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European Parliament delegation to visit Kashmir today for first-hand information

The Narendra Modi government has agreed to host 23 members of the European Parliament, currently on a visit to India, in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday so they can see first-hand the ground situation in the region after the nullification of Article 370, which gave Jammu & Kashmir special status.

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh “It’s a deterrent, not a sign of aggression’

While the formal handover ceremony took place today, the first batch of four Rafale jets will fly to their home base in India by May 2020.

India receives first list Indian's' Swiss account details, next in 2020

India has received first tranche of details about financial accounts of its residents in Swiss banks under a new automatic exchange of information framework between the two countries, marking a significant milestone in the fight against black money suspected to be stashed abroad.

BBC Censors Sikh teachings; Lord Inderjit Quits

Lord Indarjit Singh — a prominent Sikh peer in the House of Lords — has quit BBC’s radio segment titled 'Thought For The Day', because of censorship on Sikh teachings, which BBC fears "might offend Muslims". The Sikh Lord accused the BBC of "prejudice and intolerance" in the way it handled a script referring to Guru Tegh Bahadur's martyrdom for fear of "Islamophobia".

Equal playing for Indians for UK immigration post-Brexit

British officials are set to test India’s reaction to proposals for a new post-Brexit immigration system unveiled in December. Home Office officials are set to meet with counterparts in India next week, as well as others, for discussions on the ‘Immigration White Paper’ unveiled by Home Secretary Sajid Javid last year, a senior Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) official has said.

Indians number highest among ‘overstayers’ in U.K.

India accounts for the largest number of individuals staying in the U.K. illegally, and the number of those subjected to forced returns to India has fallen by 50% in three years, Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said.

Britain set to impose restrictions on migrating workers including Indians

 Indian citizens and other non-EU citizens would have the same immigration rights as EU citizens in the U.K., under a system that will give priority to high-skilled workers.

Three breasts models walk the runway at Milan Fashion Week

Among many of the bizarre fashion statements, the latest one to make news are the three-breasted models walking the runway at Milan Fashion Week.

China’s Belt and Road projects face reversal as countries grumble over debt trap

China’s massive and expanding “Belt and Road” trade infrastructure project is running into speed bumps as some countries begin to grumble about being buried under Chinese debt.

NRI jailed for 28 years for killing wife to be deported to India

A non-resident Indian (NRI) serving a jail term in a UK jail for killing his wife over eight years ago is to be deported to India to serve the remainder of his murder sentence in Punjab.

Rahul talks of influence of Guru Nank dev on him to NRIs in Berlin

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday thanked the NRIs of Germany for helping form the party government in Punjab and said the Congress was working on the philosophy of Guru Nanak.

NRI pathologist accused of botching up post-mortems in North Manchester

An Indian-origin pathologist has been accused of botching up some post-mortems at a UK hospital and is under police investigation to establish if any criminal charges need to be brought against him.

Men and women in UK sleeping rough on the streets a too familiar sight

The a For a visitor to the U.K., men and women sleeping rough on the streets, both in city centres and in suburban areas, have sadly become an all-too-familiar sight, but figures have shown that the situation has been getting consistently worse. 

Naipaul dies at 85

 In an extraordinary career, Naipaul traveled as a self-described “barefoot colonial” from his rural Trinidad childhood to upper class England