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Online registration to be compulsory for Indians coming on employment visa

Online registration to be compulsory for Indians coming on employment visa

Indian citizens holding Non-Emigration Check Required (non-ECR or ECNR) passports will now to have to mandatorily register themselves online before travelling to 18 countries ...

New on-arrival visa rules for Indians from Nov 11

New on-arrival visa rules for Indians from Nov 11

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has updated rules for Indian citizens looking to avail of Qatar's visa-free entry facility, introducing a set of new conditions.

As petrol prices soar, Indians look for ways to ease pain

As petrol prices soar, Indians look for ways to ease pain

Protests against high petrol and diesel prices paralysed many parts of India earlier this month, shutting businesses, government offices and schools.

India pays tribute to popular former premier Vajpayee

India pays tribute to popular former premier Vajpayee

Thousands of Indians paid their respects to late premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee amid full state honours in New Delhi on Friday.

Indian population in Qatar touches 691,000

Indian population in Qatar touches 691,000

Indian ambassador P Kumaran also thanked the government of Qatar for the great support extended to the community.

Remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq flown home

Remains of 38 Indians killed in Iraq flown home

The bodies were identified via DNA samples by Iraqi authorities, said Junior External Affairs Minister VK Singh, who accompanied the remains.

Two Indian expatriates die while crossing road

Two Indian expatriates die while crossing road

Two Indian expatriates were fatally run over by a vehicle while crossing a road at Doha Industrial Area.

Indians more amused than outraged by Chinese '7 Sins' video

Indians more amused than outraged by Chinese '7 Sins' video

Indians have been more amused than outraged by an agitprop video released by a Chinese state news agency that accuses India of perpetrating "Seven Sins" in a two-month-old frontier standoff.

Indians celebrate I-Day with patriotic fervour

Indians celebrate I-Day with patriotic fervour

"The country has come a long way since independence. We are working hard to overcome many of the forces such as intolerance, extremism, casteism and so on"

112 Indians have died in Qatar so far this year

112 Indians have died in Qatar so far this year

The Indian embassy has reported that 112 of its nationals have died so far in Qatar this year. This was informed at the monthly community house to address urgent consular and labour issues ...

Uttar Pradesh votes in big test for Indian PM

Uttar Pradesh votes in big test for Indian PM

Indians voted on Wednesday in the second round of a state election that is the biggest test of support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as controversy raged over the illegal publication of an exit poll.

Indians disclose $10bn in hidden wealth

Indians disclose $10bn in hidden wealth

Indians have declared almost $10bn in hidden wealth under a government amnesty on tax evasion, as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's moves to crack down on huge piles of black money.