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Indian government unlikely to allow dual citizenship: Chauthaiwale

The Indian government is unlikely to allow dual citizenship, at least in the near term, Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale, in-charge of the Bharatiya...

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This ‘glassy’ globe-trotter holds a world record

They call him the ‘Glassman of Gujarat’. Well, globe-trotters are a dime a dozen but India’s Amit Doshi is a jet-setter in a class, or...

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Bayern Munich set to sign Indian-origin Kiwi footballer

New Zealand footballer Sarpreet Singh is on the verge of signing a deal that will make him the first Indian-origin player in the German...

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Neurocore utilises brain training to treat mental ailments

Indian cabinet to decide on fresh bill to allow proxy voting for NRIs

The Indian Union Cabinet is set to decide about introducing a fresh bill in the current Parliament session to give NRIs voting rights...

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Global celebrations mark 5th International Day of Yoga

As the sun rose across different countries around the world, millions of people across the world woke up today to celebrate the ancient art...

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US State Department: No plans to cap H-1B work visas

The United States State Department issued a statement on June 20 saying that the Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas...

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Reports: US warns India of H-1B visa cap

The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally,...

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Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an...

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The NRI push in Modi 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grand return to a second five-year term was the result of a consistent and highly organised campaign...

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Airbnb to double India stake as Singapore restrictions remain in force

Home-share accommodation firm Airbnb indicated it might double its marketing investments in India to increase its visibility in the regional...

Yoga Day celebrations kick off across the globe

International Day of Yoga (IDY) might be on June 21, but people around the world seem to have started the celebrations early.

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550 NRIs to get invites for annual religious event in Punjab

The Punjab state government is inviting some 550 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who were Punjabis to attend the 550th Parkash Purb festival

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UN Study: Foreign Investment in India up by 6% in 2018

A United Nations report has found that India received foreign direct investments (FDI) worth USD42 billion in 2018, helped by inflows in...

Leaders should speak less and listen more, says Google’s Pichai

Speak less as possible and listen more was the advice for leaders from Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive officer, who was given a...

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Pompeo hopes stronger US-India ties “Mumkin Hain” under Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday set the stage for his visit to India later this month by urging more economic openness and...

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Fed rate action could boost India Modi euphoria

The euphoria in Indian stock markets after the recent reelection of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance could find...

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Yuvraj Singh: The reluctant superstar

Words that perhaps most accurately sum up the career of one of India’s most aggressive batsmen, a genuine all-rounder and one of the best...

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You could be ingesting a credit card worth of plastic a week

Findings from a new study commissioned by the World Wildlife Foundation confirmed the urgent need to address plastic pollution in the...

Jaishankar: Modi banks on diplomatic experience over politics

When India’s “supermom” Sushma Swaraj excused herself from contesting general elections and even a second term as the external affairs...

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What Modi 2.0 means to India’s global community

The result of the 2019 Indian general elections made waves not just in India but across the world, with people all over the globe paying...

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Indian Foreign Ministry scholarship applications open for diaspora students

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has opened applications for its Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic...

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Eid mubarak from around the world

On Wednesday, June 5, Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, a festival that marks the end of Ramadan. Here are some highlights...

RBI cuts rates to support sagging Indian economy; announces measures

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday cut interest rates by 25 basis points in its latest credit policy for the third time this year. It...

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar: India’s stature in the world has risen

India’s new External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar believes that India’s global stature has grown significantly in the last five years.

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First decisive step taken to tackle Indian education woes

The rise in nationalism globally has meant more foreign governments are tightening the immigrant visa process adding to the ongoing...

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Lots to learn from draft Indian education policy

India’s draft National Education Policy 2019 is in the news for the wrong reasons. Political parties from the Southern part of India were...