33 Indians die during Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

Thirty-three Indians have died of illness or old-age ailments during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia this year, a media report said Saturday.

PM Modi's US visit builds on peoples' positive feelings: Survey

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first trip to the US comes at a time when people of both countries continue to see each other in a largely positive light, according to a US think tank.

Tragedy strikes Indian family in Oman

 An Indian man and his daughter were today killed in a road accident in Oman, while the man's wife was later found dead in an apartment, a media report said.

Are you Chinese? Xi Jingping's wife asks Northeast students
Are you Chinese? Xi Jingping's wife asks Northeast students

China's First Lady Peng Liyuan on Thursday mistook a group of students from the northeast as Chinese only to be told by them that they were Indians.

Indians-dominated Vatican cricket team ready for England tour
Indians-dominated Vatican cricket team ready for England tour

Vatican's first-ever cricket team, dominated by Indians, has been blessed by Pope Francis, days ahead of facing a formidable Church of England XI during their maiden foreign tour.

2,20,000 Indians granted Saudi visa in one month

Over 2,20,000 Indians, mostly domestic helpers and labourers, have been granted visas by Saudi Arabia in one month, officials said.

More Indians visit Pashupatinath Temple after Modi's visit

 The number of Indian devotees visiting Pashupatinath Temple here for special pooja has gone up after Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the 5th-century shrine during his visit to Nepal earlier this month, temple authorities have said.

India takes up with Kuwait issue of arrest of its nationals

 India has taken up with Kuwait the matter of arrest of nearly two dozens of its nationals there after an incident of a brawl with people of a different country and has asked the Indians to abide by the local law.

No exaggeration in calling an Indian living abroad a 'Hindu': Union Minister

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra Friday said there is no exaggeration if a person living in "Hindustan" is referred to as a "Hindu" abroad.

79 Indians return from Liberia, screened for Ebola

Seventy-nine Indian nationals, who have been brought back from Ebola-hit Liberia, were Tuesday screened for the deadly virus after their arrival at the airports here. All of them were found healthy.

88 Indians return from Liberia, screened for Ebola

Eighty eight Indian nationals, who have been brought back from Ebola-hit Liberia, were Tuesday screened for the deadly virus after their arrival at the airports here and one was put in isolation, officials said.

Two Indians to feature at Tatarstan ethnic festival

Two Indian artists will feature at the sixth edition of Tatarstan`s Krutushka ethnic festival that began in the village of the same name and will showcase the culture of different parts of Russia and the world.

Two Indians plead guilty to massive health care fraud in US

Vipin Kumar Patel, 30, and Jigar Patel, 27, face a maximum sentence of five years of imprisonment for making a false statement in a health care matter, the US Justice Department said.

216 more Indians return from Libya

Another batch of 216 Indians returned from Libya via Djerba on Tuesday, taking the total number of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn country to 2,750.

Uddhav Thackeray defends RSS chief Bhagwat over Hindu remarks

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Thursday defended the controversial statement of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat about every citizen of India being a Hindu, and said his father, the late Bal Thackeray, held similar views.

39 Indians abducted in Iraq still in captivity

The 39 Indian workers held hostage by Islamic State jihadists in Mosul in Iraq since the past two months "remain in custody", the government said Wednesday.

13 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia to return soon

Thirteen Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia after being duped by an Indian job agent are set to leave the country with their Saudi agent agreeing to pay for their return journey.

270 Indians evacuated from Libya amid unrest

As many as 270 Indians were today evacuated from trouble-torn Libya`s Benghazi city where extremists have tightened their grip after weeks of wide-spread violence.

Another Air India flight to leave for Tunisia to bring back Indians

Another special Air India flight will leave tomorrow for Djerba in Tunisia to bring back 216 Indian nationals, who have crossed over there from strife-torn Libya.

Forty crore Indians still live without electricity

Over 40 crore people living in eight crore households have not got electricity and the government is making all efforts to give them power connection as early as possible, Lok Sabha was told Thursday.