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UAE to open three new consular offices in India soon

AMN United Arab Emirates will open three new consular offices in India soon. UAE Ambassador to India said that the new offices will be located in Chandigarh, Chennai and Hyderabad. At present there are three consular offices which are functioning in Mumbai, New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram. Opening of three new consular offices will take the … Continue reading UAE to open three new consular offices in India soon

Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US

New Delhi External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked the Indian Embassy in the US for a report on the alleged beating of a Sikh boy in the Washington State. Sushma Swaraj ✔@SushmaSwaraj I have seen news reports about the beating of a Sikh boy in US. I have asked @IndianEmbassyUS to send me a … Continue reading Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US

Saudi Arabia to issue one year work visas to foreigners

AMN Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Labour has announced that it will reduce the duration of work visas issued to foreign employees of private sector firms to one year. The Saudi Gazette newspaper said that under the changed law, employees will now only be issued work visas with a validity of one year from a previous … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to issue one year work visas to foreigners

Observations of an expat

Tariq A. Al-Maeena Expatriates have often been maligned unfairly in the press as money-hungry people who just come here to fill their pockets and then flee the country once they have had their pockets filled with no regard or concern for the welfare of their host country or its citizens. Over the years, some in … Continue reading Observations of an expat

Sushma expresses concern over missing of 3-year-old Indian girl in Texas

AMN External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today expressed concern over missing of a three-year-old Indian girl in Texas in the Uniter States. According to reports, Sherin Mathews went missing after her father made her stand outside their house for not finishing her milk on Saturday. In a tweet, Mrs Swaraj said she is deeply concerned … Continue reading Sushma expresses concern over missing of 3-year-old Indian girl in Texas

NRI deposits nosedive due to oil price tremors in Gulf: Assocham

New Delhi With fading away of the glorious years for the oil-rich countries in the Gulf following the crude prices battling to inch up, the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) net deposits inflows have seen a huge drop of 98 per cent in the first five months of current financial year over the same period of 2016-17, … Continue reading NRI deposits nosedive due to oil price tremors in Gulf: Assocham

Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh voted leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party

A 38-year-old Sikh lawyer was today elected the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party, becoming the first member of a minority community to lead a major political party in the country. Jagmeet Singh, the Ontario provincial lawmaker, was elected on the first ballot to lead the party into the 2019 election against Prime Minister Justin … Continue reading Sikh lawyer Jagmeet Singh voted leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party

‘Kuwaiti Emir commutes death sentence of 15 Indians’

AMN Emir of Kuwaitr commuted death sentence of 15 Indians to life term, informed External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj In a series of tweets, Mrs Swaraj said, Emir has also directed that the sentences of 119 Indian nationals be reduced. She thanked the Emir of Kuwait for his kind gesture and said the Indian Embassy … Continue reading ‘Kuwaiti Emir commutes death sentence of 15 Indians’

110 Indian & Indian-origin people evacuated from Hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten

110 Indian and Indian-origin people have been evacuated from Hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao. In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, a special flight chartered by the Indian government brought the 110 people to Curacao from Sint Maarten. Sint Maarten, that is jointly administered by … Continue reading 110 Indian & Indian-origin people evacuated from Hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten

Indian-American lawmakers denounce Trump for scrapping DACA programme

WEB DESK Indian-American lawmakers have criticised US President Donald Trump for scrapping an amnesty programme that granted work permits to immigrants who arrived in the country illegally as children. Describing Trump’s action as a cruel and inhuman, five-Indian American lawmakers in separate statements announced that they will fight the US president’s decision. Democratic Senator, Kamala … Continue reading Indian-American lawmakers denounce Trump for scrapping DACA programme

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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...