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Article 50 triggered, Brexit countdown begins

The countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union begins on Wednesday as the UK's ambassador to the economic bloc delivers Theresa May's letter to the European Council in Brussels, announcing the country's intention to initiate a two-year negotiation process

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28/03/2017
Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela File picks

Indian-origin anti-apartheid icon dies

South Africa's revered Indian-origin anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was one of Nelson Mandela's closest aides i ...

28/03/2017
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks while French Deputy Ambassador to the UN Alexis Lamek and British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft listen outside the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York.

India not participating in UN talks on nuclear weapons ban

 India is not participating in the first UN conference in more than 20 years on a global nuclear weapons ban which opened here ...

28/03/2017
European Union on Monday rejected a proposal to give all 18-year-olds free InterRail passes

European Union Derails Idea Of Free Travel For Teens

The European Union on Monday rejected a proposal to give all 18-year-olds free InterRail passes as too expensive, saying it would in ...

27/03/2017
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Swaminarayan new temple project initiated in South Africa

Over 3,000 devotees attended the foundation laying ceremony of a new temple of the BAPS Swaminarayan organisation at North Riding, n ...

23/03/2017
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10 soldiers killed in blast in Egypt

Ten Egyptian soldiers and 15 militants were killed when two bombs exploded during raids on Islamic State terrorists in the country&# ...

22/03/2017
The gurdwara in Essen that was attacked.(AFP)

Gurdwara blast in Germany: Three radicalised teens sentenced

Three radicalised German-born teens were on Tuesday sentenced to up to seven years in juvenile detention for carrying out a “r ...

16/03/2017
Police outside the International Monetary Fund (IMF) offices where an envelope exploded in Paris, France, March 16, 2017

France on alert after school shooting, letter-bomb attack

A shooting has taken place at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse, injuring at least two people. A 17 year-old ...

09/03/2017
The Embassy of India in Cairo, in collaboration with Teamwork Arts, presented ‘Crafts Mela’ as part of the IBN 2017 cultural festival.

India by Nile opens with Crafts Mela

The mega cultural festival 'India by the Nile' got off to a colourful start at the foot of the Pyramids with a Crafts Mela, ...

07/03/2017
security forces inside the building for several hours

Kabul: Gunmen attack military hospital near US Embassy

Gunmen dressed as doctors attacked a military hospital close to the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday and batt ...

04/03/2017
Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar noted that H-1B was a trade and business issue and not an economic issue

H-1B Visa Reform To Be Part Of Immigration Package: US To India

The US has assured India that the H-1B visas issue was not a priority for it and would be part of the larger immigration reforms pac ...