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USD1 trillion global airport spree threatens SG and HK status quo in airport dominance

A US$1 trillion (S$1.36 trillion) global airport spree is threatening Singapore and Hong Kong's status quo as key transit points for...

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Sushma Swaraj wins hearts with tweet to Indian daughters, daughters-in-law from other countries

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj has once again won hearts with her heartwarming tweet to Indian daughters and...

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Sikh man stopped, questioned by New Zealand police for carrying kirpan

In another case of conflict with authorities abroad, a Sikh man was asked to remove his kirpan (ceremonial knife) after police boarded a bus...

NRIs need to give foreign bank account details only if seeking tax refund

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) will not have to give details of their bank accounts held outside the country while filing their income tax...

No surety whether 39 Indians dead or alive: Iraqi Foreign Minister

The mystery behind 39 missing Indians - kidnapped by ISIS in Mosul three years ago - deepened as Iraq claimed that it is not 100 per cent...

Ram Nath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

President-elect Ram Nath Kovind today became the 14th President of India at a ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament.

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UK funds food security, solar energy projects in India

Research projects related to “second green revolution”, cheap eye tests for diabetes patients and solar energy in India are among...

Two Indian-origin women arrested for smuggling 4kg worth of gold in undergarments

Mumbai Airport's Custom wing arrested two Indian-origin foreign nationals for smuggling 4kg gold jewellery in their undergarments on...

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Indian missions offering help to abused, abandoned women in 13 countries

Indian Government has informed the Parliament that its missions in 13 countries are offering assistance to Indian women abroad who have been...

Justin Trudeau performs Puja in Kurta at Mandir, Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently attended an event organised by a socio-spiritual Hindu organisation, according to a report...

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children now open for applications

Applications for the Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) are now open on the SPDC portal. Last Date for submission of the...

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Here’s how Ram Nath Kovind became President of India

Former Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is set to become India's 14th President and the first member of the right wing Hindu organisation...

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More overseas Indians to be covered under distress welfare fund

With the revised and expanded guidelines of the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF), the Indian Government has brought a wider range of...

Indians are safe in Qatar, no need for evacuation: VK Singh

“There is no need to evacuate Indians working and staying in Qatar as the situation there is normal,” said VK Singh, Indian Minister of...

India source of most online labour in the world, claims iLabour study at Oxford

According to a recent study, India is the largest supplier of online labour in the world. The iLabour report analysed data across multiple...

Centre mulls caveat to Hague treaty on child abduction to secure rights of NRI women

The Centre is deliberating on proposing a caveat to the Hague convention dealing with international child custody issues to secure the...

NRI Stories

NRIs applying for a PAN don’t need an Aadhaar card, according to application agency

Applying for a new PAN card has gotten more complicated for Indian citizens living abroad.

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Malaysia keen to develop Indian railway stations, picks seven locations

Malaysia has expressed interest in developing Indian railway stations under the Indian Government's ambitious Station Redevelopment...

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Why more Indian students are seeking admission to Canadian universities

The number of Indian students seeking admission to Canadian institutions is on the rise, according to a BBC report.

EAM Swaraj grants medical visa to Osama Ali; says PoK resident is ‘citizen of India’

Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said yesterday that India had decided to issue a visa to an ailing Pakistan Occupied...

Announce decision on NRI vote issue by July 21: SC to Indian govt

If the Supreme Court of India has its way, Non-resident Indians (NRIs) may be able to cast their vote soon as the apex court recently asked...

Indian-Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

UNICEF appointed Indian-origin Canadian YouTube star Lilly Singh as its newest Global Goodwill Ambassador at a special event in New Delhi.

Indian Presidential election 2017: All you need to know

As lawmakers vote to elect the 14th President of India today, experts say the result is almost a foregone conclusion given the dominance of...

Analysis & Commentary

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Indian students have a ‘high level of concern’ about the potential danger of studying in the US and a large number of them worry about...

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