Dubai (IANS), July 23 (IANS) In a major relief to thousands of students in Indian curriculum schools in the United Arab Emirates, and their parents, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), the qualifying test for entry into medical colleges across India, will now be held in Dubai for the first time.
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) A record number of 40,000 immigrant families will be allowed to sponsor their parents and grandparents to bring them to Canada in 2021.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) Billionaire Non-Resident Keralite businessman M.A. Yusuf Ali has announced that he would settle the dues of a woman who was evicted by the Greater Cochin Development Corporation (GCDA) from her shop at Kochi for non-payment of rent.
New Delhi, July 18 (IANSlife) A star-studded tribute in memory of late English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse is slated to livestream on July 23 that will assemble a line-up of both established and rising artists to pay homage to the Grammy-winning music legend on the 10th anniversary of her passing.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Following the grand Richard Branson show where he carried Andhra Pradesh-born Sirisha Bandla and fellow space travellers on his shoulders after successfully flying to the edge of space, it is time for Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos to applaud Sanjal Gavande, one of the key engineers who designed the New Shephard rocket set to take Bezos and the crew to space on July 20.
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Most MasterChef Australia winners go on to sign up book deals and TV shows, and open restaurants. Justin Narayan, the Fijian-Indian Season 13 topper, is not only doing all this, but he plans to cook and work for the Mumbai-based NGO, Vision Rescue.
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) PMK leader and former Union Minister, Dr Anbumani Ramadoss has called upon the Central government to immediately intervene in the widespread attacks on Tamils in particular and Indians in general in South Africa after the arrest of former President, Jacob Zuma.
Durban, July 16 (IANS) Indian-origin residents in South Africa have organised armed groups to defend their families and businesses following the ongoing black mob violence in the country since July 7.
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has granted Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and her husband and Pakistan cricket star Shoaib Malik the much-coveted 10-year UAE Golden Visa.
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) An Indian citizen, who purchased his ticket online from Thane, won the $1 million first prize in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw.
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) When Sarah Todd, fashion model-turned-restaurateur, made 'aloo-gobhi' on the sets of MasterChef Australia in 2014, it made headlines because Indian food was then still a novelty Down Under.
San Francisco, July 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh-born Sirisha Bandla on Sunday touched the edge of space with three others, including Virgin Galactic's billionaire CEO Richard Branson.
Amaravati, July 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy have hailed Indian American Sirisha Bandla's space flight.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) Sohan Roy, a Keralite marine professional based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will on Monday receive the prestigious Better World Fund Unity Award which spreads the message of responsible mining across the globe.
New York, July 11 (IANS) Sirisha Bandla vaulted into space on Sunday on board VSS Unity 22 becoming the fourth astronaut of Indian descent.
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) A Punjabi trucker has been arrested in Canada for smuggling about 112.5 kg of cocaine into the country from the US.
New York, July 9 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's administration has announced it is cancelling a proposal by his predecessor Donald Trump to limit student visas to a four-year term for scholars from India and most other countries.
Dubai, July 8 (IANS) A huge explosion has rocked Dubai's Jebel Ali Port just before the midnight on Wednesday, resulting in a large cloud of flame and causing a shock wave that rattled windows of buildings several kilometres away.
New Delhi, July 7: The Sikh community in Singapore is all praise for the local government after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attended the inauguration ceremony of the newly renovated Gurdwara Sahib Silat Road, one of the most popular gurdwaras in the country.
Dubai, July 7 (IANS) The imposing double-storied Gurunanak Darbar gurdwara, the first building as soon as one enters what is now known as the Religious City of Dubai, wears a forlorn look on a Wednesday morning.
New Delhi, July 5: New Delhi must channelise the large Indian diaspora in Africa to recast its ties with the continent amid a belligerent China, which has not only increased its grip over the continent for commercial reasons but has also expanded its activities in the Indian Ocean with an aim to becoming a maritime power.
New York, July 4 (IANS) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has donated medical equipment through the Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) to help India fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dubai, July 4 (IANS) Each year, thousands of people from the Indian subcontinent head over to Dubai in search of better opportunities and lifestyle. Some lucky ones, like Renjith Somarajan and his friends, actually do strike gold in the 'City of Gold'.
New York, July 3 (IANS) Nearly 95 per cent of people with cancer developed a good immune response to the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines three to four weeks after receiving their second dose, finds a new study co-authored by Indian-origin researchers.
Dubai, July 2 (IANS) UAE authorities have prohibited Emiratis from travelling to 14 countries, including India, amidst fears of the highly infectious Delta coronavirus variant.