India set to play leading role in post-COVID revival: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global companies to invest in India and reiterated his call for a “self-sustaining and...


EAM Jaishankar to headline virtual India Global Week Summit from July 9-11

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to be one of the key speakers at the India Global Week summit to be held next week,...


Visa applications for UK, UAE and 9 other countries to reopen in India in July

Travellers will also be able to apply for visas for Belarus, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, South Korea and...


India bans 60 Chinese apps following border dispute

Amid escalating border tensions with China, India’s government has banned nearly 60 Chinese mobile apps, including popular video-sharing...


In Pics: IDY 2020 celebrated from home, with social distancing yoga sessions

Millions of people across the world gathered in video chatrooms and virtual webinars to commemorate the International Day of Yoga with an...


A Scottish challenge for an Indian cause

Scottish entrepreneur Russell Dalgleish is undertaking a 109-km endurance run to help support Aarti Naik's SAKHI, which helps educate girls...

Gaitri Kumar appointed Indian High Commissioner to the UK; new envoys for Kuwait and Finland too

The 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is currently serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.


Samosa Diplomacy the 'ScoMo' way

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison made a popular Indian snack, called them ‘ScoMosas’ and tagged Prime Minister Narendra...


Indian Army Major Suman Gawani to be honoured with UN Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award

This is the first time the UN Military Gender Advocate award has been given to an Indian peacekeeper.


Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to become Chairman of WHO Executive Board: Reports

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.


Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

The Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...


Google makes video conferencing tool free for all, accommodates up to 100 people

Google has re-engineered its video conferencing tool Google Meet, originally built for secure business meetings, to make it free and...


Online punting continues to flourish in India, how much bigger can it be?

Lockdown period won't count towards NRIs', foreigners' residency status for tax purposes, says Indian government

In a major relief to Non-resident Indians (NRIs) stuck in India, the Finance Ministry today relaxed the norm for determining the residency...


UN predicts global baby boom during COVID lockdown

The UN on Thursday projected a sharp rise in global birth rates, led by India, in the months since WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic,...


US looking into new supply chains with India, other nations excluding China

As part of the fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to remove global...


US report calls for India to be added to list of countries restricting religious freedom


Indian flag projected onto Matterhorn in Zermatt to show solidarity against coronavirus

Switzerland and India have maintained a close exchange and a great relationship for many decades. Gerry Hofstetter, a light artist known for...

Senior diplomat Anurag Srivastava takes over as Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesperson

Srivastava is a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer and previously served as India's Ambassador to Ethiopia.


Singapore, Hong Kong, Osaka share top spot in ranking of most expensive places to live

The Japanese city of Osaka has joined Singapore and Hong Kong to share top spot as the most expensive places to live in.


Kerala makes hiding travel history a crime as India confirms at least 60 COVID-19 cases

India has also cancelled all visas and e-visas granted on or before March 11 to nationals of France, Germany and Spain.


As WHO warns of "very real" COVID-19 threat, countries extend measures

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned of a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic.


3-year-old tests positive in Kerala, 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases in India

The Indian government is also not allowing any foreign ships to dock at Indian ports.


MEA refutes Turkish President, UK Foreign Office comments about Delhi violence, CAA

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs refuted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the United Kingdom's junior foreign minister...


How do you spend your time during Covid19 stay at home?

  • Watching movies and shows on Netflix, Aamazon Prime etc.
  • Physical activity, exercise, yoga, HIIT etc
  • Playing online games, PS4, X-box.
  • Reading books.
  • Making a list things you will do once this is over
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