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Indian PM Narendra Modi to address UNGA, attend Quad summit during three-day visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC yesterday on an official three-day visit to the United States

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75th Independence Day: PM announces national infra plan; Prez pays tribute to martyrs

While addressing the nation from Red Fort on 15th August, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the central government will soon...

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Indian tricolour unfurled around the world to mark Independence Day

India celebrated its 75th Independence Day today, marking freedom from British colonial rule with celebrations and events around the globe.

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Indian men's hockey team defeats Germany 5-4 to secure Olympic bronze medal

The Indian men's hockey team ended their campaign on a winning note and claimed an Olympic medal after 41 years, beating Germany 5-4 to...

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UK PM re-ignites Modi leaflet row during Question hour in Parliament

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out a Labour Party leaflet from the last by-election in Batley and Spen constituency to...

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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar casualties of major cabinet reshuffle

Indian politics - Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle yesterday Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi...

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UK’s new graduate immigration route to benefit Indian students

The United Kingdom (UK) last week opened a new graduate immigration route that will benefit Indian students, allowing them to stay longer in...

UK

India 'incredibly important' partner to the US, says White House spokesman

A White House spokesperson announced that India is an “incredibly important” partner to the US in the region and globally, underlining...

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UK-India should forge trade pacts ahead of the G7 Meeting: UKIBC

Ahead of the G7 summit which India is attending at the invitation of the United Kingdom (UK), the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) stated...

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Free vaccines for all citizens through centralised inoculation drive: PM Modi in national address

the Prime Minister emphasised that following COVID protocols is the way to defeat this “invisible and mutating” enemy.

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PM Modi thanks US V-P Kamala Harris, Indian diaspora for their help during India's second COVID wave

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone yesterday with Indian-origin Vice President of the United States of America Kamala...

Covid-19

11-year-old Indian-origin Yoga prodigy Ishwar Sharma recipient of UK PM's daily Points of Light award

Indian-origin 11-year-old Ishwar Sharma from Kent has become a recipient of United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s daily Points of...

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Virat Kohli, Narendra Modi among six Indians in list of world's top 50 social media influencers

Six Indian celebrities were listed among the top 50 social media influencers of the world, according to a survey.

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India has a crucial role to play in shaping the post-COVID-19 world: Singapore FM

Singapore News - India had “a crucial role” to play in helping the region build an inclusive architecture at a time of increasing global...

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UK PM Boris Johnson shortens India visit as COVID cases surge

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reduced the length of his trip to India later this month because of the COVID-19 situation...

UK

India, US looking to deepen partnership on clean energy, military and security sphere

India and the US will pursue ways in which they can deepen their partnership on climate, clean energy, security and defense, the Biden...

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Singapore, India among eight countries to accept invitation to US President's upcoming climate summit

Singapore and India are among the few countries that agreed to attend US President Joe Biden’s Leaders Summit on Climate, with less than...

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West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle thanks PM Narendra Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

Gayle also met with Indian High Commissioner R Masakui at the High Commission on Thursday.

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Philippines to follow Singapore in launching RuPay card: Report

According to a media report, the Philippines is the next market for India to launch its RuPay card, the second southeast nation to do so...

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Indo-Canadian body sponsors billboards thanking India, PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

A series of billboards across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are thanking India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing COVID-19...

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Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

The Indian government has lodged an official protest over the United Kingdom Parliament's "one-sided debate" on the farmers' protests in...

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PM Modi takes COVID vaccine, says the country should work together to be COVID-free

PM Modi took the India-made Covaxin vaccine at Delhi's AIIMS hospital, urging those eligible to take the vaccine.

Covid-19

Davos 2021 in Singapore postponed from May to August because of COVID wave

The World Economic Forum announced yesterday that its annual meeting, which has already been postponed and moved from Switzerland to...

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UK minister set to hold trade talks during upcoming India visit

Britain's international trade secretary Liz Truss is set to arrive in New Delhi for talks with Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal...

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India fifth in world in terms of COVID vaccinations, states Health Ministry

According to a release by the Indian Health Ministry, India stands fifth in the world after inoculating over 3.7 million people in 15 days.

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