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US-India relationship anchored by four million Indian-Americans, says outgoing US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster

The close coordination between the United States and India has been pivotal as India confronts the threat posed by Beijing along the Line of...

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UK Premier Boris Johnson calls Indian PM Modi, expresses regret over cancelling January 26 visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson today cancelled his visit to India later this month. Johnson, who was scheduled to be the chief...

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Indian economy set to overtake UK by 2025, become world's third largest by 2030: Report

India, despite being one of the worst affected countries due to coronavirus, will become the world's fifth-largest economy by 2025 and the...

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Banned US-based group Sikhs for Justice trying to destabilise India, says NIA spokesperson

A spokesperson for India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) revealed that US-based Pro-Khalistani secessionist group Sikhs for Justice...

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Indian teacher wins million-dollar global teacher prize; opts to split half with other finalists

Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 at a virtual ceremony broadcast from the Natural...

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US Congress to vote on bilateral Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act co-sponsored by Indian-American Representative Ami Bera

The US House of Representatives is slated to consider the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act which was written by legendary civil...

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India invites UK PM Boris Johnson as Republic Day chief guest

India has invited United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the guest for Republic Day. The invite was extended during PM Modi's call...

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Election Commission of India proposes allowing NRIs to vote through postal ballots

The Election Commission of India has approached the government to permit Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to cast their votes through postal...

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Indian Cabinet approves MoU with UK over medical product regulation

The Indian Cabinet has given its approval for signing a memorandum of understading (MoU) between the Central Drugs Standard Control...

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Indian government relaxes visa rules, OCI and PIO card holders can visit India except for tourism

Under this graded relaxation of visa rules, the Indian government has also decided to restore with immediate effect all existing visas...

Covid-19

India to roll out fast and cheap COVID-19 paper 'Feluda' test soon, say officials

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, claims the Indian government, with scientists hoping it...

Covid-19

Supreme Court ruling sets stage for adoption of Bitcoin economy in India

The idea of making transactions with various types of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. However, it presents its own set of...

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International passenger flights to India to remain suspended till September 30

India had announced the suspension of international passenger flights on March 23 in view of the growing coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19

India COVID-19 testing rate higher than WHO's recommendations, says ICMR

India has been testing around 23.7 people per lakh for COVID-19, much higher than the World Health Organisation’s (WHO's) recommended...

Covid-19

UP CM Yogi Adityanath inaugurates online portal for NRIs

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath yesterday launched the Indian state's official online portal for Non-Resident Indian (NRIs),...

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India in talks with 13 countries to establish bilateral air bubble agreements: Civil Aviation Minister

The bilateral air bubble agreements allow airlines of both countries to operate international flights with certain restrictions.

Covid-19

COVID-19: India sees drop in mortality rate, rise in recoveries even as cases spike

India's COVID-19 Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) stands at 1.93%, as of today, signalling a continuous decline in the mortality rate.

Covid-19

“Make in India, make for the world”, says PM Modi in Independence Day speech

He addressed a variety of issues ranging from an atmanirbhar or self-reliant India to addressing the country’s fight against the...

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Indian government allows tourist visa holders to fly to UAE, US, UK and Canada under air bubble agreement

This includes those with tourist, business, student and transit visas.

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Higher COVID-19 case spikes in India last week than US, Brazil: WHO

For the past seven days, India's single-day count of Covid-19 cases has been more than that of the US and Brazil, the two worst-hit nations...

Covid-19

Pompeo cites India banning Chinese apps, tells Senate 'tide is turning against China

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday cited India's banning of Chineses apps as an indication that US efforts to lead an...

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We take care of our air; India, China, Russia don't, says US President Trump

Defending his withdrawal from the international Paris Climate Accords, US President Donald Trump has alleged that India, China and Russia do...

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India's smartphone market, the second-largest in the world, gets mobile app innovations boost

India recently surpassed the United States to become the second-largest smartphone market in the world, trailing only China. In fact, there...

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Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to begin on August 1, with flights to Singapore, UK, UAE and US

Over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned under the Vande Bharat Mission as of July 22.

Covid-19

India and US partnership important in post-pandemic world, says Modi at USIBC summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the nation's determination to secure economic independence and hailed the India-US...

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