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Indian-Americans protest at Pakistan Consulate in Huston

HUSTON A large number of Indian-Americans held a protest in front of the Pakistan Consulate at Houston. They condemned the terror attack against Indian security forces in Pulwama. The protestors demanded swift action against Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed and its leader Masood Azhar. The Indian community drove from across Texas, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and … Continue reading Indian-Americans protest at Pakistan Consulate in Huston

Govt approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill 2019

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI     The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019, for creating more accountability and offering more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly women by their NRI spouses. Details: The Bill provides for … Continue reading Govt approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill 2019

Govt approves MoU between India and Kuwait on recruitment of domestic workers

  AMN / NEW DELHI Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Kuwait for cooperation on the recruitment of domestic workers. It provides a framework for cooperation on matters related to domestic workers deployed in Kuwait and provides safeguards for them. The MoU is initially valid for a period … Continue reading Govt approves MoU between India and Kuwait on recruitment of domestic workers

3 Indian expats from the UAE win Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

  AMN / VARANASI Three Indian expats from the UAE were among those who were awarded with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award the highest honour conferred on Indian diaspora. President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the award on Girish Pant, Surender Singh Kandhari and Dr Zulekha Daud and other awardees at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas … Continue reading 3 Indian expats from the UAE win Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

Indian expats from all over the world arrive in Varanasi to be part of PBD 2019

300 Indian expats from UAE to participate in the 15th edition of PBD AMN I VARANASI I UP a large number of Indian diaspora from different parts of the world have arrived in Varanasi to join Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 which is going to kick-start today. The first day of PBD will be dedicated to … Continue reading Indian expats from all over the world arrive in Varanasi to be part of PBD 2019

Indian-American takes oath as Fort Bend County Judge in Texas

WEB DESK Indian-American KP George has been sworn in as the Fort Bend County Judge, becoming the first person from the community to hold the office of one of America’s most diverse counties. George, 53, a Democrat and Fort Bend Independent School District Board trustee, defeated Republican Judge Robert Hebert in November polls. In the … Continue reading Indian-American takes oath as Fort Bend County Judge in Texas

UK: Police officer jailed for causing death of Indian-origin shopkeeper

WEB DESK A police officer in United Kingdom, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison by a local court for causing the death of an Indian-origin shopkeeper. Balvinder Singh was driving his vehicle in Wolverhampton when he was hit head-on by a car driven by Staffordshire Police officer Jason Bannister. Singh was rushed to … Continue reading UK: Police officer jailed for causing death of Indian-origin shopkeeper

Foreign workers in Qatar can now leave without prior permission from employers

WEB DESK The long-awaited reform of controversial foreign workers exit visa system came into force in Qatar,today. This was announced on the twitter by Interior Ministry of Qatar in Doha. Under the new law, all but five per cent of a company’s workforce, except those in most senior positions, can leave without prior permission from … Continue reading Foreign workers in Qatar can now leave without prior permission from employers

US: Trump appoints Indian-American Neil as chairman of energy agency

  Agencies/ WASHINGTON / US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appointed Indian-American Neil Chatterjee as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), an agency charged with overseeing America’s power grid and deciding on multibillion-dollar energy projects. Chatterjee, who is FERC Commissioner, would replace Kevin McIntyre as chairman of the prestigious agency. McIntyre resigned on … Continue reading US: Trump appoints Indian-American Neil as chairman of energy agency

Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

  AMN / DUBAI Expats in the UAE will be allowed to stay back in the country for a longer period of time after their retirement. A major shift in the residency policy was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai after a … Continue reading Expats in UAE allowed to stay back after retirement

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POLITICS

Mamata Dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to Compete With Her on Chanting Mantras

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SPORTS

India gears up to face Bangladesh in SAFF women football

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PCB pays over Rs 11 cr as compensation to BCCI after losing case in ICC

  The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid 1.6 million US dollars, equivalent to over eleven crores in ...

Gopi Thonakal qualifies for World Athletics Championships

In marathon, India's Asian champion Gopi Thonakal has qualified for the World Athletics Championships to be he ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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