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Rabindranath Tagore’s poetry, a Hollywood star and a climate change protest make for a viral moment

A video of veteran Hollywood star Martin Sheen reciting Rabindranath Tagore’s Where the Mind is without Fear during his speech at a recent...

USA

Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf heading to France next as part of an envoy reshuffle: Reports

According to media reports, the Indian government has cleared the appointment of outgoing Singapore High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf as the...

Global

Walmart India sacks 56 employees in restructuring drive

Global retail giant Walmart is in the process of sacking over 50 of their employees based at the Gurugram headquarters in India.

Corporate

Envoys from the US and 16 other countries visit Kashmir, assess security situation

The visit comes five months after the Indian government revoked Article 370, which granted autonomous status to the erstwhile state of Jammu...

Global

EAM Jaishankar to interact with Indian diaspora today on the occasion of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar will be interacting with Indian Diaspora across the globe through a digital video...

Global

Bollywood celebs, Indian politicians react on social media to JNU violence

Sunday’s violence on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus drew a storm of responses on social media, with members of...

Global

From Kerala to Canada, anti-CAA protests ring in the New Year

Protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act continued into the new year. A day after the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution seeking...

Global

Four IAF pilots chosen for Gaganyaan mission: ISRO chairman

The Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Sivan announced that four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have been chosen to...

Global

India’s premier medical institute looking for overseas expertise to redesign campus

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi is looking for overseas expertise to redesign its campus through an open...

Global

OCI doctors allowed to lecture in Indian medical colleges: Medical Council of India

The Indian Health Ministry has announced plans to engage Indian overseas doctors in teaching positions at government and private medical...

Global

67 per cent of China-made toys tested fail Indian safety standards: Study

A recent Indian study found hazardous heavy metals and other lethal materials used in kids’ toys that were made in China.

Corporate

Indian-origin software techies from Google, Amazon, Facebook write open letter criticising CAA

Indian and Indian-origin employees at tech giants including Google, Uber, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook have written and signed an open...

Global

What PM Modi said when a Twitter user called his pictures meme-worthy

Yesterday’s solar eclipse provided an opportunity to view a celestial phenomenon as well as food for a number of memes.

Global

Indian-Americans hold rallies in support of CAA across USA

Indians living in the United States held rallies in several cities on Tuesday in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act passed by the...

USA

NRIs, OCIs pensions to be taxed at source as per DTAA: Indian pension authority

The Pension Fund Regulatory Authority of India (PFRDA) has stated that pensions for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizens of...

Personal Finance

Harsh Vardhan Shringla appointed as new Indian Foreign Secretary

Indian envoy to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla was on Monday appointed as the new Indian foreign secretary for a two-year fixed...

Global

Relief for OCI cardholders as Indian government extends renewal deadline till June 2020

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders who are either below 20 years or above 50 years of age and have renewed their passports without...

NRI Stories

Monthly remittances to India thrice the earnings of low-income households in the country: Report

A US-based international payments company UniTeller’s report on remittances to the low-income sector in India reveals that the value of...

Global

Singapore, US, UK, UAE issue advisories about travel to Northeast India

Singapore, the US, UK, UAE, Israel and Canada are among countries who have asked their citizens to exercise caution while travelling to...

Global

Ho Ching, Nirmala Sitharaman in Forbes 2019 most powerful women list

Ms Ho Ching (23), Executive Director and CEO of state-owned investment firm Temasek, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, HCL...

Global

Nirav Modi declared fugitive economic offender by Mumbai court as UK judge reiterates extradition trial for May 2020

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi was further remanded in custody at a hearing in London and asked to appear via video link on January 2, even...

Global

Indian government to post customs officers in consulates to check money laundering

The Indian government has announced plans for posting customs sleuths in London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Brussels to regulate trade-based money...

Global

UK, India climate scientists to tackle Delhi air pollution crisis

Atmospheric scientists from the United Kingdom and India have come together to look into the problem of chronic air pollution in New Delhi.

Global

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...

Global
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