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UK court orders extradition of Nirav Modi in PNB fraud case

Wanted for fraud and money laundering in the INR 14,000-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, a UK court today ordered the extradition of...

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Over 200 Indian-origin leaders across 15 nations, states diaspora body

A US-based Indian diaspora organisation found that more than 200 Indian origin persons occupy leadership positions in as many as 15...

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Farmers protests roundup: Diaspora organisations support farmers, Delhi Police file case against protest 'toolkit' creators

An alliance of various diaspora organisations has demanded the repeal of the three agricultural laws that have caused unrest in the...

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Indian government issues statement criticising celebrities like Rihanna, Greta Thunberg for comments on farmer protests

Slamming foreign individuals and entities for comments on the ongoing farmer protests, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs today said it...

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India Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposes Aatmanirbhar Bharat, new tax and investment rules for NRIs in Budget Speech 2021

Taxation and investment were the major areas of interest for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) as Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

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72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

72nd Indian Republic Day celebrations from around the world

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No foreign head of state chief guest this Republic Day, states MEA

There will be no foreign head of state or government as the chief guest for the Republic Day event this year due to the global COVID-19...

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Indians' COVID-19 vaccination to be on voluntary basis: Health Ministry

The Indian Health Ministry announced that getting vaccinated will be voluntary while underlining that the vaccine introduced in India will...

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Election Commission of India proposes allowing NRIs to vote through postal ballots

The Election Commission of India has approached the government to permit Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to cast their votes through postal...

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Obama on India: Problems with caste, poverty, rivalry with Pakistan, and political nepotism

Former US President Barack Obama's tell-all memoir 'A Promised Land' has been making waves since its release.

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India strongly condemns personal attack on French President Emmanuel Macron

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India released a press statement strongly condemning the personal attacks in unacceptable...

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INR 3,600 crore recovered from Mallya so far, SBI-led banks' consortium tells Supreme Court of India

The State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium of banks has told the Supreme Court of India that around INR 3,600 crore had been recovered...

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India overtakes US in COVID-19 recoveries even as cases cross 5.4 million

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 5.4 million mark yesterday, with a spike of 92,605 new cases and 1,133 deaths, according to health and...

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Sumit Nagal becomes first Indian in 7 years to win at US Open

Sumit Nagal became the first Indian to win a singles match at the US Open in seven years when he beat Bradley Klahn yesterday and set up a...

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Indian Supreme Court directs Vijay Mallya to appear before it on October 5

The Indian Supreme Court has directed embattled businessman Vijay Mallya, who has been ordered to be extradited from the United Kingdom, to...

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Pranab Mukherjee - One of India's premier statesmen

The 13th President of India (2012-2017), served the nation in various capacities over a political career spanning five decades.

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India COVID-19 testing rate higher than WHO's recommendations, says ICMR

India has been testing around 23.7 people per lakh for COVID-19, much higher than the World Health Organisation’s (WHO's) recommended...

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COVID-19: India sees drop in mortality rate, rise in recoveries even as cases spike

India's COVID-19 Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) stands at 1.93%, as of today, signalling a continuous decline in the mortality rate.

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Higher COVID-19 case spikes in India last week than US, Brazil: WHO

For the past seven days, India's single-day count of Covid-19 cases has been more than that of the US and Brazil, the two worst-hit nations...

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Indian Home Ministry allows OCI cardholders from air bubble nations to travel to India

The Indian Home Ministry has given permission for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders from countries with which air bubble...

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Indian community in US celebrates foundation-laying of new Ram Temple

Indian-Americans across the United States celebrated the foundation stone laying ceremony of the new Ram Janma Bhoomi Temple in the holy...

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Indian banks pushing for bankruptcy order against Mallya to be enforced in UK court

A consortium of Indian banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) are pursuing a bankruptcy order against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya in the...

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IIT-Delhi devises method to cut COVID-19 test costs

Responding to the critical shortage of COVID-19 testing kits, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi announced the...

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Chief Justice of India calls for judiciary to be more efficient in cases involving foreign investors, arbitration

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has said that the judiciary needs to reduce delays in dealing with cases involving foreign investors or...

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