Indian diaspora the largest in the world at 17.5 million: UN report

The report also says that the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million, up from 221 million in 2010.


Indian-Americans support dual citizenship: Survey

The survey also shows that non-resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots.


Malaysian Sikh biker club to ride from Kuala Lumpur to Pakistan to raise funds for children with cancer

A group of 17 Malaysian Sikh bikers from the Santana Riderz Malaysia Club will be embarking on a 16,000 km journey from Malaysia to Pakistan...


Kerala Minister asks Centre for special provision for NRIs to renew driving license

Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran in a letter to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari requested a one-time exception be made...


‘Howdy, Modi’ rally a crowning achievement for Indian-Americans: Jaishankar

Organising the upcoming community rally in Houston, which will be attended by both Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President...


Indian government to form panel for merger of NRI, FPI routes

The Indian government is planning to form a high-level panel to look into the merger of NRI investment and Foreign Portfolio Investment...


Kartarpur Corridor to be opened for Indian pilgrims on November 9: Pakistan

The neighbouring countries have come to an agreement that Pakistan will allow 5000 Sikh visitors per day.


Birthday wishes pour in for PM Modi from across the world

Indians across the globe, world leaders, celebrities and others wished Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday.


Chandrayaan 2: Crucial day as NASA orbiter to take pictures of Indian moon lander Vikram

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will share images of the lander with ISRO.


India, Singapore and Thailand’s trilateral naval exercise begins

The five-day-long exercise is aimed at bolstering the maritime inter-relationships amongst Singapore, Thailand and India.


Jaishankar inaugurates PhD programme at IITs for ASEAN students

The government will spend INR 300 crore on the PhD fellowship programme which will select 1,000 students in three batches in the next three...


Singapore 2nd, India moves up in world economic freedom index

Despite an economic slowdown, India jumped 17 spots on the Global Economic Freedom index from last year’s 96th spot to the current ranking...


“Special gesture” tweets PM on Trump joining him for ‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston

Narendra Modi tweeted that this signified “the strength of the relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to...


Chandrayaan 2: NASA attempting to make contact with India’s moon lander Vikram​

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is reportedly sending radio signals to Vikram in an attempt to get it to communicate.


Archbishop of Canterbury apologises for Jallianwalla Bagh massacre

The Church of England's Archbishop of Canterbury apologised for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by prostrating himself at the memorial of the...


India, Singapore, Thailand to hold trilateral exercises in Andaman Sea

India, Singapore and Thailand are set to hold another trilateral naval exercise in the Andaman Sea between September 16 and 20 with an eye...


“Deeply concerned” says UNHRC on Kashmir, raises Assam issue as well

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday said that it was “deeply concerned” about human rights violations in Kashmir as severe...


Diaspora’s well being is integral to India’s foreign policy

Connected to India's special interview with India’s External Affairs Minister on the sidelines of India-Singapore innovation summit...

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Chandrayaan 2: 'India is with you', Modi tells ISRO scientists

The much-anticipated Chandrayaan 2 suffered a heart-breaking setback as all contact was lost with the lander seconds before it was due to...


Modi discusses space training, USD 1 bn investment with Putin during Vladivostok visit

There was plenty on the agenda during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flying visit to Russia’s Far East, with discussions ranging...


Singapore ranked 40, New Delhi and Mumbai not in top 100 in the 2019 Global Liveability Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Global Liveability Index assesses 140 cities across the globe.


Chandrayaan 2 set for historic moon landing tonight, PM Modi to watch live

India’s mission to the moon, Chandrayaan 2 is scheduled to make a soft landing on the lunar surface at 1.55 am Indian Standard Time (IST)...


Indo-Pak Kartarpur corridor: Both sides refuse to compromise

India and Pakistan have failed to come to an agreement on the usage of the Kartarpur corridor to access the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in...


India raises consulate vandalism incident with the UK

India has conveyed strong concern to the United Kingdom over the recent protests outside the Indian High Commission in London which resulted...


UK universities visit Delhi to explore methods of higher education cooperation

A delegation of vice-chancellors of 20 leading universities from the United Kingdom visited New Delhi


France envoy pushes for expanding student exchange programmes with India

Consul General of France in Mumbai Sonia Barbry has said that she wants more and more Indian students to study in her country.


A step closer to the moon: Lander successfully separates from Chandrayaan 2 orbiter

India moved another step closer to landing on the moon as lander 'Vikram' successfully separated from the Chandrayaan 2 orbiter today.