Wednesday, August 22 2018

June 17, 2018

Indian diaspora has an emotional connect with India – Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind

India is the fastest growing economy in the world said President Ram Nath Kovind said in Athens.President asserted to India Diaspora that our country will become a five trillion dollar economy by the year 2025. Mr Kovind was addressing the people of Indian origin settled in Greece.He stated that Indian diaspora has an emotional connect with India and they will continue to make their contribution towards the development of India.Indian President also lauded the role of Indian community as cultural

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June 17, 2018

India organised International Day of Yoga in New York

International Day of Yoga in New York

Consulate General of India organised fourth anniversary of the International Day of Yoga in New York.Yoga lovers gathered at the Governors Island in the backdrop of the iconic Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline to participate in the Yoga Day in New York..’Let Yoga Govern Your Life’ event organised by the Indian Consulate , included meditation and a guided yoga session based on ‘Common Yoga Protocol’ conducted with the help of yoga demonstrators and teachers. People from various backgrounds,

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June 16, 2018

Ten new offices in Indian missions for accelerating export

New Delhi-India will open export promotion offices in 10 missions abroad said Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.Suresh Prabhu said this while reviewing the sectoral export promotion plans prepared by Ministries and Departments in New Delhi.As per an official release,minister said a conference of Heads of Indian missions has been scheduled by the end of this month in which trade promotion measures will be discussed.Prabhu also emphasised that exports are a national priority and an integrated approach is required

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June 15, 2018

US administration reconfirms intent on revoking H-4 rule for spouses of H-1B visa holders

US administration has reconfirmed its intent to revoke the H-4 visa rule on employment authorisation to certain spouses of H-1B visa holders. However US Citizenship and Immigration Services insisted that no decision about H4 visas is final until the rulemaking process is completed.The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign employees. H-1B visa is popular among Indian IT professionals. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders.

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June 15, 2018

European Union film festival to traverse through 11 cities in India

New Delhi-Putting a spotlight on the latest European cinema, the European Union Film Festival will premiere in New Delhi on 18th June at the Siri Fort Auditorium. With a selection of 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States, this years film festival brings some unusual stories for the world cinema enthusiasts. The European Union Film Festival is organized by India partnering with the Delegation of the European Union and embassies of EU Member States in various city film

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June 15, 2018

Incredible India road shows in major cities of USA

The Incredible India road shows will be organised in the major cities of USA including New York & Chicago from 18th to 22nd June 2018 with an aim to project India as a ‘must visit’ tourist destination. The road shows will include Cultural performances also. The USA is one among the top three source countries in the percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals in India. During April 2018, the USA was the second highest source country with 11.21% share of

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June 15, 2018

India and US ready for comprehensive talks on trade & economic issues

India will send an official team within next few days for comprehensive negotiation on all issues concerning trade and economic relationship between the two countries said Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu.Both countries are agreed to hold comprehensive talks to address trade and economic issues and New Delhi and Washington will now work together to expand bilateral trade.The decision in this regard was taken during a series of meetings between Indian minister Minister Suresh Prabhu and US Commerce Secretary Wilbur

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June 12, 2018

British minister assures India for full cooperation in any fugitives matter

New Delhi-Minister of State for Home Mr. Kiren Rijiju said that UK Minister assured India of full cooperation towards bringing to book any body whether it is Vijay Mallya or Nirav Modi who is wanted in India by Indian courts or agencies.This he said after meeting with UK Minister Mr Baroness Williams in New Delhi.Issue of extradition of liquor baron Vijay Mallya is progressing through appropriate legal channels said Mr Williams.Both ministers also discussed on the cooperation in matters of

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June 12, 2018

Yoga at work helps keep the inner self calm – Maneka

New Delhi-Union Minister Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has launched Yoga For 9to5,contest focused on generating awareness regarding benefits of Yoga at workplace for Women. The contest invites self demonstration videos and pictures of yoga asanas being practiced during office hours.The idea is to make people aware at large that effortless Yoga Asanas can help in transforming ones lives especially during a hectic working day. Yoga at work helps keep the inner self calm and also aids in achieving the perfect balance

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June 11, 2018

Indian students in US are more than doubled in the 10 years

United States is the top destination for foreign students worldwide and the number of Indian students in the US has more than doubled in the last 10 years said US consul general Craig Halls in Kolkata. He said that number of Indian students is the second highest next only to China.Currently one lakh eighty six thousand students studying in various institutions and Universities in the United States.Rrise in the number of Indian students in US bring great hope to prosper

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