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Update: Amarinder launches ‘connect with your roots’ initiative in London for Punjabi-origin youth

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced a new initiative for Punjabi-origin students living abroad to reconnect with their...

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Portugal PM supports India’s bid for permanent membership of UNSC

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Luis Da Costa has supported India’s bid for permanent membership in the Council, asserting that efforts...

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Indian Finance Ministry examining studies on black money commissioned by previous UPA regime

The Indian Finance Ministry said it is examining three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians in the country and abroad that...

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After Japan, Singapore to invest in India's North Eastern region as Beijing stares

Brushing aside China's objections to foreign investments in India's Northeast region, Singapore has proposed to set up a Skill Centre to...

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Sikh family in Australia wins legal battle against Christian school over allowing son to wear a turban with his uniform

In a victory for religious freedom, a Sikh family in Australia yesterday won a legal battle against a Christian school which refused to...

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Latest round of talks on Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pak ends in a stalemate

India and Pakistan continue to wrangle over the Indus River Waters Treaty. The latest round of talks between India and Pakistan on the...

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Indian startup developing modular greenhouse wins laurels in Israel

An Indian startup has earned laurels for the country as it won a cash prize of USD42,000 in the prestigious MassChallenge Israel contest for...

ASEAN-India Artists Camp kicks off tomorrow in Udaipur as part of India-ASEAN 25th anniversary

Government of India in collaboration with SEHER is organising the first ASEAN-India Artists’ Residency Camp at The Ananta in Udaipur,...

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Bollywood glam in Indian Govt initiative Swachch Bharat Abhiyan

Anushka Sharma is the latest Bollywood celebrity to come on board Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the...

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NRI’s driver victim of snatching in NCR after ATM visit

The driver of an NRI staying in Sector 50 Noida was looted of INR1 lakh by two motorcycle-riding youths who hit his car on Noida elevated...

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Passports of NRIs can get cancelled if they desert wives

Finally, there is a ray of hope for women facing harassment or desertion from their NRI husbands as the latter’s passports might get...

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EU officials looking to resume FTA with India at next month’s summit

The European Union (EU) is looking at a bilateral summit with India next month that would act as a catalyst for resumption of talks on the...

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Make Aadhaar mandatory for registration of NRI marriages, panel tells MEA

An inter-ministerial committee recommended to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) that checking Aadhaar number should be made mandatory...

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Modi, Abe inaugurate Bullet Train project in Gujarat today; fare to be cheaper than plane ticket

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and Indian PM Narendra Modi are all set to kick start the work on India's first bullet train today in Gujarat which...

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Shiv Sena activist in Amritsar has Germany-based NRI, two others, arrested for buying beef

As part of the continuing crackdown on beef consumption in India, a Germany-based NRI was among three persons arrested by the police in...

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Congress, BJP wrangle over Rahul Gandhi's controversial Berkeley speech

Indian National Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi began his two-week US tour on a controversial note with his address to students at...

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Will take steps to tackle issue of NRI men deserting their wives: Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj yesterday said effective steps will be taken by the government to tackle the issue of NRI men...

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Canada’s Supreme Court extradites Indian-origin duo for honour killing

Canada's Supreme Court last week ruled that two of its citizens can be extradited to India for their alleged role in an honour killing 17...

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Vatican declares Mother Teresa a Patron Saint of Calcutta

The Vatican earlier this week declared Mother Teresa, a patron saint of the Archdiocese of Calcutta, at a Mass in the city where she...

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Indian woman jailed for car accident which caused death of baby

In a horrific accident, a 32-year-old Indian woman in Australia has been sentenced to over two years in jail after a court found her guilty...

NRI arrested for posing as employee of PMO’s office

In an unusual case of impersonation, an NRI was arrested earlier this week for allegedly posing as an employee of the Prime Minister's...

Abu Dhabi-Kochi flight veers of taxiway, 102 passengers evacuated safely

Passengers on board an Air India Express aircraft coming from Abu Dhabi had a miraculous escape today morning as it veered off the taxiway...

Indian Defence Minister to flag off all-woman sailboat crew set for an around-the-world trip

New Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to flag off this Sunday the six-member all-women team of the Indian Navy who will...

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Conversion of PIO to OCI cards to cost fee after December 31

The Indian government has announced a negative incentive to get people of Indian-origin to convert their cards.

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Rahul Gandhi set for Silicon Valley visit next week to discuss AI technology

Indian National Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi is set to address a gathering at San Francisco’s UC Berkeley as part of his United...

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Indian PM Narendra Modi interacts with Indian diaspora before Xiamen BRICS summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday met members of the Indian diaspora in China at the Wyndham Hotel in Xiamen, ahead of the BRICS...

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