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Three in custody for kidnapping Indian origin billionaire in Tanzania

Indian origin Mohammed Dewji, Africa's youngest billionaire, was kidnapped yesterday by gunmen from outside a gymnasium in Dar es Salaam,...

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Set direct flight from Amravati to Singapore by October 25, directs Andhra CM

Highlighting the close relationship that Singapore has built at the grassroots level in the creation of the new capital of Andhra Pradesh...

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Indian national among five killed in Bangkok gang shootout

A 42-year-old Indian National was killed in crossfire during a shootout between rival gangs in Bangkok.

Indian Embassy in Brussels, Singapore consulate commemorate Gandhiji's 150th birthday

The 150th birthday anniversary of the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi, the Embassy of India, Brussels organised a special series...

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Vibrant Gujarat makes a strong pitch in Singapore for deeper business ties

The phrase Vibrant Gujarat makes a powerful and positive brand impression instantaneously. A head start, you will happily enjoy, when you...

Namaste India in Tokyo: Spirits high despite a looming typhoon Trami

With the warming ties between India and Japan, the largest Indian festival in Japan – Namaste India – continues to grow larger each...

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Remittance is the business of earning trust: InstaReM’s Prajit Nanu

The clear-headed, straight-talking founder and CEO of InstaReM Prajit Nanu looks like a man in a hurry. Talking about his global expansion...

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Aadhaar here to stay, but with limitations, rules Supreme Court of India; no change for NRIs

The verdict is out! The Supreme Court of India today ruled in favour of the Aadhaar Act, but set hard limits on where and when the Unique...

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PBD 2019 to link with Kumbh Mela, Republic Day celebrations: Sushma Swaraj

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Uttar Pradesh state government are both gearing up for the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas...

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380,000 credit card payments affected in British Airways data breach

Potentially hundreds of thousands of British Airways customers who made online bookings in recent weeks had their financial data stolen.

‘Love is blind’: Indian Supreme Court agrees as it decriminalises homosexuality

After a long fight and despite many setbacks, the Supreme Court of India announced today that consensual sex between the same gender was no...

Exclusive: Uttarakhand CM explains how his state ‘can fulfil spiritual and business needs’

Catch Connected to India’s exclusive interview with the Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat where he invites investors, with...

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NRI investors can buy up to 5% in any security: India's economic affairs secretary Garg

In a bid to calm markets after recent regulatory changes, economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg announced the changes after Indian...

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Canadian NRI wins USD1.2 million fake news lawsuit

Following a lengthy legal battle, an Indo-Canadian businessman originally from Bhuj, Gujarat, has been awarded USD1.2 million in damages...

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Why NRIs should invest in markets besides India: IP Global Richard Lowe

Connected to India speaks to Lowe to find out more about the markets that NRIs could consider investing in, as well as how Singapore's new...

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The Anatomy of A Republic: Crabtree’s book on billionaires outlines India’s growth story

Five years (2011-2016) as India’s Bureau Chief for the Financial Times gave James Crabtree a perfect ringside view of India’s political...

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SMA to rally flood relief efforts in Singapore as death toll in Kerala reaches 167 amidst ongoing rescue efforts

Following the heaviest monsoon rainfall over the last century in Kerala, the Indian state has been inundated with floods that have caused...

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NRI in India for I-Day assaulted, dies of heart attack

In an Independence Day tragedy, a 50-year-old Non-Resident Indian (NRI) died after an alleged fight with a security guard and another...

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India mourns the loss of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 93

Three-time Indian Prime Minister, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Bharat Ratna awardee Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was...

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Punjab CM Capt Amarinder exhorts youth delegation to 'dispel misconceptions' about the state

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh yesterday exhorted NRI youths from England, who are in Chandigarh on a visit under the ‘Connect with...

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Indian-origin antiquities find their way home this I-Day

Indians across the world had an additional reason to celebrate this Independence Day. A 12th-century bronze Buddha statue stolen from a...

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In Pics: Indian Independence Day celebrations around the globe

India celebrated its 72nd Independence Day today, with flag-unfurling and memorial ceremonies conducted across the globe. Indian citizens,...

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Idea of India: More than a nation!

Independence Day is akin to birthdays and anniversaries and commemorates a significant occasion. But time is a fickle friend. Over the...

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Lok Sabha passes NRI proxy voting Bill

The Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) yesterday evening passed a bill that proposes to amend the Representation of the People...

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