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‘Ye Biscuit Baantne Wala Kaam Nahi Hai’: V.K. Singh On Compensation For Kin Of Indians Killed In Iraq

Apr 02, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Fazed by repeated media queries pertaining to the ex-gratia, Singh hinted that no announcement will be made today.

As Mortal Remains Of 39 Indian Nationals Killed In Iraq Arrives In Amritsar, Kin Told Not To Open Caskets

Apr 02, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh had left for Iraq yesterday to bring back the mortal remains of the 39 Indians, killed in the war-torn country.


'Don't Know What To Believe Anymore,' Kin Of Indians Killed In Iraq Slam Govt Over 'False Assurance'

Swaraj today told Rajya Sabha that 39 Indians, who went missing in Mosul in Iraq in 2014, have been killed by the dreaded terror outfit Islamic State (IS).

'Fraud' Indian Native Becomes First To Lose US Citizenship Under 'Operation Janus', Faces Deportation

Jan 10, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

This becomes the first case under an Obama-era federal investigation that deals with fraud applicants.


US' New H1-B Visa Rules Will Force Indian Techies To Self-Deport: Report

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

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02 January, 2018

Proposed US Bill On H-1B Visa With 'Onerous Conditions' May Deport Foreigners, Indian Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

The use of visas by Indian IT firms has fallen by 50 per cent in the last two years and that the number now stands below 10,000.


28 December, 2017

Kulbhushan's Family Depressed After What Happened In Pak, Say Relatives

Outlook Web Bureau

Jadhav's mother Avanti and wife Chetna were in Pakistan to meet him, but the meeting took place with them being separated by a glass screen.


27 December, 2017

'Metallic Substance' Found In Jadhav's Wife's Shoes: Reports Pak Media

Outlook Web Bureau

Pakistan rejected as "baseless" India's contentions that Jadhav's wife and mother were harassed and claimed that his wife's shoes were confiscated on security grounds


26 December, 2017

No Humanitarian Gesture, Pak Played A 'Cruel Joke', Jadhav Meeting Just A Drama, Says Sarabjit's Sister

Outlook Web Bureau

"When it was held under such tight security and close relatives are separated by a glass screen, it has little meaning," she said.


16 December, 2017

Trump Administration May Stop Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders From Working In US

Outlook Web Bureau

Since 2015, the spouses of H-1B, or high-skilled, visa holders waiting for green cards have been eligible to work in the US on H-4 dependent visas


30 November, 2017

Sherin Mathews Had A Series Of Broken Bones, Showed Signs Of Abuse, Doctor Testifies Before US Court

Outlook Web Bureau

She was adopted by the Indian-American couple, Wesley and Sini Mathews, from an orphanage in India last year.


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13 November, 2017

ASEAN Summit: Want To Make India A Manufacturing Hub, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

"Large sections of India's population did not have access to banking services. The Jan Dhan Yojana changed that in a matter of months and transformed the lives of millions,"


18 September, 2017

Swaraj Arrives In New York To Attend UN General Assembly Meet

Outlook Web Bureau

Swaraj, was received at the airport by the Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna, and India's permanent Representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin.


30 August, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Indian Student Who Was Rescued In Texas Dies

Outlook Web Bureau

Nikhil Bhatia has succumbed to his injuries while another student continues to be critical...


29 August, 2017

Two Indian Students Rescued From Texas Lake Lake Amid Hurricane Harvey, Critical

Outlook Web Bureau

India's Consul-General in Houston has been monitoring the two students' medical needs and the situation closely.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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