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Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago speaks out on racial bias against stranded Indian origin people

Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago has accused a newspaper of fueling racial bias when there was none,  he claims and is using Guyana’s Indian origin Prime Minister Moses Verasammy Nagamootoo’s decision to not open Guyanese airspace as it could lead to  5,000 Guyanese diaspora to returning home which may overwhelm Guyana’s healthcare system. In […]

Russian Deputy PM discusses diamond processing and tourism during India visit

Yury Trutnev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District led a high-level delegation to India from 15-19 June 2019. The delegation included senior officials from the Russian Ministry for Far East Development, Far East Investment and Export Agency, representatives of Russian regions, industry representatives and […]

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Parental care: Jail term for those who abandon their parents?

Abandoning parents may send you to jail. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 is being considered for amendments which inter-alia propose that “whoever, having the care or protection of parent(s)/senior citizen(s) intentionally abuses or abandons such parent(s)/senior citizen(s) shall be punishable with imprisonment of not less than three months which […]

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Mark Zuckerberg is investing big in an Indian firm!

An Indian initiative has got a funding of USD 50 million from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. Indian initiative BYJU’s has Mark Zuckerberg excited and he expressed his happiness in the following words: As part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Priscilla and I (Mark Zuckerberg ) are investing in an Indian education technology company we’re excited about called BYJU’s. […]