New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Oman Feb 17-18 on her first bilateral visit to the key Gulf country, returning the visit of her Omani counterpart, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, who had been among the first top foreign dignitaries to establish contact with the Narendra Modi government after it came to power last May.
Monday, February 16, 2015 9:42:11 PM
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) She comes from a family of chefs and co-owns Southall-based Brilliant Restaurant that specialises in Punjabi cooking with a Kenyan twist. Dipna Anand, a London-based Indian chef, says the city has welcomed Indian curries with open arms.
Sunday, February 15, 2015 12:26:07 PM
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Reacting strongly to reports of excessive force used by police in the US state of Alabama against an Indian that left him partially paralysed, the external affairs ministry Thursday said it was providing all consular assistance to the victim.
Thursday, February 12, 2015 7:22:17 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India shares a symbiotic relationship with its 25 million diaspora spread across the world and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has welcomed entrepreneurs, investors and professionals from the diaspora to take part in the India growth story, said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 2:16:19 PM
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian American author Akhil Sharma's "Family Life" has been shortlisted for the Folio Prize, a popular English language book award, its publisher said Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:54:03 PM
Panaji, Feb 8 (IANS) The tide has turned so much so that today a growing number of Catholic priests from India travel to, stay on and settle in the United States to minister to the needs of the faithful there.
Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:40:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Helping upgrade a much-needed mortuary, sending a Ramlila troupe to exchange ideas with the local troupes there or providing expertise in renewable energy - India is actively engaging with its large diaspora in the small and distant countries of Suriname and Guyana in meaningful ways.
Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:18:03 PM
Chandigarh, Feb 2 (IANS) Having made his millions in the Canadian real estate market, Canada's first Sikh billionaire, Bob Dhillon, feels India's real estate market has a lot of potential if the government makes the right moves.
Monday, February 02, 2015 1:16:12 PM
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine named for India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan, Sunday.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 11:38:03 PM
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seventeen people from other countries, including a few of Indian origin, are among 104 people chosen for the Padma awards.
Sunday, January 25, 2015 10:58:04 PM
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