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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...

USA

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...

Global

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...

Global

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...

Global

Former Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf takes charge as envoy to France

The 1991 batch IFS officer succeeds Vinay Kwatra (1988 batch).

Global

India set to play leading role in post-COVID revival: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged global companies to invest in India and reiterated his call for a “self-sustaining and...

Global

Nirav Modi's assets worth INR 329 crore in UK, UAE and India seized

India's Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confiscated fugitive diamantaire Nirava Modi’s properties worth INR 329.66 crore in Mumbai,...

UK

India becomes third worst COVID-hit nation as its total tally crosses Russia's

After reporting the largest single-day spike in cases so far, India has overtaken Russia to become the third worst-hit nation by the...

Covid-19

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 4 to begin on July 3

Phase four will particularly focus on countries where we still have a large number of Indians who have registered to return.

Covid-19

Government further eases restrictions on OCI cardholders’ entry into India

The new rules easing restrictions on the entry of OCI cardholders as well as certain foreign nationals were issued last week.

Covid-19

Indian government extends Vande Bharat Mission Phase 2 till mid-June

Launched on May 7, the Vande Bharat Mission is hoping to evacuate another 1,00,000 Indians by June 13.

Covid-19

Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan takes charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

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Indian government announces easing of certain visa, travel restrictions for OCI card holders

On March 18 the government had suspended the visa-free entry facility granted to OCI card holders due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Covid-19

In Pics: Returning on the repatriation flight from Newark to New Delhi

After a three-week trip turned into a 65-day sojourn in the United States for my family due to the COVID-19 travel ban, we finally managed...

Covid-19

Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to become Chairman of WHO Executive Board: Reports

The chairman's post is held on a rotational basis for a period of one year among regional groups.

Global

Over 160 illegal immigrants to arrive in India from USA tomorrow

Around 160 illegal Indian immigrants, including 132 from Haryana and Punjab, will be arriving in India tomorrow after they were deported...

Covid-19

Vande Bharat Mission: The Road Home

A firsthand account of the journey back to India as part of the Indian government's massive repatriation effort, the Vande Bharat Mission.

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30,000 Indians to return in Vande Bharat Mission Phase 2, says civil aviation minister

Phase 2, which will take place from May 16-22, will see flights being sent to countries such as Armenia, Australia, Belarus, Canada, France,...

Covid-19

In Pics: Vande Bharat Mission brings home stranded Indians from across the world

India is planning to send repatriation flights to various countries over the next few days.

Covid-19

Punjab, Kerala CMs warns Centre government about risks posed by returning Indians

Amidst quarantine preparations by various state governments for Indian citizens who will be returning from abroad, the chief ministers of...

Covid-19

Indian government bars travel of all OCI card holders, suspends all visas

The government also announced the suspension of all existing visas granted to foreign nationals, barring a few categories, till...

Covid-19

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history , bringing back approximately...

Covid-19

India prepares to operate 64 flights over one week to bring home stranded citizens

All 64 flights will be operated by Air India till May 13, after which private airlines can join the evacuation effort.

Covid-19

India Inc. response to COVID-19: Rising to the occasion

Through the amalgamation of technology and innovation, the business community is serving the society and also creating new business...

Covid-19 Analysis & Commentary