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Kidney disease sufferers doubled in India in 15 years

The number of Indians suffering from chronic kidney ailments has doubled in the past 15 years, and at present 17 in every hundred citizens suffer from some form of kidney disease, health experts have said.

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs

Only 0.08 per cent of Indians donate their organs to the needy as compared to 70-80 per cent of Spaniards and Belgians, health experts said on Saturday.

Gen VK Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Gen VK Singh to visit Saudi Arabia to assess food crisis faced by Indians

Singh will travel to the Gulf nation in the next few days and it is aimed at resolving the crisis, sources said.

Indians almost starving in Saudi are over 10,000, not 800: Sushma Swaraj

Indians almost starving in Saudi are over 10,000, not 800: Sushma Swaraj

In a humanitarian crisis, over 10,000 Indian workers in Saudi Arabia are facing severe food shortage due to financial hardship after losing their jobs and the government has ordered its mission in the Gulf nation to provide food to them besides other assistance.

10,000 Indians facing food crisis in UAE, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj steps in for help

10,000 Indians facing food crisis in UAE, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj steps in for help

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia has been directed to serve food to them and that she was monitoring the situation on an hourly basis.

PM Modi pays tribute to Chandra Shekhar Azad, Bal Gangadhar Tilak on birth anniversaries

PM Modi pays tribute to Chandra Shekhar Azad, Bal Gangadhar Tilak on birth anniversaries

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to freedom fighters Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversaries.

This tourist handbook will come in handy for Indians travelling to Russia

This tourist handbook will come in handy for Indians travelling to Russia

Keen on upping tourists’ footfalls to Russia, a specially published do's and dont's handbook has attempted to decode such socio-cultural mysteries for Indians travelling to Russia.

Two abducted Indians released in Nigeria

Two Indians, abducted last month from Benue state of Nigeria, were released on Saturday, the External Affairs Ministry said here.

Indians go 'GAGA' over recently launched ‘Pokemon GO’- Watch video

Indians go 'GAGA' over recently launched ‘Pokemon GO’- Watch video

Although, this addictive game has not yet been launched in India, but people here in the country are already going 'gaga' over it.

Over 146 Indians evacuated from South Sudan

Over 146 Indians evacuated from South Sudan

According to the ministry, there are around 600 Indians in South Sudan, of them 450 are in Juba and nearly 150 are outside the capital.

India planning evacuation of nationals from South Sudan, tweets Sushma Swaraj

India planning evacuation of nationals from South Sudan, tweets Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday indicated that India was planning to evacuate its nationals from the African nation of South Sudan, where fighting has erupted again between forces loyal to the country's president and vice president.

Nowadays, most Indian travellers use social media apps during holidays: Study

Nowadays, most Indian travellers use social media apps during holidays: Study

Earlier, holidaying meant spending quality time with your family and friends and phones weren't used much.

Making all efforts for release of abducted Indians in Nigeria: Swaraj

Making all efforts for release of abducted Indians in Nigeria: Swaraj

Swaraj said all efforts were being made to secure the release of the two Indians abducted in Nigeria.

No Indians in Dhaka restaurant hostage crisis, confirms MEA

No Indians in Dhaka restaurant hostage crisis, confirms MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that there are no Indians among those held hostage by gunmen in a restaurant in Dhaka.

New survey lists out excuses Indians give to delay marriage – Check out

New survey lists out excuses Indians give to delay marriage – Check out

BharatMatrimony, India's leading provider of online matchmaking services, posed 10 thoughtful questions to young girls and boys on 'excuses not to marry'.

'Over 400 Indians lodged in Pakistani jails till July 2015'

Over 400 Indians, of whom 355 are fishermen and five women, are lodged in Pakistani jails, according to a new list released on Thursday in the public domain.

Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Do you know what is the science behind touching feet? Watch now

Indians have a rich culture and tradition to boast about. We have often seen young kids touching the feet of elderly. It is feeling of respect and gratitude that we express while touching their feet. But do you know that actually there is a science behind it?

ISIS man recruited, sent Indians to Syria, Iraq: NIA to Court

ISIS man recruited, sent Indians to Syria, Iraq: NIA to Court

NIA has claimed that several incriminating documents and articles like laptop, mobile phones, pen drives and DVDs have been recovered from the possession from the accused.

Sushma Swaraj sensitises people towards African citizens, appeals to greet them with 'India loves you'

Sushma Swaraj sensitises people towards African citizens, appeals to greet them with 'India loves you'

In an effort to sensitise people towards African citizen against the alleged 'racial' attacks on them, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday asked fellow Indians to be nice to the community.

Wow! Indian professionals 'most confident' globally, says a survey

Wow! Indian professionals 'most confident' globally, says a survey

The results show that the confidence level among Indians is 55 percent as compared to professionals globally which is 35 percent.