Five from Dakshina Kannada airlifted from Afghanistan

Monday, August 23rd, 2021
Afghan Flight

Mangaluru : Seven Kannadigas who returned to their homeland from Afghanistan on Sunday August 22, five of them from Mangaluru. The government has airlifted Indian citizens stranded in Afghanistan.  Dinesh Rai from Bajpe, Jagadish Poojary from Hosangady near Moodbidri, Desmond Davis D’Souza from Kinnigoli Pakshikere, Prasand Anand from Thokkottu and Shravan Anchan from Urwa were airlifted from Afghanistan […]

Hundreds of huts of ‘illegal Bangladeshi immigrants’ razed in Bengaluru, turns out all are indians

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

Bengaluru : Days after BJP MLA Arvind Limbavalli tweeted a video of shantytowns in North Bengaluru’s Kariyammana Agrahara area, claiming that the settlements belong to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, the houses were razed to the ground on Sunday and rendered thousands homeless. The electricity and water supply to the location was cut off three days ago. […]

Mortal remains of 14 identified Indians to be flown from Sudan to India : Indian Embassy

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Khartoum : The mortal remains of the 14 Indians identified so far after the horrific fire tragedy at a ceramics factory here last week will be sent to India from Tuesday, according to the Indian mission here. The Indian Embassy, citing reports, had earlier said that 18 Indians were among 23 people killed and over […]

Satyanarayana puja : 11 Indians deported from Kuwait want to return

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Mangaluru : Eleven persons from Dakshina Kannada, who were deported from Kuwait last month for performing Satyanarayana puja, are hoping to return. Among them is Santosh Kumar Rai, a resident of Mangaluru who had been employed as painting supervisor in Kuwait Oil Company. Claiming that there was no case against them, he said: “We are […]

3 Indians shortlisted for one way trip to Mars

Monday, February 16th, 2015

London: Three Indians, two women and one man, have made it to the list of 100 applicants who will move on to the next round of an ambitious private mission that aims to send four people on a one-way trip to Mars in 2024. From the initial 202,586 applicants, only 100 hopefuls have been selected […]

Indian nurses freed by Iraqi militants, head home with 70 others

Friday, July 4th, 2014
Indian nurses

New Delhi : The 46 Indian nurses, held captive by ISIS militants in Mosul in Iraq, have been freed, the government said on Friday. “Hope has triumphed… The process is underway to get them back to India,” said the Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Syed Akbaruddin. “We can confirm that the Indian nurses who were […]

43% of Indians back Modi as next PM: Poll

Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

News Dlhi : Forty-three per cent of Indians backed Narendra Modi as the leading choice for the next Prime Minister while Rahul Gandhi emerged as the second choice, according to an opinion poll by a market research agency. According to the poll conducted by Ipsos, the support for Modi’s candidature was higher among men than […]

Indians have black skin that highlights gold jewellery Chinese daily

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Indians Black skin

Beijing: Indians have black skin that highlights gold jewellery, a state-run Chinese daily says in an article that goes on to observe that even girls begging on roadsides have a “gold nail in the nose” and that Indian women don’t go out without a nose ring. “Indian women won’t go out” without a gold nose […]

Gurdwara shooting: Four Indians among 6 killed

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
Gururwar Shooting

Washington: Four of the six victims killed in the shooting incidents at Wisconsin Gurudwara are Indian nationals, one of them being a recent visitor from India. The Indian Embassy while disclosing the names of those killed in the shooting, did not confirm who among them were Indians. The names of the victims are Sita Singh […]

63rd Republic Day parades conducted amid pride progress in India

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Bangalore: Indians with patriotic pride of having a constitution of their own, are celebration their 63rd Republic Day in New Delhi and Bangalore in high spirits, as a leading country’s citizens in the world. Mme. Pratibha Devisingh patil un furled the flag in tricolors at Raj path near India gate, and in Karnataka, governor Hans […]