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Fake University Sting: Embassy of India issues an advisory for Indian students

Following the US authorities’ sting operation last month which led to the arrest of 129 Indians enrolled at a fake university run by...

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India retains top position of world’s largest recipient of remittances

Indian diaspora spread worldwide has created another record by sending a whopping USD79 billion (SGD106.89 billion) as remittances back home...

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Will set up institutional mechanism for diaspora if voted to power: BJP Manifesto

Unveiling an exclusive to-do list on the foreign policy front, Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to set up an institutional mechanism to...

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Fugitive Nirav Modi moved INR890 million from Singapore to Switzerland after PNB fraud

Most wanted diamond jeweller Nirav Modi allegedly moved around SGD17.43 million (INR890 million) from Singapore to Switzerland, revealed...

WhatsApp launches 'tipline' to counter fake news

To counter circulation of fake news in the time of elections in India scheduled to start from April 11, WhatsApp has launched a 'tipline'...

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Anandan to leave Google India to join Singapore-based firm Sequoia Capital

Google’s vice-president for South East Asia (SEA) and India, Rajan Anandan is leaving the firm to take over as Managing Director of...

Millennial game-changers: 23 Singaporeans in Forbes 30 under 30 Asia list 2019

Forbes announced today its fourth annual ’30 Under 30 Asia’ list, featuring 300 young disruptors, innovators and entrepreneurs across...

Airbnb buys into hospitality unicorn OYO in Series E investment round

Global homestay major Airbnb has invested nearly USD200 million in Gurugram-headquartered hospitality unicorn OYO. This raise is part of the...

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NRI dentist from Hyderabad killed in US accident

In an unfortunate incident, a 32-year-old Indian dentist pursuing an advanced medical course at the University of Illinois, US was killed in...

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US opposes China, drafts resolution to blacklist Masood Azhar

The United States yesterday circulated a draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that would blacklist the leader of...

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Facebook launches ‘Candidate Connect’ feature

With just a few weeks to go for Lok Sabha elections 2019, social media major Facebook has launched a feature 'Candidate Connect' through...

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India now a space superpower, says PM Narendra Modi after Anti-Satellite missile test

“In the journey of every nation, there are moments that bring utmost pride and have a historic impact on generations to come,” tweeted...

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Kejriwal promises to build ‘ten Singapore’ in Delhi if granted full statehood

The poll season has finally arrived in India and campaigning is in full swing. Tall promises are being made to woo the electorate. Delhi...

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Apple unveils new video streaming and news service

Famous across the world for the iconic iPhone, Apple has entered the online streaming market, unveiling its video plans along with news and...

India's lightest warplane Tejas to debut at LIMA'19 Malaysia

India-minted lightest warplane Tejas is all set to participate in aerial displays at Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition...

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NRI loses ancestral jewellery as bank locker ransacked

If you think that bank lockers are the safest place for your valuables, then think again! An NRI from Singapore has alleged that his gold...

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress asks state chiefs to choose ‘NRI coordinators’ for campaign

The Indian National Congress has asked its state units to appoint a person to interact with NRI supporters who are keen to help the party in...

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EC binds social media platforms to report and take down abuse

In a bid to curb abuse of social media during general elections, the Election Commission of India has fixed the onus of reporting and...

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'Meri Awaaz Suno' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India's General Elections

India is a rambunctious democracy. Indians across the world are no less. With under a month to go for the biggest election in the world...

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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh, the first non-white leader in Canada’s Parliament

Canada’s first non-white political party leader seems to be going from strength to strength. Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created...

Cricket fans across the world gear up for IPL 2019

IPL 2019 schedule, facts and other details. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is about to kick start the 12th edition of the...

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One of seven abducted Indian national brought back from Afghanistan

One of the seven Indian nationals who was kidnapped in Baghlan province of Afghanistan in May 2018 has safely returned to India.

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Meet the Mini Maestro: 13-year-old winner of US reality show ‘The World’s Best’

Lydian Nadhaswaram, a 13-year-old Indian pianist from Chennai, emerged as the final winner in the American reality show The World’s Best....

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Candidates offering free air ticket to NRI for voting to face disqualification: EC

Any candidate canvassing for votes overseas found luring NRI voters with a free air ticket to cast his vote may lose his candidature or just...

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