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Iraq situation to be debated in Parliament next week

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 22:57

The Iraq situation with specific reference to Indians stranded there will be discussed in Parliament next week, with the Rajya Sabha taking it up on Monday.

Swaraj discusses situation in Libya, return of Indians

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:32

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today chaired a high-level meeting on the situation in Libya during it was decided to send a Joint Secretary-level officer to facilitate the return of Indians from the strife-torn country.

100 Indians committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 22:54

Around 100 Indians have committed suicide in the UAE every year since 2011, India`s ambassador said, calling on the expatriate community to help people in distress.

Indian survivors recount horror of living in Gaza

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:13

For 35-year-old Lucknow native Abdul Rehman, his Ramzan fasts in Gaza were not broken by the call of the muezzin but with the deafening noise of bomb explosions.

Iraq crisis: Three new helplines set up

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 14:50

In a bid to enable quicker access, the government Friday set-up three new telephone lines in the Ministry of External Affairs` round-the-clock control room to provide information to families of Indians stranded in violence-hit areas of Iraq.

Arvind Kejriwal meets families of Indians stranded in Iraq

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 00:18

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal and four party parliamentarians Tuesday met the families of Indians stranded in strife-torn Iraq.

Two Indians found dead in Oman

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:24

Two Indians were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Oman, a media report said Tuesday.

`Working day and night` to rescue Sikh hostages in Iraq: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:02

The Centre is "working day and night" to ensure the release of the 39 Sikhs who are being held hostage in Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Over 180 Indians return from Iraq, 39 still in captivity

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:34

More than 180 Indians returned early on Monday from Basrah on a special flight of Iraqi Airways, taking the number of people who have come back from conflict-hit Iraq to over 3,500.

Indians among the top three spenders in Singapore

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:25

Indians were among the top three spenders in Singapore during their visit here in the first quarter of this year, Singapore Tourism Board said today.

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:57

Over 3,500 Indians have been evacuated from conflict-hit Iraq in the last one month even as nearly 50 Indian nationals still remain in the conflict zones of the war-torn country including 39 construction workers who are in captivity in Mosul.

Thirty-six Indian nationals reach Kerala from Iraq

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:42

Another batch of 36 Indians, including 21 nurses, arrived here early on Friday from strife-torn Iraq, officials said.