Aug

08

2016

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US Fails to Drive a Wedge Between India And Its BRICS Partners

Despite the recent US charm offensive against India, New Delhi has resisted the temptation, remaining committed to the BRICS ideal of multi-polarity.

Aug

07

2016

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Keith Vaz Demands Explanation On Resignation Of UK Inquiry Judge

Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP, Keith Vaz, on Friday demanded a "full explanation" after a New Zealand judge resigned as chair of the UK's child sexual abuse inquiry

Aug

07

2016

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South African Indians Must Not Abdicate Role in Democracy

Indian-origin South Africans, some in the seventh generation now, must not abdicate their role in the democracy that their forebears fought so hard for.

Aug

07

2016

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India And US Deepen Strategic Collaboration in Africa

The Indian and US militaries are partnering in the training of African officers to lead and train troops deployed on UN, and potentially African Union-sponsored, “peacekeeping” missions.

Aug

06

2016

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Indian-origin Lawyer Among Controversial UK Peerages

The elevation of a human rights lawyer of Indian origin to the House of Lords as a Labour peer on Friday caused a controversy after the party's deputy leader criticised the timing of her nomination.

Aug

06

2016

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Malaysia companies Betting Big on Indian States

In one of the most widely promoted and grandly organized celebrations of PM Modi's two years' governance, by Overseas Friends of BJP, the theme of 'Transforming India,' saw another upshot of this growth story grabbing attention in Kuala Lumpur.

Aug

06

2016

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South Africa Eyes Taking Bilateral Trade Volume With India to $20 Billion

South Africa is targeting to increase bilateral trade volume with India to $20 billion by 2018 from the current $10 billion with focus on ITC, pharmaceuticals, automotive, mining and agriculture sectors.

Aug

05

2016

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India's GST is One of The World's Most Complex Tax Reforms

Will India, a $2 trillion (£1.5tn) economy with 1.3 billion consumers, now become a truly single market?

Aug

05

2016

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Kodela Urges NRIs to Embrace Swagrama Seva

Taking forward the initiative of the Andhra Pradesh Government to boost public-private partnership model in school education sector, Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao is going around American cities to mobilise NRI investments.

Aug

05

2016

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BJP's NRI Grievance Cell Provides Timely Succour

The NRI grievance cell functioning in the state BJP office has become a source of relief for the Keralites abroad in distress situations.

Aug

05

2016

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Indian-origin Cancer Expert Warns of Brexit Impact

An Indian-origin cancer expert who was recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II today warned against London losing out on scientific talent in the wake of Brexit.

Aug

05

2016

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Taxing times: GST Hurt Malaysia, Australia. Will India's Euphoria Last

Apart from India, at least 160 countries implemented GST. In recent years, Singapore, Malaysia and Australia have introduced, but only to realise that it's no magic potion to bring economic prosperity.

Aug

05

2016

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What Lies Behind Asia's Advance Into Africa

While the U.S. and Europe still dominate, Asia has emerged as an important force in the African development landscape, strengthening relations and providing much needed assistance.

Aug

05

2016

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Saudi Arabia Agrees to Help Stranded Workers

Saudi Arabia has agreed to assist thousands of laid-off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without money or food.

Aug

04

2016

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A Crisis Called Rahul

It isn’t just politicians who hold such a dim view of the Congress leader. After the historic 44-seat low that India’s grand old party hit in May 2014, the historian William Dalrymple described Rahul as ‘the very bottom of the Nehru Gandhi barrel.

Aug

04

2016

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India Has Expressed Concerns Over Changes In UK Visa Rules

India has expressed concerns regarding changes in UK visa rules and taken up the matter with the British authorities.

Aug

04

2016

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India May Gain Usd 80 Billion Per Year On Relaxing Visa Regime

If India moves to tighten visas for Chinese, it would mean a loss of billions of dollars in income every year.

Aug

04

2016

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Saudi Vows Urgent Action For Stranded Indian Workers After Layoffs

Saudi Arabia has promised "urgent" action to resolve the plight of some 2,500 Indian workers stranded without money in the kingdom after a plunge in oil prices sparked construction layoffs.

Aug

03

2016

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Low Oil Prices Shrink Gulf Gobs For Indians, Hit Remittances

The government may have firmed up plans to evacuate 10,000 Indians stranded in Saudi Arabia, but it faces an equally worrying and more intractable problem of declining remittances from the Persian Gulf region.

Aug

03

2016

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India May Move WTO as US Fails to Abide by Verdict on Steel Import Duty

Move comes close on heels of US dragging India to WTO for alleged failure to scrap curbs on US poultry.

Aug

03

2016

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Handwoven Fabrics of India

A campaign to support Indian weavers and their products has gone viral with around 3,700 shares 3604 and 6,772 likes in less than 24 hours.

Aug

03

2016

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Dalits in Narendra Modi's India Are Angry

Anger among Dalits in Gujarat has been mounting in recent weeks.

Aug

03

2016

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Changes to India-Mauritius-Singapore Tax Treaties

The double tax avoidance arrangement (DTAA) between India and Mauritius was amended through the protocol released last month.

Aug

03

2016

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Malaysia Reluctant to Arrest Businessmen And Send to India

Malaysia today made public its reluctance to handover two of its businessmen to India in connection with Aircel-Maxis probe being carried out by the CBI, saying the two countries did not have "any such (legal) agreement" for execution of an arrest warrant.

Aug

03

2016

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India To Bring Back Thousands Of Starving Citizens From Middle-East

The external affairs ministry has stepped up efforts to bring back its citizens in Saudi and Kuwaiti who have been without food after they lost their jobs.

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.

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