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Afghan Nationals Flock To Embassies In Delhi For Visas
Afghan Nationals Flock To Embassies In Delhi For Visas

Some Afghan women were seen crying outside the embassy, they said their relatives are trapped back there and no information is coming to them about their whereabouts.

Afghan Refugee In India Narrates Unspeakable Torture By Taliban On Her & Family

After Taliban took over Kabul last weekend, the entire country of Afghanistan is terror stricken. People of the nation, who have already witnessed the cruelty of Taliban are currently scrambling to save their lives. Speaking to OTV, an Afghan refugee residing in Delhi, Khalida Ibrahim, narrates the horrors that she had lived through 6 years ago while she was working as a translator at the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan.

Indian Embassy In Saudi Arabia To Launch Education Forum To Help Students
Indian Embassy In Saudi Arabia To Launch Education Forum To Help Students

Addressing a community meeting at the International Indian School in Al Jubail, Sayeed said the embassy is working to set up a NEET-UG 2021 examination centre in Saudi Arabia to cater to the academic needs of Indian students.

US Ambassador apologises after Mahatma Gandhi's statue vandalised in US amid George Floyd death protests

New Delhi: US Ambassador Ken Auster apologised to India after Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. was vandalised by miscreants during the ongoing George Floyd protests. “So sorry to see the desecration of the Gandhi statue in Wash, DC. Please accept our sincere apologies. Appalled as well by the horrific death […]

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COVID-19: Over 32,000 Indians In UAE Register To Return Home

Abu Dhabi: More than 32,000 Indians in the UAE, who wish to return home amidst the coronavirus lockdown, have registered with the Indian missions here on day one of the opening of the online registration process, according to a media report. On Wednesday night, the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi announced the details of data […]

Making efforts to disembark Indians from cruise ship after quarantine period ends: Indian Embassy

Tokyo: The Indian Embassy in Japan on Saturday said it is making efforts to disembark all the Indians on board the cruise ship moored off the Japanese coast after the end of the quarantine period as authorities confirmed that 218 people, including three Indians, have been infected with the deadly disease on the ship. A […]

18 Indians Killed In Factory Fire In Sudan: Indian Embassy

Khartoum: At least 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed and over 130 injured in a horrific LPG tanker blast at a ceramic factory in Sudan, the Indian mission said here on Wednesday. Sixteen Indians were missing after the incident that happened at Seela Ceramic Factory in Bahri area in Khartoum, the national capital, […]

Rafi's 'Aye Watan' on Russian cadets' lips go viral

New Delhi: A video of Russian military cadets singing the famous Hindi patriotic song “Aye watan, aye watan, hamko teri kasam teri raahon mein jaan tak loota jaayenge” from the movie ‘Shaheed’, has gone viral on Twitter. Sung by Mohammad Rafi “Aye Watan” was released in 1965. A Twitter user said: “It made my day… […]

India in touch with Gibraltar for release of citizens

New Delhi: India is in close touch with the Gibraltar port authorities for the release of 24 Indians on board the Grace 1 Iranian oil tanker seized in the Strait of Gibraltar by British marines last month. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: “We are pursuing the matter very closely with the Gibraltar […]

Iran frees 9 Indians from seized tanker; 45 still held

New Delhi: Iran has freed nine of the 12 Indian crew members on board a Panama-flagged tanker seized on July 13 in the Strait of Hormuz, even as efforts are on for the release of 45 Indians on board this and two other vessels. The tanker MT Riah was detained along with 12 Indian crew […]

Indian embassy in Tehran working for early release of Indians on seized tanker: Jaishankar

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday said the Indian embassy in Tehran is in “constant contact” with the Iranian authorities for the release and repatriation of 18 Indian crew members on board oil tanker Stena Impero that was seized by Iranian revolutionary guards. In a tweet, responding to concerns raised by Kerala […]

Missing Indian visitor found in Abu Dhabi jail

Abu Dhabi: An Indian visitor presumed missing has been found in a jail in Abu Dhabi for over-staying and will be repatriated, a senior Indian Embassy official said. Wasi Ahmad came to Dubai on a one-month tourist visa on February 9 through an agent in India, the Gulf News reported on Wednesday. The agent promised […]

Indian mission warns UAE jobseekers over visa status

Dubai: The Indian mission in Dubai has warned people jobseekers to check their visa status with the Pravasi Bharatiya Sahayata Kendra (PBSK), folllowing the deportation of 17 Indians who came into the UAE with fake employment visas in 2017. Jobseekers can also verify the status of their visas on the Amer website or the labour department […]

Fake recruitment: Indian Embassy Issues Warning

Doha: The Indian Embassy in Doha has issued a notification warning job seekers to be wary of fake recruiting agents in Qatar, the media reported on Monday. The embassy said in a Twitter post on Sunday: “Please do not trust any recruiting agent who promises you a job in Qatar on a business/visit visa. Please do […]

'We are there,' Sushma assures Indian stranded in Saudi

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday assured all help from the Indian Embassy in Riyadh to a man who talked about committing suicide if he was unable to return to India from Saudi Arabia. “‘Khud kusi’ ki baat nahin sochte. Hum hain na. Hamari Embassy aapki poori madad karegi (Don’t think about […]

UAE to issue equivalency for all Indian degrees

Abu Dhabi: In a huge relief for many expats, the UAE Ministry of Education has agreed to issue equivalency for all Indian degrees that match the set criteria, the Indian embassy here announced on Sunday. Indian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Navdeep Singh Suri said the Ministry has agreed to accept Indian academic and […]

Sushma seeks report on Pakistani girls' abduction

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday sought details from the Indian Embassy in Pakistan following reports of two Hindu teenager girls being abducted on the eve of Holi in Sindh province. “I have asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on this. @IndiainPakistan,” Swaraj tweeted tagging the media report. […]

Blast near Indian Embassy field office in Nepal

Kathmandu: A pressure cooker bomb went off near the Indian Embassy field office in Nepal’s Biratnagar late on Monday damaging the walls of the premises, Nepal Police has said. No one has claimed responsibility. The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu has not made any remarks regarding the blast yet. It is suspected that a splinter group […]

OTV impact: Sushma Swaraj intervenes to repatriate Odias trapped in Saudi Arabia

Indian Embassy in Riyadh is actively working towards the repatriation of Odia labourers trapped in Saudi Arabia

Odia sweets make Oman debut

By Dillip Pradhan Muscat: Women members of the Odia Wing of the Indian Social Club Oman (ISC) organised a traditional and authentic sweet-making event at the ISC Hall recently. Draped in traditional saris, women members of the community had displayed over 32 types of sweets such as Chenapoda, Chenagaja, Rasagola, Chudaghasa, Rasabara, Labanglati, Khaja, Gaja, […]