Aug

02

2016

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Foreign Media on Sushma Swaraj's Effort to Rescue Stranded Indians

Large numbers of Indian workers have lost their jobs in recent months and have neither the money nor the required exit visas to leave Saudi Arabia.

Aug

02

2016

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Brexit Uncertainty Leads to Slowdown in Indian Hub

Often held out as a poster city for Britain’s multiculturalism, Leicester received thousands of Indian-origin migrants from Uganda in the early 1970s, when Idi Amin expelled the Indian and Asian community at short notice.

Aug

01

2016

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Election Scene Hots up For Punjab NRI Sabha Poll

With the announcement of the Punjab NRI Sabha elections to be held in the state on November 6, the poll scene amongst the NRI diaspora has begun hotting up.

Aug

01

2016

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US Blames India For Failed Trade Pact

Blaming India for not being ambitious enough to conclude Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), the US said it remains open to continuing dialogue as it is important for both the nations.

Aug

01

2016

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India To Make All Out Efforts To Get Back Kohinoor Despite UK's Reluctance

India will make all out efforts to get back the famed 106-carat Kohinoor, currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London, despite British government's recent statement that there is no legal ground for restitution of the diamond.

Aug

01

2016

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MHA Concerned About Allowing Visa-free Travel to BRICS Visitors

A proposal to grant visa-free travel for business visitors and tourists from BRICS nations has faced the security hurdle with the Home Ministry raising concerns over offering the facility to Chinese citizens.

Jul

31

2016

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Mohan Bhagwat Joins 2,200 People For MahaShibir in UK

The activities at Mahashibir will enable its attendees to explore and understand the values and ethics that has nourished the HSS over the last 50 years.

Jul

30

2016

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Sikh Army Veteran Stood Out At Democratic National Convention

A decorated Sikh-American army veteran today stood out in his pink turban at the Democratic convention as he joined top retired generals on stage in support of Hillary Clinton.

Jul

30

2016

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India Not Ambitious Enough to Conclude Trade Pact

The US has blamed India for not being ambitious enough to conclude the trade pact.

Jul

29

2016

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India Criticised Over Child Labour Bill

India has come under criticism after its parliament approved several controversial amendments to the country's child labour bill.

Jul

28

2016

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Stint in US Comes Back to Haunt India's Qatar Envoy

An Indian ambassador is under an official probe — a rare event in the foreign service, and even more unusually, the charges are 'lack of integrity', something senior service members are rarely accused of.

Jul

28

2016

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UK Minister Settles Issue of India Claim Over Crown Jewel

The UK's new minister for Asia and the Pacific has finally settled the issue of India's claim over the Kohinoor diamond.

Jul

28

2016

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India Committed to Stronger Ties With UK, Narendra Modi Tells Theresa May

PM Modi congratulated Theresa May on the assumption of her new responsibility as British prime ministe

Jul

27

2016

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Will PM Narendra Modi be India's Most Travelled PM Ever

In a skosh over two years in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has travelled 51 times abroad to 42 countries spanning six continents.

Jul

27

2016

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No Legal Ground For Return of Kohinoor

The famous Kohinoor diamond of the British crown is unlikely to be returned to India as the growing demand for the diamond’s return is based on weak legal grounds.

Jul

27

2016

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European Refugees in India, Africa And The Middle East

As Europe struggles to deal with a huge refugee influx it might be useful to remind ourselves of a similar route taken by European refugees about half a century back.

Jul

26

2016

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Is Nepal PM Oli's Fall Good News For India

As Nepal moved on Sunday to finally dislodge prime minister KP Oli , it was a positive development so far as India is concerned.

Jul

26

2016

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India's Deng Xiaoping

He won eight consecutive elections and spent more than 50 years in his Congress party before becoming the prime minister of India.

Jul

26

2016

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U.K. Foreign Secretary to Visit India

United Kingdom is confident of rediscovering ties with India and other “partner countries” under the leadership of Prime Minister Theresa May who took over on July 13 following the Brexit referendum.

Jul

26

2016

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Malaysian PM Vows to Strengthen Trade Ties With India

Najib points out that India has been Malaysia’s largest export destination in the South Asian region since 1998

Jul

25

2016

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Scribes' Visa Issue: Chinese Media Warns India of Repercussions

Taking umbrage at India's refusal to extend visas to three Chinese journalists, a state-run daily today warned of "serious consequences" if New Delhi was "taking revenge" for China's refusal to back its NSG membership bid.

Jul

25

2016

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Boris Johnson Claims India Owes UK Multi-million Pounds

Britain's new foreign secretary Boris Johnson has told the Parliament that India is on a long list of foreign missions who owe the country millions of pounds in unpaid bills.

Jul

25

2016

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UK MP Picks India For First Visit as Post-Brexit Minister

Alok Sharma, the newly-appointed minister in-charge of Asia in the UK Foreign Office who chose India for his first official visit, today said the trip was to ensure "strongest possible" bilateral ties in the post-Brexit world.

Jul

24

2016

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Donald Trump Finds Huge Support System Among Indian Americans

The 2016 Republican National Convention at Cleveland, Ohio, which nominated Trump as the Republican Party's presidential nominee and Mike Pence as his running mate, saw some high-profile support for the duo from the India American community, which has historically leaned towards the Democratic Party.

Jul

24

2016

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Indian Hostage Freed in Afghanistan

An Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago has been rescued unharmed, officials say.

Jul

24

2016

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UK Sikhs Oppose India's Move to Bring Back Koh-i-Noor From UK

India's quest to bring back the precious diamond Koh-i-Noor from UK faced another hurdle after a section of UK Sikhs opposed the move and conveyed the same to British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jul

24

2016

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India, U.S. to Train African Troops For U.N. Peacekeeping

India and the U.S. will jointly train troops from African countries in the entire gamut of the United Nations Peace Keeping (UNPK) operations, in yet another joint effort as part of the growing bilateral relations.

Jul

23

2016

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Immediate Outcomes of Modi in Africa

The visits to Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya, were productive and saw the signing of 19 different agreements, all which highlight the India-Africa connection.

Jul

23

2016

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India May Approach UK on Kohinoor

The government is likely to approach Britain soon to get back Kohinoor, one of the world’s largest diamonds, which is currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London.

Jul

22

2016

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Brexit May Dent Growth Target of Indian IT Companies

In July, Britain voted to leave the European Union and the impact of the vote was not factored in when the National Association of Software and Services (Nasscom) was determining the FY17 growth target.

Jul

22

2016

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When UK Under Thatcher Saw Risk of Severe Damage to India Ties

The note’s annexure mentioned several countries with whom Britain’s relations could be affected due to the presence of some of their controversial citizens on British soil.

Jul

22

2016

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Democracy Rekindled Interest in Mahatma Gandhi Among South African People

Indian High Commissioner Ruchi Ghanashyam made the remarks at a ceremony in Johannesburg to release a new coffee-table book that documents the rise in interest among South Africans in Gandhi's role in the country's democracy after Nelson Mandela became its first democratically-elected President.

Jul

21

2016

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16 Extradition Requests From India Pending With UK

There are 16 extradition requests from India pending with the UK government, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Jul

21

2016

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Only America Can Keep a China-India War from Erupting

China’s move last week to block Indian membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is merely the latest sign of tension to emerge between the two Asian giant.

Jul

20

2016

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Barack Obama, Joe Biden Endorse Kamala Harris For US Senate

US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today backed California's Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next Senator.

Jul

20

2016

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Indians Pack Their Bags as Cheaper Europe Beckons Post Terror Attacks

The spate of terror attacks in Europe and the financial problems in the Eurozone, coupled with a lean travel season, has made travel to destinations in the region cheaper, a bonanza the price-sensitive Indian traveller is expected to grab.

Jul

20

2016

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Award Conferred on Indian-origin Ex-Singapore President

Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan has been conferred with the Outstanding Member of the South Asian Diaspora award for his dedicated and notable work in forging closer ties with India.

Jul

20

2016

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Donald Trump's Party Calls India Geopolitical Ally

A thumbs-up for ties with India, and a warning shot about deteriorating relations with Pakistan and China are among the key references to the region in a 58-page Republican platform (manifesto) released on the opening day of the party convention in Cleveland.

Jul

20

2016

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Nigeria Remains Major Focus Market in Africa

The High Commissioner-Designate, Indian High Commission, Mr. B.N Reddy,

Jul

19

2016

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Indian-Origin MP Bags Junior Minister Post Under New UK Prime Minister

British lawmaker Alok Sharma has been named Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), becoming the second Indian- origin minister in Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet.

Jul

19

2016

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Malaysia Mulling India's Request For Prisoner-transfer Programme

Malaysia is considering India’s request to implement the International Transfer of Prisoners programme between the two countries.

Jul

19

2016

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Gandhi Was Not The Only Indian to Inspire Madiba

In his autobiography, Nelson Mandela spoke at length on the lessons he learnt from his Indian friends.

Jul

18

2016

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Empire, Faith And War

The heroism of the Indian soldiers who fought on behalf of the British Empire still remains forgotten.

Jul

18

2016

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Gandhi Around The World

From Avenue de la Paix in Geneva to Tavistock Square in London—many different statues, one enduring legacy.

Jul

17

2016

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Indian-Origin UK Minister Priti Patel Vows To Create Millions Of Jobs

Britain's newly-promoted Indian-origin Cabinet minister Priti Patel has vowed to work for deepening international partnerships and creating millions of jobs in the developing world.

Jul

16

2016

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H-1B Reform Act Tabled in US Congress Won’t be Passed Soon

A new Bill – the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act, 2016 – has recently been introduced in the US House of Representatives by two US lawmakers, one a Republican and the other Democrat, which, if passed, will severely curb H-1B and L-1 visas.

Jul

16

2016

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China Not Jealous of India's Ties With Africa

China is not "jealous" of India's efforts to boost its ties with Africa, and both countries must abandon the mindset of confrontation and strategic completion

Jul

15

2016

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Boris Johnson Likely to be India-friendly UK Minister

Star Brexit campaigner and London's former Mayor Boris Johnson's appointment to one of the senior- most posts in the new UK Cabinet headed by Theresa May should come as good news for India and indeed the wider Commonwealth.

Jul

15

2016

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154 Indians Evacuated From South Sudan Return Home

The first Indian Air Force flight C-17 carrying 156 people, who were evacuated from war-torn South Sudan's capital city Juba, arrived here early on Friday.

Jul

15

2016

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From Fish Curry to War

Indian in Sham isn’t just another expat blog: it’s the voice of the jihad in Syria, run out of Aleppo, reaching out to hundreds of elite, English-speaking followers in India, in search of their funds, education and service.

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