Zimbabwe are safe after the army...

Indian PM Narendra Modi most popular figure in Indian politics: Pew survey

PM Modi remains "by far" the most popular figure in Indian politics, an American think tank called the Pew Research Center said on...

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Govt making efforts to transform India: PM Modi tells diaspora in Philippines

“Our government is making every effort to transform the country and take it to new heights,” said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...

NRI voting gets a step closer

Following up on its statement from July, the Indian government last week told the Supreme Court of India that it was planning to introduce a...

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ASEAN summit: PM Modi has a busy day ahead, will meet Donald Trump for talks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a packed schedule in Manila today as he attends the opening ceremony of the 15th...

India Pride Project: Getting Indian Idols where they belong

Indians across the world can take pride in what he does. People around the globe work support his efforts for free, and his achievements are...

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Bach to Bollywood: Polish violinist Sylwia Malachowska’s story so far

She likes chai as much as she likes Tchaikovsky. Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven too. But to understand how Polish violinist Sylwia...

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NRIs who abandon their spouses may have their passports revoked

Tackling the ongoing issue of NRIs abandoning their spouses, in a bid to safeguard Indian women in Non-Resident Indian (NRI) marriages, the...

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Two Singaporeans, five Indians in Forbes’ most powerful women list

Focusing on successful women across the world, five Indian women led by ICICI Bank CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar and including Bollywood star...

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Sri Prakash Lohia: Shimmering star on the firmament of Indian diaspora

We profile industrial baron Sri Prakash Lohia who is a shining example of the Indian diaspora’s successes. He is the chairman and managing...

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Indian govt comes to rescue of distressed NRI wives

Finally, the Indian government has come down hard on cases of NRI husbands abandoning their wives. Now, the government will collect data of...

Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations, from Donald Trump to Bollywood

On the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, one of the most sacred festivals of Sikhs, US President Donald Trump greeted Sikh-Americans and Sikhs...

Sushma Swaraj urges Indian students in Italy not to panic

Amid a series of attacks on several Indian students studying in Italy, Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday requested...

Singapore's Foreign Minister arrives in New Delhi, chairs JMC with Sushma Swaraj

Ahead of ASEAN-Parvasi Bhartiya Summit in January, Singapore's Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan arrived in New Delhi for...

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Savings schemes holders to have accounts closed if their status changed to ‘NRI’

The government of India has created a clear demarcation between Indians and non-resident Indians (NRIs) when it comes to savings schemes.

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India second largest source of Canadian immigrants in 2011-16 period: Report

Revising statistical figures for their country, almost an eighth of immigrants who landed and permanently settled in Canada in the five-year...

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Smart city initiatives taken by Asian countries leading to better quality of life

Smart city initiatives taken by the Asian countries are playing a significant role in building better quality of life for its citizens in...

India should not touch veto if they want permanent UNSC membership: Nikki Haley

The key to India becoming a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is “not to touch the veto”, US Ambassador to...

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Canada PM Justin Trudeau lights lamp in Ottawa for Diwali celebrations

Acknowledging the spirit of Indian culture, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the Hindu festival of lights — Diwali —...

85 per cent of Indians trust government, majority want autocracy: Survey

In a skewed result, more than four-fifths of Indian citizens trust the government, but, interestingly, the majority also support military...

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