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Indian woman gets new trial after Australian court quashes murder conviction

Manisha Patel, an Indian national who was found guilty of the murder of her former lover’s fiancee in 2015, has had her conviction quashed...

Three police officers, two suicide bombers killed in explosion in east Jakarta

Three police officers and two suspected suicide bombers were killed in two explosions near a bus terminal in east Jakarta on Wednesday...

ISIS-linked militants occupy city in south Philippines; Duterte declares martial law

Rodrigo Duterte declared the southern third of Philippines under martial rule for 60 days, after ISIS-linked militants laid siege to the...

MEA tells PIOs to get their cards converted to OCI before June 30 deadline

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has issued a reminder to all People of Indian Origin (PIO) card holders to get their card converted...

Frankfurt clash highlights fission in Sikh doctrine; Sikhs abroad fear attack has damaged their unity, pride

Last week’s internecine Sikh clash in a Frankfurt gurdwara has been condemned by Sikh activists and bodies as disruptive and inflammatory.

At least 19 dead, 50 injured by explosion at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

An explosion that struck Ariana Grande concert in Manchester late Monday night killed at least 19 and injured 59 people.

India among nations that have been victims of violent terrorism: Trump

Addressing the Arab-Islamic-US summit at Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, US President Donald Trump said India was among nations that have...

Indian taxi driver assaulted, racially abused in Australia

Pardeep Singh, a 25-year-old Indian taxi driver in Australia was assaulted by two passengers who yelled racial slurs at him, media reports...

NRI tourists footfall ups India's ranking in international arrivals

The decision of the Ministry of Tourism to count arrivals of Non-Resident Indians (NRI) tourists under a separate head has boosted the...

PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' evokes huge response among Indian diaspora

Apart from the popularity in his native country, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wields considerable influence among the members of the...

Hero behind Akshay Kumar-starer ‘Airlift’ dies in Kuwait

Prominent NRI businessman Mathunny Mathews, who was instrumental in the safe evacuation of stranded Indians during the Iraqi invasion in...

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Remaining 11 countries to take forward the TPP

Despite the United States pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the remaining 11 countries have expressed unity in taking the...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan dropped the ball, India needs to pick it up

Yesterday afternoon, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague ordered provisional measures in the India-Pakistan Kulbhushan...

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Students in India still keen on international MBA, but allure of US, UK wanes

International MBAs are still as popular as ever, but the most popular destinations for Indian students to study abroad have been reshuffled,...

Indian diaspora story is constantly evolving - Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, a Senior Research Fellow at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), is well...

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India awaits ICJ’s verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case today

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will pronounce its verdict on the Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case today, three days after it heard...

UN: India's growth rate expected to almost touch 8 per cent next year

Rising up from the stumbles of demonetisation, India's economic growth next year is expected to almost touch the 8 per cent mark by...

Sikh-Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh launches bid for NDP leadership

Controversial Sikh-Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh announced his bid for leadership of the New Democratic Party (NDP) last night in...

Indian-origin techie links ransomware attack to N Korea

Neel Mehta, an Indian-origin security researcher with Google, said he has found evidence suggesting that North Korean hackers may have...

India notably absent from China’s massive One Belt, One Road initiative

The Indian government boycotted the three-day One Belt, One Road forum in Beijing, citing China and Pakistan’s plans for occupied Kashmir...

India, Pakistan face off before International Court of Justice over fate of Kulbhushan Jadhav

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) said it would deliver a verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case soon, even as the United Nations (UN)...

Virendra Sharma: From a bus conductor to the longest-serving Indian-origin MP in the UK

Virendra Sharma, an Indian-origin British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ealing Southall since 2007, has...

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MEA has promised 40 consulate sub-offices abroad for NRIs soon: Chandumajra

India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries with a strong presence of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Shiromani Akali Dal...

More ransomware disruption expected on Monday as Microsoft criticises government secrecy on software flaws

The ransomware worm dubbed WannaCry that locked up more than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries had slowed, but cybersecurity...

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