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Thursday, February 25, 2021



Newly declassified White House tapes reveal ex-US president Nixon's hatred towards Indians

September 05, 2020 6:36 pm

Gary Bass, professor at Princeton, wrote in an opinion piece 'The Terrible Cost of Presidential Racism' in The New York Times that the content of the tapes reveal how US policy toward South Asia under Richard Nixon was influenced by his hatred of and sexual repulsion toward Indians.

Chinese, Indians constitute 48% of foreign students in US in 2019: Report

August 29, 2020 4:12 pm

Forty-eight per cent or 733,718 of all active SEVIS records hailed from either China (474,497) or India (249,221) in 2019, a slight increase from 47 per cent in calendar year 2018

COVID-19: Indians among worst affected ethnic groups in England

April 23, 2020 12:25 pm

 The government's review is aimed at collating enough data to look into measures that would minimise the risk for these communities.

The right to nap: Indian employees wish to sleep a wink at work

August 22, 2019 1:01 pm

According to a survey conducted by Wakefit, 70 per cent of 1,500 respondents said they do not have a 'nap room' at work and 86 per cent felt having one would boost their productivity. 

Two Indians held in Washington for staying illegally: Officials

July 25, 2018 1:55 pm

Agents determined the other individual illegally crossed into the US from Mexico in May 2011. The investigation revealed he was also in possession of a fraudulent social security card.

Nearly 100 Indians held at two detention centres in US, India establishes contact

June 22, 2018 12:46 pm

Most of these Indians get nabbed at the Mexico border, get processed in Texas and then shipped out to the Pennsylvania detention centre, which is one of the largest of such detention facilities in the US.

Over 30,000 sign petition in support of Indian professionals denied UK visas

May 17, 2018 1:04 pm

An online petition started by the Highly Skilled Migrants group last week on the 38 Degrees campaign website to highlight the Home Office's alleged "abuse" of clause 322(5) attracted 30,800 signatures within days.

What is H-4 visa? Why are spouses of Indian H1-B visa holders worried?

April 26, 2018 2:19 pm

H-4 visa allows work permits for spouses who otherwise could not be employed without waiting for their spouses to receive permanent resident status, a process that can take a decade or longer. The Trump administration is planning to terminate this provision.

75 missing Indian defence personnel in Pakistan's custody: Govt

August 02, 2017 5:38 pm

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said, "Presence of these missing Indians has not been acknowledged so far by Pakistan. As of July 27, there are 417 fishermen in Pakistan's custody and 15 fishermen in Sri Lanka's custody, who are believed to be Indian nationals."

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jafari on abducted Indians

July 23, 2017 4:53 pm

As liberation of Mosul brightened chances of information about the kidnapped Indians, Swaraj, in a meeting with their relatives last week, had said that they might be languishing in a jail in Badush in northwest of Mosul where fighting was going on.


Indians stranded in Libya reach Delhi

August 07, 2014 3:11 pm

An Air India plane on Thursday brought back home about 200 Indians stuck in war-torn Iraq.


What is the Assam NRC and what it means to be left out of it

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

With 40 lakh people being left out of the Assam NRC, there is a huge debate on what their future is. Here's a look at what the Assam NRC is and how the government is addressing the controversies.