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CtoI News Desk February 14th 2020 Global

Indian athletes to get etiquette lessons from NRI professor ahead of Tokyo Olympics

The Indian sports ministry and the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), in collaboration with an Indian-origin professor at Japan’s...

Other Sports

UK court to hear Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition today

The United Kingdom High Court is expected to today begin hearing embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appeal against being...

UK

Indian Ambassador Taranjit Sandhu presents credentials to US President

Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented his credentials on Thursday to President of the United States of...

USA

Foreign tourism to India on the downturn in recent years: Economic Survey

The Indian Finance Ministry’s Economic Survey 2020 found that foreign tourist arrivals decelerated to 5.2 per cent in 2018 and 2.7 per...

Travel

Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates

The Madras High Court in India proposed a ban on Non-resident Indians (NRIs) purchasing houses in India, prohibiting speculative sales and...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Fulbright Exchange Programme in India turns 70

A gala was held in New Delhi to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the prestigious Fulbright Fellow programme by the US-India Educational...

Global

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed Indian Ambassador to USA

Senior Indian Foreign Service officer (IFS) Taranjit Sandhu has been appointed as India’s ambassador to the United States (US), the Indian...

USA

Harsh Vardhan Shringla takes charge as Indian Foreign Secretary

Seasoned Indian diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who last served as India’s envoy to the United States, took charge as new foreign...

Global

UK court orders sale of Vijay Mallya’s yacht to repay debt

A United Kingdom court on Monday ordered that a Force India yacht linked to former liquor baron Vijay Mallya be sold and its proceeds...

UK

Indian government offers 100% stake in Air India for sale; sets March 17 deadline for bids

The Indian government on Monday set March 17 as the new deadline for submitting expressions of interest in acquiring a 100 per cent stake in...

Corporate

Large-scale protests against CAA in London on Republic Day weekend

Students, activists and representatives from several Indian diaspora and human rights organisations gathered opposite Downing Street in...

UK

In Pics: India's 71st Republic Day celebrations

India marked its 71st Republic Day on Sunday with a parade showcasing some of its newly acquired capabilities and military hardware and new...

Global

Indian women politicians face higher level of online abuse than US, UK counterparts: Study

According to a study of Twitter traffic, Indian women politicians experienced substantially higher online abuse than their United Kingdom...

Global

India's Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives government 4 weeks to respond

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday ruled that it would not grant a stay to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the...

Global

China, Pakistan’s efforts to internationalise Kashmir blocked in UNSC yet again

China, at the urging of Pakistan, tried yet again to call for international intervention in Kashmir through the United Nations only to be...

Global

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
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