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Indian in UAE stabs colleague 11 times after he misses mother's funeral in India

The suspect wanted to know why his name wasn’t on this list of 22 people who were being repatriated to India.

published on : 17th December 2020

Hopes crushed: COVID-19 ruined students’ dreams of studying abroad, says survey

The negative impact of the pandemic is felt despite Indian students’ high propensity towards international travel, says a survey.

published on : 5th October 2020

Students still harbour dreams to study abroad, says survey

Last month, the UK Home Office also announced that international students can start their course online and join on campus by April 2021. 

published on : 5th September 2020

Timepass with comedian Vir Das | ‘Threatening is not the same as trolling’

“When the pandemic started, in order not to go insane and try and raise money, I started doing these shows,” Das explained. Doing comedy over virtual calls was to get people to ease up.

published on : 29th August 2020

Ex-husband, son charged with murder of Indian-origin woman in UK

Jasbinder Gahir, 57, and Rohan Gahir, 23, were charged with the murder of Balvinder Gahir on Thursday and remanded in custody until their next appearance at Leamington Crown Court on September 1.

published on : 28th August 2020

NPCI’s new subsidiary to promote UPI, RuPay overseas

Officials said that the central bank wants to reduce the risk of having a single operator—NPCI currently— handling such a vast area of finance.

published on : 20th August 2020

How Indians overseas are giving SOS calls via Facebook to return home in COVID-19 times

What began as a query page for Indians in the US just when the Modi-led government announced a countrywide lockdown, has now expanded to include all those stranded across the globe...

published on : 13th July 2020

Thousands of Indian students planning to study abroad set to miss the bus this year

As the new session in colleges begins from September in most countries, Indian students will not be able to enroll this year and may have to make alternative choices of institutions and careers.

published on : 9th July 2020

Pradhan seeks direct flights for repatriation of Odias from across globe

Pradhan said he had received representations from Odia persons living abroad requesting for their repatriation directly to Bhubaneswar.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Exemption for COVID-19 patient from abroad: Health minister seeks report

Contrary to protocol, man allowed to go home after collection of swab samples

published on : 1st June 2020

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India to operate 149 repatriation flights to 31 countries in second phase

During first phase of the mission, Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express are scheduled to operate total 64 flights between May 7 and May 14 to bring approximately 15,000 Indians.

published on : 12th May 2020

Air India opens bookings for foreigners, visa holders on outbound repatriation flights

For all flights between India and the USA under the Vande Bharat mission, Air India is charging a fixed fare of Rs 1 lakh per passenger.

published on : 7th May 2020

Stranded Indians landing in country will have to register for COVID-19 'Aarogya Setu' app: MHA

Passengers who land in the country on board the special flights will be screened and kept at paid quarantine facilities for 14 days.

published on : 5th May 2020

Union government to facilitate return of Indians from abroad from May 7

In a statement, the Home Ministry said only asymptomatic people would be allowed to travel and it would be arranged by aircraft and naval ships, and the facility will be available on a payment basis.

published on : 4th May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Expect some announcement next week on return of stranded Indians, says Centre

MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan said that some foreign nationals who are stranded in India due to non-availability of flights, are being evacuated by their respective governments.

published on : 1st May 2020
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