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Delhi police bust Pakistan-based terror module linked to Dawood Ibrahim

The investigation and arrest of an alleged Pakistan-based terror module in India has brought to the fore some shocking revelations, police...

Global

India, US meet to discuss climate change, energy transition

RK Singh had met John Kerry to discuss further collaboration on climate change issues and to work towards a genuine partnership between the...

Global

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal, UK counterpart Liz Truss to discuss UK-India trade agreement

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled for virtual talks with his UK counterpart Liz Truss on Monday to discuss the...

Global

IAF plane carrying 150 people from Afghanistan to land in Hindon Air Force Station

The Indian Air Force aircraft had taken off from Kabul at around 7:45 am carrying Indian personnel as part of the emergency evacuation...

Global

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.

Global

India, Oman agree to deepen bilateral mining ties

India and Oman have signed an agreement to enhance and develop cooperation between the two countries in the field of mining.

Global

India, Saudi Arabia kick off first naval drill

India and Saudi Arabia kicked off the first naval exercise, Al-Mohed Al-Hindi 2021, reflecting the fostering defence relationship between...

Global

India, UK sign MoU to run joint Ayurveda COVID relief study

The Indian AYUSH Ministry announced a collaboration with the United Kingdom's London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to...

Health & Fitness

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed during clashes in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist based in Afghanistan was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban...

Global

At USD 64 bn, FDI inflow to India is fifth-highest in the world: UN report

According to a United Nations report, India received USD 64 billion in Foreign Direct Investment in 2020, the fifth largest recipient of...

Global

Kerala government to issue updated vaccine certificates to Indians travellng abroad

Government of the Indian state of Kerala announced that people who are going abroad after having been vaccinated in the state will be issued...

Covid-19

Kannada ‘ugliest language’ controversy: The formation of knowledge through Google must be contested, says linguist Dr Ganesh Devy

The recent 'ugliest language in India' controversy highlights how humans are changing from seekers to helpless “consumers of knowledge”,...

Global

Second COVID wave to peak in India in June: Report

Coronavirus News - According to institutional brokerage and investment group CLSA, the second wave of coronavirus is likely to peak in...

Covid-19

HealthPlix raises USD 13.5 million in Series B funding led by Lightspeed

Health-tech start-up HealthPlix Technologies has raised USD13.5 million as part of its ongoing Series B funding led by Lightspeed, with...

Corporate

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...

Global

Welcome to London! L&P’s Hemin Bharucha's shout out to global companies

“Six and a half per cent of London’s population is of Indian-origin, either first-generation or second generation,” said Hemin...

UK Spotlight - @work

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...

Global

OCI card holders will need special permission for Tabligh, journalistic activities: Indian government

OCI card holders will also need to take permission for research, internship or employment in any foreign diplomatic missions or foreign...

Global

Alex Ellis takes charge as new UK High Commissioner to New Delhi

The UK's new High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis yesterday said that preparing for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's upcoming visit to New...

UK

India challenges Vodafone arbitration verdict in Singapore High Court

India has challenged an international arbitration tribunal’s verdict that overturned its demand for SGD 4.03 billion (INR 22,100 crore) in...

Global

Farmers protests: Tensions running high among Indian diaspora as India, US governments condemn destruction of Gandhi statue in US

The ongoing farmers' protests in India have seen an escalation in the past few days, with international celebrities and diaspora groups...

Global

Farmers protests roundup: Diaspora organisations support farmers, Delhi Police file case against protest 'toolkit' creators

An alliance of various diaspora organisations has demanded the repeal of the three agricultural laws that have caused unrest in the...

Global

Indian government issues statement criticising celebrities like Rihanna, Greta Thunberg for comments on farmer protests

Slamming foreign individuals and entities for comments on the ongoing farmer protests, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs today said it...

Global

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.

Global

Indian government extends restrictions on UK flights till February 14

The Indian government has extended the restriction on flights between India and United Kingdom up to midnight of February 14, 2021.

Covid-19