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IMF lowers Indian growth estimate for 2019, also cuts global growth rate

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered the growth estimate for India to 4.8 per cent for 2019, a cut of 1.3 per cent in...

Global

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

What PM Modi said when a Twitter user called his pictures meme-worthy

Yesterday’s solar eclipse provided an opportunity to view a celestial phenomenon as well as food for a number of memes.

Global

Writer Aatish Taseer’s OCI status revoked by Indian government

The revocation comes for not complying with the "very basic requirements" and concealing information, said the Home Ministry.

Global

India rejects RCEP, 15 other nations including Singapore move closer to signing deal

The 15 member nations are working out the final details of the pact without India with a few issues to be resolved early next year with the...

Global

Indian economy on shaky ground, says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Nobel-Prize winning Indian-American economist Abhijit Banerjee said on Monday that the Indian economy is on shaky ground.

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Indian-Americans support dual citizenship: Survey

The survey also shows that non-resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots.

Global

Birthday wishes pour in for PM Modi from across the world

Indians across the globe, world leaders, celebrities and others wished Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday on Tuesday.

Global

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

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

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over India’s Kashmir decision

Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to convene a meeting over India's decision to revoke the special status given...

Global

No policy change on Kashmir says US, urges India-Pak to maintain calm

The United States said that it has not changed it policy on Kashmir and continues to maintain that this is a bilateral issue between India...

Global

UAE expresses concern over Kashmir, urges its citizens to postpone travel to J&K

The UAE has said that it is monitoring with concern the developments in Jammu and Kashmir and called for dialogue and restraint.

UAE

India reacts strongly to Pakistan’s decision to downgrade bilateral ties

The Ministry of External Affairs issued a strong statement earlier today in response to the decision by the Pakistan government to downgrade...

Global

United Nations expresses "deep concern" over Kashmir as Pakistan suspends trade with India

Following the Indian government’s decision to end the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) under Article 370, Pakistan on...

Global

UAE, Sri Lanka back India on Kashmir, US urges caution

India has received the backing of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sri Lanka for its decision to remove Jammu and Kashmir’s (J&K)...

Global

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...

Global

Singapore, UK among countries warning tourists against travel to Kashmir

Amidst the Indian government’s announcement dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two federally-administered Union Territories,...

Global

Jammu and Kashmir special status revoked in major decision by Indian government

In a massive decision taken by the Indian government, the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) via Article 370 of the Indian...

Global

Telling all Indians how to behave because of some bad tourists is just excessive

The outburst of feelings of shame, embarrassment and broad appeals to Indian tourists to watch their behaviour after a video from a hotel in...

Travel Analysis & Commentary

Singapore lauds India’s decision to sign UN settlement agreement

In line with promoting the ease of doing business in India, Singapore has welcomed the Modi Cabinet's decision to sign the United Nations...

Global

India in numbers: Fast-growing cities, big workforce but lots of stress

Below are statistics from a wide variety of sources that describes India in numbers. It has one of the largest workforces in the world, the...

Journeys

India launches mission to the moon with Chandrayaan 2

India is off to the moon with the 3840-kilogram Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft that was launched into an earth orbit on Monday.

Global

Indian athletes: Winning gold medals; get new uniform; Hima Das rocks

Indian athletes are making a mark around the world winning several medals across disciplines. And to make them look even better, the...

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