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Britain detains 38 Indians for overstaying

Britain’s immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after conducting raids in two clothing factories in the city of Leicester. The UK Home Office Immigration Enforcement team raided MK Clothing Ltd and Fashion Times UK Ltd in the city in the East Midlands region of England … Continue reading Britain detains 38 Indians for overstaying

Gurudwara in Dubai organises unique feast, enters Guinness World Record

AMN The Gurudwara in Dubai today entered the Guinness Book of Records for hosting Breakfast for people of 101 nationalities on the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi, . Officially called “Breakfast for Diversity” , the occasion exemplified the spirit of charity, religious and cultural tolerance amongst people of various nationalities and faith. Making the announcement Ms … Continue reading Gurudwara in Dubai organises unique feast, enters Guinness World Record

India receives report on Vikram Jaryal death in US shootout: Sushma Swaraj

AMN / India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that her Ministry has received a report on the shootout incident resulting in the tragic death of Indian national Vikram Jaryal in Washington. In a series of tweets Ms Swaraj said, the Ministry is coordinating with the investigative agencies and the authorities there have got … Continue reading India receives report on Vikram Jaryal death in US shootout: Sushma Swaraj

Indian student beaten to death in Poland, Sushma seeks report

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday sought a report from the Indian ambassador in Poland regarding a media report of an Indian student allegedly beaten to death in Poland’s Poznan city. “I have just spoken to the Indian Ambassador in Poland and asked for a report,” she tweeted. Swaraj’s comment came in response to … Continue reading Indian student beaten to death in Poland, Sushma seeks report

Indian students showing less interest in US Universities

WEB DESK US universities have registered a sharp decline in the number of applications from Indian students after a spate of hate crimes and fear and anxiety about potential changes to visa policies by the new US Administration. According to the preliminary results of a survey of more than 250 American colleges and universities conducted … Continue reading Indian students showing less interest in US Universities

Safety & security of Indian diaspora top priority: Sushma

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi INDIA’S External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today assured the parliament that the GOVERNMENT would do everything possible to ensure the safety and security of Indian Diaspora and all Indians who are abroad. Making a statement in Lok Sabha on the recent attacks on Indians in the United States, Mrs Swaraj … Continue reading Safety & security of Indian diaspora top priority: Sushma

Prez Trump’s pick Indian American woman to run govt health program

US, Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice to appoint an Indian-American woman to run the government health program for the elderly, poor and disabled. The Senate yesterday voted 55-43 to approve Seema Verma to run the 1 trillion dollars Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Verma is the owner of SVC Inc, a healthcare consulting … Continue reading Prez Trump’s pick Indian American woman to run govt health program

Hate Crime: Indian engineer killed, 2 injured in firing in US

US Embassy condemns killing AMN / US embassy in New Delhi strongly condemned the shooting incident in Kansas resulting in the death of an Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla. In a statement, US Chargé de Affaires MaryKay Carlson said, the US is a nation of immigrants and welcomes people from across the world to visit, work, … Continue reading Hate Crime: Indian engineer killed, 2 injured in firing in US

Indian-origin Doctor shortlisted for NASA space mission

AMN An Indian-origin doctor currently based in Canada has been shortlisted by NASA for its 2018 space mission under the Citizen Science Astronaut (CSA) programme. If everything goes as per plan, 32-year old Dr Shawna Pandya may join the league of Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams. Dr Pandya, who was born in Canada, is a … Continue reading Indian-origin Doctor shortlisted for NASA space mission

Abu Dhabi to set up court for non-Muslims

Abu Dhabi will set up a court for non-Muslims to strengthen the culture of tolerance and acceptance of other communities and ensure access to services for all segments of the society. Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. According to a media report, Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan … Continue reading Abu Dhabi to set up court for non-Muslims

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