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People of Indian Origin

Indian child abandoned 40 years ago is now a Swiss parliamentarian

His biological mother Anasuiya could never have imagined that Niklaus-Samuel Gugger, whom she abandoned in a hospital 48 years ago just after his birth, would be the first Indian to be elected to the Swiss parliament.

Jan 18, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

'Government concerned about football's decline in country'

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Indian government is concerned at the "dismal" condition of the game of football in the country and is making "persistent efforts" to promote it.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Two schemes for overseas Indians to be merged: Govt

India is working on a new scheme that will merge the People of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes, an official statement said Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 10:45 AM IST