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Great response to NPS from overseas Indians, says Indian government

The Central government has stated that they have received a great response from people of Indian origin holding citizenship of other...

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How the Burj Khalifa celebrated Shah Rukh Khan’s birthday

The world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa, was lit up with Shah Rukh Khan's name to celebrate his 54th birthday on November 2.

Entertainment

Andhra government scraps Amaravati development plan, terminates contract with Singapore consortium

The joint Singapore-Andhra Pradesh Amaravati Start-Up Area Development Project has formally been scrapped with the Indian state Cabinet...

Global

Punjab government to approach NRI sponsors for state’s smart schools programme

The Punjab government announced it will seek help from non-resident Indians (NRIs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)  to develop...

Global

Bombay HC quashes LRs to Singapore, other nations in Adani coal scam case

In the probe into Adani group firms, the Bombay High Court on Thursday quashed all Letters Rogatory (LRs) sent by the Directorate of Revenue...

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Kartarpur corridor: As deadline nears, Pakistan’s slow progress visible from Indian side

Pakistan has reportedly refused to construct their side of a bridge on the cross-border elevated corridor to Kartarpur Darbar Sahib from...

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Indian Supreme Court sets one-month deadline for government response to NRI petition

The Indian Supreme Court gave the government and 25 states a month’s time to respond to a writ petition seeking a direction to establish...

Global

Dutch King and Queen pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

The King of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima on Monday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi.

Global

India is one of the fastest growing large economies in the world: WEF President

India, a young economy with a lot of potential, has demonstrated remarkable strength and resilience amid a global slowdown, said a top...

Global

India asks UK to protect students abroad and help with visa issues

The Indian Government has asked the United Kingdom to protect the rights of its students in the country and ensure that they do not face any...

UK

Odisha government hires Singapore firm for modern Bhubaneswar railway station project

Singapore-based international design consultant Subarna Jurong has been hired to develop and upgrade the Bhubaneswar railway station.

Global

Kerala Minister asks Centre for special provision for NRIs to renew driving license

Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran in a letter to Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari requested a one-time exception be made...

Global

Indian diaspora in UK march against anti-India protests

Indians in the United Kingdom (UK) held a protest at the Victoria Square in Birmingham over the weekend against anti-India propaganda on the...

UK

India, Singapore, Thailand to hold trilateral exercises in Andaman Sea

India, Singapore and Thailand are set to hold another trilateral naval exercise in the Andaman Sea between September 16 and 20 with an eye...

Global

Indo-Pak Kartarpur corridor: Both sides refuse to compromise

India and Pakistan have failed to come to an agreement on the usage of the Kartarpur corridor to access the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in...

Global

Foreign Ministry holds logo design contest for expats, prize is a trip to India

Indian consulates across the world announced a chance for Indian expats to win a 25-day trip to India.

Journeys

France envoy pushes for expanding student exchange programmes with India

Consul General of France in Mumbai Sonia Barbry has said that she wants more and more Indian students to study in her country.

Global

Instant Aadhaar for NRIs in three months: UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has stated that it will begin offering the facility of issuing Aadhaar cards to NRIs...

Global

Indian-American physicians’ body to lead fight against tuberculosis in India

An organisation of Indian-American physicians is teaming up with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and various...

Global

Indian National Sports Awards: Paralympic athlete Deepa Malik gets Khel Ratna

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind handed out the National Sports Awards on Thursday at a grand ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

Other Sports

No need for NRIs to disclose foreign directorships in tax returns: Indian tax authority

India’s tax authority clarified that non-resident Indians (NRIs) and foreign citizens who are required to file income tax returns in India...

Global

In a bid to boost growth, Indian government eases Foreign Direct Investment norms

The Indian government on Wednesday announced the relaxation of norms for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

Global

More people travelled ticketless in Indian trains last year than population of Singapore: RTI query

There was good news as well as bad news from the Indian Railways, whose modernisation push in recent years has seen an increase in...

Journeys

Supreme Court issues notice in plea on online RTI portals in Indian states for NRIs

The Supreme Court of India on Monday issued notices to the Centre and state governments on a petition seeking to establish an online Right...

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