Kerala nurses awaiting nod to return from Saudi Arabia

Around 50 nurses from Kerala are awaiting a nod from authorities in Saudi Arabia and the Indian embassy to return to India, as they also want issues related to their work experience and certificates to be taken care of.

Special painting dedicated to Narendra Modi's mother presented to PM by Dubai-based Indian painter
Special painting dedicated to Narendra Modi's mother presented to PM by Dubai-based Indian painter

A special painting dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother has been presented to him by a Dubai-based Indian painter.

Bangkok blast: Indian Embassy's helpline number

The Indian Embassy's has issued helpline number in view of the blasts in Thailand.

Indian expats elated over PM Modi's upcoming Dubai speech

The Indian community in the UAE is full of enthusiasm to see, hear and cheer Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he delivers his public address at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday.

Indian medical students in Tianjin safe

Over 400 Indian students studying in different medical colleges here are safe, authorities said today after 50 people were killed and over 500 injured in twin explosions at a chemical warehouse in this Chinese city.

Talks on for securing release of 2 Indian teachers in Libya

India is cautiously optimistic about securing release of two Indian teachers, abducted by Islamic State terror group (ISIS) in war-torn Libya eight days ago.

Indian held in China for alleged terror links reaches Delhi

A 46-year-old Indian national, who was held in China for alleged terror links, arrived here on Saturday.

RK Pachauri permitted to travel to USA for last rites of relative
RK Pachauri permitted to travel to USA for last rites of relative

A Delhi court on Saturday allowed TERI director general RK Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment allegations from a woman employee, to travel to USA to attend last rites of his brother-in-law.

Want US posting? 250-word essay also required: Govt to babus

A write-up of 250 words is one of the pre-requisites for getting a posting as Minister (Economics) at the Indian Embassy in the US.

Yoga Day to be celebrated at National Mall in US on June 21

Washington; The first International Day of Yoga would be celebrated at the historic National Mall here on June 21 featuring yoga demonstrations by experts and Indian dance and music, Indian envoy to the US Arun K Singh has said.

14 stranded Indian sailors leave Bahrain for home

Fourteen Indian soldiers, who were stranded on board an oil tanker off the coast of Bahrain since December last year have finally left for home, media reports said on Tuesday.

Indian Embassy begins series of Yoga events in US

Ahead of the first International Day of Yoga on June 21, the Indian Embassy here has started a series of curtain-raiser events to raise awareness about the ancient Indian practice.

Nepal seeks help, death toll seen rising after devastating quake

Nepal urged countries to send aid to help it cope with the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 1,500 people, a toll predicted to rise as rescuers used their hands to dig for survivors among the rubble on Sunday.

Nepal earthquake: Daughter of Indian embassy employee killed as house collapses

 An Indian embassy employee's daughter died and wife suffered serious injuries when a house in the mission complex in Kathmandu collapsed during the powerful earthquake that struck Nepal.

Nepal earthquake: Helpline numbers

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched round-the-clock helpline numbers to help people affected by the earthquake.

IAF plane airlifts bodies of Indians killed in Nepal accident

A special Indian Air Force aircraft on Thursday airlifted the bodies of the 17 Gujarati pilgrims killed in a bus accident in central Nepal.

Indian Embassy in Yemen shifted to Djibouti

In view of the worsening situation in Yemen's capital Sana'a, India has shifted its embassy to Djibouti, adjoining the war-torn country, after the "successful" conclusion of the process to evacuate its nationals, government informed the Lok Sabha on Monday.

1,900 Indians to be evacuated from Yemen: Oommen Chandy

A total of 1,900 Indians stranded in strife-torn Yemen would be evacuated soon in three aircrafts and two ships, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Friday.

Andhra seeks help to trace mountaineer missing in South America

The Andhra Pradesh government has sought help from Indian embassies in Argentina and Chile to trace ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu missing for last one week.

Indian nationals advised to leave Yemen because of 'fragile security situation'

All All Indian nationals have been advised again to leave Yemen by commercial flights as security situation is fragile there.