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Indian man wins top prize in govt-initiated competition for migrant workers

July 06, 2021 1:23 pm

Ganesan Sandhirakasan said he plans to keep half of the prize money for his own use, and donate the other half to a foundation in his hometown in Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu to provide at least 500 meals for the elderly.

National Library to upload books on Indian culture on web

June 23, 2021 4:01 pm

The National Library has decided to commemorate the 75th year of Independence Day celebrations in August this year with all these outreach programmes that will enable it to reach out to citizens through books, newspapers, rare documents, and digital resources.

Indian expats from Saudi, Kuwait stranded in UAE get free accommodation

December 25, 2020 6:32 pm

The expats have taken an indirect route of flying via the United Arab Emirates to Saudi and Kuwait since there were no direct flights from their home countries.

Indian boy in Dubai designs easy solution to hang heavy objects from the wall without drilling holes

October 24, 2020 5:58 pm

KLAPiT uses an alpha steel tape to adhere to the wall and a beta steel tape to hang the object. The neodymium magnet holds the entire assembly together, including the object being mounted.

Indian expat gets over USD 130,000 fine waiver; to return home after 14 yrs

September 26, 2020 4:46 pm

The man, who had come to the UAE in 2006 and was injured in a road accident while travelling in his company vehicle. He said he did some odd jobs to sustain himself and his family back home.

Brazil says it will no longer require visas from Chinese, Indian citizens

October 25, 2019 6:35 pm

Bolsonaro, a far-right politician, came to power at the beginning of the year and has made it a policy to reduce visa requirements from a number of developed countries.

Indian Commonwealth official wins unfair dismissal case in UK

April 28, 2018 3:58 pm

Ram Venuprasad had brought the case against Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland for unfairly disciplining him over leaks of information to the media, which he denied responsibility for.

Indian gets 4 million Singaporean dollars from former employer in Singapore

August 15, 2017 10:35 am

The Court of Appeal said this would have given the mistaken impression that Krishnan was not competent, and did not square with the evidence that he was one of AXA's best financial services directors and it had earlier persuaded him not to resign.

Raja-Mandala: What is the ‘Hindu-German conspiracy’?

October 06, 2015 7:26 am

Neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor Chancellor Angela Merkel may have heard of the “Hindu-German conspiracy”.

Oman are a better side but we will give our best: Sunil Chhetri

June 10, 2015 7:06 pm

Chhetri conceded that Oman are a better side ahead of India's World Cup qualifier on Thursday.


Indian Idol 10: In conversation with Indian Idol 10 winner Salman Ali

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Haryana boy Salman Ali was on Sunday declared the winner of Indian Idol Season 10. In this exclusive video with, 20-year-old Salman opens up about winning the trophy, his struggles and inspiration.

PM Narendra Modi gets Seoul Peace Prize 2018

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Congratulations pour in as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 for his contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics’.

All the winners of Kaun Banega Crorepati and what they are up to now

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Amitabh Bachchan returned with the tenth season of KBC on Sony channel. The reality game show has given us several winners ever since it debuted on Indian television in 2000. Here are all the top winners of KBC and what they are doing today.

Railway Budget 2016 will transform railways: Manoj Sinha

February 25, 2016 6:47 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Before the announcement of Rail budget 2016-17, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said this Rail budget will act as a transforming budget for the Indian Railways. He added that this budget has been prepared keeping in view the needs of common man.

Exiled Tibetans criticise China for deploying missiles

February 19, 2016 8:11 am

Dharamsala, Feb 19 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile on Friday criticised China’s move to deploy surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The recent move by China stoked tensions between China and its Asian neighbours and the US. Tibetan government-in-exile spokesman Tashi Phuntsok said the move shows that China has imperial ambitions. He added that since there are claims and counter claims over South China Sea, which is an important sea route, international conflicts are bound to happen. Meanwhile, another Tibetan parliamentarian-in-exile Yeshi Phungstok said China might have maritime ambition to approach the Indian Ocean.

Minimal use of `scissors` will be focused on: Shyam Benegal

January 09, 2016 10:25 am

Mumbai, Jan 09 (ANI): Director and screenwriter Shyam Benegal on Saturday said that the main attempt is to minimize the use of scissors while certifying films, which means the committee, will need to grade films more carefully. He further said that the committee will have to work on the guidelines as India is a complex and diverse society.