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Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Sushma Swaraj to hold talks with Iraqi counterpart on 39 abducted Indians

Al-Jaafari's visit from July 24 to July 28 to India comes two weeks after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced liberation of Mosul.

Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Indians vulnerable to rare genetic diseases, says study

Several diseases specific to South Asian populations had been identified in the past, but the genetic causes of the vast majority remained largely mysterious.

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

Laziest people on Earth belong to 'THIS' country - Read to know!

 India ranked 39 among the world's laziest countries, with people taking just 4,297 steps a day.

Indians believed abducted by IS in Iraq may be in Mosul: Kin

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told the families the government had received information that some Indian men were in Mosul, from where the 39 men had gone missing three years ago.

MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

MEA helped over 80,000 Indians stuck in difficult situations abroad: Sushma

The minister said that helping the distressed Indians living abroad and the NRIs has been a top priority of her ministry.

Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

Take this pictorial tour of PM Modi's France visit – from Elysee Palace to Arc de Triomphe

PM Modi also paid his homage at Arc de Triomphe in Paris built in memory of Indians. 

UN denies its observers attacked by Indians in Kashmir

The UN has denied that its observers in Kashmir came under attack from Indian Army in Kashmir, refuting the Pakistani allegations.

40 consulate sub-offices for NRIs soon: Akali leader

"India is going to open 40 new consulate sub-offices in countries where NRIs have settled in large numbers," the Anandpur Sahib MP said in a statement here.

38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

38 Indians detained in UK for visa breach in factory raids

Immigration officers raided MK Clothing Ltd and Fashion Times UK Ltd in Leicester last week and held 38 Indians and one Afghan man.

Now Indians don't have to pay for visas to visit Malaysia

Now Indians don't have to pay for visas to visit Malaysia

Razak said his government would ensure that the online visa application process does not take more than 48 hours.

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has highest bribery rate in Asia Pacific, 69% Indians have to pay bribe: Survey

India has got the dubious distinction of having the highest bribery rate in the Asia Pacific, with a survey showing on Tuesday that more than two-thirds of Indians had to pay 'tea money' or fork out other forms of bribe to get public services.

Over 68 percent Indians don not practice preventive healthcare, says study

Over 68 percent Indians don not practice preventive healthcare, says study

The first survey to understand wellness trends in India revealed that less than a third urban Indians take steps to proactively adopt preventive wellness.

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Phones in India dearer than significant other, says Survey

Sixty per cent of adults surveyed said their partner paid more attention to their own smart device when they were together on a date.

PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

PM to launch 'Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana' for Indians seeking overseas employment

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we will shortly be launching a skill development programme called the `Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana`, which is targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment, Swarup said.

Sushma seeks report from envoy to Qatar on Indians on death row

Sushma seeks report from envoy to Qatar on Indians on death row

"I have asked for a report from Indian Ambassador in Qatar," the Minister said in a tweet.

Indians willing to travel more in search of soulmate, says research

Indians willing to travel more in search of soulmate, says research

According to one survey, 2016 has brought phenomenal change in preference of young singles and most of them are willing to travel to find the perfect match.

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

Indians win most international scholarships for rice, wheat research

India has achieved a milestone of producing the highest number of winners in the Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholarship Programme (MBBISP).

Revealed! Kerala truck driver's son top Islamic State ‘recruiter’, lures Indians to Afghanistan

Revealed! Kerala truck driver's son top Islamic State ‘recruiter’, lures Indians to Afghanistan

Abdullah has reportedly facilitated the travel of 21 Kerala residents, including eight minors, to Afghanistan.

E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India

Use of electronic cigarettes has helped 6.1 million smokers in the European Union to quit smoking, according to a 2014 study that analysed data involving a representative sample of nearly 28,000 Europeans.

Chronic diseases: Over 20% of Indians suffer from cancer, diabetes, heart and respiratory illnesses

As per the World Health Organisation, non-communicable diseases or chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart ailments, respiratory diseases and diabetes, kill 38 million people globally every year.