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Tag: Indians

Online-Dating
1 In 2 Indians Reluctant Of Online Dating

New Delhi: Most Indians feel secure while ordering food online but close of half of those surveyed were afraid of their online activities when it comes to dating, a new report revealed on Wednesday. Notably, three out of four people in India (74 per cent) said they are concerned about today’s cyber risks, yet one […]

Passport
Indian Expats Can Now Give UAE Local Address In Passports

Dubai: Indian expats living in the UAE can now provide their local address abroad to be added in their passports. Siddhartha Kumar Baraily, Consul, Passport and Attestation, at the Indian Consulate in Dubai said the Indian government had decided to allow its overseas citizens to add their local address in their country of residence mainly […]

Australian-Citizenship
Indians Lead In Acquiring Australian Citizenship In 2019-20

Melbourne: More than 38,000 Indians became Australian citizens in 2019-2020, a 60 per cent increase from the previous year and the largest diaspora group to be granted the country’s citizenship. Out of the over 200,000 people who became Australian citizens in 2019-2020, 38,209 were Indians, the highest number on record, followed by 25,011 Britishers, 14,764 […]

Air-India
Govt To Evacuate 15,000 Indians From 12 Countries This Week

New Delhi: Around 15,000 Indian nationals evacuated by the Central government from 12 countries are expected to land in India in the next one week. The evacuation of Indians is part of the relief measures provided to Indian nationals amid a country-wide lockdown which has been imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. Official […]

UAE Indians
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 […]

Iran
COVID-19: 58 Indians brought back from Iran

New Delhi: First batch of 58 stranded Indians, including women and children, were brought back from coronavirus-hit Iran in a C-17 Globemaster military aircraft on Tuesday, officials said. The Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed with the Indians at Hindon air base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on early Tuesday. The evacuated Indians were being assisted […]

Delhi-Air-Pollution
Air Pollution Linked To Poor Bone Health Among Indians

New Delhi:  High level of air pollution may be weakening the bones of Indians, in addition to increasing risk for other health conditions such as lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, warns a study. The study analysed the association between air pollution and bone health in over 3,700 people from 28 villages outside the city of Hyderabad. […]

Mental-Awareness
More Indians prefer physical wellbeing over mental: Survey

New Delhi: A majority of Indians, at 75 per cent, are preoccupied about their physical wellbeing, over mental wellbeing at 62 per cent, a survey by global market reseach agency Ipsos has found. The survey, conducted to coincide with the World Mental Health Day, found 64 per cent Indians believe that is equally important to […]

Blind-Man
2 Indians in UAE Develop App To Help Visually Impaired

Dubai: Two UAE-based Indian nationals developed a smartphone app that can help visually impaired people. The app developed by Nandujit Prathap and Visakh G.S is called Ioptyc. It uses distance sensors and visual recognition technology to assist people with visual impairments, the Khaleej Times reported on Wednesday. The project which has two parts, the smartphone […]

Khandaani
Khandaani Shafakhana Director Opens Up On Sex Talk

Mumbai: Director of the movie “Khandaani Shafakhana”, Shilpi Dasgupta, feels that Indians shy away from openly talking about sex. She says discussing sexual issues openly often helps solve them, and that’s the reason she made “Khandaani Shafakhana”, which depicts the journey of a young girl who inherits her late uncle’s sex clinic in Punjab. “Indians […]

heart-disease
45 million Indians suffer from heart ailments

Chandigarh: Of the estimated 1.30 billion population of India, around 45 million suffer from heart ailments, which gives the country an odd distinction of having the highest number of cardiovascular disease cases in the world, according to a renowned cardiologist. Warning that India may turn into the world capital of coronary artery diseases, H.K. Bali […]

food
This dish is the most preferred breakfast of Indians

New Delhi: Idli is the most ordered food item in Bengaluru, followed by Mumbai and Chennai, finds a study by food delivery app Uber Eats. Idli is often eaten for breakfast along with piping hot sambhar and a variety of chutneys. “Idli has been a top breakfast item that consumers love… It appeals to people […]

whatsapp20
WhatsApp, NASSCOM to impart digital literacy

New Delhi: In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation on Monday came together to impart digital literacy training. As part of the partnership, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation will train nearly 1,00,000 Indians to spot false information and provide tips and tricks to stay safe on WhatsApp. The […]

Rahul-Gandhi
Modi government at war with Indians, imposing suffocating ideology: Rahul

New Delhi: In a blistering attack on the Narendra Modi government, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said it has gone into a war with its own people imposing a single suffocating ideology on 1.3 billion Indians. Delivering the keynote address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018, here, Gandhi lashed out at the Bharatiya […]

Healthy-Life-Tips
Follow These 9 Tips to lead a Healthier Life

Do you lead a happy and healthy life? Do you intake healthy diet? Do you sleep enough and on time every day? A person’s body is his temple and it is must to take care of it. Are you aware of the fact that more than 70% of Americans are either overweight or not healthy? […]

World-Health-Organisation
Over 35% in India low on physical activity: WHO

Geneva: More than 35 per cent of people in India are insufficiently active, increasing their risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and mental health problems, finds a study by the World Health Organization (WHO). The findings, published in journal The Lancet Global Health, demonstrated that nearly 50 per cent women and 25 per cent men […]

Google launches new tools to make Internet work for more Indians

New Delhi: With the aim of helping more users in India leverage the power of the Internet irrespective of their English language proficiency, Google on Tuesday announced several new tools including one to make more content in Indian languages go online. At present, the amount of online content in Indian languages is only one per […]

GY
Six Indians abducted in Afghanistan

  Kabul: Unidentified armed men abducted six Indians and one Afghan employee of an Indian infrastructure company in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province on Sunday, a media report said The incident happened in Bagh-e-Shamal village of the provincial capital Pul-e-Khomre, TOLOnews reported, citing local officials They were abducted while travelling to the area, where the company, KEC, […]

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Shah calling opposition parties animals disrespectful, says Rahul

Bengaluru: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah for likening opposition parties to animals, which is disrespectful to all Indians. “Calling the opposition parties animals exposes Shah’s mentality and reflects the vision of the BJP and its parent organisation RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). It’s disrespectful to all […]

10 Indians still missing after ship sinks off Japan

New Delhi: Ten Indians are still missing after a cargo ship sank off the coast of Japan, the External Affairs Ministry said on Sunday. According to a tweet by External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar, those missing are Captain Nair Rajesh Ramachandran, Second Officer Rahul Kumar, Third Officer Subramaniam Giridhar Kumar, Chief Engineer Rajput Shyam […]

Remittances
Remittances by Indians working overseas up by 68.6%: UN

United Nations: Indians working overseas sent home $62.74 billion last year, an increase of 68.6 per cent in the last decade, according to a UN agency. India received the most overseas remittances last year, a report by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) issued here on Tuesday said. The money sent by Indians overseas […]

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