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India wants more private sector investments to boost growth : NITI Aayog

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government wants to accelerate economic growth by encouraging more participation by the private...


ICJ verdict in Kulbhushan Jadhav case sets off media row between India and Pakistan

The International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) stay of execution order in the case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav has set off...


Indian-origin art dealer charged in New York for smuggling USD 146 million in antiquities

Indian-origin art dealer Subhash Kapoor faced a new criminal complaint filed this week by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.


India Day in the UK: FDI, fintech startup funds on Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal’s agenda

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May were among the main guests during the...


Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal meets NRIs during UK visit

Indian Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal interacted with the Indian diaspora in London on Sunday as part of his three-day...


Indian HRD Ministry launches ‘Study in India’ programme for foreign students

The Indian Ministry of Human Resource Development announced the launch of the ‘Study in India’ programme to attract foreign students to...


Australia expecting increase in Indian tourists for 2020 T20 World Cup

Australia is gearing up to take advantage of Indian cricket fever next year when it is hosting two different world cups.


NRIs celebrate Telangana festival of Bonalu in West London

Over 800 NRIs gathered in London to celebrate the Hindu festival of Bonalu, organised by the Telangana Association of United Kingdom (TAUK).


Overseas Indian denied admission in govt medical college, moves Gujarat HC

Following the denial of admission to an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) candidate for a seat in a government medical college, the Gujarat...


Indian ride-hailing service Ola to launch in London

India’s biggest ride-hailing platform Ola Cabs run by ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd has received approval from London’s transport regulator...


Four Indian-Americans arrested for H-1B visa scam

Four Indian-Americans have been arrested on visa fraud charges. The executives from two IT staffing companies were charged with misusing the...


Health tourism grows in India: NRIs, foreigners rush to hospitals for affordable treatment

India is today the preferred destination for foreigners and non-resident Indians who flock to the country’s 500-plus accredited...


Singapore court freezes SGD8.6 mn of Nirav Modi’s assets

Assets worth SGD 8.6 million traced to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi were frozen by the Singapore High Court on Monday.


OYO, Kunal Nayyar among Indian-origin winners at UK-India Awards

The annual UK-India Awards, which commemorate people and organisations who have had an impact on UK-India ties, saw a host of Indian expats...


UK-India Week: Interactions across three continents at Global Leaders’ Summit

UK-India Week’s cornerstone event, the India Inc Leaders’ Summit, which took place between June 25 and 27, saw interactions among...


August deadline for Reliance Infra’s Delhi-Agra toll road deal with Singapore company

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure announced today that its sale of the Delhi-Agra toll road to Singapore-based Cube Highways and...


Air India to run flights on Jet Airways’ routes: Aviation Minister

The Indian government has allotted bilateral flying rights with five countries previously held by Jet Airways temporarily to Air India till...


UK Parliament marks India Day to kick off UK-India Week 2019

The 2019 UK-India Week got off to a running start with the UK Parliament celebrating the first-ever India Day. The event was marked by...


UK-India week 2019 in London: The event line-up

The second edition of the UK-India week will be held at Westminster House in London from June 24-28.


Historical treasures of India in Bihar: Bodh Gaya, Nalanda, Pawapuri

The Mahabodhi Temple Complex or Bodh Gaya, in India’s Bihar state - which is also known as the place where Gautam Buddha attained...


Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an...

Global Analysis & Commentary

India tops tech visa applications to the UK

India, along with the US, has the highest number of visa applications for the UK's technology sector, according to the latest data from a UK...


Commercial Indian real estate a good bet: Anarock Consultants

Anarock Property Consultants are pitching India’s commercial office property as an investment alternative for Non-Resident Indians in a...


Indian Foreign Ministry scholarship applications open for diaspora students

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has opened applications for its Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the academic...

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