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PM Modi to award medals to 'Bharat ko Janiye' quiz winners at PBD: Sushma Swaraj

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will award medals to the winners of the ‘Bharat Ko Janiye’ quiz on January 22 during the Pravasi...


Spotify makes deal with T-Series for Indian music

Swedish online music streaming service Spotify Inc, which has subscribers across the globe, has announced a tie-up with T-Series, one of the...


Singapore top investor in India during PM Modi's tenure

Singapore has retained the top position as an investor during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure and in 2017-18 its investments at USD...


New UK visa rules keeping Indian students out to have no impact: MEA

The Indian Government has maintained that new rules keeping Indians out of "low risk" visa list "will not have any impact" on the existing...


Ahead of Kumbh, Modi opens new airport, integrated command & control centre at Prayagraj

Ahead of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a state-of-art integrated command and control...


In Pics: 71 mission heads inspect Kumbh preparations, satisfied

Mission heads from 71 different countries visited Prayagraj and made a first-hand assessment of the preparations for upcoming Kumbh Mela on...


Direct container service to from Tuticorin to Singapore to cut down costs, transit time

India's far-south port of Tuticorin has started a direct container service to Singapore and countries on the eastern sea lanes,...


India to pursue Shangri La vision in South-East Asian security architecture: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs today said it will follow a rule-based and dialogue driven vision of Indo-Pacific security as defined by...


'Manikarnika' Shot Across 70 Locations to Showcase Historic Era

Zee Studios’ Manikarnika – The Queen Of Jhansi is based on the life of Rani Laxmi Bai, known as India’s first warrior queen, who...


India-UN Development Partnership Fund holds first annual board meeting in New York

India-UN Development Partnership Fund has held the first Annual Board Meeting in New York to take stock of progress in the projects...


Finally, IndiGo set to fly Vijayawada-Singapore route from December 4

Andhra Pradesh government has sanctioned SGD600,000 (INR30.6 million) as Viability Gap Fund to IndiGo Airlines one month in advance to...


Singapore and Indian armies conduct joint drill in Devlali, Maharashtra

Even as India and Singapore conducted a successful silver jubilee of naval exercise SIMBEX last week, the armies of both countries are...


Missions across 14 countries asked to locate kin of 26/11 victims, hold memorials

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has asked its missions in 14 countries to locate families of their nationals who were killed in...


Sikh community in US lauds Indian government's Kartarpur Corridor initiative

Highlighting the positive effect on Indo-Pak relations not just in the subcontinent but across the world, Sikhs in America have hailed the...


Lao seeks India's role in connectivity infrastructure development in ASEAN countries

Lao has urged India to play a proactive role in the development of infrastructure in the ASEAN region to meet the target of digital...


SIMBEX expands scope, adds more firepower on its Silver Jubilee

Singapore and India's annual naval exercise SIMBEX expanded its scope on its silver jubilee this year by adding more firepower and...


India, Singapore to hold trilateral exercise with Thailand in Andaman Sea

Trilateral maritime exercise with Thailand in the Andaman Sea is in the offing after Indian and Singapore have successfully held naval...


Demand for e-visa surges four-fold as India relaxes restrictions

Popularity of e-visas reached new heights with foreigners and NRIs travelling to India quadrupled to 18.78 lakh this year from 4.47 lakh in...


Singapore, India naval war games mark silver jubilee with SIMBEX 2018 at the Andaman Sea

Riding the crest of 25 years of Singapore India maritime cooperation, Royal Singapore Navy and Indian Navy have started their annual war...


Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India

It is right in the midst of Diwali season, and money transfers back to India are in full flow. With the large Indian population in Singapore...

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Modi urges US firms to invest in start ups, energy, digital

Noting the "unprecedented" gains to the US and India through escalating economic engagements, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked...


PM Modi unveils world's tallest statue of Sardar Patel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled a colossal statue of Independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, standing 182 metres tall...


Toddlers Darlene, Jessica in UK first to get passports under MEA outreach programme

The Indian mission in UK presented the first set of passports under their new scheme to two toddlers, Darlene Fernandes and Jessica Kaur, at...


Changing its stand, Indian govt says NRIs allowed to make RTI queries

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can file Right to Information (RTI) applications to seek governance-related information, the government has...


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  • International Money Order
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