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Former Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

Former External Affairs Minister and senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has passed away after she was rushed to the All India Institute of...

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Fake University Sting: Embassy of India issues an advisory for Indian students

Following the US authorities’ sting operation last month which led to the arrest of 129 Indians enrolled at a fake university run by...

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Will set up institutional mechanism for diaspora if voted to power: BJP Manifesto

Unveiling an exclusive to-do list on the foreign policy front, Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to set up an institutional mechanism to...

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One of seven abducted Indian national brought back from Afghanistan

One of the seven Indian nationals who was kidnapped in Baghlan province of Afghanistan in May 2018 has safely returned to India.

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Maneka Gandhi: 45 passports of NRIs cancelled for abandoning their wives

The Indian government has cancelled the passports of 45 non-resident Indians (NRIs) reportedly for abandoning their wives, Maneka Gandhi,...

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NRIs to lose passport, property if marriage not registered in 30 days

To curb the menace of NRIs deserting their wives soon after marriage, a bill has been enacted that makes the registration of marriage...

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Fake University Sting: India gets consular access to 117 detained students

The Government of India has continued to closely monitor the detention of Indian students who were allegedly enrolled in a fraudulent...

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India protests arrest of 129 students in US Customs fake university sting

In a curious case of life imitating art, over 100 Indian students have been implicated in an immigration education sting.

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Getting students from everywhere feels like 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam': Sushma Swaraj

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You are a living bridge between India and the World, President tells diaspora

The three-day long PBD 2019 concluded today with conferring of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards on 30 Indian diaspora members, with President...

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Help is just one tweet away, Sushma tells Indian diaspora

Reiterating that her government stood firmly behind the Indians in distress overseas, the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj told...

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Uttar Pradesh to showcase investment opportunities during PBD 2019

The Yogi Adityanath government will showcase investment opportunities in Uttar Pradesh to NRIs from the state on the first day of Pravasi...

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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...

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Sushma Swaraj interacts with Indian diaspora amid busy UNGA schedule

India's External Affairs Minister is in the midst of a busy week in New York, and took the time to meet representatives of the Global...

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PBD 2019 to link with Kumbh Mela, Republic Day celebrations: Sushma Swaraj

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs and the Uttar Pradesh state government are both gearing up for the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas...

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Malaysian Police rescues kidnapped Indian, arrests three Pakistanis

Royal Malaysian Police have been successful in rescuing a kidnapped Indian in Malaysia and arrested three Pakistani nationals involved in...

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Indians abroad assimilate fast, but have mother country in their hearts: Sushma Swaraj

Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj drew a huge crowd to the Marina Bay Sands yesterday for the gala dinner marking the...

PBD Singapore 2018

In Pics: Day 2 at PBD, Sushma Swaraj touches 'Bharatiya' chords of Indian diaspora

After the full-house attendance on the Day 1 of ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) yesterday, Day 2 opened with much more galore....

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Year 2018 will be 'The Year of Milestones' for ASEAN-India relations: Sushma Swaraj

Hailing the time-tested civilizational ties between India and South East Asia, the Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj said the year...

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EAM Sushma Swaraj set to meet diaspora delegations from ASEAN countries today

Rounding out her first foreign visit of the new year with a bang, Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj is set for a busy...

PBD Singapore 2018

Sushma Swaraj to visit Singapore on January 6-8, extensive interaction with ASEAN diaspora on cards

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj is slated to visit Singapore on January 6,7 to inaugurate the ASEAN India Pravasi...

PBD Singapore 2018

Singapore Dy PM to lead ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean will join India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for the two-day ASEAN-India...

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Govt to help Indian women in distress in Gulf countries regardless of their work permit

The Government has said that Indian missions and consulates in the Gulf countries are ready to help even those women who illegally emigrate...

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US firm on H-1B visa rules, but India to keep pushing its case: Swaraj

Stating that there was no significant move to relax H-1B visa norms for the Indian professionals in the US, the Indian Government informed...

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NRIs who abandon their spouses may have their passports revoked

Tackling the ongoing issue of NRIs abandoning their spouses, in a bid to safeguard Indian women in Non-Resident Indian (NRI) marriages, the...

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