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Indian falls to death from Bahrain building

Manama: An Indian man plunged to his death from the top of a three-storey building in Bahrain on Monday, the media reported. The incident took place in Gudaibiya city and the man was identified as Aseer, according to the Gulf Daily News. According to eye witnesses, the man was found[Read More…]

After 20 years to UN service, Satya Tripathi to chair as UN Assistant Secretary General

After 20 years to UN service, Satya Tripathi to chair as UN Assistant Secretary General

Development and environment expert Satya S Tripathi has been appointed an assistant Secretary-General and will head the UN Environment Programme’s New York office. The appointment made Monday by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was announced by his Spokesperson Stephane Guterres. Tripathi is now the third Indian at the senior levels of the UN hierarchy. He has served the UN for 20 years in “Europe, Asia and Africa on strategic assignments[Read More…]

Harvard biased against Indian, Asian students? US to probe

Harvard biased against Indian, Asian students? US to probe

President Trump’s administration is all set to probe a complaint by four Indian-American organisations and other Asian groups claiming that Harvard University discriminates against students from the communities during its admission process. Justice department spokeswoman, Sarah Isgur Flores said the department wants to probe the “administrative complaint filed by a[Read More…]

The crisis of identity: Who is an Indian?

The concept of identity: Who is an Indian?

Since the moment we are born, we’re labelled as ‘Hindu’, ‘Muslim’, ‘Sikh’, ‘Christian’, ‘SC’, ‘Adivasi’,  and what not. This is where our first confrontation with the concept of identity arises. Identity, as Merriam-Webster dictionary puts it, is the condition of being the same with something described or asserted. So, identity, as a matter[Read More…]

Australia declares online visa applications for Indians from July 1

Australia declares online visa applications for Indians from July 1

The Australian government declared that Indian nationals can apply for a visitor visa online starting July 1, on Monday. Australia’s Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Alex Hawke, said the online application would make applying for the country’s visitor visas easier. It will also enhance the experience for Indians,[Read More…]

Jadhav death sentence: Indian fueling hatred against Pakistan, says Islamabad

The “rhetoric” in the Indian Parliament on the sentencing of Kulbhushan Jadhav was “un-warranted,” said Pakistan, alleging that it is fueling hatred against them. Pakistan refused India’s request for consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav. Pakistan foreign secretary Tehmina Janjua said Indian high commissioner Gautam Bambawale that the hatred against Islamabad[Read More…]

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