Indian students’ detention in US: Missions in touch with authorities

NEW DELHI Feb 2: The government is according top priority to the case of Indian students in the US facing detention under an alleged immigration fraud and is in touch with the Indian Embassy in Washington and other consulates, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday. Continue reading “Indian students’ detention in US: Missions in touch with authorities”

Eight Indians arrested for helping foreigners stay illegally in US as students

Washington Feb 1: US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested eight persons all of whom are either Indian nationals or Indian Americans on charges of fraudulently facilitating hundreds of immigrants to illegally remain in the US as students. Continue reading “Eight Indians arrested for helping foreigners stay illegally in US as students”

UK universities recruit more Indian academics, number reaches 5600 in 2017-18

LONDON Jan 31: The number of Indian students coming to British higher education institutions showed a minor rise in 2017-18, but the recruitment of ‘British Indian’ academics has continued to grow, reflecting expertise across disciplines: they now number 5,600, Hindustan Times reported. Continue reading “UK universities recruit more Indian academics, number reaches 5600 in 2017-18”

Nurses in India can practice their profession throughout India: Supreme Court Order

NEW DELHI Jan 31: The Supreme Court has observed that the Nursing Council Act of 1947 does not restrict the practice of nursing once a Degree or Diploma is granted by the State Authority to that State only. Continue reading “Nurses in India can practice their profession throughout India: Supreme Court Order”

Commonwealth Scholarship now available to UK nationals to study in India: Apply by Feb 15

LONDON Jan 31: The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) invites applications under Commonwealth Scholarship for UG/PG, BE/B.Tech courses, level courses from the recognised universities in India. Continue reading “Commonwealth Scholarship now available to UK nationals to study in India: Apply by Feb 15”

Florence Nightingale Nurses Awards: Nominations by 31st March 

Indian Nursing Council, 8th Floor, NBCC Centre, Plot No. 2, Community Centre Okhla Phase-I, New Delhi-110020, has invited Nominations for National Florence Nightingale Nurses Award For the year, 2019. Continue reading “Florence Nightingale Nurses Awards: Nominations by 31st March “

Separatist groups burn Indian flag in London, UK govt expresses regret

LONDON Jan 30: The United Kingdom government on Monday expressed regret after media reports emerged that the Indian national flag was burnt during a demonstration by separatist groups outside the India High Commission in London on Republic Day, PTI reported. Continue reading “Separatist groups burn Indian flag in London, UK govt expresses regret”

Jobless Indians desperate for work illegally left for New Zealand on boat from Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Jan 28: A man is in custody in Kerala, while his wife and daughter are missing, along with everyone else who boarded the fishing boat that police say left Munambam harbour in Kerala on January 12 carrying more than 100 people. Continue reading “Jobless Indians desperate for work illegally left for New Zealand on boat from Kerala”

Loka Kerala Sabha to be held in Dubai on February 15, 16

KOCHI Jan 25: The Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, is scheduled to visit Dubai on February 15 and 16, 2019. The primary purpose of the visit will be to attend the first regional session of the Loka Kerala Sabha. In addition to this, the CM will also attend several meetings in context of the Kerala flood relief. Continue reading “Loka Kerala Sabha to be held in Dubai on February 15, 16”

UK Malayalee was on a conference call at the time of crash in which he died

LONDON Jan 25: A speeding driver on a conference call died when he crashed into a pensioner’s car head on which also killed him, an inquest heard. Continue reading “UK Malayalee was on a conference call at the time of crash in which he died”