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Sushma Swaraj to visit Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As India marks 25 years of its partnership with Asean and in keeping with its Act East Policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore from January 4-8, it was announced on Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 4:26:05 PM

Disillusioned with Middle-East, Kerala diaspora heads back home
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Traditionally, remittances from the Middle East have been the mainstay of Kerala's economy, but with more and more of the state's diaspora bidding goodbye to the Gulf countries, things are going to change, once and for all.

Friday, December 29, 2017 7:00:04 PM

AI shouldn't be used to replace human intelligence: Indo-Canadian whiz kid
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) should not be used to replace human intelligence, instead it should be used to amplify and augment their intelligence, says Indo-Canadian teen prodigy Tanmay Bakshi, known as the world's youngest IBM Watson programmer.

Friday, December 22, 2017 9:14:04 PM

India to hold conference of parliamentarians of Indian origin
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In yet another instance of the government giving priority to engaging with the Indian diaspora, India will host a conference of members of parliaments in other countries who are of Indian origin next year, a senior official said here on Friday.

Friday, December 22, 2017 7:16:05 PM

British envoy draws attention to plastic pollution in oceans
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Juxtaposing the naturalness of silk with the artificiality of plastic, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith on Saturday drew attention to the health of rivers and plastic pollution in the oceans.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 8:48:05 PM

Britain's Swindon, hub of expat Goans 'highly polluted', says Parrikar
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Britain is the most polluted country in Europe and its Swindon town, which has a sizeable population of Goan expats, is also "highly polluted", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday.

Friday, December 15, 2017 8:04:05 PM

Indian consulate probing missing Goan sailor
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) An official at the Indian consulate in San Francisco has been appointed to oversee the probe into the disappearance of Symron Almeida from Goa who went missing from a cruise ship, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:38:03 PM

British Columbia, Punjab assemblies keen on partnership pact
Chandigarh, Dec 12 (IANS) Raj Chouhan, Deputy Speaker of Canada's British Columbia Legislative Assembly, on Tuesday called upon Punjab Speaker Rana K.P. Singh here and discussed the possibility of establishing a partnership agreement between the two assemblies.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:56:04 PM

Indians get more British work visas than others
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Stating that there has been a sharp increase in the number of British visas issued to Indians, the British High Commission said on Tuesday that Indians get more work visas than all other nationalities combined.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 4:26:05 PM

Genetic test to find ancestry of South Asian ethnic groups
Bengaluru, Dec 8 (IANS) Aim to trace one's ancestry and to find similarities between ethnic groups from India and other South Asian countries, Chennai-based genomics firm Xcode Life on Friday unveiled its "South Asian and Indian Ancestry Genetic Test" here.

Friday, December 08, 2017 3:52:04 PM

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