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.

279 Indians died in Qatar in 2014

 A total of 279 Indians died in Qatar in 2014, up from 241 deaths in 2013, according to data released by the Indian embassy.

CRPF DG to hold traditional charge of ITBP

India-China border guarding force ITBP will have a temporary chief from the New Year as incumbent Director General Subhas Goswami retires tomorrow.

ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa
ISL: Adrian Mutu denies turning up 'visibly drunk' at Indian embassy seeking visa

Former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu has reportedly denied bizarre reports that he had been denied a visa after arriving to apply for it 'visibly drunk'.

Afghan teams in Subroto Cup football tourney
Afghan teams in Subroto Cup football tourney

The Afghan Under-14 and Under-17 boys and girls teams are presently in India to participate in the ongoing Subroto Cup football tournament.

Indian workers and nurses return from Libya

Another batch of Indian workers and nurses stranded in Libya returned to Delhi safely early Thursday morning.

Indian Embassy asks students to postpone travel to Ukraine

In view of prevailing unrest in eastern Ukraine, the Indian Embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday advised Indian students planning to return for their new academic year in institutions in the areas in that country, to postpone their travel.

Indian man in Bahrain may reunite with family after 25 years

The agony of a 58-year-old Indian man in Bahrain, who has been separated from his family for 25 years owing to a travel ban over an unpaid debt of USD 2750, may end soon.