Caught in the COVID-19 Confusion

With no flights to return home; workers are stranded in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Rahul Padman April 13, 2020 Amid the world-wide spread of COVID-19, the Indian expatriate community in the Middle Eastern countries is facing problems.  With jobs lost, due to shutting down of businesses in the lockdown, the deserted workers are unable […]

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Indian students-stranded away from home

As the COVID-19 situation is worsening across the globe, stranded Indian students in the United Kingdom are finding it hard to survive amid the crisis. By Nihan Parveen Bengaluru: With the imposition of a 21-day lockdown in India, till April 14, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and amidst the growing number of coronavirus positive cases […]

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After IT jobs, it’s nose jobs for expats in city

What brings expats to the Silicon Valley of India? Not IT jobs. This time, Bangalore has seen a  rise in expats from Iran and Arab for Rhinoplasty surgeries, due to which the cosmetology industry witnessed a dramatic growth in the city. Bangalore, April 12, 2018: Bangalore witnessed a 30 per cent increase in the inflow of […]

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Uncertainty hovers around the return of the bodies of 39 Indians from Iraq

Minister of State- External Affairs, Dr. V.K.Singh had earlier stated that it will take eight to ten days for the bodies to return. Bangalore, March 22, 2018: Uncertainty over the return of the bodies of the 39 Indians, who were found dead in Iraq’s Mosul, continues to persist as families allege that they have received no […]

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Bangladeshi and Lankan-bound travelling disrupted

By Sanjana Udiaver and Radhika Sarkar Direct flights between Kathmandu and Bangladesh have been cancelled. Travel agencies selling tours to Sri Lanka have suffered losses. The US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu yesterday and the state of emergency in parts of Sri Lanka have disrupted scores of people’s travel plans. Flights from India have been delayed […]

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New guidelines put Tibetans in trouble

After the enforcement of new guidelines, only 100 Tibetans out of the total population of 1, 27,935 have applied for the passport. Bangalore, February 1, 2018:  The new guidelines set for Tibetans seeking an Indian passport have caused a decline in the number of Tibetans applying for it, says Central Tibetan Authority. The new guidelines […]

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State has the highest number of most foreign students in the country

Karnataka has the highest number of foreign students enrolled in higher educational institutions, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra. Karnataka recorded the highest number of foreign students enrolled in higher educational institutions in the country.Karnataka has 14, 398 students in campuses across the states followed by Tamil Nadu, which is a distant second with 5, […]

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Iranian protests not for bread alone

The Islamic Republic of Iran, starting December 28, 2017, witnessed massive, anti-government protests over growing economic economies woes during the end of 2017. Iranians believe these protests are a bigger call for democracy in the country. Bangalore, January 23, 2018: Iran welcomed the new year with rare, anti-government protests that took place across the country […]

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