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Where are the missing Indians in Mosul? Iraqi Minister flip-flops (Third Lead)
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) In a flip-flop, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said here on Monday that the 39 Indians missing in the city of Mosul since 2014 are considered alive, after having said earlier in the day his government was not 100 per cent sure about this.

Monday, July 24, 2017 11:16:04 PM

Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Families of 39 Indians, mostly from Punjab, who went missing in Iraq's Mosul town three years ago are still keeping their fingers crossed even after Iraqi Foreign Minister on Monday said that he was not sure if the missing Indians were alive or not.

Monday, July 24, 2017 8:08:04 PM

Sushma assures help to ailing Indian in France
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, known for using Twitter extensively to aid distressed Indians abroad, on Monday assured help to an Indian national hospitalised in France with blood infection.

Monday, July 24, 2017 7:42:04 PM

Iraqi Minister arrives on India visit, talks to focus on missing Indians
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Search for the 39 missing Indian labourers who were kidnapped in Mosul three years ago is expected to gather momentum with the visit of Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who arrives here on Monday on a five-day visit.

Sunday, July 23, 2017 5:42:04 PM

Canada says no threat to Amarinder, closes investigation (IANS Exclusive)
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Citing non-availability of "sufficient evidence", the Canadian government has told India that there is no threat to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and has concluded its investigation into the matter.

Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:18:04 PM

Amarinder wants Canada to rein in radical Sikh elements
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday stressed the need for Canada to rein in the radical elements trying to use its soil to spread strife and divisiveness in India.

Friday, July 21, 2017 10:34:04 PM

SC seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought to know from the Central government the time it would require for bringing a bill amending the Representation of People Act to allowing NRIs vote from their overseas locations.

Friday, July 21, 2017 5:32:04 PM

Cabinet approves revision of Indian Community Welfare Fund guidelines
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved revision of the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) guidelines, to expand scope of welfare measures that can be extended through the fund to overseas Indian nationals in times of distress and emergency.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 11:40:04 PM

SC asks Centre to decide on statutory regime for NRI voting
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central government to take a call whether it wanted to amend the Representation of People Act or its Rules to decide on the modalities of NRI voting in elections from their overseas locations.

Friday, July 14, 2017 10:42:04 PM

IIT Kharagpur alumnus donates company's stock to foundation
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Ajit Jain, a Kharagpur Indian Institute of Technology alumnus and President of Berkshire Hathaway Insurance group, has donated stocks of the company to IITKGP USA Foundation for his alma mater, the institute said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 11:12:04 PM

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