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PIO killed in baseball bat attack in UK

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An Indian-origin man has been killed in the UK by an unidentified person who attacked him with a baseball bat, Scotland Yard said as it offered a reward of 10,000 pounds for inputs leading to the accused`s arrest. Satnam Singh, 45, was walking with a friend in Hayes area of southwest London when a silver […]

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Alok is UK communities minister

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Indian-origin MP Alok Sharma was appointed minister of state in the Department for Communities and Local Government in the UK government. The Conservative party MP had held on to his Reading West seat by 2,876 votes in the June 8 general election. He is absolutely delighted to be elected as MP for a third time. […]

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Delhi-Mumbai-Tel Aviv flight service

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India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indian diaspora in Israel to visit India more often and announced plans to launch flight service to Tel Aviv from Delhi and Mumbai. He promised to ease the process of acquiring Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards by Israelis of Indian origin. People […]

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Peru envoy made NY Consul General

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India`s Ambassador to Peru Sandeep Chakravorty has been appointed as the head of the Indian consulate in New York. The 1996 Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer will replace Riva Ganguly Das as Consul General in one of the busiest Indian diplomatic missions overseas. Chakravorty (47) was India`s Deputy High Commissioner in Dhaka, before being appointed […]