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Disputes between Trinamool Congress, rebel Suvendu Adhikari 'resolved amicably' | Centre fails to achieve a breakthrough in talks with farmers, next meet on Dec 3 | BSF seizes 25,000 cattles, narcotics worth over Rs 62 crore along Indo-Bangladesh border this year | Centre holds meeting with farmers to find breakthrough in anti-farm laws protest | 'BJP only wants to take credit': Mamata Banerjee hits back at PM Modi over farmers' scheme

Indian woman dies in Riyadh after bitten by ant

Riyadh, Apr 4 (IBNS): An Indian woman, who was  bitten by a poisonous ant in Riyadh, died on Tuesday, media reports said.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Ian Grillot felicitated by Indian-Americans

Houston, Mar 26 (IBNS): Indian-Americans honoured Ian Grillot who tried to intervene during a shooting in which Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in a Kansas bar recently.

Mamata assures to rehabilitate IT professionals losing jobs in USA

Kolkata, July 21 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced from party's martyr day observation stage to open a special cell for those IT (Information Technology) professionals, who are losing their jobs in America after the US have introduced a new bill.

Uttar Pradesh celebrates 3-day Pravasi Divas, signs 13 MoUs

Agra, Jan 24 (IBNS) The youngest chief minister of the most populous state of India, AkhileshYadav, earlier this month inaugurated the first ever three-day Uttar Pradesh Pravasi Divas (UPPD) , a joint venture of the NRI department of Uttar Pradesh government and the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in tune with the week-long Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrated by the Government of India in January every year.

UN agency boosts efforts to end global hunger by 2030 with partnerships in India

New York, Jan 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is promoting agreements with the Indian Government and business sector to boost nutrition in the world’s second most populous country, with 1.3 billion people, a vital step in eradicating global hunger by 2030.

UN: India says Pakistan must eschew terrorism before talks can begin

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): In her address at the 70th United Nations General Assembly, Sushma Swaraj, India’s Minister for External Affairs responded to Pakistan’s peace initiative underscoring that while her country remains open to dialogue, Pakistan must eschew terrorism before serious talks between the two sides could begin.

India teams up with UN-backed alliance to accelerate financial inclusion for all

New York, Sep 4 (IBNS): The Government of India has taken a step closer to becoming a cashless economy by joining the Better Than Cash Alliance, a United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) initiative that helps enable countries transition to electronic payments.

Indian IT consultant killed in Australia

Sydney, Mar 8 (IBNS): An Indian IT consultant was stabbed to death in Australia's Westmead area on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday.

Indian doctors wish to come home from Ebola-hit Nigeria

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IBNS): Four Indian doctors wrote to the Indian government appealing to facilitate their return from Ebola-hit Nigeria, media reports said.

Ohio Hindu temple consecrating deities

Columbus, Aug 8 (IBNS) Hindu Temple & Heritage Hall of Toledo in Sylvania (Ohio) is holding a grand three-day Murti Pratishta Mahotsava (idols consecration festival) on Aug 7-8-9.

Hate crime: Sikh man hit by truck in NY

New York, Aug 4 (IBNS): In an apparent racial attack, a 29-year-old Sikh man was allegedly hit by a pickup truck in New York. He was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition, media reports said.

PM to US Indian doctors – let’s join hands for a healthy nation

New Delhi/San Antonio, June 29 (IBNS) Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a speech which was read out by the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan last night to a gathering of US-based Indian medical professionals said that the aim of his government is to bring about a “complete transformation” of the health sector through research, innovation and the latest technology.

Zed opens US House of Representatives with Hindu prayer

Nevada, June 21 (IBNS) United States House of Representatives in Washington DC opened with a Hindu prayer on June 19.

US House of Representatives to open with Hindu prayer

Nevada, June 17 (IBNS) United States House of Representatives in Washington DC will open with Hindu prayer on June 19 at 12 noon.

US Hindus welcome new SBC president

Nevada, June 11 (IBNS): A US based Hindu group has congratulated Reverend Ronnie Floyd on his election as the President of Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) on Jun 10 in Baltimore (USA) and hoped that he would promote interfaith dialogue in the USA and the world.