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Rejecting RCEP not about stepping back from Act East policy, says Jaishankar​

Delivering the fourth Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture in New Delhi, Jaishankar added that no agreement was better than a "bad agreement".

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Over 200,000 Indian students in US: Report

The number of Indians studying in the US has increased for the sixth consecutive year, reaching 202,014 in 2018.

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Haryana Government formalises new department to handle NRI affairs

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar during a Cabinet meeting formalised the creation of a new government department to deal with...

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Over 12,000 Indians have died in foreign countries in last 17 months: RTI report

A Right To Information (RTI) reply given by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) revealed that 12,223 Indian nationals have died in...

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Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh among 260 celebrities urging Indian government to restore Aatish Taseer’s OCI card

Over 260 prominent personalities across the world, including best-selling authors Orhan Pamuk, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie and Amitav...

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Writer Aatish Taseer’s OCI status revoked by Indian government

The revocation comes for not complying with the "very basic requirements" and concealing information, said the Home Ministry.

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India slams Pakistan at UNSC debate on women’s rights

Tensions ran high between India and Pakistan at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) open debate on women, peace and the global...

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Salaries in India to rise higher than in Singapore, China: Report

According to a survey, salaries in India are projected to rise by 10% in 2020, the highest in the Asia Pacific region.

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2200 Sikh pilgrims reach Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan ahead of opening of Kartarpur Corridor

The pilgrims will also visit other Gurdwaras in the Punjab province during their and attend the opening ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor...

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Nuremberg Mayor slams far-right party for attacking Indian-origin ‘Christ Child’

The mayor of Nuremberg in Germany criticised a far-right party for "openly racist" comments about a German-Indian teenager picked to portray...

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India rejects RCEP, 15 other nations including Singapore move closer to signing deal

The 15 member nations are working out the final details of the pact without India with a few issues to be resolved early next year with the...

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Great response to NPS from overseas Indians, says Indian government

The Central government has stated that they have received a great response from people of Indian origin holding citizenship of other...

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India decides to not join RCEP agreement, says deal 'does not address concerns'

India has reportedly decided to not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement over its concerns not being...

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Modi calls for FTA rethink, greater links with ASEAN during his Thailand visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his four-day trip to Thailand welcomed a decision for a relook at a free trade agreement (FTA)...

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OCIs now eligible to enroll in Indian pension scheme, says Finance Ministry

The Indian Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said on Wednesday that an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can enroll...

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India will not sign any free-trade agreement in a rush, says Piyush Goyal

Goyal said that India will enter into an FTA or comprehensive partnership agreements on its own terms and based on what is best for the...

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Twitter to ban all political ads ahead of 2020 US election

Twitter's new rules will be applied globally, published by mid-November and take effect later in the month.

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Andhra government scraps Amaravati development plan, terminates contract with Singapore consortium

The joint Singapore-Andhra Pradesh Amaravati Start-Up Area Development Project has formally been scrapped with the Indian state Cabinet...

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India should follow Singapore model, do away with multiple GST slabs: Experts

Several experts have suggested that India should do away with multiple tax slabs under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for greater ease of...

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Punjab government to approach NRI sponsors for state’s smart schools programme

The Punjab government announced it will seek help from non-resident Indians (NRIs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)  to develop...

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India moves up World Bank Ease of Doing Business ranking; Singapore second

India moved up 14 ranks in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2020 survey to stand at 63 among 190 countries, making it one of the...

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India, Pakistan sign landmark Kartarpur Corridor agreement

ndia and Pakistan on Thursday finalised the agreement to allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the holy Darbar Sahib in Pakistan through the...

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20 Indian-origin candidates win in Canadian polls, including ‘kingmaker’ Jagmeet Singh

Indian-origin Canadian Jagmeet Singh is likely to emerge as the “kingmaker” after his New Democratic Party (NDP) won 24 seats in the...

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After Singapore, Indian government too plans anti-fake news regulations

Following the promulgation of an anti-fake news law in Singapore, the Indian government too is planning similar regulations for social...

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Over 300 Indians deported from Mexico arrive in Delhi

In an unprecedented move, Mexico has deported over 300 Indians to Delhi, the Latin-American country’s National Migration Institute (INM)...

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Bombay HC quashes LRs to Singapore, other nations in Adani coal scam case

In the probe into Adani group firms, the Bombay High Court on Thursday quashed all Letters Rogatory (LRs) sent by the Directorate of Revenue...

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