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Dubai-based Indian boy makes special portrait of Modi

A Dubai-based 14-year-old boy from Kerala has made a six-layered stencil portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a gift to him on the occasion of the country's Republic Day (January 26), a media report said

Nepali women migrants repatriated from Beirut

Ten undocumented Nepali women migrant workers stranded in Lebanon for several months made it home on Thursday

Indian expat wins $54,451 in Dubai draw

A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian expat has won 200,000 dirhams ($54,451) at the weekly Mahzooz draw in Dubai, the media reported

Turkey deports 40 illegally residing Pakistani citizens

Turkey has deported 40 Pakistanis who were reportedly residing in the country illegally, Express News reported on Friday, with the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) confirming the development

Daughters to testify in Indian couple's murder in Dubai

Two daughters of an Indian couple who were murdered inside their home in Dubai, will testify at a court next month, the media reported

Biden's speechwriter Vinay Reddy makes Indian village proud

Villagers of Pothireddypeta in Karimnagar district of Telangana, about 200 km from Hyderabad, feel proud that Cholleti Vinay Reddy, an Indian American, has been appointed as the director of speechwriting of new US President Joe Biden

Bangladeshi man beaten to death in South Africa

A 30-year-old Bangladeshi man was beaten to death by miscreants in Brixton, Johannesburg, South Africa at 10am (local time) on Tuesday

Bahrain urged to take back Bangladeshi expats

Bangladesh has urged the Bahrain government to take back expatriate Bangladeshis who were stuck due to the COVID-19 pandemic

A 'desi' at the White House: Kamala Harris says she'll ensure a pathway for Asian community

On the eve of her taking over as the path-breaking first vice president of Asian descent, Kamal Harris assured her fellow Americans from the continent celebrating her victory that she will ensure a pathway is open for the community – and that is a lesson she learned from her mother

Migrant Nepali workers paid hefty sums for overseas jobs and returned

Unemployed, Raju Parajuli thought a cleaner job in Dubai in exchange for Rs125,000 was not that bad of an offer

Indians travel from exclusion to vice presidency in the United States

The first Indian recorded to have reached the shores of the United States is a man from Madras (now Chennai), the area from where the family of Shyamala Gopalan, mother of Kamala Harris - who is set to become Vice President of the US on January 20 -  hails

Shyamala Gopalan to Kamala Devi Harris: A timeline of two audacious journeys

When Kamala Harris takes oath as America's Vice President on January 20, 2020, it will be a moment without parallel in the country's history. Harris will be the first Indian and Black American, the first woman, and first woman of color to ever win the election to America's highest political office

UAE's Indian businessman nominated for Centre for Migration

M.A. Yusuffali, Chairman and Managing Director of UAE-based Lulu Group International has been nominated as an expert member of the Governing Council of India Centre for Migration (ICM) by India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

NFIA elects Ajoy Dube as new president

Ajoy Dube from Bellflower, California is the new president of the National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA)

Indian names bloom in White House power circle

Kamala Devi Harris, Vivek Murthy, Gautam Raghavan, Mala Adiga, Vinay Reddy, Bharat Ramamurti, Neera Tanden, Celine Gounder, Atul Gawande are some of the Indian names that are blooming more now than at any other time in the innermost circles of the White House and that too within weeks after the #MyNameIs blowback to Republicans' mangling of US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' first name during the 2020 campaign

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